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Letter Writing Campaign

Letter Writing Campaign

According to a professor of Latin at the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, the Greek Minister of Education is considering eliminating Latin from the high-school curriculum. In hopes of saving Latin from being eliminated, it has been suggested that a letter writing campaign might help! Please talk to your Eta Sigma…

Ovatio for Ruth Scodel

Ovatio for Ruth Scodel

We are honoring tonight Professor Ruth Scodel, the D. R. Shackleton-Bailey Collegiate Professor of Greek and Latin at the University of Michigan, a well-known specialist in Greek literature among Classicists, with research interests from Homer to Greek tragedy and beyond. Professor Scodel was educated as an undergraduate at the University…

Michele Valerie Ronnick

Michele Valerie Ronnick

Born in Rhode Island and raised in Florida, Michele Valerie Ronnick did not discover Latin until her senior year at Sarasota Senior High School, when the French teacher retired and Dr. Ronnick’s brother persuaded his sister to replace the empty spot in her schedule with Latin. Her fate was sealed,…

Honorary Members: Kappa Delta at University of Montana

Honorary Members: Kappa Delta at University of Montana

Christopher Comer and Nick Smerker Christopher Comer, Professor of Neuroscience and Dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences, was awarded honorary membership in Eta Sigma Phi for his tireless advocacy of the humanities at the University of Montana. He studied Latin in the earlier stages of his higher education.…