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Maureen Schmid '23



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A student "barn dance" in the Oak Room.

Delta Delta Delta, Epsilon Chapter

Chapter Founding Date: 1889

Values: Truth, Self-Sacrifice, Friendship

Philanthropy: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Dues: Approximately $630 for new members, $330 for active members

Membership Policy: Our Chapter goal is to invite Potential New Members who have maintained a college GPA of a minimum of 2.5. Any undergraduate non-male identifying person who is currently enrolled at Knox College who has met the qualifications for membership in the Fraternity as provided in THE BYLAWS OF DELTA DELTA DELTA shall be eligible for membership in Epsilon Chapter. Membership shall be as provided in THE BYLAWS OF DELTA DELTA DELTA. Tri Delta does not discriminate on any basis other than sex in the selection of members, and collegiate chapters will not discriminate on the basis of ethnic heritage, national origin, personal appearance, personal beliefs, race, religion, sexual orientation, or mental or physical ability.

Insagram: @knoxtridelta

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Tri Delta Epsilon chapter was founded at Knox in 1898, and is the third oldest Tri Delta chapter in existence. As the second oldest chapter at Knox, there is a strong legacy of Tri Delta members in different organizations on campus. We have members involved with honors societies, athletics teams, musical ensembles, cultural clubs, and many members who work as Student Leaders on campus. Our members show what it means to lead with a purpose everywhere they go, always working towards being Brave, Bold, and Kind.

Tri Delta is made up of members with shared values where you can be yourself and belong to something bigger. We are brave, bold, and kind. We are passionate about serving others, committed to becoming the best version of ourselves and dedicated to helping people live, learn, and lead for a lifetime. Our chapter, and all Tri Delta chapters, fundraise for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, so that we can help make sure that children and their families never have to receive a bill during an already difficult time. Every year, we host DHOP (Delta House of Pancakes) where we serve pancakes to the school community to raise money for St. Jude and we organize Sincerely Yours, which is a letter writing campaign where we involve family, friends, and alumni. Our value of friendship leads us to host many events to spend time with our chapter members, as well as collaborating with other campus organizations.


Tri Delta partners with St. Jude and has three notable fundraisers throughout the year: Delta House of Pancakes (a pancake fundraiser around Halloween), Sincerely Yours (a letter writing campaign during Winter Term) , and Triple Play (a school wide kickball tournament during Spring Term). We also participate in numerous additional fundraising and community service endeavors, including a half marathon for St. Jude in Nashville, Tennessee.

Notable alumni:

R. Louise Fitch, Trident editor and creator of Tri Delta’s Chapter Development Consultant program

Debra Bowen, California Secretary of State

Joan Didion, writer; Sophie Caldwell, Olympic Women’s Cross Country Freestyle Sprint athlete

Sophie Caldwell , Olympic Women's Cross Country Freestyle Sprint athlete

Tri Delta members at Knox are involved in multiple on and off-campus clubs, activities, and internships, including:

Order of Omega
Mortar Board
Track and Field
Cross Country
Swim Team
The Knox Student
Model U.N.
Knox College Choir
Knox Corps
Union Board
Student Senate

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Printed on Wednesday, April 24, 2024