Delta Phi Epsilon International Sorority Celebrates 100 Years

Philadelphia, PA- Delta Phi Epsilon, a non-sectarian social sorority founded in 1917 and today one of the fastest-growing organizations of its type in the nation, will celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of their Alpha Chapter’s chartering on Friday, March 17th. Founded at New York University’s School of Law, Delta Phi Epsilon is a 70,000-member international organization that is represented on 106 college campuses across the United States and Canada.

Delta Phi Epsilon’s International Headquarters will be hosting two events on March 17th to celebrate the occasion. In New York City, a bench dedication will be held in Washington Square Park (5 Ave, Waverly Pl., W. 4 St. and Macdougal St.) at 11 am. The location overlooks the original law school building where the sorority was founded. The guest of honor will be International President Stacy Segal.

Segal shares, “Our Founders had a vision for being a non-sectarian organization and our sisterhood continues to build on this vision and fully embodies our founding principles of Justice, Sisterhood and Love. As International President, I am proud of the organization that we have built and it is my honor to dedicate this bench where we were founded and began our history.”

The second event will be hosted at the International Headquarters’ office space, located in downtown Philadelphia (251 S Camac Street), during regular business hours. Guest of honor, International First Vice President and Past International President Tricia Carlin, will be opening a time capsule created in honor of Delta Phi Epsilon’s 75th Anniversary.

Additionally, collegiate chapters and alumnae associations across the country are hosting Centennial celebrations, with 51 already planned. The largest of these events is currently planned for Atlanta, Ga., with the guest list topping 900. Celebrations will continue to be scheduled throughout the calendar year.

To learn more about Centennial events, you may visit www.dphie.org/centennial.

About Delta Phi Epsilon

Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority was founded on March 17, 1917 at New York University Law School as a social organization for women. The mission is to provide a sisterhood experience rich with tradition, innovation and opportunities for growth. Learn more about Delta Phi Epsilon at www.dphie.org.

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