The Power of Stories
One Delt's research project encouraging shared stories has helped change campus climate as students connect and find unexpected commonalities.
Most Influential People
In the era of social media, we often hear about influencers, but these Delt influencers made their mark as all-time leaders before the modern newsfeed.
Education as the Path to Opportunity
From an early age, William E. “Brit” Kirwan, II knew he wanted to pursue university life not just as a student, but as a career.
Morton Recognized with Alumni Achievement Award
Delta Tau Delta Fraternity presented the Alumni Achievement Award to James C. Morton (Westminster College,...
Mentorship Supports Local Elementary Students
Through a connection with the Neighborhood Longhorns Program, Gamma Iota Chapter at the University of Texas at Austin further instilled a love for community within their membership ranks.
The Right Thing to Do
With help from a chapter brother, the team started by a Delt alumnus raised more than $21,000 for the SoCal Ride for Parkinson's and was named a Team Fox MVP by by the Michael J. Fox Foundation.
Gearing Up at the U.S. Open
For business major Fischer Jacobs Commencement in May served as not only the end of one round, but the opening tee shot to a two-month professional opportunity that has given him a clear approach to graduate school this fall.
A Step Forward
In their first year as Delts a colony philanthropy chairman and president built community support and established a JDRF One Walk in their community raising more than $52,000 for JDRF.
The Rediscovery of Delta Point
One undergraduate uncovered the original site of Delta Point, a lost rock outcropping near the university onto which some of the earliest Beta Theta Chapter Delts had inscribed their names and fraternity letters.
“Warrior Is” Answers Questions about the Battle at the Little Big Horn
As the only living descendants of Mato Niyanpi, Robin L. Zephier and his older brother Harley L. Zephier, self-published “Warrior Is” in 2017.
Maine Senator Awards Spring Internship
U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced that Jacob Marks (University of Maine, 2024) has been awarded a...
Living a Meaningful Life and Making a Positive Impact
With faith as his foundation, Jacob “Jake” Labus (DePauw University, 2022) has gained incredible leadership...
Family Bond Grows to Include Fraternity Bond
Grandfather Attends Grandson’s InitiationEarlier this semester Scott Lozer (Ball State University, 2025)...
Interconnectedness Ignites Happiness
Delt friendships thrive over Zoom years after graduation.
Delt Alumnus Travels to Ukraine to Offer Humanitarian Aid
James Rice (University of California-Los Angeles, 1991) is helping offer humanitarian aid in Ukraine....
Disaster Relief Assistance after Hurricane Ida
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, the Category 4 storm that battered Louisiana’s coast in late August,...
Lessons on Performance, Business and Life from a Working Musician
Music influenced Matt E. Wilson from the time he was a young child, but author, songwriter, musician and performer did not study music in college.
Brothers Support Brothers in Hard Times
The lifelong bond Scott Schlather and his fellow Zeta Iota Chapter alumni made on the Pensacola campus crossed generations at the time of their initiation and has stood the test of time.
Friendship Spans International Business Partnership
Living the values based on their Delta Tau Delta experience is the key to a friendship and business relationship...
Passion for the Outdoors Leads to National Park Job
Born Venezuela, where iguanas, giant grasshoppers, wild parrots and other exotic creatures are part of everyday life, Ronald Gonzalez has always been interested in wildlife and nature.
Print Industry Go-To Guy
A breadth of experience in print production translates to a sales role helping clients adjust projects to save money and time.
Innovative Solution for Dry Eyes
Josh Davidson set his sights on a career in optometry when he was in seventh grade, eventually pursuing a biology degree on the path to optometry school. Now he has developed an innovative solution to address a common concern among his patients.
From Rock 'n' Roll to Entertainment Law
Austin native Al Staehely (University of Texas at Austin, 1967) grew up in the city that is not only...
Fun and exploration at his core
It’s easy to see Jon Duraj is the man for the job at Wittenberg University.
Chapter Leader Earns United States Teaching Assistantship
Neal Hayhurst accepted earned a United States Teaching Assistantship (USTA) to Austria and is based in Rotholz, Austria, during his fellowship.
With a brother who is an esports professional, it’s no wonder Iota Xi Chapter was poised to run a successful fundraiser for JDRF.
Philanthropy, Character Development and Fun
Zeta Chapter joined Delt chapters across the country for the last academic years as they sought creative ways to navigate a challenging school year.
Worlds' Top 100 Golf Course Challenge
Keith Dennis became the 37th person in the world to complete play of the top 100 golf courses in the world as ranked by GOLF Magazine.
The Best Storyteller in Texas
Kent Hance launched a new podcast, Kent Hance: The Best Storyteller in Texas, where he shares the most colorful stories from his life as a lawyer, a U.S. Congressman and a university chancellor, along with some hilarious anecdotes about growing up in a small, west Texas town.
Remote Learning Spans 6,000 Miles
When Tselmeg Medsaikhan enrolled in college in Michigan he never imagined he'd be completing his junior year remotely from his home more than 6,000 miles away.
Student Trustee is Focused Leader
Dylan Mace learned about the opportunity to serve as a University Student Trustee when he was chapter president during his sophomore year.
Outdoor Education Online
Alex Tooke, who feeds his passion for outdoor education as an outdoor educator, polished his skills to meet student needs with online video lessons during the pandemic.
Next Generation Leader
Though he earned a degree in journalism, Mark Collier did not take a direct path to serving as magazine publisher and owner.
A Cause to Believe In
A few Delt alumni and undergraduates noticed a familiar face in the virtual Parade Across America.
The Power to Impact Community and Address Healthcare Inequity
Two Delt seniors are working to address health disparity in their community calling for fair access to COVID-19 vaccines for minority and low-income residents in the Cleveland area.
Love of the Long Road
Since 2007, Irv Hoffman has biked more than 15,000 miles across the U.S. He covered 3,100 miles on his first long ride from San Diego to St. Augustine, Florida.
What We Stand For
In the middle of the pandemic, protests around the country erupted, fighting for racial justice. With...
Remembering a Brother and Son
As a type 1 diabetic, Michael Ronald “Mickey” Millsap had a special relationship with Delta Tau Delta’s national philanthropic partner, JDRF.
