October 2019

By Lawson Colgate, Director of Public Relations

Anchor Splash

Beta Psi stays doing good the best we know-how. That is, fundraising for our philanthropy! For Anchor Splash Beta Psi partnered with The University of Alabama fraternities to benefit Service for Sight. From serenading our sisters, percentage nights, and practices multiple times a week, our members helped to prepare for our main event. Each fraternity had an anchorman who represented them in the pageant and question portion of the event, as well as someone who participated in the talent competition. To wrap up the event the fraternities each performed a dance, choreographed by their coaches, our members. With clever Delta Gamma related answers, remarkable piano players, and entertaining dances, there was never a dull moment! Multiple categories of awards were presented, including an overall award presented to Sigma Tau Gamma, the 2019 Anchor Splash champs! Although, Service for Sight is the real winner because we fundraised over $20,000 for our philanthropy!

Forever Home!

Hey sister, will you accept this rose? Our new members are officially official! Through inspiration and initiation, Beta Psi welcomed our new members into our chapter. These rituals are sacred to the women of Delta Gamma and we were delighted to share them with MC ’19. Following the initiation ceremony, families joined together in our beautiful home to celebrate with Monarch Coffee treats. Welcome to the lifelong membership of Delta Gamma, sisters!

Ghoul’s Night Out

With Halloween right around the corner, our members celebrated by dressing in costumes of their choice! The venue, The Historic Drish House, was decorated with spooky decorations to fit the occasion. Our members and their dates monster mashed into the hollows of the night. We had a fang-tastic evening!

 

September 2019

By Lawson Colgate, Director of Public Relations

Monochrome Date Party

From hot pink and wigs to cheetah print and denim jackets, our sisters and their dates enjoyed a night of color at Wilhigan’s in downtown Tuscaloosa. With live music and sisters like these, life’s a lot more colorful! Our first date party of the semester was a success!

 

 

Roll Tide Roll

Saturday’s are for Saban and our sisters! We are so excited to not only be back in Tuscaloosa but in Bryant Denny Stadium. Our Alabama football team took yet another win this Saturday over New Mexico State. We love game day and the tide, even in the Alabama heat. Roll tide!

 

 

We are Family!

We are family, we got all our sisters with us! We all found our home at Delta Gamma but within every home, there’s a family and our new members officially joined theirs. After several days of secret notes and gifts, littles and generations of Delta Gamma families gathered at our house for the big reveal. Bigs decorated matching sailor hats and boxes to surprise their newest additions. We love you so much already, littles!

 

 

MC ’16/’17 Date Party

Go GREEK! Our upperclassmen, MC ’16 and MC ’17, partied like it was 800 BCE at Gallettes in Tuscaloosa for their date party. Our sisters and their dates put the “greek” in greek life, dressing in togas and gold accents. TOGA ’bout a good night!

 

August 2019

By Lawson Colgate, Director of Public Relations

Getting Ready for MC ’19

Without our preparation during work week and recruitment, we wouldn’t have been able to welcome all of our new members. Our recruitment team made all of the hard work worth it with themed days, fun activities, and the best member class on the row running home to Delta Gamma. Thanks to everyone for such an amazing recruitment!

 

 

Bid Day & Beyond!

Bid Day

On August 18th, after a long week of recruitment, the Beta Psi chapter welcomed home 120 new members. New members and their families celebrated bid day at the Delta Gamma mansion with Full Moon barbecue, Steel City Pops and lots of love from their new sisters. We’re so happy to finally have our girls in our arms. Welcome home MC ’19, we love you!

 

 

Bid Day Retreat

The newest Delta Gamma sisters departed after their Bid Day fun for the annual new member retreat at the Georgia Aquarium. Here they were able to spend the night sleeping “under the sea”.

 

 

Bid Day Sisterhood

We celebrated the Beta Psi chapter with a sisterhood date party at The Bear Trap in Tuscaloosa. Decked out in glitter and colors, we were livin’ the dream… dancing and singing the night away with our sisters!

 

 

First Day of Fall Semester

Who wouldn’t be excited for the first day of classes with our Delta Gamma sisters?! With work week and recruitment successfully over, we are settled into the Delta Gamma mansion and prepared to start school. We’re on the road to success this semester!

