Tag Archives: Bettie Locke

Kappa Alpha Theta and the First Phi Beta Kappa Women

Kappa Alpha Theta was founded at Indiana Asbury University (now DePauw University) in Greencastle, Indiana. The force behind the founding was one of the first women admitted to the college. Her name was Bettie Locke. On January 27, 1870, Bettie Locke (Hamilton) stood … Continue reading

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Monday in GLO History Land

On Saturday, the Southern Illinois Alumnae Club of Pi Beta Phi met for a quickly arranged luncheon at a local restaurant. For most of its 24 years, the club has had a dozen dues paying members. That does not sound … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Circle of Sisterhood on Go Red for Women Day®

Last week, driving from southern Illinois to Indianapolis, I found myself about an hour ahead of schedule, so when I came upon the Greencastle exit, I took it. My quest was to get a glimpse of the DePauw University campus. In … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day @BettieLocke and Kappa Alpha Theta!

Today marks Kappa Alpha Theta’s 144th birthday. Whenever I see a tweet from @BettieLocke I wonder how the Thetas managed to make a 164-year-old woman so tech savvy. Seriously though, I have great admiration for Bettie Locke. I’ve included this … Continue reading

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