Category Archives: Delta Phi Epsilon

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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A Busy Weekend for GLO Members

This past weekend was a busy one in the GLO world. Founders’ Day celebrations, International Reunion Day festivities for my Alpha Gamma Delta friends, philanthropies galore, Awards celebrations and a few Spring Formals, too. I spent Saturday morning at a … 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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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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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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Today Marks 135 Years of Greek Life in Canada!

Today, March 27, 2014, marks 135 years of Greek life in Canada. Zeta Psi became the first fraternity in Canada when its chapter at the University of Toronto was chartered on March 27, 1879. Zeta Psi’s Grand Chapter met in … 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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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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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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Female Senators and Their Sorority Affiliations – 2012 Edition

The 2017 updated edition of this post is at http://wp.me/p20I1i-3td. A number female senators are members of National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) and National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) women’s fraternities/sororities. This is the 2012 edition. To see the updated 2014 edition, visit http://wp.me/p20I1i-1UE. Chi Omega Blanche … Continue reading

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