Tag Archives: Sigma Nu

#40Answers On the Way to Hazing Prevention Week

This week began the 6th annual #40Answers twitter campaign for the 40 days leading to Hazing Prevention Week which will take place from September 21-25. Each day, HazingPrevention.Org (@PreventHazing) and Sigma Nu Fraternity (@SigmaNuHQ) will post a commonly heard excuse … Continue reading

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Monday in GLO History Land

On Saturday, the Southern Illinois Alumnae Club of Pi Beta Phi met for a quickly arranged luncheon at a local restaurant. For most of its 24 years, the club has had a dozen dues paying members. That does not sound … Continue reading

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Rotary International Turns 110 with a Surprise Visit from a Sigma Nu

Rotary International, one of the world’s first service organizations, was founded on February 23, 1905.  That first Rotary Club in Chicago has the name Rotary One. According to this on the Rotary One website: On February 23, 1905, Paul Harris … Continue reading

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The First Founding Days of 2015 and the Loss of Edward Herrmann

Happy New Year! Two Greek-letter organizations, Delta Tau Delta and Sigma Nu, have January 1 as their founding dates. Delta Tau Delta was founded in 1858 at Bethany College in Virginia, before there was a West Virginia (Today, Bethany is … Continue reading

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Cyber Monday – the GLO Cornucopia

My e-mail boxes tell me it’s Cyber Monday, one of the busiest on-line shopping days. There is a big sale going on at Pi Phi Express and I am certain that many other fraternity and sorority on-line merchants are having … Continue reading

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The Importance of Indiana and Other Monday Morning Musings

All weekend, I have been jumping between projects. I’ve been writing my talk for the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis Alumnae Panhellenic (http://wp.me/s20I1i-indy). The celebration is Sunday, October 12, 2014, and if you haven’t reserved a spot, you might still have a … Continue reading

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Kudos, Condolences, and a New View of the Moon Walk

I spent the past few days with Pi Phis at our first College Weekend. It’s an off convention year. A Leadership Academy for chapter officers took place in February and an Alumnae Leadership Summit was held last month. The College Weekend … Continue reading

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With Gratitude 70 Years After D-Day, June 6, 1944

On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, I want to acknowledge the servicemen who sacrificed so very much on that day. We are indebted to them. On June 6, 1944, 5,000 ships, 11,000 aircraft and 150,000 Allied troops began the operation to … Continue reading

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Indiana University, Home of Impressive GLO Chapter Houses!

Saturday was spent in Bloomington, Indiana, attending the Bloomington Alumnae Panhellenic Council’s Serving Up Sisterhood fundraiser. It was held at the Pi Beta Phi house on the Indiana University campus. My friend Mary Jane Hall served as chair of the event. … Continue reading

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May the GLO Twitter Feed Be With You

The academic year is coming to a close. Many Greek-letter organization (GLO) members graduated this past weekend. Others celebrated Greek Week, an event which typically includes service and raising funds for a non-profit organization. Others celebrated Founders’ Day or hosted … Continue reading

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