University of South Alabama Chapter

     Phi Sigma Iota


Chi Omega, #263







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Phi Sigma Iota recognizes outstanding ability and high standards of students and faculty of foreign languages, literatures and cultures (including classics, linguistics, philology, comparative literature ESL, bilingual education, and second language acquisition). It is the highest academic honor in the field of foreign languages. Phi Sigma Iota has initiated over 50,000 members since its foundation in 1917, and it has created and supports numberous scholarship programs.


In October 2012, a chapter of the society was established at the University of south Alabama with an inaugural class of 16 students from French, German, Russian and Spanish languages. The initiation ceremony officially inducting these students into the society was held on April 19, 2013.


As a Phi Sigma Iota member you:

  • form part of a national network of colleagues


  • participate in a learning community to broaden horizons


  • avail of local and national leadership opportunities


  • get publication opportunities in the Society’s issues of The Forum and Chapter News


  • are eligible for Phi Sigma Iota scholarships.








Dr. Zoya Khan

HUMB 331

251 461 1360




University of South Alabama- Mobile, AL 36688-0002 / (251) 460-6101
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