DELPHIC OF GAMMA SIGMA TAU INC.

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ABOUT US

History

About Delphic of Gamma Sigma Tau

Delphic of Gamma Sigma Tau Fraternity, Inc. is a historic multicultural fraternity with over 140 years of brotherhood and tradition. It is one of the oldest independent fraternities in the country and the first official multicultural fraternity to be formed on the East Coast.  The mission of the organization is to continue the legacy of the historic Delphic Fraternity and promote the awareness of the power of cultural and ethnic diversity through Gamma Sigma Tau.

Delphic of Gamma Sigma Tau was first founded as the Delphic Society on October 13, 1871 at the Geneseo State Normal School (today the State University of New York at Geneseo).  In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Delphic Fraternity grew to become a regional fraternity with eight active chapters.  However, by the 1930s, only one active chapter remained, the distinguished Zeta Chapter at the New Paltz Normal School (today the State University of New York at New Paltz).  With changing attitudes towards Greek life during the tumultuous decade of the 1960s, the Zeta Chapter became dormant in 1962.

On March 11, 1987, the Zeta Chapter at SUNY-New Paltz was re-established as the multicultural Delphic of Gamma Sigma Tau Fraternity.  It is the second fraternity in the nation to officially promote multicultural diversity within collegiate institutions and the first truly multicultural fraternity to be formed on the East Coast.  Today, Delphic of Gamma Sigma Tau operates three active undergraduate chapters and two active graduate chapters.

About Delhi Chapter

In 2015, four brothers were initiated to form the Associate Chapter at State University of New York at Delhi, with the help of brothers Phil Velez, Komain Somapeera, Paul Williams, Gilbert deLeon, Stan Zhang, Tingyong Duan, and many Alumni brothers.  The founding brothers of the chapter Jason "R2-D1" Rios, William "Son of Skywalker" deLeon, Victor "Han Shot First" Trujillo, and Enmanuel "C4-P0" Pichardo. 

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Undergraduate Chapters

Alpha Chapter  -  SUNY Geneseo, NY  - 1871-1938

Beta Chapter  - SUNY Oneonta, NY  - 1889-1910

Gamma Chapter  - Jamaica State Norma School, Queens, NY  - 1897-1918

Delta Chapter  - Mansfield University, Mansfield, PA  - 1898-1917

Epsilon Chapter  - SUNY Cortland, NY  - 1899-1917

Zeta Chapter  - SUNy new paltz, ny  - 1899-2004

eta chapter   - suny plattsburgh, ny  - 1900-1907

baconian chapter  - suny potsdam, ny  - 1906-1925

theta chapter  - suny binghamton, ny  - 2003-2010

kappa chapter  - university of virginia, charlottesville, va  - 2009-present

associate chapter  - suny delhi, ny  - 2016-present

associate chapter  - lincoln UNIVERSITY, oxford, pa  - 2016-present

 

Graduate Chapters

tau alpha graduate chapter - new york city, ny  - 2014-present

tau beta graduate chapter  - washington, dc  - 2014-present