THIIE ANCIH!Oirz o/ _A~ha Sifjma Jau FALL, 1959
VOL. XXXV, NO. l In This Issue ... THE ANCHOR is published in O ctober , January, April, a nd July by Lela nd Publishers, Inc., The Fraternity Press, official sorority publishers, at 2642 University Avenue. St. Paul 14, Minnesota. Subs!'ription price, $3 .00 per year. Bound ANCHORS a vailabl e a t Central Office.
* Send all ed itorial m a terial and p ictures to N ational Edi tor, Mrs. Francis Graflao:e, 103 10 Ca p itol Drive. St. L ouis 36. M issouri.
* Send c hange of address, vital sta tistics, in memoriam notices, and all sorority busi ness correspondence to Alpha Sigm a Tau Central Office, 564l a South Ki ngshighway, St . Loui s 9. Missouri .
otes from yo ur Music Cha irma n........ ......... .......... .............. Penl and Celebra tes 30th Anniversary ...... ............................... Al pha Zeta Cha pter Writes Cheer Song.... .. ................ ... ...... Wh at is College For ? ..................... ........................... Fra ternity Spirit.. ........... ... ....... .. ................. M easure of a :Man .. .... .... .. .. .... .. .. .... ..... Pine Mountain Settlement School..... . .. ..... ........ ... .......... Wh at Aâ€˘l pha Sigma T au M eans to M e.. ...... .. ...... .. .. .. .. .. ...... .. Alumnae C a reers in R eview ...... .. .... .. .. .. .. .... .. .. .... .. . Flora R egal White, Wi lm a Court, ] Ba n Boardm an Kno rr, Dorinda Theurer M eet Mrs. R alph C ross.... .. ....... .. .. .......... .... .. .. .. Cam pus Honors.......... .......... .. .. . .................... ew Chapter, Alpha Eta, Installed a t Alm a College........ .... Behind th e Scenes a t Altph a Eta's Installa tion.. .... Send in Your Song for Convention Singing .... ...... .... .. .. .. .... .. . Alpha Theta Cha pter is Installed .................. .... .. ...... ........... .. More About Alpha Theta' s lnsta!lla tion .. .. .. .. .... ........ .. .. .. ........ Illinois-Indi a na. Sta te D ay.... .... .. It' s Great to Live in Michigan on Mi chigan Day.. ........ .. .. .. . K ansas State Day.... .... .. .. .. ................ .. .... A Complete Person ....... .................. .................. ............... Collegia te N ews.. .. .. Schola rship Given by Psi A lumn ae to Honor H elen M . Frank. .. .... ............ .. ................................ ......... .. . Alu mn ae N ews....... .... ........ ...... ....................... ........ .......... Di rectory .... ....... .. .... .... ... ......... .... ..... ... .... .... ... . .... . .... ..... .. .... ... ....
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COVER I Celebration of 500 years of scholarship is held at the University of Detroit. Our new Alpha Theta Chapter is located here.
COVER II New Alpha Eta Chapter holds ribbon and pin pledging ceremony. Cutting cake is Nancy Fashbaugh, president of Alpha Eta chapter. Standing beside Nancy is Karen Chamberlain, president of Beta Chapter at Central Michigan College.
Second class postage pa id a t St. Pa ul. Minn esota.
COVER IV First Lieutenant, Dorinda Theuer, Alpha 'Delta Chapter, is Commander of the WAF Squadron Section at Ent Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
AILIPIHIA SIIGM\A llAUI i:J p/ea:Jed to announce the
to be known a:J
ALPHA OMEGA CHAPTER at Brooklyn College NEW YORK CITY
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Notes from Your Music Chairman August 1959 Dear Collegiates, WELCOME to the new school year. I hope this will be a very hlllppy one for eaoh and every one of you. TODAY, the 1960 Convention in Washington, D. C. looks a long way off, but now is tJhe time •to begin to plan and get Teady for it. For ·that reason, I am sem.ding along to you copO.es of the winning songs from the 1958 Convention to be learned and used in your chapter's programs. i MUSIC WISE, I am planning big things for t:he 1960 Convention. I want each one of you to h ave an opportunity to take pavt in the singing. It hl!JS often been said, "One who c aJO sing is a happy one." Let's you and I help make the convention a h a~ppy one with our songs. IF YOU have any ideas that you would like to express or any words that you would like to h ave set •to music, I shall be happy to make the arrangement for you. IT HAS BEEN SUGGESTED, to me, that I recarrange the .fratern~ty hymn in a lower key and write it in parts for harmonizing. GET ON THE BAND WAGON-COMPOSE YOUR SONGS NOW. Happy singing and Fra terna lly, ELEANOR HALAS
Musical Objective /or 7959-60 1. En courage more singing at the Chapter m eetings. 2. Have chapters buy the official song books so that Alpha Sigma Tau songs are easily availabl e. 3. Have some "special musi c" at some of t!he meetings. 4. Plan ·t he music for the initiation, Necrology service, and for the Founders Banquet at the N a tional Convention. 5. Plan for the informal singing at the Saturday luncheon at the National Convention. 6. To send letters giving some suggestions for the use of music in the •local chlllpters. 7. To invite all Collegiates, Alumnae, and Offic~rs of Alpha Sigma Tau to tlllke part THE. ANCHOR
in t!he National Ghorus at the 1960 Convention in Washington, D . C. 8. Begin immediately to compose more new Alpha Sigma Tau songs to be judged, first, second, .rhird place, and Honorable Mention. 9. To have all of our singing collegiate ~ sing them. Good Luck! Suggestions: 1. That each Chapter President should send the name of the Mus.i:c Chairman to the National Chainman as soon as possible ·i n the fall. 2. Each President be sure th a t t!he Mu ic Chairman send i:n .the Music Repovt to the National Music Chairman each spnng. (Continued on Page 49)
Penland Celebrates Thirtieth Anniversary Penland School of Handicrafts, Penland, North Carolina, is an Alpha Sigma Tau National Service Project
DEAR FRIENDS : T HIS year is o ur thirtieth annive rsary. L et's ma:ke -it a record one in every good way. Wi thout p lanning i t, or knowi ng it was going to happen, we have become something of an international school. This fi lls us with humble p ride, and with a sense of grave responsibility. Pl ease, all of you, help u s to di scha rge th~s responsibility worthily. As for fin ances, probably no ol1h er educatio nal institutio n of this size operates with no endowmen t, no backlog, other than the two gifts we have of $ 1,000.00 each for endowment. It is th e m any sma ll gifts from our hosts of fri ends th at keep us hopeful and growing. Every year there is an increasing number of these which is a heartwarming experience for us. Sa les from the book GIFT FROM THE HILLS have been most gratifying, and t!he book has been very graciously and enthu siastically received . All of which brings me grea.t person al sacisfaction, and the fact that a les from t he book have h elped ease the fin ancial strain ha been an addi tional joy. L et us a ll make .this the best year for a ll those with whom we com e in contact, and for the school which reaChes lov-ingly into tht> four corner of the earth. ~
Lucv MoRGAN 4
Lucy Morgan, Alpha, director of th e Penland School of Handicrafts, Penland, North Carolina, enjoys annual waffle breakfast at Christmas with some of the students.
