delta gamma

BETA xi CHAPTER

Chapter website: www.msu.deltagamma.org                               
National website: www.deltagamma.org
Twitter: @DGmsu

Tumblr: dgmsu.tumblr.com
Instagram: @deltagammamsu

Nickname: D-G
Chapter house address: 365 N. Harrison
Date founded: December 25, 1873
Color(s): Bronze, Pink, and Blue
Mascot/Symbol: Anchor

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QUICK FACTS ABOUT DELTA GAMMA:

ABOUT DELTA GAMMA AT MICHIGAN STATE:

Delta Gamma is one of the oldest and largest women's sororities in the United States and Canada, with over 210,000 members worldwide. It has 148 collegiate chapters in the United States and Canada and 131 alumnae chapters. The Beta Xi chapter was founded at Michigan State in 1946. Delta Gamma fosters high ideals of friendship among women, promotes their educational and cultural interests, creates in them a true sense of social responsibility and develops in them the best qualities of character.

GPA REQUIREMENT:  Incoming Freshmen 3.0; Collegians 2.5


PHILANTHROPY EVENT: SERVICE SIGHT

Protecting the gift of sight is one of Delta Gamma's highest priorities. Through the four schools founded by Delta Gamma, children who are blind or visually impaired learn specialized skills and are provided the resources they need to thrive. Service for Sight has been at the heart of the Delta Gamma mission since 1936 when a sister from the Eta chapter in Akron, Ohio lost her eyesight, and the Delta Gamma Foundation made their philanthropic mission to provide aid to the blind. Delta Gamma also works with Joining Forces to support and give back to service men and women who have experienced vision impairment, eye trauma or vision loss.

PHILANTHROPY EVENT: ANCHORSPLASH, ANCHORTEE, SERVICE DOGS

ANCHORSPLASH

Anchorsplash is our national philanthropy event held each fall to raise money and awareness for Service for Sight. Greek organizations across campus compete in a series of pool events with Delta Gamma members as their coaches. Events include relay races, diving competition and synchronized swimming. Our event this past fall was extremely successful with 22 participating teams and over $6,500 raised for our foundation, Service for Sight.

ANCHORTEE

Anchor Tee is Delta Gamma’s annual golf outing that takes place at Hawk Hollow Golf Course. This event involves collegians, families and the local community in raising funds and awareness for Service for Sight. 

SERVICE DOGS

Delta Gamma also works with Leader Dogs for the Blind. Our “Pizza and Puppies” event raises money for the service dog organization by collecting donations for pizza and it allows students to interact with the dogs at the Rock. 

CONTACTS:

President:

Katie Vobach

vobachka@msu.edu

Recruitment Chair:

Noel Thomas 

thom1490@msu.edu

Philanthropy Chair:

Justine Distel

distelju@msu.edu

 

AWARDS:

2018 CALENDAR YEAR

2018 Public Relations and Communications Award  

2017 CALENDAR YEAR:

Sisterhood Award

Service and Philanthropy Award

2015 CALENDAR YEAR:                                                

Recruitment Chair of the Year

Alumni Relations

Bronze Chapter Award​​

2014 CALENDAR YEAR:

Internal Relations

Recruitment Chair of the Year

2013 CALENDAR YEAR:

Chapter of the Year (Emerald Cup)

President of the Year

Internal Relations

Service & Philanthropy

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