Summer/August Newsletter

University of Texas at Arlington alpha Kappa Delta Phi

Summer Sisterhood

Even over the summer, our sisters have been keeping themselves busy within the community and hanging out with one another!

Introducing our Fall 2016 Executive Board

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NATIONAL CONVENTION 2016

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This was our first national convention with our newly crossed Alpha Class of Spring 2016. Our sisters had lots of fun exploring what Phoenix had to offer and meeting all the sisters from across the nation. It was truly a moment that we will never forget!

International Back To School Retreat in Toronto, Canada

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Our President, Duong Lam and one of our newest Alphas, Jennifer Nguyen had a great weekend in Toronto! Thank you Toronto aKDPhi for hosting an amazing BTSR! We hope to be back soon!

Summer Orientation

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Throughout the summer our sisters tabled at freshmen orientations to spread awareness about our sorority and to inform potential future sisters.
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As the start of a new semester begun we participated in the annual UTA Move In Day. We helped incoming students move in their belongings and settle into their dorms, while we wished them good luck on a successful new school year! Go Mavericks!

Chapter's Back To School Retreat

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We had a productive weekend as we set our goals and prepared for the start of a new semester together! Always the a wonderful time having our sisters all together!

FSL Kickoff with Tish Norman

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Our sisters had a great time meeting leadership speaker, Tish Norman, as she spoke powerful messages about the misconceptions and stereotypes about the Greek community!

First Day of School

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Our sisters wore their letters for the beginning of a new, exciting semester!

Kappa Sigma Mixer

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Our first mixer of the semester went off with a bang as we jammed out, and danced with the brothers of Kappa Sigma! It was really fun getting to know the guys as we sang, ate pizza, and got to know each other. We hope to do it again soon!

ALUMNAE CHAIR UPDATES

Top 3 Semester Goals

  • Continue the sisterhood by updating our alumnae of any upcoming active events such as sisterhoods, community service events, and fundraisers.
  • Update the chapter on any important news from our alumnae sisters to stay connected even after graduation.
  • Reach out to the alums in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area and let them know of our events as it would be a great opportunity for us to bond with sisters outside the chapter and learn about their experiences and passion for the sorority.

Goal of the Month for Sisterhood

  • To strengthen the bond within our chapter through sisterhoods events and also release their stress through relaxing and exciting activities.

Goal of the Month for Scholarship

  • Grow richer in knowledge, not only about our classes but as individuals and develop a study plan that works for each specific sister.

Goal of the Month for Leadership

  • Explore our sisters leadership capabilities and skills by taking on leadership positions in different organizations on and off campus.

Goal of the Month for Service

  • Reach out and improve the community around us by having at least one service project that we all do together.

Goal of the Month for Cultural Awareness

  • Plan events for the semester to spread cultural awareness on and off campus, build stronger relationships with other cultural organizations and participate in cultural events that UTA has to offer.

Accomplishments of Last Month

  • Chapter BTSR: We ended the summer with a successful Back To School Retreat as we spent the weekend getting ready for a fantastic semester ahead of us!
  • Move-In Day: Our sisters were part of more than 500 faculty, staff, and students who volunteered at the campus-wide tradition to help residence hall students move into their new homes on opening day.
  • Kappa Sigma Mixer: We started off the semester by having a great time getting to know the brothers of Kappa Sigma more!

Active Events

  • Come out and show support as we will be performing at the MGC Showcase Rosebud on September 19th at 7PM.
  • We will have our own "Painting with a Twist" as a sisterhood event on September 23rd at 8:30PM.