Category Archives: Alpha Sigma Tau

Gwen Frostic, Alpha Sigma Tau, on Founders’ Day #amazingsororitywomen

Happy Founders’ Day, Alpha Sigma Tau! On November 4, 1899, eight young women, Mable Chase, Ruth Dutcher, May Gephart, Harriet Marx, Eva O’Keefe, Adriance Rice, Helene Rice, and Mayene Tracy, formed a sorority at the Michigan State Normal College (now … Continue reading

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With a Little Help From My GLO Friends…

“I get by with a little help from my friends,” has been playing in my mind all morning, including the hour I spent in the dentist’s chair. I had nothing for a post in mind. I was toying with using … Continue reading

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#WHM – Mildred Doran, an Alpha Sigma Tau Aviator

Mildred Doran was a member of Alpha Sigma Tau’s Alpha chapter at Michigan State Normal College (now Eastern Michigan University). It’s hard for any of us who can get from the east coast to the west coast in several hours on a commercial … Continue reading

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The State by State Tour of Graves, Founding Sites, and HQs for NPC GLOs

In the process of compiling large amounts of information, there is a moment when I question my sanity. The point comes somewhere in the midst of spending too much time in research having too little to show for it, with … Continue reading

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Alpha Sigma Tau, Delta Upsilon, Calvin Coolidge, and the Suffragists

It’s hard to write a post on a day when there is so much to write about. It’s election day and it’s also the day when one of my favorite Phi Gamma Delta members (the one who was married to … Continue reading

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Alpha Sigma Tau and Delta Upsilon Celebrate Founders’ Day on the Same Day

On November 4, 1899, Alpha Sigma Tau was founded by eight young women, Mable Chase, Ruth Dutcher, May Gephart, Harriet Marx, Eva O’Keefe, Adriance Rice, Helene Rice, and Mayene Tracy. The event took place at the Michigan State Normal College (now Eastern … Continue reading

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Sisters Helping Sisters When Times Get Tough

In 2012, the 26 National Panhellenic Conference member groups (and/or their foundations) provided almost $3 million dollars in academic scholarships to their members to pursue undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies. In addition, most of the groups fund emergency grants to members. … Continue reading

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The 32nd NPC Meeting in Williamsburg, Founding Site of ΦΒK

From November 27-December 1, 1951, the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) met in Williamsburg, Virginia. Edith Reese Crabtree, Kappa Kappa Gamma, served as chairman. Alpha Phi Margaret Hutchinson served as secretary and Delta Gamma Mavis Mann was treasurer. The 11 associate … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day Alpha Sigma Tau

On November 4, 1899, eight young women, Mable Chase, Ruth Dutcher, May Gephart, Harriet Marx, Eva O’Keefe, Adriance Rice, Helene Rice, and Mayene Tracy, formed a sorority at the Michigan State Normal College (now Eastern Michigan University) in Ypsilanti, Michigan. … Continue reading

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The NPC Bouquet of Special Flowers

The official founding date of the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) is May 24, 1902. Eleven of the first twelve NPC meetings took place in Chicago. The 1911 NPC meeting took place on November 3-4 in nearby Evanston on the Northwestern … Continue reading

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