Daily Sorority Spotlight: Sigma Delta Tau


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Sigma Delta Tau — ΣΔΤ

National Site: SigmaDeltaTau.org
Founded: March 25, 1917 at Cornell University
Founders: Dora Bloom Turteltaub, Amy Apfel Tishman, Marian Gerber Greenberg, Grace Srenco Grossman, Inez Dane Ross, Regene Freund Cohane, Lenore Rubinow
Color(s): Café au Lait, Old Blue
Mascot: Teddy Bear
Symbol: Torch


Flower: Golden Tea Rose
Jewel: Lapis Lazuli
Philanthropy: Prevent Child Abuse America
Mission Statement: “The mission of Sigma Delta Tau is to enrich the lifetime experience of women of similar ideals, to build lasting friendships, and to foster personal growth. Sigma Delta Tau shall encourage each member to reach her fullest potential by providing intellectual, philanthropic, leadership and social opportunities within a framework of mutual respect and high ethical standards.”
Notable Alumni: Previous CEO of Paramount Pictures/First female to head a Hollywood studio Sherry Lansing

The following material is compiled from the provided information on the Sigma Delta Tau national website as of August 21, 2015. If there is missing or incorrect information, please notify us as well as your national headquarters to make the necessary revision.

US Chapters:

University of Alabama

University of Southern California

Western Connecticut State University, University of Hartford

District of Columbia
American University, George Washington University

Florida State University, Nova Southeastern University, University of Miami, University of South Florida, University of Tampa

Emory University, University of Georgia

Bradley University, University of Illinois

Indiana University, Purdue University

Tulane University


University of Maryland

Boston University, Brandeis University, Northeastern University, University of Massachusetts

Eastern Michigan University, Michigan State University, University of Michigan

New Jersey
Montclair State College, Ramapo College, Rowan University, Rutgers University, Rutgers University Camden, Stevens Institute of Technology

New York
Adelphi University, Binghamton University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Farmingdale State College, Hofstra University, Manhattan College, Pace University, Queens College, Stony Brook University, SUNY Buffalo, SUNY Cortland, SUNY Geneseo, SUNY New Paltz, SUNY Plattsburgh, SUNY Oneonta, SUNY Oswego, Syracuse University, Union College, University at Albany, University at Buffalo, University of Rochester

Penn State University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh, York College of Pennsylvania


Rhode Island
Johnson & Wales University, University of Rhode Island

South Carolina
College of Charleston, Syracuse University

University of Texas

University of Virginia

University of Wisconsin

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