The first sorority on campus:
1908, tennis club members decided to form a social sorority under the
new name Sigma Pi Delta, nicknamed 'Speeds,' in reference to their
agility on the tennis courts."
Sigma Pi Delta was the first sorority on Augustana's campus, recognized in 1909.
the years, the Speeds showed leadership and dedication on campus. In
1970, members chose to give up their charter in response to the Vietnam
War and numerous protests. With help from Dean Betsy Brodahl, the
college reinstated the Sigma Pi Delta Charter in 1980.
Sigma Pi Delta Centennial:
the spring of 2008, we celebrated our 100th anniversary. Active members
and Alumni celebrated the special occasion with dinner, laughter, and
We strive to continue our history and traditions into the next one hundred years and beyond.
The founding sisters of Sigma Pi Delta