Leading Through Disruption

By Jessie Finocchiaro (Beta Omicron, Florida Southern College) Life is wild right now. You might have started college with a career path in mind, and considering recent events, that career might not exist in its previous form anymore. Many of us tend to plan our lives ahead of us; something about a five-year plan gives […]

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Ask an Alpha Chi: Erin Rosales

In honor of our seven founders, we get to know one Alpha Chi Omega through seven questions. Erin Rosales (Iota Nu, University of California San Diego) After transferring to the University of California San Diego, Erin joined Alpha Chi Omega and quickly took on leadership roles. Through skills and experiences she gained as a sorority […]

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Always Alpha Chi

By Kathy Bowen Conover Taylor Lindquist (Alpha Chi, Butler University) My story begins after a day on campus at Purdue University. I cried all the way back to Indianapolis. Finally my dad said, “What’s the matter?” I sobbed, “I hated the huge campus, didn’t think I’d fit in with the 9 to 1 ratio of […]

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Leading the Way for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Disney Channel

By Lauren Filippini (Alpha Chi, Butler University), editor This August, Disney Channel announced a new executive role “to accelerate racial and cultural diversity and inclusion in creative content for a global audience of kids.” The first person to fill that role of executive director of integrated content strategy and development is Theresa Helmer (Iota Psi, […]

Campus Leadership

A Panhellenic Pitch for Mental Health Resources

By Lauren Filippini (Alpha Chi, Butler University), editor Note: This story was originally published in the fall 2020 Lyre magazine and has been updated, as of November 2020, to reflect the efforts of the students this fall semester. The Mental Wellness Advocate program is now a reality at the University of Iowa, thanks to efforts […]

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Thankfulness as National President

By Lynne Herndon (Alpha Upsilon, The University of Alabama), National President There is something about the fall that I just love. Of course, that includes the change in the weather and college football. But the fall has many events, traditions and holidays that have thankfulness at their core. And maybe this year, 2020, and all […]


A Global Day of Unity and Giving

In this time of uncertainty, there’s a fundamental truth that gives us hope – that together we can do extraordinary things. Over the past several months, the world has been coming together to help out, give back and heal. Whether that’s through donations, celebrating essential workers or reaching out to a neighbor in need, generosity […]