Winter, 1976 Vol. LX, No. 6
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Alpha Omicron Pi
Winter, 1976 Vol. LX, No. 6
Published since January 1905 by
A L P H I O M I C R O N P I Fraternity, Inc.
Founded at Barnard College, January 2, 1897
New Nashville Sound—AOII • 'J/. J I f H I t i t / f (J
Regional Vice Presidents Tour Central Office . .....
Advent of Professionalism to AOII's Financial Operation
17 Outstanding A O I I s Receive Diamond Jubilee Scholar- ON T H E COVER: Internation-
ships al President Janie Linebaugh
i i A O I I s Active in A l l Phases of 44th N P C Meeting Callaway bids A O I I s an official
13 Regional Meetings/1976 welcome to the Fraternity's new
14 New Standing Committee Appointments Announced Central Office, 2401 Hillsboro
16 Collegiate Commentaries Road, Suite 103, in Nashville,
29 A O I I ' s International Parliamentarian Heads Colonial Tenn.
Dames' National Organization
30 A O I I Directory
Founders TO DRAGMA OF ALPHA OMICRON
Jessie Wallace Hughan PI, the official organ of Alpha Omicron
Helen St. Clair Mullan (Mrs. George V.) Pi, is published quarterly by Alpha Omi-
Stella George Stern Perry (Mrs. George cron Pi, at Williams Printing Company,
417 Commerce Street, Nashville, Tennes-
H.) see 37219. Subscription price is $1.00 per
Elizabeth Heywood Wyman copy. $3.00 per year. Life Subscription,
The Founders were members of Alpha $25.00. Send change of address and
Chapter at Barnard College of Columbia correspondence of a business nature to
University and all are deceased. Alpha Omicron Pi, 2401 Hillsboro Road,
Suite 103, Nashville, Tennessee 37212.
Alpha Omicron Pi Central Office Address all editorial communications to
2401 Hillsboro Road, Suite 103 the Editor: Millie Milam Murphy, 4534
Nashville, Tennessee 37212 Shy's Hill Road, Nashville, Tennessee
Telephone: 615-383-1174 37215. Second Class Postage paid at
NEW NASHVILLE SOUND-AOII
1 III tracted for double the previous amount
of floor space w i t h entry in the main
f¥ foyer of the building. The old offices
had long needed more space for files,
International President Janie Linebaugh, Callaway, O. right, calls a session of the for storage, for staff and for service.
Executive Board to order at the new Central Office in Nashville, Tenn. Around the Although the membership has increased
table are Norma Marshall Ackel, K©, Vice President IOperations; A dele K. Hinton, p , by tens of thousands in the last ten
Administrative Director; Alice Aderman, @\fr, Director; Joan Deathe MacCallum, K<f>. years, the office space and staff had
Vice President/Development; Mary Louise Filer Roller, A l l . Director; Phyllis Arner heretofore remained the same. Other
Westerman, p, Director; Mary Hansuld Moore, I2>, Secretary/Treasurer; and Carolyn locations of Central Office through the
Huey Harris, AS. Director. years had been University Park, Pa.,
Oxford and Cincinnati, Ohio, and In-
It's a real satisfaction to know that educated in the increased responsibili- dianapolis.
Alpha Omicron Pi continues to chal- ties that were expected with increased
lenge and inspire leaders who will service to the membership. Now the first step in the plan had
work untiringly day in and day out become a reality at 2401 Hillsboro
for the advancement of the Fraternity. Accepting a research report from a Boad, Nashville, Tennessee 37212.
The present Executive Board is certain- special committee of a past biennium, Now at last was room to display the
ly no exception to the rule. it was decided that Nashville, Tenn., proud possessions and memorbilia of
was the logical location for size, con- the Fraternity. Now there would be
Our International President, Janie venience and atmosphere for our Fra- more available space for the valuable
Callaway, called the Board into session ternal Headquarters. storage of our chapters and members in
immediately following last summer's both record and possessions.
convention in Chicago at which the Various committees were appointed
members of Council had passed a reso- to investigate financial advisers, bank- The second order of business in pri-
lution* broadening the Board's powers ing services, legal counsel, office facili- ority was to find an experienced person
in setting forth a plan of progress for ties, personnel and special services in to manage the Fraternity affairs, not
A O I I . She challenged them to prepare Nashville. The committees were simply the office itself, but much of
themselves individually and collectively charged with making their decisions the routine matters of each volunteer
to use f u l l speed ahead in order to and reports by the first of August at officer of the Fraternity. A special per-
fullfill the obligations and opportunities which time the Board would meet son knowledgable of all aspects of the
presented in that resolution. again—this time in Nashville, for Fraternity was the answer, and the
finalizing the first steps of reorganiza- Board discussed several avenues of ap-
Priorities were established at that tion. For one month the Executive proach to finding that special person.
Board meeting in June proposing a new Board was enthusiastically working at It was gratifying to all to learn that
concept of service in Central Office as a fast pace to meet this self-imposed Adele Hinton was interested in the
the foundation for progress. The Board schedule. position. Adele was an ideal person for
decided that a city for the permanent the job!
location of Central Office must be At the August meeting the Board
established before professionals could selected an impressive building on a She has served as Extension Chair-
be hired, appointed to the Board and major artery of Nashville as a proud man, Convention Chairman, Chairman
and proper place for A O I I . They con- of the building committee for Nu
Omicron chapter house at Vanderbilt,
and NPC Delegate. She has been vice-
president for Alumnae Development,
and, of course, International President.
She knows the inside of the entire
Fraternity operation from her collegiate
days at Bho chapter at Northwestern
to the top position our Fraternity has
Adele resigned from her elected posi-
tion as a Director, and the Board ap-
pointed Alice Aderman, Theta Psi,
former Region I I Vice-President to fill
that position until the 1977 convention
The new Administrative Director
was charged with the immediate re-
sponsibility of hiring an accredited ac-
ADOPTED BY C O U N C I L JUNE 1975 President Janie L. Callaway
WHEREAS, There has been an expression by many members of Vice President of Operations Norma M. Ackel
Council in all areas that a restructuring is desirable
and essential to insure the growth of the Fraternity, Vice President of Development Joan MacCallum
Secretary-Treasurer Mary Moore
Carolyn H. Harris
WHEREAS, It is essential to relieve all officers of the clerical and Adele K. Hinton
routine details of operation in order to provide more
service to the Fraternity, and, Mary Louise F. Roller
Phyllis A. Westerman
WHEREAS, It has been shown through experience that a single Be It Further Resolved that the elected members of the desig-
administrative body has proven to be more effective,
efficient and harmonious in the development of the nated Executive Board shall take office and assume their duties at
Fraternity's operation, and,
the close of the Council meeting of 1975, and,
WHEREAS, It has been determined that the combined member- Be It Further Resolved that any vacancy occurring in the elected
ship of the Executive Committee and the Board of membership of the Executive Board shall be filled by appointment
Directors at their present size has proven to be too by the remaining elected members from the alumnae members
large for efficiency and close communication with of Alpha Omicron Pi to serve until the next biennial convention,
the membership, and, and,
WHEREAS, The complexities of the business operational part of Be It Further Resolved that an Exectttive Director, a legal coun-
the Fraternity require professional, legal and financial sel and an investment counselor shall be appointed by the elected
expertise, officers and directors to serve on the Executive Board, without
THEREFORE Be It Resolved that the Articles of Incorporation be Be It Further Resolved that a three-fourths affirmative vote of the
amended to provide for eight elected Directors of the elected members of the Executive Board shall be required for
C(trporation, each serving a term of two years, and, allocation or expenditure of any fraternity funds. The Executive
Board is charged with all the present duties and responsibilities
Be It Further Resolved that there be a single ad- of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors and shall,
ministrative body combining and replacing the Exe- under its own rules of procedure, provide supervision for and
cutive Committee and the Board of Directors called executive development of: alumnae programming, collegiate chap-
the Executive Board to direct the affairs of the ter programming, rush, the traveling consultant program, exten-
Fraternity, and, sion, Panhellenic, scholarship, fraternity education, pledge training
programs, philanthropic, regional meetings and convention, publi-
Be It Further Resolved that the Executive Board cations and public relations, housing and financial services, and,
consist of the following officers: President, Vice Presi-
dent of Operations, Vice President of Development, Be It Further Resolved that Articles IV, V, VI, and VII of Title I
and Secretary-Treasurer elected for a term of two of the Bylaws of Alpha Omicron Pi he suspended for the 1975-
years, and, 1977 biennium and that new Articles IV, V, VI and VII of Title
I of the Bylaws of Alpha Omicron Pi be presented to Council for
Be It Further Resolved that since the following mem- approval at the 1977 biennial convention, and that editorial
bers of Council have expressly agreed to serve in the changes be made in Article XI, Title I of the Bylaws of Alpha
following capacities only under this reorganizational Omicron Pi to transfer the duties of the Executive Committee
plan, the initial elected members of the Executive and the Board of Directors to the Executive Board.
Board shall be:
countant and other staff to meet the i
requirements established by the Board
for increased service. Administrative Director Adele K. Hinton makes a point during a recent guided tour of
new Central Office facilities she conducted for Nu Omicron Chapter President, Susan
A schedule was made to incorporate Derryberry, and Nashville Alumnae Chapter President, Rose Pickel TA-
the Fraternity in the State of Tennes-
see, to make financial arrangements to
move all assets under the management
of the First American National Bank
Trust Department, and to move all
offices of the Fraternity by November
1. N o w this is history for i t has been
accomplished on the schedule as
Our busy Board also interviewed
and appointed William A. Byrn, vice-
president and Trust Officer of First
American National Bank, to serve as
Investment Counselor on the Board.
They also selected the law firm of
Trabue, DeWitt and Sturdivant, to
serve as general counsel for Alpha
Jack F. King, Jr., a member of this A D E L E K. HINTON, P financing of Chi Alpha in California at
law firm, w i l l serve on the Board as Davis; Janie Callaway in New Orleans
legal counsel for the Fraternity. reported on page seven of this issue. helping Pi Chapter with rushing. Yet
all the Board was concentrating in
A native of Columbus, Ga., King is Today a single fine porcelain rose their "extra" hours on the smooth
a graduate of Vanderbilt University in a bud vase on a modern desk in the transfer to Tennessee.
from which he received a B.A. degree. bright and spacious offices tells the
He received his Doctor of Jurispru- story simply and beautifully. Who It was a great day for the Executive
dence from Vanderbilt School of Law could now envision the scheduling and Board when they met a third time since
where he served as associate editor of rescheduling, the packing and crating, convention in mid-November in the
the Vanderbilt Law Review and was and unpacking and uncrating, the as- conference room of the new offices.
a member of the Order of the Coif. sorting and reassembling that had gone They had not been the first visitors for
on. A O I I is i n Nashville. the President of Nu Omicron and the
An alumnus of Beta Theta Pi Fra- President of the Nashville Alumnae
ternity, he holds membership in the The Board appraised the intensity of had officially cut the red ribbon on the
American, Tennessee and Nashville their efforts and the speed of their ac- handsome double-door entrance of
Bar Associations. tions at this time as being the only Alpha Omicron Pi's suite of offices, but
logical way to accomplish anything they were perhaps the proudest visitors
Byrn, a native of Nashville, received within a given biennium. They worked that would ever appear.
his undergraduate degree and his Doc- on the theory that not a single day can
tor of Jurisprudence from Vanderbilt. be lost at the beginning of any two There was still much to be done,
He is a member of Kappa Alpha Fra- years or else the details of reports, but the space, the facilities and the
ternity. He has been i n the trust pro- regional meetings, convention and staff were all in place for increased
fession since 1953 and has served as other activities of Fraternity growth service to the Fraternity. Now Central
past President of the Trust Division for and strength w i l l be overlooked. This Office has the capability of assuming
the Tennessee Bankers Association. group has not overlooked anything. many of the routine duties of each
Each has lists of her lists and priorities officer, and now each officer of the
Adele Hinton, Byrn and King will of her priorities. future will have more time for Fra-
serve on the board as non-voting mem- ternity research, travel to the chapters,
bers. While one member was busy sending planning for special occasions and the
letters of appreciation to the Indianap- development of new programs.
The excitement of the burden of olis Alumnae for their support in the
responsibility was running high among past, another member was planning an Now there will be professional guid-
the Board members as they met in announcement of the move to the ance and advice on investment and
Nashville for every hour brought forth Nashville Alumnae. You w o u l d find legal matters concerning all Fraternal
new faces to interview, new decisions Joan MacCallum and Alice Aderman in affairs. N o w the door is open wide for
to make, new opportunities to perceive. an Administrative Committee meeting progress with procedures of every
Each Board member, when queried, in Nashville with the Regional Vice phase of the Fraternity.
had specific goals which each could Presidents; Mary Louise Roller on an
see materializing. A detailed account extension investigation in Mississippi; (An introduction of staff and re-
of Phyl Westerman's hopes and goals Phyl Westerman inspecting the housing sponsibilities w i l l be featured in the
for financial security of our funds is possibilities of Kappa Pi at Ada, Ohio; next issues of T O D R A G M A . )
Norma Ackel working on the house
X H m..m
JACK F . KING, JR. W. A. BYRN
Regional Vice Presidents Tour Central Office
During Nashville Planning Session
by JOAN D E A T H E M c C A L L U M , K * W e were pleased to have been common to every region within A O I I .
Vice President/Development joined on Friday evening by Janie Several hours were profitably spent on
Executive Board Callaway, International President, and "communications" alone—amongst reg-
Carolyn Harris, Director, and all at- ional personnel, with chapters, with
September 26-29, 1975-a big week- tention focused on these two as they traveling consultants, with the Execu-
end in Nashville—saw our Administra- explained all that the Executive Board tive Board, how to help Regional Di-
tive Committee, consisting of all eight had accomplished with respect to the rectors communicate more effectively.
Regional Vice-Presidents, Alice Ader- move of Central Office, the financial
man and myself, meeting to discuss investments and legal counseling. After Ideas and programs to strengthen
the many exciting changes which were discussing the newest innovations for our ever-increasing alumnae member-
transpiring within Alpha Omicron Pi, several hours, the highlight came when ship, both as part of an alumnae chap-
to exchange ideas relative to each reg- these eight Regional leaders were given ter, and as individuals living far from
ion, to recommend to the Executive a tour of the new Central Office. an organized chapter, took a good deal
Board changes and programs which of time. Marion Clouse's new series
were deemed necessary, and to plan As Adele Hinton, Administrative Di- of "It Pays to Popularize Alumnae
the 1976 Regional Meetings. rector, ushered us in, those who had Chapters" evoked much interest and
visited past A O I I central offices were every R V P asked to receive copies of
The elected leaders of AOII's eight immediately impressed with the this program.
regions left homes, families and jobs amount of space in this new office, and
behind for a long weekend and em- everyone liked the arrangement of the The handling and usage of reports
barked on a journey to Nashville. conference room and offices for staff was of major concern to these eight
Region I's Marion Clouse was actually members, as well as the fact that our Regional leaders. Ideas on how to use
relieved to be able to leave the effects treasured historical items will at last to the fullest the information received
of Hurricane Eloise near New York be on display. The whole office was from each chapter were exchanged and
City. Newly appointed R V P for Reg- still very sparsely furnished, and of discussed, and as they worked the
ion I I , Jane Stitt, departed her home in course, there were no working files RVPs had a good chuckle at the oft-
Ann Arbor, Mich., and entered a there yet, but I could feel each R V P quoted complaint from a collegiate
new world of Regional Vice Presidents visualizing how it would all look in an- chapter, "Who reads all these reports,
working and learning together. other few weeks time—and they liked anyway!" We can assure you . . . W E
the look! DO!
