BLOOMINGTON ALUMNAE CHAPTER
A Sisterhood Called to Service: Transforming Lives & Impacting Communities
The Bloomington Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was originally chartered May 13, 1978. A resurgence of sorority members in the city of Bloomington, in the late nineties, resulted in the re-chartering of the chapter on February 9, 2002. Since that time, the Bloomington Alumnae Chapter has become a vital thread of the underrepresented community through program implementation, service, and now scholarship.
Our signature programs are the Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Leadership Academy and Delta Gems which serves young girls 11 to 17 years of age, educating and mentoring them in the areas of Science, Math, and Technology with additional focus on Arts & Letters. Through mentoring we cultivate personal growth and development and most importantly, self-confidence within the young girls and the desire to strive toward a successful life.
BAC also hosts an annual Evening of Jazz which is a night of elegance. We overwhelm the senses with delectable food, live jazz music and intelligent company in a relaxed atmosphere. We also sponsor a pancake breakfast at Longhorn Steakhouse that includes music and mimosas. Who could ask for more? Proceeds from these events are for the direct support of our various programs that serve the chapters three service areas.
Currently, BAC is the home for sorority members who reside within two of the chapter's service areas: Bloomington, IN and Columbus, IN. We are women on the move with a passion and drive to pursue excellence in the name of Delta Sigma Theta. We align our programs and services within Bloomington and surrounding communities with our Sorority's Five Point Programmatic Thrust: Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, and Political Awareness and Involvement.