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1

What is the 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.

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What is the Kappa Delta object?

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

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What is the 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.

4

What is the Vision Statement of Kappa Delta Sorority?

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

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What is the 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

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What is the 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, honor, of duty, without which there could be no true friendship.

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What does our motto, Ta Kala Diokomen, mean?

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

8

Kappa Delta's values are the core around which we center out organization's operations. Committing to our values means inspiring each and every member to become a woman of greatness. The G-R-E-A-T in "Live GREAT" serves as an acronym to remind us of the values we share as Kappa Deltas. What are the 5 values?

G: Growth through lifetime learning
R: Responsibility for our own integrity and ethical actions
E: Engagement in social and civil interests
A: Altruistic service to others
T: Truth and loyalty to each other for a lifetime

9

Kappa Delta's national programs and initiatives are linked to what?

Confidence

10

What are the three branches of Kappa Delta's confidence platform?

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

11

In addition to the two historic philanthropies, KD has two national philanthropies that chapters support. What are they?

Prevent Child Abuse America
Girl Scouts of the USA

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How do these two philanthropies connect to Kappa Delta's platform of confidence?

Kappa Deltas build confidence in Girl Scouts by serving as mentors and encouraging them to pursue their dreams, activities like campus tours and anti-bullying workshops are meant to help them be their best selves. Kappa Delta supports PCAA's prevention efforts because abuse shatters a child's confidence. Chapters raise funds for PCAA through annual Shamrock events.

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What are the two international holidays that Kappa Delta created to celebrate women and girls? When are they celebrated?

International Women's Friendship Month (September)
International Girls Day (November 14)

14

What date was KD founded?

October 23, 1897

15

Kappa Delta was founded at State Female Normal School. What is the current name of the school? Name the city and state in which the school is located.

Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia

16

Name the four founding members of Kappa Delta

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

17

Who is the current national president?

Alison Jakes Argersinger

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Who is the current national vice president?

Susan Stockton

19

Who is the current national vice president-membership?

Karen Fesmire

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Who is the current national vice president-collegians?

Barb Stacy

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Who is the current national vice president-alumnae?

Tricia Ruma Spence

22

Who is the current national vice president-finance?

Jodi Scheurenbrand

23

Who is the current national Panhellenic conference delegate?

Julie Landgren Johnson

24

Who is the current executive director?

Pamela Nix Elms

25

What is the address of Kappa Delta's national headquarters?

3205 Players Lane, Memphis, TN 38125

26

What is the Kappa Delta flower?

white rose

27

What are KD's jewels?

Emerald
Diamond
Pearl

28

What are the colors of KD?

olive green
pearl white

29

What are KD's symbols?

Nautilus shell
Dagger
Diamond Shape

30

What is the Kappa Delta mascot?

teddy bear

31

What are the 5 areas of concentration that make up chapter excellence?

Academic Excellence
Leadership
Membership
Philanthropy
Social Success

32

What are two ways that you can serve as a leader in the chapter or on campus?

Student organizations
student government

33

How long is membership in Kappa Delta?

a lifetime

34

Name two forms of print/electronic communication Kappa Delta uses to communicate with collegians and alumnae

Facebook
Twitter

35

When you are initiated into Kappa Delta, you are a member for life. List 5 ways you can stay active once you have graduated.

join an alumnae chapter
organize an alumnae chapter
visit the KD website
read the Angelos
write recs

36

What is the possible consequence for a new member if she allows herself to be hazed?

any new member who allows herself to be hazed will be subject to the deferral of her initiation

37

What happens to any individual who hazes?

Any member who hazes will be subject to national probation

38

What happens to any chapter which knowingly allows hazing to occur as part of the new member education program?

The chapter will be subject to national probation

39

If the situation warrants, stronger disciplinary action may be imposed at the discretion of whom?

Stronger disciplinary action may be imposed at the discretion of the National Council if the situation warrants

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What is the name of your chapter?

Delta Zeta

41

What date was your chapter installed?

February 6, 1967

42

Of what national division is your chapter a member?

Division 4

43

What are two benefits the Kappa Delta Foundation provides to collegians?

Leadership conferences
Scholarships

44

Who can be a member of the Confidence Coalition?

Any person who is committed to building confidence in women and girls