Category Archives: Delta Gamma

It’s Founders’ Day for Delta Gamma and Phi Delta Theta

March 15 is the day on which both Delta Gamma and Phi Delta Theta celebrate Founders’ Day. The organizations are also connected by the efforts of a Phi Delt who was also an initiated member of Delta Gamma. It is … Continue reading

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Holiday Break Was Once a Busy Time for GLOs

It’s hard for today’s collegians to contemplate spending December 24 through January 2, part of the Holiday Break, on campus. Most higher education institutions and Greek-Letter Organizations (GLO) HQs shut down for the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. … Continue reading

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#IAmASororityWoman and I Am Proud of It!

It’s September 1. How did that happen? I missed doing a post for Delta Gamma’s #IAmASororityWoman campaign. (For last year’s post, see http://bit.ly/2bVb4w8 for a list of some really amazing sorority women). Not to brag, but I know some really amazing sorority … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy Thy Name Is Harvard

Harvard University has deemed that any student in the class of 2021, the incoming crop of its freshmen, who joins a single-gender organization will be considered a pariah and will not be allowed to captain a single-sex sports team or be … Continue reading

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#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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#WHM – Carlotta Joaquina Maury, Ph.D., Delta Gamma

Today, March 7, the first Monday in March 2016, is the National Panhellenic Conference’s International Badge Day. It’s a day for NPC women to wear the badge (pin) which signifies membership in one of the 26 NPC organizations. Other Greek-letter … Continue reading

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Sorority Bashing Video Goes Viral – Who’da Thunk It?

Last week, a former sorority member, a public relations major in the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, released a video. In it she bashed the entire women’s fraternity/sorority system for an “overwhelming lack of compassion for other … 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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Bells on Bobtail Ring

Sometimes the most wonderful things have their roots in disappointment. Imagine three young women, Eva, her cousin Anna, and their schoolmate Mary, students at a women’s school in Oxford, Mississippi. The weather in Mississippi near Christmas of 1873 must have been fairly … Continue reading

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Off on Tangents – Zarzoliers and a Photo on eBay

Last night, I received an e-mail question and a facebook message. Both set me off on some research and led me to write this post. The first question was about a member of the Pi Phi chapter at Ohio State. … Continue reading

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