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 […]


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, […]


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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Convention Page Reflection

From helping out at ceremonies to deepening her connection to Alpha Chi Omega, Katie Ault (Beta Delta, College of William & Mary) looks back fondly on her experience as a 2018 convention page. It’s not too late to apply to serve as a page this year in Bellevue – applications close March 13!  Why did […]

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Welcoming Our 300,000th Member!

What started with seven young women at DePauw University has grown into a sisterhood of hundreds of thousands of real, strong women. We’re thrilled to welcome Lily Heddinghaus from the Delta Omega chapter at University of Kentucky as Alpha Chi Omega’s 300,000th initiated member! As part of our Ask an Alpha Chi blog series, we […]


Founders’ Day: Sisterhood Then and Now

By Lynne Herndon (Alpha Upsilon, The University of Alabama), National President As we approach October 15, 2021, and our 136th Founders’ Day, I am filled with excitement and appreciation. It is amazing to think about our seven Founders and the foresight they had to create the first Greek-letter social fraternity for women enrolled in a […]

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Safe Sisterhood

By Skylar McAuliffe and Madison Williamson (Kappa Nu, Carnegie Mellon University) When you walk in the doors of the Kappa Nu chapter at Carnegie Mellon University, you are immediately welcomed into a loving and safe environment. As Alpha Chi Omegas who support domestic violence awareness, it is important to us to have the ability to […]

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Coming Out and Finding Support

By Graciella Bocanegra (Zeta Omega, Western Carolina University) I was around 13 when I first came out to someone, and I can honestly say it was one of the scariest things I have ever done. My best friend at the time and I were sitting on her bed watching television, and I remember thinking that […]

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Authentically Me

Advocating for Myself and Others Through My Journey with Narcolepsy By Dayle Lane (Tau, Brenau University) This article is an excerpt of a longer piece shared in the summer 2021 Lyre. Visit our website to learn how you can receive The Lyre. I remember walking in the hallway as I headed to class in the […]