Long Live the Lyre (Badge)

By Jen Wallach (Iota Chi, Middle Tennessee State University), Associate Director of Education and Leadership Initiatives As with most things, the advancement of time brings about change in Alpha Chi Omega. Since 1885, we’ve seen our sisterhood grow from one chapter to 146 (with more to come!), from seven Founders to 280,000 initiated members. Just […]

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Not Your Average Travel Tips

By Molly Haeg (Alpha Lambda, University of Minnesota), chapter consultant Ahh, the end of February. Our northern friends are finally starting to thaw, our snowbirds are starting to head home, and our most adventurous collegians and families are starting to pack for the highly anticipated spring break trip. To help you prepare all for the […]

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First-Time Convention Attendee Guide

Never been to an Alpha Chi Omega convention before? Here’s what you can expect in Baltimore! You will perform the business of the Fraternity. Delegates will vote on the next National Council and other business. You will learn about Alpha Chi and yourself. Dozens of education sessions will help you develop personally, professionally and in […]

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MacDowell Month: Instrumental in Her Career

By Macy Gates (Alpha Chi, Butler University), Marketing and Communications Intern February is MacDowell Month. A month dedicated to celebrating Alpha Chi Omega’s musical heritage. This MacDowell Month, we’re celebrating one of our members who is not only a patron, but a role model in the arts. Stephanie McCranie (Gamma Chi, Stetson University) has experienced […]

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MacDowell Month: A Rekindled Passion at a Rooftop Performance

By Jessie Rogowski (Alpha Chi, Butler University) “Wow, there are a LOT of talented people in New York City,” I kept saying to myself as I watched the audition line trickle down, closer and closer to my turn. Here I was, at an Into the Woods audition, sweating from anxiety of strangers about to judge […]

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A History of Hera Day

By Allison Summers, assistant director of education and leadership initiatives In honor of our patron goddess Hera, Alpha Chi Omegas dedicate themselves on Hera Day, March 1, to aid the happiness and well-being of others. Let’s reflect on the meaning and purpose of Hera Day. In 1910, Hera was selected as Alpha Chi Omega’s patron […]

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Insiders’ Guide to Baltimore

Our local convention volunteer chairs, Liza Pugliese Hallsten (Alpha Omega, Birmingham-Southern College) and Jenna Massoni (Beta Pi, Washington College), share their favorites in Baltimore. They can’t wait to welcome you to their city for the 61st National Convention! What are your favorite sites in Baltimore? Liza: I love visiting the Inner Harbor restaurants and the […]

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Every year collegiate chapter officers from across the country gather in Indianapolis for Leadership Academy, Alpha Chi Omega’s premier leadership training. They learn more about their officer roles and responsibilities, practice real-life leadership skills and make new friendships with sisters from all different chapters. Here are just a few standout moments from some 2020 Leadership […]

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Home is a Funny Word to Me

By Megan Asbury (Zeta Sigma, Missouri State University) Home used to be the place I grew up with my parents and siblings. When I turned 18, home became a small dorm at Missouri State University. At age 19, 20 and 21, home became a 52-person sorority house on Cherry Street (now tell me that isn’t […]