 

Summer 2019 – DG Drops a Pin

By Lawson Colgate, Director of Public Relations

What’s adventurous, passionate and has women popping gammas all over? Beta Psi’s summer! Here’s a look at the incredible places our sisters traveled over the past few months:

April 2019

By Lawson Colgate, Director of Public Relations

Golden Anchor Gala

We were beyond excited to host Beta Psi’s first ever Golden Anchor Gala! It was a night of fundraising at the Embassy Suites in Downtown Tuscaloosa with our sisters, alumnae, and special guests. A silent auction and donations helped us to raise ____ for our philanthropy, Service for Sight. Shoutout to our amazing VP Foundation, Eliane Volk, for organizing this event!

 

 

BETA PSIched for Summer

Although we are not so BETA PSIched to summer without our sisters, we had a blast at our end of the year date party! Held at Black Warrior Field, we soaked up the sun while jamming out to a DJ. There’s no other way we’d want to celebrate a semester of hard work than having a blast with our sisters.

 

 

We love you, Seniors!

To member class 2015, the class of 2019, we are beyond proud of you ladies. Thank you for being role models to our chapter by giving out endless love and support. We are going to miss you all so much, but we can’t wait to watch you all thrive. Cheers to y’all, congratulations sisters!

 

 

March 2019

By Lawson Colgate, Director of Public Relations

Founders Day

March 15th marks 145 years of Delta Gamma Fraternity. Shoutout to Mary, Anna, and Eva on this very special day! We’re so thankful they founded Delta Gamma and provided us an eternity of sisterhood; one for hope, for strength, and for life. We are so blessed to have our sisters by our side. Happy Founder’s Day!

 

DG Drops a Pin, Spring Break Edition

All smiles for spring break! We’re soaking up every bit of break, on the beach and in the snow. Spring break is all fun and games, especially when traveling with our sisters!

Check out a few amazing places our sisters spent their breaks below:

 

Surprise Date Party

Wake up, it’s game day! We celebrated March Madness with a jersey themed date party at The Bear Trap in downtown Tuscaloosa. Our sisters and their dates balled out to entertainment provided by a DJ. We’ve got DG in our final four brackets, who do you have?

 

Panhellenic Love

We’ve had so much fun doing good within our Panhellenic community. From puffy paint coloring pages for visually impaired kids with the women of Pi Beta Phi to sweets and smiles with our Sigma Kappa girls, there’s nothing like Panhellenic love!

 

Greek Week

All we do is win, win, win! We are so honored to be Greek Week champs! Our sisters along with the members of Theta Chi, Sigma Gamma Rho and Phi Kappa Sigma placed first place in karaoke, tug-of-war, trivia and Greek Sing, and third place in bowling and in basketball spirit. Thanks to everyone who made this week so much fun and helped us bring home the W!

Chapter Retreat

Oh, what fun we had in Birmingham with our sisters! A stay at the Embassy Suites was the perfect weekend getaway. We rolled in hot Saturday to the bowling alley. Sunday, we took trips to the Birmingham Zoo, The Summit, and an escape room with our sisters. Thanks for an amazing weekend, DG!

February 2019

By Lawson Colgate, Director of Public Relations

Anchor Ball

We kicked off February by dressing to the nines and dancing the night away with our beautiful sisters! Our first date party of the semester was a dream. The event was held at Half Shell Oyster House in downtown Tuscaloosa. Our Delta Gamma sisters enjoyed a festive night with their guests, dancing the night away to a live band.

 

Parents’ Weekend

Parents’ Weekend, BEST WEEKEND! We are so thankful to have spent the weekend with the ones who support us in all that we do: our wonderful parents. Our sisters and their families started the special weekend with a social Friday night, held at Northriver Yacht Club. Saturday night we filled our plates and stomachs with delicious food, courtesy of R Davidson Chophouse. Sunday, our sisters and their families wrapped up the weekend with brunch at our beloved house. We were honored to celebrate the best of the best all weekend long. Parents and families, thank you for all that you do for us!

 

Galentine’s Day

Why have one Galentine when you can have 400+?! We celebrated our sweet sisters on Galentine’s Day with lots of desserts, smiles, and love. We couldn’t ask for better gals to spend this day with. Thanks for being the x’s to our o’s, sisters!

Milk and Cookies

We love milk, cookies and Service for Sight! We are so thankful for everyone who came to support our Milk and Cookies event. Our sisters had a blast eating cookies with our guests and FUNdraising for our special philanthropy, Service for Sight! This event helped us to raise over $12,000 for Service for Sight!

Sisterhood Date Party

Boas, beads and MΔΓDI GRAS! No need to travel to NOLA when we can celebrate right here in T-town with our sisters. Our sisterhood date party was held at The Bear Trap in downtown Tuscaloosa, with entertainment provided by a DJ. We were happy to dance and pardi gras with our sisters all night long!

