Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Quick Facts
National Founding: January 1, 1913 at Howard University, D.C.
Local Founding: December 8, 2002 as the Tau Kappa Chapter
Motto: “Intelligence is the torch of wisdom”
Philanthropic Cause: American Heart Association's Go Red for Women Campaign
National Organization:
Nickname: The Knock-Owt Chapter
Colors: Crimson and Creme
Flower: The Violet
Symbol: Fortitude

2015 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Chapter Statistics
Overall Chapter Score- 78.6%.
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Academic Achievement- 56.2% (9/16)

  • Chapter advisor assists with academics and regularly checks on individual members
  • Study plans are implemented for below a 2.5

Chapter Operations- 60.7% (17/28)

  • Chapter has goals to increase membership following a National moratorium

Leadership Development- 76.7% (21.5/28)

  • 5 leadership retreats were offered and attended through the national organization
  • Officer transition retreat was held

Programming- 84.8% (28/33)

  • Chapter hosted a double dutch competition called “The Heart of Jumping” for their philanthropy, The American Heart Association
  • Programs were held following the 5 Point Programatic Thrust

Risk Reduction- 100% (20/20)

  • Members participated in risk reduction trainings at their regional conference
  • All members participated in their membership intake training

House Management- (0/0)

  • Members did not live in University House during the 2015 year.

Presentation- 90% (22.5/25)

2015 Chapter Academics

  • Spring 2015 Chapter GPA *
  • Fall 2015  Chapter GPA *

*Grades are not disclosed due to the size of membership in 2015

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Contact Information
Chapter President: Brittany Smith
Primary Advisor: Judy Samuels
House Manager: William Harmonay

Chapter Violations

  • 2015 Chapter Code of Conduct Violations = 0
  • 2014 Chapter Code of Conduct Violations = 0
  • 2013 Chapter Code of Conduct Violations = 0
Activity and Club Category 
Fraternities & Sororities, Recognized Fraternities and Sororities