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to inform, educate and inspire our readers on sub} relevant to our Fraternity, our chapters, our members, or Greek life; to encourage lifetime AOTT irtvolvement to salute excellence; and to serve as a permanent record of our Fraternity's history.
Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity, Inc.
Alpha Omicron Pi is an international women's fra- ternity promoting friendship for a lifetime, inspiring academic excellence and lifelong learning and developing leadership skills through service to the Fraternity and community.
Alpha Omicron Pi Foundation, Inc.
The mission of the Alpha Omicron Pi Foundation is to fund programs, which promote the intellectual, ethical and leadership development of members of Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity and, through its philanthropic efforts, benefit the larger society. The vision of the Alpha Omiaon Pi Foundation is to ensure the contin- uation ofAipha Omicron Pi Fraternity as we look ahead to the challenges of the 21st Century.
AOHinstallsPiTheta \< til installs its 177th
collegiate chapter at Florida International U, Miami, FL
Fraternity News
Quarterly A01 f news and announcements.
Leadership Academy 2000 AOIFs collegiate chapter presi- dents met in Brentwood for a weekend of learning, leader- ship training' and laughter.
NPC Spotlight
A review of NPCs 2000 Interim Meetingin Grapevine, Texas.
Alumnae News
Chapters share ideas on successful membership recmitment events.
On February 26,2001, A01I moved into our new International Headquarters at 5390 Virginia Way, Brentwood. Tennessee.
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Alumnae Bulletin Board
News, notes or stories about our alumnae chapters and alumnae members.
The facts on Ecstasy, a club drug, that is more dangerous that most people think
TheAOTT Foundation
The American Juvenile Arthritis Organization (AJAO) says "thank you" to AOII!
Collegiate News
Our collegiate chapters share their successful fund-raising ideas and events.
Collegiate Bulletin Board
Briefs and highlights from our collegiate chapters and collegiate members.
AOH Emporium
Part of the 16 page Emporium catalog is pre- sented in this issue. Contact the Emporium for a com- plete copy.
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Mariellen Perkinson Sasseen, Alpha Delta (U of Alabama)
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AOII Recruitment Information
The Membership Information Form (MIF), Legacy Form
and Recruitment Directory are included in this issue.
50 Year Members
A salute to members initiated between July I, 1951 and June 30.1952.
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International President
Carole Jurenko Jones, Alpha Delta (U of Aabama)
Executive Director
Melanie Nixon Doyle, Lambda Sigma (U of Georgia)
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Carole Jurenko Jones International President
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"What a pleasure it was for me
to have
one onone
interaction with these young women as we worked together
to become
stronger leaders"
Two visions came to fruition during the weekend of March 2-4, 2001, as Alpha Omicron Pi's first Leadership Academy was held in our new International Headquarters located at 5390 Virginia Way in Brentwood, Tennessee.
The first vision was to build an International Headquarters better equipped to facilitate personal devel- opment and leadership training. The second vision was to offer specialized training to our collegiate chapter offi- cers soon after their election. The coming together of these visions enabled alumnae members to play a central role in guiding our younger leaders. The collegians, on the other hand, were able to learn from the experiences of those who have gone before them.
Providing opportunities to genera- tions of young women is the com- mitment your Fraternity leaders, both past and present, have made to AOII's future.
Eighty-four collegiate chapter pres- idents traveled from across the United States and Canada to attend Leadership Academy. They had the distinction of being the first group to utilize our beautiful new home for training.
What a pleasure it was for me to have one on one interaction with these young women as we worked together to become stronger leaders. Thanks to the efforts of the Education and Training Committee,
the energy and excitement were tremendous and our inaugural Leadership Academy was a success.
The training was partially funded through a grant from the AOII Foundation. This is just one of many examples where the dollars you have contributed to the Foundation Annual Fund have once again sup- ported our collegiate members.
My travels during the past 18 months have taken me to chapter installations, anniversary celebra- tions, Founders' Day gatherings, and meetings with Fraternity lead- ers, just to name a few. The ideals and principles that we share have been very evident. AOIIs are com- mitted to building lifelong friend- ships, developing leadership skills, encouraging teamwork and collab- oration, and striving for excellence on all levels. We will build upon those values as we continue to pro- vide the tools necessary for success.
I look forward to seeing you this summer in Palm Desert, California, as we gather for Convention 2001 and celebrate the Ultimate Sisterhood Experience.
Carole Jurenko Jones

i Alpha Omicron Pi Installs 177th Collegiate Chapter
'lite 177th chapter of Upha I •mien m Pi wa> installed on Januars 2(1. 2H(I|.
The new Pi Theta Chapter is located on the University Park campus of Florida International University in Miami, Florida. Forty collegians and four alumnae initiates were initiated during the installation ceremony, held at the Kovens Conference Center on the Biscayne Bay Campus of FIU. Installing officers included, International President Carole Jones, Executive Board Vice President of Development Bosalie Barber, Colony Network Director Judy Bogers and Colony Development Network Specialist Helene Colon-BaphaeL
Charter members of Pi Theta are: Mariana L Aguirre Jessica Andino Angelique Asencdo Karina Anna Babani Valerie Barbera
Susan Bigam
Sonia Boxana Carias Bachel Anne Caswick Michelle Julia Franco Monica Esther Garcia Rachel Garcia
Maria Alexandra Gomez Giselle M. Gonzalez Jennifer Ashley Hughes Jessica Rosario Jamanca Graciela Justiniano
Karen Khan
So Hyon Kim
Marina H. Lamela Priscilla Ann Lee
Leslie Ann Lima
Monika Edith Marquez Erica Martinez
Laura S. Sateus
Crystal McAdams
Sandra Denisse Mira Deyna Marie Molina Phoebe Lauren Moll Jessica Montes de Oca Jennifer Anne Nutt
Clara Elisa Pablo
Sarah Christine Rebenack Arianny Rodriquez Sandra Rodriquez
Anne Michelle Romera Deinier Kandacy Salmon Dariana Alexis Saludes Kennie Johanne Silva Camila G. Takahashi Priscilla Abigail Telon Karina Anne Tome
Silvia Maria Usategui Alicia Maria Vigil-Bianco Antonella Visconti
Alumnae Initiate Members include: Marilyn Abdo
J. Karina Garcia
Judy Siu Manchoy Michelle Nunez Anna Tang
That evening was highlighted by the AOII Bose Banquet,
Center. The event was a celebratory dinner in honor of the new chapter and a formal introduc- tion of the new members to family, friends, university faculty and staff members and Greek System leaders.
Other AOII guests in attendance for the banquet include Jill Soost, Chapter Consultant for the new colony; Jennifer White, AOII Extension/ Colony/Chapter Consultant Administrator; 13 members of Gamma Omicron (U of Florida) Chapter, Pi Theta Alumnae Advisory Committee and Corporation Board members; Mary Alice Manella, Associate Director for Campus Life at FIU; Lauren Mehalik, Alumnae Network Specialist and MaryDell Paterno, Miami Area Alumnae Chapter President
Recognized guests at the banquet included members from Phi Gamma Delta, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Pi Kappa Alpha, Pi Kappa Phi, Panhellenic and Interfraternity Executive Board mem- bers and Todd Sullivan, Assistant Director of Campus Life for Greek Affairs.
Pi Theta Chapter
also held at the Kovens Conference
Florida International University
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AOII International Headquarters Dedication
The dedication ceremony for AOII's new International Headquarters, 5390 Virginia Way, Brentwood, Tennessee, will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. The cer- emony is open to the public. A celebration dinner will be held that evening at Richland Country Club, Nashville, Tennessee. For more informa- tion, contact Headquarters at (615) 370-0920.
New BetaPhi Chapter House Dedication
The women of the Beta Phi Chapter request the honor of your presence at the dedication of their new chapter house. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2001 at 2:00 pm. The location of the ceremony will be at 1415 North Jordan Road in Bloomington, Indiana. I f you would like to attend, please contact Phrosini Samis at (812) 857-7118 or by email, [email protected].
You can commemorate and honor special sisters and friends, important dates, or your chapter by purchasing a Jacqueminot Rose to cele- brate AOII.
Each rose is guaranteed and a permanent metal marker will be custom laser imaged with up to six lines of lettering for your honor or memorial mes- sage. Ongoing professional maintenance is included in the $75 cost
Only 250 roses will be plant- ed so order yours today and help build our Rose Garden at AOII HQ. Call the Foundation office or e-mail foundation@alphaomicron- for information or an order form.
Affordable Medical Plans Available
AOII Group Insurance
offers 3 Plans to choose from.
L 100% plan after $10 co-pay 2. $15 co-pay 80/20 with a $200 deductible.
3. $20 co-pay 70/30 with a $300 deductible.
All plans subject to annual and lifetimemaximums. AllAOIIs are eligible.
• Prescription Benefit
$50 annual deductible then your plan co-pay.
• Dental Plan.
Enroll Today! (800)280-8383 Fax: (707) 451-0620
E-mail: [email protected]
Jessie's Journal
The newest edition of the Founders' Series Limoges collectibles, Jessie's Journal,
will be available at the Foundation table at Convention, and may also be pre-ordered for shipping in June. The cost is $135 plus $5 shipping and handling. Mail a check for $140 to the Alpha Omicron Pi Foundation, PO Box 395, Brentwood, TN
37024-0395, or call the Foundation at (615) 370-0920, for information or to place a credit card order.
A very few Helen's Heart Limoges are still available. Stella's Trunk is now sold out.
for the International Headquarters Rose Garden
The inner meaning of the Jacqueminot Rose is "I am true".
Hie fabled General Jacqueminot Rose was named after Viscount Jean Francois Jacqueminot whofoughtwith Napoleon at Waterloo. Also called the Jack Rose, it is the greatest parent rose ever known, used to hybridize over 500 varieties still grown today. Celebrated in song and story, this rose was indeed a worthy choice as the AOII Fraternity flower.
To honor of the dedication of the new International Headquarters and the upcoming Foundation Silver Anniversary, AOII Foundation is installing a General Jacqueminot Rose Garden at HQ.
The Jacqueminot Rose Garden will complement and border the Founders' Circle, Brick Walkway and Garden of Memories, adding color, luxurious warmth and a unique AOII feeling to the landscap- ing of our new headquarters.
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Tr ansitions
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AOII officially moved into our new International Headquarters on Tuesday, February 26, 2001 with the help of 10 professional movers and a dedicated staff of employees. Formerly located at 9025 Overlook Blvd (above), the Fraternity set up business in our new location at 5390 Virginia Way, (below) Brentwood, Tennessee. Four truck- loads of furniture, computers, files, and boxes were relocated and sorted upon arrival. The first official visitors to our new home were our collegiate chapter presidents who arrived four days later for AOII's first Leadership Academy.
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AOII's firstLeadership Academy
What happens when you put all of AOII's
istration, alumnae, and by AOII interna- tional personnel to answer questions about the chapter and to be accountable for the actions of her chapter and its members. The office of president is a tough one — but as those alumnae, who served their chap- ters as the president can attest, it is one of the most rewarding experiences an AOII member can ever have.
Just ask Jennifer Amick, chapter president lor Sigma Alpha Chaprter (West Virginia U.). Jennifer is beginning her second term as president for her chapter. When asked during the weekend the basic question by her peers "why?" she wanted to hold the position of president again, Jennifer replied, "The reason I wanted to run for chapter president for another term is because there are so many things I still want to do for AOII and a second term in office will give our Leader's Council the chance to achieve all that we hope for."
Our young women serving as presidents have so much responsibility ~ why not bring them together to lay the groundwork for a successful year? Several MPC and NIC organizations have been taking this approach to training their chapter leaders for years. Why not follow a successful model and begin our own tradition of training and educating the future of AOII? That's how the initial idea for Leadership Academy was born.
Throughout the three-day academy, the presidents listened to, asked many ques- tions of, and learned from six AOII "experts" and from each other. In addition to Dr. Ebert, the following AOII alumnae were on hand: Carole Jones, International President; Julie Brining, Executive Board Director of Programming; Pam Pieriotti, Education and Training Committee mem- ber; Susan Bonifield, Chairman of the new Programming Committee; and Karen
new collegiate chapter presidents and six energized facilitators together in one room? Fun... leadership ideas... and sharing erupt! That was the scene at AOII's first Leadership Academy held March 2-4, 2001 for our collegiate presidents.
