What we’re looking forward to in 2016

We are just going to put it out there. We cannot wait for 2016!

There is so much to look forward to in 2016 that we just have to share with you. Take for instance…

Establishing a new colony in Texas!

This spring semester, Alpha Sigma Alpha is establishing a colony at Texas A&M University – Texarkana. This will be the seventh active collegiate chapter in Texas.

[Related: Colony to be established in Texas]

So that’s exciting. With our colonies at Suffolk University, MA, and University of New Haven, CT, which will both install spring 2016 as well, Alpha Sigma Alpha will install three chapters during this academic year.

What is also exciting is that each of our newly installed chapters will be presented their charters at the 2016 National Convention & Leadership Conference in Orlando…ANOTHER event we are looking forward to in 2016!

#Imagine2016Imagine2015

July 6-9, 2016, hundreds of Alpha Sigma Alphas from across the country will come together for the 2016 National Convention & Leadership Conference.

Registration opens February 2016; so check out the event page for details including costs and deadlines. Some of the highlights from the event are what we are also really looking forward to in 2016. Such as…

Featured speaker Glennon Doyle MeltonGlennonDoyleMelton

Glennon Doyle Melton, author of the New York Times Best Selling book “Carry On, Warrior: The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life” and founder of Momastery.com will join us in Orlando on Wednesday evening to share her inspiring life model to live and work with more courage, boldness and purpose.

Learn more about Glennon

Before Glennon addresses attendees of #Imagine2016, alumnae will be able to join together for the…

Alumnae pre-conference

Decades of research have proven that when people are given the opportunity to do what they do best every day, the effect on the individual, team and organizational performance is powerful.

The problem is that most people aren’t able to accurately identify their own strengths and therefore cannot intentionally use them.

This unique, personalized, pre-conference workshop will introduce Gallup’s strengths-based approach and will help you learn how to use your unique blend of talents to enhance your performance, productivity and well-being.

Because there is limited seating available, register for #Imagine2016 as soon as it opens and mark “alumnae pre-conference!”

Learn more

Okay then AFTER the alumnae pre-conference and AFTER Glennon shares her inspiring story and message, on Thursday at #Imagine2016 will be the acclaimed leadership conference. Workshops for the leadership conference will be developed and presented by YOU! Or, someone you know who would be great at that.

Call for programsCall-for-programs

Alpha Sigma Alpha is looking for stimulating workshop topics and dynamic presenters for the 2016 National Convention & Leadership Conference in Orlando, FL.

And we need your help. Alpha Sigma Alpha is seeking recommendations and/or submissions for workshop ideas for the leadership conference, workshop proposals for the leadership conference and Alpha Talk topics.

Interested?

100 year anniversaries

Two chapters will celebrate their centennial anniversaries in 2016:

  • Beta Beta, University of Northern Colorado View Event Details
  • Gamma Gamma, Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Also, two chapters are celebrating 25 years

  • Epsilon Upsilon, California University of Pennsylvania
  • Epsilon Phi, Indiana University

And one alumnae chapter is celebrating 50 years

  • Tampa Bay Alumnae Chapter

40 years with Special Olympicsspecial-olympics

In 1976, Alpha Sigma Alpha began its partnership with Special Olympics.

Read the first issue of the Phoenix magazine that launched this partnership.

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Special Olympics will join Alpha Sigma Alpha at #Imagine2016 to celebrate this milestone anniversary.

Partnership with Levo LeagueLevo_logo

Levo League is the leading resource for millennials in the workplace. Levo arms individuals with the tools to develop their talent, build connections with peers, mentors, and jobs, and stay inspired day in and day our as they grow and develop. They believe everyone can create a life they’re passionate about. While their resources are geared towards the millennial generation, majority of their resources can be applied to anyone wanting to develop on their career or community involvement.

Alpha Sigma Alpha and Levo League will launch its partnership in spring 2016 through content sharing and syndication, personal and career development resources and local Levo events. Look for more announcements in 2016!

www.Levo.com

Website additions and enhancements

You may love the new website now (with our visitors and visits more than tripling since its launch), but AlphaSigmaAlpha.org will bring you so much more in 2016. Think:

  • More events, images, videos and audio on the Interactive Timeline
  • Direct communications from your collegiate chapter
  • Advanced search in the online Phoenix of Alpha Sigma Alpha
  • More custom features options
  • Advanced online and on-demand initiatives
  • and more!

Wow! So much to look forward to in 2016!


 

Did we miss anything? Tell us what you’re looking forward to in 2016 in the comments below. 

 

 

 

 


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