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Title: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter Ohio Chapter of the Year!

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.Cincinnati
Alumnae ChapterOhio Chapter of the Year!
  • General Body Meeting
  • April 19, 2008

Ohio Chapter of the Year!General Body
MeetingApril 19, 2008ORDER OF BUSINESS
  • Meeting Call to Order
  • Adoption of the Agenda
  • House Keeping Reminder
  • Minutes of Previous General Body Meeting
    Read Silently
  • Correspondence
  • Officers Reports
  • President
  • First Vice President
  • Second Vice President
  • Third Vice President
  • Financial Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Committee Reports
  • Scholarship
  • Ebony Fashion Fair
  • Financial Fortitude
  • Ways Means
  • Delta Academy
  • New Business
  • Cincinnati Youth Collaborative Donation Request
  • National Convention Ad Request
  • Announcements
  • Ritualistic Closing

Note Italic and shadowed items are reports
containing recommendations and will require action
General Body Meeting Minutes March 2008
The March meeting was called to order at 1030am.
A quorum was present with 18 financial members
and 1 non-financial/ visiting sorors. Sor Elsie
Brown moved to adopt the agenda. Seconded.
Motion passes. The February General Body Meeting
minutes were read silently. Motion to accept the
minutes by Sor. Elsie Brown. Seconded. Motion
carries. Correspondence Sor. Charlotte McKenzie
gave her report. See the Correspondence Binder
for updates. Several Ad Requests (see new
business) President Sor. Veronica Chapman gave
her report. Several sorors attended the Freedoms
Sisters Gala that featured 20 prominent women
that have made historical contributions to our
country. Of the 20, 8 sorors are part of this
historical traveling event. The local website
has been completed so sorors can access and
download information. Represented the chapter at
Delta Days. The official nominating slate has
been received for national officers. Violets to
all sorors, especially to the Founders Day
committee for their outstanding work. Local,
state, regional and national updates 1st Vice
President Sor. Tina Welch gave the report.
Overview of the program activities as well as
upcoming events and updated chapter calendar.
Soror Camille Woods taking on the role as Chair
of Delta GEMS during Soror Tikica Benjamins
maternity leave. Soror Kim Hull taking over as
Chair of the Scholarship Committee Program
proposals have been submitted for our 2008-2009
sorority year. We will review in April and vote
on in May. 2nd Vice President Sor. Danelle
Carter gave her report. This is Sisterhood Month.
Soror Carter challenged each of us to commit to
our chapter and get to know a soror we may not
know well. Second challenge is to make phone
calls and reclaim inactive sorors in the city and
also communicate more with our Delta Dears.
Soror Carter will be making a motion to move
forward with preparation for membership intake.
Soror Marena Brown was featured as our Unsung
Soror for the month of March
General Body Meeting Minutes March 2008
  • 3rd Vice President
  • Sor. Vickie Fairley gave her report. All sorors
    are being encouraged to get involved in all
    upcoming fundraisers. The Golf Outing will take
    place on Saturday, May 17. Violets to Soror
    Ebonie Byndon who put together the PowerPoint
    presentation at the Founders Day celebration.
    Soror Byndon also collecting items for our
    history. Soror Camille Woods is working on
    Minervas Pen, and Soror Lacosta Moore is
    updating our website. Pictures are needed from
    2007-2008, including the day and month.
  • Financial Secretary
  • Sor. Ligaya West gave her report. Dues are being
    collected for 2008-2009. Currently, 127
    financial members. See financial packet for
  • Treasurer
  • Sor. Gayle DeBrossard gave her report. Ads and
    Contributions amount increased due to Cotillion
    Ads, contributions, and returned check from Omega
    Psi Phi. This year it was voted by Executive
    Committee to split proceeds 70/30 to
    Scholarships/Chapter. Soror Chapman gave an
    overview. Soror Tina Welch moved to adopt the
    motion. seconded. Motion carries. See financial
    packet for report.
  • Committees
  • Scholarship Soror Kim Hull gave her report.
    Plans are being made for a workshop in the Fall.
    30 applications have been received.
  • Financial Fortitude Soror Michelle Story
    Stewart gave her report. Tax tips were given.
    A Budget form is available to help manage
  • Ways and Means Soror Lisa Rowell gave her
    report. The Golf Outing will take place on
    Saturday, May 17. Items are needed for the great
    goodie bags that will be given to golfers. Start
    to solicit golfers and teams to make this a sold
    out event.
  • Unfinished BusinessNone

