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 […]

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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Ask an Alpha Chi: Sophia Casey

In honor of our seven Founders, we get to know one Alpha Chi Omega through seven questions. Sophia Casey (Tau, Brenau University) Not only is Sophia the president of Tau chapter, she also is helping her classmates during the COVID-19 pandemic. Her T-shirt fundraiser for Brenau’s Emergency Student Assistance Fund brought in more than $4,500 […]

Campus Learning

Their Culture is Not Your Costume

Note: This blog was published in 2019. While the advice about respect for cultures holds true this year (and every year), we also want to remind you to follow all local and campus restrictions regarding COVID-19, including gathering sizes, mask requirements and social distancing. Stay safe and respectful! By Devin Hall, assistant director of new […]

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Be Your Own Bartender: A Look at This Fall’s Educational Poster

By Devin Hall, Assistant Director of Prevention Education It’s that time of year again. The weather is cool, the leaves are starting to change, the social events are scheduled and the weekend tailgates are in full swing. For those who choose to drink, this time of year can bring on risky behaviors, so it is […]

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From the Facilitator Perspective: How Let’s Talk Love is Changing the Conversation

Meredith Blaine (Beta Omega, The University of Toledo) has served as a volunteer for the Let’s Talk Love rotational program since its inception in 2016. She is currently a stay-at-home mom who fills her time with volunteering for her kids’ local Cub Scout pack, advising the vice president intellectual development at Beta Omega chapter and […]

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From the Nonprofit Perspective: Zeta Pi’s Impact on A New Leaf

By: Tia Ferrara (Beta Lambda, University of Arizona), Philanthropy Associate for A New Leaf The Zeta Pi chapter of Alpha Chi Omega at Arizona State University goes above and beyond for their local community! A New Leaf is privileged to be the local nonprofit that the Zeta Pi chapter has partnered with. Together, we advocate […]

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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 […]