Sigma Delta Pi - National Spanish Honor Society
Sigma Delta Pi is the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society. Carson-Newman is home to the Gamma Chi chapter. The Society's purposes are:
1) To honor those who attain excellence in the study of the Spanish language and in the study of the literature and culture of the Spanish-speaking peoples;
2) To honor those who have made the Hispanic contributions to modern culture better known in the English-speaking world;
3) To encourage college and university students to acquire a greater interest in and a deeper understanding of Hispanic culture;
4) To foster friendly relations and mutual respect between the nations of Hispanic speech and those of English speech;
5) To serve its membership in ways which will contribute to the attainment of the goals and ideals of the society.