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Miss America Voting and News from Gatlinburg

There are sorority women competing in the Miss America 2018 contest. You can help make one of them the People’s Choice Candidate. Vote once a day at  www.missamerica.org/vote/. Voting closes on September 5th! For the list of sorority women competing in the … Continue reading

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Monday GLO Mailbag

A friend who attended the AAUW convention sent me a note about Julia T. Brown, the newly-installed Chairman of the AAUW Board (no longer President). Brown in a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. *** I also realize that … Continue reading

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Miss America 2017 on Alpha Tau Omega’s Founding Day

It’s September 11, and Miss America 2017 will be crowned tonight. See http://wp.me/P20I1i-2Hz for the list of sorority women who will be competing. I’ll be live blogging it. Today, too, a day to honor those who were killed on that … Continue reading

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Congratulations Grace Burgess, Alpha Gamma Delta on Winning Talent!

Miss America 2017 will be chosen on September 11, 2016, but the contestants have been in Atlantic City and the preliminaries competitions are underway. Yesterday, two preliminary winners were named. Cierra Jackson, Miss District of Columbia, took the swimsuit competition honors, winning  a … Continue reading

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Sorority Women Wearing Crowns – Miss USA and Miss America

Congratulations to Olivia Jordan, Miss Oklahoma USA, an Alpha Phi (Boston University), who was recently crowned Miss USA 2015!! She joins this group of sorority women who have worn the Miss USA crown: Miss Universe, Miss USA 1956 – Carol Morris, Kappa … Continue reading

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A Founding, a Competition, a Trek, a Marathon, and an Iris

On June 2, 1999, eight male students at the University of California Los Angeles founded Beta Chi Theta. Although the discussion about starting an fraternity for South Asian students had started earlier that semester, June 2 was the date the … Continue reading

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Four Founders’ Days, Three Recommends, Two Kudos, and a ChiO from Mississippi

Mary Ann Mobley, Miss America 1959, died yesterday at the age of 75. She was a Chi Omega from the University of Mississippi. In 1960, as the outgoing Miss America, she crowned Lynda Lee Mead. Both were initiated into the Tau chapter … Continue reading

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Monday Musings, a Man Helped by P.E.O., and More

I spent the weekend at the convention of the Illinois State Chapter of P.E.O. which took place in Springfield.  I had a wonderful time. I rode to and fro with the daughter of our neighbor. She and her family moved back to town a few … Continue reading

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And There She Is – The List of Miss Americas Who Belong to Sororities

The Miss America pageant began in 1921 and a number of sorority women have worn the Miss America crown since then. One winner even crowned a chapter sister as her successor. In 1960, outgoing Miss America Mary Ann Mobley crowned … Continue reading

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