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Alpha Sigma Alpha's Interactive History

Alpha Sigma Alpha’s
Interactive History

Decade: 1910 - 1919X

Baltimore Convention

National convention was held in Baltimore. Highlights: At the convention it was established that there would be a biennial inspector’s visit for all chapters. The first standardized form of initiation was established....
1910
June 9-11

Nu Chapter installed

Nu Chapter, Shorter College, GA, was installed on Nov. 24....
1910
Nov
24

Sorority becomes professional

Alpha Sigma Alpha becomes a professional sorority within the field of education....
1911

Convention in North Carolina

National convention was held in Lake Toxaway, NC.Highlights: The Sorority constitution was revised and adopted and plans for the direct future of Alpha Sigma Alpha were formulated....
1911
June 21-23

Chi Iota installed

Chi Iota Chapter, Hamilton School, Washington, DC, was installed in December....
1911
December

Chapter roll diminishing

Although Alpha Sigma Alpha installed 13 chapters in those early years, by 1912 it had diminished to four chapters and had lost all national leadership. Three chapters were released to other sororities, and by 1913 Alpha Chapter was the...
1912

Norfolk Convention

National convention was held in Norfolk, VA....
1912
June

Susan Duane Galt elected national president

Susan Duane Galt, Γ, was elected national president. She would serve until 1914...
1912
June

Sorority turns to Ida Shaw Martin

Under the leadership of Chapter President Dorothy Batten, A, Alpha Chapter turned to Ida Shaw Martin, author of the well-known and respected Sorority Handbook, for assistance. Mrs. Martin, a member of Delta Delta Delta Fraternity, had ...
1912
Fall

Early Alpha Alpha chapter installed

Pi Alpha Tau at Miami University, OH, was installed as the Pi Tau Chapter of Alpha Sigma Alpha in May 1913. This chapter is now known as Alpha Alpha Chapter....
1913
May