Pearl Stone Partners

Summer Routines

By Courtney Schmidt (Managing Partner) With longer daylight hours, I find the summer months inspire in me a sense of opportunity – more time to spend outdoors in the sun, more time to squeeze in a few extra errands or accomplish a handful of additional projects, more time to catch up with friends and family, […]

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Dear Class of 2020

By Molleigh McCann (Epsilon, University of Southern California) First off, I know you have probably heard it 1,000 times by now, but I am so sorry. I’m sorry that you aren’t getting the picture-perfect ending to your collegiate experience. But what I am here to tell you is that your Alpha Chi Omega experience is […]

Pearl Stone Partners

Mixing Up Routines

Spring typically includes traditions, rites of passage, milestone events, annual celebrations and shared experiences like graduation, prom, Mother’s Day, and Memorial Day weekend. These are times, in my experience at least, when people come together to celebrate. However, due to COVID-19, spring (and summer) 2020 have been notable for its stay-at-home orders, rapid news stories […]

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Star Challenge: The Impact You’re Making

By Kene Orakwue (Delta Mu, University of Massachusetts)  One of the many programs, events and experiences supported by the Foundation’s Real. Strong. Women.® Fund, Leadership Academy is Alpha Chi Omega’s premier training for chapter presidents and executive board officers. Each year, two former chapter presidents and attendees serve as Leadership Academy interns, responsible for assisting […]

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Be a Champion of Change During Star Challenge

“To see and appreciate all that is noble in another…”  – The Symphony of Alpha Chi Omega The Alpha Chi Omega Foundation is committed to its mission: to realize and sustain the educational and philanthropic values of Alpha Chi Omega through successful fundraising and stewardship. Generous gifts from our members and friends enhance the Real. […]

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From the Front Line

By Carla Sieber (Zeta Xi, University of North Carolina at Greensboro) Working in healthcare, I kept a close watch on the COVID-19 numbers worldwide. When the virus began to spread in the United States, New York City quickly became known as the epicenter. I knew I wanted to help. I live in Tampa, Florida and […]


Dear Senior Sister

Dear senior sister, I think it is safe to assume that the last weeks of your senior year did not go as you expected. Campus closures, online classes and canceled events have changed everything over the last couple of months. As I thought about all the things you likely did not get to experience, I […]