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Alpha Gamma Delta Installs Chapter at the University of South Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        
November 21, 2012                                     

(INDIANAPOLIS) Alpha Gamma Delta Fraternity is pleased to announce the installation of Theta Omega Chapter at the University of South Carolina on Sunday, November 18, 2012. Theta Omega Chapter is the 189th installed chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta.

Collegians from four chapters served as members of the initiating team: Gamma Eta-High Point University, Gamma Phi-Georgia Institute of Technology, Theta Delta-North Georgia College and State University and Mu-Brenau University. Liz Harriss York, International Vice President-Extension, served as the Installing Officer.

"Installing this new chapter is one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences that I get to be a part of as the International Vice President-Extension," Liz said. "I know that for countless years to come, Theta Omega Chapter will continue to grow and thrive because of its unwavering commitment to living with Purpose."

The Installation Banquet, led by Toastmistress Adrienne Kerr Beckett, Director of Extension, was held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Parents, sisters and friends of Alpha Gamma Delta joined together for this celebration of sisterhood. At the banquet, Liz Harriss York presented the chapter with its official charter. Julie Waitman Cretin, Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation Executive Director, also announced that the Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation would be giving three $1,000 scholarships to members of the chapter next fall.

Founded in 1904 at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York, Alpha Gamma Delta is a leading women's fraternity dedicated to excellence in education and leadership. One of the first fraternities to establish a philanthropy, Alpha Gamma Delta internationally supports diabetes awareness and education. Guided by our values, ideals and traditions, Alpha Gamma Delta is purposefully revolutionizing the membership experience with a leading-edge member education program, a unique partnership with The Leadership Institute-Women with Purpose and an emphasis on alumnae cultivation and training. Collectively, Alpha Gamma Deltas are inspiring one another to Live with Purpose. Learn more at www.alphagammadelta.org.