Notable DGs | Delta Gamma (2022)

Arts, Entertainment & Broadcast Journalism

Jill Arrington, Beta Tau-Miami (Florida)
FormerFOXSportshost, co-host ofNFL Under the Helmetand formerCBS Sports reporter.

Tracy Brennan, Alpha Sigma-UCLA
Agent at the Creative Artist Agency (CAA), the world’s most preeminent talent agency, and has appeared on One Life to Live, All My Children, SNL, Good Morning America and ABC’s Sunday Morning News.Best known as a model for the Suave National “Can you tell?” campaign and Johnson & Johnson and Dove campaigns.

Sabrina Bryan, Zeta Iota-Chapman
Sabrina is an actress, singer, dancer and was one of the members of the Disney Channel musical groupCheetah Girls.Sabrina has performed on ABC’sDancing with the Starsand has her own dance/fitness video for girls titledBYOU.

Cynthia Chvatal, Iota-Illinois
Cynthia is known for her work as a producer and actress onCSI: Crime Scene Investigation,ManhunterandTo Live and Die in L.A.(1985). She has been nominated for three Primetime Emmys for Outstanding Drama Series.

Cheryl Crawford (1902-1986), Eta-Akron
Broadway producer and director whose credits include hit productions includingBrigadoon, Porgy and Bess,The Rose Tattoo, YentlandPaint Your Wagon. Founder of Group Theater and Actor’s Studio.

Channing Dungey, Alpha Sigma-UCLA
Channing Dungey is the first African American to become president of a major broadcast TV Network. After her overwhelming success at ABC Entertainment supervising the development of popular shows such asScandal, Criminal Minds, How to Get Away with Murderand many others, she joined Netflix as Vice President of Original Content.

Jenny Eagan, Mu-Missouri
Jenny Eagan is an award-winning costume designer known for her work onTrue Detective (2014), Beasts of No Nation(2015),andKnives Out(2019) for which she won three Costume Designers Guild Award for Outstanding Costume Design in a Contemporary Television Series/Film.

Mary Frann Escott (1943-1998), Sigma-Northwestern
Her television roles included Joanna Loudon in CBS’sNewhart(1982-1990) and Amanda Howard Peters on NBC’sDays of Our Livessoap opera (1974-1979). She won the America’s Junior Miss title in 1961.

Hadley Gamble, Beta Tau-Miami (Florida)
CNBC CapitalConnection
Anchor based at their Middle East Headquarters in Abu Dhabi, Gamble also fronts Access: Middle East and frequently reports from the World Economic Forum. She moderated the first women’s business forum in Saudi Arabia. Former producer and journalist at ABC News and Fox News, where she covered political events like the 2008 Presidential Election.

Jeannette Clift George, (1925-2017) Beta Eta-Texas
Golden Globe nominated actress for her work in the filmThe Hiding Place(1975). She also starred inBroken Victory(1988) andA Woman Betrayed(2013).

Michele Green, Alpha Nu-USC
Actress, singer and author best known for her role as Abby Perkins, an attorney in the TV series L.A. Law (1986-1991) in which she was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress 1989 Primetime Emmy Award for this role. Author of two young adult novels: Chasing the Jaguar: A Mártika Galvez Mystery and Keep Sweet.

Alex Guarnaschelli, Zeta Theta-Columbia
An applauded chef, cookbook author and Food Network star, Guarnaschelli is the executive chef at New York City’s Butter restaurant. She was crowned America’s Next Iron Chef in 2012.

Patricia Heaton, Epsilon-Ohio State
Emmy Award-Winning actress and comedian known for her roles inThe Middle(2009-2018),Moms’ NightOut (2014), andEverybody LovesRaymond (1996-2005) for which she won two Emmys.

Dagny Hultgreen, Beta Eta-Texas
Former channel host forE! EntertainmentTelevision andE! Newsanchor. In 1993 she was the first entertainment reporter onGood Day, L.A.onKTTV.

Debbie Turner Larson, Alpha Nu-USC
Actress, notably playing Marta Von Trapp in the 1964 Julie Andrews’ classicThe Sound of Music. Larson later became a professional skier in Utah

Christine Lahti, Xi-Michigan
Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-Winning actress and filmmaker known for portraying Dr. Kate Austin in the CBS television showChicago Hope,for which she won both a Golden Globe and an Emmy. She won an Oscar in 1996 for Best Short Live Action Film,Lieberman In Love,
in which she starred and directed.

