Alpha Delta Pi
Founding: Wesleyan College in 1851
Local Founding: April 4, 2009
Symbol: 4-pointed Diamond
Colors: Azure & White
Flower: Woodland Violet
National Philanthropy: Ronald McDonald House
Chapter President: Maddie Elliston
Address - Opening Fall 2017
3300 University Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa 50311
Alpha Delta Pi is known as the first ever secret society for women, founded in 1851. Originally known as the Adelphean Society, the sorority was founded on the principles of schloarship, service, sisterhood and self. Their open motto is "We Live for Each Other". Alpha Delta Pi currently has 155 chapters across the United States and Canada along with 140 alumnae associations. Several notable alumni from across the country include actress Kathy Bates, singer Karen Fairchild, news anchor Nancy Grace, actress Danica McKellar as well as several politicans, authors and television personlities.
The Drake Theta Eta chapter was recognized at their 2016 District Conference with a Membership Excellence Award as well as most improved in Membership Education and Excellence in Finance. They received the Drake's Outstanding Membership Development Award for their work in 2016. Drake’s Theta Eta chapter will be celebrating it’s ten year anniversary in 2019.