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Convention Materials Now Available

Convention Materials Now Available

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Registration is now open for the 88th Annual Convention hosted by the Gamma Omicron Chapter of Monmouth College.  You can find details about lodging, registration, and convention activities on the Convention page.  Please join us April 1-3 in Monmouth; March 14 is the cut-off for timely hotel reservations and March…

Eta Sigma Phi Welcomes Newest Chapter

Eta Sigma Phi Welcomes Newest Chapter

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Eta Sigma Phi is pleased to welcome our newest chapter (Iota Phi) from San Francisco State University. They completed their first initiation ceremony on December 11, 2015 with a total of 20 initiates with 9 Active inductees and 11 Associate inductees. Congratulations!…

Mentoring Program in California

Mentoring Program in California

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Starting a new Latin position in California? Here is a new resource for you! The new California Latin Teacher Mentoring Project has now posted an online link, hosted by California Classical Association South at ccasouth.org.  This link will offer a place for any new Latin teacher working in California to…

Jeremiah Weigert, Megas Grammateus

Jeremiah Weigert, Megas Grammateus

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Jeremiah Dane Weigert was born in a valley of fresh hewn corn from the mid-fall harvest near a little town called Fairfield. He grew, strengthened by the muddy water of the banks of the Skunk River. Weigert began to study the Latin language in order that he might read ancient…

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…