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  • My Leadership Moment: Raising the Standard

    by Leanne Grahn Attending the Coalition for Collegiate Women’s Leadership Conference for the first time was honestly one of the most intimidating things I’ve had the opportunity to do in my time as a leader. Brand new in the role as my chapter’s Risk Manager, I had no idea what to expect, what I would…

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  • It’s Time to Care

    by Bonny Shade I hear it every year, the words of women who wish their chapter, organization, sorority family, grades, and/or social life could be better. Sound familiar? Yup. I see you – the one hustling to get everything done, please others, get the grades, maintain the social life, and… Oh, yeah – getting enough sleep…

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  • My Leadership Moment: Turning Passion into Action

    By Angela Ging Collegiate women are constantly on social media every single day. When recruitment comes around, it is easy for women to become caught up in which chapter has the prettiest Instagram photos or posts most frequently on Facebook. There are countless parody accounts out there making fun of sorority life and Greek life…

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  • As Is

    By Annalise Sinclair In graduate school, I was really, really lucky to have received an amazing graduate assistantship at a small, private school in Northeast Ohio. The school had two graduate assistants for their fraternity/sorority life office, one second year and one newbie. I got to be the newbie and worked alongside a woman who…

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  • Self-Care: Put On Your Oxygen Mask First

    By Lauren Cook Did you know that World Mental Health Day was October 10? It is timely considering we often say the “honeymoon phase” of the fall semester has started to wear off. Recruitment and Bid Day have likely gone by and midterms are either starting or are in full swing. Some of us might…

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  • My Leadership Moment: Leading Fearlessly

    By Celia Venable Many people believe a leader must be fearless. It is often portrayed that leaders are “born to lead” and “looked fear in the face without batting an eye.” Which may hold true for some people but what about those of us who were thrown into leadership positions without a clue what we’re…

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  • What Abraham Maslow Can Teach Us About Sisterhood

    By Lori Hart, Ph.D., Speaker for The Catalyst Agency “If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.”  -Dr. Abraham Maslow Fraternities and sororities have problems.  In 2018, most volunteers would agree with this statement.  And in my line of work, even students agree.  Every time I start a…

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  • It’s Time Now!

    By Dr. Mari Ann Callais As sororities and sorority members, we often talk about “sisterhood” and friendship. When asked to define sisterhood, we say we can’t explain it. Today, we are at a critical time in the history of our sororities to not only be able to describe what it is but to live it…

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  • My Leadership Moment: The Push

    Some people might say leaders are born and some may say leaders are developed through various situations in their lives. I think they’re both right. Growing up, I was always the first to put her crayons away, to help others finish their homework and the one who answered the teacher’s questions. I knew I always…

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  • My Journey to Finding Passion

    By Hannah Kerr I believe that weaknesses can become strengths, dreams come true, and that anything is possible with effort, love, and determination. I am a 22-year-old preparing to graduate from Western Kentucky University and I never imagined I would be pursuing what I am now when I walked onto this small campus almost four…

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