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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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  • Time Travel at its Finest

    Researching stories and gathering images for the sesquicentennial pictorial history, Celebrating 150 Years of Delta Gamma, was fascinating and exhilarating. Little did my co-chair, Maureen McCulloh Hollmeyer, Gamma Rho-Wittenberg, or I know what we would discover. We didn’t even know what we were missing.

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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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  • Founders Focus: Evelyn Webb

    To continue our celebration of 148 years of Delta Gamma, we are taking a deeper look at the lives of our three founders. Learn more about Eva Webb!

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  • Founders Focus: Mary Comfort

    To continue our celebration of 148 years of Delta Gamma, we are taking a deeper look at the lives of our three founders. Learn more about Mary Comfort!

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  • Founders Focus: Anna Boyd

    To kick off our Founders Day celebration we are taking a deeper look at the lives of our three founders. First up, is Anna Boyd, read all about her life!

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  • ​Collegiate Development Consultants: Then and Now

    Our Collegiate Development Consultant (CDC) program celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. So much has changed in the ways of technology and travel for these women but the fact remains: for 75 years, these women have been an integral part in the development and growth of our sisterhood.

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  • Field Secretaries & Consultants in the 1960s & 1970s

    During the 1960s and 1970s, Delta Gamma's Field Secretary Program underwent its first major changes! In 1964, the program was revised to ensure every chapter received a visit at least once per year. Then in the mid-1970s, the position title was changed to "Field Consultant," in order to be more reflective of the responsibilities of the role. Read to learn more about the changes during these two decades.

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