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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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Celebrating Founders’ Day Today – ΦΔΘ, ΔΓ, ΦΣΚ, ΦΛΧ, ΩΦΒ

March 15 is the day on which both Delta Gamma and Phi Delta Theta celebrate Founders’ Day. There is a connection between the two groups. Additionally, three other GLOs were founded on the date, too.  In 1873 Phi Sigma Kappa … Continue reading

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Phi Mu’s Waupaca Convention and Sigma Phi’s Connection to Lincoln

Phi Mu was founded on January 4, 1852 at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. Originally known as the Philomathean Society, it and Alpha Delta Pi, also founded at Wesleyan College, are known as the “Macon Magnolias.” Phi Mu  was founded … Continue reading

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A Thank You Video Lands Me on a Soapbox

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I believe in thank you notes. The thank you note which the Pi Beta Phi Foundation recently received from Mallory Rawson, a scholarship awardee, reaches new heights in thank you notes (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fN3wYVZX0_8&feature=youtu.be). My friend and past Pi Beta Phi National … Continue reading

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3.14 = Pi Day, a Silver Medal, and a ΔΓ-ΦΔΘ Connection

Spring break’s coming to a close. The few days in the warmth and sun were fun, especially after our cold and miserable winter. The lack of internet access had a few of us foaming at the mouth. The afternoon we … Continue reading

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Q. “Which Is the Best Fraternity? A. “And There You Are!”

The academic year is gearing up on campuses all across the country. For some, it means that fraternity and sorority recruitment time is near. Best wishes to the young men and women making decisions as to which organization they will … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day Delta Gamma and Phi Delta Theta!

March 15 is the day on which both Delta Gamma and Phi Delta Theta celebrate Founders’ Day. It is the birthday of Robert Morrison, one of Phi Delta Theta’s six founders. The organization was founded on December 26, 1848 at … Continue reading

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George Banta and the Delta Gamma / Phi Delta Theta Connection

There are a few men who names emerge in the history of women’s fraternities/sororities. These men include Dr. Wesley P. Coddington, Dr. Charles Richardson, Dr. Guy Potter Benton, and the Right Reverend Edward D. Kelly. The man most influential in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Delta Gamma – Founded During a Christmas Holiday!

Delta Gamma was founded at the Oxford Female Institute, also known as the Lewis School, at Oxford, Mississippi. The school was established before the Civil War and eventually was absorbed by the University of Mississippi. Delta Gamma’s three founders, Eva … Continue reading

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