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Tri Delta Isn't Just For 4 Years, It's For a Lifetime

In Tri Delta, the joys of membership extend far beyond collegiate years. Members have the opportunity to renew and strengthen the bonds of sisterhood through alumnae chapters. The first alumnae chapter, originally called an "alliance," was formed in 1892. A little over 100 years later, there are over 350 alumnae chapters in every corner of the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Our alumnae membership numbers many thousands and is full of rich and diverse personalities, thanks to the unique personal development that occurs within Tri Delta.

The Purpose of Alumnae Chapters Shall Be:
to encourage and foster cordial social relations among alumnae members of the Fraternity, to strengthen interest in the Fraternity on the part of all members of the Fraternity in the area concerned, to assist any collegiate chapter under the direction and with the permission of the collegiate district officer, to recommend personnel for collegiate chapters, and to suggest favorable fields of extension.

The Mission Statement of Tri Delta Alumnae Chapters
Alumnae chapters shall reaffirm the Purpose of Delta Delta Delta and exemplify her high ideals. Alumnae chapters shall foster unselfish friendships among all members. Alumnae chapters shall provide opportunities for philanthropic service, personal enrichment and professional development in an atmosphere of sisterhood. Alumnae chapters shall support the collegiate chapters and the Foundation, and work to strengthen the Fraternity.

The seeds sown in collegiate years blossom in the successful lives of our alumnae. Greek life on the whole has been proven as some of the world's most effective leadership training, and Tri Delta alumnae have distinguished themselves in every area of life. Below are just a few of our most famous alumnae...

Katie Couric, Virginia                                                                   Elizabeth Hanford Dole, Duke
anchor for NBC's Today Show                                                             2002 candidate for US Senate 
   
                                                                                                        
2000 Republican Presidential candidate 
                                                                                                            President of the American Red Cross (1991-1999)

Cathy Guisewite, Michigan                                                        Leeza Gibbons, South Carolina
syndicated cartoonist of "Cathy"                                                        talk-show host
                                                                                                           anchor for Entertainment Tonight

Molly Sims, Vanderbilt
supermodel
MTV personality

Click here to learn more about Tri Delta's opportunities for alumnae, or to find an alumnae chapter in your area!

Gamma Nu Alumnae

When it comes to "distinguished Deltas", alumnae of Gamma Nu Chapter are certainly no exception! Our alumnae travel the world for business and higher education, serve our country in the Armed Forces, lobby in our nation's capital, and work for major national newspapers and non-profit corporations. Many continue to reap the benefits of membership through active involvement as alumnae, and two of our graduates have declared themselves Life Loyal Tri Deltas.

Gamma Nu Chapter offers a number of opportunities for continued involvement among its alumnae. Each spring, during Westminster's Alumni Weekend, we hold our Pansy Brunch, an opportunity to reunite with your collegiate sisters and honor the chapter's graduating seniors. Additionally, many alumnae volunteer their time and efforts during formal recruitment in the fall.

Gamma Nu is proud to associate closely with several area alumnae chapters, including Central Missouri, Jefferson City (MO), and St. Louis.

Finally, a number of Gamma Nu's alumnae are proud to serve the chapter as volunteers!

Alumna Advisor: Karen Griffin Butcher '96
Membership Advisor: Marie Nau Hunter (Missouri)
Financial Advisor: Jamie Dillon Bohnert '01
Public Relations Advisor: Andrea Ravens Vandeloecht '98
New Member Advisor: Jessica Jensen (Missouri)

Recent alumnae news can always be found in Westminster College's quarterly Leadership magazine and by keeping our eyes and ears open!

Laurie Blanton '97 is a Communications Assistant with The Center for International Private Enterprise in Washington, DC.

Serena Lowe '97 welcomed Isabella Lowe Theriot on June 3, 2004. Serena is a Vice President with Sagamore Associates in Washington, DC.

Tom '96 and Jeannie (Roseberry '99) Hayes welcomed Lucas Gabriel Hayes on July 28, 2004. Lucas joins older brother Zachary, age 2. The family recently moved to Monroe, LA, where Tom is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the University of Louisiana-Monroe and Jeannie is staying home with the boys.

Eliza Wessinger '01
is a Research Assistant with the Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock, AR.

Brea Foster '02
is a Question Document Analyst with the Department of Justice in Quantico, VA.

Hillary Haas '03
and Nathan Clark were married on September 18, 2004, at Apple Creek Farm in Centertown, MO. The wedding party included Shannon McKenna '03. Hillary is an Associate Public Health Lab Specialist with the Missouri Department of Health in Jefferson City, MO. 

Carly Marriott '03 is engaged.

Shannon McKenna '03 is attending law school at the University of Memphis.

Lindsey Brondel '04 is engaged to Phil Pitts and works with the Office Support Staff in Accounting Services at the University of Missouri-Columbia. 

Lara Harvey '04 is pursuing a Master's (M.S.) degree in counseling at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, OK.

Amanda King '04 is pursuing a Master's (M.S.) degree in industrial/organizational psychology at Valdosta State University in Valdosta, GA.

Sarah Muenks '04 works at the Jefferson City Convention & Visitors' Bureau in Jefferson City, MO.

To learn more about Gamma Nu Chapter's opportunities for alumnae, or to submit news about a chapter alumna, contact our Alumnae Relations Chair, Katie Grooms.

To connect with alumnae, check out our chapter forums!

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