Folk dancing is enjoyed by foreign students a t th e Penland School of Handicrafts, Penland, North Carolina.
Visiting foreign s.tudents at the Penland School of Handicrafts perform a candle dance in native costume. A guest from Malaya learns the art of weaving at Penlan'd School of Handicrafts, Penland, North Carolina.
Alpha Zeta Chapter Writes Cheer Song to the Tune of "Betty Co-ed." Try it in Your Meeting
Vigor and vim, why that's an A.S.T. girl Beauty and charm, why that's a Top Tau too, But more important than the mere possession She has her talents and she gives them to- to you and you And when she goes by the frats all turn to watch her For she's the pride and prize of old Q . C. (College initials) Summa Cum Laude in the art of you know what That's why Alpha Sigma Tau is for me. (Alpha Zeta Chapter) Rosemary Hedlund, Editor
. "What Is College For 7" A lot depends on how you answer . .. By NATHAN M . PUSEY PRES IDENT OF H AR VA RD UN I VE R S IT Y
芦Colleges can highly serve us w here the路y ann, not to drill bnt to create." -
EME R SON
long ago I was di sturbed to read a newspaper report of a student'
maintained that today's co!leo-e senior view "a better paying job . .. more
his ed ucat ion
imply as a mean
. . . ocial position."
If there are students who seriously believe this, then it eems to m e they have rni sed
the ma in point of college-or indeed of being a live, and that we are in for trouble. The tru e libera l edu cation ha larger a ims than ju t cramming it st udents with facts m order 路to teach them how to ea rn a 'living. First, it must help eac h student to find him-
self as an individual ; then it must help him to lose himself in interests. causes, and idea
larger and more enduring than he. America h as no need for a race of young peopl e fitted to the
arne pattern, content
to sit back a nd enj oy what has been call ed "a prosperous conformity." But our country will always have room for im agin ative, rea o nab le, and responsible men and women. And it desperately needs the info rmed a nd the truly creative among its young people. I believe the teacher's m1sswn is to help every young person in his care grow into the broadest, deepest, most vita-l person possible. And in fulfilling himself, the student will I am convinced, arrive at moments of heightened insight when he sees more clearly than ever before what the world is about and how he can fit into it creatively and signifi cantly. Vi ewed this way, a co llege educa tion suddenly takes on new m eani ng- and so do the staggering estim ates of college enrollment. In stead of a frightening prospect of millions of yo ung people solely concerned with a scramble for better jobs, we can look forward confidently to a challenging tomorrow when millions of young Americans turn to college because they want to realize their full capacity as human beings, to find major pleasure in lea.rnino-, to live richly a nd responsibly, and to do the ir part to help create a better world.-RejJTinted from Trrrs
magazme . Copyriaht 1957 b路y th e Unit ed
ewspa per .Maga..:ine
FRATERNITY SPIRIT ;'\; SINCE the world began, H eaven's kindest, noblest boon to men and women has been friendship . There are no dearer friendships than those of college life; the re are no closer friendships in college life than those that may be formed through the sororities or fraternities, if only the true meaning of such organizations is properly understood. The real function of college fraternities is to cultivate friendship in college life, not only among 路t he members of the same " frat," but also among the members of different "frats," and among those, too, who have not experienced the delight of the world of " fratdom." . . . "The foundation of friendship is confidence, .and confidence cannot dwell where selfishness is porter at the gate." Fraternities, then, ought to be a means of harmonizing a ll possible factions of college life. To know ourselves as parts of one wondrous whole constitutes our charities a nd bearings. In other words, the fratern ity ought to be a fountain to furni h the fresh fluid of fri endshi1p, only to be taken from it for distribution among aJ l members of the college fami ly. There is a Scottish saying that "friendship canna stand aye on one side." So it wiH be with the fraternity. It cannot find its friendship always in the fraternity itself, but must assert ~ts broad-mindedness and hand out 路this speechless treasure to others . . . . W e plead for tha t higher order of .fraternal spirit that will find friendship not only in the fraternity itself, but also in the college at large. The sweet spirit of our fraternal life cements our sou ls, for the rrradu al cul ture of kind intercourse brings friendsmp to p erfection.
" Fraternity! Lo ve 'o ot<her name! D ear, heaven-connecting link of being!" - THE ADELPHEAN
ALPHA DELTA PI
MEASURE OF A MAN By MAHATMA GHANDI
;'\; IT is not the cntiC who counts, nor the man who points ou t how the strong man stumbl es, or where the doer of d eeds could have done better. T h e credit belongs to the man who is actuall y in the arena ; whose face is marred by d ust and sweat; who strives valiantly; who errs and may fail again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming, but who does actua lly strive to do the d eeds; who does know the great en-
thusiasm, the g rea t devotion ; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best, knows in the end the triumph of :high achievement, and who at the worst, if :he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that 路h is place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neibher victory nor defeat.-Thanks to MARLOWE FRANKO, D etroit Alumna.
Pine Mountain Settlement School
Alpha Sigma Tau National Service Project o\. PINE MouNTAIN settlement school was founded by Katherine Pettit and Ethel deLong at the invitation of William Creech, a resident of the narrow valley, who gave a tract of his land to the school. It started as a boarding school, Christian in motivation, but non-sectarian, for children in an extremely isolated area. Since 1949 Pine Mountain has cooperated with the Harlan County Board of Education to operate a day school, consolidating seven nearby one-room school districts. The county pays the well-qualified teachers, furnishes transportation for the children, and helps with the cost of maintaining the classrooms. Berea College plays a supervisory role but does not furnish any of the financia l support. Seniors from Berea come to do their practice teaching at Pine Mountain. More than 200 children are enrolled in grades one through ten. They come in daily on school busses from homes scattered along narrow creek valleys. F athers of many families work in mines across the mountain or
the lumber woods. Most families garden but there is not enough level land for full-time farming. A new venture is starting in vocational and recreational activities. Two workers will lead both school and after-school interest groups in such things as woodworking, sewing, playgrou nd sports, dramatics, and music. This program, to provide important leisure-time activities will develop in response to the interests of the young people.
