Category Archives: University of Arkansas

On Chi Omega’s Founders’ Day, Another #amazingsororitywoman

Chi Omega was founded on April 5, 1895 at the University of Arkansas. Ina May Boles, Jean Vincenheller, Jobelle Holcombe, and Alice Simonds, with guidance from Fayetteville dentist, Dr. Charles Richardson, a Kappa Sigma, created the organization. Dr. Richardson was known … Continue reading

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Get By With a Little Help From My Friends…

My dog walking route includes a mimosa tree. At the end of fall, when the leaves were down, I noticed a branch which was no longer attached to the trunk of the tree, but it was held in place by … Continue reading

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April 5, 1895, Chi Omega, and Mary C. Love Collins

Happy Founders’ Day to Chi Omega! It was founded on April 5, 1895 at the University of Arkansas. Ina May Boles, Jean Vincenheller, Jobelle Holcombe, and Alice Simonds, with guidance from Fayetteville dentist, Dr. Charles Richardson, a Kappa Sigma, created the … Continue reading

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GLO News From Arkansas to Southern Illinois

This has been an important week for Chi Omega. On Wednesday, the Chi Omega Greek Theatre at the University of Arkansas was rededicated after undergoing a renovation. Today, there is a groundbreaking for a new Chi Omega chapter house. My … Continue reading

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Sis Doc, the Lucky Xs, and More

Today, January 8, is the date of Dr. Charles Richardson’s birth. If he was still alive he’d be a well preserved 151.  A Fayetteville, Arkansas, dentist, he did his undergraduate work at Emory & Henry College in Virginia and then studied dentistry … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day, Chi Omega!

Chi Omega was founded on April 5, 1895 at the University of Arkansas. Ina May Boles, Jean Vincenheller, Jobelle Holcombe, and Alice Simonds, with guidance from Fayetteville dentist, Dr. Charles Richardson, a Kappa Sigma, created the organization. Dr. Richardson was known … Continue reading

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“Sis Doc,” Kappa Sigma and Chi Omega, Born 150 Years Ago Today!

Dr. Charles Richardson, a Fayetteville, Arkansas, dentist, was born 150 years ago today, on January 8, 1864, in Rich Valley, Virginia. He was one of 11 children.  He did his undergraduate work at Emory & Henry College in Virginia and … Continue reading

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Radio City Music Hall, Dian Fossey, Apollo 8, and the Field Gate – the 12/27 Edition

12/27/1932 – Radio City Music Hall opened in New York City. It was designed by Edward Durell Stone. Donald Deskey did the art deco interior designs. Stone attended the University of Arkansas where he was a member of Sigma Nu. … Continue reading

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On Another Friday, the 13th, 106 Years Ago, a ΧΩ Founder Chaired the 6th NPC Meeting

In 1907, September the 13th fell on a Friday, too. The 6th National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) meeting started on that day. NPC was then known as the Inter-Sorority Conference; it went though several name changes in its early years, as this … Continue reading

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The ΧΩ Connection – Founders’ Day and a Greek Theater at the University of Arkansas

Happy Founders’ Day to Chi Omega!  With the help of a Fayetteville dentist, Kappa Sigma Dr. Charles Richardson, Chi Omega was founded by Ina Mae Boles, Jean Vincenheller, Jobelle Holcombe, and Alice Simonds on April 5, 1895 at the University of … Continue reading

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