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Five Things You Should Know About Founders’ Day Challenge

By: Madeline Plesac (Alpha Beta, Purdue University) It’s officially pumpkin spice season which means for us in the Foundation, we’re ready for Founders’ Day Challenge! As you’re planning your October and talking with your sisters, we hope you’ll join in the fun of Founders’ Day Challenge. Here are five things we think you should know […]

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Each Day is Different

By: Emily Callison (Delta Nu, Iowa State University) “So, what do you do all day?” The age-old question every consultant is far too familiar with, usually asked by a relative at a family gathering, an old friend from high school or sometimes the person working the front desk of the Hampton Inn you call home […]

Events Leadership

Fill Your Cup by Facilitating

Leadership Academy is Alpha Chi Omega’s premier training for chapter presidents and executive board officers. Held annually in Indianapolis, Indiana, the weekend training combines innovative learning sessions with sisterhood to inspire new officers when they return to their chapters. Breakout facilitators, who are Alpha Chi Omega alumnae and friends, create a brave space for our […]

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Sisterhood Through My Lens: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

By Ana Sally Gonzalez Barragan (Kappa Psi, Western Oregon University) What drew you to Alpha Chi Omega? What really drew me is knowing that they wanted someone like me. I knew they would accept me for who I was. The wonderful ladies of the Kappa Psi chapter carried such strong and amazing personalities. The first […]


Real, Strong Women Don’t Haze

By Paige Hollendonner (Iota Omega, Carthage College) Hazing in collegiate fraternity and sorority chapters is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as “humiliating and sometimes dangerous initiation rituals, especially as imposed on college students seeking membership to a fraternity or sorority.” There is never a reason for hazing, and real, strong women don’t haze. We […]

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Treasure Find

By: Angela Costley Harris (Alpha Beta, Purdue University), National President This week was what I call “treasure week” in my hometown Ann Arbor, when returning university students move into off-campus housing and load the sidewalks and consignment shops with couches, chairs, tables, lamps and other “treasures” that no longer serve them. Local residents and other […]

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On the Road Again

By Chloe Sekhran (Sigma, University of Iowa) Picture this: You’ve just graduated from college and landed your dream job. You head to Indianapolis for six weeks, which will be the longest you’ll be in any one place for a year. Those six weeks pass, and you pack your life into three suitcases for almost four […]