May 17, 2023

Delta Zeta Recognized at the Fraternity Communications Association Centennial Celebration


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From left to right, Megan White, Epsilon Gamma-Central Missouri, Social Media Coordinator, Allison Lynch, Alpha Upsilon-Maine, Chief Communication and Information Officer, Kayla Ray Spinella, Theta Psi-Ashland (OH), Director of Communications.

(Oxford, OH) Delta Zeta Sorority’s communications work and staff were recently honored at the Fraternity Communications Association (FCA) Centennial Celebration held May 2-4, 2023 in Indianapolis, Indiana. FCA is a professional association composed of more than 70 member organizations.

Allison Lynch, Alpha Upsilon-Maine, Chief Communications and Information Officer and LAMP Managing Editor, was elected to the FCA Board of Directors. She will serve the Association as the Director of Recognition and has volunteered for FCA in the past on the Annual Conference Programming Committee.

Delta Zeta received the first-place award for writing in short form for the Truly Blog post, “Be an Ally by Crusading for Justice.” Madeline Burkhardt, Beta Xi-Auburn (AL), who was an Adult Education Coordinator and Curator at Rosa Parks Museum, authored the post to educate during Black History Month. It can be read here.

Allison Lynch’s induction into the 2023-2024 FCA Board of Directors.

The feature story in the Winter 2021-2022 issue of The LAMP, “Creating Her Own Field of Dreams,” was named second-place in the writing in long form category. Allison Lynch, Managing Editor, wrote the piece profiling Florence (Flo) Thomasian Snyder-Speck, Alpha Iota-Southern California, who shared the many firsts she has achieved throughout her life. Flo started as one of the first female staff members hired by the Los Angeles Dodgers when she moved to LA in 1957. The full article can be read here.

The Winter 2021-2022 issue of The LAMP of Delta Zeta was also honored with a third place in Critics Choice for Cover Design.

Since 1910, The LAMP of Delta Zeta has been sharing members’ stories. More than 140,000 members and friends receive the print magazine three times a year. For more information on The LAMP, or to read previous issues online, please visit

We are proud to partner Delta Zeta’s knowledge of our membership experience with talented partners like Tria Designs who partners with The LAMP editorial team to produce the magazine.

Delta Zeta Sorority is a global women’s organization whose shared values support a vision to truly inspire action and impact lives through leadership, service and philanthropy. Founded on Miami University’s campus in Oxford, Ohio in 1902, the Sorority has more than 285,000 alumnae and collegiate members in the United States and Canada. The Delta Zeta Foundation, a non-profit organization, makes possible gifts and support for scholarships, leadership, philanthropy and education. Learn more about our mission at For more information about the Delta Zeta Foundation, visit

For further information, please contact Cindy Menges, Chief Executive Officer, at Delta Zeta Sorority National Headquarters, 202 East Church Street, Oxford, OH 45056, (513) 523-7597 or [email protected].

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