Tag Archives: WAVES

December 7, 1941 and the GLO World

December 7, 1941, is a day that has lived in infamy. About a week earlier, fraternity men and women were meeting in New York City at the first joint meeting of the National Interfraternity Conference (NIC) and the National Panhellenic … Continue reading

Posted in Alpha Delta Pi, Fran Favorite, Kansas State University, Marine Corps, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Mu, Sigma Chi, Sigma Nu, University of Maine | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on December 7, 1941 and the GLO World

On Memorial Day – WAVES, Smith College, Grace Coolidge, and a ΠΦ Connection

Seventy years ago, America was in the midst of World War II. Women had limited opportunities to be of service in the war effort. Some women became WAVES. Established by Public Law 689 on July 30, 1942, the official name … Continue reading

Posted in First Ladies, Fran Favorite, GLO, Grace Coolidge, Greek-letter Organization, Greek-letter Organization History, Pi Beta Phi, Smith College, The Arrow of Pi Beta Phi, Women's Fraternity History | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on On Memorial Day – WAVES, Smith College, Grace Coolidge, and a ΠΦ Connection