Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.® Chattanooga Alumnae Chapter
Uncompromising Commitment to Communities: Service, Leadership, Empowerment

President's Message

Greetings from the Scenic City of Chattanooga, Tennessee! On behalf of the 156 members of the Chattanooga Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, welcome to our website.

We are celebrating 75 years of sisterhood, scholarship and service in the Chattanooga and Hamilton County areas. In keeping with our national theme, “Uncompromising Commitment to Communities: Service, Leadership, Empowerment,” we implement programs and projects that impact communities locally, nationally and internationally. The Chattanooga Alumnae Chapter looks forward to continuing our commitment to “AIM High…Action Impacts Mission”. This is done through our Five-Point Programmatic Thrust:

  1. Economic Development
  2. Educational Development
  3. International Awareness and Involvement
  4. Physical and Mental Health
  5. Political Awareness and Involvement

We appreciate that you have taken the time to learn more about our chapter. You are encouraged to peruse our website often to stay abreast of our various programs and to learn more about our fundraisers that support these programs. We invite new, visiting or relocating members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. to visit our chapter meetings typically held on the second Saturday of each month at 12:00 p.m.

Warmest regards,

Valara Y. Sample

Calendar of Events

  • Thursday, April 13, 2017 APRIL Sorority Meeting Chattanooga State Community College 6:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 29, 2017 Achievers Hall of Fame Chattanooga Convention Center 12:00 PM
  • Sunday, May 7, 2017 High School Senior Recognition TBA 4:00 PM

Chattanooga Alumnae Chapter Celebrates Founders Day

Submitted by Soror Lacie Cousin

Over 150 members of the Chattanooga Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. celebrated Founders Day with a rededication ceremony and luncheon held at the Chattanoogan Hotel on Saturday, January 14, 2017. The theme for the occasion was "Uncompromising Commitment to Communities: Service, Leadership and Empowerment."

The speaker for the Founders Day luncheon was Dr. Shewanee Howard-Baptiste, member of the Chattanooga Alumnae Chapter. Dr. Howard Baptiste is an Associate Professor at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in the Department of Health and Human Performance and holds an inaugural position as Intern in the Office of the Provost at UTC. In these roles, she teaches at the undergraduate and the graduate level, develops and implements new programs and collaborates on national accreditation procedures for the university.

We were honored with the presence of Evelyn Robinson Hardin, Charter Member of the Chattanooga Alumnae Chapter. Also recognized were Dr. Lonita A. Davidson and Charlesett U. Davis for fifty years of service to the sorority. Dr. Tiundra L. Love and Angelnetta McGee Ulmer were recognized for twenty-five years of service to the sorority.

2016 World AIDS Day

Submitted by Soror Wanda Gocher-Johnson

On December 1st of each year, we celebrate World AIDS Day in remembrance of those who have died from AIDS, to support those people who are living with HIV/AIDS, and to bring awareness to the impact the disease has world-wide and in our communities.

Sorors representing CAC at the 2016 World AIDS Day activity sponsored by Chattanooga Cares were: Amy Davis, Sandra Deering, Wanda Gocher-Johnson, Ursula Greene and Stephanie Orr.

It is the mission of Chattanooga Cares to reach, assist, and support people impacted by HIV, Hepatitis C and STIs through compassionate and responsive delivery of health education, social, and advocacy related services.

For more information about Chattanooga Cares:

Please share the Chattanooga Cares information with others to help increase awareness of HIV/AIDS prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

Sisterhood Spotlight for March 2017-Soror Ursula Greene

Submitted by Soror Shana Oates

The Membership Services Committee is pleased to shine our March spotlight on Soror Ursula Greene!!! Soror Greene was initiated Spring 2002 in the Chattanooga Alumnae Chapter. She has held numerous positions in the chapter including Recording Secretary, Arts & Letters Chair and May Week Chair. She has also served on various committees including Nominating, Youth Blast, and the 75th Chapter Anniversary. Soror Greene is an Assistant Principal in the Hamilton County School District and loves being an advocate for her students. When asked about being a Delta she states, “My favorite thing about being a Delta besides being among a beautiful group of ladies, is having opportunities to serve the community through various platforms.” Congratulations Soror Greene!