Category Archives: Delta Zeta

“Here’s the Story of a Lovely Lady” – Florence Henderson, Delta Zeta

“Here’s the story of a lovely lady” can only mean one thing – The Brady Bunch. Carol Brady, the All-American mom, was played by Florence Henderson. Although she began her career on Broadway, she is mainly known for her role as … Continue reading

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A Celebration Day for Delta Zeta and Alpha Epsilon Phi

October 24 is day upon which two NPC groups were founded. Celebrating today are Delta Zeta and Alpha Epsilon Phi.   Delta Zeta was founded at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, on October 24, 1902. Its founders are Alfa Lloyd, Mary Collins, Anna … 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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Old Newspapers, a Mentor, a Golf Tournament, and Jeopardy!

I chuckle when people say they want to return to the “good old days.” As one who looks at old newspapers on a regular basis, it’s evident that bad things happened in the “good old days.” One of these events … Continue reading

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Delta Zeta and Alpha Epsilon Phi, Founders’ Day Twins

October 24 is a founding date which is shared by two National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) organizations, Delta Zeta and Alpha Epsilon Phi. In 1902, Delta Zeta was founded at Miami University in Ohio; Alpha Epsilon Phi began in 1909 at Barnard College … Continue reading

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100 Years of Sisterhood – A Centennial Celebration K-State Style!

I spent the weekend celebrating a wonderful Centennial. Pi Beta Phi’s chapter at Kansas State University turned 100. I would venture to guess that no college woman going through recruitment makes her decision based on an upcoming chapter anniversary. Yet, chapter anniversaries … 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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Delta Zeta and Alpha Epsilon Phi Founded on October 24, Seven Years Apart, With a Broadway Twist

Delta Zeta and Alpha Epsilon Phi, both members of the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC), were founded on October 24. In 1902, Delta Zeta made its debut at Miami University in Ohio; Alpha Epsilon Phi was founded in 1909 at Barnard College in New … Continue reading

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“Service in Common” on Memorial Day 2014

On Memorial Day 2014, I thank the men and women who gave their lives so that others could live. World Wars I and II had a profound effect on the fraternity system. Many fraternity men went off to war.  The … Continue reading

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10 Sorority Women From the Golden Age of Television

To close out Women’s History Month, 10 sorority women from television’s earlier years are spotlighted. Today’s college students cannot possibly fathom what life was like in those days when there were only a handful of channels on the television – … Continue reading

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