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Daily Sorority Spotlight: Alpha Chi Omega

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Every day, we will be featuring one of the twenty-six National Panhellenic sororities to help potential new members learn more about Greek life leading up to recruitment.

Alpha Chi Omega — ΑΧΩ

National Site: AlphaChiOmega.org
Founded: October 15, 1885 at DePauw University
Founders: Anna Allen, Olive Burnett, Bertha Deniston, Amy DuBois, Nellie Gamble, Bessie Grooms, and Estelle Leonard
Color(s): Scarlett Red, Olive Green

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Symbol: Golden Lyre
Flower: Red Carnation
Jewel: Pearl
Philanthropy: Alpha Chi Omega Foundation, Domestic Violence Awareness
Mission Statement: “Enrich the lives of members through lifetime opportunities for friendship, leadership, learning and service.”
Notable Alumni: Actress Alyson Hannigan, Singer Aubrey O’Day, Politician Condoleezza Rice

US Chapters:

Alabama
Auburn University, Birmingham-Southern College, University of Alabama

Arizona
Arizona State University, University of Arizona

Arkansas
University of Arkansas

California
Cal Poly, California State University Fullerton, California State University Sacramento, California State University San Marcos, Loyola Marymount University, San Diego State University, University of California Riverside, University of California Davis, University of California Berkeley, University of California Irvine, University of California Los Angeles, University of California San Diego, University of California Santa Barbara, University of San Diego, University of Southern California

Colorado
University of Colorado

Connecticut
Quinnipiac University, University of Connecticut

District of Columbia
American University

Florida
Florida International University, Florida Southern College, Florida State University, Stetson University, University of Florida, University of North Florida, University of Tampa, University of West Florida

Georgia
Brenau University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Georgia

Idaho
Boise State University

Illinois
Bradley University, Loyola University Chicago, Millikin University, Northwestern University, University of Illinois

Indiana
Ball State University, Butler University, DePauw University, Indiana State University, Indiana University, Purdue University

Iowa
Iowa State University, University of Iowa

Kansas
Baker University, Kansas State University, University of Kansas

Louisiana
Louisiana Tech University, Loyola University New Orleans

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Maryland
University of Maryland, Washington College

Massachusetts
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Massachusetts

Michigan
Albion College, Central Michigan University, Michigan State University, Northwood University, University of Michigan, Western Michigan University

Minnesota
Minnesota State University Mankato, University of Minnesota

Mississippi
University of Southern Mississippi

Missouri
Missouri State University, Southeast Missouri State University, University of Missouri, William Woods University

Nebraska
University of Nebraska

New Hampshire
University of New Hampshire

New Mexico
University of New Mexico

New York
Columbia University, Cornell University

North Carolina
Elon University, High Point University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Charlotte, University of North Carolina Greensboro, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Western Carolina University

North Dakota
University of North Dakota

Ohio
Bowling Green State University, Case Western Reserve University, Miami University, The Ohio State University, University of Mount Union, University of Toledo

Oklahoma
Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma State University, University of Oklahoma

Oregon
Oregon State University, Portland State University, University of Oregon, Willamette University

Pennsylvania
Allegheny College, Bucknell University, Carnegie Mellon University, Lehigh University, Muhlenberg College, Pennsylvania State University, University of Pennsylvania, Villanova University

Rhode Island
Brown University

South Carolina
Clemson University, University of South Carolina

Tennessee
Middle Tennessee State University, University of Tennessee, Vanderbilt University

Texas
Baylor University, Houston Baptist University, Lamar University, Sam Houston State University, Southern Methodist University, Stephen F. Austin University, Texas A&M University, Texas Christian University, Texas Tech University, University of Houston, University of Texas Arlington, University of Texas Austin, University of Texas Tyler

Utah
University of Utah, Utah State University

Virginia
College of William and Mary, Lynchburg College, University of Virginia, Virginia Tech University

Vermont
University of Vermont

Washington
Washington State University, University of Washington

West Virginia
Marshall University

Wisconsin
Carthage College, Marquette University, Ripon College, University of Wisconsin

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Check out other Daily Spotlights:
Alpha Delta Pi
Alpha Epsilon Phi
Alpha Gamma Delta
Alpha Omicron Pi
Alpha Phi
Alpha Sigma Alpha
Alpha Sigma Tau
Alpha Xi Delta
Chi Omega
Delta Delta Delta
Delta Gamma
Delta Phi Epsilon
Delta Zeta
Gamma Phi Beta
Kappa Alpha Theta
Kappa Delta
Kappa Kappa Gamma
Pi Beta Phi
Phi Mu
Phi Sigma Sigma
Sigma Delta Tau
Sigma Kappa
Sigma Sigma Sigma
Theta Phi Alpha
Zeta Tau Alpha

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