WE NEED YOUR HELP! F rom intere ted friend Pine Mountain Settlement School must raise $40,000 annua lly to maintain the hospital and the many school activities pictured here. Your gift will help us continue this vital community ervice in an Isolated mountain nei(Thborhood.
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What Alpha Sigma Tau Means to Me by ZoAnn Sleighter, Alpha Alpha Pledge
Explanation of this Article
t- To ME, Alpha Sigma Tau means t he group of girls that a:re my closest friends; the girls with whom I can enjoy myself the mo t, and yet, when I am in pain or in doubt they are the first with a cheery, encouraging mile and a helping hand. These are the girls I want to do my best for. The Alpha Tau gi11ls generally Share my interests and opinions, yet each giTI is different, making t he sorority tinteresting, and presenting a combination of ideas that form the best of conclusions. T hrough ALpha Sigma T au I h ave met new girls and received new ideas. I have learned more about good sportsmanship in borh winning a nd losing . Alpha Sigma Tau means something new and exciting. I know that through sorority I Wli ll lea·rn many new things about social life and living among others. By b eing very close to rthe girls in Alpha Sigma T a u, I hope to learn more about different communities a nd different types of living. Sorority a lso gives an opportunity to do things Vhat a girl will do only once in a lifetime. Since sorority is n ew to me, there are many things .that I want to gain f.rom it. I want to tudy etiquette so tihat I may have the poise a nd ease of a woman. I want to learn more about other women:. I want sorority to give m e an active part in campus life. I want sorority to mean a lot to me. I want to cherish t he many things that I will learn in my .i nitiation. I want sorority to give me many things, but in returill' I want sorocity to take from me THE ANCHOR
We expevimented with a new idea this year and found it so successful that we wish everyone to know about it. All of our pledges were required to write a theme entitled, "Wih at Alpha Sigma T au M eans to M e." During ouT " Fl.III1! Night" eaclh p ledge read her theme oto •the actives and it drew many of us closer together mak.i ng everyone stop and think. For our Parents' Day Breakfast we picked the theme which we considered expressed the true !a nd d eep feelings which every pledge has towaTds Alpha Sigma Tau. Here .is the letter wlhich we chose . . . and tihe choice was not an easy one to make, for all of .the themes were excellent. We felt the experiment was such a success t hat we are going to make it a yearly practice . . . perhaps o·ther Alpha Tau chapters would like to do the same. SHARI RicE
Pledge Mother 1959-1960 services ofor its good, love for its members and love of its ideals. Pledging has meant a lot to me. Rush was an experience in itself---meeting many new girls, and especially getting to meet girls of other sorocities. Yes, rush was exciting, with its waiting periods, anxious moments, exdting moments, and rush pa·rties. How well I recall the Alpha Sigma Tau ruSh parties- the ·last one especially when tJhe girls sang " You'll N ever Wailk Alone," the memorable night we were pledged. I will never forget .the wonderful feeJ.ing 1 h.ad as I reached the suite door, saJW my big sister, and feJ.t her pledge hat go on my lhead . That (Continued on Page 43)
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Flora Regal White, Alpha
Vice President of Contemporary Handweavers of Texas
Flora Regal White, Alpha. is Vice President of the Contemporary Hand-Weavers of Dallas. Texas.
t THREE years ago I was invited to join a group desiring to learn hand weaving. Under the instruction of Estella H enkel, a Master Weaver, such words as warp, weft, harness, heddle and shuttle soon took on meaning. I made a warp, dressed m y loom an d learned how to operate it. M y first bit of weaving was a finger-tip linen towel. Linen place mats with matching napkins followed. Tllis was really very easy. And so it is to be a " Shuttle thrower" -but far more is required if one is to be a respected W eaver. The operation of a loom i easil y mastered, it is the design, color association and relations'h ip of materia ls used, th at makes it an exciting dema nding craft. There is mu ch to be learned from the past. I don't, however, suggest one need go back ten thou and years,
as weaving does. Looms today are essentially the arne as those of a thousand years ago but what one does with them can be very different. All the traditional designs of the past influ enced by the contemporary, -the fine linens and wools used over the years plus the synthetic fibers of the present and the ever gleaming metallic now available are a challenge. As hand weaving- once a necessity, now more or les a hobby- gains in popularity, there are more and more ources of suppl ' open to us. It takes some hunting but persistence usually bring the de ired ma terial . An example, two years ago I needed dacron, wool and silk to wea e material for a port jacket for my husba nd . After much correspond ence I located da ron and wool on the
East Coast and the needed silk on the West Coast. I have used ribbon, long sacred to the knitting of dresses, combined with fine wool to weave dress material. A skirt of such material in French blue combined with a cashmere sweater with collar of the ribbon is much admired . I have also used fine wool and raw silk for skirt material and the trim on the hand knit sweaters to be worn with them. The weaving of ribbon for neck-tie material took much patience, as ribbon will not be forced and curls its edges if one does more than " ease" it into place. However, the making of the ties was more tedious than the weaving of the material and not as much fun . I have just completed a dozen place mats of mercerized Scotch linen. They have an old huck pattern center a nd plain border. Snowy, gleaming white, they are a most satifactory proj ect to have finish ed. I am now
at work on napkins of much fin er linen, to match. These past two a nd one-half years I have been Chairman of the Dallas Ch apter of th e Contemporary Handweavers of T exas a nd this past year the Vice President of the sta t organiza tion. The twenty-fifth state convention was held in Dallas in April and as Chairman of tha t convention, I was busy. We had a good exhibit of handwoven articl es and some very stimulating talks. I took a ribbon on one of my neckties and was delighted as it had to make its place through design, color association and workmanship, being a most unaesthetic article. ~
I hope I have made weaving ch all engingenough to awaken your interest, demanding enough to justify it as a wort'hwhile hobby and fun enough to invite you to try it. It's all of these and more.- FLORA REGAL WHITE.
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Wilma Court Alpha
Jewelry Copper Enameling Hobbyist
Mrs. Robert F. Court, Alpha, runs a jewelry copper enameling shop in her basement, at Ypsilanti. Michigan.