Joan Lunden, Delta Eta-Cal State, Sacramento
Best known as former co-host of ABC’s “Good Morning America,” she is currently a special correspondent for NBC’s “Today” show. From 1996-2001, Joan starred in “Behind Closed Doors with Joan Lunden” (A&E). She is the author of 12 books and is also the national spokesperson for MADD – Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

Tiana Idoni-Matthews, Zeta Phi-Cambridge Area
Tiana is a director and producer most known forHello, My Name Is Doris(2015),The Warrior and the Savior(2013),Maria My Love(2011). Currently, she serves as the Global Marketing Manager of Business Education at Facebook.

Betsy Fischer Martin, Beta Epsilon-American
An Emmy Award-winning political television producer, Fischer Martin served as the executive producer for NBC’sMeet the Pressfrom 2002 to 2013. She was among the longest-running executives dedicated to a single program in the history of NBC News, and served as the Washington editor forMOREMagazine. She is currently on the Board of Directors of Washington’s International Women’s Forum and the National Press Club’s Journalism Institute.

Kari Michaelsen (Kari Kathleen Markussen), Alpha Sigma-UCLA
Television actress known for the television seriesGimme A Break.Michaelsen hostedIn the Spotlight, a local cable talk show in California. Today, she is an inspirational speaker and has her own production company, Michaelsen Enterprises.

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Donna Mills, Iota-Illinois
Donna Mills’ role as Abby Cunningham on CBS’sKnots Landinglasted for nine seasons and won the Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Villainess three times. Her film credits includePlay Misty for Me(1971),Fire!(TV, 1977),Runaway Father(TV, 1991),False Arrest(TV, 1991), andRemember(TV, 1993). 2015 Daytime Emmy award winner for her role onGeneral Hospital.She currently co-stars in the Pure Flix comedy seriesMood Swings.

Tanji McDougle Patton, Gamma Chi-Texas Tech
Emmy award-winning journalistwho reported from the Pentagon after the September 11 attacks and theUSS Theodore Rooseveltin the Arabian Sea during the War in Afghanistan. Today, she is executive producer and host ofGoodtaste with Tanji.

Heather McMahan, Alpha Psi-Mississippi
Actress best known for her roles in Netflix’s popular Christmas movie Love Hard (2021), Good Grief and The Trap (2019). She now travels the United States on her “The Farewell Tour” as a comedian.

Terry Murphy, Epsilon-Ohio State
Emmy Award-winning journalist; Former Co-anchor of the syndicated television seriesHard Copy.Since 2003, she has worked as a reporter onExtra
.She now trains celebrities for interviews at Media Training Company.

Helen Fowler O’Gorman (1904-1984), Beta-Washington
Sculptor, painter, author and botanist. Exhibited sculpture in shows at the Los Angeles Museum (1935), The Art Institute of Chicago (1936) and New York World’s Fair (1939).

Allison Ann Otto, Upsilon-Stanford
Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker, cinematographer and visual journalist. Her documentary, The Love Bugs (2019), was awarded Best Short Documentary in the 42nd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards. 2019 recipient of the SFFILM Catapult Film Fellowship, a 2018 and 2011 Telluride Mountainfilm Commitment grant recipient and a 2018 Roy W. Dean grant winner. Allison’s story of the discovery of a new invertebrate species was selected by National Geographic as one of their ”Ten Best First-of-their-Kind” stories of 2016.

Cristina Perez, Alpha Sigma-UCLA
Daytime Emmy Award-winner, lawyer, television personality, radio host, entrepreneur/business owner, author and national columnist. Her syndicated court showCristina’s Court (2006-2009) won three Daytime Emmy Awards and she is the judge onJustice for All with Judge Cristina Perez(2012 -).

Kyra Phillips, Alpha Nu-USC
Recipient of four Emmy Awards, two Edward R. Murrow Awards for investigative reporting and named the 1997 Reporter of the Year by the Associate Press, Phillips was a news anchor and correspondent with CNN/U.S. for 13 years. She has reported as an embedded journalist from the USS Abraham Lincoln and was the last journalist to fly in a Navy F-14 Tomcat. In 2018, Phillips left CNN and joined ABC News as a D.C.-based correspondent.

Trina Roy, Beta Pi-Willamette
Trina has worked in animation and visual effects. Currently, she is the Senior Software Engineer is at Pixar, but has worked on projects such asFinding Dory(2016),Inside Out(2015),Shrek(2001),Coco(2017) and many others.

