Epsilon Iota-A Chapter of Delta Tau Delta receives Hugh Shields honor

Feb 21, 2003

The Epsilon Iota-A Chapter of Delta Tau Delta at Kettering University has been honored as one of 11 recipients of the Hugh Shields Chapter of Excellence by the International Fraternity for 2003.

The Epsilon Iota-A Chapter of Delta Tau Delta at Kettering University has been honored as one of 11 recipients of the Hugh Shields Chapter of Excellence by the International Fraternity for 2003. The chapter was awarded this distinction at the Northern Division Leadership Conference, February 7 to 9, in Columbus, Ohio.

The Hugh Shields Award for Chapter Excellence was officially established in 1965. It is named for the late Hugh Shields (Indiana University, 1926), the first executive vice president of the Fraternity. The award's criteria is designed to recognize overall excellence, and is based on the chapter's submission of an Annual Achievement Agreement, which measures excellence in internal operations, chapter finance, recruitment, alumni relations, community service/relations, membership education, and academics.

Delta Tau Delta has 117 chapters and expansion colonies across the United States with a membership of 6,000 undergraduates and 140,000 alumni members. The Fraternity posts a GPA of 2.9, making it one of the top large men's Greek fraternities in academics.

Delta Tau Delta is a values-driven fraternity founded in 1858. Its mission statement is "Committed to Lives of Excellence. "Delta Tau Delta focuses on cultivating and developing its members' leadership skills, academic achievement, community service efforts, and assisting them with life and career planning.