High School Baseball Coaches Association Recognition
The Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association (IHSBCA) presented Gary Nyhus and his wife, Sandy, with the President’s Award.
"I'm Coming Home," A First Single
Noah Henderson released his new Christmas song "I'm Coming Home" on Dec. 10, marking his debut in the music industry.
Risky Chicken Launched by Recent Graduate
“Risky Chicken” came to Ben Reingold as he sat between two Delt brothers in an economics elective called “game theory” in fall 2019.
Volunteers Clean Up City Streets
Members of Gamma Xi Chapter at the University of Cincinnati volunteered with Clean Up Cincy to pick up trash and debris from the streets of the beautiful Queen City.
Guiding Success from the Baseball Field to the Classroom
When Jimmy Linza aged out of youth league baseball at age 18, he followed his father’s footsteps and took over as a coach—the first step in his career as a teacher and coach.
Sharing Experience, Strength and Hope through Fraternity Values
As a recovering addict Jarod Leddy (University of Southern Mississippi, 2000) tells others, “I lost the...
Alumnus Assists Recovering Veterans, Helped Launch Frontline Teletherapy
Dail Blake (Baker University, 1989) went on to earn an MBA at Baker, then moved into various roles until...
Delts Serve Community During COVID-19 Pandemic
Though the fall 2020 semester at Morehead State University in Morehead, Ky. was different due to the...
Jaccard's Role in the Battle of Midway
Richard A. Jaccard (Kansas State University, 1940) played a significant role in the Battle of Midway...
Lifelong Learning and Living Your Oath
Jason Leehan's lifelong learning journey has evolved to include fatherhood and giving back as a Fraternity volunteer, a role he values because of the Fraternity's role in his growth.
Language Enthusiast Helps Others Learn
After studying the Irish language John Handy as inspired to do more than was done before to help the Irish language grow.
A Renewed Focus on Community News
As the new publisher of a local Texas newspaper, Sam Houston has renewed the focus on community news.
Social Good While Social Distancing
Benjamin Moss serves as a campus ambassador for Gift of Life, an organization whose mission is to cure blood cancer through cellular therapy.
Reformist Focusing on Decarceration
On a quest to find meaningful work, Jay Austin (Quincy University, 2015) combines the ambition that led...
STEM Pursuit Leads to Healthcare Management Leadership Opportunity
As a child who was constantly taking things apart around the house it was no secret Oliver Santangelo...
Two Delts Named Ed Howell
Edward T. Howell (University of Delaware, 1952) only spent two years on campus, but he maintained a strong...
Ear-Savers for Frontline Workers
After a conversation with his aunt last spring, computer engineering and computer science major Maxwell...
An Air Force Base Commander’s Flight Path
Todd Canterbury (Arizona State University, 1992) not only followed in his father’s footsteps, he practically...
Honor Flight Boosts Navy Veteran’s Outlook on Life
Navy veteran Joseph Doran gained a new perspective after an honor flight to Washington, D.C.
Virtual Support for Rape Crisis Center
The Delta Tau Delta Chapter at Northeastern University remains committed to showing support for the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) and the amazing work they do for so many survivors.
Support at the Heart of Community
In late March, Pierre Twer helped create a quarantine 5K challenge to help say thank you to Indianapolis-area health care workers on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic
Dedicated to Improving Lives Through Medicine
Sinibaldo R. Romero Arocha was one of three students selected as a Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program Fellow at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Rochester, Minn.
Delivery Dudes Focuses on Local Presence
In the age of the smartphone, things are more convenient than ever. Limitless information in the palm of your hand, on-demand driving directions, and food!
Strengthening Community from New Jersey to New Orleans
Strengthening the community is a value every member of Delt carries with them.
Investment Club Becomes Family
A group of Delt brothers who were undergraduates at the University of Minnesota between 1967 and 1973, further solidified the friendship they forged in college through an investment club they started in the late 1970s.
Adversity to Advocacy
Scott Fedor knew he’d have lifelong friendships through the Fraternity—friendships that further proved to be enduring following a serious injury in 2009.
Paul G. Miller’s Path from Purdue to the Naval Academy in 1943
Paul G. Miller (Purdue University, 1944) was studying engineering at Purdue when an unexpected call changed the course of his life.
Flight Surgeon Flyover
Dick Butkus (center) with the Air Force team at the University of IllinoisWhen Timothy Orlowski (University...
Gator Brigaders Work Toward Sustainable Health
Three Delts are part of an international movement to implement sustainable health systems.
Reel deal: Clark Pederson of Deadliest Catch
Pederson shares the scariest moment aboard the Northwestern during his second season on the boat.
21 Days to Marathon
With only 21 days to train, Thomas Ciardi (Case Western Reserve University, 2021) decided to run the...
Delt's Orange Legend Plays Alumni Lacrosse
Last fall, John Dean suited up for his alma mater's Orange Alumni Classic Legends' lacross game. He was the second oldest of the 52 players.
Saying Yes to Opportunity Fires Mariska’s Success
Chad Mariska made his mark in business and in his personal life by saying yes to opportunities.
Volunteering for JDRF One Walk Makes an Impact
"We showed all the members of our T1D community there are allies like the men of Delta Tau Delta who stand ready to help us win this battle."
Determination to Develop a Career in Commercial Real Estate
Ross Hedlund is the youngest vice president at the commercial real estate business, Frauenshuh Inc. where he co-leads the corporate services team.
Outstanding Hometown Community Service
New Yorks’s Nassau County, issued a citation for outstanding community contributions to Yuvraj Chopra, one of the youngest people to ever receive the award.
Brotherhood has a deeper meaning for Josh Ballard now that he shares the Fraternity experience with his older brother Christopher.
NASA Rookie of the Year
Commitment to excellence, creativity, dedication, customer service and personal integrity in providing outstanding support to the mission of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
Aligning the Future
Matthew Peterson's career insight and leadership guidance grew through Fraternity connections sparked at an Ignite session.
Embracing Challenges, Leading Education
Todd Usnik made lifelong friends on campus, setting the stage for a career focused on guiding others to learn and achieve and a commitment to community involvement.
Delt Takes Off from Air Force Academy
Graduation ceremonies at the United States Air Force Academy included one Delt last spring, even though there’s no Delt Chapter on the campus.