General Body Meeting Minutes March 2008
  • New Business
  • It has been recommended to move the May meeting
    to Thursday, May 15, 630pm. Moved by Soror
    Danielle Pankey, seconded by Soror Maurine Allen.
    Motion carries.
  • AKA request for sponsorship of their Centennial
    Celebration. Motion to contribute 100. Seconded.
    Motion carries.
  • Ad request from Queen City Chapter of The Links,
    Inc. for their program booklet. Motion by Soror
    Danelle Carter to contribute 100. Seconded by
    Soror Maurine Allen. Motion Carries.
  • Announcements
  • .Ads for the Debutante Cotillion are due.
  • Sor. Kim Hull moved to adjourn. The motion was
    seconded by Soror Vickie Fairley. Motion
  • Meeting adjourned at 1215 pm followed by the
    Ritualistic Closing.
  • ___Stacey Fulgham_______________ ______
  • Stacey Fulgham Veronica Chapman
  • Recording Secretary President

Correspondence ReportApril 19, 2008
  • Greetings, Sorors! Thank you for keeping our
    Chapter connected to one another and the
    community. Please review the guidelines listed
    below that will help in our correspondence
  • All committee meetings, updates, announcements,
    etc. that you would like included in the upcoming
    CAC Weekly Update should be submitted to me each
    week, no later than Sunday, 500pm, You must write
    your own submission in its entirety. This will
    insure inclusion of any early week meetings, as
    the Update will be emailed during the early part
    of each week. If you have an exception/emergency,
    feel free to call me at 513-258-3799.
  • Please submit your info in the format as you
    would like for it to appear in the update. Your
    info should be inclusive, in standard type, and
    brief. Include pertinent info such as date,
    time, location, contact person, email, phone
    number, etc. Only minor editing will be done.
    BE INCLUDED. Therefore, submit your info as
    bullet points that can be included in the body of
    the update or send an attachment that is small in
    NUMBERS, ETC. with our Sergeant at Arms as you
    sign in for the Chapter Meeting. Also, if you
    have information that is currently not on file
    for another Soror, please provide it to us. We
    need correct information so that we can keep you
    in the communication loop of CAC.
  • Your suggestions and comments are welcome.
    THE CHAPTER EMAIL ADDRESS dst_cincinnati_alumnae Thank you Sorors!
  • Correspondence
  • Information received from the Hamilton County Job
    and Family Services Adoption and Foster care. If
    you are interested or would like more
    information, contact Erika D. Respress at

Correspondence Report continued..
  • Request/Ads/Donations
  • Financial request from Cincinnati Youth
    Collaborative (CYC) for a tax deductible donation
    to assist with their mentoring program. The
    amounts are100, 250, 500, 750 and other.
  • Ad request from National Headquarters for the
    2008 National Convention Program Booklet. Ad
    prices are 750/full page color 600/full page
    black white 500/half page color 350/half
    page black white 200/quarter page black
    white, no picture. For all ads with picture, add
    50. Due by Friday, April 18.
  • Submitted in the spirit of Delta,
  • Charlotte McKenzie
  • Corresponding Secretary

Presidents ReportApril 19, 2008
  • Greetings Sorors!
  • The Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter is on the MOVE.
    Just this month we are hosting the Debutante
    Cotillion Ball, Delta GEMS/Academy Retreat,
    Scholarship Interviews, and Bishop Vashti
    McKenzie. Were also planning the Golf Outing and
    kicking off planning for our 2008 Ebony Fashion
    Fair and all with grace and elegance. Violets to
    you for being the Wind Beneath our Wings.
  • Local Updates
  • Represented the chapter at the Center for Closing
    the Health Gap conference Faith Breakfast
    featuring Soror Vashti McKenzie as the Keynote
  • Along with the VPs and Financial officers,
    participated in the Budget Finance Committee
    meeting to plan the FY08-09 Budget.
  • Met with Cheryl Hill, President of Cincinnati
    Queen City Alumnae Chapter to discuss Service
    Area requirements.
  • Met with Councilmember Cecil Thomas regarding
    Ebony Fashion Fair Show sponsorship.
  • Represented the chapter at the AKA, Sigma Omega
    chapter Brunch and Fashion Show on Saturday,
    March 29th.

