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Vanessa Pierre, Megale Prytanis

Vanessa Pierre, Megale Prytanis

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Salvete et καὶ χαίρετε! I am a rising senior studying Classical Languages at the University of Iowa. I was born in Gonaives, Haiti and moved to Florida with my family when I was 11 years old. I started to learn Latin in high school. In addition to teaching Latin, my…

Alexandra Howell, Megale Chrysophylax

Alexandra Howell, Megale Chrysophylax

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Salvete omnes! My name is Alexandra Howell, and I am the 2015-2016 Megale Chrysophylax. I was born and raised in New Orleans where I fell in love with the classics over eight years ago in my first Latin class. After high school, I made the trek up the Mississippi to…

News from the 87th Annual Convention

News from the 87th Annual Convention

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Over 100 delegates from 16 chapters attended the 87th annual convention in Atlantic City, NJ at the invitation of Stockton University.  Attendees conducted the business of the society but also enjoyed scholarly presentations from students and faculty, certamina, and Greek dancing lessons. Among the highlights… Petitions for new chapters were approved from…

Convention Deadlines Approach

Convention Deadlines Approach

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The cut off for the convention rate at the Courtyard Marriott is March 18.  (This is an extension.)  The deadline for regular registrations for the convention is March 20.  After the 20th, all registrations will be assessed a late fee and must be made on-line.  For more information, please visit the Annual Convention page.…

Call for Papers: SCS 2016 in San Francisco

Call for Papers:  SCS 2016 in San Francisco

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The Next Generation: Papers by Undergraduate Classics Students A Panel Sponsored by Eta Sigma Phi for the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society for Classical Studies January 7-10, 2016 San Francisco, CA Eta Sigma Phi, the national honorary society for classical studies, invites papers from undergraduate members of the SCS. …

ΗΣΦ Events at CAMWS-SS

ΗΣΦ Events at CAMWS-SS

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Eta Sigma Phi will once again sponsor a panel of undergraduate research at the biennial meeting of the Southern Section of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South. The following papers were selected from those submitted to the society: Mason Johnson, Rhodes College, “Behind The Lines: Analyzing Definite…

Tim Morris, Megas Prytanis

Tim Morris, Megas Prytanis

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Salvete! I am a rising senior at Monmouth College and am looking forward to a great year with Eta Sigma Phi. I have been studying Latin since my freshman year at high school and I went straight to studying it at college. I didn’t know very much about Eta Sigma…

Claire Drone-Silvers, Megale Grammateus

Claire Drone-Silvers, Megale Grammateus

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When I joined Eta Sigma Phi as a freshman at Truman State University, I wasn’t expecting to find such a wonderfully active, positive, and supportive group of people who all wanted to share their love of the classics with each other – but that is indeed one of the many…

Mason Johnson, Megas Hyparchos

Mason Johnson, Megas Hyparchos

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Salvete omnes/χαίρετε πάντες! I am Mason Johnson, rising senior at the Beta Psi chapter at Rhodes College, and it is my honor and privilege to be your Megas Hyparchos for 2014-15! I left high school dead set on going to medical school, but now after coming to college and continuing…

Katelynn Torcato, Megale Chrysophylax

Katelynn Torcato, Megale Chrysophylax

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I am Katelynn Torcato, a senior at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and President of Chapter Theta Tau.  I was extremely excited and honored to be elected as your Megale Chrysophylax.   I’m a double major in Literature and Education as well as a double minor in Latin and Creative Writing.   After…