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: www.deltasigmatheta.org
Nickname: The Knock-Owt Chapter
Colors: Crimson and Creme
Flower: The Violet
Symbol: Fortitude

2016 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Chapter Statistics
Overall Chapter Score- 141.37/178 - 79.4%
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Academic Achievement- 11/20 - 55%

  • Members are currently holding programs to tutor struggling Rider University Athletes (Study with the Deltas).

Chapter Operations- 33/34 - 97%

  • Chapter has goals focus on improving service, programs, leadership, and supporting other organizations.

Leadership Development- 19/30 - 63.3%

  • Members belong to and are leaders in multiple organizations.
  • The chapter has put an emphasis on community service.

Programming- 24/32 - 75%

  • Chapter hosted a Voter awareness and education program called “#WhoSaidIt.”
  • Entire chapter and alumni attended the AIDS Walk in Philadelphia.

Risk Reduction- 22/24 - 91.6%

  • Members participated in risk reduction trainings at their regional/national conference.

House Management- 13/13 - 100%

  • Membership is growing and there are currently 2 members living in University house for the academic year.

Presentation- 19.37/25 - 77.4%

2016 Chapter Academics

  • Spring 2016 Chapter GPA - 2.58
  • Spring 2016 New Member GPA - 2.85
  • Fall 2016  Chapter GPA - 2.21

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

Chapter Violations

  • 2016 Chapter Code of Conduct Violations = 0
  • 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