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For Parents

Alpha Gamma Delta provides its members with a defining college experience that lasts a lifetime. Inspired by the vision and values defined by our Founders, Alpha Gamma Delta cherishes the lifelong opportunity to share sisterhood. We challenge our members to lead lives of significance that positively impact their communities.

We take to heart our message to Live with Purpose, which at its simplest means that we will be there for your daughter, encouraging her to take care of herself and those around her, to become the best version of herself that she can be and to share her talents to make a difference in the world. We are proud to have the opportunity to be part of your daughter’s journey and we take that honor and responsibility seriously.

To learn more about Alpha Gamma Delta please visit our website:  www.alphagammadelta.org.



Dear Parents and Guardians,


As Chapter Advisor of the Ohio State Chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta, I want to extend my own personal welcome to you into the extended Alpha Gam family. Alpha Gamma Delta was founded in 1904 by 11 young women. These women had needs of friendship, purpose, and support for personal growth. While many things have changed since 1904, these basic needs still exist for college women today, especially now that women have so many more choices and decisions to make in their lives.


Those of us who are already members of Alpha Gamma Delta have found that the organization fills these needs, and offers so many more opportunities that compliment a formal education. These include development of communication skills, self-government techniques, goal setting, time management, group dynamics, personal development, and leadership development. Of course, Alpha Gamma Delta believes in developing all of these skills in an atmosphere that supports scholastic excellence. Statistics show that fraternity women have the highest grade point average on campus when compared with fraternity men and unaffiliated men and women. All of these characteristics are essential in the development of a well-rounded woman.

If you would like to learn more about the history of our organization and current work, I encourage you to visit our webpage at www.alphagammadelta.org. I hope you will read this material and take note of our Alpha Gamma Delta Purpose. It was the basis of our founding and today is still the basis of our programs and activities.


I believe that Alpha Gamma Delta provides not only the above mentioned leadership opportunities, but also a sense of purpose, personal growth, and friendship. I hope that throughout your daughter’s college years we will have the opportunity to meet on several occasions. If you have any questions regarding Alpha Gamma Delta, or our new member program in particular, please do not hesitate to call or be in touch.


I had a wonderful experience in Alpha Gamma Delta as a college student and continue to have a great experience as an advisor to the organization. I believe that your daughter will have a similarly meaningful experience in our organization.




Melissa Pope

Chapter Advisor, Alpha Lambda Chapter, Alpha Gamma Delta