Tri Delta Press Release Archive

Listed below are press releases that Tri Delta distributed to the media. 

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Tri Delta receives 2014 St. Jude Partner of the Year
ARLINGTON, TX - July 31, 2014 - Delta Delta Delta Fraternity recently was honored as Partner of the Year for its outstanding commitment to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® - raising nearly $30 million for the hospital since 1999 and pledging to raise another $60 million in the next 10 years - to combat childhood cancer and other deadly diseases.
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Tri Delta makes 10-year, $60 million fundraising commitment to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
ARLINGTON, TX - July 7, 2014- Delta Delta Delta Fraternity has announced a 10-year, $60 million fundraising commitment in support of its national philanthropic partner St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®. In honor of this commitment - the largest single pledge in St. Jude's history - the Fraternity will receive prominent recognition on the hospital's campus. Beginning July 7, the short-term housing facility adjacent to the hospital will be named Tri Delta Place.
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tri delta announces 2014women of achievement recipients
At its 56th Biennial Convention in Indianapolis, IN, Delta Delta Delta will recognize the following five members as the 2014 Women of Achievement recipients:

Elizabeth Banks, Pennsylvania - Actress, Producer and Director
Maggie Dunne, Colgate - President and Founder of Lakota Children's Enrichment, Inc.
Kristin Hannah, Washington - Award-Winning and Bestselling Author
Libby Leffler, California/Berkeley - Business Development Manager, Facebook
Kelly Young Stoetzel, Southern Methodist - Content Director at TED
Lynn Hardy Yeakel, Randolph-Macon - Director of the Institute for Women's Health And Leadership, Drexel University, College of Medicine
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Proven Leader Karen Hughes White Named Executive Director of Tri Delta
ARLINGTON, TX - June 2, 2014 - The Tri Delta Executive Board is pleased to announce that Karen Hughes White, Georgia, has been named Executive Director. Karen will lead Tri Delta in our continued efforts to empower women - throughout their lifetimes - through truth, self-sacrifice and friendship. Read more.

TRI DELTA LEADERS LOBBY ON CAPITOL HILL
ARLINGTON, TX - Apr. 24, 2014 - Five Delta Delta Delta Fraternity student leaders will travel to Washington, D.C., on April 27 to act as advocates for the Greek agenda. Lindsey Bach, Arkansas, Samantha Block, Florida, Tara Campbell, Southern California, Jaclyn Graham, Central Florida, and Sydney Hodnett, Delta State will represent Tri Delta's 138 collegiate chapters as they lobby for legislation affecting fraternities and sororities. Read more.

Fraternity reaches fundraising milestone: $15 Million in three and a half years for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
ARLINGTON, TX - Feb. 1, 2014 - On Saturday, Feb. 1, Delta Delta Delta Fraternity officially announced the completion of its $15 million fundraising goal for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. Read more.

Tri Delta CLoses Chapter at Valparaiso
ARLINGTON, TX - Nov. 20, 2013 - After careful consideration, the Executive Board of Delta Delta Delta has voted to withdraw the charter of Gamma Upsilon Chapter, effective December 16, 2013. Read more.

Delta Delta Delta Announces Annual Fat Talk Free® Week: Fraternity Seeks to Promote Positive Body ImagE
ARLINGTON, TX - Oct. 7, 2013 - Delta Delta Delta Fraternity and The Center for Living, Learning & Leading are pleased to announce the sixth annual Fat Talk Free® Week Oct. 21-25, 2013. Read more.

Delta Delta Delta NC State Chapter to Close May 2014
ARLINGTON, TX - Sept. 19, 2013 - Tri Delta's Executive Board has announced that Epsilon Eta Chapter at North Carolina State University has withdrawn from recruitment and will not add any new members to the organization this academic year. Read more.

Tri Delta Announces New Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director Search
ARLINGTON, TX - Sept. 17, 2013 - The Executive Board of Delta Delta Delta announced today that after 22 years of valued service, Cari Cook has stepped down as Tri Delta's Executive Director. Read more.

Tri Delta Raises $5.6 Million in One Year for St. Jude Children's
Research Hospital
ARLINGTON, TX - August 7, 2013 - Delta Delta Delta is proud to announce that during the 2012-2013 academic year, its collegiate and alumnae members have raised $5.6 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Read more.

Tri Delta Leaders Visit Capitol Hill
ARLINGTON, TX - April 19, 2013 - Four Delta Delta Delta Fraternity student leaders will travel to Washington, D.C., on April 22 to act as advocates for the Greek agenda. Read more.

Delta delta delta members embark on "journey in leadership"
ARLINGTON, TX - April 16, 2013 - Eighteen Delta Delta Delta Fraternity members traveled to Costa Rica, March 9-15, to experience Evergreen®, a journey in leadership, sponsored by the Fraternity. Read more.

delta delta delta members revisit "journey in Leadership"
ARLINGTON, TX - January 10, 2013 - Three Delta Delta Delta Fraternity members will return to Costa Rica during their spring break for Evergreen®, a journey in leadership, sponsored by the Fraternity. Read more.

tri delta celebrates raising over $125,000 for the st. jude give thanks. walk
ARLINGTON, TX - November 27, 2012 - On Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital supporters in 90 cities across the country joined together to participate in the St. Jude Give thanks. Walk, an exciting 5K walk to raise money for the children of St. Jude. Read more.

delta delta delta announces bodyimage 3d
ARLINGTON, TX - October 1, 2012 - Delta Delta Delta Fraternity announces BodyImage3D®, a multidimensional approach to body image awareness and education. Read more.

