Alpha Chi Omega

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Two Days on the Hill: My Student Lobby Experience, Fall 2015

Two Days on the Hill: My Student Lobby Experience, Fall 2015

Rachel Williams Haley (Omicron, Baker University) discusses her experience serving as a student lobbyist on Capitol Hill with the Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee. The article includes a photograph of Haley with National President Diane Blackwelder (Omicron, Baker University) Senator Pat Roberts, Senator Roberts' executive assistant Jensine Frost Moyer (Delta Tau, Minnesota State University, Mankato) and his communications director Sarah Ross Little (Beta Rho, American University).

Atlantic Province Convention Banquet Program, April 11, 1925

Atlantic Province Convention Banquet Program, April 11, 1925

This program includes the menu and toast program for the banquet, a list of province officers and a general program for the convention.

Beta Rho New Members Photograph, 1959-60

Beta Rho New Members Photograph, 1959-60

Fourteen members of the 1959-60 Beta Rho (American University) chapter new member class pose together.

Burkhard, Jones and Willoughby in D.C. Photograph, April 2005

Burkhard, Jones and Willoughby in D.C. Photograph, April 2005

NPC Delegate Julie Cain Burkhard (Beta Sigma, University of Georgia, left) poses with Ohio Representative Stephanie Tubbs Jones (center) and her Chief of Staff Patrice Willoughby at a congressional visit event in Washington, D.C.

Founders with 50th Birthday Cake at Convention Photograph, June 1935

Founders with 50th Birthday Cake at Convention Photograph, June 1935

Founders (left to right) Bertha Deniston Cunningham (Alpha, DePauw University), Estelle Leonard (Alpha, DePauw University), Nellie Gamble Childe (Alpha, DePauw University) and Olive Burnett Clark (Alpha, DePauw University) pose with a birthday cake to celebrate Alpha Chi Omega's 50th birthday at the Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. during the 1935 National Convention. Behind them are National Editor Ted Maltbie Collins (Rho, University of Washington) and National President Ethel Meade Van Auken (Lambda, Syracuse University).

Interesting Alpha Chis: Mary Lisenby - Food Supervisor, Washington Statler, November 1948

Interesting Alpha Chis: Mary Lisenby - Food Supervisor, Washington Statler, November 1948

Valerie Stubbs Mecutchen (Beta Eta, Florida State University) discusses the work of Mary Lisenby (Alpha Phi, The University of Texas at Austin) who serves as food supervisor for the Washington Statler Hotel and who conducts workshops on various food-related topics. The article also includes a photograph of Lisenby at work.

Dr. Condoleezza Rice in the White House Photograph, c. 2001

Dr. Condoleezza Rice in the White House Photograph, c. 2001

Dr. Condoleezza Rice (Gamma Delta, 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. Rice 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 female African-American 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.