Worldly Women

Are you a jet-setting sister?  Whether you’re climbing the world’s highest peaks or taking a spur of the moment road trip we would love to see your travel photos! Pop a ‘Gee and send your best to dgtorontoalumnae@gmail.com to be featured on our Delta Gamma’s Abroad page!

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Why DUE you support the TAA?

Part of being an Alumnae is paying your local and National Alumnae dues. Your dues go to supporting your sisters, running awesome events, allowing us to give back to our foundation and contributing to the PINK scholarship fund. We want to know why you pay your alumnae dues.

Let us know why you pay your dues and you’ll be featured on our Facebook and website! Email us at dgtorontoalumnae@gmail.com

Your DG Story

Would you like your DG story featured on the TAA website? Email us at dgtorontoalumnae@gmail.com  with a DG Diary entry to be featured on our DG Diary page! We want to know about your favourite DG memory, why you love DG, and how much you love your sisters! Send in a word document with your 200-500 word entry to be featured, pictures are a bonus! We can’t wait to hear your story!

Our Legacy

Over the years Delta Gamma has had to say goodbye to two amazing Canadian Delta Gamma chapters; Alpha Gamma at the University of Toronto and Zeta Omicron at Wilfrid Laurier University. Most of our TAA members were initiates of these two wonderful chapters. By continuing to “Do Good”, staying involved in Delta Gamma and sharing strong bonds with our sisters we are maintaining the ideals of these chapters and ensuring that their legacies live on.

If you have any information, photos or archives of these chapters that you would like to share with the TAA and it’s members please contact us at dgtorontoalumnae@gmail.com

Founder’s Day 2014

Founder’s Day is the highlight of the TAA’s year. Sister’s gather from across Ontario to the Delta Gamma Gallery at The University of Toronto for a day filled with tradition and sisterhood.

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Group Shot of our amazing Sisters

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Left to right: Peg Mckelvey, Oxford Award; Jean Griffiths, Oxford Award; Ripen Singh, Pink Award

Thank you to all our sisters who came out to share our special day, we are grateful for each and every one of you!

 

Founders’ Day 2013

This year’s Founders’ Day was held at the University of Toronto Art Centre on Saturday, May 11, 2013.

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Delta Gamma ladies enjoyed sandwiches, tea, punch, and delicious desserts followed by an awards ceremony and elections. A tour of the Delta Gamma Gallery was also provided.

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Thank you to everyone who made this year’s Founders’ Day such a success!

 

Commemorating 100 Years

The Alpha Gamma Chapter was granted it’s charter on June 26, 1913, when the first 11 members were initiated at the Clifton Inn Hotel in Niagara Falls during Delta Gamma’s national convention, attended by 250 members. 

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The chapter was based at University College, University of Toronto and was the first Canadian chapter of the fraternity.  This charter turned Delta Gamma into an international organization.

Foundation Focus

The Toronto Alumnae Association is excited to launch Foundation Focus! This is a feature that will be shared on our website and in our newsletter. It will focus on the efforts of DG ladies to “do good” in their lives. To submit your own Foundation Focus, email the TAA at dgtorontoalumnae@gmail.com.

Here is the first entry by Vice-President, Foundation, Krystal Osborn:

I thought I’d share my most memorable time as a Delta Gamma collegiate member at Zeta Omicron at Wilfrid Laurier University. During my first initiated term, I was Director of Fundraising and we were holding our annual Pastapalooza, which is an all you can eat spaghetti dinner. It was my first major event, and I was very nervous. I ran back and forth and encountered some major problems; however, at the end of the day I was so blown away by the kindness and hard work all the women around me had shown. Everyone had encouraging words to say about me and my efforts. We even raised more money than in previous years! I will never forget the support of my sisters, all of whom were just getting to know me. We were all united under to raise money for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) and together we achieved that goal!

DG Spotlight

Each week, on the Delta Gamma Toronto Alumnae Association Facebook page, we’ll be posting a profile of a talented, interesting, and fabulous DG! Check our first DG Spotlight here.

If you haven’t submitted a short bio of yourself for this, and would like to, please email dgtorontoalumnae@gmail.com with your university information (chapter, degree, grad year), and some interesting tidbits about yourself.

Also, if you know another DG that you think should be profiled, please let them know about this or pass along their information!

Toronto-Area Alumnae Panhellenic Association Scholarship for Post-Graduates

The Toronto Area Alumnae Panhellenic Association [TAAP] has established a $750 scholarship for sorority members enrolled in a community college or university post-graduate program. This is not a need-based scholarship nor marks-based scholarship but rather based on participation and leadership in sorority and Panhellenic or Greek life-sorority organizations.

The recipients of the 2012 TAAP Scholarship with Scholarship Chair Linda Nichols.

The graduate scholarship is in ADDITION to the scholarship offered for undergraduates.  Scholarship information is be mailed to collegiate chapters in February and the Awards are presented in Toronto at the annual scholarship lunch in April. You need to be a member of TAAP to qualify for the graduate award.  Membership in the TAAP is FREE for graduates in the first year after university graduation- thereafter it is $20 per year.

If you are interested in this opportunity, you can go the the TAAP website address below and or contact our Awards Chair, Patti Stoll at dgtorontoalumnae@gmail.com.

Visit the TAAP Website here: http://www.taap.ca/who_membernewgrads.html