Selected Community Events
The Rise of the Rest: Embracing a Newer World Order
Sep 5, 2012 7:30 pm
MSC Bethancourt Ballroom
In response to domestic and international discussion concerning the United States status as a superpower, Rise of the Rest will explore the emergence of developing nations both as key economic players and how this has allowed for their rise within international politics.
Delta Gamma to present $100,000 check for Lectureship in Values and Ethics
May 3, 2010 5:30PM
The Delta Gamma Chapter House in College Station
College Station, TX- Delta Gamma Foundation will present a $100,000 check to the Texas A&M Foundation to establish the Delta Gamma Foundation Lectureship in Values and Ethics at Texas A&M University. The event is scheduled for Monday May 3, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. at the Delta Gamma Chapter House in College Station.
The Delta Gamma Foundation is contributing $50,000 from the Foundation funds to match the $50,000 that has been raised by the local Delta Gamma chapter. The $100,000 gift establishes the Delta Gamma Foundation Lectureship in Values and Ethics at Texas A&M University. This endowment will provide funds in perpetuity to host speakers in an event that will be open to the public. Some of the speakers who have been invited to speak at past Delta Gamma lectureships across the country are Queen Noor, Barbara Bush, Madeline Albright, Maya Angelou, President Gerald Ford, Colin Powell and Jeff Probst just to name a few.
Delta Gamma Lectureships in Values and Ethics were established in 1992 when Dr. Paul Martin and his wife, Dotty, Eta Chapter of Delta Gamma at Akron University, contributed three $50,000 grants to the Foundation in recognition of their 50th wedding anniversary. The Martins committed to providing additional funds for a total of fourteen lectureships. There are currently thirteen lectureships across the country and the lectureship at Texas A&M University will be the fourteenth and final one from their gift.
For more information on this event or contributing to the Division of Student Affairs at Texas A&M University, please contact Cindy Brown Munson in the Student Affairs Development Office at (979) 458-1689.