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New Chapters

New Chapters

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Eta Sigma Phi welcomes its newest chapters: Iota Eta at Ohio Wesleyan University, Iota Theta at Whitman College, Iota Iota at The University of Texas at San Antonio, and Iota Kappa at Loyola University Chicago.…

Alpha Iota Announces New Classics Blog

Alpha Iota Announces New Classics Blog

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Classical Perspective is a brief blog which considers contemporary news with classical studies in mind.  Covering a broad range of topics from the political, the pop cultural, to even the scientific, the posts aim to demonstrate that the understanding of antique language, literature, and history is valuable in many spheres.…

2012 Scholarship Winners

2012 Scholarship Winners

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Brent Malcom Froberg Schlolarship to the American School of Classical Studies in Athens Brandon Jones (Alpha Sigma at Emory University). Mr. Jones is a PhD student at the University of Washington and an alumnus of Boston College (MA) and Emory University (BA). He was elected into the Alpha Sigma at…

2012 Translation Contest Results

2012 Translation Contest Results

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Winners of the 2012 Eta Sigma Phi Maurine Dallas Watkins Sight Translation Contests 63rd Annual Greek Translation Contest Advanced Greek (36 entries) 1st Paul Bisagni, Kenyon College, Theta Pi (The Lawrence Crowson Prize) 2nd Mark Patrick Huggins, University of Tennessee, Beta Delta 3rd Kirsten Block, Hillsdale College, Eta Delta; Celsiana…

Quis-τίς

Quis-τίς

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Delegates to the 84th annual convention at the University of Missouri-Columbia voted to name the mascot of Eta Sigma Phi Quis-τίς. Give a hoot. What do you think of the new name?…

Bernice L. Fox Teacher Training Scholarship

Bernice L. Fox Teacher Training Scholarship

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Eligibility: Eta Sigma Phi members  who are now teaching, or preparing to teach, at the pre-collegiate level,  who have received a Bachelor’s within the last ten years; or who expect to receive it before the summer of current academic year; and who have not received a doctoral degree. The Award of $500 will support…

Annual Summer Travel Scholarships

Annual Summer Travel Scholarships

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The Trustees of Eta Sigma Phi are pleased to announce the following scholarships. Nota bene: Separate application for admission to the desired program must be made to AAR, ASCSA, or VS. The Scholarship to the Classical Summer School at the American Academy in Rome has a value of $3,425. Programs…

2011 Report of the Chair of the Board of Trustees

2011 Report of the Chair of the Board of Trustees

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The first discussion by the Board at the 2011 meeting in Austin, Texas concerned persons. The names of continuing and newly appointed members of Eta Sigma Phi committees, with designation of the committee Chair and end date of term of service, will appear in the next edition of the NUNTIUS…

Report of the Resolutions Committee from the 83rd Annual Convention

Report of the Resolutions Committee from the 83rd Annual Convention

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There are more sayings about Texas than there are counties in Delaware. The place is like a letter of Seneca, it’s so full of apophthegmata. Some, such as former governor George W. Bush, say “Disciplina praesidium civitatis,” or “Discipline is the defense of the state.” Others say, “Noli vexare Texiam,”…

Minutes of the 2011 Annual Convention

Minutes of the 2011 Annual Convention

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The 83rd annual Eta Sigma Phi convention took place in Austin, Texas at the invitation of Gamma Sigma at the University of Texas at Austin on March 25–27, 2011. After registration on Friday afternoon, the convention opened with over 85 delegates from around 26 different chapters gathering outside the Union…