Tag Archives: Tri Delta

On Thanksgiving Eve Tri Delta Celebrates

If I had a top ten list of the fraternity greats, living or dead, with whom I could have dinner, Sarah Ida Shaw Martin would be on that list. Tri Deltas know her as Sarah Ida Shaw; the rest of … Continue reading

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The GLO Celebrity Apprentice Showdown Among Other Things

Congratulations to Leeza Gibbons, who won the competition!! It’s down to two competitors on Celebrity Apprentice. In the Season 14 finale, which will air on Monday February 16, 2015, Leeza Gibbons and Geraldo Rivera compete for the title. Gibbons became a member of … Continue reading

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Sarah Ida Shaw Martin and the Triangle Windows at 5 Cobden Street

As Sarah Ida Shaw she studied, as best she could with the resources that were available at the time, the other men’s and women’s fraternities. She was an excellent student. In 1885, she was valedictorian of her Girls’ Latin School class. She … Continue reading

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Sorority Women Writing Stories Whose Characters Are Sorority Women

Several sorority women have written fiction whose characters are sorority women. Here is the list I put together. Lillian Budd (Sigma Kappa) authored One Heart, One Way (1959). Each year, the Sigma Kappa Foundation names a Lillian Peterson Budd Award winner  to recognize … Continue reading

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Nellie A. Brown, Tri Delta and Pioneering Plant Pathologist

The Iota Chapter of Delta Delta Delta was founded at the University of Michigan in 1894. One of its early initiates, Nellie Adelesa Brown, became a plant pathologist when few women chose to pursue that career. After Brown graduated in … Continue reading

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Ivy Kellerman Reed, Ph.D., Tri Delta, Ardent Esperantist

Among the women in attendance at the first National Panhellenic Conference meeting in Chicago in May 1902 was Tri Delta’s representative, “Miss Kellerman,” as noted on the postcard that Margaret Mason Whitney sent to the delegates (see picture below). An … Continue reading

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