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2015 News and Events

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Extends Condolences to Families and the Greater Community of Charleston, S.C. Click Here For Details.


  • The Spring 2015 Delta Newsletter is now available in the “Publications” section. Click Here To Read.



2014 News and Events

  • Statement from the National President regarding VH1's "Sorority Sisters" (Members Only) Click Here


  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Mourns Celebrated Sculptor, Printmaker and Social Activist, Elizabeth Catlett. Click Here For Details.


  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Mourns Former Executive Director, Lynnette Dobbins Taylor Click Here


  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Extends Condolences and Support To the Family of Trayvon Martin Click to read the Press Release


  • 100th Birthday Celebration of Dr Dorothy Irene Height, March 17 Click Here For Details.


  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Mourns Honorary Member and First Black Female Licensed Architect, Norma Merrick Sklarek. Click Here For Details


  • Dr. Height portrait unveiling at Morehouse College View Flyer


  • Happy Sisterhood Month from Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre,
    National President, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

    Watch Video


  • Let's Help El Brown Win the 2012 Military Spouse of the Year Award!


  • 2012-13 Financial Aid & Seed Grants information has been posted in the January 2012 Chapter Mailing section and the Scholarship & Standards National Committees Area of the Members Only Area.


  • New Lessons in Leadership video with Past National President, Mona H. Bailey Click Here (Members Only Area).


  • Alert: Please click on the Membership tab to view a Special Notice concerning Member Suspensions.


  • Top Three National Officers of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Join Non-Profit Board in Louisiana
    Click Here for Press Release


  • Urgent Social Action Alert!
    Protect and Preserve Funding for HBCUs - You Must Act Now!
    Click Here for additional instructions


  • The Fall 2011 Delta Bookmark Recommended Reading List is now available.
    Click Here


  • Members, See National President's October 17, 2011 Message in Members Only - >2012 Elections.


  • Barbara Jordan Honored Black Heritage Forever Stamp Features Legendary Congresswoman Click Here to view press release


  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. National President, Cynthia M. A. Butler-McIntyre to be Appointed to Key Post in Obama Administration
    Click Here to view press release


  • July Action Plan for Voter Engagement. Click here


2013 News and Events

  • Call for Nominations - Guidelines and Instructions (Members Only November 2013 Chapter Mailing) Click Here


  • 2013 Constitution and Bylaws (Members Only section) Click Here


  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Mourns Beloved Member and Tennessee Legislator, Representative and Speaker Pro Tempore Emeritus Lois DeBerry. Click Here


  • Tribute to the Immediate Past National President Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre Click Here


  • Complimentary one-year AARP membership offer for members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Click Here to visit the Corporate Sponsors Page


  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. issues statement on Trayvon Martin verdict. Click Here to read the Press Release


  • Special Discounts and Offers for Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Click Here to visit the Corporate Sponsors Page


  • Amendments Adopted during the 51st National Convention (Members Only Section) Click Here


  • Constitution and Bylaws Webinar-Frequently Asked Questions (Members Only section) Click Here


  • The Summer 2013 issue of the DELTA Journal is now available online for your reading pleasure! Click Here


  • New Lessons in Leadership video with Past National President, Louise A. Rice (Members Only Section) Click Here


  • New Lessons in Leadership video with Past National President, Yvonne Kennedy (Members Only Section) Click Here


  • The Spring/Summer 2013 Delta Bookmark Recommended Reading List is Now Available Click Here


  • New Lessons in Leadership video with Past National President, Frankie M. Freeman (Members Only Section) Click Here


  • Delta's Policy Statement on Gun Violence Prevention Click Here


  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Announces Next Official Delta Red Carpet Feature Film: "42" Click Here to view press release


  • Presidential Program Applications are now available under Chapter Mailings in the Members Only section


  • Proposed Amendments to the 2013 Constitution and Bylaws (Amended 3-31-13) are now posted in the Members Only section

  • C-SPAN will air footage of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Women's Suffrage "Re-Tracing the Footsteps of Our Founders" March which took place Sunday, March 3, 2013 in the Nation's Capital. The American History TV segment "American Artifacts: Women's Suffrage Parade Centennial" will air Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 8:00 am & 7:00 pm EST and will feature interviews of our national leadership, Centennial Celebration organizers and march participants.


  • Registration for Delta Days at the United Nations is now open Click Here for Registration and Housing Information


  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. celebrates with the women of Sigma Gamma Rho on this 90th milestone anniversary. Celebrations are under way across the country to commemorate the lifelong work and legacy of the illustrious founders of the organization.



2012 News and Events

  • Registration for the Hollywood Gala and Founders Day Weekend is now CLOSED.


  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Mourns Celebrated Sculptor, Printmaker and Social Activist, Elizabeth Catlett. Click Here For Details.