Presidents from across the USA and Canada met at our new headquarters facili- ty in Brentwood,TN for a weekend of learning and leadership development. Several presidents even began their spring breaks by coming in for the academy - what dedication!
What is Leadership Academy? Dr. Lori Hart Ebert, Chairman of the Education and Training Committee explains it this way, " I remember when I was elected a chapter president many years ago. I did not feel prepared to lead from an AOII standpoint. I had so many questions and did not know how to get answers. Leadership Academy was created by the Education and Training Committee and funded by a grant through the AOII Foundation so chapter presidents can come into office without feeling the way I did. It is a unique opportunity for them to get the necessary information and resources and hit the ground running in their office. It is an avenue for AOII to educate, train, and create a peer network for our collegiate leaders. And, ultimately, it is about AOII raising the bar and creating a higher standard for our chapter presi- dents and collegiate chapters. Expect to see great things from these chapter presidents this year!"
A collegiate member coming on the scene in such a visible office as chapter president is often viewed as the "glue" of the chapter. She is the person everyone looks to for interpretation of AOII policies, procedures, and resolution of chapter issues. She is called on by her college/university admin-
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Towell, member of the RT& J Committee. Grace Day, Assistant Director of the AOII Foundation, also spoke to the presidents about teaching chapter members early on about giving back to the fraternity and about the foundation's scholarship pro- gram. Each facilitator presented learning and sharing sessions on topics such as: pro- ject and personnel management, budget- ing, goal setting (both for officers and for the chapter), preparing for business sessions at International Convention, dealing with risk management issues, identifying risky behaviors, conflict resolution and manage-
Delta Sigma chapter (San Jose State U.) said of her experience, "It was great to talk to other [presidents] and realize that we all face challenges no matter how big our chapter is or where we are located." Another president shared, "[Leadership Academy] made me realize that there is so much more I can do with my chapter. At first I felt like I couldn't do much after my amazing past president, but I'm going home with so many ideas!"
Getting prepared to face those challenges that lie ahead and to help our officers do the best job possible —that is the goal of Leadership Academy. With the first Leadership Academy for collegiate presi- dents under our belts, we are pleased to announce that AOII will sponsor three more Leadership Academies in the 2001- 02 academic year. Each academy will be held at AOII headquarters and will be focused on three different offices. The last weekend each February will be reserved for collegiate presidents. The locus offices for the two additional Leadership Academies will be announced at International Convention in June.
by Donna Nellums Kumar,
Rho Omicron (Middle Tennessee Slate U.)
Sharing, educating, bonding, and laughing... that is Leadership
ment, and values based leadership ideas. What an agenda! During the weekend of whirlwind training, the presidents also bonded and forged friendships. Now, when they attend International Convention in Desert Springs, CA this summer, they will see familiar faces and they will be bet- ter prepared for the business sessions.
One of the realizations of the weekend for the presidents was that all chapters share in their challenges on some level. Even bet- ter, they learned through the presentations and sharing that there are always workable solutions to those little problems they often face each day. Kera Hopper, president of
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NPC's 2000 Interim
Delegates, Presidents, Executive Directors and Editors of the 26 mem- bers of the National Panhellenic Conference gathered at the DFW Lakes Hilton Executive Conference Center in Grapevine, TX, October 20 - 22 for the 2000 Interim Meeting. Representing Alpha Omicron Pi were: Peg Kramer Crawford, NPC Delegate; Mary McCammon Williams, 1st Alternate; Robin Mansfield Wright, 2nd Alternate; Linda Peters Collier, 3rd Alternate; and Carole Jurenko Jones, AOII International President. Also attending were Melanie Nixon Doyle, Executive Director; Julie Brining, Executive Board Director; Barbara Daugs Hunt, NPC Foundation Board; and Mariellen Perkinson Sasseen, Editor, To Dragma.
NPC Chairman Marion Williams, Kappa Kappa Gamma, opened the meeting with the theme remarks, Leading the Way, Sharing the Vision. Noting the continued con- cern on campuses of the misuse and abuse of alcohol, Marion stressed that the time has come for new ini- tiatives requiring NPC's vision, lead- ership and courage to create change
in the culture on the college cam- pus. Citing the statement of one noted vice president of student affairs, "It makes me ask if there is any hope for the Greek system or will they con- tinue to self-destruct," Marion chal- lenged all fraternity and sorority mem- bers to use the vision, the ability to communicate and collaborate and the leadership to address the concerns and help accomplish needed change.
In closing, we were reminded that NPC is now in its 98th year and eagerly anticipating its Centennial celebration in 2002, As Marion said, "NPC is not
great because she is old; she is old because she is great ... a legacy earned which has been time honored and for which each of us is responsible."
In addition to regular committee meet- ings and separate sessions for Presidents, Executive Directors and Editors, special sessions were held to hear reports of the Women & Girls, Tobacco & Lung Cancer and College Women & Depression Programs, and of the long range plan- ning committee. For delegates with chapters on specific campuses, campus and housing meetings were held to dis- cuss critical issues and determine cours- es of action to improve situations.
Other legal issues discussed included preserving the single sex status of NPC organizations. Tide FX of the Education Act, prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex does "not apply to member- ship practices...of a social fraternity or social sorority..., the active membership of which consists primarily of students in attendance at an institution of higher education."
An Alcohol-Free Housing Initiative update was given by a panel composed of Lissa Bradford, Co-chairman Alcohol
Free Task Force; Tim Burke, NPC Legal Counsel; Marilyn Fordham, Alcohol-Free Task Force; Erika London, Panhellenic President, Penn State University; and Beth Stathos, Assistant Director for Student Life, University of Oklahoma. Although not yet universal, many positive steps are being taken on campuses around the country to change the perceived alcohol-centered culture. More and more Panhellenic women are step- ping forward to take responsibility for addressing substance abuse. Women are the key to making the necessary changes; and when joined together in
a Panhellenic, they represent the largest organization of women on most campus- es. Beth Statos stressed the need for more education of all collegiate mem- bers toward the goal of greater under- standing of both the NPC Alcohol Free Resolution and their individual groups' resolutions and policies.
Chairman of the NPC Foundation Jean Scott reported the success of the Centennial Endowment Fund. In honor
AOII's attending the 2000 NPC Interim meeting in Grapevine, Texas were (I to r) Melanie Nixon Doyle, Mary McCammon Williams, Julie Brining, Robin Mansfield Wright Carole jurenko J o n e s , Linda Peters Collier and Peg Kramer Crawford.. Not pictured, Barbara Daugs Hunt and Mariellen Perkinson Sasseen
Tun Burke, NPC Legal Counsel, stressed the need for everyone to protect and advocate our Constitutional First Amendment rights: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of reli- gion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the Freedom of Speech, or of the Press; or the right of die people peaceably to assemble, and to peti- tion die government for redress of griev- ances." The First Amendment and other provisions of the Constitution are our sources for broad freedoms of association and privacy rights.
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of NPC's upcoming centennial in 2002, this fund was established in October 1999 to support the educational and leadership programs of the National Panhellenic Conference and to provide Conference leadership with flexibility to respond to campus situations as needs arise. Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity, Chi Omega Fraternity, Phi Sigma Sigma Fraternity, Gamma Phi Beta Sorority and Theta Phi Alpha Fraternity and Foundation all announced pledges to the Centennial Endowment Fund dur- ing the Foundation portion of the Conference meeting. Phi Sigma Sigma announced an additional gift for the
Something of Value program.
Delegates for Alpha Delta Pi and Phi Mu presented all attendees with special note pads to help inaugurate their sesquicentennial celebrations.
After discussion and consideration, dele- gates adopted the following resolutions:
Reported by Eve Woods Riley, Delta Delta Delta
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Resolved, That the National Panhellenic Conference develop and pilot during the calendar years 2001 and 2002 a program titled, "FOCUS ON CONFRONTATION. Intenieivs with, eval- uations by, and observation of College Panliellenic women have shown the needfor confrontation skills in relation to risk man- agement. Funding is possible tlwough tlie NPC Foundation.
Resolved, Hiat tlie National Panhellenic conference develop and pilot during the calendar years 2001 and 2002 a program titled,"FOCUSONSELF-ESTEEM." Interviewswith,evalua-
tions by, and observation of College Panliellenic women have shoiv the needfor enhanced self-esteem in relation to risk man- agement. Funding is possible through the NPC Foundation.
Resolved That the mission statement of NPC be: The National Panhellenic Conference supports its ivomens fraternities by pro- moting values, education, leadership, friendships, cooperation, and citizenship
Resolved, Tliat beginning in 2001, the Natiofial Panliellenic Conference will officially recognize October as tlie Month of the Scholar; and
Resolved, That NPC, through partners/tip of the member groups, the College Panhellenics Committee and the Alumnae Panhellenics Committee, will promote the Month of the Scholar
Resolved, That the National Panhellenic conference sponsor, in kind, the National Alcohol Screening Day of the years 2001, 2002, and 2003, through mailings to those campuses where College Panhellenics are established, encouraging all members ofNPC groups on those campuses to participate hi tlie program.
Resolved, That the directors of the Conference, the executive committee members, and the administrative director sign a Conflict ofInterest Agreement annually.

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Idea Shoring
Membership Recruitment
In this issue, some of our alumnae chapters share their best ideas and suggestions on how to build their sisterhood by appealing to new members. Much of their success is due to their creativity and their enthusiasm!
Greater Kansas City Alumnae

Our most successful membership recruit- ment idea has been finding program ideas that give members a "girls night out" from all their other duties. We have such a wide range of chapter member ages, that it is really hard to have something for every- one at every meeting. This year we have tried to focus on the event as being the "fun" evening with your sisters each month. Our business at the meetings is kept to a minimum and we try to make the evening fun for all.
Bowling Green
We are going to hold a "Bring a lost AOII to lunch" event. At one of our monthly lunch bunch meetings, we are going to encourage our attendees to bring a non-dues paying AOII alumna with them.
Our best recruitment tool is sending everyone on our mailing list a copy of our local directory along with the fall newslet- ter. We ask them to call us for corrections, updates, and encourage their support of our chapter.
Every year we hold a "Death By Chocolate" event to welcome the graduat- ing seniors from Kappa Lambda to the alumnae chapter. We also send out a multi- tude of e-mails to area alumnae inviting them to Calgary Alumnae Chapter events.
Central New Jersey
We've beefed up our newsletters - and now mail them 3 times a year to local alumnae. Included in that is a reference to our web- site, e-mail addresses & phone numbers for all of our officers. We're also going to begin targeting alumnae in our members' home towns to personally invite them to our meetings, offering rides, etc. And finally, we've begun using e-vite to send invitations to our area alumnae whose email addresses we have.
The Charlotte Alumnae Chapter has had success by sending out a newsletter to all alumnae in the area a few weeks before our first meeting. We usually have several interested new members attend the meet- ing. One of our members will contact them after the event to let them know we enjoyed meeting them. If a new member comes to a 2nd meeting, they are present- ed with a small alumnae chapter new member gift In addition every new mem- ber that attends a meeting is added to our calling tree and email list so that we can contact them before every meeting.
Evansville Tri-State
We invite Chi Lambda seniors to our activities, hoping to encourage lifetime involvement It is especially beneficial to those remaining in the Evansville area after graduation.
Fort Lauderdale
This year we have challenged each member to find a new AOII in our area, and bring them to one of our meetings. Email has also proven very effective as well as following-up with phone calls and mailers.
We sent a mailing to local area alumnae that included a letter from our president encouraging their participation with the chapter and the chapter's schedule of activ- ities for the upcoming year.
Greater Lafayette
We have made the effort to recruit younger alumnae by offering a wide variety of activ- ities that appeals to all age groups.
Greater Pinellas
Each September, Greater Pinellas Alumnae Chapter has a covered dish brunch for our meeting. It is always fun to re-connect after the summer holidays and is an excellent time for prospective members to meet other AOIIs in our area. Good food and friends makes for a fun day. The feeling of sisterhood and friendship is very evident at all of our events.
alumnae news Kentuckiana
We start our recruitment in early August This year's kickoff was held at a local, pop- ular cafe. A short program mixed with conversation, games and news updates help keep the event rolling. And we had plenty of time to eat lunch, pass around photos and catch up on the latest news. We recruited seven members at this single event And we anticipate increasing that number still!
