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The World Needs You Here

A blog post from Active Minds for National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month Content warning: This blog post mentions mental illness and suicide. In the United States, September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. This a particularly important topic on college campuses as suicide remains the second leading cause of death in young adults. […]

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Survivors of All Identities

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2021 By Allison Summers Ajazi, associate director of education and leadership initiatives Content warning: This post contains information about sexual assault and/or relationship violence which may be triggering to survivors. Alpha Chi Omega’s national philanthropy is domestic violence awareness. In this philanthropic work, our goal is to prevent sexual assault, promote healthy […]

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Leadership Through Civic Engagement

An interview conducted by Becca Berkey (Alpha Chi, Butler University) As a leader within her own community as the director of community-engaged teaching & research at Northeastern University, Becca Berkey, an Alpha Chi Omega volunteer leadership development specialist, shares the impact of civic engagement by interviewing her friend and colleague, Stephanie King. Stephanie serves as […]

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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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What You Say to Survivors Matters

By Allison Summers, assistant director of education and leadership initiatives In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness month, Alpha Chi Omega was joined by RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network) as its first sorority partner to host a webinar focusing on supporting young survivors. We were joined by collegians, alumnae and nonmembers to learn about […]

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#AXOLA20

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 […]