The Eta Phi chapter of Kappa Delta Sorority was founded on November 21, 2010. Our chapter has grown significantly over the past few years into the successful chapter we are today. Kappa Delta frequently participates in community-wide philanthropy events, plays intramural sports with other organizations, holds social events with other Greek and non-Greek student groups, and plans sisterhood events including Red Sox games and kayaking on the Charles River. One of our most prided qualities as a chapter is that we place a high value on sisterhood and the close-knit feeling we all share when we are together. Kappa Delta’s enjoy spending time with one another while growing closer through the values we strive for as KD’s.
Some of our annual campus-wide events include our fall semester Shamrock Fall Festival and one of the most popular campus-wide spring events: Girl Scout Cookie Sales at the GSU. All of the proceeds for these events go towards MassKids, the local chapter of our national philanthropy, Prevent Child Abuse America. Kappa Delta also founded the Confidence Coalition, which is our initiative to promote confidence in women of all ages. The Confidence Coalition has become one of our favorite initiatives throughout the year when we work with local Girl Scout troops and hold our “You Make Me Smile” campaign around campus. A large portion of our programming for the Confidence Coalition includes activities that educate younger girls on a healthy body image, bullying prevention, and living a confident and fulfilling life!
Since our colonization at BU, we have won SAO’s award for Best New Student Organization, raised over $10,000 yearly for local Girl Scout Troops, held BU’s first ever Panhellenic Sorority-Wide Social and had a blast participating in campus-wide events including Relay for Life and Dance Marathon. In 2013, we were awarded the Sorority of the Year Award from the Panhellenic Council Standards of Excellence as well as the New Chapter Excellence Award at from Kappa Delta National Headquarters. Our 2013 and 2014 chapter presidents have been recognized by the Panhellenic Council and Greek community as Sorority Presidents of the Year, for their dedication to Kappa Delta, BU sorority life, their academic excellence and campus involvement. Two of our Eta Phi sisters have also worked for Kappa Delta National Headquarters as Leadership Development Consultants who work to improve our collegiate chapters and support their members across the nation.