-t Two years ago Wilma (Mrs. Robert F .) discovered ·t he hobby of enameling copper jewelry. Since then h e has set up a small shop in h er basement and makes all kinds of useful gilits. It also gave her tlhe opportunity to help h er Guild Girls with their Christmas gifts. The Guild Girls are a small group of junior high churdh girls Wilma counsels in rni sionary study, pe rsonality development, spir.Ltua:l growth, 'a nd soci al servi•ce !projects. Wilma is active in her alumn a ch ~pter, serving 1no w as Alumnae R epresentative for Alpha Chapter. She has tlhree young children who are getting h er involved in PTA and child study groups and she ays he finds her experiences in A:ST a valuable asset. 11
Jean Boardman Knorr Delta
Artist Exhibitor and Teacher
Jean Boardman Knorr. Delta. artist, has exhibited in art galleries all over the United States.
t J EAN :received her B.S. in kt at Indiana
State Teaohers College, then went on to Columbia University .for her masters, and to
Ohio State for a Ph.D . in painting. She studied at the Art Students League of New York on a student tfellowship, became Supervisor of kt in W aynesboro, Pennsylvania Schools, taught fine art at Ohio State and ew Haven State Teachers College. She 'has exhibited iher work in a one man show at the R e!rional Arts Gallery in New York Oity, a1so a:t the Contemporary Arts Gallery in New York Gity and at rthe Laguna Gloria Gallery in Austin, Texas. Jean gave a one-man show at ·the Witte Museum in San Antonio, Texas, this year. Her paintings are .i n private coHections .iJn Texas, Pennsylva.nJia, Ohio and New York. Jean married Dr. Lester Knorr Wlho lis now Director of the School of Fine Art at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, and she has a little daughter, Kim Lesley Knorr, one month old.
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Dorinda Theuer Alpha Delta
First Lieutenant in the Women's Air Force t Mv rprimary duty is Commander of the
WAF Squadron Section of the WAF Squadron Section .here at Ent Air Force Base. As WAF Commander I am responsible for the welfare, counse ling and discipline of all enlisted WAF's assigned to this sta:tion. This can ;m ean almost any:thing, and •there's certainly never a dull moment. There are more
than 150 enlisted WAF's stationed at Ent, and they perform many and varied duties. Ent is .the home of ·t:he Nort:h American Air Defense Command Headquarters, which is made up of components of .tlhe Army, Navy, Air Force, and the Royal Canadian Air Force. This command is responsible for the air defense of •the ontinent. Ent is al o headTHE ANCHOR
Dorinda Theuer, Alpha Delta Chapter, First Lieutenant in the WAF and in charge of the Squadron Section at Ent Air Force Base. prepares to receive parachute training. quarters for Air Defense Command a nd the Army Air D efense Command . lot's an interesting a ignrnent, partly because of the various ervices having units h ere. M y job is an interesting one as WAF Commander. I have girls from nearly all the fifty States attached to t he WAF Squadron Section . I have learned a great deal from working with women from so rn.a.ny varied backgrounds. Besides my primacry duty, I also have •tlhe additional duty of Fami•ly Services Offi cer. The Family Services Program is designed to provide emengency assistance to fami lies of millitary personnel, act as an inform a tion and referral agency, and conduct orientation courses for families so tJhey will better understand the rnissio n of .the Air Force and the services the Air Force provid es for sen 11ice famili es. The Air Force officer mu t be a ble to perform a vaTiety of duti es. In add~tion to the duti es I have •a lready nam ed, I have been fortun ate enough to act as assistant defense counsel in a number of courts-martial, which is a n ·i nteresting duty. I have found ·the Air Force to be challenging amd rewarding. Working with people Who have traveled extens·ively a nd h ave done interesting work is certainly stimulating. I've been lucky enoug!h to be a p assenger on many types of a ircraft, including a jet fighter
and a helicopter. I've been able to travel quite a but and see more of the country th a n I would have otherwise. I entered .the Alir Force with a direct commission in January, 1957. My basic tra ining was comp leted at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, T exas. I was one of twentytwo WAF officers in a dass. Our training consisted o.f Air Force organization, customs and courtesies, drills and ceremoni es, military justice, leadership, and other subj ects. We even had •the opportuni•ty to go through the tear gas chamber-training designed to teach you !how to use a gas mask-and to jump from the parachute jump tower which is designed to :teach you how to jump from a n aircraft. After officer's Basic Military Course, I was sent to Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, to Personnel Officer's School for three months. Upon completion of .that course I was a signed to Ent Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado. I find it a delightful place to be assigned . The country is lovely, both summ er and winter. I've even tried my hand a t skiing on a few occasions. I'm not profioient, but it's fun to vry. I am being reassigned to Europe in M a.rc:h. I don't know whidh country yet-I'm hoping for Germany or Italy, but I'll be sati fied wit'h ahy assignment in Europe.
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O,.f/e,. /Jt11911JineJ fc,. CA,.iJttniiJ qi(tJ 11c,.,/ USE YOUR SORORITY'S MAGAZINE SERVICE THE ANCHOR
Meet Mrs. Ralph Cross, Alpha Alpha Central District President
;t. H ELEN was born .in Muncie and had aJI
the same man (a manufacturer ) for 26 years -and celebrated their 25th anniversary in 1958- with two weeks in Hawaii. She has three children. Susan will be a senior at Hanover CoJlege t his fall -and Linda will be a sophomore at the same Indiana school. Both are Phi Mu's but H elen likes to think the only reason is rhat A~T isn't on that campus. Son Bruce finishes high school this year and by the same token, H elen winds up in Mothers' Club! She is a member of the Universalist Church where she has taught kindergarten fourteen years. Now serving as secretary of the Midwest Universalist Conference Board. Helen is active in American Association of University Women where she has served on the board and been chairman of Community Crafts Class for several years. She is a member of Muncie YWCA Board, presently serving as Finance Chairman. And H elen has served as Alum R ep for Alpha Alpha Chapter from time it was installed until she became C entral District President.
her education there- kindergarten through Bachelor of Arts Degree. She taught Business Education six years. Has been married to
Pat Greenwood, Alpha Gamma, is crowne d Reddie Day Queen at Henderson State Teach e rs College, Arka"d elphia, Arka n sas. ~
Mrs. Ralph Cross, Alpha Alpha, is the very capable new president of Alpha Sigma Tau's Central District.
-Can Jjou Recommend-------· an Alpha Sigma T au a lumna or college senior you know who would be a capable and interested N a tional Officer or Staff member? NAM E
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Joan Baxter, Alpha Lambda president, is reigning May Day Princess at Radford.
Donna Horton, Nu, is an attendant for the Acacian Sweetheart at the " Night on the Nile" dance.
Mary Jane Horton, Alpha Lambda, is May Queen at Radford College and Mary Lou Gray (left) is a Maid of Honor. Ring bearer (right) is alumna June Orr.
Janet Gasaway, Chi, is runner-up in the Miss Shepherd Contest.
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Jessie Lee Wood, Iota, was voted "Mos t Beautiful Girl" ' at Arkansas State Teachers College .
Betty Gayle Thames is May Day Princess at Radford College.
Pat Williams, Alpha Lambda, chosen to be May Day Princess at Radford College.