Lake County of Illinois
We encourage our members to wear their AOII letters in the community. You'd be surprised how many AOIIs you will meet! We also stay in touch through email and always invite AOII and non-AOH friends to lots of events.
The Lexington Alumnae Chapter has used a family picnic as the Fall kick-off event We found we had a better turn out by holding the event at a member's home rather than the local park as the home was more inviting. It is a great way to start the year off and encourage new sisters to join the group.
We hold a joint event with our local colle- giate chapter. The collegians invite impor- tant women in their lives (i.e. mother, sister, close friend) to participate in a mock recruitment conversation exercise. The collegians pretend their guests are going through recruitment and practice conver- sation skills. Not only do the collegians get to practice, the guests get to hear what AOII means to our members. After prac- tice is over, the alumnae chapter offers an Alumna Initiate interest sheet for any women who were never in a sorority and are now convinced by their daughter they must be an AOII!
Northern Virginia
We use email for the majority of our membership recruitment as well as phone calls. We have used the 1999 AOII direc- tory and contacted the sisters listed in our area. We have also used the list that HQ
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sent out this year to recruit more sisters. Since March 2000, we have added almost 70 people to our roster. We are hoping to get these sisters to attend our events, and giving them our information may get them interested. We also hold our October meeting at a restaurant for dinner.
We hope will bring a lot of new sis- ters o u t Plus we are asking those active sisters to each bring a sister with them.
NY/NJ Metro
We have found that by participating in local philanthropic events, we are getting our name out in the commu- nity and attracting new active mem- bers. One notable example, we walked in the annual American Breast Cancer Walkathon at Clove Lake Park last October wearing AOII t-shirts.
The Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter has been getting great recruitment results from our website, www.phillyaoii.home- Sisters have been finding us through web browser searches or from our link on the
AOII site. It's especially effec-
tive in getting sisters to join our chapter because they're already inter- ested in us before they even find us! Our web site is full of inlormation on our chapter, from local chapter histo- ry to current chapter news and our calendar of events. It is a wonderful resource for current and potential members alike.
Piedmont, N C
A brochure was designed by our Membership Chairman describing our group and the benefits of membership. The brochure, a survey and a personal let- ter were sent out to all prospective mem- bers compiled from the Headquarters list and other women we knew lived in the area. When a survey was received, the
recruitment committee sent handwritten thank-you letters and an invitation to our first event, a social hour/dinner at a popu- lar restaurant Reminders were sent out by email, mail and phone calls. Every poten- tial member attending received a candle
information and membership information in the newsletter as well. We try to plan different activities so that everyone will find at least one thing they would like to attend. We also call local alumnae to
update our records and encourage them to join us for an activity.
Suburban Maryland
When we find out about an interested AOII alumna in our area, we plan an informal happy hour or dinner event where several of our members join our VP of Membership to help welcome and get to know the new sister.
Tampa Bay
The Tampa Bay Alumnae Chapter offers various levels of membership to attract new members. This year dur- ing the "Back to AOII" luncheon event, a drawing was held for one free year of dues. All members in the Tampa Bay area who have an email address are notified of the monthly events and announcements. Keeping more members involved encourages other individuals to join.
Toledo Area
This year, we are focusing on recruit- ment and retention. We are targeting members who have paid in the past 5
years with phone calls, monthly post- cards, and "special notes" or emails. All members who pay their dues before February 1, 2001, were included in a raf- fle drawing for a $25 gift certificate to a local restaurant. To add a twist to the raf- fle, six membership levels are offered with each level increasing the number of chances for the drawing. Paid members receive monthly meeting reminder post- cards, directories listing all 460+ AOIIs in our area (sisters are sorted by name, city street or chapter). Toledo Area Alumnae Chapter membership cards are given to all paid members. New members are rec- ognized at their first meeting and receive an AOII gift Meeting maps are included in our directory to make it easier to find each month's location. Stickers corre- sponding to each event are put on each name tag for attendance.
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County Alumnae
with a note saying, "we hope we have sparked your interest in AOII." This plan was the most successful in our chapter's history as we doubled our membership.
We encourage our members to wear their letters around town or AOII t-shirts to the gym! It works!
St Louis
We send out newsletters in the fall to all alumnae in the St Louis area with the cal- endar of events for the year. We include dates, times, places and an RSVP contact for additional information. We have dues

alumnae bulletinboard
Theta Piholds Celebration
Theta Pi Chapter (Wagner College) will hold a 50th anniversary luncheon on Saturday, June 2, 2001, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the Wagner College Student Union. Register by calling the Wagner College Alumni Office at (718) 390-3100.
Distinguished Scholar Award, first given in 1989, carries a $1,000 prize and the recipient delivers a lecture at the Honors Convocation in October.
Education Leader
Suellen Reed, Phi Omieron (Hanover College) was re-elect- ed to a third consecutive term as the Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Nu lota Corporation
Annual Meeting
The annual meeting of Nu Iota
Corp. will be held at 1:30 PM
on Sunday, April 29, 2001 at
the chapter house located at
918 Kimberly, DeKalb, Illinois.
For more information or to
RSVP please contact Lois Canadian Interfraternal
Chicago Area Founders' Day guest speakers, Peg Kramer Crawford, Barbara Daugs Hunt Mary McCammon Williams and Ann McGanahan Gilchrist
Merwinat (815)756-6569.
Alumna Honored
ChicagoArea Council Founder's Day 2001 Founders' Day is always a spe- cial celebration, but this year's Founder's Day was exceptional featuring a panel of four Past International Presidents. Mary Williams, Barbara Hunt, Peg Crawford and Ann Gilchrist attended Chicago Founders' Day. Questions were collected from the audience on every- thing from today's alcohol pol- icy, yesterday's f u n stories, tomorrow's vision for AOII to
Dr. Sue Firestone, Psi (U of
Pennsylvania), was recently
named the President's
Distinguished Scholar at Fort
Hays State U . Firestone is a
professor of modern languages
at FHSU (Kansas) and was
introduced Aug. 16, 2000, as
the President's Distinguished
Scholar for 2000-2001 during
the annual General Meeting for
Faculty and Administration.
Firestone is also chair of the
Department of Modern
Languages. Nominees are
evaluated for their performance
in service and instruction, but
the primary focus is placed on
their research and creative
activities. Firestone's research sororities in general. The
is in medieval German litera-
ture, primarily secular narra-
tives from about 1180 to 1600.
Her work focuses on two areas
- the structure, style and history
of the literature and the study
of how the moral-philosophical
works help give Christian
moral sense to heroic epics to University of Chicago and courtly romances. The Children's Hospital.
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AOII Indiana State Senator
Teresa Lubbers, Beta Phi (Indiana U) was recently re- elected as an Indiana State Senator.
We also had two 50 year mem- ber pins presented to Pat Benson of Milwaukee Alumnae Chapter and Jini Coolidge of Chicago South Suburban Alumnae Chapter. In addition, we honored a 70 year member, Margaret Barber from Chicago West Suburban Alumnae Chapter.
Do you have
what it takes to be an
AOII Rose Member?
If you are an AOII alumna who does not live within a 50-mile radius of an active AOII alum- nae chapter, or i f you are unable to participate in your local alumnae chapter's activi- ties, then you have what it takes to become an AOII Rose Member! Membership in an alumnae chapter is such a rewarding experience, offering opportunities for friendship, service, personal development and networking. With the Rose Member program we hope to offer some of these same bene- fits to members who are not part of an alumna chapter, but who wish to honor and to bene- fit from the lifetime commit- ment they made to AOII.
To become a Rose Member, you simply need to complete an
membership form and submit an annual fee of $15. Once your form has been received, you will be sent two issues of our Rose Member newsletter during the year, a printout of AOII alumnae residing in your zip code area, a small gift from AOII Internationa], and occasional correspondence from alumnae network personnel. You may also sign up for our Rose Member Listserv on the AOII website so that you will be able to easdy communicate online with other AOII Rose Members.
The new Rose Member pro- gram has been developed to reach out to as many of our alumnae as possible and bring them back into the fold of the Fraternity. We look forward to welcoming many new Rose Members - sisters, together, for- ever. Please join us!
To request a Rose Member form, please e-mail pbeasley-, or tele- phone Headquarters, (615) 370-0920, ext 2645.
Shala Schweitzer Berry, Kappa Lambda ( U of Calgary) has been elected President of the newly formed Canadian Interfraternal Association.
PIP's shared the answers whole-heartedly with the audi- ence. At the end, the PIP's were presented with original paintings by Chicago South Suburban Alumnae member, Jini Coolidge. As is our tradi- tion, we donated Panda's

"i Eidti d norrinle experience after fatiinu tnc drug Ecstasy..."
"If Enad Known wnat it would do to ma, i would nave never tried it..."
"I thouuht it was harmless, you Know, just help maCie things mora fun.
E was wrong..."
What is Ecstasy and what can it do to you? Whether you are a student, a parent, a grandparent or a friend, educating yourself on the effects of this popular drug could help save the life of someone you love.
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Wtidr is it?
Ecstasy or MDMA (methylene-a^axymethamphetamine) is a synthetic drug that is both a stimulant and a hallucinogen with effects that are potentially life-threatening. The drug is known by several other street names or slang terms including Adam. Bean, E, M Roll, X, STC, Clarity and Lover's Speed. It is both easily accessible and inexpensive. Ecstasy is sold in tablet, capsule, or powder form, and is sometimes even packaged as generic tablets or cap- sules to imitate prescription drugs. A n easily affordable drug, the average cost per pill is just between $7 and $30.
WCiy is if popular?
Considered a club drug, young people are choosing Ecstasy to improve their mood or to get energy to keep dancing and partying all night Club drugs are commonly used at all-night dance parties (also called raves), nightclubs and concerts. However, public health officials from the 20 major US metropoli- tan areas report that the use is quickly spreading beyond the more traditional club settings. Other drugs grouped in this category include GHB, RohypnoL ketamine, LSD and methamphetamine.
is it rally ddtiqarous?
Like all club drugs, Ecstasy is a combination of other illicit drug. Often manufactured in makeshift laboratories or homes, it is impossible to know what combination of drugs are being used to produce it and where they came from. These unknown factors make Ecstasy unpredictable and dan- gerous. Users often think club drugs are harmless, but research has shown that these drugs can produce a wide range of damaging effects, plus the fact that some club drugs are colorless, tasteless and odorless, they make drink tampering easy.
Research shows that Ecstasy use can have long-lasting negative effects on the brain that can alter memory function and motor skills. While the chug's effects usually last between three to to 24 hours, confusion, depression, sleep prob- lems, anxiety and paranoia have been reported to occur for several weeks after the drug is taken - even after only one dose.
Ecstasy can also produce increases in heart rate, blood pressure and body temperature. While teenagers think of this drug as enhancing the intensity of
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Ecstasy use can tidva lonq-ldsrinq naqdfiva
affects onrnc brain that can dltar
memory function
dnti motor stiills.
the rave experience, Ecstasy can trigger a potentially fatal heat reaction called hyperthermia. A high body tempera- ture in a very tightly packed room, can quickly lead to hyperthermia, heart or even kidney failure.
Evidence has shown that Ecstasy can lead to long-lasting damage to serotonm-containing brain cells. Serotonin is critical to normal experiences of mood, emotion, pain, and a wide variety of other behaviors. Additionally researchers have concluded that the use of Ecstasy over a period of months can cause long-term impairment of cognitive performance even if taken in small doses. In a study reported in the Journal of Neurology ; Neurosurgery; and Psychiatry, participants were tested against marijuana users and non-drug users for attention, memory and learning, frontal lobe function and general intelligence. The study revealed. Ecstasy users had poorer perfor- mance results in three general intelligence tests, required more repetitions to learn a word than both the marijuana and non-drug users, and had poorer short-term memory than the non-drug users.
is ttiis d now drug?
Ecstasy is classified as a Schedule I drug, meaning there is no accepted medical use for it i n the U.S. The origin of the drug dates back to the early 1900s when MDMA was developed in Germany by the pharmaceutical company Merck. It appears that the drug came about as a by-prod- uct in the routine drug development process. It remained dormant until the 1970s when psychotherapists used it to enhance communication in patient sessions. MDMA or Ecstasy as we know it emerged in the mid 1980s.
