- first women’s fraternity to employ a full-time staff member to address the health and wellness needs of its members
- first women’s fraternity to incorporate a foundation in 1951
- first to build an international headquarters specifically for that purpose
- first to have seminars and house corporations
- first to have an archivist handling historical materials at the international headquarters
- first to receive recognition from the American Academy of Opthalmology for Distinguished Public Service
- first to establish challenge grants in values and ethics, through the Dorothy Garrett Martin Lectureship in Values and Ethics
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Delta Gamma ~ ΔΓOpen Motto: "Do Good.Mascot: Hannah DollSymbol: AnchorColors: Bronze, Pink and BlueFlower: The Delta Gamma Cream Colored RoseDelta Gamma was founded in Oxford, Mississippi at Lewis School for Girls, located near the University of Mississippi. Anna Boyd Ellington, Eva Webb Dodd, and Mary Comfort Leonard founded the women's fraternity in December 1873. They started the fraternity to provide encouragement to each other and others and to facilitate intellectual growth.On the official Delta Gamma website they note that it is one of the oldest sororities and because of that they have had the opportunity for many firsts such as:Sorority life means many things to many people. Sororities are a great place to develop lifelong friendships, learn about leadership, learn how to excel academically, and so many other things. Today Delta Gamma boasts over 143 chapters and 250 alumnae groups with over 142,000 members worldwide.Women's fraternities also provide many opportunities to help others in the community. Philanthropy is very important. Delta Gamma does so much to help folks in their community and their national philanthropy is on service for site. They have even partnered with TOMS for The Great Fight for Sight.
There are many ways to show your Greek pride, but none are quite as stylish as our new line of sorority jewelry! At Charming Chick we are so excited to be offering great quality sorority jewelry that looks great. These stunning pieces show everyone that you are proud of your sorority; in a fun and fashionable way.
If you are part of a sorority, then you know that the names of these organizations consist of two or three Greek letters. These letters generally have some sort of symbolic meaning to its members, or are part of the sorority's motto. Why Greek letters? Well, sororities were started in the 19th century, when Greek and Latin were taught as part of a classical education.
Sororities help young women gain the necessary tools they need to become the successful both in their career, their life and their community. These women develop life-long friendships with their "sisters", they gain leadership skills, and do great work in their communities. Each woman is expected to maintain a high GPA. Everyone is also encouraged to help out in their community.
Our beautiful sorority jewelry, is fantastic to wear as you are helping out in your community, hosting events, and attending class. It helps other people to identify you as a member of a wonderful organization.