Roberta Renn, Chi. is close to the top in the Miss Shepherd Contest.
Sharon Cain, Chi. is a Princess in the Queens Court at the Queen's Ball at Shepherdstown.
Karen Pankonin, Beta, is a member of the queens court lor the Homecoming Festivities at Central Michigan College.
Elynor Kazuk. Beta, elected vice president of Associated Women Students. chosen "Sig Ep Good Neighbor," and winner of the Dodds Poetry-Reading Contest.
Cynthia Bracken, Beta, is honored as queen of the Sigma Tau Gamma "White Rose Ball."
Mary Jo Gambino, Beta, secretary of the junior class, and winner of the Outstanding Sophomore Award.
Judy Francico, Beta, winner of the Outstanding Freshman Award.
Jan Foglesong, Beta, Pi Kappa Phi Ros e Girl. is honored at annual s pring dance.
Jane Delanty, Beta junior class.
Peggy White, Beta. elected president of the junior class.
Marcia Rosenberg, Beta, elected president of the Beta Chapter.
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CAMPUS LEADERS Thirteen Chis on Dean's List The following girls made the " Dean's List" during the second semester of 195859 academic year. Phyllis Bott, Sharon Cain, Virg inia Franzen, Nancy Fritts (Upper Ten). Ann Harris, Nikki Timbrook Isherwood, Joan Little, Barbara Mowry, Sandra Osbourn (Upper Ten). Roberta Renn, Loretta Sponaugle, Helen Teets, Joann Vincent.
Juanita Borough, Theta, Station manager of Student Radio Station WUBG, president of Alpha Epsilon Rho (National Honorary Broadcasting Fraternity). recipient of Speech Activities Award, Alpha Epsilon Rho Merit Award, and Radio-Television Department Award for Outstanding Student.
Flo Rodgers , Alpha Lambda, editor of the Grapurchat, Radford College.
Anita McCormick, Alpha Lambda. president of the Junior Class at Radford College.
Barbara Harris. Chi, Who 's Who in American Universities and Colleges and a Top Tau.
Mary Cha rles Adams, Chi, made Princess for Homecoming and also Apple Blossom Princess.
Ladene Schachinger, Theta, Master of Arts degree in Education, President of Student Education Council. Member of Pi Lambda Theta, corresponding secretary of Mortar Board, and member of Delta Gamma Rho, recipient of Wayne State Speech Activities Award , Board of Education Scholarship, and Elizabeth Stewart Scholarship.
Mennie Harris, Nu, is a candidate for the Pi Kappa Alpha Sweetheart at the " Dream Girl Dance" at the Colorado School of Mines.
Shirley Carroll, Alpha Lambda, treasurer of the Student Government at Radford College.
Loretta Sponaugh, Chi. is a member of Who's Who in American Universities and Colleges.
Nu chapters Joyce Simmons is their queen candidate for the Sigma Chi "Derby Days."
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One of the beautiful buildings at Alma College. Alma. Michigan. home of our new Alpha Eta Chapter.
NEW CHAPTER, ALPHA ETA, INSTALLED AT ALMA COLLEGE ;\;. THE Alpha Eta Chapter is new on Alma's Campus this year. It is the first National Sorority to be installed, so it was a big occasion for both the girls of the new chapter and the campus, too. The chapter was installed May 13, 1959, by Mrs. Mary Peterson . The new m embers are Nancy Fashbaugh, president ; Judy Eldred, vice president ; Judy Arft, treasurer; Charlene Walton, recording secretary; Rosalie Karukas, M ary H eying, Sue Scott, Marcia McWethy, K ay King, Lois Taylor, Margaret Ulch, Barbara Busby, Judy Wedler, Beverly Orr, Lou Ada Bosquette, and Donna Allen. Our advisers were installed along with the girls. They are Miss Gunda Kaiser and Miss Kathleen Dillinger. Some of the activities throughou t the yea r have been Homecoming and the annu al Par-
ents' Banquet. During the Christmas Season the chapter co-sponsors th e festive Alpha Sigma Tau-Delta Gamma Tau H oll y House with rheir brother fraternity the D elta Gamma Tau fraternity. Another event everyone looks forward to is the Tau's Amo Te dance on Valentine's D ay. This year it was called Amo T e in Wonderland and was a great success. When spring rushing came along the charter members became rushees with their pledges an d together they pledged Alpha Sigma T au. The year ended with the formal initiation in May and Michigan Day, so nhe final formal dinner and dance and sorority weekend was a time for celebration and united ha ppiness. T he Alpha Eta cha pter is looking forward to another happy and eventfu l year. - LOis
President and Mrs. Swanson lead the grand march under the kissing arch a t the Amo Te in February.
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Alpha Etas pose at ribbon and pin pledging ceremony. Back row, left to right: Beverly Orr, Judy Eldred, Judy Arft, Nancy Fashbaugh, president; Judy Wedle r, Lester Eyer, patroness; Dr. Gunda Kaiser, adviser; Mrs. Esther Vreeland, Dean row, left to right: Kay King, Donna Allen, Barbar a Busby, Margaret Ulch, Lou
Rosalie Karukas, Lois Taylor, Mrs. of Women. Front Ada Bousquette.
Behind the Scenes at Alpha Eta's Installation by Jeanne Clark , Beta ~
M Rs . PETERSON was the one who really was the buy one. Carol Wohlfeil Brown a nd I left ihere (FI路int) brig~ht and early and drove 1:0 Mt. Pleasant where M路rs. P eterson had been inspecting Betas for two days. W e picked her u p and drove to Alma where we had coffee with some of the girls before Mrs. Peterso n ta rted he r rounds of appointments with D ean Vreeland a nd Dr. Swanson, President of Alma College, and the officers of the c hapter. Whil.e M rs. P. was on her rounds Carol a nd I turned 路i nto " A-1 ironers" with the pressing of 35 robes! (I never realized how much effort there is behind an installa tion and I never thought we'd ever make it by the 5:30 dinner time, but we did! ) Our formal banquet was held at the banquet hall of G elston H a ll with m e acting as toa tmistre a nd addresse of we lcome by Dr. Robt. D . Swan on, response and installation by Mrs. Peterson. The patrone ses pre ented the girl with a ilve路r tray, the Hou e Moth er of their brother fraternity pre-
sented a cry tal platter and A~T national orority pre ented an engraved ilver tray. The Flint Alums made the favor which followed ~h e them e "A ~T launches a n ew a tellite," a lso ~he programs and I gu we should have brushed up on our Greek alphabet 'cause the AJpha Eta chapter was printed a A~ instead of AH and no one noticed the difference until we were all through! At each place we mad e a gold foil rocket, too. After the banqu et we adjourned to the Chapter orority room where initiation and installation were held. Four m ember cam e from F<lint to assi t (Mrs. Hazel Schultz and M rs. V erna N ewm an beside Carol a nd Me ) and everal Beta uirls came. Along wi vh rhe gi11ls, their Advisor, Dr. Gunda Kai er and ch e p a trone were initiated. After the ceremony we packed ever thin" up as fa t as pos ible and took Mrs. Peterson back to Flint for the ni uht o he cou ld take a bu to D etroit the very n ext mornin" and begin another four-da ta m D tr it. THE
Honestly, my folks are in show busine and I was in show business for a year a nd a half before college and t:his was just like a "one-night stand"- travel, sit up, do your show, pack up and leave. As hectic as any I remember. For t he amoun t of " back stage" ru h and the things that had to be done the banquet was beautiful and the ceremony was as beau ~iful as always, too. There wasn't a dry eye m the place ! I hope the girls that follow can have .the enthusiasm and desire that these girls who fou ght so hard for national had. Being the first na tional on campus certainly is a responsibility. T emporarily I'll act as Alum R epresentative for Alpha Eta until on e can be appointed.
