New Members Inducted into Sigma Tau Delta at The University of Mobile

Emily Deal Education, News

MOBILE, Ala. – The Gamma chapter of Sigma Tau Delta at the University of Mobile inducted seven new student members during the spring semester. Students who met high academic standards were invited to become honor society members.

Sigma Tau Delta is an international English honor society and the university’s Gamma Chapter was chartered in 1983. The group is dedicated to cultivating the disciplines of English and fostering literacy.

The formal ceremony featured a catered dinner, induction of new members, and a time of fellowship. Each new member received a membership certificate and an official society pin.

Faculty sponsor for Sigma Tau Delta is Amy Burdette, instructor of English.

New members are:

  • Alaina Davis
  • Abbie Hedden
  • Alexis Knott
  • Hailey Morgan
  • Anna Olsen
  • Martionna Salinas
  • Jacylin Smith

The University of Mobile is a Christ-centered university with a vision of “Higher Education for a Higher Purpose,” founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions in an environment where they are known.

About the University of Mobile

The University of Mobile is a Christ-centered university offering on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in over 75 academic programs. Founded in 1961, the University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.

For information about the University of Mobile, areas of study, admissions and more, visit, connect with UM on social media @univofmobile, or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Emily Deal

Emily Deal is the social media specialist for the marketing and public relations office at the University of Mobile. Emily's background is in advertising where she solidified her skills in design, quality assurance, and art direction. She earned a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in graphic design from UM in 2016. She is a devoted member of Mars Hill Church where she volunteers with the children's ministry most Sundays. Some of her favorite things are wildflowers, live music and, most importantly, dogs.