#TheGiftofASA: Celebrating 117 years of sisterhood

One hundred and seventeen years ago, five women came together to charter Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority. These 16-year-old women were intentional when they founded our Sorority, planning from the beginning for it to be national in scope, even though Louise […]

November 5, 2018
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The first Alpha Sigma Alpha Convention of 1905

The celebration of historical anniversaries usually prompts both interest in the past and reflection about the future. It is no surprise then that our 50th National Convention and Leadership Conference here in Phoenix invites us to think about how and […]

July 17, 2018
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Looking back 50 years: National Convention in St. Louis, MO

Alpha Sigma Alpha’s twenty-fifth National Convention was held June 26-30, 1967, at the Chase-Park Plaza in St. Louis, Missouri. The following are highlights from the event that occurred just over fifty years ago. 1967 National Council National president: Mary C. […]

February 15, 2018
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Letter from Four Founders to the Golden Anniversary Convention

Four of Alpha Sigma Alpha’s Founders – Juliette Hundley Gilliam, Mary Williamson Hundley, Louise Cox Carper and Virginia Boyd Noell – helped to celebrate our heritage at the Golden Convention in Roanoke in 1952. They prepared a statement to express […]

February 8, 2018
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Looking back on Alpha Sigma Alpha’s first national convention

Just four years after the founding of Alpha Sigma Alpha, the Sorority proudly called its first national convention at the Hotel Richmond in Richmond, VA, on Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 29-30, 1905. At the time six chapters existed, enough to hold […]

January 26, 2018
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Memories made possible: Founders’ Day 2015

I was recently thinking about how many photos I snap each day. My typical day may be something like this – taking a quick picture of my boys riding their bikes, snapping a photo of my Diet Coke can because […]

November 15, 2015
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