The former Sig Phi Quartet. now Alpha Eta of Alpha Sigma Tau. wins first prize in the Student Council Song Fest. singing " Getting to Know You."
p,.e.Jideht J /lteJJoge To Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority: Alma College is very pleased and honored to welcome the Alpha Eta Chapter of Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority to our campus. We are very pleased that the first national sorority of our campus community should be a chapter from Alpha Sigma Tau. All of our negotiations and contacts with your national and area representatives were of the very finest order and we believe that they are harbingers of what will prove to be a fruitful and pleasant relationship. Sincerely yours, ROBERT D. SWANSON, President
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CONTEST RULES 1. Th e contest is open to both collegiates a nd alumnae af Alpha Sigma Tau . 2. The ong will be judged on th e basis o [ its singabili ty, origina lity of words and m usic, and i ts a,ptness of t hought. 3. The lyrics hould be about ALpha Sigma T a u, bu t may b e suitabl e fo r any orority occasion such a pledging, ru bing, Founders' D ay, or ceremo nies. 4. Deadline- August 1, 1960. 5. Send entries •to : MRs. ELE AN O R HALAS
Nationa,J Music Chairman 1219 Ga rm an Road Akron 13, Ohio
Our new Alpha Theta Chapter of the University of Detroit poses after the installation dinner at the Whittier Hotel. May 17,. 1959. Mrs. Earl Peterson, national president. presents a silver platter to Alpra Theta Chapter. Jeanette Valvona accepts the platter for the chapter. Mrs. Lillian Schipper's, national expansion chairman, is seated.
ALPHA THETA CHAPTER IS INSTALLED ;\;. THE beautiful Whittier Hotel on the shores of the Detroit River was the setting for the Installation Banquet of the Alpha Theta Chapter at the U niversity of D etroit. O ver 40 people were present to see J eanette Valvona, president of rhe chapter, receive the charter from M rs. E arl Peterson, national president. Centerpieces of yellow roses graced the tables. Pl ace cards were decorated with two yellow rose earrings which were a lso the favors for the affair. Green prog ram covers carried a gold Alpha Sigma Tau shield and gold chapter symbols in the corner. Guests of honor seated at the speakers table were J eanette V alvona, president of Alpha Theta; Lillian Schippers, national expansion director ; Jul ie Espinosa, facu lty adviso r; Mrs. E a rl Peterson ; F ather Celestin J. Steiner, president of rhe niver ity of Detroit; Lenore Briggs, toa tmistress ; Elizabeth K ean, dean of women; F ather Joseph Foley, tudent counselor; Genevieve R epeta, national courtesy chairman and president of the Detroit Alumnae C hapter; Mr. Charles Hedges, department of indus路trial management; and Darien Curtin, corresponding secretary. The banquet began with the inging of the Alpha Sigma Tau grace by D a rien Curtin a nd E la ine Tiihonen. Highlight of the
evening was the welcoming address <Tiven by Father Steiner. Following the theme of thoughtfulness, he encouraged the n ew members to welcome the opportunity of acquiring this most precious of man's assets in the bonds of their new organization. The selflessness or the unselfishness of the individual is the qu ality of his being which make him truly great a nd creates for him a rich life. This is the essence of one's humanity. He pointed out to the new member the loyalty which was evidenced by the presence of so many women who had long since left their college chapters, and still served the sorority faithfully. The national organization pre ented the new chapter with a silver tray engraved with the name and d ate of installation. Detroit Alumnae presented a monetary gift ($25) which wa sent to the Iational office for equipment and supplies for the new chapter. Mrs. Theodore Brigg served as toa tmi tre and introduced the guests. Mis Genevieve R epeta conducted the candlelightin(T en路ice which ended the proceeding . Telegram of greetings from other chapter were read by the corre ponding secretaty. Initi ation ervices followed th banquet. Gold compact with the lpha igma au ere t wer pre ent d as gifts foll wing the initiation.- Ro E MARIE CH noT. THE
Leaving the fest ivities of the ins tallation o! Alpha Theta Chapte r are Fr. C. J. Steiner. Gloria Novak, Je anette Va1vona, Marilyn Sch ultz, and Terry Yates.
Posing at the ins tallation dinner of Alpha The ta Chapter a re Miss Helen Kean, De an of Women; Fr. Joseph A. Foley, S.J.. Student Coun路 s elor; Mrs. Earl Peterson, National President of .Al:T; Fr. Ce lestin J, Steiner, S.J., President of the University of Detroit; and Gloria Ma rie Novak. vice p re sident of Alpha Theta Chapter.
More About Alpha Theta's Installation INITIATION LIST Julie Espinosa, Advisor Mary Catherine Bujold Elizabeth Darien Curtin Janet Eng lish Ann Kleinert Diane Kruzman Rosalind McLau ghlin Gloria Marie Novak Loretta Pruchnik Marilyn Schultz Joan Schumacher Elaine Tiihonen Jeanette Valvona Sally W anket Joyce W ezemael Teresa Yates
Presenting the charter to Alpha Theta Chapte r is Mrn. Peters on, National President, May 17, 1959, at the installation banquet in Detroit, Michigan.
