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#WHM2017, PiKA, and Phi Mu Delta’s 99th

March is Women’s History Month (#womenshistorymonth, #WHM, #WHM2017). Last year I highlighted an outstanding sorority woman each day in March. I might try to do that this year, too, but it is a big commitment and other things might keep me from … Continue reading

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Dorothy Canfield Fisher and the “Kappa Aunts” on KKΓ’s Founders’ Day

Happy Founders’ Day, Kappa Kappa Gamma. Kappa Kappa Gamma’s founders are Mary Moore “Minnie” Stewart, Anna Elizabeth Willits, Susan Burley Walker, Hanna Jeanette “Jennie” Boyd, Mary Louise “Lou” Bennett,  and Martha Louisa “Lou” Stevenson. Some of the founders recalled that the … Continue reading

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Madeleine Z. Doty, Prison Reformer and Alpha Omicron Pi

Although Alpha Omicron Pi was founded on January 2, 1897, its Founders’ Day celebration begins on December 8, Founder Stella George Stern Perry’s birthday. I wrote a post about AOPi on December 8. If you missed it, see http://wp.me/s20I1i-9389. One of … Continue reading

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10 Authors Who Are Sorority Women (Hint – Caddie Woodlawn, Kinsey Millhone, Atticus Finch, Too)

In honor of Women’s History Month, here is a list of noted authors who are National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) women. Limiting it to 10 women is quite difficult, especially when there are 26 NPC groups (and I did not address the … Continue reading

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“War Work” by NPC Groups During World War I

  World War I opened the doors to greater philanthropic efforts by the NPC groups. The war began in 1914 and although America did not enter it until 1917, the NPC magazines of that era tell about the hasty departures … Continue reading

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