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Rush: The foundation of Alpha Sigma Alpha by Debbie Sharp National Rush Chairman

Rush. That fantastic, terrible time of the year. Fantastic because it is a new beginning, a wonderful chance to gain new sisters and li felong friends. Terrible because something so important is hard and can be scary . How do you overcome these problems and make rush everything it should ~md can be? Here are some tips to help you along. Get organized

Organization is the top priority in good rushing. This involves everything from spring workshops to weekend rush retreats and sum4

mer get-togethers. By the time school starts, rush should be completely planned . A good rush program stems from early planning, good organization and healthy, positive attitudes. In organizing rush, it is a good idea to get all members of a chapter involved and make them feel they have a vested interest in the outcome. Put others besides officers and other chapter leaders in charge of parties and other committees. Pull in someone to chair a committee who is drifting away due to lack of encouragement. She may be your greatest asset. A member who is not involved may be alien-

ated from the group and this will show up in her attitude at your parties. Each rush party should have a separate chairman who is responsible for everything from the skit to the food. The complete responsibility needs to rest on one person so that the rush chairman has someone to depend on for questions or problems that arise. In addition, chairmen can be appointed to be in charge of particular areas, such as nametags, favors, food, skits, constumes and decorations. These committees should have their work completed well before rush. As an example, members in skits should THE PHOENIX

Profile for Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority

Asa phoenix vol 68 no 3 spring 1983  

Asa phoenix vol 68 no 3 spring 1983