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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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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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March 15 – Not a Good Day for Caesar, but a Red-Letter Day for Five GLOs

March 15 was not a good day for Julius Caesar, but it is a red-letter day for celebrating the founding of five Greek-letter organizations (GLOs). These GLOs are Delta Gamma, Phi Delta Theta, Phi Sigma Kappa, Phi Lambda Chi, and … 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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