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MacDowell Month: Making Music and Magic

By Lauren Filippini (Alpha Chi, Butler University), Editor As a music educator, Katie Wonderly (Gamma Tau, Oklahoma City University) is committed to sharing the joys of music with her students and with kids around the world. Growing up in a musical household, Katie always believed she was destined for Broadway; she reflects now, “Little did […]

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Winding Down

By Natalie Zepeda (Delta Pi, University of Tennessee, Knoxville) 2020. Strangely enough, those four numbers strung together hold a lot of emotion and energy. While the past year has been nothing short of “out of the ordinary,” there is one thing I am sure we have all experienced…living nonstop. One would think that stay-at-home orders, […]

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Anything But Ordinary

By Laura Knobel (Iota Alpha, Alumnae Initiates), assistant director of lifetime engagement A communications director in the metals industry in Birmingham, Alabama. A human resources specialist in Seattle, Washington. A Montessori paraprofessional and small business owner in Dayton, Ohio. Under ordinary circumstances, these women may have never interacted. However, 2020 has been anything but ordinary, […]

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Thankfulness as National President

By Lynne Herndon (Alpha Upsilon, The University of Alabama), National President There is something about the fall that I just love. Of course, that includes the change in the weather and college football. But the fall has many events, traditions and holidays that have thankfulness at their core. And maybe this year, 2020, and all […]

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A Global Day of Unity and Giving

In this time of uncertainty, there’s a fundamental truth that gives us hope – that together we can do extraordinary things. Over the past several months, the world has been coming together to help out, give back and heal. Whether that’s through donations, celebrating essential workers or reaching out to a neighbor in need, generosity […]

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Working From Home and Self-Care

By Natalie Zepeda (Delta Pi, University of Tennessee, Knoxville) Having a work-from-home (WFH) job as my first-ever career was a surprise to me, as I am sure that it was to many of us entering the job market just a few months ago. Having to work from home away from my coworkers, away from the […]

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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 […]

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Leading Through Change: Reflections on COVID-19

By Allison Summers Ajazi, associate director of education and leadership initiatives Change has been on all our minds. Whether you are a potential new member wondering what your collegiate experience may look like, a collegiate member wondering how your sisterhood will evolve in this new environment, or an alumnae sister finding new ways to stay […]