CLEARWATER- Delta Gamma alumnae and collegiate members throughout the Tampa Bay area will welcome their international president, Sharon Souser Malone, at an open house Wednesday, April 4, from 7-9 p.m. in Fletcher Lounge, Plant Hall at the University of Tampa. Ms. Malone leads the organization which has 141,000 members on 144 college campuses and 253 alumnae chapters in the U.S. and Canada. Delta Gamma annually contributes more than $2 million to service for sight organizations in the U.S. and Canada.
Prior to becoming the women's' fraternity President in 2004, Ms. Malone served as vice-president: communications. She was coordinator of Greek life at Virginia Tech for 10 years and she retired in 2004 as student programs coordinator for the Virginia Tech Alumni Association. She has received a number of Delta Gamma awards, as well as awards for her work as a Greek campus advisor.
In Tampa Bay the organization is comprised of over 1,300 women in a network of three alumna groups and two collegiate chapters: the University of Tampa, the University of South Florida, Clearwater Delta Gamma Alumnae, St. Petersburg Delta Gamma Alumnae, and Tampa Delta Gamma alumnae.
Delta Gamma offers women of all ages a heritage based on principles of personal integrity, responsibility, and intellectual honesty. They strive to create a sense of social responsibility and develop quality of character by promoting cultural and educational interests and friendship.