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On Tri Sigma’s Founding Day, the Convention of 1909

When the Sixth Annual Convention of Sigma Sigma Sigma was held in September of 1909, the Hotel Patten in Chattanooga was only about a year old. The site of the convention was dedicated in 1908.  Tri Sigma, which was founded on April … Continue reading

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Longwood University, Home of the Farmville Four, to Host Veep Debate

Tonight’s Vice-Presidential debate will take place at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia. Longwood has a prominent place in the history of sororities. Ever heard the phrase “Farmville Four”? It refers to the four NPC groups founded at the Virginia’s State Female … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day Tri Sigma!

Sigma Sigma Sigma was founded on April 20, 1898, at the State Female Normal School in Farmville, Virginia (now Longwood University). The founders are Lucy Wright, Margaret Batten, Elizabeth Watkins, Louise Davis, Martha Trent Featherston, Lelia Scott, Isabella Merrick, and Sallie … Continue reading

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#WHM – Edwyl Reddings, Musician, Dean, and Tri Sigma

Edwyl Reddings, by all accounts, was a fine musician. Born in Colorado, she traveled to Granville, Ohio, to attend Denison University. She graduated in 1911 before the institution’s National Panhellenic Conference organizations were founded there. “Miss Edwyl Redding to repeat … Continue reading

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The GLO Celebrity Apprentice Showdown Among Other Things

Congratulations to Leeza Gibbons, who won the competition!! It’s down to two competitors on Celebrity Apprentice. In the Season 14 finale, which will air on Monday February 16, 2015, Leeza Gibbons and Geraldo Rivera compete for the title. Gibbons became a member of … Continue reading

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What Was So Normal About the College?

Michigan State Normal College was the founding site of Alpha Sigma Tau, one of the 26 National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) sororities. Michigan State Normal College is now Eastern Michigan University. Virginia’s Longwood University, the founding home of the Farmville Four … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day Tri Sigma With a Story About a School Library

Sigma Sigma Sigma was founded on April 20, 1898, at the State Female Normal School in Farmville, Virginia (now Longwood University). The founders are Lucy Wright, Margaret Batten, Elizabeth Watkins, Louise Davis, Martha Trent Featherston, Lelia Scott, Isabella Merrick, and Sallie … Continue reading

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On Festivus, a Post About Other People’s Posts

Sometimes I have posts planned out a week ahead. Sometimes I don’t have any plan at all. Last night after working on a post about Sigma Nu Bob Barker’s 90th birthday (the date of which I found on a “on … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day Tri Sigma – Its Robbie Page Memorial Fund Honors a National President’s Son

Sigma Sigma Sigma was founded on April 20, 1898, at the State Female Normal School in Farmville, Virginia (now Longwood University). The founders are Lucy Wright, Margaret Batten, Elizabeth Watkins, Louise Davis, Martha Trent Featherston, Lelia Scott, Isabella Merrick, and Sallie … Continue reading

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Whistle a Happy (Sorority) Tune……

Sorority whistles may have been the first social media used by National Panhellenic Conference organizations. Imagine being on a campus and hearing your organization’s whistle. What a comforting sound it must have been, knowing sisters were close at hand. Sorority whistles … Continue reading

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