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Alpha Theta Chapter of Alpha Sigma Tau was established Sunday, May 17, 1959. Formal initiation and dinn er took place at the Whittier Hotel in the Greenleaf room . Guest speakers at the d inner were the Very R ev. Celestin J. Steiner, S.J., pres ident of the University of D etroit, and Mrs. Earl Peterson, national president of Alpha Sigma T a u. Other guests present from the University of Detroit facu lty were Joseph A. Foley, S.J., Student Counci lor; Miss H elen K ean, D ean of Women ; Mrs. Ju lia Espinosa, advisor for the Alph a Theta Chapter and Mr. Charles M. H edges, professor of Industrial Management. Mrs. Lillian Schippers, national expansion direc tor, a.Jso attended the dinner. Following dinn er gifts were presented to th e Alpha Theta Chapter by Mrs. Peterson . The C hapter received a lovely engraved ilver tray a nd each mem ber was given a gold ere t compact. A grant of $25.00 was presented to Alpha Theta by Miss Genevieve Repeta, as a gift from the Detroit Alumnae Chapter. Dinner wa completed with the candle light ceremony; however, during the evening the installation of officers took place with Mrs. Peterson presiding. Alpha Theta' new
/JteJJt19e c( Welcctne To Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority: I consider it a privilege to welcome to the University of Detroit campus the Alpha Theta Chapter of Alpha Sigma Tau. On the occasion of the installation banquet ceremonies, May 17, 1959, I was proud of our young women students who were inducted into Alpha Sigma Tau, and deeply impressed by the national officers who conducted the program. We are confident that this affiliation will provide rich opportunities to make new friends, deepen old friendships, and practice, as well as benefit by, the understanding, seUless love and loyalty characteristic of sororities. May God bless abundantly the officers and members of your organization. Our best wishes and our prayers accompany you as you begin the activities of the new school year. Sincerely and cordially, CELESTIN J, STEINER, S.J., President. University of Detroit mae!, J oan Schumacher and J eanette V alvona.- TERESA YATES.
Shown with Mrs. Peterson, our National President. is Fr. Celestin Steiner. S.J.. President of the University of Detroit.
offi cers are: P resident- Rosalind McLaughlin ; V ice-p residen t- Gloria Novak ; Treasurer - J anet English; Recording SecretaryElaine T ii honen ; Corresponding SecretarySally Wa nket ; H istorian and Editor- T ere a Yates; Pledge M istress- Diane Kruzman ; Rush Chairma n- Ann Kleinert. O ther members of the Alpha T heta Chapter are Mary Kay Bujold, Da rien C u rtin, Lory Pruchnik, Marilyn Schultz, J oyce Weze-
ALPHA SIGMA TAU The Fraternity 1960 N ational Chorus Send in your name for the 1960 Convention National Chorus. 1. The Chorus is open to all collegiates, alumn ae, or ational Officers. 2. R ead carefully all advance information or announcements. 3. Study beforehand the schedules for practices in the a igned Parlors. 4. Be on time, and remain until adjourned . 5. This is a n ew ven ture and from aJl reports a much wanted one. 6. Wha.t irnpre ion will your expresions 'how? Friendlin e gratitude, fraternalism? 7. Begin now. Get in tune!
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Atten din g Illinois-Indiana State Day a re na tional offic ers, Mrs. Earl Peterson, national pres ident; and Mrs. Ralp h C ross. central district p resident. Standing from left are Marlene Williams, pre s ident of Alpha Epsilon Chapter and Mary Murra y , p resident of Alpha Alpha C h apter.
ILLINOIS-INDIANA STATE DAY -;\". THE idea for Illinois-I ndiana States D ay was conceived last August in Buffalo. H ow ma ny oth er good ideas came fro m that meeting, do you suppose? Since Evelyn Luecking a nd I h ad d riven from Muncie to M acomb when tiliey h ad their district meeting, we were well aware of the great distance. F or th at reason, we planned to hold this meeting at a mid-point - possibly D anvill e, Illinois. H owever, when th e Alpha Epsilon girls expressed disappointment at not h aving the oppor tunity of visiting Alpha Alph a's stamping ground we quickly cha nged the p lace to Ball State T eaChers College campus, Muncie, Ind. Twelve Alpha Epsilon collegiates arrived late (got lost, of course ) Friday night and stayed in the dorms. We Muncie alums thank heaven tha t Bernadine Koomer and fami ly were close friends to a .Muncie fami ly as she was the only AE alum who was able to come. Withou t th at extra inducement even she T HE ANCHOR
migh t not have made the effort. You housewives will appreciate my saying I got m y guest bathroom glamorized on the strength oÂŁ getting ready for a houseful of gu est . We met for hello's, registra tion, coffee and hom emade rolls in the AA sorority suite in Wood H all a t 9 a.m . Satu rday, M ay 9. W e were honored to have Ball State's Director of Women's Activities, M artha Wickha m, J Oin us for an informal visit and a n offi cial welcome to the campus. At ten, we moved to the D emonstration R oom of the Practica l Arts bu ilding where we were led in info rmal discussion by Peg M entzer of AE. R ushing and alumnae relations were emphasized. L uncheon was served a t the Student Center after which M rs. Peterson talked on sorori-ty ma tters . After the traditional candlelighting service we were adjou rned. We hope States D ay will serve as a stimulant for National Convention in W ashington next August.
IT'S GREAT TO LIVE IN MICHI.GAN on
Michigan State Day ;\;ALPHA SIGMA TAu opened Michigan Week festivities in our state by h aving Michigan Day on May 16. R epresentatives were on Shown below are scenes from various events of Michigan State Day; the registration, coffee hour, and luncheon.
