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Delta Gamma Sorority
Theta Epsilon Chapter
The establishment of Theta Epsilon chapter included events led by Ali Bontrager and Sarah Gornik, Collegiate Development Consultants assigned to support the chapter. “Infoviews” between potential members, Fraternity staff and volunteers, and a preference event with sisters from Beta Mu-Bowling Green were held in October 2018. The establishment events culminated in October 2018 with the pledging of the charter members of Theta Epsilon-Grand Valley State and a Bid Day celebration. Theta Epsilon and its 58 charter members join the sisterhood of over 230,000 living members with their December 1st Initiation and Installation. Theta Epsilon celebrates becoming Delta Gamma’s 203rd chapter since 1873, and the 151st active chapter of Delta Gamma on college campuses today.
Motto: Do Good
Colors: Bronze, Pink, Blue
Symbol/Mascot: Anchor, Hannah Doll
Flower: Cream-colored Rose
Founded Nationally: March 15th, 1874 at the Lewis School for Girls near the University of Mississippi
Founded at GVSU: December 1st, 2018
National Philanthropy: The Delta Gamma Foundation - Service for Sight
Local Philanthropy: Association For The Blind And Visually Impaired (ABVI)
National Publication: ANCHORA
Principles/Values: To foster high ideals of friendship among women, to promote their educational and cultural interests, to create a true sense of social responsibility, and develop in them the best qualities of character