Delta Sigma Theta national president to address Southern University at New Orleans graduates - May 9

March 23, 2009 · Print This Article

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) announced today that the 2009 commencement speaker will be Cynthia M. A. Butler-McIntyre, the 24th National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and a Jefferson Parish Public Schools personnel administrator.  The university’s commencement will be held on Saturday, May 9, 2009, 4 p.m. at the Lakefront Arena. 
Butler-McIntyre has served as the national leader of Delta Sigma Theta since August of 2008.  She was elected unanimously with over 800 votes from delegates at the sorority’s 49th National Convention in Orlando, Florida; and has served the organization on the local, regional and national levels. 
Some of her awards include:  SHEroes of the Present, Presidential Service Award, African American Hall of Fame, Who’s Who in American Education, YWCA Role Model Recognition, Outstanding Alumnus of a Historically Black College, Elementary Assistant Principal of the Year,  Outstanding Young Women of America and Teacher of the Year as well as many others.


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