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#BadgeDay17 – @NPCWomen International Badge Day Turns 20

But isn’t the badge a pin? And isn’t what you call a women’s fraternity really a sorority? And really, isn’t that just for when you are in college? Why in the world do you still volunteer for an organization you joined as … Continue reading

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Alpha Sigma Alpha Turns 114!

Happy Founders’ Day, Alpha Sigma Alpha! Thank you for giving us NPC’s International Badge Day which, since 1997, has taken place on the first Monday in March. In the spring of 1996, after she wore her Alpha Sigma Alpha pin to … Continue reading

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NPC Badge Day, the Founding of ΠΚΑ and ΦΜΔ, and a Rabbit Hole

Tomorrow, the first Monday of March, is the National Panhellenic Conference’s International Badge Day. This rare Sunday post is a reminder for my NPC friends to wear their badge and show the power of the 26 NPC organizations. NPC’s International … Continue reading

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On NPC Badge Day, a Very Special Badge

March 3 is National Panhellenic Conference’s International Badge Day. On March 4, 1925, Calvin Coolidge was inaugurated as the 30th President of the United States, a role in which he had been serving after Warren G. Harding’s death.* What better way … Continue reading

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Moving on to March, the Farewell February Wrap-Up

February has been a long month. I’ve spent it with a 17 year-old-dog whose days are truly numbered. We love him; he’s been a terrific member of our family, and it is heartbreaking to see him go downhill. Worse than toilet … Continue reading

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“When Greek Meets Greek” and an Invitation to NPC Badge Day

“There are no other Pi Phis at Wellesley but I have met a number of Delta Gammas, Kappa Gammas, Thetas, and one Alpha Phi. When Greek meets Greek in a strange college that has no national fraternities the thought of … Continue reading

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