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Agnes Nixon, Alpha Chi Omega and Soap Opera Titan

Yesterday, Agnes Eckhardt Nixon died. She is considered the Queen of Modern Soap Operas. Unlike some of her soap opera characters, there will never be anyone to replace her. Nixon became a member of the Northwestern University chapter of Alpha … Continue reading

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#WHM – Evelyn Blankstein, ΦΣΣ, Sportswoman and Architect

Phi Sigma Sigma became an international sorority in 1930 with the founding of its Upsilon chapter at Canada’s University of Manitoba. The University’s second female architecture graduate was a Phi Sigma Sigma, Evelyn Blankstein; she was born on March 5, 1913. … Continue reading

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For Phi Sigma Sigma, Kappa Alpha Society, and Sigma Alpha Mu a Double Celebration

Today, Thanksgiving 2015, is a double celebration for members of three Greek-Letter Organizations – Phi Sigma Sigma, Kappa Alpha Society (not to be confused with Kappa Alpha Order) and Sigma Alpha Mu. Phi Sigma Sigma was founded at New York’s Hunter … Continue reading

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Four Founding Days (ΔΔΔ, ΦΣΣ, KA Society, and ΣAM), Ferguson, and UVA

Delta Delta Delta was founded at Boston University on November 27, 1888, which fell on the day before Thanksgiving that year. Founders’ Day is celebrated on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Its founders are Sarah Ida Shaw [Martin], Eleanor Dorcas Pond … Continue reading

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3.14 = Pi Day, a Silver Medal, and a ΔΓ-ΦΔΘ Connection

Spring break’s coming to a close. The few days in the warmth and sun were fun, especially after our cold and miserable winter. The lack of internet access had a few of us foaming at the mouth. The afternoon we … Continue reading

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100 Years of Making a Difference – Happy Birthday Phi Sigma Sigma!

Not only does this year mark Phi Sigma Sigma’s Centennial, but it also celebrates the rebirth of its Theta Chapter at the University of Illinois. Chartered in 1923, the chapter counts among its alumnae Tatyana McFadden, Paralympic Gold Medalist, and Irna … Continue reading

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Phi Sigma Sigma Celebrates Its Centennial in NYC

From July 10-14, 2013, Phi Sigma Sigma members will gather at the 2013 convention and celebrate the organization’s Centennial. The convention will take place at the Crowne Plaza in Times Square. The festivities will include a trip to Hunter College, … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day Phi Sigma Sigma!

Phi Sigma Sigma’s first chapter was chartered at New York’s Hunter College on November 26, 1913. Its ten founders are Lillian Gordon Alpern, Josephine Ellison Breakstone, Fay Chertkoff, Estelle Melnick Cole, Jeanette Lipka Furst, Ethel Gordon Kraus, Shirley Cohen Laufer, … Continue reading

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The 2012 Paralympic Games

Paralympic Games Update: Tatyana McFadden won a Bronze medal in the 100m. Update: Muffy Davis, a Tri Delta, has won two Gold medals for hand cycling at the 2012 Paralympics. Tatyana McFadden won her third Gold medal. Allison Aldrich, Delta … Continue reading

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Congratulations NPC Olympians and Best of Luck to NPC Paralympians

Congratulations to the National Panhellenic Conference women who brought home medals from the London Olympics: Gold medal Kristin Armstrong Savola, U.S. Cycling, Kappa Kappa Gamma, University of Idaho Rachel Buehler, U.S. Soccer, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Stanford University Erin Cafaro, U.S. … Continue reading

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