  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Mourns Former Executive Director, Lynnette Dobbins Taylor Click Here


  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Extends Condolences and Support To the Family of Trayvon Martin Click to read the Press Release


  • 100th Birthday Celebration of Dr Dorothy Irene Height, March 17 Click Here For Details.


  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Mourns Honorary Member and First Black Female Licensed Architect, Norma Merrick Sklarek. Click Here For Details


  • Dr. Height portrait unveiling at Morehouse College View Flyer


  • Happy Sisterhood Month from Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre,
    National President, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

    Watch Video


  • Let's Help El Brown Win the 2012 Military Spouse of the Year Award!


  • 2012-13 Financial Aid & Seed Grants information has been posted in the January 2012 Chapter Mailing section and the Scholarship & Standards National Committees Area of the Members Only Area.


  • New Lessons in Leadership video with Past National President, Mona H. Bailey Click Here (Members Only Area).


  • Alert: Please click on the Membership tab to view a Special Notice concerning Member Suspensions.


  • Top Three National Officers of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Join Non-Profit Board in Louisiana
    Click Here for Press Release


  • Urgent Social Action Alert!
    Protect and Preserve Funding for HBCUs - You Must Act Now!
    Click Here for additional instructions


  • The Fall 2011 Delta Bookmark Recommended Reading List is now available.
    Click Here


  • Members, See National President's October 17, 2011 Message in Members Only - >2012 Elections.


  • Barbara Jordan Honored Black Heritage Forever Stamp Features Legendary Congresswoman Click Here to view press release


  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. National President, Cynthia M. A. Butler-McIntyre to be Appointed to Key Post in Obama Administration
    Click Here to view press release


  • July Action Plan for Voter Engagement. Click here


2011 News and Events

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Mourns the Loss of Oldest Living Delta, Margaret Muse Johnson Piper Click Here


  • Congratulations to Frankie M. Freeman, 14th National President, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Click Here


  • GW Establishes Dorothy I. Height Public Service Scholarship and Campus Memorial Click Here


  • Governor Bob McDonnell Proclaims March 24th "Dorothy Irene Height Day" in Virginia Click Here


  • National President Announces 2011 Regional Conference Information Registration Info...


  • ~PRESS RELEASE~ Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Extends Prayers and Condolences in Light of Earthquake and Tsunami in the Pacific Click here.


  • Toyota is giving away 100 cars in 100 days Click here.


  • The NPHC is sponsoring the Community Leaders Empowerment Summit on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel Click Here


  • The Sprite Step-Off II deadline is March 13th Click here. Download the Flyer


  • Happy Sisterhood Month from Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre, National President, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.


  • Financial Aid Application 2010-2011 Fiscal Year (.pdf) (.doc) and Financial Aid Instructions and Letter to Registrar 2010-2011 (.doc) are now available for download.


  • Chapter Seed Grant Applications are now available in the February Chapter Mailing.


  • PETITION TO OPPOSE THE REPEAL OF THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABILITY CARE ACT (PPACA) Log into Members Only Area (Member Information Section) For More Information


  • ~PRESS RELEASE~ Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Advocates for the Protection of Health Care Reform Members Descend on Capitol Hill with Petitions Demonstrating Support Click here.


  • ~PRESS RELEASE~ Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Welcomes New Honorary Members, Gwen Ifill and Soledad O'Brien Click here.


  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Announces our Centennial Celebration Log onto Members Only Area For More Information


  • Urgent alert regarding fraudulent activities Click here.


  • President Obama Honors the Memory of Dr. Dorothy Height with Bill Signing in the Oval Office. Click here.


  • Important notice regarding unlicensed vendors Click here.


  • National President Cynthia M. A. Butler-McIntyre is featured in the December 2010 issue of ESSENCE magazine (page 130) along with the leadership of other National Pan-Hellenic Council sororities. Be sure to pick up a copy.


  • Announcing the Sorority's 8th "Delta Day at the United Nations" Conference Click here.


  • ~PRESS RELEASE~ Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. to Hold 22nd Annual Delta Days in the Nation's Capital Click here.


  • Go to Members Only Section for Information on the Honorary Initiation Ceremony, February 7, 2011.


  • WATCH THE SHOW! UNCF An Evening of Stars Tribute to Chaka Khan will air nationally on Saturday, January 29th and on BET Networks on Sunday, January 30th at 10 p.m. Be sure to show your support by donating $10 to the UNCF. A complete list of stations and background information can be found online at www.aneveningofstars.org


  • House of Representatives scheduled to vote to repeal affordable care act on January 12th Click here.


  • The Co-Chairs of the National Protocol Committee are requesting that any questions regarding protocol be emailed to dstprotocol@yahoo.com. This includes questions regarding dais set-ups for upcoming Founders Day Activities.


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