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Alpha Sigma Alpha's Interactive History

Alpha Sigma Alpha’s
Interactive History

Decade: 1980 - 1989X

Delta Tau installed

Delta Tau Chapter, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, was installed on Feb. 2....
1980
Feb
02

Delta Sigma Chapter installed

Delta Sigma Chapter, Saginaw Valley State College (Saginaw Valley State University), MI, was installed on March 15....
1980
Mar
15

Rainbow Convention

National convention was held in Niagara Falls, NY. Highlights: Hiwana Cupp Crompton, BE, was awarded the first Evelyn G. Bell Award, which was established to honor members who have served on all the collegiate, alumnae and national lev...
1980
June 29 - July 2

Rhetta Nesbitt Robinson elected national president

Rhetta Nesbitt Robinson, ΒΓ, was elected as national president, and she served until 1984....
1980
Jul
01

Sidney moves through NPC chairs

Sydney Gremillion Allen, ΨΨ, was installed as the treasurer National Panhellenic Conference. Four years later, she would become the first and only Alpha Sigma Alpha to serve as NPC chairman....
1981
November 1-4

Development Fund established

The Development Fund was established by the Sorority to help provide additional support to both collegiate and alumnae programs....
1982
May
31

Chicago convention

National convention was held in Chicago. Highlights: Rose Marie Fellin, ΒΣ, received the first Helen L. Corey Award. The award was established in honor of Helen Corey, KK, long-time convention chairman to recognize those making outst...
1982
June 30 - July 3

Epsilon Alpha installed

Epsilon Alpha Chapter, Southern Arkansas University, was installed was installed on Sept. 25....
1982
Sep
25

Epsilon Beta installed

Epsilon Beta Chapter, University of Illinois, was installed was installed on April 30....
1983
Apr
30

Sidney Allen becomes NPC secretary

Sidney Gremillion Allen, ΨΨ, was installed as the secretary of the National Panhellenic Conference. Two years later she would become the first and only Alpha Sigma Alpha to serve as NPC chairman....
1983
November 2-5