This article discusses the work of Dr. Condoleeza Rice (Gamma Delta, University of Denver) in the George H.W. Bush administration and as a professor at Stanford University; a photo of Rice is included. The second portion of the article discusses her political aspirations, childhood and impact in Washington, as well as quotes about various foreign policy subjects.
This article discusses the prospects of distance runner Julie Brown (Alpha Psi, UCLA) in the women's U.S. Olympic marathon trials.
Marcia DeRocco (Alpha Chi, Butler University), a famous sculptor and Award of Achievement winner. The newspaper clipping describes her notable career and loving connection to Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity.
Marcia DeRocco (Alpha Chi, Butler University) was a sculptor and painter, earning the Margaret Emma Griffith national fellowship for her work, "Portrait of Marcia," in 1931. Marcia spent two summers studying at the MacDowell Colony after returning from her studies abroad. She won the Award of Achievement in 1962.
Photographs and biographical information is provided for each of the 2015 alumnae award winners, including the Award of Achievement winners.
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.
Olympic distance runner Julie Brown (Alpha Psi, UCLA) stands at the podium after winning the Award of Achievement at the 1985 National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. Julie competed in the first-ever women's Olympic marathon in 1984.
Journalist Georgie Anne Geyer (Gamma, Northwestern University) won the Award of Achievement in 1968.
Advertising executive Mary Andrews Ayres (Alpha Lambda, University of Minnesota) won the Award of Achievement in 1978.