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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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Green With Envy – Sorority Conventions and a KD Blog Post

“Kappa Delta Wasn’t For Me” is a blog post written by Heather Burke, Kappa Delta’s Communications and Technology Manager. It begins, “I didn’t want to be a sorority woman. When I took a job at Kappa Delta National Headquarters in 2012, … 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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Alpha Sigma Tau and Delta Upsilon, Founded on 11/4

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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What Was So Normal About the College?

Michigan State Normal College was the founding site of Alpha Sigma Tau, one of the 26 National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) sororities. Michigan State Normal College is now Eastern Michigan University. Virginia’s Longwood University, the founding home of the Farmville Four … 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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Founders Who Were Sisters First and Then Became Sorority Sisters

Sisters, Sisters! Four of the 26 National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) women’s fraternities/sororities have a pair of real sisters among their founders. Marguerite and Estelle Shepard were students at Syracuse University when they helped found Alpha Gamma Delta. The sisters were … 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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