Tag Archives: Gamma Phi Beta

Grace Banker (Paddock), Gamma Phi Beta, #amazingsororitywomen, #WHM2017

Gamma Phi Beta Grace Banker joined Gamma Phi Beta at Barnard Colllege. Due to anti-fraternity sentiment, the chapter was short-lived. Banker was one of the women who served her country in World War I. Her service was in a unique … Continue reading

Posted in Barnard College, Gamma Phi Beta | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Grace Banker (Paddock), Gamma Phi Beta, #amazingsororitywomen, #WHM2017

Gamma Phi Carissima on Founders’ Day

Frances Haven grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Evanston, Illinois, as her father, Dr. Erastus Otis Haven, headed up the University of Michigan and then Northwestern University. When Dr. Haven was elected Chancellor of Syracuse University, Frances moved to Syracuse, … Continue reading

Posted in Fran Favorite, Gamma Phi Beta, Psi Upsilon, Syracuse University, University of Illinois | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Gamma Phi Carissima on Founders’ Day

Green With Envy – Sorority Conventions and a KD Blog Post

“Kappa Delta Wasn’t For Me” is a blog post written by Heather Burke, Kappa Delta’s Communications and Technology Manager. It begins, “I didn’t want to be a sorority woman. When I took a job at Kappa Delta National Headquarters in 2012, … Continue reading

Posted in Fran Favorite | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Green With Envy – Sorority Conventions and a KD Blog Post

W&J, a Wedding, a Rotary Dinner, a Walk in the Cemetery, and a P.E.O. B&B

This past weekend was a fun one for us. The Becque5 clan gained another +1. Officially we are the Becque5 +2 after last fall’s wedding of our daughter. I made the hotel reservations in early January and didn’t think more … Continue reading

Posted in Beta Theta Pi, Fran Favorite, P.E.O., Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Kappa Psi, Washington and Jefferson College | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on W&J, a Wedding, a Rotary Dinner, a Walk in the Cemetery, and a P.E.O. B&B

#WHM – Grace Smith Richmond, ΓΦΒ and Author

Grace Smith Richmond, an 1884 initiate Gamma Phi Beta’s Alpha chapter, was a much-loved author. The daughter of a clergyman, she married Nelson Guernsey Richmond, a doctor, in 1887. Two of her more memorable characters had these professions – Robert McPherson Black was … Continue reading

Posted in Fran Favorite, Gamma Phi Beta, Syracuse University, The Anchora of Delta Gamma | Tagged , , | Comments Off on #WHM – Grace Smith Richmond, ΓΦΒ and Author

#WHM – Harper Lee Embodied Her Panhellenic Creed

Today’s post was written by Christine Barr, a Gamma Phi Beta (Texas State University) who teaches English in Houston, Texas. She is a long time columnist for the Paris Post-Intelligencer. This post appeared in that paper on February 22, 2016 and … Continue reading

Posted in National Panhellenic Conference | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on #WHM – Harper Lee Embodied Her Panhellenic Creed

In the Land of the Illini Thinking of the ‘Cuse

Syracuse has been on my mind lately. I’m not in Syracuse, but this view as I walked out the door yesterday morning reminded me of the quad at Syracuse. The school’s colors even involve orange. And for many years both … Continue reading

Posted in Fran Favorite, Gamma Phi Beta, Pi Beta Phi, Psi Upsilon, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Syracuse University, University of Illinois | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on In the Land of the Illini Thinking of the ‘Cuse

11/11 Gamma Phi Beta’s Founding Day and Armistice Day

Frances Haven (Moss) grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Evanston, Illinois, as her father, Dr. Erastus Otis Haven, headed up the University of Michigan and then Northwestern University. When Dr. Haven was elected Chancellor of Syracuse University, Frances moved to … Continue reading

Posted in Fran Favorite, Gamma Phi Beta, Phi Kappa Psi, The Crescent of Gamma Phi Beta, University of Southern California, Zeta Psi | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 11/11 Gamma Phi Beta’s Founding Day and Armistice Day

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

Posted in Delta Gamma, Fran Favorite, Gamma Phi Beta, Indiana University, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Phi Kappa Psi, Sigma Phi Epsilon, University of California at Berkeley, University of Illinois | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on A Weeks’s Worth of GLO News

Phoenix Panhellenic Association’s $700,000+ of Scholarships and a Special Gift

The Phoenix Panhellenic Association (PPA) celebrated its 95th anniversary this weekend. I had the pleasure of being among the women of the PPA; they spend their year raising money to fund scholarships for sorority women attending Arizona universities. Since 1975, the PPA … Continue reading

Posted in Alpha Omicron Pi, Alpha Phi Quarterly, Fran Favorite, Gamma Phi Beta, University of California at Berkeley | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Phoenix Panhellenic Association’s $700,000+ of Scholarships and a Special Gift