New treatment and prevention strategies are being devel- oped by health and law officials to combat this disturbing drug trend. The bottom line is simple: experimenting with Ecstasy is a dangerous gamble with your life.

Mow can i fall if my
friend or <touqtifcr is
using a club draq?
Sometimes it is hard to tell, but here are some physical effects to watch out for:
* Loss of coordination, dizziness, fainting
* Muscle tension, involuntary teeth clenching * Problems with short term memory
* Tremors
* Reduced appetite
* Depression
* Confusion
* Sleep problems
* Chills or sweating
* Slurred speech or blurred vision
If you suspect someone you care about is using a club drug, encourage them to stop and seek help. They should talk to a parent, teacher or counselor. For more information and referrals, contact the National Clearinghouse of Alcohol and Drug Information at 800-729-6686.
By Mahellen Perk/nson Sasseen, Editor.Alpha Delta (U ofAlabama),
Sources and Mora infound Hon:
The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI), (accessed March 2001)
NCADI, Hps for Teens: Club Drugs. (accessed March 2001)
Department of Health and Human Services - National Institutes of Health, Statement of the Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse, (accessed March 2001)
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Club Drugs Aren't "Fun Drugs," by Alan I. Leshner, Ph.D., www.a^ (accessed March 2001)
NIDA, Community Drug Alert bulletin on Club Drugs, (accessed July 2000)
Protecting our members:
AOEE's Drug Policy
Alpha Omicron Pi expects each member to obey all applicable laws regarding controlled substances. The possession, consumption, purchase, sale or other distribution of any narcotics, illegal drugs or other controlled substances by any member of Alpha Omicron Pi is stricdy forbidden and will subject the member to suspension from membership.
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Foundation Update
The American Juvenile Arthritis Organization 2000 National Conference was a huge success! Over 1100 children and adults attended this educational meeting. Alpha Omicron Pi was among the sponsors, providing six "scholarships" for families with children and two scholarships for young single adults who otherwise would not have been able to attend. AOII also underwrote two breakout sessions for young adults.
Health professionals provided the latest information on research and new drugs for treatment Trained counselors worked with children in breakouts by age groups while young adults 18-25 attended sessions on college and careers, coping with ^crimination, relationships and managing symptoms. Sessions for parents addressed issues such as insurance.
Perhaps the best thing about this conference - emotional sup- port from other children, parents and families - is expressed in the letters excerpted here:
"There is nothing like the opening ceremony at the AJAO con- ference each year. ...It is so heart warming as you mingle and look for familiar faces. As you are leaving the hall (for the breakouts), refreshed and inspired and feeling for once that you are not alone, you realize that you have made many friends with more to come. They are friends who are struggling with the same issues, some physical, some emotional (These meetings) give these children and young adults the opportunity to become the best they can be. Thank you."
Lisa M, parent
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••••••• FoundationBoandProfile - AudreyHoenshellHopkins,Upsilon, University of Washington
Rose Tributes are now being offered at $5 each to honor your AOII sisters attending Convention 2001. Please call the Foundation office for information or to order by credit card. The redpient of a Rose Tribute receives a card signed with your name and an embroidered rose to wear on her Convention registration badge. The dead- lineforordersisJune I.
2000-2001 Annual Campaign. To make a contribution, and insure that your name is listed in the next annual report, see the Foundation envelope included with this issue.
"Hi! I am an 11-year-old girl who has JRA (juvenile rheuma- toid arthritis). I love going to the AJAO conferences. It is good to talk to other children or other adults about tips for school or just life itself. There is a group for everyone."
Tatiana M .
"I met a young father who was so worried for his 3-year-old daughter who had just been diagnosed with JRA Worried about how she would grow up, have a normal life, be happy. I turned to point out a lovely young woman holding a small child herself. I said, that's my daughter who was diagnosed at the same age as yours. She's married now and that's my granddaughter.
Thank you, AOD, so very much for helping make this meeting possible for these families and children."
Please know you made it happen, wonderful donors! Thank you! Your individual and chapter support is making a difference, a very real difference, in the lives of children, adults and their families, who live with arthritis.
This year AJAO is sponsoring regional meetings in Houston, Boston, Overland Park, Kansas and Seattle. If your chapter would like to sponsor or partly sponsor a family or young adult to one of these meetings, send your Foundation gift designated for AIAO. If your chapter wants informationon the mini-grant program, please call the Foundation office.
• Foundation Chair of the Ruby Fund, and has served on the RF Committee since 1986.
• Degree in Textiles and Merchandising.
• Active member of her local alumnae chapter and serves on Upsilon Corporation Board.
• Community volunteer with the North Area YWCA Committee of Management
• First husband Harlan Humason died in 1983; the couple had two sons and a daughter.
• Currently lives in Seattle with husband Eugene, whom she married in 1990. He had 7 children, so the Hopkins household is a big one, comprising their combined 10 chil-
dren, their spouses, 16 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren!
Audrey's hobby is gardening, especially fuschias. Living on the water for 52 years, it isn't surprising that she enjoys water-skiing, swimming and boating.
About her Foundation service, Audrey has this to say: "AOIIs are so fortunate to have this fund available to them. Nothing has reinforced my beliefs in the fraternity more than seeing the power, strength and good of our sisterhood in the giving to others. I had a great time as a collegian. I could not imagine my being an alumna would be more fun and meaningful, but it has been. Anyone not taking advantage of what our alumnae chapters and fraternity have to offer are missing a great experience. Be an active participant and reap the rewards from the many opportunities provided by AOII and our sisterhood."
Sage words indeed!

2001 Recruitment Directory
Chapters should receive Membership Information Forms (MIFs) no later than the dates noted in order to give chapters time for review prior to the start of recruitment The addresses listed below are for the chapter addresses, if you wish to mail directly to tine chapter adviser or recruitment adviser, please contact AOII HQ at 615-370-0920 for the most current name and address.
Florida International U, Pi Theta P.O. Box4825
Miami, FL 33265, Late JMy
Florida Southern College, Kappa Gamma,
Fl So. College Box 15217 1111 jjke Hollingsworth Drive Lakeland, FL 33801, Late Aug/Jan.
L of Florida, Gamma Omicron 819 W .PanheUenic Drive Gainesville, FL 32601, l^ate July
U of South Florida, Gamma Theta 4202 East Fowler Drive CTR 2377 Tampa, FL 33620-2377, Early Aug.
Georgia Southern H, Alpha lambda 102 Olympic Boulevard Statesboro, GA 30458, Late Aug.
Georgia State LI, Gamma Sigma AOII-OfBee of Student Activities, 33 Gilmore St Box 1897
Atlanta, GA 30303, Early Sept
I.aGrange College, Lambda Chi 601 Broad Street Box 218 LaGrange,GA 30240, Early Sept
L of Georgia, Lambda Sigma 1190 S.Milledge Avenue
Athens, GA 30605-2400, Mid Aug.
DePaulU, Delta Rho
2345 N. Sheffield #604 Chicago, IL 60614, Early Sept Northern Illinois U, Nu Iota 918 Kimberly Drive
DeKalb, IL 60115, Mid August
U of Chicago, Phi Chi
5706 S. University Avenue Chicago, IL 60637, Early October
U of Illinois, lota
706 S. Mathews
Llrbana,IL 61801, Early August
Quincy LI, Epsilon Sigma
1810 Unci Street Box 635 Quincy, IL 62301-2200, Oct/Nov.
Ball State LI, Kappa Kappa
4319 W.Clara Lane#1.01
Muncie, IN 47304-5470, Early Sept
Indiana State LI, Kappa Alpha Box 173 Iincoln Quad
Terre Haute, IN 47809, Mid Aug.
Indiana L, Beia Phi
c/o Leah Rohrbach, 4307 Maefield St Bloomington, IN 47404, September
Purdue L, Phi Upsilon
1001 David Ross Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906, Mid Sept
U of Evansville, Chi Lambda
2032 Lincoln Avenue, Suite B Evansvffle,IN 47714-5012, Early Aug
Coe College, Alpha Theta
Cage Union #1254
1220 1st Avenue NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402, Early Sept
Iowa State L, Iota Sigma
2007 Greeley Street
Ames, LA 50014, Early August
Morningside College, Theta Chi 3609 Peters Avenue, Box 1523 Sioux Gty, LA 51106, Early August
Eastern Kentucky IJ, Epsilon Omega
Box 128 Powell Building Richmond. KY 40475, Mid August
Murray State L, Delta Omega 2040 University Station, MSU Murray, KY 42071, Late August
Transylvania L, Tau Omega
300 N. Broadway
Lexington, KY 40508, Late August
L of Kentucky, Kappa Omega 368 Rose Street Lexington, KY 40508, Early August
L of Louisville, Pi .Alpha
W 301 SAC Administration Louisville, KY 40292, Early August
Western Kentucky U, Alpha Chi 1566 Normal Drive, Bowling Green, KY 42101, Early August
LI of Calgary, Kappa Lambda
Box MH13 MaeEwan Student Center 2500 University Drive NW Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Late August
Carleton II, Gamma Chi
c/o Juia Weber, 127 Renfrew Ave. Ottawa, ON K1S 1Z7, Early August
LI of Toronto, Beta Tau
24 Madison Avenue
Toronto, ON M5R2S1, Early Sept
U of Western Ontario, Iota Chi
222 Broughdale Avenue London,ON N6A2K9,EarlyAug.
McGill! ', Kappa Phi
3477 B Hutchinson Street MontreafQU H2X2G1,MidAug.
Auburn L, Delta Delta
Toomer Hall (Dorm C)
Auburn, AL 36948-5002, Late Aug.
Birmingham Southern College, Tau Delta, Box 5490.56 Birmingham, AL 35254, Mid x\ug.
Huntingdon College, Sigma Delta Campus Box 65
1500 E. Fairview Avenue Montgomery, AL 36106, Mid Aug.
Jacksonville State U, Delta Epsilon JSU Box#3009
Jacksonville, AL 36265, Early Aug.
SamfordU.Rho Delta
Box 294020 SamfordU. Binningham,AL 35229, Early Aug.
U of Alabama, Alpha Delta P.O. Box 861948 Tuscaloosa, AL 35486-1498 Ijate July
U of Alabama Birmingham, Zeta Pi Box 62 UAB University Center
1400 University Blvd. Birmingham, AL 35205, Late Aug
U of South Alabama, Gamma Delta P.O. Box U-l178
Mobile, AL 36688, Early Sept
Northern Arizona Li, Theta Omega PMB#2555, 1109 S. Plaza Way Flagstaff, AZ 86( H) 1-6317, Early Aug.
Arkansas State U, Sigma Omicron P.O. Box 928
State University, AR 72467, Mid Aug.
CA Polytechnic State U, Chi Psi 570 Pacific, San Luis Obispo, C \ 93401, Early Sept
California State L-Long Beach, Lambda Beta
3980 East 8th Street
Long Beach, CA 90804, Early Sept
California State L -Northridge, Sigma Phi
9210 Zelzah Avenue
Northridge, GA 91325, Mid Aug.
San Jose State L, Delta Sigma
373 East San Fernando St, San Jose, CA 95112-3510, Early Aug.
LI of California-Berkeley, Sigma 2311 Prospect Street
Berkeley, GA 94704, Early Aug/Jan.
L of Northern Colorado,
Epsilon Gamma,
P.O. Box336373
Greeley, CO 80633, Early August
L of Colorado, Chi Delta
1015 15th Street
Boulder, CO 80302-7313, Early Aug.
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Northwestern State U, Kappa Chi NSU Box 4449
Natchitoches, LA 71497, Late Aug.
Southeastern Ixiuisiana li, Kappa Tau AOII, SLL111665
Hammond, LA 70492, Late July
U of Louisiana at Monroe, Lambda Tau Box4173,Monroe,LA 71211
Early August
UofLouisianaatLafayette,DeltaBeta AOII-USL Box 44823
Lafayette, LA 70504, Late July
U of Maine, Gamma
Penobscot Hall Box 5759 Orono, ME 04469, Late August
Towson U, Theta Beta
P.O. Box 4955
Towson, MD 21252, Mid August
4517 College Avenue
College Park, MD 20740, Mid Aug.
Washington College, Sigma Tau 3(H) Washington Avenue Qiestertown, MD 21620, Late Jan.
