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Alpha Sigma Alpha's Interactive History

Alpha Sigma Alpha’s
Interactive History

Decade: 1940 - 1949X

Alpha Sigma Alpha affiliates with another association

Alpha Sigma Alpha affiliated with the women’s Professional Panhellenic Association as another avenue for growth an expansion. The Sorority still maintained its educational sorority classification....
1940

First regional meetings

Regional meetings for chapters to get together for training and sisterhood were established. Today these meetings are known as District Day....
1940

Washington D.C. installed

The Washington D.C. Alumnae Chapter was installed....
1940
Apr
13

Beta Eta installed

Beta Eta Chapter, State Teachers College (Dickinson State College), ND, was installed on May 18....
1941

Wilma Wilson Sharp Award established

The Wilma Wilson Sharp Alumnae Award was established. This is award, given at national convention, recognizes an alumna who has distinguished herself through service to her community, her profession and has shown significant leadership...
1941
Aug
04

Chicago convention

National convention was held in Chicago. Highlights: Because of World War II, Alpha Sigma Alpha decided that it would host no further regional or national gatherings until the war was over. Wilma Wilson Sharp, Zeta Zeta, was elected ag...
1941
August 4-8

Beta Theta installed

Beta Theta Chapter, Central Michigan College of Education (Central Michigan University), was installed on Nov. 15....
1941
Nov
15

Beta Iota installed

Beta Iota Chapter, Radford College (Radford University), VA, was installed on May 9....
1942
May
09

Elizabeth Bird Small Award established

The Elizabeth Bird Small Award, in memory of Elizabeth Bird Small, Pi Pi, a former member of national council and advisor of Pi Pi Chapter, was established as the highest honor bestowed to a collegian....
1942
Summer

Richmond installed

The Richmond Alumnae Chapter, VA, was installed....
1942
Nov
05