Sisterhood

The Power of PACE To Bring Sisters Together

By Allyson Vander Broek (Delta Sigma, University of the Pacific) Imagine moving to a foreign country for work. Sounds pretty exciting, right? It’s probably a job promotion, you’ll have opportunities for travel and will get to learn (or improve) a foreign language. On the other hand, you are leaving everything familiar behind like friends, extended […]

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Ask an Alpha Chi – Pride Month Edition: Kate Smith

In honor of our seven Founders, we get to know one Alpha Chi Omega through seven questions. Each June, we recognize LGBTQ Pride Month. Alpha Chi Omega shares informative resources and highlights the individual experiences of sisters who identify as LGBTQ – like Kate Smith, a collegiate member of our Zeta Omicron (Vanderbilt University) chapter. […]

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Ask an Alpha Chi: Star Challenge Edition

In honor of our seven Founders, we get to know one Alpha Chi Omega (and one of our favorite Foundation campaigns) through seven questions. We sat down with Anne Teaford-Cantor (Alpha Psi, UCLA), who has attended Alpha Chi Omega national conventions since 1974. She currently serves as a trustee for the Alpha Chi Omega Foundation […]

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Growth and Support

A Pride Month Reflection Each June, we recognize LGBTQ Pride Month. Alpha Chi Omega shares informative resources and highlights the individual experiences of sisters who identify as LGBTQ – like Madison Wilson, a collegiate member of our Kappa Rho (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) chapter. From her first COB meeting, Madison Wilson felt welcomed […]

Sisterhood

Finding a Best Friend

By Brooke Radnor (Gamma Omicron, Marshall University) Once in a while, the Universe just gives you a sign that lets you know everything is “as it should be.” I graduated from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia where I was very active in the Gamma Omicron chapter of Alpha Chi Omega. I loved every moment […]

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Six Snappy Jewelry Trends to Snag this Summer

By Herff Jones, official jeweler of Alpha Chi Omega and 2022 National Convention Olympian Sponsor In preparation for what’s sure to be an exciting in-person convention this summer, below is a short list of beautiful Alpha Chi Omega jewelry to consider. Shop online at your convenience or if you prefer to shop while at convention, […]

Sisterhood

Coworkers to Volunteers to Lifelong Friends

By Sasha Williams (Epsilon, University of Southern California) When I lived in Florida, I had plans to take a coworker, Alycia Seevers, out to lunch. Since she worked in a different office than me, I was picking her up so we could drive to lunch together. I had recently attended a Delta Pi Delta (Florida […]

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My Journey to Authenticity

By Priscilla Blackie Varner (Theta Sigma, University of North Florida)     My name is Priscilla Blackie Varner, and I was born in Charleston, South Carolina on August 5, 1972. My mom (a former race car driver) and my dad (always a troublemaker) met in summer school and married when my dad returned after serving […]

Campus Service

Building a Legacy of Philanthropy

By Grace Gardner (Theta Upsilon, University of South Carolina), assistant director of education and leadership initiatives When asked why they joined Alpha Chi Omega, many women share that they were drawn to our national philanthropy, domestic violence awareness. As issues that primarily affect women, domestic violence awareness and, by extension, sexual assault awareness and prevention […]