Several girls in the group traveled to Columbus in June, 1969 to meet with the members of Council who were in Columbus for Leadership School. They were promised that a team of two would visit during the fall and meet the group.In November the Student Life Committee approved the request of Alpha Sigma Rho to petition Delta Gamma.
Since Morehead State had not been approved by Convention as a possible expansion site, it was neccessary to tak an area vote of collegiate and alumnae chapters within a 250 mile radius of Morehead. On January 18, 1970, Betty Davis Philley, Gamma Alpha, a Morehead, KY alumna, was notified by phone that the votes were affirmative and Delta Gamma would be adding another group in Kentucky. It was on George Washington's birthday, February 22, 1970, that Delta Beta-University of Kentucky collegians conducted the pledgins service for the new Morehead colony members.
The installation weekend started on Friday night, May 8, with an inspiration get-together in the living room of the Home Economics Building. Gamma Alpha-Tennessee members participated in the inspiration and initiation ceremonies. Initiation was held at 1:00 in the Combs Building on Saturday (May 9) for 31 collegiate members, 6 alumnae, and 5 patronesses. The respected and dedicated Alpha Sigmna Rho sponsor, Nell Fair Mahancy, was initiated as a patrones. A banquet followed in the Red Room of the Adron Doran University Center with the theme "A Time for Us"