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Alpha Sigma Alpha's Interactive History

Alpha Sigma Alpha’s
Interactive History

Decade: 1920 - 1929X

First request to join NPC

Ida Shaw Martin petitioned the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) on behalf of the educational sororities, and Alpha Sigma Alpha’s admission and was denied because of NPC’s policy that no woman may be a member of more than one n...
1920

New Sorority publication

The Symbolism of Alpha Sigma Alpha published, and the Mother Patroness degree (now the Crown Degree) introduced....
1920
March

A new focus on expansion

The Sorority made a decision to restrict new chapters to only those institutions with four-year degrees....
1920
March

Eta Eta installed

Eta Eta Chapter, Kansas State Teachers College (Pittsburg State University), was installed on July 8-9....
1920
July 8-9

Boston Alumnae Chapter installed

The Boston Alumnae Chapter was installed....
1921
Jun
01

Theta Theta installed

Theta Theta Chapter, Boston University, was installed on Nov. 21 at the home of Ida Shaw Martin....
1921
Nov
21

20th anniversary convention

National convention was held in November in Kansas City, MO....
1921
November 23-27

Three chapters installed

Iota Iota Chapter, Drake University, IA, was installed on Jan. 13, Kappa Kappa Chapter, Temple University, PA, was installed on March 17, and Lambda Lambda Chapter, Ohio State University was installed on Dec. 9....
1922

Mu Mu installed

Mu Mu Chapter, Michigan State Normal College (Eastern Michigan University) was installed on Jan 19....
1924
Jan
19

Nu Nu installed

Nu Nu Chapter, Drexel Institute of Technology (Drexel University), PA, was installed on May 30....
1924
May
30