Category Archives: New York University

On Delta Phi Epsilon’s Centennial, Happy 100th!

On March 17, 1917, on hundred years ago today, five coeds at Washington Square College Law, a Division of New York University, founded Delta Phi Epsilon. The DIMES, as they are referred to, are Dorothy Cohen Schwartzman, Ida Bienstock Landau, Minna … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day, Zeta Psi!

Zeta Psi was founded on June 1, 1847 at New York University. John Bradt Yates Sommers, John Moon Skillman, and William Henry Dayton are its founders. The NYU chapter is the Phi chapter.  In trying to figure out what to write … Continue reading

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#WHM – Ida Bienstock Landau on Delta Phi Epsilon’s Founders’ Day

On March 17, 1917, five coeds at Washington Square College Law, a Division of New York University, founded Delta Phi Epsilon. The DIMES, as they are referred to, are Dorothy Cohen Schwartzman, Ida Bienstock Landau, Minna Goldsmith Mahler, Eva Effron Robin, … Continue reading

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Madeleine Z. Doty, Prison Reformer and Alpha Omicron Pi

Although Alpha Omicron Pi was founded on January 2, 1897, its Founders’ Day celebration begins on December 8, Founder Stella George Stern Perry’s birthday. I wrote a post about AOPi on December 8. If you missed it, see http://wp.me/s20I1i-9389. One of … Continue reading

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Zeta Psi and Fred Nymeyer, a Dedicated Illini

Zeta Psi was founded on June 1, 1847 at New York University. John Bradt Yates Sommers, John Moon Skillman, and William Henry Dayton are its founders. The NYU chapter is the Phi chapter.  In trying to figure out what to write … Continue reading

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Delta Phi Epsilon and Phi Kappa Tau on St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! March 17 is the birthday of two Greek-letter organizations founded 11 years apart. Phi Kappa Tau was founded in 1906 as a non-fraternity; Delta Phi Epsilon was founded in 1917 by young women studying law. On March 17, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Delta Phi Epsilon and Phi Kappa Tau!

March 17 is the birthday of two Greek-letter organizations founded 11 years apart. The fraternity was founded in 1906 as a non-fraternity; the sorority was founded in 1917 by young women studying law. On March 17, 1917, five coeds at … Continue reading

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Saving Mr. Banks, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, and It’s a Wonderful Life: What’s Playing at the Movies GLO Style

Just saw Saving Mr. Banks.  It’s a terrific movie and I highly recommend it! Melanie Paxton, who portrays Disney’s Secretary, Dolly, is a Pi Beta Phi who was initiated into the chapter at the University of Missouri. Needless to say, I think she … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Birthday, Alpha Epsilon Pi!

Although the celebration took place in New York City this past August, today is the day when Alpha Epsilon Pi turns 100 years old. A century ago, the seven men who decided to found a fraternity of their own received … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day Delta Phi Epsilon Albeit a Bit Bittersweet

On March 17, 1917, Minna Goldsmith (Mahler), Eva Effron (Robin), Ida Bienstock (Landau), Sylvia Steierman (Cohn) and Dorothy Cohen (Schwartzman), students at New York University Law School, founded Delta Phi Epsilon. Five years later, the organization was formally incorporated in … Continue reading

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