Founders Memorial Scholarships: Expanding Education and Impacting World Views

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By: Amy Bartel Lingenfelser, Delta Eta/Kansas State

It was a tremendous honor to be chosen as the Hannah Fitch Shaw Founders Memorial Scholarship recipient the summer after my junior year. At that time, each chapter nominated one junior class member to apply for the four Founders Memorial Scholarships. Just to be nominated by my chapter as their […]

The Magic of Theta Connections

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By: Dr. Hilary Gerdes, Alpha Xi/Oregon

Above: Hilary attended the 55th Grand Convention in Scottsdale, Arizona, in 1982.

In high school, I became friends with Alice Ann Morden, a community advisor for our International Club. Before I left for Whitman College, she asked if I was thinking about being in a sorority. I didn’t really know what […]