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“Your Chapter Is Not Yours . . . It Is In Your Keeping.”

“People support what they help to create,” and “Your chapter is not yours . . . it is in your keeping,” were two of the gems said by Sarah Ruth “Sis” Mullis, a legend among Pi Phis at the organization’s … Continue reading

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11/22/33, Mildred McCann Balfour, Mrs. Lloyd G., Became a Pi Phi

November 22, 1933, 11/22/33, was hopefully an important and happy one in the life of Mildred McCann Balfour, the wife of Lloyd G. Balfour. On that day, she became an alumna initiate of the Illinois Zeta Chapter of Pi Beta … Continue reading

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December 7, 1941 About a Week After the Joint NIC-NPC Meeting

December 7, 1941, is a day that has lived in infamy. A little more than a week earlier, fraternity men and women were meeting in New York City at the first joint meeting of the National Interfraternity Conference (NIC) and … Continue reading

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About L.G. Balfour on Sigma Chi’s Founders’ Day

Sigma Chi was founded on June 28, 1855 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Lloyd Garfield “Bally” Balfour, a Sigma Chi from the Lambda Chapter at Indiana University, remains one of its most illustrious members. Although he earned a law … Continue reading

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With Thoughts of L.G. Balfour and Company

In 1997, the National Panhellenic Conference, the umbrella organization for 26 women’s fraternities/sororities, began celebrating International Badge Day to honor sisterhood. This is the fourth year that the National Pan-Hellenic Council Inc., the National Multicultural Greek Council, the National Asian … Continue reading

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