Delta Delta delta launches foursquare badge
ARLINGTON, TX - July 10, 2012 - Delta Delta Delta Fraternity announced today that it partnered with the location-based social network foursquare to launch a custom "True to Tri Delta" badge members. The organization is the first national fraternity for women to offer a custom foursquare badge. Read more

Tri Delta celebrates raising $4.2 million in one year for St. Jude
ARLINGTON, TX - July 3, 2012 - Members of Delta Delta Delta Fraternity have gathered in Tucson, Ariz, this week for the organization's 54th biennial Convention, and today, the Fraternity announced that during the 2011-2012 academic year, its collegiate and alumnae chapters have raised $4.2 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Read more

tri delta announces 2012 women of achievement recipients
ARLINGTON, TX - May 10, 2012 - At its 55th Biennial Convention in Tucson, Ariz, Delta Delta Delta will recognize the following five members as the 2012 Women of Achievement recipients:

Pam Bondi, South Florida, Florida's Attorney General
Zoe Damacela, Northwestern, Founder and CEO, Zoe Damacela Apparel
Katharine Hable Sweeney, Mississippi, Co-owner of Hable Construction
Susan Hable Smith, Alabama, Co-owner of Hable Construction
Dr. Elizabeth Stewart, Missouri, Pediatric Oncologist at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
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tri delta leaders visit capitol hill
ARLINGTON, TX - April 20, 2012 - Four Delta Delta Delta Fraternity student leaders will travel to Washington, D.C., on April 21 to act as advocates for the Greek agenda. Ginnye Cubel, Butler, Anna McCracken, Elon, Alexandria Hill, Nevada, and Alexandra Bortot, Pittsburgh, will represent Tri Delta's 138 collegiate chapters. Read more

delta delta delta members take "journey in leadership"
ARLINGTON, TX - March 8, 2012 - Ten Delta Delta Delta Fraternity members will travel to Costa Rica for the first ever Evergreen program, sponsored by the Fraternity. The program will take place March 10-17 and will be led by Dr. Mari Ann Callais, director of development for the Delta Delta Delta Center for Living, Leading, & Learning, Michael Greenberg, owner of Journey 360. Cari Cook, Fraternity Executive Director, will also be accompanying the group. Read more

tri delta celebrates partnership with st. jude children's research hospital
ARLINGTON, TX - March 1, 2012 - Members of Delta Delta Delta will be coming together throughout the month of March to celebrate the Fraternity's long-standing partnership with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Since the partnership began in 1999, Tri Delta has donated over $17 million for the kids at St. Jude. During the 2010-2011 academic year, Tri Delta raised more the $3.5 million dollars. Read more

delta delta delta announces fourth annual fat talk free week: fraternity seeks to change the conversation about body image
ARLINGTON, TX - October 13, 2011 - Delta Delta Delta Fraternity announces the fourth annual Fat Talk Free Week sponsored by Succeed Foundation will take place October 16-22, 2011. Fat Talk Free Week is a week-long program to raise awareness about positive body image by eliminating damaging effects of fat talk and the thin-ideal standard of beauty. Read more

Tri Delta Celebrates Raising $3.4 Million in One Year for St. Jude
MEMPHIS, TENN. - August 1, 2011 - Members of Delta Delta Delta Fraternity assembled at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., on Friday to participate in the ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorating their newest commitment of raising $15 million in 5 years for the hospital. Read more.


over 200 tri delta members attend collegiate leadership conference
ARLINGTON, TX - July 28, 2011 - The annual St. Jude Collegiate Leadership Seminar will kick-off today (July 28, 2011) with over 235 Tri Delta members in attendance. Read more.

Tri Delta leaders visit capitol hill
ARLINGTON, TX - April 21, 2011 - Community leaders from around the country converged this week on Capitol Hill, joining together to lobby on behalf of issues affecting the collegiate members of fraternities and sororities. Read more.

tri delta receives the elisa project star of hope award
ARLINGTON, TX - December 15, 2010 - During the month of November, Delta Delta Delta was recognized as a leader in the body image community at the Elisa Project's sixth annual Life Lessons Luncheon. Read more.

Delta Delta delta fraternity's annual fat talk free® week concludes: over 88,000,000 reached by campaign
ARLINGTON, TX - November 6, 2010 - Delta Delta Delta Fraternity announced the conclusion of their annual weeklong campaign to bring awareness to body image issues worldwide and to promote the removal of 'fat talk' from conversations.
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Delta delta delta fraternity kicks off annual fat talk free week™ October 18
ARLINGTON, TX - October 15, 2010 - Delta Delta Delta (Tri Delta), will kick off the 3rd annual Fat Talk Free Week™ campaign this Monday, Oct. 18. Fat Talk Free Week™ is a body-activism campaign created to draw attention to body image issues worldwide and promote the removal of 'fat talk' from conversations. Fat Talk is described as the statements made in everyday conversation that reinforce the unrealistic thin-ideal standard of beauty. Read more.