Tag Archives: Williams College

Alpha Sigma Tau and Delta Upsilon, Founded on 11/4

On November 4, 1899, Alpha Sigma Tau was founded by eight young women, Mable Chase, Ruth Dutcher, May Gephart, Harriet Marx, Eva O’Keefe, Adriance Rice, Helene Rice, and Mayene Tracy. The event took place at the Michigan State Normal College (now Eastern … Continue reading

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A Very Special Initiation, a Carnegie Library HQ, and Birthday Greetings to a Musical Genius!

It’s Friday and I have snippets about  Greek-letter organizations (GLOs) to share. This first item brought me to tears. This is what our GLOs are about. Unfortunately, this will likely not get the press that it should. What a sweet, sweet … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Stephen Sondheim, Musical Theater Genius and a ΒΘΠ

Happy Birthday Stephen Sondheim! He is one of my favorite composers and I have wonderful memories of attending Sondheim shows on Broadway with my daughter while she was at Mount Holyoke (who says college family weekends need to be spent … Continue reading

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It’s Mountain Day in South Hadley!

Mount Holyoke College was founded by Mary Lyon in 1837 and its Mountain Day tradition started a year later. The actual date of Mountain Day remains a mystery until 7 a.m. on the appointed day. The college bells ring for … Continue reading

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