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92nd Annual Convention

The 92nd Annual Convention will be held in Kenosha, WI April 17-19 at the invitation of Theta Omicron of Carthage College. The convention will begin on Friday evening and conclude by noon on Sunday.  Graeca et Latina et caseus aderunt.

Call for Papers

Registration (on-line, with payment via PayPal)

Registration by Mail

Hotel Reservations

The local committee, in consultation with Eta Sigma Phi, has reserved a block of rooms at Wyndham Garden Kenosha Harborside for the conference.  The hotel is located at 15125 6th Ave, Kenosha, WI 53140.  The group rate is $98.99 per night for a room with a single king bed, $109.99 for two queen beds.  Reservations may be made by phone at (262) 658-3281 or on-line at Eta Sigma Phi Conference to secure the convention rate.  If calling, be sure to mention Eta Sigma Phi.  (If that fails, give the society’s motto:  φιλοσοῦμεν καὶ φιλοκαλοῦμεν.)  The deadline for reservations at this rate is March 17, 2020

Chapter Reports

During the business sessions, one delegate from each chapter will report on the activities of the chapter since the last convention. Reports should be no more than five minutes long. A $100.00 award will be given at convention for the best service project sponsored by a local chapter promoting classical languages and cultures. Chapters interested in competing for these prizes should bring written summaries of these activities and include detailed information about their projects in their chapter reports. Chapter reports will be published in Nuntius and may be submitted via the website at https://www.etasigmaphi.org/members/membership-forms .

Chapters Contests to be Decided at the Convention

  • Outreach Prize (above)
  • Best Chapter T-Shirt or other Regalia
  • Vir et Femina Vestiti Splendidissime
  • Latin Declamation Prize
  • Greek Declamation Prize

Is your chapter interested in hosting the convention?

The 93rd Annual Convention will be hosted by the Eta Zeta chapter of Truman State University in Kirksville, MO.

Proposals for hosting the 2022 national convention will be considered at this year’s convention.  If your chapter is interested in making a proposal, some things to consider are (1) the support of your adviser; (2) the availability of lodging, either on campus or nearby at a motel or hotel; (3) travel to the convention by air, train, bus, and automobile; and (4) financial support of the chapter, the appropriate department(s), the institution, or state and local organizations.  For more information, see Convention Bids.

Are you interested in running for a national office?

Nominations for national officers (president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer) will be accepted at the business meeting on Saturday, with the election and installation at the business meeting on Sunday.  Any undergraduate student who has been duly initiated into his or her local chapter, with the report of the initiation and the initiation fee received by the national office, is eligible to run.  The national president must be a senior during the year of the office. Candidates must be present for the election process and for the induction ceremony on Sunday. Delegates who have to leave the convention before Sunday noon are not eligible to run for office.