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  • From the Archives: Incarceration of Japanese Americans During WWII

    It might sound like the plot of a dystopian novel, but the government did indeed incarcerate its own citizens during World War II, not because they were convicted of any crime, but simply because of their Japanese ancestry. This blog post discusses the xenophobia and racism directed at people of Japanese ancestry in the United States during WWII, and the 1943 and 1944 ANCHORA articles by Florence Cornell Bingham, Upsilon–Stanford, who visited one of the camps where those of Japanese ancestry in the United States were incarcerated.

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  • Council Comment | May 2024

    Fraternity Council recently came together for their last in-person meeting before Convention in Palm Desert, California. During this meeting, they received updates from staff and volunteers collaborating to advance the Fraternity’s Strategic Plan, launched earlier in the biennium.

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  • Looking Back at a Year on the Road with Our Two Named CDCs

    For over 75 years, Collegiate Development Consultants (CDCs) have been an integral part in the growth and development of the Do Good Sisterhood. In recognition of the character and quality of CDCs, two awards are given each year through the Delta Gamma Foundation. As the academic year comes to an end, 2023-24 recipients Brianna and Josephine shared personal reflections about their experiences and memories that will remain close to their hearts forever. 

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  • Delta Gamma Honored at Fraternity Communications Association Annual Conference

    In May, Delta Gamma’s Fraternity marketing and communications staff attended the Fraternity Communication Association (FCA) Annual Conference in Memphis, Tennessee. During the conference, staff members attended educational programming, roundtable discussions, networking events and the awards banquet at the conclusion of the week. Delta Gamma received five awards at the Recognition Banquet for work in 2023.

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  • 2024 UIFI (Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute) Scholarship Recipients

    We are excited to announce the collegiate members who have been awarded full-ride scholarships to attend the Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values (AFLV) Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI) this summer! Brittany Benetz, Gamma Beta-Tulsa, Lauren Conway, Epsilon Kappa-Clemson, and Maggie Schatz, Gamma Zeta-Louisiana State will represent Delta Gamma at UIFI (Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute).

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  • April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month  

    April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month Prevent Blindness, a national organization that the Delta Gamma Foundation supports through Service for Sight grants, has designated April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month. According to the National Eye Institute, two out of every three people living with blindness or vision problems are women. This […]

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  • 2023 Members of Impact

    2023 Members of Impact Delta Gammas do incredible things every day – whether in their careers, through volunteer work, or just by being awesome humans. To celebrate our members and tell their inspiring stories, the Member of Impact recognition program selects honorees on a quarterly basis. We are excited to share the first recipients of […]

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  • Delta Gamma Celebrates 150th Founders Day 

    March 15, 2024, officially marks 150 years of the Do Good Sisterhood. Founded in 1873 at Lewis School in Oxford, Mississippi, Delta Gamma has more than 260,000 initiated members, 149 collegiate chapters and more than 170 alumnae groups. 

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  • Introducing the 2024-25 Organizational Equity Commission (OEC) 

    The Organizational Equity Commission (OEC) is formed to help guide and inform Delta Gamma’s efforts around belonging, equity, inclusion and diversity to achieve our goal of ensuring Delta Gamma is more equitable, more inclusive and more diverse, creating a sense of belonging amongst members who hold identities that have been marginalized.

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