Summer Experiences, Life Lessons
Rewarding summer jobs benefit kids and community and lead to life lessons about competition, friendship, respect, imagination, God, nature and even bugs.
JDRF Childrens Congress
Delta Tau Delta representatives joined more than 160 youth delegates from all 50 states, and six countries gathered in the nation’s capital in July for the JDRF Children’s Congress.
Step by Step: David Schultz Led Training for Historic Moon Walk
Dr. David C. Schultz, Sr. wasn’t just another spectator watching the Apollo 11 crew lift off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 16, 1969. Schultz had worked directly with the astronauts coordinating training for their extravehicular activity—the moonwalk.
Ted Howell Named Academic All-American
Ted Howell (Illinois Institute of Technology, 2021) was named to the second team of the Google Cloud Academic All-America team.
Advocacy on Capitol Hill
Delta Tau Delta representatives joined more than 250 fraternity and sorority members to advocate for value the fraternity and sorority experience and two higher education policy priorities on Capitol Hill.
From Underdog to Bulldog
Candler Cook’s journey as a college football walk-on is a testament to his extraordinary hard work, determination and pursuit of a dream by an average guy with one goal.
Blood Donations Support Heart Warrior
As community service chairman Mat Jacowleff was looking for a way to give back to the community when a “sign” led his chapter to a special relationship with one little boy.
Kurt Vetters is on a mission to spark kids' interest in history. With his recent young-adult books he channels his passion for Civil War history to increase interest in history among young and old.
Fish and Friendship Beyond Measure
After fifty years, members of Delta Pi Chapter at the University of Southern California continue an annual reunion that started with a fishing trip.
A Focus on Life After College
When Shubham Shiwakoti joined Delta Tau Delta, he saw an opportunity to define the norms of the fraternity experience on his campus and transform young men with leadership capabilities to be successful in their post-graduate life.
Supporting Fellow Students
Zeta Zeta Chapter at Morehead State University raised $1,250 in February through its fourth annual chili cook-off with all proceeds earmarked for the school’s Eagle Essentials Program.
Mighty Oaks Mentor
Undergraduate Army veteran Craig Cox makes a significant commitment to volunteer service through the Mighty Oaks Foundation, a nonprofit veteran organization.
Family Folklore is Delt History
Delt alumnus Charles Lochary confirms his grandfather's initiation by Beta Chapter at Ohio University on December 5, 1864, recorded as roll number 39.
Four Decades of Life Skills
Every year since 1976 Gary Forrest has arranged for psychology students from his alma mater to attend a psychotherapy symposium in Colorado.
Moving Men Toward Better Health
Inspired by his grandfather, Robert Huffman supports Movember’s mission: to stop men dying too young.
Remembering Pan Am 103
On December 21, 2018, the 30th anniversary of the Pan Am 103 tragedy, Delta Tau Delta shared a story...
Brothers Where it Mattered Most
Jim Plunkett was the runaway winner of the 1970 Heisman trophy as the nation’s top college football player.
Determined to Pay Back
Shenghao Zhou, who graduated from Army basic training last December, has a distinct reason why he wanted to join the U.S. military.
Energized Service for JDRF
The men of Beta Eta Chapter at the University of Minnesota stepped up to help organizers of the JDRF One Walk in Minneapolis.
A Window of Opportunity to Help and Give Back
Michael Nauman (University of Iowa, 2015) wanted to work for a company where he could have a positive impact on others. At IT giant Microsoft, he does just that.
The Humanities Make this World a Better Place
The study of human experience also instills a spirit of humility, civility, and empathy in all one does.
Ernst Drives Community Service Spirit
Taylor Ernst has dedicated countless hours to helping others. He founded and has served as president of Baylor Helping Hands, organizing weekly community service projects.
Preserving the Past Through Photography
Rahul Sharma is one of only 13 recipients in 2018 of a full-ride scholarship from the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation presented to Indian nationals each year.
Keeping the Magic Healthy
Participating in a ground-breaking surgical procedure in a dolphin and rescuing a stranded baby whale two things this wildlife veterinarian tackled early in his career.
Aviation Mentor Shares Wisdom
His life he has been devoted to sharing his love of flight as a mentor and teacher of aviation related subjects to young and old and that passion remains strong.
Volunteers Help Non-Profit Neighbor
"They are a group of kind young men who demonstrate great work ethic, always have positive attitudes and display a steady commitment to serving in the community."
Remembering Victims of the Pan Am 103 Tragedy on 30th Anniversary
The world lost two Delts among the 270 killed when Pan Am 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland on December 21, 1988.
Giant Lite Brite for Special Needs Classroom
Kettering University students including Delt undergraduates Mitchell Walser (Kettering University-A,...
Eight Ways to Navigate Family During the Holidays
Some people look forward to spending quality time with their families, but others really struggle to make it through feeling disconnected and alone.
Volunteerism, Fundraising and Education
A mother’s instinct led Dave Melin’s wife, Lora, to take their daughter Maggie to urgent care in the middle of the night.
Mental Health Awareness Fundraiser to Remember Brother
The Beta Sigma Chapter at Boston University hosted a fundraiser to remember a brother and promote mental health awareness.
How the Oak Ridge Boys kept this solemn promise to George H.W. Bush
Earlier this month The Oak Ridge Boys with Delt alumnus Duane Allen (Texas A&M Commerce, 1965) made...
Facing the Word in NYC
Undergraduate Council representative Michael Nguyen (Case Western Reserve University, 2019) traveled to New York City last month as a guest of the Mental Health & Young Americans conference hosted by Talkspace.
War Hero Remembered Through Bond of Friendship
Before he left school to join the Air Force in the early 1950s, Meryln Dethlefson was a top recruit at the Delta Tau Delta’s Gamma Pi Chapter at Iowa State University.
Delt World and Deltaroni Support JDRF
From a week-long series of events at Arizona State University to a macaroni and cheese dinner at North Dakota State University, chapters continue to find creative ways to support JDRF.
Damage Done with the Red Sox
The triumph of holding the Commissioner’s Trophy after the 2018 World Series didn’t hit him at first, but the rush of the Red Sox run is sinking in for Nick Sciarratta.
