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150 Years

  • 2022 Convention Awards

    George Banta Award Recognizing collegiate chapters that have been established for between two and five years, the George Banta Award honors a young chapter that is exceptional in most areas of chapter life. The award is named in honor of George Banta, who helped expand our Fraternity. Barbara Griswold Laederach Recruitment Award This award recognizes […]

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  • Celebrating Eighty Years of the Delta Gamma Executive Offices

    2022 marks 80 years of Delta Gamma having a dedicated office. This timeline (a virtual experience of the Archives Exhibit featured at Convention 2022) weaves through the history of Executive Offices, the spaces it has occupied, and just a few of the people who have made the work accomplished there possible.

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  • Long Live the Letter H

    Our seal has gone through numerous iterations during significant events or times in our history, yet many were incorrect due to various turns of events and mistakes which could be seen as a comedy of errors worthy of William Shakespeare himself. From 1877 until 2022, there are seven variations on the seal, many with mistaken founding dates or lettering.

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  • Samara’s Story: Reflecting on My Asian Identity

    ​Meet Samara Morris, Alpha Zeta-Lawrence! She is a senior studying music education and clarinet performance and recently served as her chapter president during the 2020-2021 academic year. This month we are celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, and we are honored to be sharing stories from our members to provide members the opportunity to lean into our value of educational and cultural interests as outlined in Article II. Samara was adopted from China as an infant and she hopes to share this formative experience with other members of the Do Good Sisterhood.

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