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 […]

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We All Have a Role in DVA

By Emily Martin Floyd (Theta Upsilon, University of South Carolina) It wasn’t until my sophomore year of college that I really took the notion of joining a sorority at the University of South Carolina seriously. I had gone through a few rounds my freshman year but dropped out shortly after; the process was overwhelming, I […]


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 […]

Impact Leadership Learning

Mutual Respect and Healthy Relationships in Leadership

As we reflect on the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, our Panhellenic sister (Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority, Cornell University), in September of 2020, it is important to consider her approach to leadership through healthy relationships and mutual respect: “Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will […]

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Lifelong Learning About DVA

By Teresa Huang (Theta Omicron, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Content warning: This post includes references to domestic violence and dating abuse. If you or someone you know needs help, visit, call 866-331-9474 or text “LOVEIS” to the same number. “Has something like this happened to you?” It’s a question I’ve gotten repeatedly throughout my […]


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 […]


COVID-19 & Domestic Violence Awareness

By Allison Summers, assistant director of education and leadership initiatives As the world embarks on a journey to better understand the current realities of social distancing and shelter-in-place orders, it is important as a community to better understand what this can mean for those impacted by unhealthy relationships, domestic violence and sexual assault. Safety is […]

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Serving Support for DVA

This trailblazing sister combined her love of Alpha Chi Omega and her business to make an impact in her community. By Courtney Servaes (Omicron, Baker University) The first time Madison Mater and I met, she was interviewing for a position at my brewery, Servaes Brewing Company, which had recently opened in Shawnee, Kansas. It became […]

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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 […]