Founder Hannah Fitch Shaw knew several young women at Moores Hill College in southeastern Indiana and established a chapter there in 1871. The college closed in 1876. Several members of this early chapter held a reunion at the 1924 Grand Convention in West Baden, Indiana.
From the very beginning, Theta alumnae have distinguished themselves in their careers and their volunteer endeavors. In fact, some are so well-known that they’re household names, and many have the distinction of being the first women in their professional fields. We take this opportunity to recognize some of our more notable sisters.