Kappa Delta New Member Exam

Purpose of Kappa Delta Sorority

The purpose of Kappa Delta Sorority is to promote true friendship among the college girls of our country by inculcating into their hearts and lives those principles of truth, of honor, of duty, without which there could be no true friendship.

Kappa Delta Object

The object of Kappa Delta Sorority is the formation and perpetuation of good fellowship, friendship and sisterly love among its members; the encouragement of literature and education; the promotion of social interest; and the furtherance of charitable and benevolent purposes.

Kappa Delta Creed

May we sisters in Kappa Delta strive each day to seek more earnestly the honorable and beautiful things; May we each day through love of those within our circle, learn to know and understand better those without our circle; May the diamond shield that guards our love find us each day Truer, Wiser, More Faithful, More Loving and More Noble

Vision statement of Kappa Delta Sorority

Kappa Delta Sorority is committed to providing opportunities and experiences that inspire women to greatness

Kappa Delta mission statement

Kappa Delta Sorority is a national organization for women committed to: Inspiring our members to reach their full potential, Preparing our members for community service, active leadership and responsible citizenship, Creating opportunities for lifetime involvement through innovative and responsive programs, and strategic collaborations and partnerships, Fostering the development of our time-honored values within the context of friendship

3 branches of KD's confidence platform

Encouraging confidence in chapter members, Celebrating confidence in women, Encouraging confidence on campus and in communities

Ta Kala Diokomen

Let us strive for that which is honorable, beautiful, and highest

Chapter Excellence's five areas of concentration

Philanthropy, Academic Excellence, Leadership, Membership, Social Success

Kappa Delta's National philanthropies

Girl Scouts of the USA Prevent Child Abuse America

Leadership opportunities in Kappa Delta

Chapter offices, Appointed offices, SET leaders, Serving on a committee, Panhellenic offices, Student government, Varsity/Club athletics, Student organizations

KD's international holidays to celebrate women and girls

International Women's Friendship Month, International Girls Day

Membership in Kappa Delta is

for a lifetime

Print/electronic communication Kappa Delta uses to communication with collegians and alumnae

The Angelos, Websites, KD Leader, Facebook, Twitter

Ways you can keep active in Kappa Delta once you have graduated

Join an alumnae chapter, Organize an alumnae chapter, Serve on a CAB or House Corp, Update your email and physical address with National Kappa Delta, Read The Angelos, Visit Kappa Delta websites, Write letters of recommendation for potential new members, Plan a reunion with your pledge class, Support the Kappa Delta Foundation, Work at Kappa Delta National Headquarters, Serve on the National Leadership Team

G

Growth through lifetime learning

R

Responsibility for our own integrity and ethical actions

E

Engagement in social and civic interests

A

Altruistic service to others

T

Truth and loyalty to each other

if a chapter knowingly allows hazing as a part of new member education program

subject to National Probation, Stronger disciplinary action may be imposed at the discretion of the National Council if the situation warrants

Kappa Delta's founding

October 23, 1897; State Female Normal School (now Longwood University); Farmville, Virginia

Kappa Delta's founders

Lenora Ashmore Blackiston, Sara Turner White, Mary Sommerville Sparks Hendrick, Julia Gardiner Tyler Wilson

National President

Alison Jakes Argersinger

National Vice President

Susan Stockon

National Vice President - Membership

Karen Thomas Fesmire

National Vice President - Collegians

Barb Hamilton Stacy

National Vice President - Alumnae

Tricia Ruma Spence

National Vice President - Finance

Jodi Scheurenbrand

Executive Director

Pamela Nix Elms

National Panhellenic Conference Delegate

Julie Landgren Johnson

Address of Kappa Delta National Headquarters

3205 Players Lane, Memphis, Tennessee, 38125

Chapter name

Alpha Pi

Chapter installed

October 23, 1928

National division

Division 8

Kappa Delta's flower

White Rose

Kappa Delta's jewels

Emeralds, Diamonds, Pearls

Colors of Kappa Delta

Olive Green, Pearl White

Kappa Delta's symbols

Nautilus Shell, Dagger, and Diamond Shape

Kappa Delta's mascot

Teddy Bear

Benefits the Kappa Delta Foundation provides to collegians and alumnae

Leadership conferences, Undergraduate and graduate scholarships, Collegiate Community Service Awards, Internships at the Georgia O'Keeffe Arts and Leadership Program for Girls

Historical Philanthropies

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU Orthopaedic Research Awards

if a new member allows herself to be hazed

subject to the deferral of her initiation

any member that hazes

subject to National Probation