Professional Honor Society in
Physical Education, Wellness & Sport

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Sigma Delta
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●     Who We Are

Sigma Delta is an organization consisting of students who have a major or minor in the areas of Physical Education, Wellness and Sport. Our members consists of students who plan to be teachers, coaches, athletic trainers, exercise specialists, sports marketing professionals, sports management professionals, and many other physical education, wellness and sport professionals.

●     What We Do

Members of Sigma Delta are future professionals who desire to have a presence not only on the Union University campus but in the community as well. Sigma Delta participates in activities such as the Carl Perkins Christmas Special, Wellness Week, Special Olympics, Homecoming, regional and state conventions in the field.

●     How To Join

All students who have a major or minor in the areas of Physical Education, Wellness and Sport are welcome to attend meetings and become involved. If you are interested and do not receive any information through campus email, please contact one of the sponsors at the contact info listed below.

●     When We Meet

Sigma Delta meets regularly on the third Monday of each month in the Fred DeLay Gymnasium at 10:00 a.m. Additional meetings are occasionally scheduled.

●     How To Become An Honor Society Member - Online Application Form

Requirements to become a member of the Sigma Delta Honor Society include an overall grade point average of 2.75 and a grade point average of 3.25 in your major.  Induction takes place in the spring semester.  If you are interested in applying for membership in the honor society, please complete the application form by December 1st. It will be submitted to the sponsors.

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●     Helpful Links

Tennessee Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (TAHPERD)
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD)

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●     Internship/Job Opportunities

As you start thinking about possible internships, please think ahead. There are numerous possibilities in the Jackson area. Many more opportunities in Memphis, Nashville and other parts of the country that would be great summer internships. However, you must plan ahead. Do not wait until the last minute to find a spot. We often receive requests for interns or full-time employment from numerous companies in the area and across the country. If you need help getting starting, do not hesitate to come see one of us.


●     Sigma Delta Officers

2013-14:  Megan Roney, Brian Castro, Savannah Hari

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●     Sigma Delta Events and Activities

If you wish to have members of Sigma Delta help with your event, please contact on of the sponsors listed below.

 - Christmas with children from the Carl Perkins Center for Child Abuse
 - Special Olympics: winter and spring activities
 - Volunteer to work field days at local elementary schools

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●     For more information about Sigma Delta, please contact one of the sponsors

Name Position Office Email Office Phone
Dr. Matt Brunett Assistant Professor of Sports Management 731-661-6515
Jonathan Allen Associate Athletic Trainer/Instructor 731-661-5280
Dr. Linn Stranak PEWS Department Chair/Instructor 731-661-5288

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