The UP Sigma Delta Phi Sorority was founded in 1931 through the initiative of Adeline C. Stevens who was commissioned by the mother chapter (1918) at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Mariang Maya Awards
We, the members of this organization, in order to form a strong bond of friendship, and to promote social and intellectual intercourse among the women students of the University of the Philippines, who are actively interested in Literature, Music, Dramatics, the Sciences, the Fine Arts, the Arts for the Home, and other cultural arts, do hereby ordain and promulgate this Constitution.
Values and Skills
Adaptability to different circumstances; finding a way; making do; making the best out of unfavorable circumstances.
Openness to critique, self-awareness — to achieve excellence, we must have the clarity and humility to acknowledge AND admit our shortcomings in order to overcome them. We must have drive, determination, and focus.