Eva Marie Saint, Beta Mu-Bowling Green
Her film debut was inOn the Waterfront(1954) for which she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her other film credits include Alfred Hitchcock’sNorth By Northwest(1959) andGrand Prix(1966). Television credits includeMoonlighting(1985) andTitanic(1996 mini-series).

Jennifer Smith, Gamma Xi-Texas Tech
Producer for CNN’sCrossfire(1982-2005, 2013-2014) and currently a journalist for CNN Digital.

Susan Spencer, Beta Xi-Michigan State
National Correspondent for CBS News and former correspondent for48 Hours. Spencer also anchored the Sunday Edition of the CBS Evening News (1988-1989), and served as CBS White House correspondent and primary correspondent for “Eye on America.”

Samantha Harris Shapiro, Sigma-Northwestern
Two-time Emmy nominated host ofDancing with the Stars. She isa former news correspondent for Entertainment Tonight, E! News, Extra and The Insider. Her film credits includeSurviving Gilligan’s Island(2001),Beautiful(2000),CSI: Crime Scene Investigation(2000 – 2015) and many others.

Julia Sweeney, Beta-Washington
Cast member ofSaturday Night Livefrom 1990 to 1994, and made famous by the character, “Pat.” Film credits includeIt’s Pat!(1994),Pulp Fiction(1994), andNational Lampoon’s Vegas Vacation(1997). Julia also wrote and starred in the one-woman movieGod Said Ha!(1999). She currently stars in the Hulu seriesShrilland the Showtime seriesWork in Progress.

Kelly Palzis Preston Travolta, Alpha Nu-USC
Actress and model who starred in more than 60 television series and films, including Twins, The Cat in the Hat, Jerry Maguire, Jack Frost, Sky High, For Love of the Game, What a Girl Wants, The Last Song and many more. A spokeswoman for Neutrogena and advocate for education, drug reform and charitable organizations.

Anita Vogel, Alpha Nu-USC
Los Angeles-based correspondent for FOX News, Vogel interviewed individuals like the Dalai Lama and the former President Bill Clinton. Before joining FOX, Vogel worked at KCRA-TV (NBC) in Sacramento, and was as a reporter in Jacksonville, FL where she was part of a team that earned an Edward R. Murrow and Regional Emmy for Best Newscast.

Lizz Winstead, Lambda-Minnesota
Co-Creator and head writer of Comedy Central’sThe Daily Show.Winstead has been featured on HBO’sWomen of the Nightand the Aspen Comedy Festival. In 2012, her first book,Lizz Free or Diewas published.

Jan Yanehiro, Gamma Lambda-Cal State, Fresno
Emmy award winner and one of the first native-born Japanese-American broadcast journalists. Original co-host of magazine series Evening Magazine and host of HGTV’sAppraise It
. She is also an Eleanor Roosevelt Humanitarian Award recipient.

Business, Government and Education

Edith Abbott (1876-1957), Kappa-Nebraska
Edith Abbott was the first woman to become dean of a graduate school at an American university, the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, which developed under her leadership as the nation’s first school of social work.

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Grace Abbott (1878-1939), Kappa-Nebraska
The highest ranking woman in the United States government for over a decade, Abbott washead of the United States Children’s Bureau from 1921-1934. She was the first woman to be nominated for a Presidential cabinet position—Secretary of Labor in the Herbert Hoover administration, and the first American sent to the League of Nations to represent the United States. Her work paved the way for programs such as the Federal Emergency Relief effort during the Depression, the Social Security Act and UNICEF.

Carol Bellamy, Beta Lambda-Gettysburg
Chair of the Board of Governors for the International Baccalaureate since 2009. She is a former executive director of UNICEF (1995-2005), former Director of the U.S. Peace Corps (appointed by President Clinton) and former president of the New York City Council.

Ann Glosup Bordelon, Alpha Omega-Arkansas
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of NOWDiagnostics, Inc. Former Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Sam’s West, Inc. Former Chief Financial Officer of the Asia region of Walmart and former Senior Vice President and Chief Audit Executive of Walmart Stores Inc.

Martha Burger, Mu-Missouri
Martha Burger is the current president of Oklahoma City University.

Dr. Alette Coble-Temple, Zeta Epsilon-Santa Clara
Dr. Coble-Temple is a noteworthy woman in the field of psychology as a member of American Psychological Association’s Committee on Women in Psychology and the APA’s Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology. She also won Ms. Wheelchair America 2016.

