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Divine Nine Alliance: Service Day Projects



March 2019 In honor of International Women’s Day, DNA President Shagranda Traveler (Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.), served as guest lecturer to Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business MBA students at her alma mater, University of Dallas, in Irving, Texas.

Pictured: Shagranda Traveler and Dr. Jude Olson, Affiliate Assistant Professor, Management




food bankNovember 2018 DNA President Shagranda Traveler (Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.) arranged an opportunity for her team to participate in a volunteer event at the San Antonio Food Bank. Together, they sorted 25,920 pounds of food which will serve 20,736 meals to senior veterans. 








American Education Week (2018) DNA's Ambassador, Dr. Lamonte Tyler (Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.) volunteered 15 minutes to read to Matthew Henson Elementary School children. 



November 2018 Former DNA Faculty Advisor, Dr. Maranda Griffin, had the pleasure of being the guest speaker for the Kappa Chi chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. – New Members Luncheon on November 11. Dr. Griffin’s former graduate chapter, Mu Sigma Omega, hosted the luncheon. Sixty-nine new members were welcomed on the campus of Auburn University where Dr. Griffin received her doctoral degree. In her message, she charged the new members to reflect, respect, and represent the brand.

2018 Read Across America

DNA successfully implemented a social change program that met its purpose to positively impact literacy rates by collaborating with K-5 schools and a delegation of high schoolers in four states on March 2, 2018, deploying seven guest readers to help facilitate a love for reading that impacts student achievement and lifelong learning.  In addition to the reading efforts, DNA sought to leave a tangible impact by donating books to the visited schools.