Daily Sorority Spotlight: Kappa Delta


Kappa Delta — KΔ

National Site:
Founded: October 23, 1897 at Longwood University
Founders: Lenora Ashmore Blackiston, Julia Gardiner Tyler Wilson, Sara Turner White, and mary Sommerville Sparks Hendrick
Color(s): Olive Green, Pearl White
Mascot: Teddy Bear
Symbol: Nautilus Shell, Dagger, Katydid


Jewel: Diamond, Emerald, Pearl
Flower: White Rose
Philanthropy: Girl Scouts of the USA , Prevent Child Abuse America , Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, Orthopaedic Research Awards
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; and Fostering the development of our time-honored values within the context of friendship.”
Notable Alumni: Actress Ali Landry, Artist Georgia O’Keeffe, Nobel and Pulitzer Prize Winner Pearl S. Buck

The following material is compiled from the provided information on the Kappa Delta national website as of August 10, 2015. If there is missing or incorrect information, please notify us as well as your national headquarters to make the necessary revision.

US Chapters:

Aurburn University, Birmingham-Southern College, Troy University, University of Alabama, University of Alabama Huntsville, University of South Alabama

Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University

University of Arkansas, University of Arkansas Little Rock

Cal Poly/Pomona, California State University San Bernardino, San Diego State University, San Jose State University, University of California Los Angeles, University of San Diego

Colorado State University

Quinnipiac University, Sacred Heart University

District of Columbia
George Washington University

Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida Southern University, Florida State University, Rollins College, University of Central Florida, University of Florida, University of North Florida, University of South Florida, University of West Florida

Georgia College & State University, Georgia Southern University, Georgia Southwestern State University, Kennesaw State University, LaGrange College, University of Georgia, University of North Georgia, University of West Georgia, Valdosta State University


University of Idaho

Bradley University, Eastern Illinois University, Illinois Wesleyan University, Northwestern University, University of Illinois

Ball State University, Indiana University, Purdue University, Valparaiso University

Iowa State University

Kansas State University, University of Kansas

Eastern Kentucky University, Georgetown College, Kentucky Wesleyan College, Morehead State University, Murray State University, Northern Kentucky University, University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, Western Kentucky University

Louisiana State University, Louisiana Tech University, University of Louisiana Lafayette, University of Louisiana Monroe

Towson University, University of Maryland

Boston University, Northeastern University

Albion College, Michigan State University, Wayne State University

Delta State University, Millsaps College, Mississippi State University, University of Mississippi, University of Southern Mississippi

Drury University, Missouri University of Science and Technology, St. Louis University, Stephens College, University of Missouri, Washington University St. Louis


University of Nebraska

New Hampshire
Dartmouth College, University of New Hampshire

New Jersey
The College of New Jersey

New York
Cornell University, Pace University, University of Rochester

North Carolina
Appalachian State University, East Carolina University, Elon University, High Point University, Lenoir-Rhyne University, North Carolina State University, Queens University of Charlotte, University of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Charlotte, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wake Forest University

North Dakota
North Dakota State University, University of North Dakota

Bowling Green State University, John Carroll University, Miami University, Ohio State University, University of Cincinnati, University of Dayton, University of Toledo, Wilmington College of Ohio, Wittenberg University, Wright State University

Oklahoma State University, University of Tulsa

Oregon State University, University of Oregon

Franklin and Marshall College, Lehigh University, Pennsylvania State University, Susquehanna University, University of Pittsburgh, Villanova University, Westminster College

Rhode Island
Bryant University, University of Rhode Island

South Carolina
Clemson University, College of Charleston, Francis Marion University, Furman University, Newberry College, University of South Carolina, Wofford College

East Tennessee State University, Middle Tennessee State University, Rhodes College, Tennessee Tech University, University of Tennessee, University of Tennessee Chattanooga, Union University, University of Memphis, University of the South, Vanderbilt University

Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University Commerce, Texas Tech University, University of North Texas, University of Texas

Utah State University

College of William & Mary, Longwood University, Lynchburg College, Old Dominion University, University of Richmond, University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Washington and Lee University

University of Vermont

University of Washington, Washington State University

Beloit College, Ripon College, Marquette University


Check out other Daily Spotlights:
Alpha Chi Omega
Alpha Delta Pi
Alpha Epsilon Phi
Alpha Gamma Delta
Alpha Omicron Pi
Alpha Phi
Alpha Sigma Alpha
Alpha Sigma Tau
Alpha Xi Delta
Chi Omega
Delta Delta Delta
Delta Gamma
Delta Phi Epsilon
Gamma Phi Beta
Kappa Alpha Theta
Kappa Kappa Gamma
Pi Beta Phi
Phi Mu
Phi Sigma Sigma
Sigma Delta Tau
Sigma Kappa
Sigma Sigma Sigma
Theta Phi Alpha
Zeta Tau Alpha

Be sure to follow our KD board on Pinterest!

Email this to a friend

For More Photos and Videos

Latest podcasts

New Stories

Load More