Ada Comstock (1876-1973), Lambda-Minnesota
First full-time president of Radcliffe College, 1923-1943 and first dean of women at the University of Minnesota.

Suzi Connor, Epsilon Eta-Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Chief Information Officer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), overseeing the agency’s IT strategic plan and operations. Also serves on the HHS CIO council and multiple IT steering committees. Awarded CIO of the Year from the Women in IT Awards Series in September 2021.

Ann Daly, Alpha Sigma-UCLA
Former president of DreamWorks Animation SKG. Daly previously served as DreamWorks’ chief operating officer (2004-2014) and head of the animation division.

Rita Rossi Colwell, Beta Iota-Purdue
Chairman of Canon US Life Sciences, Inc. and Distinguished Professor both at the University of Maryland at College Park and at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is a 2005 Purdue University Distinguished Alumni honoree. Dr. Colwell was the first female to be named Director of the National Science Foundation (1998-2004).

Nancy-Ann Deparle, Gamma Alpha-Tennessee
Served as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy in the administration of President Obama from January 2011 to January 2013. Previously, she served as the director of the White House Office of Health Reform.

Susan Shannon Engeleiter, Omega-Wisconsin
First woman to head the Small Business Administration. She was the youngest woman to ever have been elected to the Wisconsin Legislature at the age of 22.

Dorothy Felton (1929-2008), Alpha Omega-Arkansas
First Republican woman to be elected to the Georgia General Assembly. She was also the longest-serving woman and Republican to serve in the state legislature.

Mary Gladwin (1861-1939), Eta-Akron
Red Cross nurse who served in three wars from 1898 to 1919. For her work she was decorated by the American, Russian, Japanese and Serbian governments.

Emily Greener, Gamma Mu-Florida State
Co-founder/CEO of I AM THAT GIRL, a non-profit centered on addressing the emotional, mental and physical well-being of girls.

Deneece Glenn Huftalin, Beta Gamma-Utah
President of Salt Lake Community College, Utah’s largest 2-year college with an enrollment of 33,000+.

Sarah Tilghman Hughes (1896-1985), Psi II-Goucher
Judge Sarah Tilghman Hughes was the first female federal judge, and the first woman to swear in a U.S. President (Lyndon B. Johnson, on the day of the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963). In 1961 she was appointed to the federal bench by President Kennedy, and in the 1930s she served two terms in the Texas House of Representatives.

Merry Hull (1908-1978), Alpha Rho-Ohio Wesleyan
Her redesign of the basic construction of the glove in 1939 became the industry standard and is the design we wear today.

Elizabeth (Lisa) Ingram, Alpha Upsilon-Southern Methodist
President and Chief Executive Officer of White Castle.

Heidi Thomas Kuhn, Gamma-UC Berkeley
Founder and CEO of Roots of Peace; recipient of numerous awards for her humanitarian efforts, includingthe 2005 World Association of Non-Governmental Organization Award for Peace and Security in 2005 andUN World Environment Day “Walk the Talk” Award, and the 2021 Inaugural Peace Award from the Afghan Senate.

Frances Lucas-Taucher, Delta Lambda-Mississippi State
First and only female president of Millsaps College, from 2000-2010. She is also the president of Frances Lucas Consulting, LLC.

Jessica Matthews, Zeta Phi-Cambridge Area
Founder and CEO of Uncharted Play. She has received accolades such as Forbes 30 Under 30 and Fortune’s “10 Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs.”

Gianna Mansueto Manes, Gamma Zeta-Louisiana State
President and Chief Executive Officer at ENMAX. Listed in the top 100 of “Canada’s Most Powerful Women.” Named 2013 CEO of the Year by Electricity Human Resources Canada.

Tonia O’Connor Mayes, Rho-Syracuse
Chief Revenue Officer for Univision Communications. She has been named “Top 100 People to Watch in Entertainment.”

Dame Natalie Massenet, Alpha Sigma-UCLA
Founder of the designer fashion portal, Net-A-Porter, and former chairman of the British Fashion Council.

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Marcia McNutt, Beta Delta-Colorado College
Geophysicist and 22nd president of the National Academy of Sciences;1988American Geophysical Union’s Macelwane Medal; Named to Discover Magazine’s2002top 50 women in science; 2003 ARCS FoundationScientist of theYear;First female director of the U.S. Geological Survey;Awarded the U.S. Coast Guard’s Meritorious Service Medal; Editor-in-chief of the Science journal from 2013 to 2016.

Jane Clifton Miller, Kappa-Nebraska
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President at Gallup.

