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Recap: Virtual Eastern Regional Meeting

Submitted by Jo-Ann Raines Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated from across the Dynamic and Historic Eastern Region gathered on May 22, 2021 for the first virtual regional meeting. The more than 4,200 members in attendance were welcomed by Lesli Foster and Allison Seymour, members of the sorority who are part of the WUSA-9 …

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North Arundel County Alumnae Celebrates Achievements of African-American Young Men

Submitted by Terri Redd Ellerbe, Alexandria E. Chambers, Pennie Summers And Rhonda Cook Imagine an event which serves as a vehicle for acknowledging, affirming, and elevating acts of kindness, community service, excellence in leadership, progressive innovation, and good use of gifts and talents; then you can envision the North Arundel County Alumnae Chapter’s (NACAC) 24th …

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Morristown Alumnae Member Recognized for Outstanding Work on Wall Street

By Marcelyn Joseph Crain’s New York Business recently listed Morristown Alumnae member, Kendra Smith-Williams, as one of 55 “Notable Women on Wall Street.” This year’s list of powerhouse finance professionals includes women who excel in wealth management, consumer and investment banking, equity research, asset management, and quantitative strategy, among other areas. They also demonstrate a …

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Philadelphia Alumnae Hosts “Delta Knows Talent”

Submitted Kendra Thomas and Dawn Morgan Moore It is impossible to fully capture the energy and excitement that was generated during the Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter’s “Delta Knows Talent—A Benefit For Uplift and Peace.” The virtual event was held on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, from 4 to 6 p.m. Commissioned by Chapter President Dr. Penny Sparks …

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Staten Island Alumnae Purses with a Purpose Gives Community Hope

Submitted by Yolanda Scott The members of the Staten Island Alumnae Chapter (SIAC), Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated wanted to make an impact in a different way this year. In recognition of both Women’s History and Sisterhood month; the chapter wanted to do something that would uplift the spirts of women of all ages, many …

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Princess Anne Alumnae Host Networking Event at the Shore

Submitted by Tanya Adams-Justice The Economic Development & FUNdraising Committees of Princess Anne Alumnae Chapter (PAAC) hosted its third annual SOS ( Sisters On the Shore) Networking Event on April 25, 2001.  Due to the continuation of the pandemic, the chapter adjusted and held  SOS event virtually.  They were elated to have more than 40 attendees . …

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Morristown Alumnae Member Empowers Her Community for Good Causes

By Ferlanda Fox Nixon Morristown Alumnae member, Ayo Sanderson Wilson, stands at the forefront of thwarting the spread of the coronavirus in Greater Morristown, New Jersey. Through Empower The Village (ETV), a data-driven 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization she founded in 2018, Wilson made free COVID-19 testing more available and now endeavors to make COVID-19 vaccines more …

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Greater Waterbury Area Alumnae Celebrates 20 Years of Serving Community

Submitted by Evelyn O. Knight The Greater Waterbury Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. celebrated 20 years of sisterhood, scholarship, and service on April 29th.  The sorority was founded at Howard University in 1913 and now has more than 900 chapters around the globe.  The sorority provides programs and services in Educational …

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Philadelphia Alumnae Hosts Three-part Founders Day Celebration

Submitted by Blinda Fleming Stephens, First Vice President On Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 the Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter (PAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. virtually celebrated 108 years of sisterhood, scholarship, and service, in a three-part observance. The festivities included: Litany of Remembrance honoring Founder Pauline Oberdorfer Minor, a Rededication Ceremony and a program featuring …

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Delta Sigma Theta Broadens its Reach in Africa

Submitted by Tanisha Mallett, Member, Eastern Region Information and Communications Committee Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, expanded its global presence with the chartering of chapter 1061: West Africa Alumnae Chapter. The new chapter is the third chapter in the continent of Africa and the 147th chapter in the Dynamic and Historic Eastern Region. More than …

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