TuflsU, Delta
25 Whitfield Road
Somerville, MA 02144, Mid August
Grand Valley State U, Lambda Eta 10440 Laker Village, A p t 30 J Allendale, MI 49401, Mid Aug./Jan.
Michigan State U, Beta Gamma
445 Abbott Road
East Lansing, MI 48823, Early Aug.
Western Michigan U, Kappa Rho 3325 W. Michigan Avenue, Unit B Kalamazoo, MI 49006, Late Aug.
U of Minnesota, Tau
1121 5th Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 5.5414, Late Aug.
U of Mississippi, Nu Beta
P.O. Box 7987, U of Mississippi University, MS 38677, Early Oct.
Central Missouri State U, Delta Pi AlOOPanhellenicHall Warrensburg,MO 64093, Mid Aug.
Montana State U, Alpha Phi
1119 South 5th Avenue Bozeman,MT 59715,EarlySept
U of Nebraska-Kearney, Phi Sigma 1700 University Avenue URS-C Kearney, NE 68845, Early Aug.
U of Nebraska Lincoln, Zeta 1541 "S" Street
Lincoln,NE 68508,EarlyAug.
New York
Cornell U, Epsilon
14 South Ave.
Ithaca,NY 14850,December
Hartwick College, Sigma Chi
17 Maple Street, Oneonta, NY 1,3820 Late Aug/Late Jan.
State U of New York, Delta Psi Box 22005,1400 Washington Ave. Albany,NY 12222,EarlyJanuary
Wagner College, Theta Pi
One Campus Road
Staten Island, NY 10301, Late Aug/Jan.
North Carolina
Duke U, Delta Upsilon
P.O. Box 98333, Durham, NC 27708 Early Sept/Late Nov.
East Carolina U, Zeta Psi
805 Johnston Street
Greenville, NC 27858, Early Aug.
Elon College, Epsilon Chi P.O. Box 846
Hon College, NC 27244, Early Nov.
Bowling Green State U, Alpha Psi 714 Ridge Street
Bowling Green, OH 43403, Mid Aug.
Miami U, Omega
c/o Jackie Pederson
301 East Sycamore
Oxford, OH 45056, Early November
Ohio II, Omega Upsilon
8 Church Street
Athens, O H 45701, Late August
The Ohio State U, Chi Epsilon 84 East 15th
Columbus, OH 4320LLate Oct
U of Toledo, Theta Psi
2999 W.Bancroft Unit F-l Toledo, OH 43606, Late August
Northeastern State U, Chi Theta NSUMailSvcsAOn,Box27
600 N. Grand Avenue Tahlequah,OK 74464J£arlySept
East Stroudsburg U, Phi Beta University Center Box #48
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301, Mid Jan.
Lehigh U, Lambda Upsilon
Box JI82 Lehigh U
39 University Dr.
Bethlehem, PA 18015, Early Jan.
Pennsylvania State U, Epsilon Alpha 15-SHiesterHall
University Park, PA 16802, Mid-Aug.
Shippensburg U, Tau Lambda Cumberland Union Bldg. Box 7 Shippensburg, PA 17257, Mid Sept
Slippery Rock U, Sigma Rho
B105 UU Office of Greek Affairs SlipperyRock,PA 16057,MidSept
T ennessee
Cumberland U, Lambda Omicron One Cumberland Square Lebanon, TN 37087, Late August
lambuth U, Omega Omicron
705 Lambuth Boulevard, Box 518 Jackson, TN 38301, Early August
Middle TN State U, Rho Omicron MTSU P.O. Box 613 Murfreesboro,TN 37132, Early Aug.
Rhodes College, Kappa Omicron 2000 N. Parkway
Memphis, TN 38112, Early Sept
U of Tennessee, Omicron c/oTrish Cosby
7708 Wilmington Drive Knoxville,TN 37919, Late July
U of Tennessee-Martin, Tau Omicron P.O. Box 126, UTM Campus
Martin, TN 38238, Late August
Vanderbilt U, Nu Omicron
2415 Kensington Place
Nashville, TN 37212, Mid Aug/Dec.
Southwest Texas State U, Zeta Kappa 401 N. Comanche
San Marcos, TX 78666, Early Aug.
Texas Woman's U, Delta Theta PO Box 424308 TWU Denton, TX 76204, Early Sept
11 of Texas San Antonio, Upsilon Lambda University Center - UPSA 6900 N.lxwp 1604
San Antonio, TX 78249, Late Aug.
George Mason U, Gamma Alpha 5765-F Burke Center Parkway
Box 338, Burke, VA 22015, Late Aug.
Eastern Washington I!, Tau Gamma PUB 964 Eastern Washington U. Cheney, WA 99004, Mid August
Washington State U, Alpha Gamma NE820CampusAvenue
Pullman, WA 99163, Late July
West Virginia
West Virginia U, Sigma Alpha
299 Prospect Street
Morgantown, WV 26505, Mid Aug.
Uof Wisconsin-River FaDs, Kappa Sigma The Leadership Center
123 Hagestad Student Center
River Falls, Wl .54022, Early August
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Alpha Omicron Pi Legacy Policy Explained
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• Freshman
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• Junior
college or university
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college or university
your phone
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•An AOFI legacy should be a qualified rushee in her own right - grades, activities, accomplishments, and overall compatibili- ty with the chapter.
•If a chapter releases a legacy, a member of the Alumnae Advisory Committee must contact the AOFI relative of the legacy by telephone to inform her of the legacy's release from membership consideration. This contact must be made prior to the distribution of invitations for the next round of recruitment parties.
•If an Adviser is unable to reach the AOII relative by telephone, written notification of the legacy's release must be sent This is to be done within 7 days of the legacy's release from membership consideration.
•If a chapter carries a legacy through Preference, she is placed on the chapter's first bid list
•A legacy is defined as a biological or adopted daughter, granddaughter, or sister of an initiated member, alive or deceased, of any chartered AOI1 chapter. Half-sisters or step relations are also included if the relation to the AOII member has been a close one.
•Collegiate chapters are not required to offer a bid to every verified legacy.
•Collegiate chapters are required to give serious consideration to each verified A O f l legacy out of courtesy to the AOFI sister to whom she is related. A collegiate chapter may decline membership to a legacy only for very appropriate and verifi- able reason(s).
•In no case should a legacy be denied an invitation to at least one invitational party after the first round of parties.
This form is designed to introduce AOn legacies
25 and 26) which also must be sent You can ensure proper introduction of your legacy by completing the form and sending it to the AOn chapter on the campus your legacy plans to attend. A list of addresses appears on pages 22 and 23 of this issue of To Dragma.
• Senior beginning date ,
•Remember:send the Membership Information Form with this form to the AOT1 address at the school your legacy will be attending-
Nu Beta (U of Mississippi) new initiate, Jodie McFerrin, and her mother, Karen McFerrin.
•AOFIs must remember that some lega- cies are happier in another Greek group. Every National Panhellenic Conference group offers a worthwhile experience for college women.
•Introduce your legacy with the form below. Attach it to the Membership Information Form (page 25 and 26) and send it to the address for the school your legacy will be attending. Youll find a list- ing of chapter addresses and the dales your forms are needed on pages 22 and 23.
Legacy Introduction Form1
to our collegiate chapters. It does not replace the Membership Information Form (page

Alpha Omicron Pi Membership Information Form
Please mail this form to the AOTI address for the college which this potential new member will attend. The addresses are listed on page 22 and 23 of this issue or you may contact International Headquarters at 615- 370-0920. Ifyou have gathered this information in response to a chapter's request, please send the informa- tion directly to the return address indicated from the chapter
Collegiate chapter pledging depends on your supplying available information.
For the AOTT Chapter at
Potential New Member Information
Name of Individual
Home Address
College Classification (check one) Parents'/Guardians' Names Parents'/Guardians' Address
Family Information
preferred name las* Freshman Sophomore
Does the individual have an AOTT relative? (check one) Sister
Give name of AOTT relative (including maiden)
Address of AOTT relative
Phone (home): ( ) (work): ( )
Does the individual have affiliations with any other NPC groups? Ifyes, list affiliation and relationship, (e.g. Kappa Delta, Mother)
Does the individual have a special interest in AOTT? Ifyes, please list
Have you talked with this individual about AOTT (check one) yes no Is this individual able to assume the financial obligations of membership? (check one)
no don't know
High School Attended
name Scholastic GPA Scale
School Attended after High School
Scholastic GPA Scale Scholastic Honors
Class Rank/Class Size
state Major
Number of Credits Completed
Please list names of organizations (explain type - school, church, community, etc) and the individual's participation and leadership in each one. Attach additional information on a separate sheet ifnecessary.
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Special recognition and/or Honors received
Personality/Leadership Qualities
Include information about the individual's character traits, leadership qualities and personality characteristics using specific examples whenever possible. Indicate the individual's special interests, talents and any other information to aid the chapter in getting to know her better and to indicate the contributions she could add to AOTT.
AOTT Recommendation for Membership
I. I recommend this individual for AOTT membership. I know this individual personally.
I do not know this individual personally, but I am basing my recommendation on information from these sources: (circle as many as apply) another AOTT Panhellenic Files High School Faculty Clergy peers of the individual a mutual friend other (please specify)
2. I do not recommend this individual for AOTT membership based on information received. If further clarification is desired, the Chapter Adviser may contact me.
3. I am unable to commit my opinion on this individual for AOTT membership: Due to limited information received.
Comments (if any)
Recommendation Given By:
Name Address
Phone: (_
Collegiate Chapter_ Alumnae Chapter_
After contacting all available sources and receiving no information.
Group Pledged Date
What to do with recommendations after recruitment:
Date recommendation acknowledged
city state/province
postal code
Once recommendations have been acknowledged, you are to:
1. Destroy recommendations on all potential new members who pledged an NPC sorority.
2. Maintain files on those recommendations for potential new members who did not pledge any group. Recommendations should be kept on file for one college generation (4 years).
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The Human Resources Committee. Has it worked?
The committee was added at the time of restructuring to allow geographical flexibility in evaluations and appointments. A central- ized "personnel department" would bring consistency and vision, it was thought. Women would be better matched - skills to chapter needs. International nominations would be evaluated by a committee with on- going experience with such a process.
There has been a learning curve, to be sure. AOII has reorganized some net- works; deleted/refashioned some positions. Women have come and gone from a vari- ety of positions - for an equally vast num- ber of reasons. Through it all, H RC has tried to maintain consistency of qualifica- tions, objectivity in evaluation, and profes- sionalism in submitting candidates for appointment or election.
Alpha Omicron Pi's future is based, not only on today's pledges, but also on the skill and generosity of alumnae volunteers. When each of us pledged ourselves to the Fraternity, we vowed to be forever sisters,
supportive ofeach other and the organiza- tion, as well as the colleges and communi- ties in which our chapters are location. We purported to understand that ongoing ser- vice was "part of the deaL"
HRC has received service applications from 417 sisters in four provinces, 39 states, the District of Columbia, and one foreign country. Each biennium, we have assisted Council and the Executive Board in plac- ing over 130 volunteers in international positions. There are over 78,000 women who have been pledged to AOII and have known addresses. Each of them (us) is spe- cial, with particular gifts and talents. Some can easily donate money. Some give time locally. Some barter services to sisters and chapters. Most of us have a bit of time to give, but haven't quite gotten around to fil- ing an Application for Volunteer Service. The aversion may come from thinking that an immediate call for a really, really huge time commitment would follow.
AOII is more in tune with the adage, "many hands make light work." There are on-going jobs, work with collegiate or alumnae chapters; there are intermittent
jobs, evaluation projects, special needs of chapters. There are stationary jobs, and jobs that require some amount of travel. There are bit jobs and little jobs. HRC is made up of sisters, too. Our task is sorting those jobs and those applications, and them matching them.
The larger our application pool the small- er the learning curve (for everyone!), since we can more closely match time and tal- ents with needs. We can offer the Fraternity "the best sister for the job" and we can offer the sister "the best job in the Fraternity, for you." Since spring is the time of refreshment and renewal, find the Application for Volunteer Service in that stack of papers on your desk, or download a fresh one from the AOII Web site. Renew your commitment for service to the Fraternity, make new friends, share your- self.
The answer to, "Has it worked?" is "Yes, BUT..." It could work so much better with YOU!