Patti McGill Peterson, Alpha Chi-Penn State
From 1997-2007, Peterson served as executive director of the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), which administers the Fulbright Scholar Program, and vice president of the Institute of International Education (IIE). She is also the president emerita of Wells College (NY) and St. Lawrence University (NY).

Joan A. Polaschik, Epsilon Gamma-Virginia
Former diplomat and United States Ambassador to Algeria.

Gretchen P. Purcell, MD, Ph.D., Upsilon-Stanford
The first woman to graduate with MD and PhD degrees in medical informatics, a multi-disciplinary field that addresses problems in information management in biology and medicine. In August 2006, she began as an assistant professor of surgery and Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt, after completing a pediatric surgery fellowship at Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital.

Christa Sober Quarles, Beta Nu-Carnegie Mellon
Former Chief Financial Officer and current Chief Executive Officer of Opentable, Inc.

Clyda Stokes Rent, Gamma Mu-Florida State
First female president of Mississippi University of Women.

Ruth Bryan (Owen) Rohde (1885-1954), Kappa-Nebraska
The daughter of William Jennings Bryan, Ruth Bryan Owen became a member of the Seventy-first Congress in 1929 (as Florida’s first woman elected to Congress), and was re-elected to the Seventy-second Congress in 1931. In 1933 President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed her Minister to Denmark; she was the first woman appointed as a United States Ambassador.

Gisel Jurado Ruiz, Zeta Epsilon-Santa Clara
Executive Vice President for Sam’s Club store operations; Former Chief Operating Officer for Walmart U.S.

Carol Shelton, Delta Chi-UC Davis
Carol is the owner of Carol Shelton Wines, a vineyard in northern California. For her work with numerous other wineries prior to owning her own, she’s cited as the most awarded winemaker in the U.S.

Leigh Ann Snider, Delta Zeta-Memphis
Former president for Einstein Bros. Bagels

Sharen Jester Turney, Alpha Iota-Oklahoma
Former president and CEO of Victoria’s Secret

Tracy Schandler Walder, Alpha Nu-USC
FBI Special Agent andCIA Counterterrorism Center Weapons of Mass Destruction Group Staff
Operations Officer. Recipient of CIA Exceptional Performance Award (4x), Special Activity Awards (2x)Operation Enduring FreedomTargeting Award (2x), Meritorious Unit Citation Award and DCI Counterterrorism Center Medal;Author, “The Unexpected Spy.”

Kathy Higdon Wilson (1951-2005), Mu-Missouri
Chairwoman of the National Women’s Political Caucus from 1981-1985, who famously lobbied on behalf of women’s issues.

Authors and Publishing

Phyllis Battelle (1922-2009), Alpha Rho-Ohio Wesleyan
Nationally syndicated columnist and author of a book “Karen Ann: The Quinlins Tell Their Story”.

Christine Clifford, Beta Chi-Denver
Author and motivational speaker, specializing in chronic illness, number therapy and recovery. Two of her most popular books are “Not Now…I’m Having A No Hair Day!” and “YOU, inc. The Art of Selling Yourself”. She is also the CEO and owner of Christine Clifford Enterprises.

Brenda Wang Clough, Beta Nu-Carnegie Mellon
Brenda is a successful author who writes science fiction, fantasy and short stories. Her novella “May Be Some Time” has received numerous nominations.

Kate Coscarelli (1927-1999), Alpha Epsilon-Washington University
Best-selling author of “Fame & Fortune” and other romantic novels.

Heloise Cruse, Zeta Eta-Texas State
Best known for her Hints from Heloise column (syndicated in more than 500 newspapers in 20 countries), Heloise is the author of eight books and an undisputed expert on household advice.

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Suzanne Herbuck Farrow, Gamma Phi-Arizona State
Nationally syndicated cartoonist.

Jackie Martin (1903-1969), Rho-Syracuse
Martin became the first woman photo and art editor of the Washington Herald in 1931, and later served as a war correspondent and the director of photo operations of the Marshall Plan.

Jennifer Wilder Morgan, Gamma Epsilon-Kent State
Speaker and author of “Come to the Garden”.

Lauren Purcell, Beta Theta-Durham
Editor-in-chief of Every Day with Rachael Ray, and former deputy editor of Self magazine. In 2005, she wrote Cocktail Parties, Straight Up! (with her sister Anne Purcell Grissinger). She has written about food, entertaining and celebrities for Mademoiselle, American Health and Harper’s Bazaar, and she has had numerous television appearances.