Presidents Report contd.April 19, 2008
  • National Update
  • Participated in Midwest Region Leadership Team
    Retreat in Louisville, KY, April 4 6.
  • National Update
  • Received Thirty-two proposed Amendments to the
    Constitution and Bylaws.
  • Violets
  • Delta Academy/Delta GEMS for submitting excellent
    nominations on behalf of the chapter for the
    National Exemplary program awards and
    Presidential Academy.
  • Yours in Delta,Veronica L. Chapman

First Vice President Report
  • Sorors can you feel the excitement in the air? We
    are wrapping up our 2007/2008 program year with
    three major events/activities this month 2008
    Debutante Cotillion Ball, Delta Academy GEMS
    annual college retreat, and Scholarship
    interviews. In May and June we will award our
    scholarships and conduct year end activities for
    all the youth programs. We would like to thank
    sorors for their continued support as we prepare
    our program proposal for next year and document
    our current year program success for potential
    national Delta award recognition. The program
    committee is looking forward to another
    remarkable year of service to our community.
  • The Delta Academy committee chaired by Sorors
    Marena Brown and Candace Higgins wrapped-up the
    iSpace (robotics) educational component on April
    5th and started the Lights! Camera! Action!
    component on the 5th as well. The girls were
    excited about both activities and enjoyed the
    interaction with the guest speakers. The Academy
    is still looking for speakers with a background
    in broadcast journalism (TV, radio, or online web
    casting) for their sessions involving filming and
    editing video with Media Bridges on May 10 and
    June 7. If you are willing to volunteer or know
    of someone who might, please e-mail or call Soror Candice
    Higgins at 740-707-0682 (cell) or 513-829-1085
    (home). You are invited to participate in the
    Academys upcoming activities
  • April 19th thru 20th - Annual College Retreat,
    Indiana University
  • April 26th Great American Cleanup, service
    event, location TBD
  • May 10th Lights! Camera! Action! the 1st
    education component with Media Bridges Corryville
    Rec., 12-3pm.
  • The GEMS committee is very enthusiastic about the
    Annual College Retreat which will take place on
    this coming weekend April 19th thru 20th at
    Indiana University. Soror Camille Woods
    chairperson and the committee have some great
    activities planned for the young ladies so they
    are able to experience a little bit of college
    life and start the process of determining the
    type of college they would like to attend in the

First Vice President Report
  • Sorors Shawnda DeRamus and Marviette Dale
    co-chair persons and the cotillion committee are
    very excited about tonights ball
  • 2008 Debutante Cotillion
  • Black Butterflies Soaring to Unlimited
  • Saturday, April 19th
  • Northern Kentucky Convention Center
  • Doors open at 530PM.
  • Soror Kim Hull committee chairperson and the
    scholarship committee have identified 15
    candidates that meet the scholarship award
    criteria and are currently conducting interviews.
    We look forward to 2007/2008 scholarship award
    winner announcement at the May general body
  • The Financial Fortitude committee chaired by
    Soror Michelle Story-Stewart will share volume-3
    of the Big Bucks financial fortitude newsletter
    answering sorors questions regarding investing
    in 401k plans and savings - safe places to stash
  • The Social Action committee has been working with
    Queen City Alumnae to schedule our first
    political issue awareness form and we decided to
    partner with the Community Action Agency (CAA)
    for their annual legislative agenda breakfast.
    The local, state, and national legislative
    agendas will be shared during a breakfast on
    Friday, May 23rd from 830AM-10AM, CAA Jordans
    Crossing. Sorors will be serving as hostesses
    and potentially introduce some of the speakers.
  • Our second political form is targeted for the
    August timeframe and we are currently in need of
    sorors to help plan the event. If you are
    interested please join the next planning call on
    Tuesday, May 6th, 7PM, conference call
    641-715-3200 passcode 830698 .
  • We are also identifying opportunities where the
    chapters can become involved in voter
    registration activities, i.e. Hamilton County
    Board of Election Volunteers for community
    events/festivals, Community Action Agency, etc.
    The Black Family Reunion and Macys festivals are
    two major events that we would like to target.

