To honor men and women who strive for and attain excellence in the study of Spanish and in the knowledge of the literature and culture of Spanish-speaking people.
To honor those who work to make known to English-speaking peoples the Hispanic contributions to world cultures.
To encourage a greater interest in and deeper understanding among college students of Hispanic cultures.
To foster friendly relations and mutual respect between Spanish-speaking and English-speaking peoples.
Sigma Delta Mu had its foundation in Sigma Delta Pi, the nation’s largest honor society in the field of foreign language. It was begun in 1979 and was developed by the enormous energy and talent of Dr. T. Earle Hamilton,
The Society shall receive into its membership, irrespective of membership in, or affiliation with, other honor, recognition, professional, service, or fraternal organizations, only those who attain its..
Los neófitos permanecen afuera de la sala de la iniciación. Se les instruye de antemano todo lo concerniente a su participación en el ritual. En la sala de iniciación se encuentran los miembros antiguos sentados