Terry Tempest Williams, Beta Gamma-Utah
Nationally recognized environmental author of “Red: Passion and Patience in the Desert”.

Sports

Judy Bell, Alpha Pi-Arizona
First female president of United States Golf Association (USGA).

Polina Edmunds, Zeta Epsilon-Santa Clara
Polina is an American figure skater who represented the U.S. in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. She is also a two-time U.S. national silver medalist.

Emilee Klein, Gamma Phi-Arizona State
Professional golfer, victories include: 1996 Ping Welch’s Championship, 1996 Weetabix Women’s British open Championship, 2001 Michelob Light Classic. Top 90 from 2001 money list through Asahi Ryokukun International Championship.

Bonnie Lauer, Beta Xi-Michigan State
Professional golfer; named Rookie of the Year in 1977. She has two LGPA tour wins.

Alison Lee, Alpha Sigma-UCLA
A professional golfer playing on the Ladies Professional Golf Association Tour. She was ranked #1 in the world by the World Amateur Golf Ranking in 2013-2014 before turning professional. She finished 5th in the 2016 LPGA Tour, and has played at the British Open.

Alison Levine, Alpha Pi-Arizona
Team captain of the first American women’s Everest expedition and author of On the Edge: The Art of High-Impact Leadership who has climbed the highest peak on each continent and skied to both the North and South Poles, a feat known as the Adventure Grand Slam, which fewer than 40 people in the world have achieved.

Cynthia (Cynt) Smith Marshall, Gamma-UC Berkeley
One of UC Berkeley’s first black cheerleaders and first Black female CEO of an NBA franchise (DallasMavericks).

Susan Nattrass, Beta Beta-Alberta
Became the first woman trap shooter in the Olympic Games in 1976 as a member of the Canadian Olympic team. She was named Canada’s best athlete, male or female, amateur or professional, in 1981.

Anne White Rawls, Alpha Nu-USC
Nationally-ranked tennis player in 1980. She has eight career titles in doubles and one in singles.

Jill Savery, Gamma-UC Berkeley
Member of the U.S. synchronized swimming team that won a gold medal at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.

Jennifer Surgalski, Zeta Sigma-Northern Kentucky
Currently serves as the Senior Director of Strategic Project Development for the Dallas Cowboys, and also worked for the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium, Dallas Mavericks and the Cincinnati Bengals. Awarded Chief of Strategy by the National Medal of Honor Museum in November 2021.

Carin Cone Vanderbush, Gamma Sigma-Houston
A 1956 Olympic silver medalist (100m backstroke) and a six-time world record swimmer. Vanderbush was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame as an Honor Swimmer in 1984.

FAQs

What famous people were in Delta Gamma? ›

Notable Alumni
  • Paige Adams-Geller (Alpha Nu) - Model, fashion designer, founder Paige Premium Denim, Miss California 1991.
  • Jill Arrington (Beta Tau) - Sports reporter for ESPN.
  • Cheryl Crawford (Eta) - Broadway actress; founder of Group Theater and Actor's Studio.
  • Ann Coulter - Lawyer, political commentator, Author.

Which Cheetah Girl was a Delta Gamma? ›

Sabrina is an actress, singer, dancer and was one of the members of the Disney Channel musical group Cheetah Girls. Sabrina has performed on ABC's Dancing with the Stars and has her own dance/fitness video for girls titled BYOU.

What happened to Delta Gamma at JMU? ›

We are saddened to announce that after careful consideration, our Fraternity Council voted to withdraw the charter of our Epsilon Nu chapter at James Madison University.

What is Delta Gamma known for? ›

The objects of this Fraternity shall be to foster high ideals of friendship among women, to promote their educational and cultural interests, to create in them a true sense of social responsibility, and to develop in them the best qualities of character.

What sorority did Michelle Obama join? ›

Michelle Obama Joins Alpha Kappa Alpha, a Historically Black Sorority.

What sorority is Oprah in? ›

Oprah Winfrey became the first black woman to be honored with the Cecil B.

What is Delta Gamma motto? ›

motto. "Do Good." What started with three women in Oxford, Mississippi, has since grown into an international Fraternity with 146 collegiate chapters and more than 220 alumnae groups. Delta Gamma's sisterhood continues to inspire women through the values that were built into our very first Constitution.

Who is the most famous Cheetah girl? ›

Raven-Symoné was the biggest name attached to "The Cheetah Girls" when it came out. Raven-Symoné became a household name at 4 years old as Olivia Kendall on NBC's "The Cosby Show."