First Vice President Report..continued
  • Sorors thank you for submitting your program
    proposals. The program and fundraising proposals
    are in a separate packet which details the
    program purpose, the 5-point thrust that is
    addressed, the estimated revenue/expenses/profit,
    and proposed budget amount for 2008/2009. Please
    take a moment to review as we will be voting on
    this information at the May 15th sorority
  • Thanks again for your support of the program
  • Yours in Delta
  • Tina A. Welch
  • First Vice President

2008/2009 Program Proposals
2008/2009 Program Proposals
2008/2009 Program Proposals
2008/2009 Program Proposals
Second Vice President Report
  • Membership Intake Recommendation
  • In considering the feedback from chapter members
    it is my recommendation that we review the
    feasiblity of proceeding with MIT during the
    2008-2009 sorority year.
  • Its that time of year again to recognize our
    dynamic Sorors for their contributions to the
    chapter. Please prepare to complete nomination
    forms for the Violet and Fortitude awards. All
    submissions will need to be received by the May
    Sorority meeting (May 15, 2008). Included in
    your packet are the forms. Please send all forms
    to The criteria is
    listed below
  • To be eligible for the Violet Award, one must be
  • Nominated by a member of Cincinnati Alumnae
  • Over the age of 50
  • An active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
    for over twenty years
  • A financial member of Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter
    in the current Sorority year
  • Committed to the steadfast support of chapter
    projects and programs
  • A representative of strength, wisdom and
    commitment to the Delta Nine Cardinal Virtues as
    evidenced through her conduct and demeanor
  • FORTITUDE AWARDTo be eligible for the Fortitude
    Award, one must be
  • Nominated by a member of Cincinnati Alumnae
  • A financial member of Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter
    in the current Sorority year
  • Have consistent involvement in a broad spectrum
    of Chapter projects and programs
  • Show commitment to and unsung support of Chapter
    projects and programs

Violet AwardNomination Application
  • Name of Nominee
  • Nominees Address
  • Nominees Place of Employment
  • Nominees Work Phone
  • Nominees Home Phone
  • Years involved in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • Years involved in Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter
  • Does the Nominee know of your Nomination?
    Yes_________ No_________
  • Please provide a brief explanation of why you
    feel this nominee should receive the Delta Sigma
    Theta Sorority, Inc. Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter
    Violet Award. Attach a biography if possible.
    (Attach additional sheets if necessary).

Fortitude AwardNomination Application
  • Name of Nominee
  • Nominees Address
  • Nominees Place of Employment
  • Nominees Work Phone
  • Nominees Home Phone
  • Years involved in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • Years involved in Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter
  • Does the Nominee know of your Nomination?
    Yes_________ No_________
  • Please provide a brief explanation of why you
    feel this nominee should receive the Delta Sigma
    Theta Sorority, Inc. Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter
    Fortitude Award. Attach a biography if possible.
    (Attach additional sheets if necessary).

Second Vice President ReportContinued
  • If you are celebrating a 25-year or 50-year
    anniversary in Delta, please notify me no later
    than Monday, May 5, 2008.
  • Our National President has issued a National Call
    to Service and want to reclaim a minimum of 2008
    inactive Sorors by the 49th National Convention.
    The Cincinnati Alumnae chapter has already
    stepped up to the charge. Sorors please strive
    to reclaim at least one inactive Soror this year!
  • Sisterly,
  • Danelle
  • 2nd Vice President

Delta Sigma Theta SororityCincinnati Alumnae
ChapterThird Vice Presidents Report April 2008
  • Greetings Sorors from the Resources Management
    Committee Team. Violets to all for continuing to
    share your unique gifts and amazing spirit to
    accomplish the work of CACDST. See our April
    updates below.
  • Ways Means Committee Soror Lisa Rowell
  • Third Annual Golf Outing May 17, 2008 at Walden
  • Support by soliciting players and sponsors and
    donating goodies for golfers.
  • Full report from Soror Rowell.
  • Historian Soror Ebonie Byndon
  • Looking for pictures, articles and items of
    historical interest. Also seeking committee
  • Contact Ebonie at 513-283-3066 or for more info.
  • Journalist Sorors Lynadius Joseph Camile
  • Preparing our Minervas Pen Newsletter.
  • Send submissions for the next edition via e-mail
    to or regular mail to Soror
    Camille Woods at P.O. Box 19955 Cincinnati, OH
    45219. Poems, guest columns, committee updates,
    announcements, and photos are welcomed.
  • Web Mistress Soror LaCosta Moore
  • Updating website! Click for
  • Send updates to Soror Mackey at

Delta Sigma Theta SororityCincinnati Alumnae
ChapterThird Vice Presidents Report contd
  • Audit Soror Mary Coleman
  • Maintaining our internal controls and financial
  • Custodian Sorors Sandra Wiggins Olivia
  • Coordinating with Cotillion Committee for 4/19
  • Chaplain Soror Wanda Owens
  • One day at a time. Therefore do not worry about
    tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own
    things. Sufficient for the day is its own
    trouble. Matthew 634
  • from Come Away My Beloved by Frances J.
  • Dial-a-Delta Sorors Melba Morgan Pearline
  • Committee staffed and ready to serve.
  • Parliamentarian Soror Esther Cash Mills
  • Do you know the basic rules?
  • Sergeant at Arms Soror Maurine Allen
  • Professional attire must be worn during meetings.

