Delta Nu Kappa is a chapter of Beta Sigma Phi.
What is Beta Sigma Phi and how did it start?
In 1931, during the Great Depression, there was a need
for an organization that could bring women together and expose them to a social, cultural and educational climate that was
not available in those difficult times.
Most important, there was a need for friendship and
support from other women. Beta Sigma Phi was created out of this need. It did not take long before Beta Sigma Phis were helping
Members worked together to raise $22 million in war
bonds during World War II. The 1950s brought peace and prosperity to the world, and Beta Sigma Phi membership doubled.
This era was filled with grand balls, elegant teas and
the growing strength of sisterhood as thousands of women joined Beta Sigma Phi. As the times have changed, so has Beta Sigma
The 1960s and 1970s found our organization less formal,
but the ideals were the same. Now in the 21st Century, our over 165,000 members find the more we grow, the more valuable we
become to our sisters and to our communities. The Beta Sigma Phi woman will continue to face challenges and cherish opportunities
as she moves into the future.
Typical chapters enjoy socials that range from informal
gatherings to gala affairs that often include friends and family. Fascinating cultural programs offer insight into subjects
that range from the arts to gardening to in-home businesses. Membership in our organization provides opportunities to contribute
to your community, develop lifelong friendships, and polish leadership skills.
Our members raise more than $3 million for local charities
and donate over 200,0000 volunteer hours in an average year. Each chapter determines its own service projects and participation
is always voluntary. Chapters have created their own International Funds that donate millions of dollars to health research
groups, hunger projects, and other worthwhile causes.
Members and their families can receive assistance through
our International Loan, Scholarship and Disaster Funds. What Makes Us Unique? Unlike a college sorority, our organization
has members of all ages and educational backgrounds. Our sisterhood constantly redefines itself through the diversity and
vitality of its members who share their ideas, talents and enthusiasm.
That is why we are known around the world as "The
Find Out More About Beta Sigma Phi. We're
dedicated to helping women fulfill their lives. Whether your fulfillment lies in making new friends, helping your community,
or just finding time for you --- the choice is yours.
Would you like to learn more about how you can join
a chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, or start your own chapter in your area? We'll be happy to share all
the benefits of being a member of "The Friendship Organization."