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2021 Dr. Jeanne L. Noble Delta GEMS Registration Open

The Knoxville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. invites you to join the Dr. Jeanne Noble Delta GEMS! Register now through February 8th, 2021.

A natural outgrowth and expansion for the continuation of the highly successful Dr. Betty Shabaaz Delta Academy: Catching the Dreams of Tomorrow, Delta GEMS (Growing and Empowering Myself Successfully) was created to catch the dreams of African American adolescent girls aged 14-18.

REGISTER: Complete the registration forms by clicking here. Email your filled-out registration packet to President.dstknoxalum@gmail.com.

ORIENTATION: If you would like to find out more about Knoxville Alumnae’s educational programs, Delta GEMS and Delta Academy, orientation is January 31st, 2021 at 2 pm via Zoom. Request a link to orientation here.

#dst1913#SRDST#dstknoxville#ServiceInOurHeart


2021 Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy Registration Open

The Knoxville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. invites you to join the Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy! Register now through February 8th, 2021. A virtual orientation will be held January 31, 2021 at 2pm. Register for the orientation here.

The Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy is a unique program designed for young ladies ages 11-14 years. The Academy’s goals are to enhance or spark interest in math, science, technology, and/or careers where minority women are scarcely represented. Click here to complete the registration forms. Email completed forms to President.dstknoxalum@gmail.com . #dst1913 #SRDST #dstknoxville #ServiceInOurHeart


Knoxville Alumnae Chapter Issues an Open Letter to Knox County Commission

Statement in Support of the Knox County Board of Health, medical professionals combatting COVID-19Members of the Knoxville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. are deeply concerned about the impact of limiting the authority of the Knox County Board of Health. Research increasingly shows that racial and ethnic minorities are disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. Therefore, we strongly advocate for medical professionals in our city/county to lead the efforts to keep Knoxville/ Knox County residents safe.Please read the full statement submitted to Knox County Commission.#dst1913#dstknoxville#SRDST#PowerInOurVoice


YWCA Phyllis Wheatley Center

BLESSINGS OVERFLOW: Members of the Knoxville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta joyfully donated more than $1,500 in gift cards to the YWCA Phyllis Wheatley Center in East Knoxville. A portion of the gift cards went directly to children who otherwise wouldn’t see a lot of gifts this Christmas and the other portion when to the center to help buy equipment and snacks. The Phyllis Wheatley Center’s After-School Enrichment Program (ASEP) provides a safe, nurturing environment with structure and accountability for middle-school students at no cost.


Founders Day Celebration 2021

Knoxville Alumnae Chapter

Virtual Founders Day Celebration
“Celebrating Our Founders: Life, Leadership, and Legacy”  

The Knoxville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc is pleased to announce our Virtual Founders Day Celebration! Deidra K. Diaz, director of the Dynamic Southern Region, will serve as the Keynote Speaker.

We hope you plan on joining us for “Celebrating Our Founders: Life, Leadership, and Legacy” on Saturday, January 30, 2021, at 1:00 pm on Zoom.

Registration is required. The deadline to register is January 28th, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Every guest must register for themselves.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. SAVE YOUR CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Remember to sign in to your Zoom account before signing into the Founders Day event. 

This event is free and open to the public. Please share this email with friends!
We can’t wait to celebrate with you! 

Knoxville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. 

Telicia Mims, President
Debra Leon, Founders Day Chair
Sandy Mitchell-Woods, Founders Day Co-Chair

#DSTKnoxville  #DST108 #ForwardWithFortitude

Scholarships

2020 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to our 2020 scholarship recipients. KAC proudly awarded $10,000 to 15 deserving students this year.

Delta Dear Tea

Beulah Sinclair Delta Dear Tea 2018

The first Annual Beulah Sinclair Delta Dear Tea was held May 19, 2018 at the knox County Public Works Building. The Delta Dear Tea honors our Delta Dears in the Knoxville Alumnae Chapter. Visiting Soror Sandra Griffin was also in attendance. Moving performance by Delta Heartbeats engaged the audience in praising God. Delicious food was prepared by Linda Catering. Those in attendance received beautiful gifts by Politely designed. Delta Dear of the Year,  Soror Joyce Perry, was moved to tears and speechless, as she graciously accepted her award.

A beautiful powerpoint presentation composed of Delta Dears biographies,  pictures and Pearls of Wisdom was read aloud by Sorors Joycelyn Perry and Michelle Lattimore.  Sorors Rawls, Jenkins, Hardy and Singleton help transform the room into a wonderful dinning area.  Welcome done by Chapter President Carmanelette Rawls with prayer by Renee McClure.  Soror Christina Goode provided technology and Michelle Lattimore gave closing remarks.