Scholarship Committee ReportApril 2008
  • The deadline for the scholarship applications was
    January 31, 2008. Completed applications were to
    be received or postmarked to the Chapters P.O.
    Box 37285 by January 31, 2008. There were a
    total of 40 applications received for
    consideration. Several applications were deemed
    ineligible due to receiving scholarship materials
    past the 1/31deadline GPA fell below the
    required 2.75 or inadequate information was
    presented in the packet. The committee has
    worked very diligently to meticulously review and
    evaluate all applications using established
    guidelines. Applications were scored and ranked
    in the following areas, (Academic, Leadership,
    Community Service, Essay and Letters of
    Recommendations) in which 15 scholarship
    finalists were invited to interview as a final
    step in the process. Interviews were conducted
    Thurs., April 10th and Thurs. April 17th.
    Candidates not considered for an interview have
    been personally notified via mail correspondence.
  • The Chapter is prepared to grant three
    scholarship awards in the amount of 2,500.00 and
    a final award in the amount of 2,500 from the
    Delta Gateway Foundation. As a result the
    Scholarship Committee is extremely pleased and
    excited about the ability to award 10,000 this
    year to four very deserving young scholarship
    recipients. The four winners will be notified by
    May 1, 2008 and will be invited to attend the
    upcoming golf outing on May 17th as well as the
    June Luncheon in order to showcase their
    accomplishments to our sponsors and sorors!
  • Final Data per the December 1st College
    Preparation Workshop
  • The expenses and final breakdown of the 120
    attendees that attended the December 1st College
    Prep Workshop held at the Community Action Agency
    from 1-5pm is included per the final report
  • Grades 7-9 25
  • Grades 10-12 45
  • Parents/Guardians 18
  • DST CAC Sorors 15
  • Partners (Ques, NSBE, Queen City) 15
  • Misc (4th graders) 2
  • Scholarship Committee Maurine Allen, Tina
    Bowen, Ester Cash-Mills, Angela Cook, Minnie
    Everette, Reynell Frazier, Celeste Goodloe,
    Tekeia Howard, Kim Hull Co- Chair, Gail
    McCullum, Daniel Pankey, Michelle Rogers, Nikki
    Taylor, Jackie Turner, Rhonda Twitty, Deatria

  • Committee Observations
  • We were pleased with the overall attendance and
    parental involvement. We projected to have up to
    80 attendees and exceeded this participation
  • General and concurrent topic sessions included
    College Essay writing, Interview Techniques, Mock
    Interviews, Application Basics, ACT/SAT Test
    Taking Tips, Top Ten Careers, FASFA, and
    collegiate parent panels.
  • The assistance from our workshop partners DST
    Queen City, the men of Omega Psi Phi and NSBE
    members was helpful in the planning for this
    event and actual coordination and attention to
    miscellaneous tasks during the day.
  • Refreshments/ food was the greatest expense for
    the day as copy cost were minimal while most
    presenters brought copies of their presentations.
    In addition, several sorors made donations to
    mitigate expenses.
  • Workshop evaluations were very favorable and
    there were very few recommendations for
    improvement. Of those participants, who
    completed evaluations, 100 of the attendees
    indicated they would recommend this workshop to
  • Many thanks to each and every soror and
    particularly the scholarship committee members
    who assisted in many ways as we prepared for this
    years workshop.

Scholarship Dec.1st College Prep Workshop FINAL
Committee Scholarship Date April 2008
Ebony Fashion Fair ReportApril 19, 2008
  • Greetings Sorors! We are off and running, making
    plans to bring another spectacular presentation
    of the 51st anniversary Ebony Fashion Fair!
    Thank you again for all of your wonderful
    sisterly support that made our hosting a true
    success in 2007. This years event will take
    place on Friday, October 31 at the Duke Energy
    Center in downtown Cincinnati.
  • We have another opportunity to make a great
    impression on the city of Cincinnati and
    surrounding areas. Calling all Deltas to gather
    up your guests and put your lists together so
    that we can make this a sellout event! Invite
    your family, friends, other organization
    affiliates, coworkers, church members, hair
    salons, manicurist, etc. for support of this
    Chapter event. It takes a whole chapter to make
    this the true success it can be. Lets showcase
    our chapter to the city of Cincinnati and
    surrounding areas. Tickets are 75 (VIP
    reception/600pm show), 50 Show only (800pm),
    and 25 for students (21 and under with valid
    school ID). Each ticket includes a one year
    subscription to Ebony or 6 month subscription to
    Jet, plus a chance to win great prizes! Ebony
    will give to the highest ticket seller special
    recognition and a chance to win an all expense
    paid trip for you and a guest to a U.S. city of
    your choice, once the tour concludes in 2009.