Lone Survivor Accepts Award for Heroism
Marcus Luttrell (Sam Houston State University, 1998) accepted Delta Tau Delta’s William L. McLaughlin Award for Heroism.
Pursuing a Passion for Storytelling
Gabriele “Gabe” Cheng left his successful seven-year career as a high school teacher to pursue his passion for writing. He is self-publishing his first webcomic called, “For Molly” with art by Benjamin Sawyer.
Israel Trip Makes An Impact
A 10-day trip to Israel with no expenses? This idea piqued the interest of Heath Schintler (University of Iowa, 2019) when he heard a friend mention the opportunity. The friend, president of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity at the University of Iowa, was introducing a new program open to student leaders.
Three Steps to Financial Success
“I wish I would have started earlier.” My clients, friends, relatives, and just about everyone says the same thing to me. Nobody becomes a millionaire and says to themselves, “I started saving too early!”
Altruism Leads to Pioneer Award
He’s one of the most involved students on campus, so it’s no surprise students and faculty nominated Anthony Smith (Sacred Heart University, 2020) for a prestigious award last spring.
Delts Come Together to Tell Olympic Team Handball Story
In the summer of 1969, the U.S. military was struggling in Vietnam militarily and at home politically. Something had to be done to remind a skeptical public that their men in uniform were the good guys.
Making Life Better for Children
Clint Sumrow (University of Texas – Austin, 2005) was just five years old when he received life-saving treatment for cancer.
A True Focus on Leadership
“Ignite was spending quality time with my brothers and truly focusing on how I could become a better leader,” said Jarred Bierbrauer
Three Steps to Growing Your Influence
If you want to achieve the things you want in life, you have to grow our influence.
Fraternity Brother is Fighting Rare Cancer
Ryan Hinterleiter (University of Florida, 2020) thought his stomach pains were just symptoms of appendicitis....
“Stillwater Strong, Loyal and True”
Inspired by a brief meeting with Rosa Parks and by members of his Stillwater, Okla. community D. Scott...
Indie Film Director Tackles Social Issues in Feature Film
It took Delt alumnus Jonothon Mitchell just 10 days to make an entire feature film early this summer.
BusRight Founder Excels
Corso’s passion to use clean technology to create a more environmentally friendly society drove him to create BusRight.
The Person Who Saved My Life
Jack’s blood had become my blood just 14 months before, when he donated his stem cells to me though the National Bone Marrow Registry.
Energy of the Future
Nick Staviski is working to help educate the world on how energy will impact the future.
New Vantage Points for History
As the public historian at the Missouri History Museum, Adam Kloppe revels in the opportunity to read about and research the history of St. Louis.
A Passion for Research Leads to Infection Prevention
Professor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Henry “Rardy” G. Spratt, Jr., Ph.D. is a co-founder of a clinical infectious disease control research group.
Student Athlete Recognized with Alma Lux Award
Charles Samuel is the third Delt to receive Wittenberg University’s prestigious Alma Lux recognition in three years.
Learning to be a Survivor
Ben Glassner beat testicular cancer shortly after he graduated from college, but nearly 20 years later he’s still learning to be a survivor.
Josh Asoodeh's love for competition made him determined to meet the challenge of an Ironman triathlon.
King of the Booth
Every little kid dreams about the perfect baseball scenario, bottom of the 9th, bases loaded, two outs, down by three, but instead of being at the plate Brendan King wanted to be in the announcer's box calling the game-winning grand slam.
Dedicated to Education for Youth
Larry Rabalais turned his own pursuit of education into a lifetime commitment of educating young people.
Capturing a Record Store Revival
In “The Record Store Book” and “Queen City Records,” Mike Spitz shares stunning full-color photos and little-known facts about these still existing and legendary places to buy music.
Volunteer Trains Service Dogs on Campus
A college campus is a great place to socialize future service dogs, especially under the care of a trained and dedicated Delt undergraduate.
A World Through a Different Set of Eyes
“If you really love something, and you find a way to do it as much as you can, eventually you’ll get paid to do it.”
Making a Difference
At a doctor’s appointment at Boston Children’s, Mat Jacowleff noticed a Give Pints for Half Pints sign that read, “One pint of donated blood can help up to four children.” As his chapter’s community service chair, he realized he and his brothers could help.
From Denver to Down Under
A few years ago, Tyler Ames wasn’t even familiar with Australian rules football or footy. Today, he lives in Australia where he plays Division 1 footy in the Eastern Football League in Melbourne.
Decades of Brotherhood
A few decades ago Xerxes Bhote (University of Colorado, 1984) started organizing a small group of Delts who met every other year in Boulder, Colorado at a fall football game.
Faith, Fraternity and Politics
Taylor Gage comes from a family with a long tradition of volunteering on political campaigns.
A Grandfather's Gift
Samantha Anderson's Delt grandfather James “Ken” Wiley (University of Florida, 1961) had a profound influence on her life.
Drummer Balances Pop Rock Band with Pursuit of Finance Degree
In the summer of 2014, Brian D’Angio (James Madison University, 2020) walked into a garage a few blocks from home to meet some guys in a band that needed a drummer
Working Toward Global Health
As part of an on-going search for long-term solutions to the global health crisis, three Butler University...
First to Climb All 200 Highest Peaks of the Contiguous 48 States
In 2017 Michael A. Bromberg became the first person on record to climb all of the 200 highest peaks of the contiguous (lower 48 states), a list comprising all peaks above 13,684’ elevation.
Kyle Barger exemplifies the true spirit of entrepreneurial thinking – taking start-up ideas and turning them into successful operations.
Student Leader Aspires to Combat Mental Health Epidemic
Kakra Boye-Doe has called Lawrence, Kansas his hometown since moving to the United States from Ghana when he was seven years old.
Delt Ties Span 117 Years for Fifth-Generation Initiate
When Curtis Stump’s great-great-grandfather joined the Fraternity in 1900, Delta Tau Delta Founding Father Eugene Tarr (Bethany College, 1860) was still living in West Virginia.
Community Volunteer Inspired by Wags for Mags
Driven by a strong sense of commitment to community service and a love of spending time with animals, Jonathan Spray found the perfect campus volunteer opportunity with “Wags for Mags.”
