Chi Delta Theta

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Chi Delta Theta
ΧΔΘ
Founded October 13, 1989
University of California, Santa Barbara
Type Cultural
Colors Pink and Silver
Symbol Fan
Flower Orchid
Chapters 6
Headquarters Santa Barbara, California
Homepage http://www.chideltatheta.com/

Chi Delta Theta (ΧΔΘ) (also Chi Delts) is an Asian-American Interest sorority based in California. The organization strives to promote sisterhood, community service, academics, cultural awareness and social activity in the lives of its members.

History[edit]

Creation[edit]

Chi Delta Theta was officially established at the University of California, Santa Barbara on October 13, 1989 by Miss Alison Suto Stripling and Miss Joanne Yamaoka. With nineteen founding members, Chi Delta Theta was the first Asian-American interest sorority recognized on campus.

Expansion[edit]

Founding Sisters[edit]

The founding mothers of Chi Delta Theta

Miss Alison Suto Stripling and Miss Joanne Yamaoka along with seventeen founding sisters formed the Alpha Chapter of Chi Delta Theta, the first Asian-American interest sorority on the University of California, Santa Barbara campus.

  • Miss Joanne Yamaoka Kato
  • Miss Alison Suto Stripling
  • Miss Caroline Chang
  • Miss Wei-Fang Chen
  • Miss Cheryl Chow
  • Miss Susan Fang
  • Miss Julie Goto
  • Miss Eiko Kato
  • Miss Gigi Liang
  • Miss Jain Lee
  • Miss Cynthia Matano
  • Miss Joy Murao
  • Miss Cheryl Ong
  • Miss Leslie Ong
  • Miss Junko Takahashi
  • Miss Jan Tashiro
  • Miss Joni Urasaki
  • Miss Kaying Vang
  • Miss Julie Wong

Current[edit]

The sisterhood remains strong with over 500 sisters across California. The organization prides themselves on knowing all members including alumnae as well as all members of other chapters.

Chapters/External Links[edit]

  • Α - University of California, Santa Barbara [1]
  • Β - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo [2]
  • Γ - Loyola Marymount University [3]
  • Δ - California State University, Long Beach [4]
  • Ε - University of California, Davis [5]
  • Z - University of California, Los Angeles [6]

Colonies[edit]

  • H - California Sate University, Northridge