History of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc

Twenty-two undergraduate women founded Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. on January 13, 1913 at Howard University. These young women wanted to use their collective strength to promote academic excellence and to provide assistance to persons in need. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide services and programs to promote human welfare.

The Grand Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has a membership of over 250,000 predominately African-American, college-educated women. The Sorority currently has 900-plus chapters located in the United States, Tokyo, Japan, Okinawa, Japan, Germany, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Seoul, Korea, and St. Thomas and St Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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About Us

Omicron Chi Chapter was chartered June 2, 1983 by Floraline I. Stevens, Director of the Farwest Region, as a city-wide chapter serving women enrolled in accredited four year colleges and universities in the San Francisco Peninsula area. It was sponsored by the San Francisco Peninsula Alumnae Chapter, and supported in its efforts to become a chapter by the San Francisco Peninsula Alumnae Chapter and Epsilon Nu Chapter. The principle purposes and aims of this chapter, Omicron Chi, are to engage in cultural, educational, and public service activities; to establish, maintain, and encourage high cultural, intellectual, and moral standards among its members; to engage in public service programs; and to promote and encourage high achievement in education.