Mobility for Disabled Veterans
On July 25, 1998, Jerry Kerr went from being a physically active CEO of a national home-building and real estate development corporation, an avid outdoorsman, and pilot; to a spastic quadriplegic when a diving accident shattered his C-4 vertebrae.
Seeking to Understand the World
Minnesota native Isaiah Strong (Butler University, 2019) had never left the United States but wanted to challenge himself and grow as an individual. He wanted to broaden his capacity to understand the world, so he decided to study abroad.
JDRF Service Leads to Redskins Ticket Surprise
When your dad is a huge Washington Redskins fan, and you want to surprise him, why not tweet Washington Redskins’ linebacker, Mason Foster and ask for game tickets?
Volunteer Mentor Gives Back
An avid mountain biker, trail runner and fan of the Backbone Trail, a nearly 67-mile trail in the Santa Monica Mountains, it makes sense that Britt Terrell named the professional financing company he founded after the path he loves.
A Focus on Human Connections
Bilal Jawed set his sights high to achieve the most he could in his college career. As one of two commencement speakers last spring, Jawed encouraged his classmates to stay involved and work toward making human connections to solve life’s problems.
Cade Baker: T1D Looks Like Me
Chapter President Cade Baker (Grand Valley State University, 2019) is one of two members of Iota Upsilon Chapter at Grand Valley State University with type 1 diabetes.
Admiral Narmi Inducted into the Iowa Aviation Hall of Fame
Retired Naval Rear Admiral Ronald Narmi (Iowa State University, 1955) was one of three inductees to the Iowa Aviation Hall of Fame in September.
OSU’s First Mascot: Ken Austin
Ken Austin (Oregon State University, 1953), the namesake of Austin Hall at his alma mater, is an engineer and entrepreneur who has truly left a mark on the history of Oregon State.
Pierre’s Birthday Fund
In 2014 Pierre Schreyer spent his 17th birthday at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland, Calif. Pierre was diagnosed with neuroblastoma when he was 16 years old.
Sports Internship is Another Step Toward Goal
When you grow up in a small coastal island town mostly known for its lobster fishermen and stunning ocean views, pursuing a career in professional athletics isn’t a common career path according to Sam Coombs.
Supporting Campus Safety and Sexual Assault Prevention
Leaders from Gamma Eta Chapter are taking a proactive approach to improving campus safety at George Washington...
Eating the Same Thing Every Day for Six Months to Lose Over 115 Pounds
Alex Schriver, 28 (Auburn University, 2010), SVP of Public Affairs at Targeted Victory, from Navy Yard.
Standing Against Hazing Builds Respect and Honorable Brotherhood
The goal is clear. Prevent hazing. National Hazing Prevention Week is an opportunity for campuses, schools, communities, organizations, and individuals to raise awareness about the problem of hazing, educate others about hazing, and promote prevention
You Are Not The Only One
Brothers at the University of Tennessee Help Raise Mental Health AwarenessAs student body president,...
The Power of Connection
When I reflect on my time as an undergraduate, one powerful theme always comes to mind: brotherhood.
Jumping into Community Engagement
Community engagement touches the core of Delt values, so it is no surprise to find Officer Lee Colegrove
NASA Intern Takes Initiative
When he was just 16, Clarence Lau (University of California – Riverside, 2020) started working as a summer intern for NASA.
80-year-old Marathon Runner Bolstered by Lifelong Support of Brothers
James “Strude” Thruston is training for the Dallas Marathon in December, with an eye toward the Boston Marathon in April 2018.
Sportscaster Finds His Calling
Asher Wildman wanted to report on games and athletes since he played youth sports. He began his broadcast career in fourth grade on Gator-TV at Riverglades Elementary School in Parkland, Florida.
Creating Positive Change
Creating positive change to the campus fraternity culture is especially important to brothers of the Omicron Chapter at the University of Iowa.
What do Elevator Speeches, 3-D Printers and Dance Lessons have in Common?
Chapter leaders from Iota Psi Chapter at Northeastern University have found that planning practical and...
Lawrence Delts Donate Handmade Blankets to Hospital
While volunteering at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton, Wisconsin, Andrew Lauber (Lawrence University,...
Delt Alumnus Joins JDRF Cause
Two worlds came together when Ned Gustafson joined the JDRF International staff in Minneapolis last July. Gustafson was familiar with JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, even before Delta Tau Delta established its partnership with JDRF in 2012.
Trust is Key in Volunteer Relationship
Tim Poellmann (University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2013) had just moved to Milwaukee in 2015 when he was invited to talk about an interest group at Marquette University.
Twelve Flags: One Brotherhood
A senior from Costa Rica, Konstantinos Mira (Emory University, 2017) wanted to stay involved with Delta...
Fraternity Brings Generations Closer
Growing up Chad Brand (University of Alabama, 2018) heard stories about his dad’s time in the Delta Eta Chapter and the strong bonds he had made.
Delts in the Baseball Hall of Fame
Branch Rickey (University of Michigan, 1915) and George Sisler (Ohio Wesleyan University, 1904) are both native Ohioans and Delts famous for their baseball careers.
USF Delt with T1D gives back to JDRF
When Juan Carlos Castillo (University of South Florida, 2018) joined Delta Tau Delta and learned about the Fraternity’s philanthropic partnership with JDRF Castillo knew he was in the right place.
College of Idaho Undergraduates Develop New Political App RepCheck
What’s your congress person’s name? Have you ever sent them an email? Have you ever called them?
Standing for Those Who Can’t
Fifteen brothers from the Epsilon Mu Chapter participated in Ball State University’s Dance Marathon on...
Making Saint Louis Strong
Jake Hollander (American University, 2014) says the backwards nature of St. Louis politics drove his...
Preserving Michigan Political History
Mackinac Island was a fitting backdrop for three Delta Tau Delta alumni to gather last fall to preserve...
Meeting the Dean of University of Pittsburgh’s School of Dental Medicine
Dr. Thomas Braun (University of Pittsburgh, 1969) is the dean of the University of Pittsburgh’s School...
Middle School Pals Reunite as Brothers
The chapter presidents at the University of North Dakota and University of Minnesota were friends long before they became Fraternity brothers.
Advisor Inspires Brothers
Anyone who has met Bob Ferguson (University of Cincinnati, 1971) knows he’s a talker. His ability to...