    Also, as a very special bonus,
    we are offering to pay local dues for the top
    ticket seller in our chapter!! The second (50)
    and third (25) place winners will receive DELTA
  • Sorors, this is exciting! Thank you in advance
    for your support. For questions, feel free to
    call 258-3799 or

Ebony Fashion Fair Report .continued
Submitted in Sisterhood, Charlotte McKenzie,
Chair Committee Members Aisha Abernathy Tekeia
Auster Howard Cassandra Bolden Tina
Bowen Marena Brown Kyndal Burton Danelle
Carter Veronica Chapman Marviette Dale Gayle
DeBrossard Shawnda DeRamus Vickie Fairley Stacey
Fulgham Margaret Horton Kim Hull Katelyn
Jackson Carmen Jett Crystal Kendrick Edna
Keown Jennifer Lewis Thornton LaCosta Moore Gail
McCullom Malinda McReynolds Julia Montier
Ball Nancy Moody Jovan Moore Melba Morgan Wanda
Owens Donna Pickard Lisa Rowell Vanessa
Sams Candie Simmons Karla Stewart-Tyson
Michelle Story-Stewart Jackie Turner Tina
Welch Ligaya West
Ways and Means/Golf Outing ReportApril 19,
  • The date is May 17, 2008 at Walden Ponds Golf
    Course with a 100 shot gun start. This year we
    will start on TIME. We ask Sorors to bring items
    from their companies to the next meeting for our
    goody bags for golfers. We also ask Sorors to
    begin recruiting golfers to play.
  • Food will be provided by The Dukesters
  • Our next meeting will be held Tuesday, April 22,
    2007 at 630 pm at Donatos in Tri-County on
    Kemper Road.
  • Contact Soror Lisa Rowell at (513) 260-3323 or
    e-mail at
  • Respectfully Submitted
  • Soror Lisa Rowell, Ways and Means Chair

Delta Academy April 2008 Committee Report
  • We have been busy pursuing more Scholarship,
    Service, Sisterhood and Self-Esteem! This report
    summarizes the key activities of Delta Academy
    for Winter 2008.
  • Learning Module 2
  • We completed our second Learning Module iSPACE
    Robotics. Over three sessions, participants
    had to build and program robots to successfully
    complete certain tasks.
  • January 12th
  • Speaker Bev Ketron, iSPACE Ohio
  • Attendance 32 DA attendees, 6 Sorors
  • February 9th
  • Speaker Isaac Higgins, Computer Programming
  • Attendance 32 DA attendees, 5 Sorors
  • March 8th
  • cancelled due to weather
  • April 5th
  • Speaker Soror Dorcedar Glover, GE Aviation
  • Attendance 25 DA attendees, 6 Sorors

Delta Academy April 2008 Committee Report
  • Other Activities
  • National Nominations made submissions for the
    Presidential Delta Academy (Jahmila Pettis) and
    Exemplary Delta Academy programs. Done!
  • College Retreat (w/Delta GEMS) this weekend!
    April 19-20.
  • Community Service Event The Great American
    Cleanup. April 26, 9AM 12noon, meet at the
    Corryville Recreation Center.
  • Learning Module 3 Lights! Camera! Action! We
    officially started this learning module in April
    and it will continue through June. Partnering
    with Media Bridges, we developed a course in
    which DA participants will write, film, and edit
    short videos on socially relevant topics.
    Projects may be televised on cable access!
  • Violets
  • To the Delta Academy Committee - Sorors Marena
    Brown, Candice Higgins, Chanda Higgins, Michelle
    Rogers, and Carmen Jett. We are having a stellar
  • Also, many thanks to everyone who has supported
    Delta Academys program and activities Dorcedar
    Glover, Jennifer Lewis-Thornton, Rhonda Twitty,
    Yvonne Coursey, Maurine Allen, and Krystal Hardy.
  • Respectfully submitted,
  • Marena Brown and Candice Higgins
  • 2007-2008 Delta Academy Chairs