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Vincennes, Near the 1921 Population Center of the U.S., on Sigma Pi’s Founders’ Day

I’ve written about the founding of Sigma Pi and the discovery that a Kappa Alpha Theta, Charlotte Northcraft Malotte, an instructor at Vincennes University, played a major role in the founding (see http://wp.me/p20I1i-236). Vincennes, Indiana, is in the southwest corner of … Continue reading

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To Sigma Pi, Happy Founders’ Day!

In looking at the history of women’s fraternities/sororities, it is not uncommon to find that the founders had help from a man in forming the organization. Dr. Charles Richardson, a Kappa Sigma, is one of the founders of Chi Omega. … Continue reading

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Sigma Pi’s Founders’ Day with an Appearance by a Kappa Alpha Theta

Today, February 26, is the date on which Sigma Pi was founded in 1897. It was interesting  to read this on the Sigma Pi website, “On January 26, 1897, Miss Charlotte N. Malotte, the professor of Latin and French, spoke … 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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Happy Founders’ Day Sigma Pi – The Founding of the SIUC Chapter

February 26 is recognized as Sigma Pi’s Founders’ Day. In honor of my next-door neighbor, a former Grand Sage and charter member of the chapter at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, I offer this snippet about the history of the chapter. … Continue reading

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