Mary Ann Caldwell of Region I I I
and Region I V s Kay Sutherlin, a full- As all good leaders do, these ladies Manuals are in constant need of up-
time social worker in a school in In- wanted to inform their regional officers dating, and these ever-devoted officers
dianapolis, had the most uneventful of their impressions of the new Central tackled suggestions For the Regional
journeys. Sharon Martin of Region V Office as soon as possible, so they com- Operations Manual revisions and rec-
from Independence. Mo., carefully ex- municated their thoughts upon their ommended that a whole new advisers'
plained to her boss that his executive arrival home. I quote a few excerpts manual be written.
secretary would miss only a couple of from these letters. "Our new C O is
hours work and just a couple of hours fantastic!" ". . . located in a charming The 1976 Regional Meetings topic
of the Administrative Committee meet- section of town. . . ." occupied another slice of our now-
ing, and thus be compatible to both. rapidly-dwindling weekend. Everyone
And she did it! "The building's black and white ex- was interested to learn where all the
terior is very nice." other regions would be holding their
Alverna Swan, having been Region biennial Regional Meeting. Although
VI's elected leader for only one year, "You enter the main foyer from the material content of these meetings
left her Mercer Island, Wa. home and which large double carved doors lead is determined to some extent by the
undertook a lOrhour trip in order to into our offices." Executive Board, each R V P is free to
participate. Region VII's RVP, Jo Beth alter much of the program to suit the
Heflin, really didn't seem to be too far "The office space is really great com- needs of her region. What should be
from her Austin, Texas, home. She pared to what we have had." considered compulsory for all those
didn't even have to change time zones! attending each meeting; what other
Region VIII's Marilyn Herman, al- "There is a good sized reception topics might be included; procedures
though she had left her L a Jolla, Calif., area and it will have room to house our for financing and budgeting for this
home at 6 ajn., seemed bright and historical items!" biennial fun-fest, and finding qualified
chipper after her long flight. people to serve on the regional nomi-
After the excitement of the Central nating committee—all these fall into an
6 Office visit everyone was ready and
eager to discuss ideas for improvement
and administrative topics which are
Director Welcomes Administrative Committee To Central Office
1 1 w• Di-
Jane StitI ( A T ) . Region II Vice President; Joan Deathe McCallum, K'I>. Vice President/Development; Alice Aderman,
rector, Executive Board; Alverna Swan, Y. Region VI Vice President; Joe Beth Heflin, I1K. Region VII Vice President;
Herman, Y, Region VIII Vice President, and Adele K. Hinton, p , Administrative Director of Central Office.
Marion Clouse, X , Sharon D. Martin, A I L Mary Ann Caldwell, TA, Kay Sutherlin, ©, Vice Presidents of Regions I, V, III and
IV, and CO Administrative Director, Adele Hinton.
RVP's jurisdiction and these ladies could do to help relieve these volun- elected leaders of our eight Regions,
found it invaluable to be able to ex- teer officers of secretarial chores; Alice Aderman and this reporter had
change their thoughts and ideas di- recommended word changes of forms asked all our questions, shared all our
rectly w i t h each other. sent to chapters; Standing Rule ideas and enthusiasm—had even man-
changes; clarification and up-dating of aged a f e w hours of sleep!—and were
After many long hours of discussion, training given to regional officers; up- now anxious to put some new plans
the Administrative Committee itemized dating of some manuals and the in- into practice. After having lived and
their recommendations which were sent troduction of a new advisers' manual; thought A O I I exclusively for four days,
to the Executive Board for considera- clarification of some award qualifica- all of us were returning to the world
tion. tions; and the revision of personnel of normal, busy, personal, daily lives
cards for Regional use. in which the affairs of Alpha Omicron
The list was lengthy and varied, but Pi are a vital part.
included such things as: items which A n d suddenly it was all over! These
the new Central Office in Nashville
Advent of Professionalism To AOIFs
Financial Operation Strengthens Frater
Position On Changing Economic Scene
Editor's Note: Since her collegiate days at Northwestern when J
she served Rho Chapter as TO DRAGMA reporter and assistant the fraternity operations including Central Office, TO
DRAGMA and Convention. As our assets grew, it became
treasurer, Phyllis Westerman has been a firm believer and more and more clear that our Operational and Financial
structure needed to be consolidated.
staunch supporter of procedures for more efficient and
STEP ONE was Incorporation voted by Council in 1967
businesslike operation of the Fraternity. which brought the Loan Funds under the Board of Direc-
tors. STEP TWO was the consolidation of the assets of
A journalism and economics major, she worked as a legal AEF and CARF-EQUITY into the INTERNATIONAL LOAN
FUND in 1973, under the direction of the Loan Committee
secretary and for a large banking institution after graduation. (three members of the Board of Directors). We were
making progress but we were still depending on volunteer
She has lent her expertise to AOII, laboring on all levels of workers who did not live in the same area.
the Fraternity. Treasurer of the Board of Directors from 1973 AOII loan decisions were made, and will always be made
by AOIIs, but to get the best return from other funds, we
to 1975, she has served as Collegiate Director, Expansion Di- needed more and more professional advice. Money lying
idle for only a few days is a loss that can never be re-
rector, Chapter Adviser of Phi Lambda, Secretary, Executive covered. Add to this, rising costs and additional requests
from our chapters. It was only fair to every AOII that her
Committee; chairman, Finance Committee, Phi Lambda Corpora- money be put to the best possible use.
tion Board; and Secretary, International Board of Directors. This brought about STEP THREE which was the presen-
tation by the Board of Directors, at the last Convention, of
by PHYLLIS WESTERMAN, P the Resolution for authority to professionalize the Fra-
Executive Board Director,
The overwhelming approval of that Resolution by Coun-
From an Assistant Treasurer of Rho Chapter while an cil signified that Collegians and Alumnae, alike, agreed
undergraduate at Northwestern to working for a large with the need for a new policy. The Executive Board was
banking institution after graduation and through the many created.
positions to which I have been appointed or elected with-
in the Fraternity, I have become keenly aware of the They selected the First American National Bank in
importance of a strong, well managed financial policy. In Nashville as the institution in which we would place our
the 50's I saw it from an Adviser's and Regional Director's funds. This bank has the staff and facilities with the
point of view as it affected individual chapters. In the 60's capabilities of investing and reinvesting all monies of the
as a member of the Executive Committee and later as Fraternity for maximum gain and efficiency.
Chairman of the Finance Committee, the whole compli-
cated operational structure was before me. In the 70's Please note that I have purposedly not mentioned The
as Treasurer of the Board of Directors overseeing all chap- Diamond Jubilee Foundation and The Ruby Fund in this
ter loans and responsible for the investment of the other category as both are still separate Tax Free Foundations.
Loan Fund assets, the full magnitude of the position was They are separate entities and their assets are not a
overwhelming. legal part of Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity, Inc.
In today's complicated money market, it takes experts William Byrn, Vice President & Trust Officer for Business
in many fields to understand the changing trends in the Development of The First American National Bank, has
financial scene. A casual glance at the Wall Street been appointed to serve on the Executive Board. The
Journal cannot determine the extent of the rise or fall of International Loan Fund and other operational monies
interest rate, whether U.S. Treasuries will go up or down have been turned over to the Trust Management Depart-
or whether Certificates of Deposit should be bought on a ment of that bank.
short or long term basis. It takes professionally trained
personnel working together in daily contact to do the job. The Executive Board has hired an accountant with out-
This AOII has today in Nashville. standing qualifications, Mrs. Sherron J. Skibo, for the new
Central Office. All Fraternity billings, receipts and dis-
During our 79-year history one of our greatest strengths bursements will be under her direction.
has been our ability to change as the world around us
changed and thus our organizational needs changed. In Ernst & Ernst, from their Nashville office, will do our
the beginning we had only an Operating Fund to cover the annual audit. This whole transformation of finance has
day to day expenses of running the fraternity. As we grew, been a great satisfaction to me and I am looking forward
our chapters needed a source from which to borrow ad- to improved results, not only in dollar return but in smooth
ditional money for housing that was not obtainable at the coordination of effort in every Fraternity operation.
local level. The Anniversary Endowment Fund was created.
Better known as AEF, it helped many chapters with a
second Mortgage Loan. This Fund was administered by
three Trustees, AOII Alumnae, well qualified ladies, but
often living thousands of miles apart.
CHAPTER AID REVOLVING FUND (CARF), later to be
called the EQUITY FUND, was started to grant unsecured
loans for furnishings. It, too, was administered by three
other AOII Trustees, perhaps living in three other areas of
A third set of three AOII Alumnae (THE FINANCE COM-
MITTEE) was also on the scene. They oversaw the monies
of the Operating Fund and had to approve the budgets for
17 Outstanding AOIIs Receive
Diamond Jubilee Scholarships
A t International Convention in Chicago in June, Diamond Jubilee Foundation Schol- SHIRLEY ANN SELZ
arships for 1975 were announced. F r o m the 85 applications received, 17 were selected
by the scholarship committee, headed by Mildred Ward Eldridge, Theta. Phi Omicron—Hanover Col-
lege is in the Graduate Student
In 1961 D J F was founded—the fulfillment of a dream by Muriel Turner McKinney, Class of 1976, University of
Lambda, past International President. Texas Law School. Her future
plans includes greater contribu-
Since then awards have been made every year from the interest on the contributions tion to community life through
from Alpha Omicron Pi fraternity members. law. She spent this past sum-
mer in an internship with the
Eleanore Dietrich MacCurdy, Iota Alpha, past International President and D J F Pres- Criminal Justice Project, Attor-
ident, has said: "Dare to dream and then work to fulfill the dream. . . . T h e scholarships ney General's Office, Chicago.
we award improve the quality of life for the recipient, AOII, D J F , and indeed the world.
In our way we keep the door open to education for someone for whom it may have been
DJF HONOR ROLL
Collegiate Chapters Alumnae Chapters JACQUELINE M. CARTER GAIL A CERVANKA
Alpha Chi Baltimore Nu Beta—University of Mis- Sigma Iota—Western Illinois
Alpha Delta Boston sissippi, seeks a Bachelor of University, plans to teach phys-
Alpha Gamma Arts degree and plans to teach ical education in junior and
Alpha Kappa Broward County on the elementary level with senior high school after receiv-
Alpha Phi concentration on mathematics ing a B.S. degree in Physical
Alpha Rho Champaign and reading. She is on the Education. She has served her
Charlotte President's List and a member chapter on many levels and is
Beta Upsilon Chattanooga of Mortar Board and Kappa a member of the Women's Ath-
Beta Pi Delta Pi honorary society. letic Club.
Chi Alpha Cincinnati
Delta Omega Cleveland East KYRA E. MATHERLY SUZANNE M. MEYER
Dallas Beta Phi—Indiana University, Iota—University of Illinois,
Iota Dayton plans to teach high school seeks a B.A. degree and plans
Iota Sigma Denver mathematics after receiving her to enter graduate school for
Iota Tau Detroit Council B.S. degree in Education. Pres- further work in German and
Lambda Omega Fort Worth ident of her chapter, she has Business Administration. She's
Nu Zeta Houston served as rush chairman and president of the Panhellenic
Omega Omicron Huntsville works on campus in the Big Council and a member of the
Omega Xi Indianapolis Sister and Big Brother Pro- German and French national
Omicron Knoxville gram. honorary societies.
Phi Delta Kokomo
Phi Kappa Missouri 9
Phi Sigma New Jersey
Sigma Iota Northern Virginia
Sigma Phi Oklahoma City
Tau Omicron Palo Alto
Theta Chi Phoenix
Theta Psi Portland
Tri City Kearney
SUSAN J. ALBER CRYSTAL G. BALES ELIZABETH M. BOOTH DEBORAH M. BROWN
Beta Phi—Indiana University, Phi Omicron—Hanover Col- Phi Sigma—Kearney State Col- Alpha Omicron—Lo nisi an a
seeks a degree in the Associate lege, plans to teach music after State University, entered law
Optometric Technician's Pro- lege working towards a biol- she earns her degree in Music school in her senior year to
gram and plans to work for an Education. She's a member of work towards a Doctorate.
opthamologist. Her campus ac- ogy degree and plans to go into Kappa Delta Pi honorary edu- Chapter president, a member
tivities included serving on the cation society. Delta Omicron, of Mortar Board and Louisiana
Student Health Service Advis- hospital work. She has served music honorary, and Choral- State University Alumni Feder-
ory Board and working in the eers. ation Scholar, she plans to
Health Center. her chapter as rush and alum- practice law.
BONNIE KAYE CLINE VICKI A. COLLIVER MARY E. KAY PATRICIA ANNE MADISON
Kappa Alpha—Indiana State Alpha Chi—Western Kentucky Pi Delta—University of Mary- Zcta—University of Nebraska,
University, Terre Haute, is University, is seeking an M.A. land, seeks a B.A. degree. Pan- seeks a degree in Business Ad-
working towards a Bachelor of degree with future plans calling hellenic scholarship chairman ministration and has set her
Science degree and is involved for work in a speech pathology- and a member of the Univer- sights on being a sales repre-
in retail haying in the Coop- clinic. Her name appears on sity Program Board, she holds sentative for a manufacturing
erative Professional Practice the Dean's List, and the Presi- membership in Alpha Lambda firm. She's active in the Mar-
Program. Chairman this year dent's List and she is a member Delta. keting Club and the Model
of the Homecoming Steering of the Speech Pathology Club United Nations.
Committee, she is a member of and the Women's Glee Club.
Alpha Lambda Delta and Blue
DAWN M. OSBORN I N G E H. IMHL KATHLEEN ROBERTS PATRICIA LYNN ROSVALL
Theta Psi—University of To- Alpha Rho—Oregon State Uni- Kappa Alpha—Indiana State Sigma Phi—California State
ledo, is president of her chap- versity, wants to be a retailer University, Terre Haute, seeks University, Northridge, wants
ter and a member of the uni- or buyer in a clothing or fabric- a B.S. degree in Recreation to be a management executive,
versity's Dancing Roekettes. shop. She seeks a B.S. degree. Therapy and plans to work in seeks a business degree and
She seeks a Bachelor of Edu- She has served her chapter as a clinic for retarded children. plans to enter management
cation and desires to teach president, vice president and As a member of Blue Berets, training. On the Dean's List,
business subjects to high school treasurer and is a member of she is one of the university's she is an active participant in
students. the Student Home Economics hostesses. She co-edits the intermurals.
Association, Chi Dclphia and Campus Calendar and is a
the Oregon State dance team. Sparkette (Pompon Corp).
AOIIs Active In All Phases Of
44th NPC Meeting In Arizona
Alpha Omicron Pi's official delegation to the 44th biennial convention of the National Panhellenic Conference held at the Mountain
Shadows, Scottsdale, Ariz., Oct. 26-29 in conjunction with the National Panhellenic Editors Conference and the national session of
Central Office Executives included: Seated, left to right, Mary Louise Filer Roller, A I L N.P.C. Delegate; Adele K. Hinton, P, third
N.P.C. Alternate; Peg Kramer Crawford, I . first Alternate; Jamie L. Callaway, O. International President, and Norma Marshall Ackel,
K®. Vice President/Operations. Standing are Norma Nierstheimer Berry, p . second Alternate; Millie Milam Murphy, NO. Editor, TO
DRAGMA, and Marie Hughes. B"I>. retiring CO executive director.
by M I L L I E M I L A M M U R P H Y , NO Norma Nierstheimer Berry (Mrs. Wil- group.
