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Alpha Sigma Alpha's Interactive History

Alpha Sigma Alpha’s
Interactive History

Category: Service and GivingX

First service-focused initiative adopted

Alpha Sigma Alpha adopted their first service-focused initiative of aid to the intellectually disabled. Scholarships were established to support students in the field of special education. This marks the beginning of a culture within A...
1958
Jul
01

S. June Smith Center named

The Retarded Children’s Day Care Center of Lancaster County, PA, was renamed The S. June Smith Center in honor of Alpha Sigma Alpha member Dr. S. June Smith, KK. The S. June Smith Center would be adopted as a national […]...
1975

Special Olympics becomes first philanthropic project

As a result of the efforts by Philanthropic Chairman Sidney Gremillion Allen, ΨΨ, Special Olympics was named Alpha Sigma Alpha’s first national philanthropic project....
1976
Jun
29

S. June Smith Center named philanthropic partner

The S. June Smith Center was named Alpha Sigma Alpha’s third national philanthropic partner. “I never imagined that the two organizations that mean the most to me-Alpha Sigma Alpha and the S. June Smith Center- would join forces in...
1990
Jun
27

S. June Smith Center classroom dedicated

The S. June Smith Center dedicated a classroom to the Sorority in honor of its significant contributions over the years. At that time the Foundation presented a check for $13,000 from donors and chapters....
1998
October

A new national philanthropic partner

Girls on the Run International was named Alpha Sigma Alpha’s fourth national philanthropic partner. Founder Molly Barker came to the 2012 national convention & leadership conference, welcomed the membership to the Girls on the Ru...
2012
July

A new service initiative

D.O.T. Days launched. Inspired by the Alpha Sigma Alpha Philanthropic Statement, D.O.T. (Donating Our Time) Days takes place the first week of October every year. This week is set aside for all members across the country to focus on se...
2012
October

S. June Smith Center service grants offered to collegians

Alpha Sigma Alpha and the S. June Smith Center launched spring break service grants....
2013
Mar
01

Service immersion experience offered to collegians

Alpha Sigma Alpha offers a new opportunity for collegians with the service immersion experience. Collegians traveled to Oahu, HI, to live the core values of Alpha Sigma Alpha while providing a variety of service to the local community....
2013
May

Alpha Sigma Alpha sends volunteers to World Games

Alpha Sigma Alpha provided grants for members to volunteer at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles....
2015
Apr
15