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75 Years of Alpha Chi Omega

By: Hannah Harris (Zeta Xi, UNC – Greensboro) As a living and evolving sisterhood, there is no larger asset to our organization than our members. Our members are the lifeblood of Alpha Chi Omega. We often say, “It’s not four years, but for life” when we talk about the transition from collegiate to alumnae membership. […]

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Tribute to a Legend

By: Maria Arnold Fischer (Theta Xi, California State University, Northridge) Alpha Chi Omega suffered a huge loss with the recent passing of Ellen Little Vanden Brink, past National President as well as so many other things too numerous to list. I’m one of the many ones who had the honor, privilege and extreme pleasure of […]

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Starfish Moments

By: Kristen Reynolds (Iota Tau, California State University San Marcos) Since I was a little girl, I always dreamed of making a difference in the world. As I grew up I found myself questioning, “How much of a difference can I make?” What I found, through my favorite story, “The Starfish Story,” was that making […]

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The Hardest Job You Will Ever Love

By: Ashlyn Coston (Beta Lambda, University of Arizona) To say that I have learned a lot over the past six months as a chapter consultant would be an understatement. I have learned to be independent and self-reliant, understood the importance of adaptability and time management, gained self-confidence and realized that feeling discomfort is not necessarily […]

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Seeking the Heights as a Chapter Consultant

By: Karly Zrake (Iota Sigma, Southern Methodist University) There’s something empowering about being part of an organization where you can learn and grow, knowing you have the support to learn and grow—and fail—because you’ve got an incredible group of women standing beside you. Throughout my collegiate experience, Alpha Chi Omega was a place where I […]

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Leadership Academy 2019

A look at Leadership Academy 2019 from the lens of #AXOLA19! National President Angela Costley Harris and CEO Katie Gaffin kicked the weekend off by going Live on Facebook Friday afternoon at the hotel!   Before programming started Friday night, attendees had the opportunity to tour headquarters.   While attendees were having fun on tours, […]


The Constancy of Alpha Chi Omega

By: Liza Pugliese Hallsten (Alpha Omega, Birmingham-Southern College) Before I begin, I should be honest about who I am as a person – I am a Type A organizer and planner. So you can imagine my family’s surprise when I told them that I wanted to marry a soldier in the US Army and that […]