Tag Archives: University of Virginia

#WHM2017, PiKA, and Phi Mu Delta’s 99th

March is Women’s History Month (#womenshistorymonth, #WHM, #WHM2017). Last year I highlighted an outstanding sorority woman each day in March. I might try to do that this year, too, but it is a big commitment and other things might keep me from … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Musings – GLO Style

A Pi Phi friend sent me an e-mail this morning telling me that she just read that Ann Turner Cook, the Southern Methodist Pi Beta Phi, whose face became the “the face that launched a billion spoons,” was the subject … Continue reading

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From the “Where Do We Go To Get Our Character Back?” File

Yesterday I read John Shertzer’s  Fraternal Thoughts blog post titled It’s Not Working. http://fraternalthoughts.blogspot.com/2015/03/its-not-working.html#.VRBJccLdhYo.twitter  I have felt the same way at times, more so very recently.   Yesterday, the Charlottesville, Virginia, Police Department issued a statement stating that the allegations … Continue reading

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“Bro. (Woodrow) Wilson, our Delegate to Washington”

Phi Kappa Psi was founded on February 19, 1852 in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, at Jefferson College (now Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania). Phi Kappa Psi’s founders are William Henry Letterman and Charles Page Thomas Moore. Phi Kappa Psi is … Continue reading

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Four Founders’ Days, Three Recommends, Two Kudos, and a ChiO from Mississippi

Mary Ann Mobley, Miss America 1959, died yesterday at the age of 75. She was a Chi Omega from the University of Mississippi. In 1960, as the outgoing Miss America, she crowned Lynda Lee Mead. Both were initiated into the Tau chapter … 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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