By Robin Lee BrltraminL Iota. Macomb County Alumnae Chaplrr
• Moving? • Changing your name? • Reporting the death of a member? (Date of death:_
Zip/Postal Code:_ Chapter/College where initiated:. Place of Employment:
Zip/ Postal Code:_
Alumnae Chapter:, Special Interests:
email: Year Initiated:
Please complete this form, indicating the change above and return to:
AOII International Headquarters, 5390 Virginia Way,Brentwood,TN 37027 email the following information to: [email protected]
First Middle
Better With You
Current AOTT Office:
Please help AOII save money! Each issue that is returned to us due to an incorrect address costs the Fraternity 50$, in addition to the original cost of mailing. Ifyou are moving or changing your name please notify us in advance. Ifyou know of others who are not receiv- ing their magazine, chances are we have an incorrect address for them as well. Encourage them to notify us as soon as possible.
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Alpha Omicron Louisiana State U Virginia Johnson Gwinn Cynthia Kernan Woody
Alpha Phi
Montana State U Sharon Rudman Berwick Dorothy Pasha Cochran Donna Tycer Delp Carolyn Clarke Doll
Ruth Johnston Hughes Edith Foran Jones Dorothy Molvig Kolstad Delores Smith Lund Nola Faulkner Mosher Patricia Erickson Odell Peggy Rutter
Jo Mooney Swenson Donna Carmichael Todd
Alpha P i
Florida State U
Alta Pringle Crawford
Marilyn Goble Daniel Josephine Fabian Edwards Jan Eichinger Jarrett Jacqueline Morrison Murchek Virgie Melton Pafford
Sallv Skipper Peel
Lila Blair Pennywitt
Faye Norman Salis
Mary Slemp Smith
Sarah Murray Urquhart
Joan Simms Wanner
Alpha Rho
Oregon State U
Gloria Gorbutt Amort
Jo Steagall Qark
Myrle Gorbutt Ellingson Sharon Martin
Joy Olafson Miller Martha Stewart Sayre Wanda Homer Smith Mary Turner Stephens Dottie Hughes Wilson Virginia Reeves Zumwalt
Alpha Sigma
U of Oregon
Joanne Maxfield Anderson Verla Thompson Boehme LaNelle Gay Carew
Nancy Bryan Chambers Clare Johnson Gardella Donna Donahue Gent Marilyn Purkey Goebel Marilyn Moore Hall Alberta Chase Norris
Lila Popish Padgett
Elaine Erickson Wilcox
Alpha Tau
Denison U
Dorothy Hinegardner Andress Katherine Shirley Chrysler Janet Cuddy
Susan Home Feasey
Alice Dean Finch
Dorothy Davidson Foulds Joyce Mende Gleiss
Janice Krieckhaus Moore Janet Bender Siddaway Louise Ehrenfeld Watkins
Beta Gamma Michigan State U Cynthia Baker
Lucille Meier Boyer
Ann Anderson Deitzen Marilyn Baumer Haak Sally Vegors Janis
Patricia Allein Kaatz
Celia Waldsmith Pasternak Joan Shriver Vanlue
Beta Kappa
U of British Columbia Cynthia Bigelow Cependa Mary McAlpine Dunn

Isobel Hobson Farrell
Patricia Home
Margaret Atchison McMahon Sandra Cockburn Palmer Ruth Richardson Wardell
Beta Phi
Indiana U
Kathryn Steinwedel Adelhelm Marilyn Riser Atkinson Shirley Sanborn Bender Barbara Morgan Flanders Joanne Wiesmann Foley Charlotte Smith Frank
Anne Noonan Ganser
Marilyn McCoy Godsey Marilyn Arbuckle Hurrle
Beta Tau
U of Toronto
Vancy Gordon Kaspar Helen Boston Kennedy Marie MacDonald Lucas Mary Wales Rober
Syracuse U
Patricia Linn Allen
Betty Kincaid Bargabos Lorraine Chanatry-Howell Rhoda Pritchard Jerschkowskf Mary Kowalchik Joseph Beverly Murray Lehman Susan Savino
Jeanne Rauh Tablewski
Marie Knapp Trenga
Jo Ann Wallace
Chi Delta
U of Colorado
Mary Evers Allen
Ruth Brown Anderson
Janet Coates Baird
Sara Billings Blubaugh
Carole Krez Foran
Patricia Sproul Harrisberger Wynona Sonnenberg Holladay Shirley Pahs Simonson Siizanne Meyer Steger
Marlyn Atkinson Taylor Barbara Huckins Uhrich Mona Tervo Whitney
Patricia McDonough Zarlengo
Chi Lambda
U of Evansville Edith Bates
Suzanne Brinker Marylucille Burch Marjorie Caldemeyer Frances Haddan
Alma Wilson Hamby Joyce Hauke
Jimmie Martin Marlene Day McQueen Natalie JoestMoker Bonnie Stephens Mellvina Tromly \irginia Wirthwein
Tufts U
Barbara Cremer Bashevkin Jacquelyn Howalt Bradley Mary Borden Casson
Babette Beltz Glaser
Alicia Daniels Haartz
Joan McGarry Heath
Mary Kelley
Cathy Likely Moore
Caroline Dyer Norrington Marcia Fershtman Rosenberg Natalie Settimelli Small
Nancy Cunningham Sweetnam Sara Siegel Tucker
Delta Delta
A u b u r n U
Nancy Gardner Ashley Dorothy Prim Bearden
Sallie Kelly Cobb
Billie Nichols Fetters
Mary White Hart
Wren Reader Johnson
Jean Erwin Keenan
Doris Thomas Molnar Margaret Ladner Richardson
Delta Sigma
San Jose State U
Lois Martini Figueira Dorothy Maher Frost Patricia Kavanagh Greeley Dorothy Krieger Hassur Isabel Ijenger Holven
Eleanor Mann
Marjorie Leeds McQung Mollye Smith Peterson Gwyneth Wents Stevens Marianne Thornton Tharratt Frances Lippolis Wilkinson Shirley Minardi Yaeger
Cornell U .
Joan Unkelbach Bruns Donna Avery Darling Janet Vanaken Gauthey Jane Little Hardy
Joy Richmond Herlan Janet Frost Keller
Joan Metzger Weerts Gayle Griswold Wente
Epsilon Alpha Pennsylvania State U . Katherine Meinig Bigony Inga Scheyer Book
Patricia Purks Headlee
Anne Ewing Heck
Lois Lehman
Dorian Heins Merritt Catharine Keister Nute Nancy Richards Orner Jacquelyn Ersldne Pettigrew Joanna Horrisberger Schleyer Terese Moslak Sutor
U of Maine
Nancy Collins Adams
Alice Rinehart AEen
Shirley Kirk Ayer
Ellen Pfeifer Bennewitz Ruth Bartlett Buder
Nancy Caton Dean
Diana Springer Gordon Shirley Bostrom Hargreaves Mary Atkinson Johnson Muriel Bennett McAlister Mary Noble
Lorraine Allen Saunders Pauline Turner Spencer Elinor Rider Sprenkel Mary Bigelow Wheat
Gamma Omicron
U of Florida
Beverly Hook Anderson Mildred McCoy Connor Jean Thompson Coullias Mary McGarry Downey Margaret Himrod MacTavish Elizabeth Hull Martin Elizabeth Stathis
Betty Oiler Vandrimmelen
U of Illinois
Shirley Blue Eichsteadt
Gale Brittin Fisher
Karen Holmes Malone
Nancy Carnright Mensen Shirley Huber Merryman Anne Davis Meyer
Sharlene Mayer Null Ernestine Dewhirst Overtoom Marcia Mulvaney Sadler Martha Peters Strien
Zoe Nelson Todd
Iota Alpha
Idaho State U
Betty Nimer Cole
Lanay Flint Davis
Nancy Falter Dilweg Rosella McQuillan Havren Betty Hoffman Johnson Helen Davis McMonigle Marguerite Phillips Ryan Fran Averett Tanner
Kappa Randolph-Macon Woman's College Leslie Doyle Bolton Arlyn Firkins Bruccoli Nancy Gunby Hyde Julia Wolfe Loomis Sara Boulden Millar Sara Shea Ransdell Marilyn Parker Sechen
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Kappa Gamma
Florida Southern College Jeannine Brown Browxiing Elizebeth Page Carter
Joan Revels Gaines
Marilyn McQellan Gentzel Martha Owens Goza
Lila Peterson Grant
Betty StaDings Harvey
Paula McLaurin
Sara Rugg Nickels
Marjorie Maypole Payton
Kappa Kappa
Ball State U
Janellyn Smith Antrim Carolyn ValentineArndt Mary Lowe Biddle Dixie Dovin Boyles Janet Boyle Burger Sarah Addison Calder Judith Charnley
Roberta Ludy Chronister Janet Clark
Eileen Conroy Copeland Elaine Dare
Beverly Schau Fackler
Sue Earling Gilliland
Margaret Harris Hakes
Shirley Eckenberg Hamrick Barbara Shoemaker Hornbeck Mary Niedenthal Huber Margaret Jarrett
Joan Howe Johnston Martha Mart Knight Linda Lee Kurtz Marietta Parr Lacyk Evelyn Langas
Jane Post Larkin
Patricia Scherer Leath Martha Sidell Ludwig Norma Underwood Malone Barbara Irwin Mann
Helen Humbert Merz
Mary Juillerat Moore Phyllis Reeder Mueller Marian Zigich Nicholas Martha Parr Redden
Zenet Knapp Schissler Betty Shondell
Jannene Maclntyre Southworth Phyllis Lewis Swingle
Elizabeth Parr Vance
Kappa Omicron RJiodes College Ada Pryor Buford Eleanor Rush Cashon Ann Gill Daniel Margaret Kelly Francis Emma Myres Mclntyre Martha Spruell Pipkin Suzanne I^onhardt Swearingen
Kappa Phi
Donna Paisley Douse
Joan Mitchell Glasspoole Constance Young McFarlane Mary Murray Parsons Rosemary O'Connor Sidorchuk Carol Bock Turner
Kappa Rho
Western Michigan U Betty Hansen Breed Beverly Vrany Deboer Marjorie Steen Dickinson Dorothy Cook Frey Margene Hall Kwiat Rebecca Dragos Massie Jean Chapman Morris Lorraine Seiple Owen Maryann Kube Pavlick Dorris Peck
Nancy Sharp
Dorothy Borden Waldo Alice Young
Kappa Theta
U of California-Los Angeles
Dolores Sehr Clark
June Vosburg Doyle Nancy Neely Faust
Sue Sandell Holmes Joanna McNeilly Maxwell Barbara Locke Morrisey Doris Berg Nye
Ellen Green Poso
Marion Elliott Smith Audrey Brown Wood
Lambda Sigma
U of Georgia
Marion Davidson Barksdale Charlotte Ashmore Boatwright Jane Morris Bohanan
Georgie Moore Booker Nancy Boyd Carter Jeanne Fhggins Deaver Mary Collins DeYoung Jo Hamilton Ehlert Mary Creal Hurt AliceTaylorParker Patricia Davis Rickert Betty Hooks Underwood Judy Neidlinger Waters Alma Peed Watson Martha Jones Woodard
New York U
Clara Striso Elliot
Grace Campisi Giacobone Andrea Kukis Mayers
N u L a m b d a
U of Southern California Dorothy Parlapiano Forrester Lucy Rawlings Freedy
Mary Stodden Hughes
Daisy Comer Knudsen
Joan Marks Pesout
Laurel Bump Rudd
Virginia Barhouse Saidy Lucille Dalesio Shanley
Joan Dillingham Sheahan Joan Hoffman Smith
Nu Omicron
Vanderbilt U
Carolyn Martin Binkley
Gloria Kendrick Cherry Carolyn Hagan Denison
June Brown Doak
Joan Phillips Durham
Betty Yancey Goodall
Edwyna Howard Griscom Peggy Stofle Johnson Marianna McAllister LaRue Cynthia Bartholomew Lee Thelma Miller Moirison Margaret Thompson Murdock Betty White Norling
Nancy Simmons
Margaret Rimphrey Tobey Patricia Murphey Tunno
O m e g a
Miami U
Margie Struble Arnold
Nancy Kiehborth Brewer Nancy Lally Faux
Barbara Brown Lyons Rachel Kuderer McKee Marilyn Brown Mechem Joyce Katterhenry Schuler Frances Moses Thomson Diana Beard Wblcott
U of Tennessee
Anne Witt Allison
Roberta Neblett Andrews Sally Thornton Cavin Elizabeth Boyd Cumrriings Clara Slack Farmer
Jerry Moore Filson Dorothy Chace Jackson Jean Nicholson Kinnie Peggy Knox Orr
Doris Skelton Oser
Patricia Lykins Patteson Mary Nelson Pierce Margaret Trotter Tarter Sylvia Mapp Thompson Sarah Jones Tiller
Mary Crowell Walker
Patty House Wyatt
O m i c r o n P i
U of Michigan
Mary Mantz Funk Claudette Hawes Hennessy Tamra Johns Lewis Barbara Dowd Mayer Margaret Penney
Wanda Michaels Peterson
U of Kansas
Barbara Kesner Dougherty Patricia Blanks Falstad Barbara Trotter Herlan Myrna Davidson Lamra
Phi Omicron
Hanover College
Mary Hollensbe Keele Jewell Dance Longabaugh Grace Grater Pinson Patricia Logsdon Real
Betty Hardcasde Thompson Nancee Vine
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Tulane U
Ann Lingan Dissen Ann Cushing Gantz Nancy Turner Grahn Jan Gore Mounger Carol Fitzpatrick Nash Lynne Trauth Ryan Esther Hunt Stringer
P i D e l t a
U of Maryland
MaryCohn Benedict
June Hillock Railey
Elizabeth Buckley Stephenson
Pi Kappa
U of Texas Austin Barbara Frost Cagle Veronica Morel Giesecke Gwyn McCuUough Gillespie Bethann Martin Lanning Gale Long Morales
Dorothy Hello Smith Dorothy Grey \fenning Isabelle Burow Wrentz
