1981 Alpha Tau (University of New Hampshire) chapter alumnae (left to right) Sue DiFabio Hannan, Denise Beachman Champagne, Jennifer Conrad and Prudy Pikanis pose together at the First Annual Lonni Stern Memorial Run hosted by the chapter.
The 1985 National Convention marked Alpha Chi Omega's 100-year anniversary. The five-day convention packed in a ton of events, trips and meals, and saw more than 1,700 attendees. Play Day was added in the middle of the convention to sight-see in Indianapolis and offer some bonding time with sisters. This particular excursion was to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, home of the Indy 500 race, which was held the month before.
The 1985 National Convention was the 100-year celebration for Alpha Chi Omega. The five days were packed with activities, including a special DePauw Day, where attendees packed onto buses in groups and made their way to Greencastle, Indiana, for a tour of campus, a pageant of our founding, a concert by the Founders' Memorial and presentation by National President D'Alice Cochran.
A convention paige (in red sash) poses with her chapter sisters during reunion night at the 1980 National Convention.
Martha Carolan Hannegan (Omicron, Baker University) served as National President from 1980-83.
Beta Omega (The University of Toledo) chapter members pose together holding a sign celebrating their new members on bid day.
Executive Director Nancy Leonard (Alpha Chi, Butler University) sits at her desk in headquarters, tackling the daily to-do list.
Fifty-year members from the Epsilon Psi Epsilon (Cheyenne, Wyoming) chapter pose together. Each woman is individually identified on the back of the photograph.
The 1984-85 Collegiate Field Consultants pose together outside during the 1984 Training Leadership Seminar at DePauw University. They are (front row) CFC Melissa Ford Taylor (Alpha Upsilon, The University of Alabama), AFC Vicki Womack Chase (Delta Pi, University of Tennessee, Knoxville), CFC Kim Morrison Joyce (Beta Phi, Bowling Green State University), (back row) CFC Debbie Thomas (Beta Eta, Florida State University), CFC Nancy Reed Aichholz (Alpha Omicron, The Ohio State University) and AFC Tammie Clarke Northrop (Delta, Allegheny College). This photograph was featured on page 16 of the summer 1984 issue of The Lyre.
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.
Ellen Little Vanden Brink (Alpha, DePauw University) was elected National President during the 1988 National Convention. Eight years earlier she began her volunteer work with National Council while simultaneously volunteering with the NPC as the alternate delegate until 1991. From 2004-06, Ellen served as the NPC delegate. She is remembered by many for her tremendous love of Alpha Chi Omega and the sorority experience.
National President D'Alice Coburn Cochran (Alpha Mu, Indiana University) and Chapter President Renee Trabert Heinbokel pose together with the charter for Zeta Phi (Cornell University) chapter at the chapter's installation in 1984.
This program includes a list of the members of the Alpha Eta (University of Mount Union) House Corporation Board, a schedule of events, a dinner menu and the lyrics to "It Only Takes a Spark."
This program includes the banquet schedule and menu, as well as lists of the weekend's events, the installing officers, installation committee, advisory board and the chapter charter members.
This brochure discusses the history of the MacDowell Colony, life at the colony and logistical information such as eligibility and applying.
This flier announces the newly established Zeta Phi (Cornell University) chapter and provides a little background information on Cornell.
This flier announces the days for recruitment for a new chapter of Alpha Chi Omega being established at Loyola University New Orleans.