Tag Archives: Dr. Charles Richardson

January 9 and a Look Back to January 8

Yesterday, January 8, was spent in a car driving from Florida to Illinois. I sat in the back seat between our two dogs. For one day, they had my undivided presence and attention. Yesterday was also my birthday. It’s a … Continue reading

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Ernie Ovitz, Elvis, Sis Doc, and More

Sometimes when I am knee deep in a project, I need to divert my attention for a few minutes to help get me past a stumbling block. The first of yesterday’s diversions was Ernest G. “Ernie” Ovitz, a member of the … Continue reading

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4Σ + 2Κ + 2Φ +Α + Δ + Λ + Π + Ρ + Υ = 5 Founders’ Days

Five GLOs were founded on December 10. The theme of the foundings is a common one in the history of Greek-letter organizations, “let’s found a society of our own.” The University of Virginia was the founding campus of the oldest … Continue reading

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“Sis Doc,” Kappa Sigma and Chi Omega, Born 150 Years Ago Today!

Dr. Charles Richardson, a Fayetteville, Arkansas, dentist, was born 150 years ago today, on January 8, 1864, in Rich Valley, Virginia. He was one of 11 children.  He did his undergraduate work at Emory & Henry College in Virginia and … Continue reading

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The ΧΩ Connection – Founders’ Day and a Greek Theater at the University of Arkansas

Happy Founders’ Day to Chi Omega!  With the help of a Fayetteville dentist, Kappa Sigma Dr. Charles Richardson, Chi Omega was founded by Ina Mae Boles, Jean Vincenheller, Jobelle Holcombe, and Alice Simonds on April 5, 1895 at the University of … Continue reading

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