January 2019

By Lawson Colgate, Director of Public Relations

New Year, New CMT!

Get to know our 2019 CMT here!

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Doing Good in the New Year

Our members’ plan to take care of themselves and others this year.

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Freshman, Sophia Olson, intends to get involved on campus and with her sisters while maintaining a high GPA. Freshman, Alyse Montgomery, aims to hold herself and sisters responsible for being productive and positive in the new year.

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Sophomore, Skylar Doss, plans to encourage her sisters to keep their New Years’ resolutions and hold each other accountable in working toward their goals.

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Junior and Senior sisters, Kate and Kristina Taylor, aspire to do more things that make themselves happy and to encourage that in others. Between all the monotonous tasks we have to complete, they feel like it is important to incorporate little things that are motivating and inspiring.

Ice Skating Our Way Into the Spring Semester

What better way to start off the Spring semester than ice skating into it with our sweet sisters?! We took a trip to the rink to catch up with each other after one long month apart. Lots of falls and laughter made for a great bonding experience. We missed our sisters so much and we’re so glad to be back together!

Sisterhood Splotlights

Delaney Eber

Year: Sophomore

Major: Accounting

Involvement in Delta Gamma: 2017-2018 Co-Director of Service & currently Director of T-Shirts

Campus Involvement: I am involved with the Culverhouse College of Business LIFT Program where we volunteer at different places in the community such as high schools, retirement communities, & working with veterans to teach them various business tools like Office and Powerpoint, how to use the internet, and basic financial planning. I think it’s really awesome to be able to give back to the community that I call home for so much of the year and getting to connect with people in different stages of life than I am. I have also participated in UA Dance Marathon and work at a local coffee shop!

Recent Accomplishments: I recently accepted a summer accounting internship at a public accounting firm in my hometown!

Favorite DG Memory: For fall break this year (which happened to be my birthday weekend), my big, Claire and two of my best friends, Caroline and Amber, and I all road tripped to Claire’s house in Texas. It was the most fun 8-hour car ride I’ve ever had! We went to Six Flags, Magnolia Silos and Market, and spent my birthday at Billy Bob’s to two-step and watch bull riding!

Fun Fact: The only time I ever went skiing, I fell off the ski lift. It sparked my fear of heights that has taken me years to finally break!

Zoe Coetzee

Year: Sophomore

Major: Biology

Minor: Pre-Med

Involvement in Delta Gamma: Director of Service

Campus Involvement: Involved with DCH regional medical hospital! Earning hours in the NICU and Oncology Unit. It means a lot to me because I am able to see firsthand how a little help from someone can go a long way and am able to see how people volunteering brightens the patients days

Favorite DG Memory: My favorite DG memory so far was the Ice Ice DG, I think that everyone really showed up going all out in their outfits and it was really cool to see such enthusiasm for sisterhood!

Fun Fact: My family is from South Africa, I am the first generation of American Students!

 

December 2018

By Lawson Colgate, Director of Public Relations

DG Drops A Pin, Winter Break Edition

‘Tis the season to explore! From the sea to the slopes, our sisters spent their winter breaks traveling the globe. We were thrilled to be home for the holidays, creating and celebrating traditions. We’re so thankful to have sisters from all across the country, but we can’t wait to be back in Tuscaloosa with them!

Check out a few amazing places our sisters spent their breaks below:

 

November 2018

By Lawson Colgate, Director of Public Relations

Ice Ice DG

DG’s back with a brand new sisterhood event! Even the cold can’t stop us from hanging out with our sisters. What better than kicking off the holiday season with a night of dancing, decorating cookies, and watching movies at our home away from home?!

Thankful for Sisterhood

One week without our sweet sisters… we almost didn’t make it! From Saturday’s in Bryant Denny to puppies, pizza and philanthropy events, we are blessed to always have our sisters by our side. We are so thankful for the endless love, laughter and memories we have shared this year. We look forward to spending many more years surrounded by our amazing sisters!

It’s Christmas Time, in Tuscaloosa!

As we wrap up the semester, projects and tests fill our days. We took a trip to the Tuscaloosa Barnyard for a study break. Quality time with our sisters, adorable animals, Christmas lights, and hot cocoa… what more could us girls want?!

Tacky Christmas

The tackier the sweater, the merrier the holiday! Our last date party of the semester was nothing less than spectacular. The event was held at The Historic Drish House in downtown Tuscaloosa. Our Delta Gamma sister’s enjoyed a festive night with their guests, dancing the night away to a live band. There’s nothing ELF to say other than that our sisters SLEIGHED at Tacky Christmas!