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Write the purpose of Kappa Delta Sorority
to promote true friendship among the college girls of our country by inculcating into their hearts and lives those principles of truth, of honor, of duty, without which there could be no true friendship
Our Purpose was written over 100 years ago. Describe, in your own words, what it means
to you today
Write the Kappa Delta Object.
The formation and perpetuation of good fellowship, friendship and sisterly love among its members; the encouragement of literature and education; the promotion of social interest; and the furtherance of charitable and benevolent purposes.
Our Object was also written over 100 year ago. What does it mean to you today?
Write the Kappa Delta Creed.
May we sisters in Kappa Delta strive each day to seek more earnestly the honorable and beautiful things. May we each day through love of those within our circle, learn to know and understand better those without our circle. May the diamond shield that guards our love find us each day Truer, Wiser, More Faithful, More Loving and More Noble.
How will you strive to live our Creed?
Write the Vision statement of Kappa Delta Sorority.
kappa delta sorority provides experiences that build confidence in women and inspire them to action through the power of lifelong friendship
Write the Kappa Delta Mission statement.
Kappa Delta is a national organization for women committed to:
- encouraging members to live with integrity and honor in the bonds of lifelong friendship; building confidence in members to help them excel in college and throughout their lives; inspiring members to be active leaders, responsible citizens and engaged members of the community; and providing opportunities and experiences that foster personal and professional growth for a lifetime
What does our open motto, Ta Kala Diokomen, mean?
Let us strive for that which is honorable, beautiful and highest.
Kappa Delta's values are the core around which we center our organization's operations.
Describe how the decisions, programs and values of Kappa Delta align with our tagline
Building Confidence. Inspiring Action.
As a new member starting your journey in Kappa Delta, describe in your own words what
Building Confidence. Inspiring Action. means to you.
Kappa Delta's national programs and initiatives are linked to what?
What are the three branches of Kappa Delta's confidence platform?
encouraging confidence in chapter members, celebrating confidence in women, encouraging confidence on campus and in communities
In addition to the two historic philanthropies, Kappa Delta has two national philanthropies
that chapters support. What are they?
girl scouts of america and prevent child abuse america
How do these two philanthropies connect to Kappa Delta's platform of confidence?
Kappa Deltas build confidence in Girl Scouts by serving as mentors and encouraging them to
pursue their dreams. Activities like campus tours and anti-bullying workshops are meant to
help them be their beset selves. Kappa Delta supports PCAA's prevention efforts because abuse
shatters a child's confidence. Chapters raise funds for PCAA through annual Shamrock events.
What are the two international holidays that Kappa Delta created to celebrate women and
girls? When are they celebrated?
International Women's Friendship Month (September)
International Girls Day (November 14)
What date was Kappa Delta founded?
October 23, 1897
Kappa Delta was founded at State Female Normal School. What is the current name of the
school? Name the city and state in which the school is located.
Name the four founding members of Kappa Delta Sorority?
Lenora Ashmore Blackiston
Sara Turner White
Julia Gardiner Tyler Wilson
Mary Sommerville Sparks Hendrick
Tricia Ruma Spence
National Vice President
National Vice President of Membership
Karen Thomas Fesmire
national vice president of collegians
Barb Hamilton Stacy
national vice president of alumnae
national vice president of finance
National Panhellenic Conference Delegate
Julie Landgren Johnson
Address of National Headquarters
3205 Players Lane, Memphis, TN 38125
emerald, diamond, pearl
olive green and pearl white
What are the five areas of concentration that make up Chapter Excellence?
academic excellence, leadership, membership, philanthropy, social success
Leadership is an important focus of Kappa Delta Sorority, which is why the sorority
provides members a number of opportunities to develop their leadership skills. Name two
ways you can serve as a leader in the chapter or on campus.
chapter offices and set leaders
How long is membership in Kappa Delta?
Name at least two forms of print and/or electronic communication Kappa Delta uses to
communicate with collegians and alumnae.
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When you are initiated into Kappa Delta, you are a member for life. List five ways you can
stay active in Kappa Delta once you have graduated?
join an alumnae chapter and plan a reunion with your new member class
What is the possible consequence for a new member if she allows herself to be hazed?
What happens to any chapter which knowingly allows hazing to occur as part of the new
member education program?
If the situation warrants, stronger disciplinary action may be imposed at the discretion of
the national council
What is the Kappa Delta Foundation and how is it supported?
the kappa delta foundation secures funds for the educational, leadership and charitable purposes and it is supported through donations
What are two opportunities the Kappa Delta Foundation provides to collegians?
scholarships and leadership conferences
What is the Golden Circle and who is a part of it?
The Golden Circle is comprised of all collegiate chapters that have donated to the Kappa Delta Foundation. As members of the Golden Circle, each member contributes a minimum of $12 annually to the foundation in support of its leadership, educational and philanthropic initiatives.
What is the name of your chapter?
Date chapter was installed
Oct. 28, 1972
Of what national division is your chapter a member?
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