Sisterhood

When Sisterhood Goes Virtual: Tips for alumnae and collegians to stay connected and healthy

By Lauren Filippini (Alpha Chi, Butler), editor As the world grapples with the impact of COVID-19, Alpha Chi Omega recognizes the effects on our sisterhood. Campuses are closing, events are being canceled and social distancing is keeping us away from each other. As a relationship-based organization, Alpha Chi Omega relies on the connections between sisters. […]

Sisterhood

Long Live the Lyre (Badge)

By Jen Wallach (Iota Chi, Middle Tennessee State University), Associate Director of Education and Leadership Initiatives As with most things, the advancement of time brings about change in Alpha Chi Omega. Since 1885, we’ve seen our sisterhood grow from one chapter to 146 (with more to come!), from seven Founders to 280,000 initiated members. Just […]

Events Sisterhood

First-Time Convention Attendee Guide

Never been to an Alpha Chi Omega convention before? Here’s what you can expect in Baltimore! You will perform the business of the Fraternity. Delegates will vote on the next National Council and other business. You will learn about Alpha Chi and yourself. Dozens of education sessions will help you develop personally, professionally and in […]

Leadership Learning Sisterhood

Women & Wisdom: Empowering Sisters through Mentoring

We asked a mentorship pair to tell us about their experience with the Women & Wisdom program. Hear firsthand from Lexi and Iris about the impact of this mentoring experience! Mentee Name: Lexi Bard Chapter: Kappa Upsilon (Florida International University) Major: Political Science, International Relations Graduation Year: 2019 Q: Why did you join the Women […]

Learning Sisterhood

Instagram Versus Real Life

By Lisa Young Stiers (Epsilon Omicron, Indiana State University) Originally published in the fall 2017 Lyre; updated and condensed for this blog “A picture is worth a thousand words” could be the rally cry for millions of Instagram lovers. Beautiful pictures — sharing stories of friendship, sisterhood, adventure and life — are the foundation of […]

Sisterhood

You’re an Alumna, Now What?

By Erica N. Brown, Epsilon Theta (California State University, Sacramento) You may have heard the saying, “It’s not four years, it’s for life!” Whether you were in the chapter for four years or just one semester/quarter, sorority and sisterhood doesn’t end when you become an alumna. Or at least it shouldn’t! You’ve gone through Hall […]