Delt “Taucos” Takes Off as Chapter Fundraiser for JDRF
Beta Zeta Chapter at Butler University has a strong history of support for philanthropic causes. They...
Wrigley Field Reunion Revives Fraternal Bond
Todd Costigan, got doubly lucky last summer when he took a job as a guest service ambassador with the Chicago Cubs.
Robbie’s Day as a Delt
Robbie Massengale is not a typical member of the Iota Theta Chapter at Kennesaw State University. He’s not enrolled in any classes nor does he attend the school, but that is not his choice.
Iota Tau Takes a Stand to End Domestic Violence
The Iota Tau Chapter at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., has taken on the challenge to raise...
Delt Dogs Support JDRF
People like dogs. That’s what members of the Gamma Rho Chapter at the University of Oregon determined when they decided to hold a dog-themed fundraiser in support of JDRF during National Diabetes Awareness Month last November.
Fly Mouthwash Takes Off for Delt Entrepreneurs
Michael Bracciale (Florida State University, 2015) has been thinking about bad breath since his freshman year of college.
Freedom Monument: From West Berlin to Honolulu
Fifty years ago, when Rick Ziegler (Allegheny College, 1968) lived near the Berlin Wall he never imagined moving a piece of the Wall to Hawaii.
Transforming the World by Hiring People with Disabilities
Scott Wise (Ball State University, 1996), known for his successful restaurant business, has committed to increasing the percentage of employees with developmental disabilities...
Career Accomplishment and Service Commitment
Named to the “Forty Under 40” list for the class of 2016 by Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ), Jason Spilbeler (DePauw University, 2007) has been widely recognized for his career achievements and his community involvement.
Academic All-American and Player of the Year
Baker University quarterback Logan Brettell (2018) earned the prestigious 2016 College Division Academic All-American of the Year award, announced in November by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Communication is Key: Five Tips for Aspiring Leaders
Caden Duve (Northern Colorado University, 2017) went all in when it came to taking leadership roles in the Fraternity.
Transforming Lives through a Dropout Recovery Program
Thirty years ago, Bob Bowser (University of Florida, 1961) put his 20-plus years of experience teaching...
An Explorer at Heart
Ever the genteel Southern gentlemen, a humble Alexander Earle would likely never define himself as an...
New Undergraduate Awards
Three undergraduate programming awards were new to Karnea in 2016. Historically, chapters are recognized...
Delt Brother: #T1DLooksLikeMe
Michael Rondon (Westminster College, 2017) was just three years old when he was diagnosed with type 1...
A Vision of Accessibility
Though he had retired after several decades of teaching the blind and visually impaired, Craig L. Phillips (Ohio State University, 1972) jumped at the chance to get back to work when a cutting-edge project he’d started years ago, finally had a chance to come to fruition.
Veteran Discovers Brotherhood
James Washburn (Louisville Crescent Colony, 2017) grew up in the small town of Dresden, Tennessee in a family with strong ties to military and a strong sense of civic duty.
How One Chapter Established JDRF Awareness Day
Last fall the brothers of Theta Xi Chapter at Eastern Michigan University decided that hosting fundraisers and donating money to JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research, wasn’t enough.
Colony Members Inspired to Build for the Future
The founders of Delta Tau Delta’s College of Charleston Crescent Colony were formally inducted into Delta...
Morehead Delts Donate to Toys for Tots
Driven by a sense of community and their desire to provide for others Zeta Zeta Chapter members at Morehead...
JDRF Top Research Advances
Since the partnership between JDRF and Delta Tau Delta began in 2012, there have been significant advances...
Undergraduate's passion leads to Mid-Atlantic Emmy
Being behind a microphone and talking about sports is where Vince Russo (Robert Morris University, 2017)...
Power for Good
Wesley Della Volla (American University, 2006) fell in love with storytelling while working in his high...
Transforming Student Life as the First Fraternity on Campus
Mount Saint Joseph University in Cincinnati, Ohio is known for developing students who are critical thinkers,...
Lober Brothers Amass 102 Years at Teachers, Coaches and Mentors
After joining the Delta Tau Chapter John Lober (Bowling Green State University, 1964) became the chapter’s...
Flatonia, Texas has a Special Significance to Epsilon Lambda Alumni
Epsilon Lambda alumni gathered to celebrate their brotherhood and remember those that have gone on before.October...
Anil Salem: Musician, Philanthropist and Student
Anil Salem (The College of New Jersey, 2018) is redefining what it means to be a "renaissance man" at...
Founders United by a Common Purpose, Not a Common Traumatic Experience
National Hazing Prevention Week, officially designated for the last full week of September, is an opportunity...
Brothers Work Together to Recover from Louisiana Floods
The flooding rains that came to southern Louisiana sometimes measured more than three inches per hour...
Research and Networking Pay Off
Dustin Santjer (University of South Dakota, 2017) is a finance and political science major who initially...
Father and Son Fight Type 1
Brian Weisbaum (Indiana University, 2007) got a crash course in life with type 1 diabetes (T1D) when...
A Rock Solid Fraternal Bond
Dan Olmetti and Gary Stock both joined Delta Tau Delta at the University of Florida in 1968. As chapter...
Brooks Leftwich Impacts Lives in Tennessee Cumberland Mountains
Brooks Leftwich (University of Tennessee, 2019) spent his summer impacting the lives of the needy in...
Jack Daugherty’s Uncommon Valor
Jack Daugherty (Ohio University, 1949) landed on Iwo Jima on February 22, 1945. He was among the 30,000...
Jay Keasling, a Pioneer in Synthetic Biology
Jay Keasling (University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1986) wants to make biology easier to engineer and as a...
Purdue Delts Win Fourth Consecutive Grand Prix
For the past four years, Jimmy Simpson (Purdue University, 2016) and his crew have enjoyed life in the...
Green Greeks work toward Sustainability at University of Washington
When Andrew Brasuk (University of Washington, 2016) learned about the Green Greek Representative program...
Service and Learning through Spring Break
When Ryan Cantwell (Sacred Heart University, 2017) left his Fairfield, Connecticut campus and headed...
Serving Campus and Community through Student Government
On the campuses of Clemson University, The Ohio State University and Texas State University the recently...
