Alumnae Awards

Phyllis

2014 Alumna of the Year, Phyllis Sudman, Gamma-Ohio State (2nd from rt), received her award at the National Convention. Pictured here with National VP Caren Silverman, Phi-Penn State, Lori Marion Fair, Phi-Penn State and National President Michelle Carlson, Gamma Psi-Arizona State.

Sigma Delta Tau Outstanding Alumna Award

The prestigious Sigma Delta Tau Outstanding Alumna Award was created in 1952 to recognize exceptional alumnae who have donated volunteer service on behalf of humanity and education. Sigma Delta Tau has presented this award to the following alumnae:

  • 1952 Sylvia Van Straten Kaufman (1946), Iota-McGill University
  • 1956 Roselyn Mathews Reisman (1936), Gamma-The Ohio State University
  • 1966 Miriam Simon Levy (1923), Beta-University of Pennsylvania
  • 1968 Alicerose Schnadig Barman (1939), Kappa-University of Illinois
  • 1988 Estelle Masters Rosenblum (1951), Pi-University of Iowa
  • 1990 Terri Cook Fields (1970), Beta Beta-Michigan State & Alpha Pi-University of Arizona
  • 1992 Susan Sturc Lederman (1958), Chi-University of Michigan
  • 1994 Sherry Lansing (1966), Sigma-Northwestern University
  • 1996 Floriene Kay Lieberman (1950), Xi-University of Oklahoma
  • 1998 Maxine Foreman Zarrow (1946), Tau-University of Texas
  • 2000 Lynn Schreiber Price (1977), Kappa-University of Illinois
  • 2004 SuEllen Weissman Fried (1953), Alpha Eta-Washington University
  • 2006 Phyllis Kestenbaum Snyder (1969), Alpha-Cornell University
  • 2008 Gloria Buchbinder Cohen (1967), Alpha Rho-New York University
  • 2010 Terry Markoff Savage (1966), Chi-University of Michigan
  • 2012 Marilyn Saikin Stahl (1958), Tau-University of Texas
  • 2014 Phyllis Satinsky Sudman (1992), Gamma-The Ohio State University

Sigma Delta Tau Honor Key

The Sigma Delta Tau Honor Key is the sorority’s highest national recognition. The key is awarded for outstanding service to Sigma Delta Tau. This ultimate honor has been awarded to:

  • Regene Freund Cohane (1920), Alpha-Cornell University
  • Miriam Simon Levy (1923), Beta-University of Pennsylvania
  • Miriam Hoffman Jacobs (1923), Gamma-The Ohio State University
  • Ray Sommer (1926), Zeta-Louisiana State University
  • Leah Affron Kartman (1927), Kappa-University of Illinois
  • Leona Payne Briskman (1931), Kappa-University of Illinois
  • Miriam Rosenbloum Grant (1935), Rho-University of Alabama
  • Roselyn Mathews Reisman (1936), Gamma-The Ohio State University
  • Ruth Metzger Katz (1939), Kappa-University of Illinois
  • Lorraine Spinner Orner (1940), Kappa-University of Illinois
  • Patricia Jackson Linderman (1943), Upsilon-Indiana University
  • Harriet Burgheim Rodenberg (1959), Upsilon-Indiana University
  • Carol Stein Loewenstein (1964), Epsilon-University of Cincinnati

 

Sigma Delta Tau Achievement Award

The Sigma Delta Tau Achievement Award is given in recognition of outstanding leadership and community service. This award, which may be given to a member or non-member, was first presented in 1938. There have been seven recipients.

  • 1938 Hannah G. Solomon (non-member)
  • 1948 Marilyn Appelbaum Tallman (1940), Kappa-University of Illinois
  • 1952 Lucille Lorie (non-member)
  • 1954 Sylvia Levin (1955), Alpha-Cornell University
  • 1956 Regene Freund Cohane (1920), Alpha-Cornell University
  • 1980 Hirsh Schwartz (non-member)
  • 1984 SuEllen Weissman Fried (1951), Alpha Eta-Washington University