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Upsilon Zeta Chapter
Transcript of Upsilon Zeta Chapter
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
Campus Rules & Regulations on Hazing
Mr. Omar Archer
Campus Life Director
October 16th, 2013
› Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was founded on Monday, January 13, 1913 by 22 Collegiate Women
› Howard University
› Public Service organization encompassing principles of
Sisterhood, Scholarship and Service
› First public act as an organization was the Woman’s
Suffrage March in March 1913
› In 1930, the organization was incorporated by a
record of Incorporation filed in the Library of Congress,
› More concerned with personal development and the social
issues of the time
You Are Always Wearing Your Letters!!!!!
International Awareness and
Physical and Mental Health
Political Awareness and
The Job Opportunity Project, 1941
Delta Habitat for Humanity, 1992
Delta H.O.M.E (Home Ownership Maintenance and Education)
Delta Right to Read Project, 1973
Delta Teen Lift, 1963
Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy
Delta GEMS (Growing and Empowering Myself Successfully)
EMBODI (Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence)
The Delta House (Mbabane, Swaziland)
World AIDS Day
TREE Project (Training Resources in Early Education)
Lose to Win
The Total Woman: Mind, Body and Spirit
Voter’s Education and Registration
Delta Days in the Capital
Chartered April 28, 2007
First international Undergraduate Chapter of the Sorority
Seven Charter Members
Kenequeka Clarke Lesvie Clare
Lisa Coakley Shavania Cooper
Shavonna Laing Yasmin King
Second Line, April 27, 2008: "5 Tides of Crimson"
Elinderia Ferguson Shoshana Miller
Roshan Brooks Shantia Russell
12+5 Animations of Bahamian Expressions
Keshia Moss Alexandria Newton
Randeria Arnette Avyreal Williams
Britanni Rolle Tyra Bannister
Simone King Shanel Adderley
Shonquell Burrows Serissa Edwards
Code of Conduct
President, Nassau Bahamas Alumnae Chapter
Any woman of good character is eligible for collegiate membership in the Sorority provided that she:
Is matriculated at the college/university pursuing work leading to an initial baccalaureate degree;
Has completed at least 24 hours or 36 quarter hours at the college/ university;
Has submitted a completed Membership Application Packet to the chapter which includes an official transcript mailed directly to the chapter from the appropriate college/university, and the transcript must show that the person has attained a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale or 1.75 on a 3.0 scale;
Has been approved for membership by majority vote of the members of the chapter through which she is to be initiated. The chapter vote is final;
Has been approved for membership by the Director of the Region of which the initiating chapter is a part;
is not a member of, nor has been expelled from, any society holding membership in the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc.
Meets all financial requirements of the Grand Chapter and the initiating chapter; and
Meets all requirements for membership as outlined in the Membership Intake Program of the Sorority and procedure manuals approved by the Executive Board.
After turning in a complete application packet, the applicant must receive majority of the chapter vote and approval of the Regional Director to be invited to seek membership in the organization.
Requirements for Invitation to Membership
Every applicant, once financial obligation is met, is required to make themselves available during the Process timeframe.
This also includes Weekend Events
No more than two (2) days may be missed from the Membership intake process.
Delta Achievement Test (MUST Pass)
Sustained Membership is essential; Membership in Delta Sigma Theta is a Lifetime Commitment!
Financial Commitments should be met
Sisterhood is the core of our Identity.
Expectations of a Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Initiation Fee - (includes 2 yrs. National Dues) $475
Capital Fund - $ 50
Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) fee - $ 20
Local Initiation fees – $250
Chapter dues (2 yrs.) - $200
Total B$ 995. 00
Deadline within 24 hours by cashiers check or money order
The COMPLETED Membership Application must be submitted to the Upsilon Zeta Chapter no later than October 24th, 2013 by 1pm to Nickara Pratt at the Residential Campus Office, #21 Gregory St. for the applicant to be eligible for consideration.
All eligible applicants will be notified of scheduled interview. You will be contacted 48 hours in advance.
All applicants selected for membership will be expected to pay $995.00 within 24 hours of being notified of membership approval.
All applicants will be required to participate in all phases of the Membership Intake Program
Membership Application Instructions
Public Service Organization (on Letterhead) three consecutive months of service within the past two years
University/ College Official or Professor ( On Letterhead)
NB: Scanned copies will be accepted in the Membership Packet. Original copies MUST be presented at the interview.
A COMPLETED Membership
will include the following:
A completed and signed membership application (a completed Membership Application being an application to which each questions has a response from the applicant and bears the applicant’s signature).
Official college / university transcript(s) sealed and sent from the registrar’s office directly to the Chapter’s Post Office Box.
A signed Applicant / Candidate / Pyramid Rights and Responsibilities Statement.
Three (3) letters of recommendation / verification. (None of which can be written by persons who are related by birth or marriage to the applicant).
Membership Intake Packet
Membership in Delta Sigma Theta is a Lifetime Commitment
All applicants with questions or concerns should contact the:
Chapter President, Britanni Rolle, 432-8524 (cell)/ 676-9100 (hm)
LMC, Alexandria Newton, 436-0831 (cell)/ 677-0845 (hm)
Chapter Advisor, Nickara Pratt, 424-7218/ 422-6429
*Completed Packets may be dropped off to the Residential Campus Office to Ms. Nickara Pratt by 1 pm, October 24th*