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The Magic of Theta Connections

Foundation, Scholarships, Story, Volunteer

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 […]

5 Helpful Hints for Applying to Grad School

Blog, Foundation, Scholar Blogger, Scholarships

By: Aarani Arulmoli, Zeta Rho/UC San Diego, Theta Foundation scholarship recipient

Above: Aarani outside the Gross Hall Stem Cell Center where she is a graduate researcher. 

You survived undergrad and may even have a few years of post-grad work experience under your belt. Now, you’re thinking about graduate school. Congratulations! This is a wonderful (and maybe even […]

Carnivals and Competition Bring Fundraising Success for Alpha Mu

Blog, College Philanthropy Events, Events, Foundation, Giving

By: Hannah Linsky and Jessica Stromsdorfer, Alpha Mu/Missouri

The Alpha Mu Chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta hosts spring and fall philanthropy events each year. Each event brings several opportunities for the women of our chapter to participate, as well as plenty of opportunities for support and donations from the Mizzou and greater-Columbia, Missouri, communities.

During the spring semester […]

#treatyoself: A Self-Care How-To

Blog, Foundation, General, Scholar Blogger, Scholarships

By: Julia Rodriguez, Beta Psi/McGill, Theta Foundation scholarship recipient

What do you do to take care of yourself? Brush your teeth? Exercise? Eat well?
When answering this question, most of us focus on our physical selves. We are taught how to take care of our bodies, but what about our minds?

With so much to keep up with […]

The Founders Memorial Scholarship Fund: Making a Difference for 46 Years

Blog, Careers, Scholarships

In 1964, Theta Foundation trustees outlined an ambitious six-year fundraising plan to raise $100,000 to establish the Founders Memorial Scholarship Fund for undergraduate study to honor Theta’s four founders. Consisting primarily of annual membership contributions, the Fund awarded the first $1,000 Founders Memorial Scholarships to four outstanding undergraduate Thetas at the Centennial Grand Convention in […]

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