What is Delta Gamma's brother fraternity? ›

It is this: Phi Delta Theta is Delta Gamma's 'brother fraternity.

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From 2000 to 2002, Kourtney Kardashian attended the University of Arizona where she studied business. Mixed into her studies was a membership with Alpha Phi who call themselves "the Ivy League of Greek Life."

What sorority was Lucy Liu in? ›

Lucy Liu. Charlie's Angels is all about the power of sisterhood, and Liu would know about something about that: She was a Chi Omega at University of Michigan.

What sorority was Elizabeth Warren in? ›

Elizabeth Warren (Gamma Kappa, George Washington University) – United States Senator from Massachusetts.

What is the coolest sorority? ›

Here are the country's leading sororities that are best known for their contributions to their colleges and universities, and the society:
  • Delta Sigma Theta.
  • Kappa Alpha Theta.
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha.
  • Alpha Chi Omega.
  • Alpha Delta Pi.
  • Phi Mu.
  • Alpha Omicron Pi.
  • Zeta Tau Alpha.

What sorority is Beyonce apart of? ›

Throughout her entire performance, Beyonce made it feel like we were all pledging her sorority, Beta Delta Kappa.

Is Delta Gamma top tier? ›

Delta Gamma (DGs) is considered a mid-tier sorority almost everywhere across the country. The reputation of DG is that they are classy, supportive of each other, focused on “girl-power,” and heavily involved in campus activities. DGs tend to enjoy a level of respect among other sororities and fraternities.

What sorority was Hillary Clinton in? ›

United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former Senator and First Lady, and wife of President Bill Clinton, accepted honorary membership into Alpha Kappa Alpha.

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Kate Spade is the co-founder of the fashion brand Kate Spade New York. At Arizona State University, she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma.

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A member of Pi Beta Phi at Denison University, Jennifer Garner burst onto the scene in ABC's spy thriller Alias.

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Hudson continued her education at Winthrop University, where she majored in elementary education. At the university, she became a peer mentor and was initiated into the Mu Xi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. in 2008.

What sorority is Janelle Monae a member of? ›

What sorority is Janelle Monae in? Monáe is a member of the Electro Phi Betas Emeritus, a house so stacked it counts Estelle, Esperanza Spaulding, Monica, Kimbra, and choreographer Fatima Robinson as members.

What sorority is Aretha Franklin in? ›

Franklin was inducted as an honorary member of Delta Sigma Theta in 1992. The sorority is among the cultural institutions she loved, including the black church and historically black colleges.

Is Delta Gamma a big sorority? ›

Delta Gamma (ΔΓ), commonly known as DG, is a sorority in the United States and Canada with over 250,000 initiated members. It has 150 collegiate chapters in the United States and Canada and more than 200 alumnae groups.

What schools is Delta Gamma a top sorority? ›

Highest Rated Delta Gamma Chapters
  • University of California, Irvine. University of California, Irvine. ...
  • Spring Hill College. Spring Hill College. ...
  • University of Michigan Ann Arbor. ...
  • Whitman College. ...
  • Arizona State University. ...
  • California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo. ...
  • Albion College. ...
  • University of Southern Mississippi.

Why is Delta Gamma an anchor? ›

The original pin of the Fraternity was the letter “H,” which the Founders meant to stand for hope. In 1877, the Fraternity adopted the anchor as our symbol, the age-old symbol for hope.

Who is the king of cheetahs? ›

The King Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) is a very rare breed of cheetah found only in southern Africa. The King Cheetah was first found in Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia) in 1926 and was at first thought to be a separate species from the usual spotted cheetah.

Who is most powerful in cheetah and leopard? ›

Leopards are actually the smallest of the cats but is stronger and bulkier than the cheetah. Cheetah are taller and slender in build compared to a leopard which are stronger and bulkier. A cheetah is built for speed and is the fastest land mammal, reaching speeds of up to 113km/h (70mph).

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#MondayMantra by Denzel Washington, an Omega Psi Phi from Fordham University!

What frat was Abraham Lincoln in? ›

(Later in life, Lincoln also joined the Delta Chi fraternity.) He enrolled in Harvard Law School, but did not graduate and in 1865 joined the Union Army. Robert rose to the rank of Captain, serving in the American Civil War as part of General Ulysses S.

What frat was mcconaughey in? ›

He attended the University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin), where he joined Delta Tau Delta fraternity. He began in the fall of 1989 and graduated in the spring of 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film.

