Theater Club

The mission of the University of St. Thomas Theater Club is to advance the common good by encouraging students to express themselves creatively; using critical thinking skills to write, perform, and analyze works of theater; and creating and growing a community for theatrical appreciation at St. Thomas

For information about the club and its meetings and other events, fill out a Club Contact Form on the UST Student Club Directory site or contact the club's faculty advisor, Dr. Amy Muse (

Membership in Sigma Tau Delta provides opportunities for those interested in English language and literature to join with like-minded persons on the local, regional, national, and international levels. The Iota Psi chapter of Sigma Tau Delta was founded at St. Thomas in 1988.

Becoming a Member

Students who have a grade point average of at least 3.0 in English courses, rank at least in the highest 35 percent of their class in general scholarship, and have completed at least three semesters of university level work are eligible to apply for membership. There is a one-time membership fee of $40 for new members. For more information about Sigma Tau Delta, please check out its national website or write to Dr. Laura Zebuhr, faculty advisor for Iota Psi.

Membership Benefits

Student membership in Sigma Tau Delta is only open by invitation to undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at a college or university with an active Sigma Tau Delta chapter. It is an outward recognition of personal accomplishment and signifies that those invited to join Sigma Tau Delta have achieved the Society’s high standards of academic excellence. Benefits of membership include:

Academic Recognition

  • Members receive a personalized Sigma Tau Delta membership certificate and the official Society pin to signify high achievement in English language, writing, and literature.
  • Members may wear Sigma Tau Delta regalia at graduation and other important ceremonies to celebrate their accomplishments.


  • Members are eligible to apply for a variety of Sigma Tau Delta scholarships valued at up to $5,000 each.

Writing Awards and Opportunities

  • Members may submit papers for publication in The Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle and The Sigma Tau Delta Review. Works selected for publication are also eligible for overall awards and monetary prizes.


  • Members may apply for Sigma Tau Delta co-sponsored internships with a major publisher and an online book store that funds worldwide literacy initiatives.

Annual Convention

  • Members who attend the annual convention have opportunities to hear students from throughout the U.S. and abroad present their creative and critical writing, to attend sessions on student leadership and chapter activities, and to listen to presentations by noted authors. Featured speakers at recent conventions include Neil Gaiman (2009), Azar Nafisi (2010), Poet Laureate Kay Ryan (2011), Natasha Trethewey (2012), and Ursula Le Guin (2013).

Student Leadership and Community Service

  • Members may compete for officer positions and take part in community service projects at many campus chapters.

Career Advancement

  • Members may use their honor society affiliation as a tangible sign of academic success to help advance their professional career.

Lifetime Affiliation and Fellowship

  • Members who wish to stay connected with the Society after graduation are eligible to join Sigma Tau Delta's Alumni Epsilon Chapter