Tag Archives: Cottey College

Day of the Girl / Circle of Sisterhood / Cottey College

I had no intention of writing a post today. However, I knew this morning, while sipping coffee and skimming social media, that I needed to write a post. After walking the dogs and having thoughts spin around in my head, … Continue reading

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#WHM – Blanche Skiff Ross, Alpha Chi Omega and P.E.O.

Perhaps writing a post a day during #WHM about a notable sorority woman wasn’t the best idea I’ve ever had. I’d hoped to focus on women who have made notable contributions but who might not be as well known as others. … Continue reading

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The @GLOHistory Twitter Feed – a ΘΧ Mustang, ΦΚΘ, ΧΩ’s PBS Inquiry , a New ΦΚΨ House, and a ΠBΦ Connection

Some days I have no idea what I will write about. Yes, I have a calendar with the founding dates and other important events and I consult it regularly. Somedays, I just go to the twitter posts I favorited. Phi Theta … Continue reading

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Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and Its Cottey College Connection

Phi Theta Kappa  is the international honor society for students in two-year college programs. Eligible members can be enrolled in programs at community and junior colleges or in Associate’s programs at four-year institutions. Patterned on the four-year senior honor society, … Continue reading

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P.E.O. Bling – Supporting the Education of Women

“If someone doesn’t outbid her, you know it’ll soon be the subject of a blog post!” said my favorite Presbyterian pastor at our P.E.O. chapter’s annual fundraiser. And here the post is! The collection of P.E.O. themed items that our chapter president … Continue reading

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Cottey College – Owned by Women for Women

Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri, was chartered in 1887. It is the only nonsectarian college owned by women for women and it began as the dream of one woman, Virginia Alice Cottey Stockard. Her inspiration was Mary Lyon, founder of … Continue reading

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The ELF That Was Born After the P.E.O.s Met in St. Louis in 1904

One of the oldest loan funds sponsored by a women’s organization has its roots in the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair, the name by which the Louisiana Purchase Exposition is better known. Although the fair was planned for the centennial … Continue reading

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