Delta Phi Chapter Highlights
Secure (And Manage) The Bag
Delta Phi Chapter invited a guest professor from Ohio University's College of Business to teach students about different financial topics like investing, credit cards, taxes and more. After his presentation, Professor Davidson ran a Finance Activity to test students on what they learned from his presentation. After the program, students were offered free headshots from a photographer hired by Delta Phi.
Delta Phi chapter collaborated with the Phi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated and the Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS) to hold a Zumba event to promote heart health. The purpose of the event was to raise awareness about heart disease.
United Campus Ministries Community Service
On January 20, 2018, Delta Phi chapter gave back to the Athens community by working at United Campus Ministries to help put together a breakfast that was served to members of the community who suffer from food dependence. The chapter spent the morning cleaning and chopping vegetables, cooking noodles and serving coffee to those who attended the meal.
Delta Phi Game Night
On January 19, 2018, Delta Phi chapter wrapped up AKA Week by hosting a game night in Ohio University's Multicultural Center. Food was provided to the students who attended before they played different trivia games hosted by members of the chapter.
Garden of Ivies
On January 18, 2018, Delta Phi chapter held a gardening program to socialize with members of the Ohio University community while teaching about the uses of different herbs that they provided. Students were encouraged to take care of their plants and reach out to members of the chapter to share their growth progress.
On January 17, 2018, Delta Phi chapter invited music therapy majors to teach the community about different methods used to rehabilitate children and adults with physical or mental disabilities. The guest speakers used exercises that incorporated things like sound and rhythm to explore the many ways music therapists help people re-establish basic motor skills like hand and arm movement.
On January 16, 2018, Delta Phi chapter celebrated it's 53rd charter day by inviting members of the Ohio University community to create vision boards. Students gathered to create vision boards from magazines donated by members of the chapter. They volunteered to share the meaning behind their creations with the group and were encouraged to use them as inspiration to reach their goals.
Mental Health: A Serious Matter
On November 2, 2017, Delta Phi chapter hosted “Metal Health Awareness: A Serious Matter”. Students walking through Ohio University’s student center were invited to discuss the importance of mental health and self-love. The Delta Phi chapter members offered students different tips and coping mechanisms for different types of emotional and mental health conditions.
Making a Global Impact with UNA-USA
In efforts to inform the campus of the ways we, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., make an impact globally we set up a table and informed our peers on campus about UNA-USA. This passive program allowed many of our members to engage in an intimate way with the members of our chapter while also signing up to become a member of GenUn-USA. This membership will guide them to help them make an impact in their local communities.
Seasonal Wraps with Delta Phi
On October 30th, Delta Phi held an event where we invited students around campus to come assist our chapter in making blankets to donate to the youth in the Athens community. As we were slowly approaching the winter season our chapter wanted to make sure we were tending to the needs of families in our community. Our sorority focuses on five target areas through our Launching New Dimensions of Service and this particular event hit the nail on the head for our area of Family Strengthening as we met the critical needs of families in our area for the season.
Meet The Greeks
On September 26, 2017, The Ohio University Chapter of The National Pan-Hellenic Council hosted Meet The Greeks. This is an interactive program that gives students the opportunity to meet the members of the Divine Nine organizations on campus and ask questions anonymously through submission. Members, Hannah Britton and Joselyn Hines represented Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorroity, Inc. during the panel discussion. The discussion addresses reasons for joining an organization, requirements and personal experiences with being a member of the Divine Nine at Ohio University.
Delta Phi Backpack Drive
On September 18, 2017, Delta Phi chapter carried out their educational enrichment target by hosting a backpack drive. Students and faculty were encouraged to donate backpacks and school supplies to the children in the Athens school system. With the help of many generous donations, Delta Phi donated multiple bins of school supplies to East Elementary School in Athens, OH.
Delta Phi at The Multicultural Expo
On August 30, 2017, the Black Student Union and The Black Student Cultural Programming Board at Ohio University host The Multicultural Expo for first-year multicultural students to get acquainted with campus. The women of Delta Phi chapter held an informational table at this event to talk with students and educate them on the mission of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
First-Year Student Involvement Fair
On August 27, 2017, After the first-year student convocation, Ohio University hosts a student organization involvement fair to showcase the over 400 student organizations on campus. Delta Phi Chapter held a table at this event and had the chance to introduce the members and the organization to many first-year students.
Delta Phi Welcomes Photosynthe2i2
On April 3, 2017, the Delta Phi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. welcomed 22 new initiates to the campus of Ohio University - Photosynthe2i2. The ladies put on a campus presentation for over 200 members of their families and friends. Delta Phi Chapter is extremely excited to pass down the legacy of supreme service to this powerful group of young women. Be on the lookout for programs and community service events hosted by the new initiates is the 2017-2018 school year!