SC State’s Alpha Xi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta to celebrate 75th Anniversary

Sunday, April 19, 2009

SC State’s Alpha Xi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will celebrate its 75th Anniversary April 17-19, 2009 on the campus of SC State University. The theme is "Empowering, Embracing, Enlightening 75 Years of Tradition.”

“I am truly delighted to be a part of the Alpha Xi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, at this moment in time as the chapter is preparing for its 75th Anniversary Celebration. Words cannot express the joy that I feel about this grand celebration,” said Kirsten Nash, president of the Alpha Xi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

The Alpha Xi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc was founded on May 12, 1934 on the campus of SC State University, it is the first chapter chartered in the state of South Carolina.

The following events will take place during the 75th Anniversary Celebration:

Friday, April 17, 2009:
6 p.m. -9 p.m.
Registration
The President’s STATE Room
Mix and Mingle
I.P. Stanback Museum and Planetarium
SC State University

Saturday, April 18, 2009:
9 a.m.
2nd Annual Run for the Dream Road Race and Health Fair
K. W. Green Student Center
SC State University

Noon -5 p.m.
SC State Spring Football Game & Tailgate Party
Olive C. Dawson Football Stadium
SC State University

8 p.m.-12 p.m.
Alpha Xi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc 75th Anniversary Gala
Smith Hammond Middleton Memorial Center
SC State University

Sunday, April 19, 2009:
11 p.m.-1 p.m.
Ecumenical Service
Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre, Keynote Speaker
24th National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc
Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium

“I am extremely excited about the anniversary, and its theme, “Empowering, Embracing, Enlightening 75 Years of Tradition.” This celebration will bridge the gap between young and seasoned members of our sorority and showcase the distinction of what Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. possesses,” said Brandi Wright, chairperson for the 75th Anniversary.

For more information about the Alpha Xi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta 75th Anniversary, contact Kirsten Nash, president of the Alpha Xi Chapter at (843) 922-0315 or Brandi Wright, chairperson of the 75th Anniversary at (803) 237-2258 or visit www.alphaxiscsu.com.