Editor, TO DRAGMA lard D., Rho) and Adele K. Hinton Presiding officer at the N.P.C. con-
(Mrs. Frederick W . , R h o ) , first,
For the second time in the Seven- second and third N.P.C. Alternates; vention was 1973-75 chairman, Mrs.
ties, beautiful Mountain Shadows. Millie Milam Murphy, Nu Omicron, Berne Jacobsen, Alpha Delta Pi.
Scottsdale, Ariz., was site of the bi- Editor, TO DRAGMA; Marie Hughes,
ennial session of the National Pan- Beta Phi, who headed Central Office Mrs. Robert Haverfield, Gamma Phi
hellenic Conference. Executives for the 1973-1975 bien- Beta president and immediate past
nium; Janie Linebaugh Callaway (Mrs. editor of their national magazine, was
Dates for this 44th convention were George B., Omicron), International presiding officer of the editors' confer-
Oct. 26-29 and scheduled in conjunc- President; and Norma Marshall Ackel ence.
tion were the 1975 National Panhel- (Mrs. August, Kappa Theta), Interna-
lenic Editors Conference and the tional Vice President Operations. N.P.C. which functions as a confer-
national session of the Central Office ence because it has no power to legis-
Executives. Since being admitted into N.P.C. in late except for its own administration
1905, only three years after the or- set its sights on and passed legislation
Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority, repre- ganization's conception, A O I I has made designed to further fraternity life in
sented by eight international execu- continuing major contributions to the harmony with its best possibilities.
tives, headed by N.P.C. delegate. Mary conference.
Louise Filer Roller (Mrs. George K., Adopted as a pilot program designed
Alpha Pi), played a significant, dy- Mary Louise Roller, N.P.C. chairman tor more orderly extension on cam-
namic role in the four, activity-packed in the 1967-69 biennium, and current puses and to be pursued during this
days. chairman of the prestigious standing biennium was a resolution that realized
committee on housing, was present for and appreciated the value of alumnae
In attendance were Peg Kramer the presession meetings set Oct. 25-26 Panhellenics but suggested that these
Crawford (Mrs. Richard C. Jr., I o t a ) , to preside over a meeting of this groups avoid participation as part of
selection committees during extension.
This new measure is particularly
applicable where colleges and universi- Hughes, presiding officer of the Central nates ideas and formats for Panhel-
ties take no responsibility for provid- Office Executives for 1973-1975. lenic programming and Greek publica-
ing guidelines and encourages coopera- tions.
tive action by all N.P.C. groups. Outstanding activities which took
place during N.P.C. business sessions Sharing the spotlight with the Hon-
"City Panhellenics should avoid par- included a discussion labeled "What orable Virginia Y. Trotter, assistant sec-
ticipation in the extension of new chap- About Public Relations and the Bicen- retary for education, U.S. Depart-
ters on a college campus," according to tennial" under the direction of IAC ment of Health, Education and Wel-
the legislation. "All questions or com- chairman, Mrs. J. Allen Fiear, Jr., fare, guest speaker for the final ban-
ments on extension should be referred Kappa Delta, and featuring Mrs. L . D. quet which climaxed the 1975 N.P.C.
to the National Panhellenic Confer- Foxworthy, Alpha Gamma Delta, and session, were new officers for the 1975-
ence's City Panhellenic Committee. representatives of the National Pan- 77 biennium.
hellenic Editors Conference and Cen-
Since city, generally is understood to tral Office Executives, and another They are N.P.C. chairman, Mrs.
indicate a specific geographical entity program planned by the N.P.C.- Robert L. McKeeman, Delta Zeta; Mrs.
and the name "City Panhellenic" has N.A.W.D.A.C. liaison c o m m i t t e e ' s W . P. Williamson, Jr., Phi M u , secre-
become increasingly inappropriate Maxine Blake, Alpha Delta Pi, with tary, and Mrs. J. Allen Frear, Jr.,
designation as the membership of the guest participant, Jayne Anderson, Pan- Kappa Delta, treasurer. Mrs. James F.
large majority of City Panhellenics is hellenic adviser. Office for Student Mclntyre, editor of The Triangle of
not confined to alumnae residing Development, University of Nebraska, Sigma Sigma Sigma, is chairman of
within a specific city boundaries but and chairman, N.A.W.D.A.C. liaison the National Panhellenic Editors Con-
including or often is drawn from multi- committee. ference, and Mrs. Dellinger Brown,
ple suburban and 'or the adjacent areas Delta Gamma, heads the Central Office
and since this designation is non- Mary Louise Roller was selected to Executives.
descriptive and confining especially in head N.P.C.'s housing committee for
public relations, it was resolved that the second biennium. This standing Of special interest to AOIIs was the
the name, City Panhellenic, be changed committee is responsible for group revelation by Mrs. Charles Merman,
to Alumnae Panhellenic. housing agreements on various cam- Sigma Kappa, chairman of the awards
puses. committee, that the Fraternity Month
Two more resolutions re-stated and Trophy, presented biennially by AOIl's
strengthened N.P.C.'s stand that no al- Peg Crawford, named to N.P.C.'s Wilma Smith Leland, Tau, to the Col-
cohol will be served at rush functions College Panhellenics committee, as lege Panhellenic having the most
and that men shall not participate in area adviser for Illinois w i l l be respon- constructive public relations program
Panhellenic rush. sible for all college campuses in that was won by the University of
state for N.P.C. Wyoming-Laramie.
The series of social activities which
starred the convention were initiated As a member of the research and The top N.P.C. Award to a Panhel-
by a lovely reception given Sunday education committee, Norma Berry will lenic organization on a campus having
evening, Oct. 26, by Alpha Delta Pi. be involved in N.P.C. statistical re- a large number of Greek groups went
search designed to keep abreast of to the University of Alabama.
The opening N.P.C. business session trends on various campuses.
was set for 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 27, Recipient of the Awards Committee
with Mrs. Jacobsen presiding and Adele Hinton is a member of the Trophy was the Panhellenic at Milliken
Scottsdale Mayor William Jenkins giv- public relations committee which origi- University in Decatur, 111.
ing an official welcome to the group.
0 ~.~r /
Doubly meaningful for the AOII •
delegation to the Arizona meeting
was the presence of 1977 International The exciting news that Scottsdale will be the site of AOIl's 1977 International Conven-
Convention Chairman Valerie Christ- tion was revealed by Convention chairman Valerie Christmann Burghard, P, left, and
mann Burghard (Mrs. Fred R., P) who other top level A O I I executives during the N.P.C meet at a reception hosted by the
was there to confer with key Executive A O I I delegation for Phoenix alumnae. Contemplating registration for this highly antici-
Board officers and make major deci- pated, upcoming event are Becky Shook Weinberg, X A . who has accepted the local
sions regarding the forthcoming A O I I convention chairmanship, Elizabeth Spencer Williams, YA, president, Phoenix Alumnae
biennial session. Chapter, and Janie Callaway.
Monday evening, Oct. 27, the A O I I
N.P.C. delegation entertained the
Phoenix Alumnae Chapter, headed by
president, Elizabeth Spencer Walters
(Mrs. William E. Upsilon Alpha) and
other area alumnae at a reception when
it was revealed that the 1977 conven-
tion will be held in Scottsdale.
Valerie announced that Becky Shook
Weinberg (Mrs. Frank, Chi Delta) has
accepted the important post of local
Another social highlight of the
N.P.C. session took place just prior to
luncheon Tuesday, Oct. 28, when
AOIIs entertained all delegates to the
convention at a lovely, informal party
planned in compliment to Marie
AN EXCITING, LEARNING EXPERIENCE IN AOTT LEADERSHIP
Plan To Attend Your Region's Session
Renew Old Acquaintances, Make New Friends
Lovely Social Affairs, Workshops, Seminars, Problem-Solving Sessions
Region 1 June 5-7 Mrs. Mike Erickson (Linda)
University of Pennsylvania 3606 Linden Drive
Philadelphia, PA Kearney, NE 68847
Mrs. P. Tillman, Chairman
1213 Malinda Road, Region VI June 12-14
Oreland, PA 19075 Beta Rho Chapter House
University of Montana,
Region II June 18-20 220 Daly
Hoyt Conference Center Missoula, MT 59801
Eastern Michigan University 406-728-2151
Miss Norma Wood
Mrs. Brian Downs (Vicki), Chairman c / o Alpha Omicron Pi
1033 Maplegrove Avenue, 220 Daly
Royal Oak, Ml 48067 Missoula, MT 59801
Region III June 25-27 Region VII June 18-20
Hospitality Motor Inn Sheraton-Little Rock
3601 North Desert Drive, Little Rock, AR
East Point, Atlanta, GA 30344
404-762-5141 Mrs. Edgar Doyle (Melanie), Chairman
2624 Arkansas Valley Drive,
Mrs. Charles Lee, Jr. (Shirley), Chairman Little Rock, AR 72207
4526 Woodland Circle,
Roswell, GA 30075 Region VIII March 25-27
404-993-8075 Chi Delta Chapter House
University of Colorado,
Region IV June 11-13 1015-15th St.
University of Evansville Boulder, CO
Evansville, IN 303-443-0546
Mrs. Kenneth L. Kreke (Ginny), Chairman Mrs. D. E. Sieke (Elinor), Chairman
Rt. 3, Box 231, Angel Drive, 1743 Crestridge Drive,
Newburgh, IN 47630 Littleton, CO 80121
Region V June 4-6
Kearney State College
New Standing Committee Appoint
Of interest to AOIIs, collegians and The Fraternity's extensive philan- C-1
alumnae, are a number of new, top thropic activities are under the direc- Edith Anderson, B<£
level appointments for the 1975-77 bi- tion of International Chairman Dorothy
ennium made in the area of Interna- Kish Kurras (Mrs. Richard, A n ) . Valerie Burghard, p
tional Standing Committees. These in-
clude both chairmen and new addi- For another biennium, Regional
tions to the various bodies. Meetings are being coordinated by I n -
ternational Chairman Peggy Malecki
Bobbye L . McCarter, NO, past In- Frerk (Mrs. Laurence, I ) .
ternational Secretary, is the new chair-
man of the prestigious Constitution In- New appointment to the Ritual,
terpretation and Revision Committee. Traditions and Jewelry Committee
which is chaired by Virginia Boggess
Serving w i t h her are Edith Hunting- Mylander (Mrs. Walter C , Jr., K ) ,
don Anderson (Mrs. Arthur K., B*) is W i l m a Smith Leland, T., a past I n -
and Nancy Herlihy Belk (Mrs. Robert ternational President.
Serving with them are Mary D .
AOII's Delegate to the National Pan- Drummond, Nancy Moyer McCain
hellenic Conference is Mary Louise (Mrs. Walter M . , P) and Verginia
Filer Roller (Mrs. George K., A l l ) . Long Miller (Mrs. George G , I ) with
Ex-Officio Members, International
Named to serve as First and Second President Janie L . Callaway and Mar-
Alternates, respectively, are Peg Kra- sha Glover (Mrs. W i l l i a m H . , N B ) .
mer Crawford (Mrs. Richard C , I.)
and Norma Nierstheimer Berry (Mrs. Susan Davies Holtkamp (Mrs.
Willard D , P ) . Adele K. Hinton, P., Philip, fi), a Californian, once again
is T h i r d NPC Alternate. has been appointed International Schol-
Valerie Christmann Burghard (Mrs.
Fred R., P ) , who staged the highly Jessie Marie Senor Cramer (Mrs.
successful 1975 International Conven- Wesley G., 3>) has been appointed to
tion in Chicago, once more is serving the Perry Award Committee. This
as International Convention Chairman past International President joins two
in this biennium. other past International Presidents on
this body. They are Chairman Ruth
A past International President, Edith Lee Leichtamer (Mrs. Mahlon P., © * )
Huntingdon Anderson, has been named and Jessie M c A d a m L a m e d (Mrs.
Historian. She replaces A O I I ' s beloved Grant H , T ) .
Mary Danielson Drummond (Mrs.
Warren C , A4>). Former Traveling Consultant Pro-
gram Coordinator and herself a past
Rosalie Gorham Barber (Mrs. Traveling Consultant, Ginger Banks,
Michie M . , SO), an immediate past ITK, is the new Internationa] Rush
member of the Executive Committee, Chairman.
has been appointed Nominations Chair-
Susan Holtkamp. Q ••••• Ruth Leichtamer, ®>J>
14 Dorothy Kurras. A l l
ments for 1975-77 Are Announced
Rosalie Barber, %Q Norma Berry, P Ginger Banks, ITK
v Peggy Frerk, \
Jessie Marie Cramer, A, Peg Crawford, 1
Wi'/ma 5/nf'r/i Leland, T Bobbve McCarter, NO
Whafs New With Your Chapter
T H E T A OMEGA-Northern Arizona ship, Nancy Almond, AOII scholarship Spring Formal, was held at the Edgewater
chairman and past Panhellenic president, Hyatt House in Belmont Shores this
University was recipient of the Keller Key at gradu- year. The theme was "Days of Wine and
ation. This is the university's highest stu- Roses." Everyone received red roses and
Little Reno, our project for the Arthritis dent award. a wine glass as favors. Thanks to Patty
Foundation, was a great success. Thirty Louie, the evening was a huge success
five members, along with an equal num- At Honors Day, Debbie Mansell, vice and will be remembered for a long time
ber of men from campus fraternities, president, was selected as the most out- to come.
donned attire of the Twenties to create standing member of AOII at the Univer-
the atmosphere of a Las Vegas gambling sity of North Alabama with AOII rush SIGMA PHI-Califomia State
casino. chairman, Elaine Witt, being selected to
represent UNA in Who's Who in American University— Northridge
For each penny contributed, participants Colleges and Universities. Elaine also Spirit is running high at Sigma Phi as
were given a dollar of play money with was tapped to Golden Triangle, which
which they could try their luck at Black will become a chapter of Mortar Board we've found ourselves involved in many
Jack, Poker or Craps. in the near future. campus and community activities.
Throughout the evening, auctions were New officers are: Susan French, presi- We are proud to say that we are finally
held on merchandise donated by Flagstaff dent; Debbie Mansell, vice president; settled in our new chapter house pur-
merchants with players bidding on items Susan Brown, recording secretary; Crick- chased last year. Our next door neighbors
with their winnings. ett Sargent, corresponding secretary; Bev- are the Sigma Chis.
erly Harris, treasurer; Vickie Bourland,
Teri Thomas of Theta Omega, a senior Panhellenic representative; Susie Craw- New sisters are Barbara Bernstein,
and chapter president for the past two ford, philanthropic; Sonya Crawford, rush Sheri Dalton, Janet Doctor, Linda Dris-
years, has been chosen 1975-76 Traveling chairman; Laura Tinsley, publicity and coll, Susan Dudas, Michele Feldman,
Consultant. fraternity education. Phyllis Gagliano, Teri Hinkle, Gayle
Johnson, Debbie Klein, Anna Marie
U P S I L O N A L P H A - U n i v e r s i t y of L A M B D A B E T A - C a l i f o r n i a State Mann, Annette Noel, Kyle Olson, Geene
Rees, Sheri Ross, Valerie Spiro, Three
Arizona University—Long Beach Tyler and Traci Zaroff.
