celebrate the 85th
anniversary with us

85 years of excellence and leadership

about sigma delta phi

The University of the Philippines SIGMA DELTA PHI or SOCIETY OF DRAMATICS AND FINE ARTS, was founded in 1931 through the initiative of Mrs. Adeline C. Stevens, who was commissioned by the mother chapter at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. On February 24, 1931, The Zeta Chapter of Sigma Delta Phi Sorority was founded by Catalina Manguerra Santos and Gloria Lucero Monzon. The Zeta Chapter was officially recognized by the University of the Philippines in 1933. With chapters in the Diliman and Los Banos campuses, the purpose of the sorority is to form a strong bond among women university students interested in the arts and sciences and to promote social and intellectual intercourse among its members. Over the years, SIGMA DELTA PHI grew rapidly in activity and numbers. Its development and success may be credited to the generous support of all its members. In 2018, SIGMA DELTA PHI celebrates its 85th Anniversary.

About the 85th anniversary ball

To commemorate the 85 years of our Grand Sisterhood, please join us in celebrating our Diamond-Sapphire Anniversary on 28 October 2018, Sunday, 5:00 pm – 12:00 mn at the Main Lounge of the Manila Polo Club, McKinley Road, Forbes Park, Makati City. This evening of Elegance, Empowerment and Excellence will have 2 parts: (1) We will honor our 8th Mariang Maya Awardees and watch our sisters from different decades showcase their talents in performing during the Anniversary Ball, and (2) We will listen, dance and sing-along with Juan Miguel Salvador and The Authority Band during the After Anniversary Party. We would like you to extend this invitation to your family members as well so that they will also have an appreciation of what makes us the best sorority. Please come in formal attire - long formal for women and coat or barong for men.

Mariang Maya Awards

The Mariang Maya Awards are bestowed on outstanding Sigma Deltans in recognition of their contributions to the growth and development of their professions, communities, people, country, Sorority, its Alumnae Association, and Filipino womanhood.

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