U of Pennsylvania Valerie Jaso Harding Audrey Lesky
Ida Freeborn Sellinger
Northwestern U Christine Goering Billies Jean Briscoe Davis
Joan Swenson Dybing Dollie Ross Eger
Jane McCosh Halquist Joan Hand
Nancy lnnis Hiestand Ellen English Julian Eleanor Ellis Laubach Mary Otto McC uUough Helen McMahon
Leota Meyer Murray Angela Vendegna Odiotti Merry Kay Johnson Opitz Karina Jacobson Pingry Mary Galvin Pollart
Jo Mihm Smith
Dorothy Myers Stern
Mary Buddenbaum Tittle Carolyn Herbst UEensvang
U of California- Berkeley Claire Jones Emmanuels
Emily Thornton Fay
Jan Emerson Hamilton
Carol Weger Javeto
Joanne Lowry Luscher
Patricia Holt McCartney MicheleGlavinovich Mclnheney CarolSpickerman Muller Patricia McRae Najarian Elizabeth Child Read
Janet Thornberry Smith
Carol Mixter Tormey
Sigma Chi
Hartwick College Margery Norris Armstrong Barbara Black Coif
Alyne Franks Elias
Marilyn Rausch Evensen Caroline Kessler
Elva Johnson Kroeger
Mary Kiersztyn Krul
Pauline Lunger Lockrow Barbara Schoenrock Luebbe Audrey Schrang Morell Shirley Kessler Opper Barbara Roach Waters
Sigma Omicron Arkansas State U Betty Looney Deputy Fanchon Lewis Fischer Jolyne Willdns Hurley Mary Dean Puryear
Sigma Tau
W ashington College Martha Goldsborough Cooley Sue Samuels Fdory
Elizabeth Gulbrandsen
Sigrid Whaley
U of Minnesota
Pauline Altermatt
Edith Ptacek Busse
Rachel Jennings Crane Marlene Arman Dowen Ruth Plum Dundon
Barbara Quick Hancock Catherine Burkhardt Larson
Sally Lohmann Laue Julianna Glover Melander BonnieWalkerMichie Dolores Rekola Olson Marylou Boesser Tucker Anne Coughlin Whale
Tau Delta Birmingham Southern College Georgia Kinney Copeland Ethel Dial Sellers FayeHendrixThames
D e P a u w
Patricia Obeirne Boylan Barbara Savage Feld Bernita Brown Franzel Carol Hershberger Hebel Judith Dutchess Kepner Jane Qements King
Sara Brown McKinney JoAnne Bauer Taylor
Theta Eta
U of Cincinnati
Anna Leesemann Burwinkel Joanne Ward Lininger
Rae Rogers
Maureen Tansey Tokar Marie Wilson
Theta Pi
Wagner College
Eugenia Prusak Andersen Joyce Biller Bishop
Vena Coder Hooks
Claire Eilenberger Kispert Elizabeth Hamann Lawrence Dorothy McKnight McHale Janet Warnecke Muller
Marie Pahnke Pflaum Dolores Lee Robinson
Joan Sheaffer Stiggelbout
Theta Psi
U of Toledo
Janice Lester Becker Marlene Szmanski Cisowski Nancy Cole
Glenn Hartman Denniss Judy Youngs Hoibauer Marilyn Rerucha Naveaux Ann Edelen Roulet Beveriy Wisniewski Serke Shirley Boyd Wainer Marilyn Grieshaber Weaver Janet Badger Weyandt
U of Washington Gloria Hitt Cauble
Karen Russell Garver Barbara Hirsch Ladd Sharon Peel Neglay Patricia Sims Phelan Arden Manwaring Smith Lorraine Pilon Sund Geneita Hamilton Thor Muriel Squillace Tofte Patricia Lee Warren
U of Nebraska Lincoln Mary Quigley Bailey
V Louise Nelson Bass
Barbara Melin Bohmont
Myrna Walston Dunn
Betty Pepler Ewing
Marlene Rees Forke
Carol Gillette Groebe
Mary Fuelberth Johnson
Mary Ludi Langemeier
Shirley Nash Nelson
Madeline Gourlay Polesky
Ann Workman Vroom
Beverly Browne Ward
Marjorie V anderhook Widtowski
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Idea Sharing
Fund-raising Ideas
AOIIs commit countless hours of their time helping others. If you are looking for a new idea on how to raise money while having fun, just take a few minutes and read some of the ideas submitted by our collegiate chapters. To Dragma salutes each o f these chapters for their hard work and generosity to AOIIs philanthropy and t o local charities.
raise money for arthritis research. The event takes place for 24 hours straight as sisters take 30 minute shifts to keep the teeter totter going. The Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity brothers donate their time to keep the other end of the tetter totter going for us. This annual event takes place in the center of campus where it is highly visable. Passers-by are able to make donations in support of our efforts.
Chi Delta
J U of Colorado
spaghetti. It could not have been possible without the help of the parents of certain sis- ters that went beyond the call of duty.
Delta Omega
Murray State U
We sponsor the Mr. Murray State University7 pageant each year. Different organizations on campus are allowed to nominate one guy. The contestants are judged on a dance num- ber, interview, talent, and escort our seniors in the evening wear competition. It is always very successful, raising between $3500- $4000 for arthritis research.
Defe Pi
Central Missouri State
Every year Delta Pi holds an auction at our Parent's Day dinner. Families donate items they bought or made. These items are then auctioned off and bought by the parents attending the dinner. This year the money that was raised went towards bringing the NPC Something of Value program to our campus.
TexasWomen's U
This year we have a new male calendar that we have sponsored. It features reputable men on campus modeling each month. The calendar will be sold and funds go to benefit arthritis research.
Alpha Delta
U ofAlabama
We hold an annual cookout before the biggest home game of the season. We call it Backyard Bash, and it is open to all students, alumnae, and fans. We pre-sell tickets and also allow people to walk in to purchase a plate. The tickets include a hamburger or hotdog, chips, a drink, a pickle, and a dessert, this event raises money for arthritis research and our house development fund.
Alpha Lambda
Georgia Southern U
We hold an annual flag football tournament called Red Rose BowL We ask organizations to sponsor a team in a tournament at our recreation fields. We also create t-shirts that bear the endorsement of several local busi- nesses and individuals who contribute to our tournament It is a great way for all of the Greek community at Georgia Southern to come together and have fun.
Apha Phi
Bowling Green State U
We held a box social. This involves decorat- ing boxes and filling them with fun gifts to sell to our local fraternities.
Coe College
Our best fund raising event is our Tetter- Totter-A-Thon which we do every year to
Our member raise money by working special campus events, selling parking spots and working games.
Chi Lambda
U of Evansville
Our best fund raising idea is Alpha Love Connection. We encourage members from Greek and school organizations to partici- pate in our "dating game". It is similar to MTVs Singled Out, where one guy and one girl pick through contestants based on their favorite characteristics in a boyfriend or girl- friend. The winning couple goes out on a date sponsored by local businesses.
Northeastern State U
This year, the Chi Theta chapter is doing a hula hoop-athon for our Redmen Rally, at the football tailgate party.
Delta Delta
Auburn U
Walk-a-thon is our biggest fund-raiser, where each sister receives a pledge from willing donors to donate money per lap the sister walks. We usually raise over $7,000.
Delta Epsilon
Jacksonville State U
Last year a sister came up with the idea of having a drive-thru spaghetti supper for the entire campus. We sold tickets to students and they could drive by and pick up their
Beta Tau (U of Toronto)
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Epsilon Alpha
Pennsylvania State U
To raise money for Football Challenge we usually go canning downtown and also sell raffle tick- ets for a drawing we have during the day of our event
Epsilon Chi
Elon College
The Epsilon Chi Chapter had two extremely successful fundraisers last year. A01I in the Face takes place at campus or community events. Members of the commu- nity pay two dollars to throw a whipped cream pie in the face of the sister of their choice. In The Walk for Roses, each sister gets friends and other members of the com- munity to sponsor them a certain amount of money for every lap that she walks. Both of these activities are fun ways to raise money for arthritis research.
Epsilon Omega
Eastern Kentucky U
Our best fund raising activity is our annual Lip Sync competition. It is one of the only philanthropy events that all of the campus greek organizations participate in. Most chapters come up with a theme that their music goes along with. Each of us is respon- sible for coaching a chapter. It is so much fun and the sisters of the Epsilon Omega, along with the rest of the campus, look for- ward to lip sync each year.
Epsilon Sigma
Quincy U
A hind raiser we are planning to use is teeter-totter for arthritis. We'll make and decorate teeter-totters in our back yard and get sponsors for each hour teetered.
Gamma Delta
U of South Alabama
The Gamma Delta Chapter kicked off Juvenile Arthritis Awarenes Week with their first annual softball tournament The tour- nament lead to the theme of this year's casu- al day T-shirts, "Help Kids Strike Out Arthritis." Local businesses were sponsors for the casual day shirts, as well as for the softball tournament Over $6,000 was raised
ested in becoming a sponsor for arthritis research. The day of the fundraiser, we went and picked up each of our sponsors on the time they indicated in a limosine. They then came back to our little jail cell In order to get out of "the joint" they had to make a phone call to raise their bail
Kappa Gamma
Florida Southern College
Our philanthropic event is "Star Search" and has been successful in raising money for arthritis research. Campus chapters and organizations are invited to enter an act, whether it is singing, dancing, or another special talent that their members may have. The acts are judged by profes- sors and college officials, and the winners are given prizes.
Kappa Kappa
Ball State U
For the past several years we have paired with a fraternity in October to host a haunt- ed house. The philanthropic event is spruced up with a fundraiser at the door. We sell pumpkin seeds to occupy our guests and give them something to munch on while they wait to be frightened inside.
Kappa Lambda
U of Calgary
Kappa Lambda held a fundraiser at our uni- versity called "Photos with Santa and his Elves." The idea is to set up Santa's work- shop in the North Pole right in the middle of campus. Students, teachers and teams will have to opportunity to have their picture taken with Santa or the elves.
Kappa Phi
McGill U
The fund-raiser that Kappa Phi likes to use is one that takes little planning and gives the sisters a chance to spend time together. We sign up to check coats at a local business and get half of the $2
fee for each coat that we hang up as well as all the tips that we make throughout the night. This not only raises money but it gets our name out on campus.
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through the softball tournament, casual day sponsors, and T-shirt sales to go towards arthritis research.
