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NPC’s Personalities Plus, Indianapolis, 93 Years Ago

From October 26-29, 1921, the 17th National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) meeting took place at the Claypool Hotel in Indianapolis. The venue was located at the corner of Illinois and Washington Streets. The meeting was chaired by Ethel Hayward Weston, Sigma Kappa. She … Continue reading

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Q. The Only NPC Meeting Held in January? A. The Baker Hotel, Dallas, 1926

The Baker Hotel in Dallas, Texas, was the site of the 19th National Panhellenic Congress (NPC), as the Conference was then known. It was the first time NPC met in the southwest and it remains the only time NPC met … Continue reading

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Veterans Day, Another Day to Recognize Philanthropy, and a Special Gift to the Circle of Sisterhood

Philanthropy has long been a part of National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) organizations. This week began with Veterans Day. President Woodrow Wilson, a member of Phi Kappa Psi, proclaimed November 11, 1919 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day. He said,  “To … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day Zeta Tau Alpha and a Tidbit About Dr. May Agness Hopkins

Zeta Tau Alpha, one of the “Farmville Four,” was founded by nine young women, Alice Maud Jones Horner, Frances Yancey Smith, Alice Bland Coleman, Ethel Coleman Van Name, Ruby Bland Leigh Orgain, Mary Campbell Jones Batte, Helen May Crafford, Della Lewis … Continue reading

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