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Alpha Sigma Alpha's Interactive History

Alpha Sigma Alpha’s
Interactive History

Tag: New YorkX

Sorority’s first central office in New York

The Sorority’s first central office, now known as national headquarters, was established in Kenmore, NY....
1952

Five alumnae chapters installed

Five alumnae chapters were installed in 1953: Northern Virginia Alumnae Chapter, Rock Island Alumnae Chapter, IL, Syracuse Alumnae Chapter, NY, Florida West Coast Alumnae Chapter, Long Beach Alumnae Chapter, CA....
1953

New York bans sororities and fraternities

The Trustees of the State Universities of New York ordered that all recognized social organizations with Greek-lettered affiliations were to be banned from New York college campuses. This would later lead to the closing of four chapter...
1953
Oct
08

Sorority loses New York chapters

Federal judges decided unanimously that the State University of New York had the right to ban national fraternities from its campuses. As a result, Alpha Sigma Alpha lost Gamma Clio Chapter, SUNY-Cortland, Pi Pi Chapter, Buffalo State,...
1954
Jun
08

11 alumnae chapters installed

Eleven alumnae chapters were installed in 1958: Lafayette Alumnae Chapter, LA, Murray Alumnae Chapter, KY, Menomonie Alumnae Chapter, WI, Milwaukee Alumnae Chapter, Delaware Valley Alumnae Chapter, Waukegan Alumnae Chapter, IL, Queens ...
1958

Central office moves to Missouri

The central office was relocated from Kenmore, NY, to Springfield, MO....
1964
Fall

Seven alumnae chapters were installed

Seven alumnae chapters were installed: Indiana Kentucky Alumnae Chapter, Louisville Alumnae Chapter, Tri City Alumnae Chapter, MI, Tampa Bay Alumnae Chapter, FL, Tri City Alumnae Chapter, FL, Central New York Alumnae Chapter, and South...
1966

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