Michigan Chapters Come Together to Support Flint
For years, Flint, Michigan faced problems with its water system. Without a corrosion control plan and...
Creating a Life of Value through Soccer
In the fall of 2012 when Martin Angus (Stevens Institute of Technology, 2011) began reflecting on the...
Camaraderie Keeps 94-year-old Alumnus Connected
Earlier this month 94-year-old Grady Drake (University of Florida, 1947) made the drive from South Florida...
Tulane Chapter Grows with International Flourish
The Beta Xi Chapter at Tulane University continues to expand its horizons as it welcomes three new members...
Award Winning DJ Gives Back
Performing under the name DJ Kurr, Brian Kerr (Florida State University, 2015) was named the number one...
Wabash Legacies Looking Forward
Kyle Morgan (Wabash, 2017) and Adam Zink (Wabash, 2019) followed the Delta Tau Delta footsteps of their...
Chapter President Helps Delivery Baby During Blizzard
As winter storm Jonas bore down on the East Coast in late January, Rho Chapter President Anthony Grasso...
A Commitment to Leadership and Learning
Soon after he joined the chapter in 2012 Sam Snemis (Indiana University, 2016) felt an obligation to...
Lost, But Not Forgotten
Henry Joe (Cornell, 1982) has made it his passion to find and identify members from his Delta Tau Delta...
Ignite Program Sparks Excellence
As a Beta Gamma undergraduate, I want to share a few of my experiences within Delta Tau Delta and to...
Dreams Take Flight
Long before they met at the University of North Dakota Mike Fretschel (2003), Matt Simondet (2003) and...
Arch Chapter Conducts Business at Winter Meeting
Meeting Jan. 8-9 at the Hyatt Grand Cypress, site of the 2016 Orlando Karnea, the Arch Chapter of Delta...
Leaving a Legacy and Building a Future
Anthony Sansone (University of Iowa, 2016) didn’t know much about Greek life when he arrived at the University...
Entrepreneur Follows Drive to Successful Startup
As new member educator, Brad Summey (Kennesaw State University, 2011) often told chapter members, “You...
Filling the Empty Nest
Many describe being a chapter advisor much like the role of a “dad.” When Mike Hart’s (Bowling Green,...
Overcoming Challenges, Inspiring Excellence
Paul Artale (University of Ottawa, 2001) (a.k.a. Paulo) has never considered himself disabled. He has...
Perseverance and Dedication
“We all have something to give, whether it’s your time, your knowledge or just a referral, we all have...
Award-Winning, Flourishing Leadership
Rajiv Patel (Central Florida, 1999) credits his membership in Delta Tau Delta for the essential quality...
Grants for Good Makes Domestic Violence Program Possible at Clemson University
Through a grant from the Delta Tau Delta Educational Foundation and the Norval B. Stephens Grants for...
Delta Tau Delta returns to Wabash College
The Fraternity is pleased to announce its return of the Beta Psi Chapter to Wabash College in Crawfordsville,...
Sometimes the encore is the best performance
We all see the memes and quotes floating around social media. Recently, one read, “You aren’t wealthy...
Allegheny Delts Come together to Renovate Shelter
The renovation of the Alpha Chapter of Delta Tau Delta at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa., has been...
Raising the Baar as a Long-Distance Advisor
What does it take to make an impact? Trust, communication, passion and dedication. John Baar (Sewanee...
Delt Leads Selfless Life of Excellence
We have all heard it. Which fraternity did you join? The party one, the nerdy one, the preppy one? Andrew...
For the Education of Youth
“For the education of youth.” It is a simple concept but at the essence of Delta Tau Delta’s founding...
Volunteer Bug Bites Dormant Volunteer
When the Fraternity initiated the Ignite program in 2012 the focus was squarely on the undergraduates....
When a dream becomes a reality: the story behind the Iowa State Shelter
Four years ago, the Gamma Pi House Corporation at Iowa State University put in motion the plans to demolish...
Driving Research to create a world without type 1 diabetes
In case you are not familiar, type 1 diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune disease that affects millions of...
A Lasting Brotherhood
Every other year for nearly 15 years, the Beta Kappa alumni who graduated in the early- and mid-eighties...
Young Chapter, Big Impact
Growth is the key to sustainability. Expanding the Fraternity’s reach and recruiting men of excellence...
A Rise in Recruitment Excellence
Chapters across the country are seeing great success in their recruitment efforts, with outstanding gains...
An Alumnus' Passion is Rewarded
Passion. If Scott Rice (Cornell University, 1990) chooses to do something, he does it with passion. In...
A Catalyst for Change
Treasurer. Sergeant-at-arms. Risk manager. IFC executive member. New member mentor. It is an enviable...
Brotherhood Sustains Us
Omicron Chapter Brotherhood Chairman explains why the brotherhood at Iowa is second to none.Brotherhood...
Young Alumnus Recounts Journey to Haze-Free Chapter
Ben Watson (University of Kentucky, 2015) describes in his own words how hazing was eradicated at the...
New Member Educators and Presidents Sound Off on Hazing
What makes new member education meaningful? Change Options Remove Joe Manoles, North Dakota State...
A Return to Excellence
At this time last year, to say the shelter at Syracuse University was rough around the edges was a mild...
New England Alumni Chapter Flourishes
The New England Alumni Chapter was founded in 2012 when Gamma Nu alumni Bryan Adams and Ross Theriault...
Build Excellent Chapters by Building Better Men
How does Mark Lipnickey (Vanderbilt University, 2016) believe a chapter can achieve excellence? By building...
Chapter Consultants Chime In: What is excellence?
Second-year consultants answer three questions describing what makes a chapter of excellence.What is...
Shelters Receive Summer Facelift
University of California-Santa BarbaraThe Delta Psi Alumni House Corporation spent the summer months...
Keith’s Consultant Story
I was lucky enough to be hired as a field secretary for Delta Tau Delta upon graduation from Allegheny...
Dave Schreiner is proud to be a Delt.
We all have moments in which events align to make a single emotion perfectly clear. For Dave Schreiner,...
Determined to Succeed
Bobby McDonnell (Virginia Tech University, 2017) has heard countless phrases and comments throughout...
An Internship of Innovation
Pink lawn flamingos, colorful bikes and umbrellas, and a giant T-Rex skeleton. This is the scene Zachary...
