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It’s Founders’ Day for Delta Gamma and Phi Delta Theta

March 15 is the day on which both Delta Gamma and Phi Delta Theta celebrate Founders’ Day. The organizations are also connected by the efforts of a Phi Delt who was also an initiated member of Delta Gamma. It is … Continue reading

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Happy 200th to Indiana and Its Importance in Women’s Fraternity History

Happy 200th Birthday to the state of  Indiana. On December 11, 1816, Indiana became the 19th state. Today Indiana is home to many GLO headquarters, but its importance in the history of women’s fraternities happened about a century and a … 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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#WHM – Mary Thompson Stevens, M.D., Delta Gamma

Today is the date on which Delta Gamma and Phi Delta Theta celebrate Founders’ Day. (For information about the connection these two organizations share, see http://wp.me/p20I1i-AS). I wish them both a very Happy Founders’ Day, but it is an amazing Delta … Continue reading

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#WHM – Carlotta Joaquina Maury, Ph.D., Delta Gamma

Today, March 7, the first Monday in March 2016, is the National Panhellenic Conference’s International Badge Day. It’s a day for NPC women to wear the badge (pin) which signifies membership in one of the 26 NPC organizations. Other Greek-letter … Continue reading

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Phi Delta Theta’s 167th on Boxing Day

The previous post focused on the disappointment of three young women, Eva Webb, Anna Boyd, and Mary Comfort, who were unable to travel from the Lewis School in Oxford, Mississippi, to their homes about 100 miles away in Kosciusko during … Continue reading

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Bells on Bobtail Ring

Sometimes the most wonderful things have their roots in disappointment. Imagine three young women, Eva, her cousin Anna, and their schoolmate Mary, students at a women’s school in Oxford, Mississippi. The weather in Mississippi near Christmas of 1873 must have been fairly … Continue reading

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Off on Tangents – Zarzoliers and a Photo on eBay

Last night, I received an e-mail question and a facebook message. Both set me off on some research and led me to write this post. The first question was about a member of the Pi Phi chapter at Ohio State. … Continue reading

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A Weeks’s Worth of GLO News

Here are some of the articles I’ve read over the past week: The inaugural Phillip A. Cox Volunteer Institute honors Sigma Phi Epsilon’s immediate past Grand President. Cox served from 2013-15 while at the same time battling cancer. The institute was funded during the 2015 Conclave … Continue reading

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The Best Fraternity? The Best Sorority?

I dislike all those “the five sororities that everyone wants to join” or the “top ten fraternities to join if you want to be President of the United States” posts on the internet. They are bogus in my book and serve … Continue reading

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