Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
PURPOSE: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. A sisterhood of more than 200,000 predominately black college educated women, the sorority currently has over 900 chapters located in the United States, England, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Republic of Korea. The major programs of the sorority are based up the organization's Five Point Thrust of:
- Economic Development
- Education Development
- International Awareness and Involvement
- Physical and Mental Health
- Political Awareness and Involvement
The Sorority was founded in 1913 by 22 students at Howard University. These young women wanted to use their collective strength to promote academic excellence; to provide scholarships; to provide support to the underserved; educate and stimulate participation in the establishment of positive public policy; and to highlight issues and provide solutions for problems in their communities.
ACTIVITIES: Various campus & community service projects
Meeting Time: Fourth Sunday at 6 p.m.
Meeting Place: Noel Memorial Library
- The student is taking courses leading to her first/initial baccalaureate degree or its equivalent
- The student has completed at least 24 semester hours or 36 quarter hours
- The student is in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale or 1.75 on a 3.0 scale; or equivalent, except where the minimum grade point average required by the college or university is greater, then the minimum grade point average must be used for eligibility
- The student is not a member of any society holding membership in the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc. or the Panhellenic Conference, Inc.
- Good Moral Standing
NEW MEMBERS: Membership intake occurs at the discretion of the national organization and local chapter.
DUES: Local - $100/year and National $110/year
INTERESTED IN JOINING?
CONTACT: Kayla Hullaby
Advisor: Tara Williams - Hart
Advisor Department / Office: Biological Sciences SC 220
Advisor Phone Number: (318) 795-2416
President: Kayla Hullaby
Vice President: Yolanda Mason-Jones
Secretary: Ebonie Nelson
Treasurer: Qualisha Richardson
SOC Representative: Kayla Hullaby