The Alpha Nu (University of Missouri) chapter volunteered at a local food back in honor of Hera Day 2013.
An unidentified Delta Nu (Iowa State University) chapter member dressed as a bunny helps a young child find Easter eggs during a service project with the Easter Seals.
Epsilon Lambda (The University of Texas at Arlington) chapter members present a check for $2,500 from their casino night fundraiser to the Arlington Women's Shelter. The chapter was one of the shelter's top donors at the time.
Members of Iota Nu (University of California, San Diego) chapter pose together at their chapter installation in 1992.
The chapter consultants pose for their official photo in the Founders Forum located at headquarters. (Standing left to right) Callie Smith (Beta Nu, University of Utah), Olivia Holt (Alpha Kappa, University of Oregon), Taylor Costa (Kappa Lambda, University of San Diego), Elena Grace Smith (Delta Pi, University of Tennessee, Knoxville), Mia Salgado (Alpha Iota, University of Vermont), Kam Khan (Epsilon Lambda, The University of Texas at Arlington), Kendra Swanson (Zeta Pi, Arizona State University), Ellen Tinder (Alpha, DePauw University), Kristen Reynolds (Iota Tau, California State University San Marcos). (Seated left to right) Taylor Tolley (Alpha Omicron, The Ohio State University), Madeleine Blundon (Gamma Rho, Texas Tech University), Kellie Greene (Beta Eta, Florida State University), Ellie Edwards (Zeta Sigma, Missouri State University), Ashlyn Coston (Beta Lambda, University of Arizona), Michelle Critchfield (Omicron, Baker University).
Dr. Condoleezza Rice joined Alpha Chi Omega at the Gamma Delta chapter at the University of Denver. Until her senior year, she was the only African American member of the chapter. She was 19 years old when she graduated cum laude from the university in 1974. She was named Outstanding Senior Woman and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Mortar Board. She earned a master's from the University of Notre Dame and a Ph.D. from the University of Denver’s Graduate School of International Studies. In 1993, she became Stanford University’s first woman provost and served in that position until 1999. In 2001, President George W. Bush appointed her national security advisor. Rice later was named the U.S. Secretary of State, the first black woman to serve in that capacity. A professor, consultant and author, she has won many awards. She is an articulate speaker, accomplished pianist and a football aficionado. She received Alpha Chi Omega's Award of Achievement in 1990.
Large group selfie taken by the National Council from the stage at the 2018 Leadership Academy in Indianapolis, Indiana.
In 2016, Kathleen Lampinen Gaffin (Delta Zeta, Central Michigan University) was named chief executive officer of the Alpha Chi Omega Enterprise. Katie, as she prefers, works out of headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Angela Costley Harris (Alpha Beta, Purdue University) was elected National President at the 2016 National Convention. Her four-year term will end in 2020. Her long volunteer resume began in 2003 as a chapter advisor, eventually serving as a national vice president in 2008. Her dedication and love of Alpha Chi Omega and its members shows in her constant involvement throughout the years!
Diane Wilson Blackwelder (Omicron, Baker University) has a long-standing history as a volunteer with Alpha Chi Omega. Starting in 1986 with a role on the Foundation Board of Trustees, Diane has also served as NPC delegate and a national vice president, and she has been very involved in the Foundation scholarships program. At the 2012 National Convention, Diane was elected National President and served in that role until 2016.
Nancy Nitchman Leonard (Alpha Chi, Butler University) sits at a piano during a national convention. Nancy served as executive director from 1978-99. She continued to attend every convention, only missing one in 2010, until her death in 2012.
Marsha King Grady (Alpha Upsilon, The University of Alabama) has served on three boards for Alpha Chi Omega since her first role as national vice president in 2000. She was elected National President and served from 2008-12. In October 2012, Marsha became a staff member at headquarters and now serves as the chief development officer.
Julie Cain Burkhard (Beta Sigma, University of Georgia) began her national volunteer roles in 1994 serving as national vice president. Julie was then elected National President at the 2000 National Convention. In 2004, Julie started her NPC journey, earning the chairman position in 2007. Julie also started a scholarship fund in 2009 and continues to be a very involved volunteer to this day.
Epsilon Chi (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) accepts the National Council Trophy award at the 2016 National Convention in Orlando, Florida. The chapter representative poses with the 2016 National Council members. From left to right: Dr. Mary Kacmarcik Baker (Delta Mu, University of Massachusetts), Jennifer Daurora (Delta, Allegheny College), Diane Wilson Blackwelder (Omicron, Baker University), Epsilon Chi representative, Angela Costley Harris (Alpha Beta, Purdue University), Mary McMurtry Winkler (Epsilon Zeta, Auburn University), Lynne Biggio Herndon (Alpha Upsilon, The University of Alabama).
Donna Smith Chereck (Alpha Phi, The University of Texas at Austin) was elected National President during the 2004 National Convention. She has had a long-standing career with the NPC, becoming alternate delegate in 1998 and delegate in 2011-18.
A group of collegiate members gather around an alumna wearing a white dress after singing a chapter song.