Category Archives: University of Akron

#WHM – Mary Thompson Stevens, M.D., Delta Gamma

Today is the date on which Delta Gamma and Phi Delta Theta celebrate Founders’ Day. (For information about the connection these two organizations share, see http://wp.me/p20I1i-AS). I wish them both a very Happy Founders’ Day, but it is an amazing Delta … Continue reading

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Phi Delta Theta’s 167th on Boxing Day

The previous post focused on the disappointment of three young women, Eva Webb, Anna Boyd, and Mary Comfort, who were unable to travel from the Lewis School in Oxford, Mississippi, to their homes about 100 miles away in Kosciusko during … Continue reading

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Mary E. Gladwin, R.N., Winner of the Florence Nightingale Medal and a ΔΓ

National Nurses Week started on May 6, National Nurses Day, and it ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday.  In 1920, Mary Elizabeth Gladwin, an 1881 initiate of Delta Gamma’s Eta Chapter, was awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal by the … Continue reading

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