Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated
San Antonio Alumnae Chapter
Bexar Area Alumnae Chapter
History of the San Antonio Deltas
The San Antonio Alumnae Chapter was established as the Psi Sigma Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Founder Myra L. Davis Hemmings (Alpha Chapter), a local English teacher at the time, lead the charge to establish Delta’s presence in the San Antonio, TX area and Bella H. Cameron, Irene T. Holley and Lillian Thompson became the first initiates.
Since it’s inception, the chapter has worked diligently to carry out the philosophy upon which the Sorority was founded, committed to engaging in public service, concern for social welfare, academic excellence and cultural enrichment in the San Antonio community and surrounding areas.
The San Antonio Alumnae Chapter celebrated 85 years of service on August 16, 2018, this celebration was commemorated with a special “Salute to Psi Sigma”.
History of Bexar Area Deltas
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority was founded on January 13, 1913 by twenty-two collegiate women at Howard University. These students wanted to use their collective strength to promote academic excellence and to provide assistance to persons in need. The first public act performed by the Delta Founders involved their participation in the Women’s Suffrage March in Washington D.C., March 1913. Delta Sigma Theta was incorporated in 1930.
Quick Sorority Facts
January 13, 1913 at Howard University, Washington, DC. Incorporated as a perpetual body in 1930.
Crimson and Cream
1707 New Hampshire Avenue,
NW Washington, DC 20009
Katherine Perry, Chapter Representative/SA-NPHC Financial Secretary
Georgia Edwards, Chapter President-San Antonio Alumnae Chapter
Rheba Wilson, Chapter Vice President
LaConya “Connie” Farnington, Chapter Representative
Angela Jenkins, Chapter Representative
San Antonio Alumnae Chapter:
328 N. Pine Street
San Antonio, Texas 78202
Bexar Area Alumnae Chapter:
P.O. Box 2014
Universal City, Texas 78148