Deltas HBCU Tour Accepting Applications

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Buffalo Alumnae Chapter announces that applications are available for the 27th annual Dr. Mattie L. Rhodes College Preparatory Program and Historically Black College (HBCU) Tour.

An orientation will be held for interested parents and students on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at the Delavan Grider Community Center. Applications are available on the chapter website: dstbuffalo.org. Says Chapter President Mattie L. Rhodes, “We are excited to celebrate 27 years of touching over approximately twelve hundred young lives through this college preparatory program.

As an organization we are proud to Serve, Lead and Empower young people to make their decisions to attend and succeed at college.”

The 6 week long program will culminate with a tour of HBCU’s in the Maryland and Washington, DC area to include: Morgan State University, Bowie State, Coppin State and Howard University from October 24 – 28th. As an added experience, students will have the opportunity to attend a university homecoming celebration.

The Program is open to High School Juniors and Seniors in Erie, Niagara and Monroe County. The cost to participate is $415.00 per student with a non-refundable $150 deposit due/postmarked by Friday, August 10, 2018.

For more information, please call Program Chair Vanita Jamison at (716) 320-0608 or email dstblackcollegetour@gmail.com, and visit the chapter website: dstbuffalo.org.