Spelman Delta Sigma Theta sorority donates $160,000 during homecoming

Over the weekend, Spelman College alumnae returned to the campus for homecoming celebrations, and one group of sorority sisters decided to show their appreciation in a big way.

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To commemorate their 25th anniversary, the members of the spring 1994 line of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. – Eta Kappa Chapter reportedly donated $160,000 to the HBCU.

The gift will go toward the Spelman Technology Innovation Fund, which aims to increase access to emerging technology for students and faculty.

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"To whom much is given — much is expected," the group said in a statement. "Spelman has given so much to her students since its founding in 1881, and this group of determined and visionary women wants to motivate others to take a leap of faith and make a 'choice to change the world.'"

Nearly all 60 sorority sisters took a trip to the campus to present the check. They said they hope their donation will inspire others to pay it forward.

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