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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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Goucher College – Home of a Once Thriving Women’s Fraternity System

  The Women’s College of Baltimore, today known as Goucher College, was founded in 1885 and graduated its first class in 1892.  It was one of the few women’s colleges hosting chapters of national women’s fraternities.  There is evidence of … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Early NPC Delegates During Women’s History Month

To celebrate Women’s History Month, I wrote this post about some of the early NPC delegates. It was published in the March 2013 Alumnae Panhellenics Newsletter. The National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) met for the first time on May 24, 1902 … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday May Lansfield Keller, the Iron Dean of Westhampton College

“American Girl German Ph.D.” read the second page headline in a 1904 edition of the New York Times.   May Lansfield Keller had been awarded a Ph.D. from the University of Heidelberg.  The headline conveys both the esteem with which the … Continue reading

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