Our Rose Ball followed formal initia-
Lambda Beta pledge class numbered Three Tyler was given the Best Pledge
tion. Margy Mowery was named president 21 girls. Award.
and serving with her are: Tracey Gross-
ner, vice president;' Lisa Tewksbury, re-, To bring about greater sisterhood, Angel Yacoobian received the Most
cording secretary; Libby Farris, corre- Lambda Beta had a retreat at the house. Helpful Active Award. Anna Marie Mann
sponding secretary, and Peggy Pearson, Ideas concerning improving relationships was honored by Panhellenic as the sorority
treasurer. and bringing everyone closer together pledge having the highest grade point
were discussed. The day proved to be a average, with a 3.7.
Involvement of chapter members in success.
campus affairs finds Tracey Grosser, a Officers are Lynn Patterson, president;
Student Union Adviser Board hostess, To one of the last football games, we Michele Parker, first vice president; Laina
member of Angel Flight, on the Dean's brought our fathers. We bought cardinal Sullivan, second vice president; Angel
List and wearer of the AOII Recognition sweatshirts for ourselves and our fathers. lacoobian, rush chairman; Donna Koziol,
Pin. Our team won and afterward, to celebrate, treasurer; Denise Smith, recording secre-
we went out for pizza. tary; Kathy Callahan, corresponding secre-
Judy Nicola is a member of Angel tary; Nancy Wight, social chairman; Sue
Flight. Libby Farris is 1975 president of We had our mothers over for tea and Steiner, scholarship chairman; Patti Ros-
Wranglers, SUAB hostess, representative to play games. The evening was a suc- vall, keeper of the ritual; and Marybeth
to the University Religious Council, a cess and everyone is anxious to share an- Marchello, mother's club chairman.
member of the Wildlife Society and the other such, evening.
Episcopal Campus Fellowship. With the addition of our spring pledges,
To raise money for the Arthritis Foun- Debbie Pfeil, Teresa Segura and Cindy
Other involvement by AOIIs includes: dation, our annual Spaghetti Dinner was Tuch, we've become the second largest
Lisa Tewksbury, Spurs and Young Re- held. It involved our surrounding com- sorority house on campus!
publicans; Andrea Nelson, Wranglers; munity and fellow students.
Tricia Clap'p, adviser, Junior Achieve- This semester has been our most suc-
ment; Peggy Pearson, Young Republicans, The pledges sponsored a dance for the cessful year for Arthritis and other phi-
and Pam Osran, Chi Delphian. collegians. lanthropies.
Margy Mowery, recipient of the Rose Everyone got together for a weekend Realizing the importance of the Ar-
Ring for leadership, was nominated for snow trip to Big Bear Mountain. The thritis Foundation, through Annette Noel,
T K E Woman of the Year. Bryn Reese is skiing was good and no one came back our philanthropic chairman, we organized
on Mademoiselle's College Board. Libby with any broken bones. three fund raisers to help the cause.
Farris received the Rose Bracelet award.
March 17, Lambda Beta celebrated its Our most recent fund raiser for Arthri-
A L P H A KAPPA-University of North tenth birthday. We shared the evening tis was an AOII Arthritis Pen sale at our
with our alumnae. We especially welcome university's open house.
Alabama' the visit of Region V I I I Vice President
Alpha Kappa celebrated its second Marilyn Herman. Our philanthropic activities stretched
into Sigma Chi Derby Week. We won the
Founders' Day at a banquet when a silver The Spring Sing, Lambda Beta's annual Philanthropic Trophy for raising the most
tray was presented to Patti Lewis. Pam fund raising was held March 20. money for the American Cancer Society,
Wilcoxsin received the best pledge award. which was the Derby Week philanthropic
Our biggest event of the year, the
On the basis of scholarship and leader-
Western Kentucky's Alpha Chi Chapter Has Diversified Activities
Pam Allen, Carol Laichas, Cathy Haile, Lisa Horner, Beverly The lawn of the A O I I house at Western Kentucky provides a
Crow, Cathy Dorton and Joanne Peckenpaugh, entertain alumnae perfect setting for a Southern Bell Party. Left to right are Mary
during house dedication and ten year anniversary ceremonies at Reeder, Mary Rousseau, T C Jane Hamblin, Alpha Chi president,
Western Kentucky. Cathy Dorton, Sharon Rockhill and R E O , Karen Towell.
AOTTs Are In News At University of Tennessee
Lon Anne Blanton, O, greets Coach Bear Bryant during the
Alabama-Tennessee football game.
This Homecoming display in front of the p i K A house aided Omi
iron Chapter m 11 inning the Madge Harrison Award for the
Jan Stallings, Q, majorette, performs during a UT football game. group excelling in the most homecoming categories.
project. Our house raised more than $440, Apostolas, Ann Ballweg, Janet Broaddus, completely restored thanks to aid from
almost half of the total figure raised by Nora Thompson and Sue Wolff. G a m m a Sigma, collegians and alumnae,
all the sororities combined. Total pro- and by the Intersorority and Interfrater-
ceeds were more than $1100. Chi Deltans participated in Panhellenic nity Councils.
projects, two house exchanges, and a
W i t h all the excitement of Phi Psi 500, Panhellenic Plant Sale at the student BETA LAMBDA-
we were really fired up for Sigma C h i union for three days. Proceeds from the Illinois Wesleyan University
Derby Week. sale went to the Colorado Heart Associa-
tion and the Colorado Easter Seal Fund. In looking back at the past year, Beta
After the week of competition was over The Big Eight Panhellenic Conference Lambda Chapter has had a very exciting
and many of the girls had lost their voices, was held here with several AOIIs attend- and productive year. W e took a total of
we won the Spirit Trophy for the house ing. 20 pledges.
showing the most enthusiasm. Other
awards won were first place philanthropic, During Inspiration Week Chi Deltans During the past year, AOIIs have been
second place entertainment, and second had an informal get-together with alum- extremely active in campus affairs.
place overall. nae. W e went to the Country Dinner
Playhouse in Denver and saw "West Side Kristie Nestler was elected to serve on
Many of the fraternities honored A O I I s . Story." Homecoming court.
Jan Spector was selected Lambda Chi
Alpha Crescent Queen and Annette Noel May 5 the Seniors bid farewell to the Beta Lambda Chapter placed third in
was chosen Pi Kappa Alpha Dream Girl. house. T h e seniors presented a slide show the December campus carol contest.
This year has found us involved in uni- and gave each girl a red rose.
versity government and Panhellenic lead- Nancy Tretheway was elected as a
ership. Several A O I I s were recipients of special princess to the Acacia Basketball Court.
Anna Marie Mann was elected Senator honors. Sherry Hodges received a scholar-
from the School of Engineering and Amy ship from the School of Journalism for her Mary Gerker was elected to the Sigma
Kadish was elected Senator from the senior year. Sherry edits The Entre- Chi Sweetheart Court.
School of Business. Anngel Yacoobian was preneur, the Business School paper.
chosen as a Varsity Cheerleader. Jan Parsons was elected vice-president
A O I I dominated the Panhellenic E x - Pam Jones is president of Women in of the Student Senate.
ecutive Board, having three of the six Communications and the journalism hon-
members. Donna Kozial is secretary/trea- orary, Kappa Tau Alpha. Marsha Guenzler was elected to the
surer, L y n n Patterson is activities chair- University Admissions Board for the 1975-
man, and Anngel Yacoobian is publicity Peg Wachtel received the Aspinwall 76 year.
chairman. Patti Rosvall was appointed Award as the outstanding marketing stu-
assistant Panhellenic rush chairman. dent. Joy Abbott and Kris Ray, two initiates,
Our house has suddenly become very were elected to the foreign language hon-
athletic as the intramural program be- Chi Deltans will be spread throughout orary Alpha Mu Gamma.
comes more popular on campus. We've the country and abroad this summer.
participated in football, volleyball, swim- Ailleen Bender will spend next year in Barbara Frank was recipient of the
ming and Softball. We've placed second in Bordeaux, France studying French. Scholastic Honorary Green Medallion and
basketball, L y n n Patterson won the 880 was selected to study in Paris at the Insti-
yard track race, and Anngel Yacoobian G A M M A SIGMA-Georgia State tute of European Studies.
won the All-University Intramural Tennis University
title. W e took part in the annual Greek
Gamma Sigma has been active in events Week when we worked on a series of
C H I D E L T A - U n i v e r s i t y of Colorado and receiving honors in the past year. projects to raise money for S O A R (Spe-
Chi Deltans have been busy every Rushing resulted in 21 new pledges for cial Olympics and Recreation Fund). We
Gamma Sigma. also took part in many skits and contests
second at the University of Colorado. during the week. For the "Ideal Greek
Spring Rush which included an ex- A O I I placed first runner-up in Sigma Woman" we were honored to have senior,
N u Sweepstakes and won first place in Dee Norton, as our representative.
change dinner with the D U s centered Skit Night during Greek Week.
around a Mexican theme. W e took part in Sigma C h i Derby D a y
President Margo Witherspoon was se- ' when we finished second in the Derby
Other parties included a trip to Denver - lected as Ms. Georgia State University D a y Games and first in the Derby D u c k -
and an excellent dinner at the Spaghetti on the basis of scholarship and extra- ling Contest. Once again, Dee Norton was
Factory. A O I I s and their guests could curricular activities, as well as personality elected to represent us in the Derby Dar-
also be found sledding down snow-cov- and poise. The Omicron Delta Kappa ling Contest.
ered hills. Award, a once all male honor, was given
to sisters Kathy Smith and Paula Ray. NU IOTA-Northern Illinois University
The end result was a beautiful pledge Listed in Who's Who in American Col- W e initiated the largest pledge class
class including Cathy Lucas, a legacy, leges and Universities are Kathy Smith
whose mother, Paula Lucas (Mrs. Rob- and Debbie Rainer. Debbie also was on Northern Illinois University campus
ert), is a C h i Deltan. president of Intersorority Council. and still had time to stage our annual bake
sale for the Arthritis Foundation, collect
Next on the list of activities for the Paula Ray was the first runner-up in for the American Cancer Crusade and
AOIIs was "Mom Bundy Week." The the Peach Bowl Queen beauty contest. distribute petitions for the better care
entire week before her birthday C h i Del- Polly Hollenbach and Margo Witherspoon and improved facilities for the mentally ill
tans did special things for "Mom." Each were named to be on Mortar Board. Polly and exceptionally handicapped.
day "Mom" received a red velvet rose to was also, first runner-up in the Ms. Geor-
remind her of our common b o n d — A O I I . gia State University contest. Beverly Brinkman and Patti Hulten
It's terrific to have a housemother who's have the distinction of being members of
an AOII. New Inceptors, students chosen to aid Mortar Board and Janie White and Jan
in orientation by new students, are: Polly Wostratzki are members of the N . I . U .
This year A O I I competed in intramural Hollenbach, Lisa Adamson, and Vickie gymnastics team.
softball and volleyball. The Chi Deltans McGaughey.
finished third in coed softball. IOTA—University of Illinois
Margo Witherspoon is on the Board of Rush was very successful and brought
Two members served on the Panhellenic Governors for the Incept Program.
executive committee, Ann Ballweg, rush us 24 enthusiastic pledges. W e decided
coordinator, and. Nora Thompson, Secre- Sophia Weatherby was chosen to at- once again to use the theme, AOPotpourri,
tary-Treasurer. Five members of the chap- tend a national conference of the United and gave rush favors of rose potpourri.
ter were selected for the Panhellenic Nations in New York. Gail Moore, Paula T h e excitement of our pledges was wit-
leadership honorary, Rho Lambda: Kay Ray, and Connie Perdue aided in staging nessed at their pledge dance, "Hoedown
the United Nations Conference put on at at the AOCorral." It featured a hilarious
18 Georgia State University. skit by the pledges and a square dance,
complete with a caller.
Recently, the A Q I I room at Georgia
State was destroyed by a fire,' but was Iotas were very active in philanthropic
projects this year; we participated in two
major fund raising activities. AOIIs were agement honorary. Herr; pledge trainer, Jenni DeHaven;
seen all over campus selling 4,000 taffy T h e latest members of Arista, whose corresponding secretary, Connie Ehret;
apples with the proceeds going to the recording secretary, Joyce Champion; trea-
Arthritis Foundation. petition has recently been accepted by surer, Linda Hess and assistant, Bev
Mortar Board, are Susan Bejcek and Bontrager; chapter relations, Trice Clapp
In the spring A O I I and Evans Scholars Gale Minnice from Sigma Iota. Susan and Jan Mitchell; rush chairmen. Margie
held an all-campus T u g of W a r Contest. was elected vice president and Gale, Harrelson, assistant Teri Elliot; parties
The proceeds sponsored our couple in the secretary. chairmen, Myra Sylvestor, assistant Jane
National Dance Marathon for the National Ann George; recommendations chairmen,
Epilepsy Foundation and the Retarded Susan's list of qualifications include Laura Warner; ritual keeper, Tami Syn-
Children's Fund. W e participated in many her position in Leader's Council as re- der; scholarship chairmen, Karen Custer;
other projects, including the Campus cording secretary; Alpha Mn Gamma scrapbook chairmen, Lisa Fordyce; song-
Chest Balloon Sale and a house blood foreign language honorary, in the Lambda leader, Mar Roth; parliamentarian, Linda
drive. Chi Alpha Crescent Club, University Cullnane; fraternity education, Jan Abbs;
Union Special Events Committee, and of. Panhellenic representative, Lisa Jacobs
Once again, AOIIs brought home the the flag twirlers in the University. March- and Marv, Sheets; social chairmen, Sue
first prize trophy, Best Overall, in the ing Band. Rineyand, and historian, Linda Hoffman.
Atius-Sachem Sing, for the second year
in a row. It was one of the highlights of She has been on the Dean's list several The annual banquet honoring seniors
Mom's Weekend. times while participating in such activi- was highlighted by last wills and testi-
ties such as the Panhellenic-Inter-Frater- monials. Linda Custer was presented the
Iotas were rewarded by many honor- nity Council charity drive for Multiple Outstanding Senior Award and Jane Anne
aries for their work in both scholastics Sclerosis, the Alpha Phi Omega blood Vigus won the Sisterhood Award.
and activities. Kathi Koenig was given drive, and the book drive for Greek Week.
U . of I's highest^ honor, the Bronze T a b - Jenni DeHaven, Jan Hayden and
let, which signifies her standing in the top Gale has spent a large portion of her Linda Herr tied for the Mai Anderson
3 percent of the 1975 graduating class. time with the Student Education Associa- Award.
tion. As a freshman she served as vice
Mortar Board tapped Janie Little and president, during her sophomore and jun- PHI OMICRON-Hanover College
Suzanne Meyer; Shorter Board tapped ior year she was president, and now she Every year has its unique moments, but
Linda Diedrieh and Gayle Kremers. New serves as the membership chairperson.
members of Torch, the junior women's ac- this year was extra special to us since it
tivity honorary, are Shannon Ellis, Jan She is the only undergraduate represen- marked our 25th anniversary on Hanover
Osterland, and Karen Littwin. Phi Kappa tative on the Dean's Search Committee campus.