What fraternity is Beyonce in? ›

Beyonce Delta Kappa Sorority,inc.

What sorority is Michael Jordan in? ›

In 1987 Jordan became a member of the Omicron Alpha chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. in Wilmington, North Carolina. His initiation took place only one month after he has one of the most prolific scoring seasons in NBA History.

What sorority has the most celebrities? ›

The Most Prestigious Sororities Across the Country
  • Biggest: Chi Omega. ...
  • Most Historic: Alpha Kappa Alpha. ...
  • Most Celebrity Alums: Kappa Alpha Theta. ...
  • Most Devoted to Public Service: Delta Sigma Theta. ...
  • Oldest: Alpha Delta Pi. ...
  • Best Sorority House: Phi Mu. ...
  • Most Undergraduate Chapters: Alpha Omicron Pi.
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What sorority was Ruth Bader Ginsburg in? ›

Associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is one of the most influential women in the world – and her career goes back to her time at Cornell University, where she was a member of Alpha Epsilon Phi.

What sorority was Maya Angelou in? ›

Maya Angelou

In 1983, Maya Angelou joined Alpha Kappa Alpha as an honourary member.

Is Oprah the Delta Sigma Theta? ›

Sorors please read your information about who is an Honorary Delta... Oprah Winfrey is "NOT" a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Oh, by the way Angela Davis is NOT a Soror either...

What sorority was Tiffany Trump in? ›

Trump attended Viewpoint School in Calabasas, California, graduating in 2012. She then attended University of Pennsylvania (her father's alma mater) and graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology with a concentration in law and society, and was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

Is Eleanor Roosevelt in a sorority? ›

Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

What fraternity is Joe Biden in? ›

Although most of his teammates on the football team were members of the Theta Chi fraternity, Biden never joined. He would go to fraternity parties to socialize, as he has always loved to do, but he never smoked or drank.

What is the only true sorority? ›

In 1865, the group took the name The Soronian Society, and according to the sorority's website, they adopted the Greek letters Iota Kappa Omicron in 1868. While the sorority is not a member of the National Panhellenic Conference, the sorority today is still known as Soronian and remains exclusively at Olivet College.

What is the number one sorority? ›

The largest sorority by membership is Chi Omega, also called “Chi O,” and the largest sorority by active chapters is Alpha Omicron Pi, or “A O Pi” for short. These sororities are all members of the National Panhellenic Conference.

What is a good GPA for sorority? ›

How do you know what the required GPA is? The required GPA should be listed on your college's Panhellenic website. However, a lot of times each sorority's GPA is higher than the GPA on the website. Most minimum GPAs are around 2.7 to 3.0.

How many pearls do deltas wear? ›

How many pearls do deltas wear? The Delta Sigma Theta symbols are in the center of the brooch surrounded by 22 pearls and 9 jewels.

What sorority is Marilyn Mosby in? ›

Iota Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

What sorority does Harvard have? ›

Harvard has three sororities on campus (with rumors of a fourth coming next fall): Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Kappa Gamma, and Delta Gamma.

What is the most prestigious fraternity? ›

Here are the country's top fraternities that are popular in colleges and universities, and known for their lasting impact on the members:
  • Pi Kappa Alpha.
  • Alpha Phi Alpha.
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon.
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon.
  • Kappa Alpha Society.
  • Sigma Chi.
  • Lambda Sigma Upsilon.

Was Betty White in a sorority? ›

The rumors of her being a member of Alpha Gamma Delta keep surfacing. She was not a member of any sorority. In fact, she did not attend college after her graduation from Beverly Hills High School.

What is the biggest sorority house in America? ›

Notable large houses
RankSquare FootageFraternity or Sorority
155,500Phi Gamma Delta
246,356Kappa Kappa Gamma
343,000Delta Delta Delta
442,000Pi Beta Phi
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What sorority was Beyonce in? ›

Beta Delta Kappa

She even wore the Greek letters on her yellow sweatshirt.

What is the number 1 sorority? ›

The largest sorority by membership is Chi Omega, also called “Chi O,” and the largest sorority by active chapters is Alpha Omicron Pi, or “A O Pi” for short. These sororities are all members of the National Panhellenic Conference.

What sorority is Carrie Underwood? ›

Country singing sensation Carrie Underwood is a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority and continues to be involved with the sisterhood since becoming a star. Her time in college was briefly interrupted by her amazing success on American Idol, but she came back to graduate after winning.

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