U of Illinois
As a fundraising event, Iota Chapter spon- sors a Sweetest Day rose sale. Roses are sold anyone on campus who wishes to send a rose to their Sweetest Day sweetheart The roses are specially delivered to recipients with a personal message from the sender attached. All proceeds of the rose sale bene- fit A Women's Place, a home for battered women, and Books for Kids, an organization which encourages childhood reading by buying books.
lota Chi
U ofW estem Ontario
We have an annual fashion show that is the largest philanthropic event in our greek community. Our fashion show is in late February, and so we sell CANDYGRAMS for valentines day. All of the AOIIs go around to the six sororities and twenty fraternities and sell candygrams (little homemade cello- phaned bundles of cinnamon hearts and other festive candies) to the other greeks. They can send candygrams to friends, signif- icant others or crushes. We deliver them in person on Valentine's Day with a little song. We sell them for $3 dollars each, or five for $12. This is by far one of our most successful fundraising activities, and everyone loves to send and receive our candygrams!!!
Kappa Chi
Northwestern State U
Since arthritis research is so imprtant to the Kappa Chi Chapter, We came up with a fundraiser called "Go To The Joint". We
went around to local businesses and local residents asking them if they would be inter-
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Kappa Rho
Western MichiganU
I^ast year our chapter tried to select a fund - raiser that everyone would enjoy. Eventually, we decided to go out onto cam- pus and into the community for a bottle and can drive. The drive was a great success. Not only did we raise money for arthritis research, but we spent a whole day having fun together.
Southeastern Louisiana U
"Go to the Joint" is our best event
one day out of the semester to set up a fake
jail cell on campus in our Student Union. We pick numerous important people in our area, such as the president of the university, or important professors to volunteer their time. Each person gets in the jail cell for 30 minutes. The person is not allowed out ot the jail cell until a certain amount of money is raised as bail to let them out This is a great way to get the community involved and an easy way to raise money.
Lambda Eta
GrandValley State U
This semester marked our second annual bowl-a-thon. We co-sponsored this event with another fraternity on campus. Local businesses gave donations and sponsored lanes for the event, and sisters collected pledges of varying monetary amounts. Anyone who pledged 10 dollars or more was invited to bowl with us for the three hours the event lasted at no cost We were able to raise about $800 dollars from this event alone and were very proud of our accom- plishment
U of Louisiana at Monroe
A great fundraiser that Lambda Tau, along with Panhellenic, held in the Spring was a golf tournament Our money went to benefit Mercy Ministries, a home for troubled moms in our area. We raised lots of money for Mercy and we had a great time serving snacks and riding in the golf carts!
U of Mississippi
The N u Beta Chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi helps sponsor the Dr. Jean Jones Walk for Cancer in the spring semester. Even girl in our chapter participates in this event, whether it is registering the runners at six o'clock in the morning or distributing water after the race is over. It is a fun day for everyone who participates and last year we raised $2500.
Nu Omicron
V anderbiftU
Each fall semester, we have our annual Fajita Fest to raise money for arthritis research. A local Mexican restaurant caters fajitas, and all of our sisters make homemade desserts. It is held on our lawn, and we sell tickets prior to the event as well as at the door. This past year we added a fun twist to the afternoon, Latin music and members of the Vanderbilt Hispanic Student .Association were there to teach latin dancing.
Omega Upsilon
For the third consecutive year we will be co- sponsoring a haunted house with the men of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. We all have fun deco- rating the house with spider webs, plastic bats, and other scary items. The day of the haunted house, we take area children trick- or-treating to other Greek houses then bring them through the haunted house.
U ofTennessee
Each fall before a home football game our Mother's Club and Alumnae help us orga- nize the A01I Barbecue. Students and fans
Nu Seta (U of Mississippi) drop by on the way to the football came and enjoy the Blue Grass band and a bar- becue sack lunch. Forty years of the annu- al barbecue has made this year our Buby Jubilee. The long-standing tradition of the event is perhaps what makes the barbecue
so successful.
Phi Beta
East Stroudsberg U
This semester the Phi Beta Chapter at East Stroudsberg University has come up with some great ideas for fund raising. Our best, however, has to be selling generic ink car- triges from a online company called Get Toner. Those wishing to buy these cartridges can go to and enter the pin number 205. This will credit AOII Phi Beta Chapter. A l l proceeds will go to arthritis research
Phi Sigma
U of Nebraska Kearney
Phi Sigma's spring fundraiser for arthritis research is a competition called "Big Man on Campus." This past year, we had 10 men from different campus organizations com- pete for the honor. Our winner was lavon Washington, a junior on the University of Nebraska-Kearney football team. This was the third year that Phi Sigma held "Big Man on Campus," and we raised over $1,000 to benefit arthritis research.
Pi D e f e
U of Maryland
This year we donated money to arthritus research and to the American Cancer Society in honor of 2 people who passed away this summer, one being a sister's father. We volunteered at a gala which raised
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money to go to the organization, Adoptions Together. This organization helps children get adopted into loving families.
Rho Defta
Samford U
Rho Delta held a spaghetti dinner for arthri- tis research in September. We had local restaurants and stores donate all of the food. Thanks to generous donations from Olive Garden, Papa John's, Milo's, and
Brunos, we were able to make a generous contribution to our philanthropy.
U of California - Berkeley
Selling home-made candy packages (with both chocolate and fruity-flavored candy) on your school's main walkway for a dollar each can raise a lot of money for your philan- thropy. People love candy and a dollar isn't much for a quick snack on the go.
Sigma Alpha
WestVirginia U
We all enjoy Trick-or-Treating for arthritis research during Halloween. We pass out a statement explaining cause the cause sup- ports and where the individual's contribu- tions would be going.
Sigma Delta
Huntingdon College
During Parents' Weekend and Homecoming Weekend at Huntingdon College, we host AOPie in the Face. For one dollar, anyone can toss at their favorite AOII. All proceeds are donated to arthritis research. A wonder- lid lime is had by all
Sigma Phi
California State U - Northridge
For our fund-raiser we have created the
Men of CSUN calendar. riTiree or more
guys from each fraternity or organization
submitted aplications and they were
choosen based upon their campus
involvement and an interview. Then we
put together the calendars and sold them
Washington College
Last Spring we held a non-profit organized concert in which all proceedes went toward our philanthropy, arthritis research. It was called Moon Bash, and included 100% par- ticipation of the Sigma Tau Chapter. There was a band that played for the cause and not the profit, and we accumulated some sponnsors. All profit from this function was made to arthritis research.
U of Minnesota
For Valentine's Day,Tau Chapter had a rose sale. We sold over 100 dozen roses to mem- bers of the Greek Community and our alumnae for their sweeties on Valentine's Day. All the money we raised was given to arthritis research.
Tau Delta
Birmingham Southern College
To raise money for arthritis research, we host Mr. Hilltopper each fall. .All sororities and fraternities participate in this "male beauty pageant". One guy is selected as Mr. Hilltopper after participating in a skit and answering a random question.
Tau Gamma
Eastern Washington U
Tau Gamma teeter totters for twenty-four hours during homecoming weekend, when all the wonderful alumnae are in town. We do this with a fraternity on campus and split the funds between phil- anthropies.
Tau Lambda
Shippensburg U
We set up a "mile of quarters" around the building of our local mall. We hand out fly- ers about who we are and what we are
collegiate nam
about People simply lay quarters down on double sided sticky tape as a donation to pMlanthropy.
Theta Pi
W agner College
Throw a pie at an AOII! Theta Pi Chapter attempted to have a fund-raiser in which the campus was invited to choose an AOII, and for 25 cents was invited to throw a pie at them. Campus interest was instantly perked. The campus gave us permission to do it dur- ing carnivals and other events.
Theta Psi
U ofToledo
Theta Psi looks forward each spring to our Annual AOPie in the Face fund raiser. Tickets are sold before and during the event and it gives them the chance to throw a pie at an AOII of their choice. Last year we offered other greek members, and directors of campus organizations as targets. It is held in the middle of campus and anyone could throw a pie in our face. All the money that we receive is donated to arthritis research.
U of Nebraska Lincoln
The Zeta Chapter has a barbeque before a home football game. This year we joined with a fraternity, Alpha Gamma Sigma, and also rode a bicycle for 48 hours before the barbeque. We raised around 3,000 dollars from ticket sales and sponsors.
Zeta Kappa
SouthwestTexas State U
The fund-raiser that we have every year is called Rose Bowl. It is a flag football tourna- ment for the campus community. It gener- ates most of our fund raising while also allowing us to get our name out on campus.
Zeta Pi
U of Alabama Birmingham
Zeta Pi loves "Trick or Treating for Arthritis!" We get decked out in the most creative cos- tumes we can find and go door to door the night before Halloween. It always makes
people laugh to see college age girls dressed up- and they happily to give to our cause.
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Kappa Omega (U of Kentucky)

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AOII Collegian named Kentuckian of the Year!
Missy Jenkins, Delta Omega Chapter (Murray State U) has been selected by the Kentucky Monthly Magazine as Kentuckian of the Year. She was selected over a field of can- didates that included U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, astro- naut Terry Wilcutt and Kentucky Speedway owner Jerry Carroll. Missy was selected for her inspirational effortsin overcoming a tragedy that left her paralyzed from the waist down. Kelly was one of the students shot on December 1,
1997 by MichaelCarneal at Heath High School in Paducah, Kentucky. Three students were killed and five others
injured in the shooting spree. Committed to helping curb violence, Missy's story is the cover story of the January 2001 issue of the publication.
In appreciation:
AOII is grateful to all the chapters and members who have donated to the Headquarters Capital Campaign. The letter below represents the commitment and support of many of our collegiate chapters in this endeavor. We thankfully acknowledge their dedication.
"The sisters of Lambda Sigma would like to thank you for all of your hard work in making the future of AOII brighter than ever and wish you the very best of luck as the fundraising efforts continue. In vowing to do our part to support our Fraternity, both on the international and chap- ter levels, Lambda Sigma is pledging [a sizable contribution] to the AOII International Capital Campaign over the next four years.
We understand the importance of a new home for AOII, its staff and its resources in contributing to the success of our own chapter by enabling the development of its leadership. In making this donation, we would like to ask that one of the Executive Board Offices be named in recognition of Lambda Sigma and of our commitment to the Fraternity."
We will continue to do our best to advance the name of
AOII and its members and feel confident in the knowledge that you are seeking to do the same. Thanks again and con- gratulations.
Carrie Brady
Lambda Sigma Chapter President
Congratulations to Alecia Ingram, Zeta (U of Nebraska) for her first-place finish in the all-around competition during the Maui Gymnastics Invitational, as well as being named a Big 12 Gymnast of the Week.
AOII salutes Chi Psi Chapter (California Polytechnic-San Luis Obispo) for their chap- ter's 15 year anniversary in March 2001.
The Phi Chi chapter (U of Chicago) also celebrated it's
15th Anniversary last quarter. The chapter is proud of their overall fall GPA of 3.33.
Congratulations to Phi Beta Chapter (East Stroudsburg U) for winning several campus honors: Chapter of the Year, Greek Unity and Involvement, and the New Member Education and Development Award for the 1999-2000 school year. Also, a special Congrats to Dawn Decandido for being selected the Emerging Greek Leader and to Michelle Keating for winning Greek Woman of the Year.
Congratulations to Zeta (U of Nebraska) Chapter for achiev- ing a 3.3 all-chapter grade point average for the fall semester.
Boses to Laini Vogel, Kappa Tau Chapter, who was recently elected Panhellenic
President for Southeastern Louisiana U .
Congratulations to Liz Wilson, Kappa Omega Chapter (U of Kentucky) on becoming President-elect of the Panhellenic Council.
Gina Gerardi, Iota (U of Illinois-Urbana Champaign) was elected VP of
Internal Affairs.
Lindsey Jarret, Alpha Psi (Bowling Breen State U) has been appointed Chief Administrator of the University's Greek Judicial Board.
Delta Epsilon's (Jacksonville State U) President, Bebekah Adams, won Greek Woman of the Year. Additionally, the chapter achieved Highest GPA and Highest New Member GPA and won excellence in Alumnae Belations, Community Belations, University Relations, Campus Involvement, and the President's Gold Cup for the overall best chapter at JSU.
Kappa Omega Chapter (U of Kentucky) is proud to have won 1st place and the Wildcat Cup during the Homecoming Celebration.
Congratulations to Zeta Psi (East Carolina U) on winning the Chapter Excellence Award for the second year in a row and for having the Most Improved GPA on campus.
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