Phi, the all-university honorary, has two for the College of Education, and she has
new A O I I members, Nancy Adams and been the Founder's Day chairman for our The enthusiasm of our founder, Jean
Kathi Koenig, who is also a Phi Beta chapter. Horner Ortale, N O , spread among all the
Kappa. guests at the 25th anniversary celebra-
She has received the Mary I . Mead tion of the founding of Phi Omicron.
Kathi Koenig, Janie Little, and Holly Scholarship Award, which is given once
McCray have been chosen for Sigma Iota a year to the person who has contributed Besides Mrs. Ortale, we had the oppor-
Alpha, the pre-law honorary. Judy Mi- the most to her university ;is well as tunity to meet six charter members, the
chels was awarded Highest Honors in maintaining high scholarship standards. first house mother, the dean of women
Speech and Hearing Science. Lynne Ellis, at the time of the founding, and other
Laura Beile, Fran Ward, Joan Bevaequa, KAPPA KAPPA—Ball State University alumnae.
and Kathy Rippel, treasurer, are members Three girls were honored for their schol-
of Alpha L a m b d a Delta. The day's activities included a social
arship, service and campus activities by hour, skit, luncheon, talks, and ritual.
Iotas are also a driving force on the being tapped for Mortar Board. They are Addresses were given by our founder, the
Panhellenic Council. T w o top offices, Su- Jan Abbs, Linda Herr and Linda Hess. first initiated member of the chapter and
zanne Meyer, president, and Shannon our Regional Vice President, Kay Suther-
Ellis, internal vice president, are held by Also chosen for membership in the new lin. •
A O I I s . One or more A O I I s are involved Greek honorary, Rho Lambda, were presi-
in almost every Panhellenic committee. dent, Linda Custer, Jan Abbs and Linda A O I I s at. Hanover compiled the highest
Herr. grade point average of all other living
W e also are politically active. Holly units on campus. During that term we
McCray, Suzanne Meyer, Shannon Ellis, Basketball Marathon, Kappa Kappa's an- also had twelve sisters on the Dean's List.
and Jane Volden were elected to L . A . S . nual philanthropic project was another W e honored our collegians at our annual
Council. Holly, Suzanne, and Kathi success with 137 teams entered from all scholarship banquet, serving everyone
Koenig are members of the Champaign- over the state. The Marathon lasted for steak.
Urbana Senate. Janie Little acted as 18 hours this year. Lisa Fordyce and Bev
Champaign County Coordinator for the Bontrager were co-chairmen of the event. Another example of Phi Omicron's high
pro-E.R.A. Rally in Springfield. academic standard was displayed by its
Following initiation of 22 pledges a brilliant participation in the Brain Bowl,
SIGMA IOTA-Western Illinois banquet was held in their honor when sev- sponsored . by the campus student life
University eral awards were presented. They in- committee.
eluded: initiate with the most improved
Sigma Iota members were proud when grades, Bonnie Ehret; Ruby A Award, By the second round the AOIIs were
they heard that two of their girls are in- Jane Ann George; Active of the Year, the only female living unit playing against
cluded in Who's Who in American Col- Jenni DeHaven; and Pledge of the Year, the male population of the school, but we
leges and Universities. T h e y are Donna Joni Wray. lost to the independent men after close
Bell and Jan Snyder who are both seniors. third and fourth rounds.
Kappa Kappa again, participated in
Donna has served as our Panhellenic Spring Sing with Lambda Chi Alpha A O I I s were not strictly involved in
delegate, as a member and junior advisor fraternity. They placed first in mixed academics but also sponsored many social
of the Alpha L a m b d a Delta freshman group division and also took the over-all events. We had a Bavarian party. Re-
women's honorary, and as a member of award, Sweepstakes. freshments served were cheese, home-
the communications committee of the made bread, and root beer. Decorations
University Union Board. Ball State A O I I s rode down campus also carried out the theme and of course,
sidewalks in preparation for the annual the dance of the evening was the polka.
Jan has been working hard as trea- Trike-a-thon/Bike-a-thon and cheered on
surer of the University Union Board for the Sigma Chis in their attempt to win Our final philanthropic project of the
two quarters. She is also a member of the the Bike-a-thon. The trikers placed third year was an ice cream social for the cam-
Phi Gamma Nu women's business sorority and fourth while the bikers place fifth in pus and faculty.
and of Sigma Iota Epsilon business man- the event.
Phi Omicron was excited and honored
New Kappa Kappa officers are: Presi-
dent, Jan Hayden; vice president, Linda 19
Beauty, Brains Involvement Characterize
Sigma Omicron Chapter At Arkansas State
Beth Moss, J O , is president of Sigma Omicron's Dana Huds- Jean Owen, %0, was in the Maria Malhan distinguished
Arkansas State University's peth was in the Homecoming Homecoming court, is T K E herself at Arkansas State by
Panhellenic. court, Lambda Chi Alpha Sweetheart, and is listed in being chosen an Indian Prin-
Crescent Girl and a member Who's Who in American Col- cess.
of the Princess Platoon. leges and Universities.
mi i 1
Sigma Omicron's Millie Cald- Linda Maack, a member of ASU Marching Band member, Pretty Rhonda Bailey, who
Debbie Allison, was named serves as ASU majorette, is a
well Ward, left, is editor of Arkansas State University's Sweetheart of the T K E ' s pledge member of P i K A ' s Dream Girl
Arkansas State University's cheerleaders squad, is S ' I ' E
yearbook. Vickie Gasman, pledge class sweetheart.
right, edits The Herald, was
recipient of the Wilson Award
and is featured in Who's Who.
when Pamela Dreher, was elected presi- Sue Johnson, Char Cassman and Pat Listed in Who's Who in American Col-
dent of the Hanover Panhellenic Council. Mongarez. leges and Universities were Diane Davies,
Hiedi Bfeil and Debra Harrison.
KAPPA ALPHA- Grand Prix girls are Mindy Weber,
Indiana State University Linda Cooper, and pledges Judy Yu, Each Christmas the AOIIs and Sigma
Libby Gurthet and Teri Smead. Phi Epsilons host a Christmas holiday
Kappa Alpha aided in philanthropic party for the mentally retarded children
projects throughout the year. They col- Positions on The Greek, the sorority- of Sioux City.
lected for the March of Dimes and par- fraternity newspaper, continued to stay in
ticipated in the Cancer Drive. At registra- the A O I I house as Reen Wilson became Panhellenic Council and Interfrater-
tion, both in the fall and spring, the chap- News Editor, and Pat Mongarez was se- nity Council sponsored a Dance Marathon
ter sold coffee and cookies for the benefit lected as junior board member, photog- for muscular dystrophy. AOIIs were in
of the Arthritis Foundation. rapher and reporter. charge of food for the event and many
chapter members also danced. The event
Along with the beginning of second Student Volunteer Corps is served by went on for 30 hours.
semester came Campus Revue. AOIIs Joanne Carper as program director and
paired with the men of Lambda C h i A l - Barby Cooper, publicity director. Some chapter members journeyed to
pha, presented "A Star Spangled Tribute Maryville, Mo., for A O I I Days on that
to George M . Cohen." T h e y placed sec- Omicron Nu, a home economics honor- campus. Spring was marked by our formal
ond in competition and received The ary for juniors and seniors, selected Sue and Greek Week. A O I I Heidi Pfeil was
Carl S. Osbourne Award for best techni- Johnson as president. Greek Woman of the Year.
cal crew. Leslie Jones was director and
Debi Walls served on the production staff. Three AOIIs have been selected for BETA C H I -
membership in Skull and Crescent, an Kentucky Wesleyan College
With spring came Tandemonia. AOIIs honorary and service organization for
sophomore men and women. They are We've had a productive year at Beta
participated in these spring games with Linda Cooper, Jeanne Feldhusen and Chi. Throughout the year we've partici-
Pat Mongarez. pated in four fund-raising philanthropic
one of the high points Songfest, when projects. W e distributed pamphlets on two
Pep Committee activities will keep different Saturdays, dispensed information
under the direction of Annette Cantrell, Mindy Weber busy in the senior board at a basketball game, sponsored singing
position as secretary-treasurer. Filling jun- Valentines and were waitresses at a school
the chapter presented "The W i n d of ior board positions are Pat Mongarez; dinner resulting in approximately $400
Cheslyn Nielson, assistant publicity direc- being raised.
Life." Ending Tandemonia activities was tor; and Barb Carlson.
In intramurals, our teams placed first in
the race itself, with A O I I paired with the Mindy Weber was honored by the men softball, volley ball and bowling and sec-
of Theta C h i when they proclaimed her ond in basketball.
women of Blumberg Hall and the men of their 1975 Dream Girl.
E a c h week at meetings we present the
Sandison Hall. Parent's Day was also held Jill Hoffman, chosen as our 1975 Grand Ruby Pin to a girl who most exemplifies
Prix queen candidate was selected one one of the characteristics of an A O I I . Terri
the day of the race. , of the ten finalists of the competition. Hickman was recipient on one occasion for
friendliness, Debbie Dunn, most witty,
A O I I State Day was held in Terre A L P H A THETA—Coe College and Amy Owen, most individualistic.
Haute with Kappa Alpha hosting the event Deb Richardson, Cindy Pladna, Leslie
which was held in the Hulman Civic Cen- Donah Lee Quin received the silver
ter. Arnold and Susan Mason blended their bowl as the most exemplary A O I I .
lovely voices to sing Valentines to Coe
Kappa Alpha climaxed the school year College's students and faculty and the Our most outstanding pledge was Deb-
with a spring banquet. proceeds they raised went to the Arthritis bie E i d .
PHI UPSILON-Purdue University OMEGA X I -
This year for Valentines Day Phi Upsi- Recent initiates are Martha Bourne, Morehead State University
Dana Bendigkeit, Deb Richardson, Leslie
lon sold singing valentines to raise money Arnold, Beth Gamse, Cindy Lanphere, Omega X i Chapter at Morehead State
for the Arthritis Foundation. For 25 Venessa Batey, and Sue Mason. Pledges University is overjoyed at having its largest
cents each we made phone calls to more included Sue Bregant and Olga Almosov. pledge class ever.
than 500 sweethearts and sang requested
songs making approximately $125. Martha Bourne, Leslie Arnold and T h e first major all-campus event was the
Dana Bendigkeit volunteered their spare Lambda Chi Alpha Decadron with
This spring we hosted a tea for the time to St. Luke's Hospital's Family pledges of sororities invited to participate.
housemothers at Purdue University. Our Planning Center. Our pledges took first place.
housemother assisted in the hospitality.
Martha Bourne, Gayle Giles and Dana Susi Rounsley is a member of the M S U
W e invited our mothers and fathers to Bendigkeit starred in the production, diving team. She won a first place ribbon
join in the fun of all the Mom's Weekend "Calm Down Mother," while Deb Rich- for her division during her first weeks
activities on campus as well as at the ardson was featured in "Three Penny as an A O I I pledge. Susi is also involved
house. After a dinner served at the house Opera." in bowling and volleyball on campus.
our parents cheered us on as we partici-
pated in the University Sing competition. Beth Gamse and Dana Bendigkeit are T h e Miss M S U pageant, is a forerun-
members of Alpha L a m b d a Delta, honor ner to the Miss America and Miss Ken-
W e joined in the fun of the annual society for freshmen students with a 3.5 tucky pageants. One of our collegians,
Theta C h i Spring Rally. Several sorori- grade point average or better. Cindy Bus- Bertha Hampton, represented the chapter
ties competed in various relay races and bee received the Baker Scholarship for in the pageant. Two pledges, Gloria
a costume fairy tale competition with our her scholastic abilities. Bowling and Stephanie Walters were also
Dopey receiving third place trophy. in the running. Gloria represented Alpha
Terry Carroll was author of a paper Chi Rho fraternity. Stephanie represented
Diane Danowskic, Art junior, from chosen to be sent to the Iowa Sociological Sigma Pi fraternity. Bertha, recording
South Bend, is one of only three women Association. secretary, is ah "eaglette" in the march-
in Iron Dey, the highest honorary on ing band.
Purdue's campus. Diane is also a member T H E T A CHI-Morningside College
of Mortar Board, president of Female Theta C h i chapter reports the largest Sondy Stratton is an active participant
Action and Communications Exchange in the R . O . T . C . Pershing Berets Drill
( F A C E ) and a member of O l d Masters pledge class on their campus. Diane Da- Team. She was a candidate for Military
Central Committee. vies was selected as Outstanding A O I I . Ball Queen.
The announcement was made during a
Grand Prix Foundation has three AOIIs dinner scheduled for Parents' Weekend. 21
serving as senior board members: Kate
McCrossan, Pam Stewart, and chapter
president, Marti Lindenberg.
Busy with junior board positions are
Karen Gordon, A Q . Kentucky, Carmen Arnold, Af2> served as Lynn Walker, A Q . was a mem- Kathy Hunt, A C has been
was chosen first runner up in Murray State University Home- ber of the Homecoming Court chosen as Murray State Uni-
the Miss Murray State Pageant. coming Queen. She was junior at Murray State. She was versity's outstanding woman
A freshman, she recently was representative to the Student president of Kappa Delta Pi, and outstanding female gradu-
elected to sophomore repre- Government Association and honorary education sorority, ate in music. She is a member
sentative of the Student Gov- is a member of the Dorm and was the recipient of the of Sigma Alpha Iota honorary
ernment Association. Council. A O I I Alumnae Scholarship. music sorority and is Phi Mu
AOTT Weekend At Northwest Missouri State
By Donna Pinnick, A O planned. Sheri Gilmore and Liz Hinkle, can smile
It snowed about four inches on April The opening speech was given by
2 a n d it looked like five months of about the success of Lambda Omega's re-
planning w o u l d have to be postponed. Evertt Brown, assistant to the univer-
T h e weather changed, as it does quite sity president, on "Greeks on a Univer- ception on the Northwest Missouri State
often in Maryville, the snow melted sity Campus." Following him was the
and the grass turned green to make slide show about A O I I narrated by University when guests included Rosalie
A O I I weekend at Northwest Missouri Sheri Gilmore. Sharon Martin, Region
State U n i v e r s i t y one of the first sunny V Vice President, spoke next about Barber, 2 0 . 1973-1975 international exec-
weekends. "The Founding of L a m b d a Omega."
Carol O'Riley, started where Sharon utive vice president, and Gerry King, Q O ,
Sisters came from everywhere in our left off with "The History of L a m b d a
region; Warrensburg, Morningside, Omega." Then Nancy Johannsen, Re- 1973-1975 international secretary.
Kansas City, St. Louis, and Topeka. gion V Director, spoke about "Lambda
E x c i t e m e n t filled the halls of A O I I . Omega's Regional Involvement." The
Old acquaintances were renewed and finale was presented by Rosalie Barber,
new ones began. International Executive Vice President,
when she spoke about " A O I I Inter-
Saturday, April 5 dawned the day national."
that Donna Pinnick, coordinator, had
New Lambda Ann Schnur, A C
Omega initiate has served North-
Linda Barnes, west Missouri State
Northwest Mis- as president of
Guests of Lambda Omega at Northwest Missouri State University for their reception, souri State Univer- Kappa Omicron
entitled "Everything you Always Wanted to Know About A O I I , " included Gerry King, sity, was elected Phi home eco-
120, Kansas City, International Secretary, 1973-75. Karen Smith, A C Carol O'Reilly stale president of nomics fraternity,
and Janice Meyers, Rosalie Barber, 2 0 - International Executive Vice President 1973-75; the Missouri State and president of
Sharon Martin, JI A. Region V Vice President, Nancy Johnunnssen. cj>. Region V Direc- Home Economics Embers senior
tor, Kansas City alumna Joyce Hall, and St. Louis alumna Dot Kinian. Association. women's honorary.
