Tag Archives: Alpha Phi

History Matters

The cornerstone for the first building on Syracuse University’s campus, the Hall of Languages, the one pictured above, was laid on September 1, 1871. It was dedicated on May 8, 1873. Sometime between those two events, Alpha Phi was founded. … Continue reading

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#HearHerHarvard – Let Harvard Women Associate Freely and Without Penalty

The Panhellenic women at Harvard University – the members of Kappa Alpha Theta, Delta Gamma, and Alpha Phi – operate under extreme conditions at America’s oldest higher education institution, Harvard University. #HearHerHarvard is a campaign to bring this discrimination and … Continue reading

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October 10, Happy Founders’ Day x 4

October 10, 1872 – Alpha Phi, founded at Syracuse University. It is the oldest of the Syracuse triad of NPC organizations founded at Syracuse.  In September of 1872, Martha Foote (Crowe), Clara Sittser (Williams), and Kate Hogoboom (Gilbert) pondered the thought of … Continue reading

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Eva Orrick Bandel Wilson, Alpha Phi, #amazingsororitywomen #WHM2017

In 1897, Evalina “Eva” Orrick Bandel graduated from the Woman’s College of Baltimore before it changed its name to Goucher College. During her years there, she joined the Zeta Chapter of Alpha Phi. After graduation, her plans were to study … Continue reading

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Alpha Phi – A Society and Chapter House of Its Own

On September 18, 1872, Martha Foote (Crow) visited her friends Clara Sittser (Williams) and Kate Hogoboom (Gilbert), They were students at Syracuse University.  At that time, there was a men’s fraternity at Syracuse. The Delta Kappa Epsilon chapter was founded in … Continue reading

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Monday GLO Musings

Hazing Awareness Prevention Week begins today. Sigma Nu’s #40Answers campaign preceded it. I have something I am writing for Hazing Awareness Prevention Week, but it’s still in the early stages. Hopefully, it will appear later this week. *** It’s Founders’ Day for Iota … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy Thy Name Is Harvard

Update 7/13/2017 – On July 12, 2017, a Harvard University faculty committee, in a 22-page report, recommended that Harvard students be forbidden from joining fraternities, sororities, and similar organizations, including ones that include both men and women as members. The … 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 – Annie Marie Tremaine, M.D., Alpha Phi

Today an Alpha Phi doctor makes an appearance. Her name was Annie Marie Tremaine. She became a member of the Delta Chapter of Alpha Phi in 1895. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and her thesis was titled,  “A Study … Continue reading

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#GoRedForWomen With a Splash of Sigma Chi

Heart disease is a killer. More women die from the complications of heart disease than all cancers combined. Today, February 5, is Wear Red Day. These are some of the posts from my twitter feed. Alpha Phi Foundation ‏@APhiFoundation  Today’s the … Continue reading

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