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Delta Phi Epsilon (ΔΦΕ) is the name given to several college fraternities and sororities. ImageMetadata File history File links Crest_(Medium). ... While the terms fraternity and sorority may be used to describe any number of social and charitable organizations, including the Lions Club, Epsilon Sigma Alpha, International, and the Shriners, in the United States and Canada fraternities and sororities are most commonly known as social organizations of higher education students - organizations...


Delta Phi Epsilon is the first and only national professional foreign service fraternity and sorority. Founded at Georgetown University in October 1919, the fraternity's mission is to promote good fellowship among persons studying or engaged in foreign service. The Alpha chapter went on to colonize at many other universities throughout the country, although many chapters have since become inactive. Currently active chapters are Georgetown's Alpha chapter, The George Washington University's Eta Chapter, and University of California, Berkeley's Epsilon Chapter. Several other chapters are currently being in the process of being chartered and re-chartered. The United States Foreign Service is a personnel system established under the Foreign Service Act. ... Not to be confused with the University of Georgetown in Georgetown, Guyana or Georgetown College in Georgetown, KY. Georgetown University is a private university in the United States. ... Alpha (uppercase Α, lowercase α) is the first letter of the Greek alphabet. ... There are numerous places around the world named Georgetown. ... The George Washington University (GWU) is a private university in Washington, D.C., founded in 1821 as The Columbian College. ... For other uses, see Eta. ... University of California, Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley (also known as California, Cal, UCB, UC Berkeley, The University of California, or simply Berkeley) is a public, coeducational university situated east of the San Francisco Bay in Berkeley, California, overlooking the Golden Gate. ... Epsilon (upper case Ε, lower case ε) is the 5th letter of the Greek alphabet. ...


The current president of Alpha Chapter is Charles M. McClees. The current president Delta Phi Epsilon's national board is Richard B. Beal.


Notable alumni of the Eta Chapter at Washington, D.C.'s George Washington University include: Ambassador Edward "Skip" Gnehm, a well-known ambassador and former Director General of the Foreign Service; Kenneth Starr, a trial lawyer who gained national recognition for his investigations of President Bill Clinton during his second term; as well as Robert Ames Alden, a former National Press Club president. Nickname: the District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Official website: http://www. ... Edward Skip Gnehm Edward William Gnehm, Jr. ... The United States Foreign Service, a personnel system within the Diplomatic Service, helps represent USA in the world. ... Kenneth Winston Starr (born July 21, 1946 in Vernon, Texas) is an American lawyer and former judge who was appointed to the Office of the Independent Counsel to investigate the Whitewater land transactions by President Bill Clinton. ... The President of the United States (often abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States. ... William Jefferson Bill Clinton (born August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001. ... The National Press Club is an association of journalists based in Washington, DC. It is well-known for its gatherings with invited speakers, including many presidential candidates and other influential politicians. ...


Alpha Chapter has inducted several notable Georgetown facutly members as National Brothers, including former U.S, Ambassador and Deputy Secretary of State Howard Schaffer, former Ford executive Philip Karber who also served as Special Advisor to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, and renowned Jesuit scholar Father Thomas King. The Seal of the United States Department of State The United States Secretary of State is the head of the United States Department of State, concerned with foreign affairs. ... Henry Ford (ca. ... The Right Honourable Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, PC, FRS (born 13 October 1925), is a British politician. ... The Society of Jesus (Societas Iesu/Jesu (S.J.) in Latin) is a Christian religious order of the Roman Catholic Church in direct service to the Pope. ...


Delta Phi Epsilon is a true fraternity in that it is all male, but in 1973 the Alpha Chapter of Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority was founded at Georgetown University. Since its creation, the sorority has grown to include chapters at several additional universites and has inducted notable national sisters of its own, including former U.S. Secretary of State Madeline Albright. Madeleine Korbel Albright (born May 15, 1937 in Prague, Czechoslovakia), American diplomat, served as the 64th United States Secretary of State. ...


There is also a social sorority named Delta Phi Epsilon, founded on March 17, 1917 at New York University Law School. It was one of the first non-sectarian social sororities and the only one founded at a professional school. The five founding members are Minna Goldsmith Mahler, Eva Effron Robin, Ida Bienstock Landau, Sylvia Steirman Cohn, and Dorothy Cohen Schwartzman. March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... New York University (NYU) is a major research university in New York City. ...


Its flower is the Lovely Purple Iris and its' mascot is the Unicorn. The sisterhood badge is an equilateral triangle in gold surrounded by 21 pearls, their jewel. The sorority motto is "Esse Quam Videri" (in Latin: "To be rather than to seem to be"). The website is www.dphie.org Chromaticity diagram. ... Species See text. ... The gentle and pensive virgin has the power to tame the unicorn, in this fresco in Palazzo Farnese, Rome, probably by Domenichino, ca 1602 The unicorn is a legendary creature embodied like a horse, but slender and with a single — usually spiral — horn growing out of its forehead. ... It has been suggested that Gold bar be merged into this article or section. ... Nuclei from Toba Pearl Island, Japan A pearl is a hard, rounded object produced by certain mollusks, primarily oysters. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ...


Notable members of Delta Phi Epsilon include Barbara Boxer, Ofira Navon, Susan Davis, Jackie Goldberg, Susan Polis Schultz (Blue Mountain Greetings) and Jan Schakowsky. Barbara Levy Boxer (born November 11, 1940) is an American politician and the current junior U.S. Senator from the State of California. ... Ofira Navon (1936-1994) wife of Yitzhak Navon, the Fifth President of the State of Israel, was born in Tel Aviv, to Batya and Eliezer Resnikov, Prisoners of Zion from Russia. ... Susan Davis Susan A. Davis (born April 13, 1944), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 2001, representing the 53rd District of California (map). ... Jackie Goldberg is an American teacher and politician, and a member of the Democratic Party. ... Rep. ...



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Delta Phi Epsilon (social) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (424 words)
Delta Phi Epsilon is one of 26 member sororities that form the National Panhellenic Conference.
Delta Phi Epsilon has three international charities: the Delta Phi Epsilon Educational Foundation; the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; and the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders.
Delta Phi Epsilon sponsors and annual candlelight vigil to increase awareness of eating disorders and provide information to family and friends of sufferers.
Delta Phi Epsilon History (932 words)
In February 1920, the group was approached by representatives from the recently founded national commerce fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi with an invitation to become a chapter of that fraternity.
The offer was declined because the members of Delta Phi Epsilon desired to restrict their group to foreign service.
Moreover, even at that early date, the founders of Delta Phi Epsilon had the idea that their Fraternity might eventually itself become national.
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