AOTT Stand-Outs ALPHA OMICRON-
At Montana State Include
Louisiana State University
Jeannie Uhlrick, A3>> was Kristi Cooper, is a
Sigma Chi Derby Alpha Omicron chapter opened the new
recipient of the Junior At- Darling. year with the election of officers. Jeanie
Crane is president w i t h Debbie Stelter
tainment Cup and also the serving as first vice-president; Debbie
Lolan, second vice-president; Kathy Os-
Herrick Award, as Montana wald, treasurer; Susie Spear, social chair-
man; Deborah Bando, rush chairman; and
State University's outstand- Linda Cherepow, scholarship chairman.
ing senior woman. Alpha Omicron hosted an officer work-
shop, something new for Region V I I !
Molly Montgomery, Ginny Grossman, Mary Palffy, A3>. JanDee May, A<J>- Alpha Omicron, Delta Beta, Kappa Tau,
was a Military Ball Lambda Tau, and Pi chapters were rep-
A4>, was voted Pi A<I\ serves on the president of Alpha princess. resented. It was a weekend of discussions
and activities. Georgiann Grace, Lambda
Kappa Alpha Fra- A.S.M.S.U. Judicial Phi's chapter, is a Tau was on hand for the workshop.
February was a busy month for us. I n -
ternity's outstanding Board. member of the Field f o r m a l rush brought to us t w o new
pledges, Kim Ponder and Gaylene Kilgore.
Pikete and presi- House Committee.
Valentine's Day we sold "Singing Valen-
dent of the group. tines" which consisted of a red rose and a
song sung by members of the chapter.
Connie Hollenback, Denise Schoer, A<f>- Kathy Anderson, Donna Rader, A4>> W e raised more than $200 for the Arth-
A<J>. is Phi Sigma ritis F o u n d a t i o n .
A3>, was selected co- is Panhellenic trea- Kappa i$ Women's Day
Stardust Fraternity's Preceding the Red Rose Formal, the
chairman of High surer and was co- Queen. courtesy chairman, Mothers' Club hosted an informal party
at the chapter house. Awards given an-
School Week. chairman of the at Montana State. nually were presented to Paula John,
pledge with highest grade average; Mich-
Muscular Dystrophy elle Ruest, most outstanding pledge; and
Diane Petrocco. most improved grade
Dance Marathon. average. Alpha Omicron was greatly hon-
ored when Adele Hinton, Rho, Inter-
national officer, visited the chapter.
April began with Sigma Chi fraternity's
annual Derby Day with A O I I . AOIIs re-
ceiving the first place trophies in t w o
In overall competition A O I I tied for
first place in the Blue bracket.
T h e Mothers' C l u b hosted the first
Mother-Daughter luncheon in April.
Jambalaya Jamboree, otherwise known
as Jam-Jam, was an all-campus event.
A O I I entered the concessions competi-
tion w i t h Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. The
featured "Cajun Cosine" of crawfish,
crabs, oysters, and jambalaya brought us
a first place t r o p h y .
The annual Senior Banquet was held
for graduating seniors, M a r y Sue Metz,
Charlotte Polito, Beth von dcr Lehr, Linda
Cherepow, Linda Smilie, and Karen Jancz-
arek. Also honored at the banquet was the
g i r l chosen as the outstanding junior. She
is Deborah Bando.
The semester ended, however, not w i t h -
out recognition of many members of
Alpha Omicron Pi. Kathy Finley was ac-
cepted into Angel Flight, of the air force.
Beth von der L c h r has been accepted into
M u Sigma Rho, a scholastic honorary and
Phi Kappa Phi, the highest scholastic
honorary on campus. Also recognized
Debbie Lolan, M u Sigma Rho, the
Spring Dean's List, Intramural Tennis
Mixed Doubles winner, Phi Kappa Phi.
Debbie Stelter, Alpha Chi Sigma, a chem-
istry honorary; Beverly Morgan, Panhel-
lenic grievance committee chairman, Pan-
hellenic parliamentary chairman; Stepha-
nie Davitt, Alpha Lambda Delta, a fresh-
man honorary, Russian Club, Freshman Kristy Cole, junior Panhellenic delegate, At the beginning of this semester 25
Dorm Advisor; G w e n Glueck, Queen of served as vice-chairman of the Louisiana were initiated. AOII had the largest
the Greater New Orleans Golf Tourna- Home Economics Association. Phi Kappa pledge class for the year and the largest
ment; Jane Tomsula, Freshman Town Ad- Phi candidates from the chapter were number of initiates for sororities at the uni-
visor; Sallie Earle, Lambda C h i Alpha Laura Jayne, Terry Thomey and Melissa versity. The Northern Virginia Alumnae
sweetheart court; Debbie Brown, Phi Broyles. During the awards assembly, chapter was very gracious in hand making
Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Epsilon, assis- Lambda T a u chapter received the N L U red satin roses for all of the new initiates
tant sorority editor of the Greek Gazette; Panhellenic Scholarship Trophy for hav- as gifts.
Mary Kay Thomas, Alpha Epsilon Delta, ing the highest scholastic average among
a pre-med honorary; Cynthia Smith, Alpha campus sororities. Peggy Sears was voted the Sweetheart
Epsilon Delta; Charlotte Polito, Phi Kappa of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Arlene Dillon
Phi; Jan Diamond, Alpha Lambda Delta, Lambda Tau's Laura Jayne is Panhel- was voted Dream G i r l of Delta Sigma Phi.
Sigma Phi Iota; and Celeste Smith, Alpha lenic president.
Lambda Delta, Sigma Alpha Iota, College A O I I participated m the Woman's
Republicans, Dean's List. GAMMA—University of Maine Recreation Association, playing against
Gamma Chapter was proud to welcome dorms and sororities in basketball and
LAMBDA T A U - volleyball.
Northeastern Louisiana University 19 new sisters into A O I I .
Many AOIIs participated in campus ac- Greek pride flowed during Greek week
Lambda Tau Chapter welcomed 33 and A O I I was right up front demonstrat-
pledges to their chapter. tivities. Susan Bridgeo, Beth Austin, and ing fraternity spirit.
L i n d a C a r d were chosen as Sophomore
Loraine Tomlinson's active crews Eagles, and Susan was elected president Pi Delta collected more than $300 for
headed the chapter's successful Panhel- of the Eagles. T h e new A l l Maine Woman the Arthritis Foundation with road blocks
lenic and schoolwide sport's activities. selected on campus include from AOII, during a campus-wide contest to collect
Among the honors were third-place in vol- Martha Lambert, Kathy Harper, Mary the most money for philanthropies. A O I I
leyball intramurals and first-place in the Ambrose, and Susan Robinson. came in second place.
school bowling tournament.
W e participated in the fun of Greek TAU—University of Minnesota
Debbie Lawler and Terry Thomey were Weekend and A O I I came out the winner. First place • in the Songfest during
members of the university tennis team. It was a great time for showing that great
A O I I spirit. Greek Week under the leadership of
Campus activities included many AOIIs Rosemary Januschka boosted our point
who served various and unique functions A O I I co-sponsored a bipod bank for the total towards a first place overall in Greek
throughout the campus. Martha Wood, Red Cross. It was very successful with Week.
Patty Graves, Pat Pate and Leah Wim- many donors. W e also sold lightbulbs.
berly are senators in the Student Gov- T h e proceeds w e n t to our philanthropy Cynthia Von Huben accepted the first
ernment Association while Janet Hiller, project. place trophy on behalf of the chapter.
Laura Walcher and Janna Halls Sims
served on the N L U Union Board. This spring we had our traditional Serving on the Executive Carni Com-
"Little Italy" night and the sisters de- mittee of Campus Carnival was Nancy
The campus newspaper. The Pow Wowl cided to invite a fraternity. W e all en- Fleming. Other AOIIs worked where
was aided by reporters Patty Graves, joyed a delightful evening. needed during the weekend-long campus
Nancy Bozeman and Debbie Salsbury. event. Our services were rewarded with
W e had our annual Barbara Dunn gifts from judging committee.
Melanie Wallace, philanthropic chair- Hitchner Girl of Gamma tea. This tea is
woman, served on the Arthritis Founda- held to recognize an outstanding A O I I and Both Stephanie Good and Jane Nerison
tions Board and on the Arthritis Steering senior girl. Marjorie Ross was the Gamma received awards on State Day, outstanding
Committee. honored. senior of the year and scholarship award,
respectively. Susan Januschka received a
Melanie led the chapter into a kick-off P I D E L T A - U n i v e r s i t y of Maryland Senior Recognition Award.
drive when the chapter collected $1,000 Pi Delta has just about completed an-
which was sent to the Arthritis Research Mrs. Walter Pierce Munro, Tau, offered
Fellowship. The chapter joined forces other semester of activities, hard work, her pin to us to use as we see fit. It
with Theta X i fraternity in a joint drive and fun. would indeed be an honor to wear the pin
for Arthritis Foundation and Multiple of such a kind, considerate, and thoughtful
Sclerosis. Donna Jo Walton, chapter trea- This school year Pi Delta celebrated past president of T a u .
surer, reports $64 collected for the Ruby their 50th Anniversary. Of the original 26
Fund. charter members 11 were present to re- DELTA PI-
ceive their 50-year pins. There was a Central Missouri State University
Spring semester philanthropy began formal celebration in the chapter house,
with an area-wide Arthritis Marathon but a few days later we invited the entire Action, organization, and participation
Dance. L a m b d a T a u raised $1,400 to Greek system to help us in our celebration spell out the school year for Delta Pi.
support their contestant, Lisa Pierce and by having a party in Ritchie Colisium.
her dancing partner. A O I I was the first sorority at the Univer- Spring brought our annual Mothers'
sity of Maryland to ever have such a Tea, a day in which we entertained our
Climaxing philanthropic activities, AOIIs party. More than 1,000 people attended. mothers with a slide show emphasizing
made $100 at a Cake Walk on N L U Go what A O I I means to us. Another spring
West Day during Spring Fever Weekend. W e again received recognition from the activity was our Rose Formal which was
Proceeds from tins p'roject went to the Red Cross for helping sponsor the Campus held at the Ramada Inn in Sedalia, Mo.
Diamond Jubilee Foundation. Blood Drive. A total of 815 pints were Individual awards given at the banquet
collected in a three day period. A O I I is were "Highest Grade Point," Kathy Starke,
During university honors assembly, Pat still one of the principal sources for don- and "Pledge of the Year," Paula Merriman.
Pate and Melanie Wallace were named as ors in the. Washington Metropolitan Area.
members of the N L U Senior Board. Mela- April 20-24 was A O I I week featuring
nie also received honors as Outstanding Homecoming activities resumed this secret sisters and an ice cream party em-
Junior which entitles her to serve as presi- year and AOII, in conjunction with Sigma phasizing grades. The following week be-
dent of the Senior Board. Alpha Epsilon, won third place in the gan Greek Week and AOIIs were victori-
float contest and a $100 scholarship. ous in a number of events.
Karen Cole, 1974 chapter president,
received the N L U Certificate of Mastery L o r i Cuerou has been accepted to Who's Ending up a busy two weeks, AOIIs
in English Language and Literature. Who in American Colleges and Universi- held a Senior Banquet at Sirloin Stockade
Karen served as editor of the N L U literal')' ties. in Warrensburg, Mo. Awards were given
magazine, "The Helicon." for G i r l of the T e r m and G i r l of the Year.
Judy Bro is studying in Risskov, Den-
24 mark. Our queen and princess candidates for
this years "Ugly Man on Campus," a
charity drive, were Mary Siragusa and PHI B E T A - Our Anne Quirke is Panhellenic rush
Terri Swarz. East Stroudsburg State College chairman and Shannon Phillips is one of
the first women on campus to join Alpha
Individual honors for 1974-75 included As a result of our rush teas directed Phi Omega, service fraternity.
Top Ten Best Dressed, Connie Loesch, by Barb Check and Kathy Heck, our
Delta Upsilon fraternity Sweetheart and pledge class numbered 15, and we TAU OMICRON-
Tassels, Kathy Gonsalves, T r i Kapps, initiated 13 of these girls in May. University of Tennessee—Martin
nursing sorority, president Cindy Dub-
bert, and Alpha Phi Omega Sweetheart Traveling Consultant Jane Hamblin's T a u Omicron has undertaken the op-
princess, Cece Youhouse. AOII's bowling visit coincided- with our annual Parents portunity of heading the Arthritis Drive
team took first place. Day celebration. for Weakley County.
B E T A RHO-University of Montana Phi Beta had a great time with Wagner This is the first time an A O I I chapter
College's Theta Pi Chapter during two has attempted anything of this nature and
For philanthropic, the big event was visits. we are excited and determined to succeed
in raising $5000.
a prize ratHe netting $96.50 which was W e traveled to the home of Carol
Waters, R E O for Region I, and met with Several committees have been organized
donated to the Arthritis Foundation. Allentown and Philadelphia alumnae who in connection with this project including
presented Barb Check with an outstanding a house-to-house committee, business com-
Socially, Beta Rho chapter has been junior award for her service to the chap- mittee, public relations, public education,
ter. and patient care. We recently had a road-
very active. We have had four exchanges block and house-to-house drive in Martin
Under the direction of Mary Grace and raised $1000. A fraternity raffle also
with fraternities, pumpkin caroling, sled- Guarino, we placed first in the sorority was held.
division of Greek Week competition.
ding and softball games. W e placed in In addition to roadblocks and house-to-
Along with other campus sororities, we house drives, we plan to have other fund-
four different inter-sorority competitions sponsored a dance marathon to aid in raising projects. Some suggestions have
sending junior diabetics to summer camp. been made including basketball marathon
put on by various fraternities, and we Our own vice president, Janet Sabine was and washing airplanes, at the Union City
played an important part in Greek Week.
The year's activities ended with a picnic Tau Omicron has also been very busy
A certificate of appreciation was sponsored by our graduating seniors. in campus affairs. Panhellenic recently
had their annual banquet and we were
awarded to us by the Red Cross for our GAMMA B E T A - proud when six University Service Awards
Indiana University of Pennsylvania went to A O I I s .
help in the Blood Drive. We helped with
The Spring semester was a very busy Jane Ragland was named Greek Woman
the door-to-door Cancer Crusade and par- one for the Gamma Betas. of the Year. W e also received the A l l -
Sports trophy for the 1974 year. A O I I
ticipated in a basketball marathon for Rush started the semester, but the L y n n Thompson is Panhellenic president
campus was hit with a flu epidemic. By for the coming year.
muscular drystrophy. , the end of rush, almost one third of the
rushees had to drop out because of ill- NU OMICRON-Vanderbilt University
A housemother's tea was staged, plus ness. But even with the small number Under the direction of Nancy Britt and
of girls remaining we are proud of our
the Flathead Lake retreat. Senior Break- pledge class of eleven girls. Susan Findley, co-chairmen for spring
rush, we filled our quota with 26 pledges.
fast was another social highlight. Derby Day, sponsored by the Sigma
Chi Fraternity, was held April 20. The pledge class raised money for the
Individually, our chapter has been ac- house fund with a pancake supper. They
After all the contests were over, we placed fourth in Sigma Chi Derby Day.
tive also. were happy to walk away with first place Alpha Chi Chapter, Western Kentucky
trophy! University, came down to cheer us.