Ignite Experience Gives Purpose to Young Alumni
It is dark and all but silent in the windowless gathering room in the basement at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston,...
Ignite Empowers Young Leaders
Between 1977 and 2006, the Beta Tau Chapter at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln won 20 Hugh Shields...
Chi Chapter Distinguished Alumni Panel
On Sept. 13, more than 50 alumni, actives and invited guests of Delta Tau Delta (Chi Chapter) at Kenyon...
How to Make a New City Feel Like Home
As students’ progress through their college experience, everything for the most part is mapped out. The...
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: The Pros and Cons of Internships
The Pros:Experience. The primary reason to ignore earning little to no income during an internship is...
McConaughey Delivers Advice for Guyhood
According to Scott Heydt (Moravian College, 2002), Delta Tau Delta's Director of Academic Affairs, Matthew...
So, You Were in a Car Accident...Now What?
Suffering from a car accident, whether it was severe or a minor fender bender, can leave you feeling...
The Ripple Effect
Last year in 2012, I set a goal of being a TEDx speaker in 2013. I did not know where it would be nor...
Attitude is Everything
Recently I was flying Southwest Airlines from Raleigh-Durham, N.C. to Kansas City, Mo., for an important...
How to Pack for a Short Weekend
When packing for a short weekend trip, the first thing you should do is choose what your top and bottom...
Cooking on a Budget
I love to eat. I am also generally lacking in the available funds department. Sound familiar? Food is...
Preparing for Winter Weather Driving
Many of you out there may have never driven during snowy conditions. But moving to new places for a job...
Making the Most of Long Car Rides
We have all found ourselves in those long car rides. What do we do? How should we pass the time? Instead...
Savvy Shopping 101: Part Two
Gift CardsSome manufacturers set minimum advertised prices, and retailers skirt this rule by offering...
Savvy Shopping 101: Part One
The internet has made shopping both easy and more difficult at the same time. We can now check prices...
Men's Health on the Road
It is much easier to maintain one’s health while at home. You have more time to cook your own healthy...
The Importance of Thinking Differently: Achieving the Impossible
‘Thinking differently’ is an essential and fundamental concept for living a successful, and more importantly,...
Guide to Sportsmanship: Lose with Grace, Win with Class
As autumn creeps up in a multitude of vibrant colors and decreasing temperatures, so too comes one of...
Bringing Civility Online: Social Media Behavior
Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. Instagram. Vine. With so many different social media sites being used by...
Thrift Store Shopping 101
If you can get past the idea that the clothing once had a previous owner, there is a tremendous opportunity...
National Hazing Prevention Week
This week is National Hazing Prevention Week, when organizations of all shapes, sizes and creeds come...
Study Tactics of the Successful Scholar
Summer break is over, and it’s time to dust the cobwebs out of the recesses of your mind once used for...
Present It, Don’t Lament It
When one thinks of a standing in front of a crowd to give a presentation, there seems to be an immediate...
Delt Experience Leads to Philanthropic Career
Many Delts may wonder why philanthropy and community service are such a focal point of the Fraternity....
Personal Finances: Do You Know Where Your Money is Going?
Do you actually know how much money you spend? Do you know what exactly you spend it on? Knowledge of...
A-Rod Axed as Spokesman for Anti-Drug Group: A Tale of Conflicting Values
Alex Rodriguez is far from a role model.He went to strip clubs. He was a misogynist. And he used performance-enhancing...
Tips for Recruiting a Road Advisor
Chapters succeeding with The Road have one thing in common—all of them have alumni or volunteer support....
Top Ten Tips for a Safe Spring Break
Your last midterm is done and the tantalizing smell of one full week of exam-less freedom lingers on...
The Senior Year Challenge #6 -- Meet With a Financial Planner
Student Loans: Hated by all and feared by many. Lots of people have them, and if you were lucky enough...
Fraternal Lessons to be Learned from Lance Armstrong
Questions, frustration, disappointment, anger, sadness and fraud: all of these are words I have heard...
Choosing the Right Insurance
Whether you are pursuing a higher degree or joining the titans of industry, there is one thing every...
Kenyon Mentorship Program Helps Members Excel
On Sept. 15 over 30 alumni, actives and invited guests of Delta Tau Delta (Chi Chapter) at Kenyon College...
The Senior Year Challenge #5 -- Thrift Store Find
While sitting in my room this Saturday working on a final paper, one of my fellow Delts entered my room...
The Senior Year Challenge #4 -- Get a Physical
This week I am registering for my last semester of classes at Chapman University, and with that I am...
Step Out of “The Muck”
Updating your Facebook page, tweeting, reality television, going out, errands, deadlines, etc...the build-up...
The Senior Year Challenge #3 - Get Fitted for a Suit
After a hectic day followed by a membership committee meeting, I returned to my room one afternoon to...
No Chapter is an Island
Many brothers boast the level of brotherhood they share with each other. Examples like new member class...
The Senior Year Challenge #2 – Social Gathering Part 2
Hosting a group of friends or colleagues at your apartment or home isn’t rocket science, but it does...
The Senior Year Challenge #2 – Social Gathering Part 1
Believe it or not, social gatherings after college are a little different than a Fraternity mixer or...
The Road Chapter Spotlight
Epsilon Iota-A has worked very hard the past three years to implement The Road. This month we would like...
Senior Challenge #1-The 30-Second Speech
You might be asking yourself, what is a 30-second elevator speech?It is the dreaded response to the question,...
Are you up for the Challenge?
Have you been fitted for a suit? Created a personal budget? Changed the oil in your car? Are you real...
A Traveler's Salute
I travel quite a bit for the fraternity, and those travels are often filled with memorable moments. Perhaps...
New Members Benefit from The Road
“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt DisneyThere will never be a magic...
Take Action, Make a Difference
“Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean...
21 Outstanding Road Program Ideas
21 Outstanding Road Program IdeasEMU RoadThroughout the past week, I have received almost 70 Road plans...
Leading with Excellence
Many of our chapter leaders are either now halfway through their terms of office or, like myself, are...
Leadership and the NCAA Tournament
Leadership and the NCAA Basketball TournamentI am a huge fan of the NCAA basketball tournament. In my...