Tag Archives: SIUC

“Eclipse! What Eclipse?” #GreatAmericanEclipse

“Eclipse! What eclipse?” is how I interrupted a speaker at the Rotary Club of Carbondale-Breakfast meeting about two years ago. The speaker was gracious and answered my question before moving on but I could tell I wasn’t the only one … Continue reading

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A Saluki and Zeta Phi Beta Throw the Hammer

DeAnna Price and I have something in common. We’re both Salukis and have diplomas from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. But she’s an Olympian, too. This picture was part of a gif posted by SIU Track and Field on the twitter … Continue reading

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Carbondale Connections and a Shout Out to the Amazing Lyn Harris

The Fraternity and Sorority Archivists have the opportunity of attending a biennial conference coordinated the Student Life and Culture Archives at the University of Illinois. One of the best parts of the conference is the opportunity to interact with kindred … Continue reading

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A Busy Weekend for GLO Members

This past weekend was a busy one in the GLO world. Founders’ Day celebrations, International Reunion Day festivities for my Alpha Gamma Delta friends, philanthropies galore, Awards celebrations and a few Spring Formals, too. I spent Saturday morning at a … Continue reading

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Changing of the NPC Guard and More

October is the month for celebrating Founders’ Days in National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) land. More than a quarter of the NPC organizations celebrate Founders’ Day in October. The NPC groups that celebrate Founders’ Day this month are Alpha Phi, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Alpha Chi Omega, Zeta … Continue reading

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A Death, a Greek Village, and a Highway Clean-Up and GLO Connections

Delta State University Professor Ethan Schmidt, Ph.D. was killed in a shooting on Monday morning. He was killed by another professor while sitting in his office on the DSU campus in Mississippi. Schmidt was a member of the Emporia State chapter of … Continue reading

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Happy #CollegeColorsDay!

Today, September 4, 2015, is #CollegeColors Day. This opportunity to celebrate the day by wearing your favorite college’s colors and apparel was started in 2004 by the College Licensing Company. In all fairness, it should be noted that the College Licensing Company represents 200 … Continue reading

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GLOs Relaying for Life

Last weekend, my Facebook feed was filled with Relay for Life information. Two Pi Phi friends, one in California and one in Galesburg, Illinois, were participating in local Relay for Life events sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Those posts … Continue reading

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John A. Logan and Memorial Day

I had no idea who John A. Logan was until I moved to Southern Illinois. An American soldier and politician, he was born in 1826. He died a little more than 60 years later. Logan was elected Illinois State Senator, … Continue reading

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GLO News From Arkansas to Southern Illinois

This has been an important week for Chi Omega. On Wednesday, the Chi Omega Greek Theatre at the University of Arkansas was rededicated after undergoing a renovation. Today, there is a groundbreaking for a new Chi Omega chapter house. My … Continue reading

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