Patti Boyle is the 1975 Forester's Queen.
Indiana's annual Greek Sing was held Best pledge was Jane Duncan. Connie
Susie Wieck is Miss Electric City and April 27. Seven sororities and seven fra- Treece, Army R O T C cadet, was named
ternities participated. the best cadet in her class.
will compete in the Miss Montana Scho-
Gamma Beta was presented with second Our formal was preceded by a banquet
larship Pageant. Jan Eggleston is a mem- place trophy. A trophy for each sorority when spring pledges and their escorts
and fraternity to recognize the highest were spotlighted.
ber of Spurs, and several girls belong to scholastic achievement, and we were
proud to receive the trophy for the high- At a spring brunch for local alumnae,
Alpha Lambda Delta, a national honorary est scholastic achievement among Greek special guest was International dignitary,
groups. Adele K. Hinton, Rho.
for freshmen women.
T h e last event of the semester was the The chapter house is undergoing ex-
T H E T A PI—Wagner College Senior Banquet at which we will honor tensive remodeling under the direction of
all our senior sisters. Debbie Ewing, our Adviser Anne Matthes,
This has been a busy year for Theta Nu Omicron; and the decorating commit-
Pi Chapter with two large, consecutive A L P H A SIGMA-University of Oregon tee.
pledge classes. Recent initiates include Jayne Bochsler,
Candy Sheris, Susie Hoffman and Barb
At Solicitations Week when all campus Donna Charles, Becky Hart, Sandy Larson, Miller were elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
groups raised money for their philanthro- Debbie Taylor, Pam Williams, Lynette
pic projects, A O I I raffled off a Basket of Zuercher, Linda Converse, Janie Hall, Susan Findley is Panhellenic rush
Cheer. Campus Community Chest's theme Amy Hooper, Georgia McQuain and Ter- chairman and Kath O'Connor is Panhel-
was Mardi Gras and our booth was remi- esa Sullivan. lenic secretary. Sharon Bach received a
nescent of New Orleans' Bourbon Street special citation from the Vanderbilt Army
and housed a mask-making shop for the T h e Greeks got together and individual R O T C for her recruiting activities. Noel
children and a record-playing concession. members, for $2.00 per couple, invited a Bassi was president of Alpha Lambda
senior citizen from the Eugene area as Iris Delta and a member of Lotus Eaters.
We staged a daffodil sale for Arthritis. or her guest to a party featuring dancing, A O I I s also are members of Mortar Board
Bonnie Costello was honored by being pool and card games. and involved in several honor societies for
chosen 1975 Songfest Queen. academic achievement in specific areas of
Bonnie Brown, Diane Morse and Dianne Other special activities included a study.
Bellusci were chosen to be included in formal house dance, Spring cleaning day,
Who's Who in American Colleges and a rush retreat, Parents Weekend and 25
Universities. Greek Week.
We've also had wonderful times with
Phi Beta Chapter, East Stroudsburg State
College, with whom we are most con-
genial. Joint ventures have included
dining out, songfests and rap sessions.
W e say farewell to 17 graduating sen-
iors, Geri Acito, Dianne Bellusci, Celia
Bodaness, Christine Bohlander, Bonnie
Brown, Bonnie Costello, Susan Eisen-
berger, Laura Falvey, Susan Jacobs,
Michelle Klerx, Singhild Larsen, Claudia
Morris, Ruth Morris, Diane Morse, Corinne
Mulvenna, Celest Szweck and Laura
Bonnie Costello, ©IL Gwendolyn Glueck, AO- For the fourth time in Susan Coe, N Z . Chadron Marilyn Frances Myers,
reigned as queen over
Wagner College's Song- Louisiana State Univer- five consecutive years, an State College, treasurer A X . f.v president of the
sity, was declared Queen A O I I , M Macey, ® 0 , of her chapter and pres- American Society of In-
of the Greater New reigned over Homecom- ident of Sigma Delta terior Designers at West-
Orleans Golf Tourna- ing festivities at Northern Nu, educational honor- ern Kentucky University.
ment. Arizona University. ary, has been selected
Working with Kappa for membership in Card-
Sigma Fraternity and inal Key.
Gamma Phi Beta Soror-
ity, A O I I s built a float
which won the Pres-
ident's and Sweepstakes
A O I I s contributed to the blood mobile Gamma Sigma Chapter, president, Margo
drive on the campus of the University of
Beta Epsilon Chapter at Bemidji State Witherspoon, is seen during her coronation
College dubbed their philanthropic project
during which they sold more than as Ms. Georgia State University. Barely
pens for the Arthritis Foundation, 1,178
A rrows. Cupid's visible at right is Margo's A O I I sister,
Polly Hollenbach, who was first runner-up
in the contest.
Becky Moore, N B , right, as Miss Univer-
sity of Mississippi, represented Ole Miss at
the Miss Mississippi competition. She also
holds the title, Miss Memphis. Gaye
Forbess, left, was in the top five in the Lambda Sigmas worked hard at the University of Georgia to win the Sigma Chi Derby
Day. The quartet seen congratulating each other after the contest are Barbara Woods,
Ole Miss beauty pageant and among the Jeanne Stanley, Barbara Rose and Libby Lloyd.
top ten finalists in Miss Memphis com-
U P S I L O N - U n i v e r s i t y of Washington Chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi represented ment Association. Cathy is newly elected
in five major campus-wide positions.
Karen McMakin, alias the Mad-Hatter, president of the S G A and is the first wo-
is credited with instigating the quarterly Marcia Taylor, crowned Miss M.S.U.,
tradition of our Mad-Hatter's T e a Parties. was among 10 candidates who competed man to hold that position.
during the pageant. Marcia was scheduled
A pick-up study break on week nights, to compete for Miss Montana in Billings, Trina Habacker served this past year
these highly anticipated events offer a Montana.
great opportunity for sisters to get to- as dorm president. Nancy Balch, Patrice
gether in an informal, casual atmosphere W h e n the votes were finally tallied for
to drink tea, sing songs and talk. the 1975-1796 campus elections, Peggy Carroll, Jamie Frank, and Alice Parker
Pascoe, a junior majoring in history, found
T h e idea of wearing costumes, hats, herself as the new business manager for were members of the Dorm Council. Alice
pinafores, tails and ears, was borrowed Montana State University. Peggy is the
from the original guests at the tea party, first woman to hold this position since it was a recipient of a Women's Residence
Alice, the March Hare and the Door- was changed from Secretary to Business
mouse. Manager five years ago. Peggy is also Hall Scholarship.
Corresponding Secretary and Activities
Inspirational Week started with a fire- Chairman for the Alpha Phi Chapter. Mrs. Treva Everly Mathis, Delta
side when pledges learned the identity of
their Big Sisters, received family trees and Last year Jeannie Uhlrich, as a junior, Omega, was named Mrs. Murray State
collages, made by these sisters,, represent- received the Junior Attainment Cup, the
ing what A O I I means to them. K i m Blunt highest award given to a junior woman University. She is Delta Omega's pledge
was named Inspirational Pledge and 22 during the Woman's Day Festivities. This
pledges were initiated. year, as a senior, Jeannie received the adviser. ,
Herrick Award as an outstanding senior
"Hawaiian L u a u " was the theme of the woman. T h e Herrick Award is second only Seniors elected to Who's Who Among
spring dance given by the pledges. to the F i v e Year Speaker award.
American Colleges and Universities are
Ellen and Janet Oliphant, Terry Sea- Connie Hollenback, a junior, was se-
bury, L i z Sheeny and Debbie Davis are lected as co-chairman for High School Lynn Walker, Vickie Collicon, Georgie
active in Corvettes. Husky Honis are Gail Week. This is the second year in a row
Green and Jeanne Branom with the latter that a member of Alpha P h i has directed Fergerson, and Kathy Hunt.
serving as the organization's treasurer. this annual event.
Diane Drake served as Panhellenic rush
Alice Copeland is president of the U W Denise Shoer was elected treasurer of
student chapter, Technical Association of the Panhellenic Society for the 1975-1976 chairman and is treasurer to Murray State
the Pulp and Paper Industry. Sally Hull term. Denise, a junior majoring in Fash-
is president of the student group, Ameri- ion Marketing, was co-chairman for the Panhellenic. She is a member of Alpha
can Society of Interior Designers, and is Muscular Dystrophy Dance Marathon.
a member of Lambda Rho, art honorary. Chi and Omicron Delta Kappa honorary
The following are honors, awards, and
BETA EPSILON- positions attained: Kristi Copper, Derby sororities.
Bemidji State College Darling of Sigma C h i ; Molly Montgomery,
president of Pikettes and voted outstand- Kathy Vaughn received a Foreign Lan-
Beta Epsilon placed third in the snow ing Pikette by Pi Kappa Alpha; .Kathy
games. There were many activities Anderson, Stardust Queen, Phi Sigma guage Scholarship.
throughout this week including a concert Kappa; LouAnn Valjacic, Alpha Lambda
and the crowning of the new Paul and Delta, freshman honorary, and Lambda Fraternity Sweethearts include Kathy
Carrie to reign over the remaining year. Tau Delta, nursing honorary; Donna
Rader, courtesy chairman for Women's Hunt, Phi Mu Alpha Sweetheart, and
Our philanthropic project for the year Day; Ginny Grossman, A.S.M.S.U. Judicial
was centered around Valentines Day, and Board; Mary Palffy; president of the Kathy Blanchard, Pi Kappa Alpha Dream
called Cupid's Arrow. The sorority went house; Karen Kiemele, Alpha Lambda
to the local businessmen and asked them Delta; Cathy O'Donnell, Junior Varsity Girl.
to buy one Arthritis pen for each em- Cheerleader and JanDee May, Princess,
ployee. Military Ball. In the spring, Delta Omega participated
W e also had a direct mail box in which Alpha Phi Chapter held a Mother's Day in All Campus Sing with Katherine Lewis
we are still receiving orders. Total pens Tea for mothers and fathers. W e had
sold were 1,178. T h e Minnesota and over 150 people attend despite snow Blankenship, Delta Omega, directing
North Dakota television and radio sta- storms throughout the state, with families
tions were very cooperative. coming from as far as 200 miles away. "Shake Hands" and "A Gift of Song."
New officers are: President, Karen DELTA OMEGA- S I G M A - U . of California, Berkeley
Skrivseth; vice president, Nancy Ains- Murray State University Sigma Chapter hosted formal rush. The
worth; recording secretary, Chelle Den-
man; corresponding secretary, Marie Delta Omega girls proved again this week was very hectic but the outcome was
Christianson; treasurer, Rosalie Strieff; year that extracurricular activities, campus very successful. W e are happy to an-
chapter relations, Kathy Dahl, and pan- and community service, and scholarship nounce 14 new members: Karen Bertero,
hellenic delegates—Colleen Shannon and go hand in hand with sorority life. Chris Costantino, Sue Elderkin, Karen
Valerie Nadeau. Hansen, Sheryl Hathaway, Christy Iben,
Serving as majorettes for the year were Karen Kightlinger, Sue Lyon, Karyl Rob-
Greek Week came up in May. A O I I Gaye Miller, Karen Miller and. Diane bers, Juliette Stromeyer, Cindy Towne,
sponsored a water Olympics in the pool Stephenson. Newly chosen as a member Irene Visser and Sue West.
with many different kinds of contests. of the varsity cheerleading squad is
A party was given in honor of graduating Debra Arant. I n order to pay for a dance, the
seniors. Other social activities included pledges did odd jobs and organized a
our annual Rose banquet and a dinner AOIIs on Student Government were very successful spaghetti dinner.
honoring all the new initiates and their Deborah Hunter, Senior Class treasurer
parents. for the Student Activities Board, Diane Other fall pledge activities included a
Drake, Senior Class representative, and kidnap-caper sneak in which they kid-
ALPHA P H I - Cathy Cole, secretary, Student Govern- napped Collegians.
Montana State University
Sigma Chapter helped raise money for
Along with many honors, activities and Arthritis this year. At the Standard Oil
awards, this year has found the Alpha Phi Golf Tournament we gave prizes to golfers
who hit holes in one at our tee. I n order
to qualify for the contest, a donation was
necessary. In the winter, many Sigma
alumnae, in addition to other members
of the community, joined us at our first
annual arthritis spaghetti dinner. This
spring we also gave up desserts for two
weeks in order to give money to arthritis.
Sigma has been involved, happily, with
our sister chapter at Davis. On Founders'
Day this year we asked the girls down
for lunch and a slumber party. We were
delighted this spring when we were asked
to help with their initiation and installa-
tion. After their initiation, we presented
the new chapter with a loving cup so that
they too can have the tradition of passing
the loving cup.
W e have had many exciting events this
year thanks to the social chairwomen,
Leslie Behnke and Chris Costantino. W e
had a potluck dinner hosted by the Sigma
Chapter Parents Club. Most of the girls L i b b y L l o y d is one of the top. five Miss Chapter president Sallie Clark and
families could attend so it was a success- Greek Week finalists, with all fraternities Julie Allen were initiated into Mortar
ful evening. W e also had a mother- will vote for their choice during Greek Board; Barbara Ashcroft was elected
daughter luncheon, and we plan to have Week. We congratulate two Lambda Junior Class executive secretary; Lisa
a father-daughter baseball game. Sigmas on graduating Phi Beta Kappa: McMaster was selected a dormitory resi-
Virginia Vann and Susan Shamley. The dent adviser.
This spring we had a formal which was newly elected Lambda Sigma president is
held at Fort Mason, also we plan to have L i b b y Beck and rush chairman is JoAnn Rated second scholastically on campus,
our annual luau. Pickett. K O members exhibited a host of other
abilities. W e won first place in intramural
Spring rush was successful again this LAMBDA OMEGA- badminton singles and doubles and had
year with Sigma gaining four new pledges Northwest Missouri State University members on the varsity basketball, volley-
under the leadership of Helen Holbrooke. ball, tennis and badminton teams.
They are Jan Balles, Michelle Borras, Pat L a m b d a Omega is proud of its involve-:
Weigt, and Kerry Yarkin. ment on the Northwest Missouri State Nearly one-third of the chapter par-
University campus. ticipated in the campus volunteer pro-
Sigma has also been involved in sports gram of service to the Memphis com-
this year. Nancy Turner, a new initiate, After an exhausting and particularly munity, and our house provided weekly
helped start the Women's Crew team hectic rush, we pledged six outstanding headquarters for a local Girl Scout troop.
here at C a l . Sigma is also involved in girls. The new initiates, who are each
intramural sports. Cheryl Hansen has notably active in many campus and state- OMICRON^University of Tennessee
formed an A O I I volleyball team and we wide organizations, are Linda Barnes, This year has been a most successful
have also joined forces with the A T O fra- Janet Hawk, Roxanne Backer, Katie Mor-
ternity in intramural baseball and soccer. gan, Julie Ausmus, and Gale Smetana. one for Omicron Chapter. W e started off
Needless to say we are all keeping in the year with a bang in rushing under the
shape! Lambda Omega hosted a reception leadership of rush chairman, Becky Mc-
April 4-6 entitled "Everything You Always Reynolds. Marcia Lee Baynes and Janice
Mary Crawford was president of Sigma Wanted To Know About AOII." The re- Thompson also helped to make this year's
Chapter. Mary is a transfer student from ception was designed primarily to acquaint rush one of the best.
