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Fun in the Sun with Soil

YOU’RE INVITED: The Knoxville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. invites you to join the Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy for “Fun in the Sun with Soil” featuring Dr. Sharon Jean-Philippe, Professor of Urban Forestry at the University of Tennessee.We’ll also learn about outdoor careers. We want to instill in our young girls that they can do anything. They must continue to push, dream and strive for their goals. Plus, there will be games and prizes. Please join the fun!

Saturday, April. 9th, 2022
10:30am – 12pm

Via Zoom
For girls ages 11-14

Free Event

Register here:

Dr. Jeanne Noble Delta GEMS, “Being Bossed Up” workshop

The Knoxville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. invites teen girls, ages 14-18, to the Dr. Jeanne Noble Delta GEMS, “Being Bossed Up” workshop on October 9th at 10 am EST.

Girls will learn important life skills like how to dress for an interview, skincare, makeup application, building self-esteem, and more. Our guest presenter is Tierra Gwenn, a college student, owner of CharmedByT, and professional makeup artist who will give the girls the confidence they need to succeed!

Register to join the event via Zoom:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
To learn how to become a part of Knoxville Alumnae’s three educational programs for tween and teen youth: 
Questions? Email:

2021-2022 Delta Excellence in Education Programs: D.E.E.P. Kickoff

Please join us for our virtual D.E.E.P. Kickoff orientation session on Sunday, September 19th, 2021, via Zoom at 3 pm EST. 

The Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy and Dr. Jeanne Noble Delta G.E.M.S. are free programs that assist young girls, ages 11-18, to prepare for full participation as leaders in the 21st Century. EMBODI is our free program for boys, ages 11-18, which stands for Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence.

Currently, we will be holding these sessions virtually!

•Virtual sessions will be held once a month
•Register for the DEEP Kickoff, virtual orientation here: – After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.•Ready to be a part of our educational programs? Apply here: •For questions, please e-mail

KAC Member Honored for Commitment to Service

CONGRATULATIONS to Knoxville Alumnae’s Porschia Pickett!

She was recognized at the Girl Talk, Inc Fashion Show Gala for 10 years of dedicated service as a mentor to teen girls. She was honored with the inaugural “Porschia Pickett Mentor of the Decade Award.”

Girl Talk, Inc. empowers girls to become their best selves by reducing the likelihood of teen pregnancy and helping them to advance educationally.

Delta Dear Tea 2021

The Knoxville Alumnae Chapter honored our “Dedicated – Energetic – Active – Respected – Sorors” better known as Delta DEARS this weekend. DEARS are members of Delta Sigma Theta’s sisterhood who have been blessed to reach the golden age of 62 years. The KAC Delta DEAR Tea was filled with sweet moments, surprise gifts and lunch on us! It might have been virtual but you could feel the love in the “room.” Oh, to be a Delta!

Our fabulous Membership Services committee coordinated contactless drive thru pickup of Delta DEAR gifts. Divas and Dolls picked up the bags and delivered them to the doorstep of their DEARS.

The smiles on the KAC Delta DEARS were priceless when they FINALLY could see what was in their bag during the virtual tea!

Special Moments

Sisterhood can’t be stopped. Avis Andrews-Gary is visiting family but brought her red so she could celebrate with her DEAR sisters!

Christina Goode is new to the Delta DEAR circle and got to celebrate with her newly initiated legacy, Christiana.

Veronica Smith enjoyed her first KAC DEAR Tea. She’s new to Knoxville Alumnae after moving to Knoxville from Miami Alumnae Chapter.

Long-time KAC member, Eddie Mae Robinson, who will be turning 100 this summer, joined her Delta DEAR sisters on the phone from Maryland!

Thank you Membership Services for honoring our Delta DEARS!

May Week Friday

Hearts for Haiti: $3,251 in donations for the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Elementary School’s The Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre Campus in the remote village of Chἐrette, Haiti.

Thank you to our International Awareness & Involvement Committee for highlighting this service opportunity!

On this final day of Knoxville Alumnae’s May Week 2021 celebration, we are grateful to announce the totals of two of our international campaigns benefiting women and children across the globe!

THANK YOU to all who supported KAC!

Hands to Give: $500 in 5 Days. $2,233+ in funds for young girls of Ghana’s Ashanti Region and Garífuna women of Honduras. Donations will go toward personal hygiene supplies and meals.

Congrats to our newest members of Spring ’21 on their first service project in Delta!