Lambda Beta Chapter, Long Beach and other campus organizations with our fra-
will be a senior next year. ternity. New members include: Jan Black, Jane
Brooks, Margaret Cifers, Jennifer Greene,
B i g Game Week came to a close this Omaha, was the site for our annual Cathy- Human, Lisa McCarty, Joy Moore,
year with the announcement that Sigma spring rose formal. Connie Jo Carver Helen O'Connor, Jeannie Phillips, Louise
Chapter and A T O Fraternity had won the received the N J F cup, a reward Lambda Rodgers, Ann Rountree and Debbie Smith,
house decoration contest. Omega presents at formal to an outstand- Daryn Everson, Jan Stallings, • Debbie
ing senior in honor of our first chapter Cole, Janice Grigsby, Dudley Carter,
W e are happy to announce that Kath- president, Nancy Jane Fletcher. Sherrie Wheat, Morrow Willingham, Jill
leen Walker has been named as one of Hall, Kerry Fuge, Lynn Weaver, Mary
the counselors for the C a l Summer Orien- W e ended the semester by taking a Ann Buchanan, and Phyllis Wright.
tation Program. Patricia Power has also weekend retreat at the Lake of Three
been elected president .of Oski Dolls, T h e Fires in Bedford, Iowa. The retreat was W e started off with the pledge retreat
University of California women's service initiated by last spring's pledges, but we in Cosby, Tenn.
group. Mary Jo Salvo was named Daffodil had such a delightful time, we decided
Princess of the Lambda C h i Alpha F r a - to make it an annual affair. T h e pledge formal was held at Holston
ternity at their annual Daffodil Banquet. Hills Country Club. During Sigma Chi
KAPPA OMICRON- Derby Day, we were very proud to re-
All of Sigma;s seniors participated in Sxmthwestem University ceive the Spirit Award. Before the Clem-
the annual Charter Day Ceremonies this ^Kappa Omicrbn members began a son football game we held our annual
year. It was a beautiful day and an stimulating year with 23 new pledges A O I I barbeque to earn, money for the
equally beautiful ceremony. making our chapter the largest among Arthritis Foundation. The day was beauti-
campus sororities. ful and the turn out was great, all the fac-
W e are so proud, too, to announce that tors adding up to another successful
Isabel Neft has compiled the history of This year has been packed with activi- barbeque. T h i s year we were invited to
Sigma Chapter. Copies are available for ties. W e were, hostesses to members of enter Homecoming with Pi Kappa Alpha.
all of those who are interested. Nu Beta, Omega Omicron, Sigma Omi- W e are pleased to announce that we re-
cron and T a u Omicron at a banquet cele- ceived the Madge .Harrison Award, which
LAMBDA SIGMA— brating Founders' Day and enjoyed our is given to the group who excelled in the
University of Georgia biannual formal, which was attended by most categories, and the spirit award.
more than 400 Southwestern students.
L a m b d a Sigma pledged 19 girls bring- Elections were held and the results are
ing its total number up to 103. At A O I I Stunt Night, our yearly philan- as follows: President—Becky Kinnard; first
thropy project, we earned $300 for the vice president—Lynda Richey; second
The fall and winter pledge classes Arthritis Foundation. To close the year, vice president—Becky McReynolds; corr.
worked hard to win the 19.75 Sigma C h i we honored our parents at a spring lun- secretary—Donna Stultz; recording sec-
Derby. cheon, entertaining them with skits about retary—Brenda Lail; treasurer—Becky
different aspects of sorority life. Blalock; rush chairman—^-Janice Thompson;
W e were presented with the Sigma C h i chapter relations—Patty Szabo; panhel-
trophy at the Derby Dance Saturday Members who have distinguished them- lenic delegate—Sally Walker, and social
night. selves this, year include Mary Ann Bradley, chairman—Melanie Smith.
newly-elected Panhellenic president, and
Three A O I I s were elected to the stu- Wendy Ashcroft and Serena Crawford, After the new officers were installed,
dent senate in student government elec- among six seniors to be named to the an officer's workshop was held at the Four
tions. They are Dianne Wooten, JoAnn campus Hall of Fame for their leadership Seasons Lodge in Gatlinburg. W e were
Pickett, and Debi Snelling. Dianne also at Southwestern. Serena, immediate past fortunate to have traveling consultant,
is the president of Angel Flight. president of K O , also gave our chapter the Darci Sullivan, help us in planning ac-
honor of possessing for a year the Pan- tivities and setting goals for the upcoming
Three of our girls were recently hellenic scholarship platter, awarded to year.
awarded tennis scholarships paying their the graduating senior with the highest
winter and spring quarter tuition. They gradepoint average among Greek groups This year we entered Camicus with
are L u A n n Howard, Chris Marshburn, on campus. Lambda C h i Alpha under the direction of
and Debi Snelling. Rachel Bush, winner Patty Szabo. A Parents' Day Banquet was
of the Miss Augusta contest, competed planned.
in the Miss Georgia Pageant. . ..
Glenn Younger was selected -Iffi&s T K E
Peach, an award made by all the T K E
chapters in the state of Georgia.,
AOTTs of Alpha Delta Chapter Found In All AOTTs International
Facets of Alabama Campus Activities
Pam Hubbard. B o n i t a Hubble. rm
A A . was chosen A A - was one of
as a Corolla the ten finalists in
Beauty Favorite. the first annual
Alabama Governor Wallace presided over Miss University of
the Crimson Tide's Homecoming festivi- Alabama Pageant.
ties when Alpha Delta Chapter's Janice Recipient of t h e
Oliver was a member of Alabama's Home- most outstanding FLORENCE DODGE ENNIS, K A
coming Court. She is a Tide Teammate senior award, she
and a member of the Student Council is a member of
for Exceptional Children. Mu Phi Epsilon AOII's International Parliamentarian,
professional music Florence Dodge Ennis (Mrs. John D.,
sorority. K a p p a A l p h a ) , serves as President
General of Colonial Dames X V I I Cen-
tury. She was elected at the national
conference in Washington, D.C.
Advisor of K A Chapter for 11 years,
Florence has been Parliamentarian of
A O I I for 19 years. She assisted in in-
corporating A O I I and was on the
first B o a r d o f D i r e c t o r s as Secretary.
She is president of W o m e n ' s D e p a r t -
ment Club of Terre Haute, state presi-
dent of Indiana Association of Parlia-
mentarians, president, Vinzant Unit.
Registered P a r l i a m e n t a r i a n s a n d is
l i s t e d i n Who's Who of American
Women, Who's Who in the Mid-West
a n d Indiana Lives.
Among University of Alabama Spirit Usherettes, official hostess for hostesses for this She served C o l o n i a l D a m e s as state
institution of higher learning, are Linda Newman, Pam Hubbard, Karen Meshad, Carol
Crutchfield and Susan Triplett. president, national chairman of bylaws,
secretary general, first vice president
C o l o n i a l Dames X V I I C e n t u r y is a
p a t r i o t i c , g e n e a l o g i c a l society. M e m -
bers must have ancestors contributing
to colonization of this country in the
Its headquarters are at 1300 N e w
Hampshire in Washington. It encour-
ages colonial historical research, resto-
ration of historic sites, study of Heral-
dry, and gives scholarships to students
of American Colonial History and to
American Indians in the nursing and
Tide Teammates for the swimming team Linda Newman, Carol Crutchfield. Donna medical fields.
Byrd and Fran Ross, Alpha Delta Chap-
at the University of Alabama include ter, as bat girls for the University of Florence's other genealogical mem-
Alabama baseball team, play hostesses to
Alpha Delta Chapter's Linda Newman, visiting teams as well as their own. in- berships include Daughters of Ameri-
cluding parents of the players.
Nancy Curry and Sally Williams. Their can Revolution, Mayflower Society.
duties include acting as hostess and timing Daughters of American Colonists and
and judging events. New England Women.
ALPHA OMICRON PI Directory T O : Collegiate Reporters for T O
D R A G M A (1975)
EXECUTIVE BOARD NATIONAL PANHELLENIC
CONFERENCE F R O M : Millie Murphy, Editor
Mrs. George B. Callaway (Janirae Linebaugh O) (Collegiate correspondence should be directed A T T E N T I O N : Chapter Presidents,
2400 Craghead Lane to 1st Alternate) Vice Presidents
Knoxville, Tennessee 37920 AOII Delegates and Chapter A d -
Telephone: 615-573-7558 visers:
Vice President/Operations Delegate: Mrs. George K. Roller (Mary Louise
Mrs. August Ackel (Normal Marshall KG) Filer All) This C O P Y C A L L covers col-
5340 Yarmouth, Apartment #308 Post Office Box 2317 legiate assignment required by May
Encino, California 91316 Sanford, Florida 32771 1, 1975.
Telephone: 213-345-5199 Telephone: 305-349-5675
Vice President/Development (See Executive Board listing for June 1 to Send reports of chapter activities
Mrs. John D. MacCallum (Joan Deathe K«) October 1 address) and specific honors which have
13195 Edison Crescent come to your chapter as a whole
Pierrefonds, Quebec, Canada H8Z 1Y5 1st Alternate: Mrs. Richard C. Crawford, Jr. or to individual members. Please
Telephone: 514-626-1247 (Margaret Kramer, I ) illustrate wherever possible with
(Through July and August) 9113 Massasoit good black and white photographs.
c/o D. W. MacCallum Oak Lawn, Illinois 60453
South Shore Road, Rural Route #2 Telephone: 312-422-5244 If late for May 1 deadlines, re-
Clarenceville, Quebec, Canada J0J 0B0 porter P E R S O N A L L Y must pay a
Secretary/Treasurer 2nd Alternate: Mrs. Willard D. Berry (Norma fine of $2.50.
Mrs. W.iyne R. Moore (Mary Hansuld IX) Nierstheimer P)
2601 Oakwood Road, Route #3 Fairway Estates A-41 Please consult regular over-all
Ames, Iowa 50010 8005 San Point Way, N E copy call in T O D R A G M A for
Telephone: 515-292-8555 Seattle, Washington 98115 more details on special reports.
Director 3rd Alternate: Mrs. Frederick W. Hinton (Adele SEND A L LCOPY TO:
Mrs. J . Rodney Harris (Carolyn Huey A E ) Kuflewski P)
2965 Pharr Court South, NW Mrs. Millie M . Murphy, Editor
Atlanta, Georgia 30305 CENTRAL OFFICE 4534 Shy's Hill Road
Telephone: 404-237-1487 Nashville, Tennessee 37215
Director Alpha Omicron Pi Central Office
Mrs. Ralph M. Aderman (Alice 6*) 2401 Hillsboro Rd., Suite 103,
2302 E . Newberry Blvd. Nashville, T N 37212
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53211 Telephone 615-383-1174
Telephone: 414-962-3804 Administrative Director-
Mrs. George K. Roller (Mary Louise Filer All) Mrs. Frederick W. Hinton ( P )
Post Office Box 2317
Sanford, Florida 32771 TO DRAGMA
(June 1 through October 1) Editor
Post Office Box 198 Mrs. Millie Milam Murphy, NO
Balsam, North Carolina 28707
Telephone: 704-456-6284 4534 Shy's Hill Rd.
Director Nashville, T N 37215
Mrs. William M. Westerman (Phyllis Arner P ) Telephone 615-269-6563
88 Lake Shore Drive
Youngstown, Ohio 44511
CHANGE OF ADDRESS OR NAME
To: Alpha Omicron Pi Central Office
Husband's Name Last Zip Code
T D was Received
New Address Effective IMPORTANT!
Present Office HI IelUd
of F o r speedier service
Chapter Attach Old T.D. Label
I n Honor of TO DWLGJtli' ol )>-; oaleron > . '• MftNAUtMCHT *NO CIHCUIA III
Dorothy Noble Safford B a k e r M U b W i r 1175
Alpha Omicron Pi mourns the death of Dorothy Noble Safford Barker. ^00o'£ii^"p«^ OUrlW. Co.)
Pi. sixth International President of the Fraternity.
R• „„ "WWA ow'c'iw»''i*r'rM'T^i^""UK';*'''^ '*[0 OB- (Haiion Co.)
Recently word was received f r o m Dorothy Many Barker, daughter of >um<r, Sulta 10*. Indianapolis, Indiana 4S30S
the Fraternity leader and also a member of Pi Chapter at Sophie New- IHmrt imin niiiai mi Wm K L l l l a «. Kurpfty
comb College, of the death of Dorothy Barker in Auburn. Alabama. 4SJ4 Bby'a H i l l Haahvlll*. TwiWMW 17Hi
Dorothy Barker, a graduate of the class of 1910. was one of the Oovarnad by mn
youngest Presidents of Alpha Omicron Pi in its seventy-nine year
history. She was elected at the convention in Evanston, 111., i n 1912. • IZZZVl^Z SSSSSSSnSm
In the forties she continued her interest i n A O I I and served on the ' ~?™55?avs" ]*,*io Ml
advisory committee for Delta Delta in Auburn, Ala. 1»,077
May we borrow from Stella Perry who wrote the following poem upon iy^'^^''°""""" SS/non. 40,4»7
the death of another past National President: ../—
.. — J*,IDS 40, MS
"Where goes the sun when down the glorious sea
The last of her bright garments glide and fall? """"" itt MM
Where wends the sun when by the shadowed lea aor..
She locks the gates of eve beyond recall?
See where she rises, bearing beauteous day 1*,*I0
Upon some farther night-betaken shore;
And, though the Gate of Shadows bar our way,
Behold! She opens wide the Morning's Door!
Around our pivoting, diurnal sphere
Bright cycles of her presence burn and shine,
And sun of day and star of night appear
In path of light, an aureole divine!
Not darkened, but illumed, let us go,
By night and dav, so certain of our star
That, though we sense the shadow, still we know
Her blessed light that throws it f r o m a f a r ! "
AOII NEEDS Y O U
TO MAKE A DREAM COME TRUE
Your Fraternity needs a l#Niraili llifDOlil W e need your dollars!
permanent Central Head- Many have already con-
quarters for protection of tributed to this special
memorabilia and historical fund, but we are a long
treasures as well as an way from purchasing our
office for efficient organi- Headquarters. If every
zational and administra- member gave a few dol-
tive performance. Specific lars we could make our
facilities cannot be sought dream come true.
until a down payment is
collected. *i&wiiSliSI ii iMiiR-OsOiPi
Send your Dollars to:
Central Office Acquisition Fund
ALPHA OMICRON PI
2401 Hillsboro Rd., Suite 103
Nashville, T N 37212
POSTMASTER—Please send notice of undeliverablc Second Class Postage Paid at
copies on Form 3579 to Alpha Omicron Pi. 2401 Hills- Nashville. Tennessee, and at
boro Road, Suite 103. Nashville, T N 37212. additional mailing offices.
Traditional Western Elegance of Camelback Inn,
Scottsdale, Arizona, To Be
Setting for 1977 International Convention
Scottsdale, Arizona, is the site and
that vacation area's distinguished
Camelback Inn will provide the setting
for AOII's 1977 International Conven-
Dates for this exciting biennial meet-
ing toward which all AOIIs may look
with anticipation are June 17 through
June 21, 1977.