hand from Alpha, Th eta, and Alpha Theta collegiate chapter and from the alumnae group in Flin t, Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti, D etroit, and Highland Park. Th e beautiful solarium in the hom e of Mrs. William Bristol of Grosse Pointe Farms was a fitting place to welcome more than 60 guests from the state. Yellow roe arrangements, set wherever the eye could reach, welcomed everyone in the spirit of Alpha Sigma Tau . R epresentative of the Alph a Theta Chapter received guests at the entrance and presented the yellow maps of Michigan which served as name tags. Program booklets included the names of all expected m embers. Theta Chapter and its advisor Mrs. Daniel Harrington m ade the favors- note paper with a hand-screened yellow rose as its decoration. T elephone address books and date books served to remind members of future events. After the Coffee Hour, o abl y arranged by Mr . Bristol and Mrs. William Milby, guests were welcomed and introduced by Miss R ose Marie Schmidt. Mrs. Parry Schippers, national expansion director, discu sed the progre s of her contacts and brought the group up to date on national expansion plans. Mr . Earl Peterson, national president, presented a picture of the national orga nization which she saw through her vi its and in pection trips during the year. Following the buffet luncheon, guests were entertain ed by Miss Bernadine Ment, librarian with the . S. Information Se1 ice in J apan for five years. H er !ides and the su.btle humor of her narration ' ere a fitting climax to a mot enjoyable reunion.-Ro E M RIE SCHMIDT. THE A
Kansas State Day ~
THE big decision at the fiorst meeting of the Emporia Alumnae Chapter la5t fall was to have a State Day. At follow.i ng meetings more plans were made, commi.ttees were appointed and finally the plans put into action. The Wichita and Kansas City groups gave us encouragement and the collegiates offered their services. April 12 was chosen for the date so the weatlher would be favorable for travel. We sent letters to our Alums and were rewarded with a good response. Many of them who were unable rt o attend answered that they ·liked the idea and hoped to be able to attend am.other year. April 12 arrived with the wettest snow storm of the year. All our plans ·r uined by ·the weatJherhow wrong we were! N early 60 a~lumnae arrived during the registration hour at t!he chapter house. Our wonderful collegiates were hostesses for a coffee and also conducted the Alumnae on a tour of the house which has undergone much remodeling since many of vhe Alums called it home. Our •l uncheon was at ·tlhe Masornc Temple and two of our faithful members, Meredith llinShaw and
Ester Griffith, were our guest speakers. Our other s,pecial guests included Mrs. John King, wife of our college president, Dr. Ruth Schillinger, ou·r Dean of Women, ·M rs. Edna Loomis, housemother, Mrs. Abe Toms, cook, Mrs. Frank Nason, former housemother, and Mrs. Mina Whitaker, former cook. The collegiates presented a musical progra,m which was closed witih the singing of the Sweetheart Song. We were very grateful to the Hawaiian students on our campus for our ta;ble decorations. They had had flowers flown in from Hawaii the day before for their annual Luan and offered us the use of the flowers for our State Day. The college administration also contributed to our day by giving us the use of the T errace Room .i n the Student Union for our business meeting. Each and every alumna of the Emporia ohapter worked hard for a successful 'Sta:te Day and as goodbyes were aid ·to many sisters not een since college days we knew our time and effort had been well spent. W e are eagerly looking forward to State Day next year at Kansas City.
by Mar ilyn Ligon, Phi ~
"ONLY when a woman lhas developed within herself something that is sensitive to r-ight a nd wrong and has accustomed !herself to act in accord, can she be relied upon to respond to new and trying circumstances as a trustworthy woman should. That is character." In order to >!rive a useful and •truly successful life, a person needs •to d evelop both her mind and her heart. If she develops 'her THE ANCHOR
mind at tfu.e e~eruse of h er emotional nature, she will become callous a nd indifferent to others. If, o n the other hand, she rgives free rein to her emotions at the e,·pense of her rational nature, ·s he •tends to become a shallow sen tim en talis t. When we practice Alpha Sigma Tau's ideals in our daily works, we become a complete person, ga:ining friends, character, and peace of mind .
Collegiate News Alpha Gives Two Scholarships ;\. SPRING RUSH brought five new si ters into our chapter. They are: Su an Barker, Vera Baer, Sharon Landry, Michael Warner, and Margaret White. We added something new to our rush parties by having joint parties with â€˘the Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity. The entertai nment was great with one of our sisters from Hawaii doing a hula and another sister and brother doing an imitation of freshman dating the senior fraternity man . The Sigma Tau's bought a house this past semester and let us use it for our Ia t informal party. We used the theme, Alpha Traz, and all had a great time. This semester, th e Alpha chapter offered two scholarships to the girls on campus. It was decided that one would go to a nonsorority girl and the other one to an Alpha Sigma Tau. The ricipients of the awards were Marilyn Sue Waltz, a non-sorority girl and Jan H enderson, a member of the soror-
ity. The sorority plans to award one cholarship annua lly from now on. The cholar hip was made po ible when it was given to the orority on its fiftieth anniversary of the foundincr of the sorority. May 18 an d 19 we had a pleasant vi it from Mrs. Earl Peterson, our ational Pre ident. Mrs. Peterson gave a peech at our ann ual PanheUenic D essert at which time the awards a re given out to the three highest scholastic sororitie on campus. Mr . Pete rson was also asked to read one of the name who had won an award . Much to h er pleasant surpri e and ours, Alpha Sigma Tau had placed econd, only a fraction behind the fir t place schola tic winner. The end of the semester wa full of crreat . f t> t1mes or the chapter. W e had combined picnics with the Sigma T aus, our a nnual weekend cret-together, and our annual dinner da nce. We had our dinner dance off campu this year and gave brandy niffers as favors . Is was announced at this dance that Michael Warner ha d been the best pledge of the pledge clas and was awarded the travelincr prize. Sheil a Dougherty was given the cholarship pin for havincr the highest scholastic average among the juniors in the sorority. This fall we are looking forward to the fall ru h. W e a! o will mi the fifteen si ter we lost this p a t emester. N ext seme ter the sorority will have the aid of a new patrone Mr. Joyce Ne bet.- MARY V. SMITH.
Beta's New Trophy
Alphas relax at sorority weekend outing.
;\. BETAS hav had a ery bu y sprincr erne ter. W e began by havincr our three rush parties which we are happ to a brouo-ht u eventeen wonderful i t Th new istet are Sue Bublitz, Maro-
Diane Day, Sue Evans, Judy Francisco, Christie Kuhnle, Linda Lutz, Sherry McKian, Cynthia Miller, Nancy Needham, Maxine Nerychel, Judy Rae, Sharon Rummel, Joanne Rumminger, Peggy Sadler, Linda Shaver, and Dorothy Soltysiak. They were initiated on Sunday, Apri l 26, by President Karen Chamberlain. On th e eYening of May 25, the new actives serenaded us at the house and presented us their pledge project. It is a wooden plaqu e made in the hape of our pin and has the chapter letter attached to it. All of the girls signed their names around the sides of the plaque.
This semeste r we started a new Scholarship Program. We decid ed to discontinue study table, and to have helping sisters for the girls with below average grades. The Scholarship Chairman, M arlene Michalski, is the head of the program. One of her many duties is to co llect "reports of Progress" from each helping sister each week. So far, the program has worked out very well. We were very h appy that Mrs. Peterson cou ld visit us this year. She was on our campus from M ay 10-12 for National Inspection. She attended one of our meetings and was able to attend some of the campus activities during her stay with us.
THE ALPHA CHAPTER of Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority awarded two seventy-five dollar scholarships at its meeting on Monday at Charles McKenny Hall. Left to right are: Millie Leonhart, chairman, M. Susan Waltz, Janice Henderson, and Sally Latimer who is president of the sorority. The Alpha Sigma Tau Scholarship fund was begun by the national office of the sorority on the fiftieth Anniversary of the founding of the sorority. One award was presented to a non-sorority student. M. Susan Waltz, who is a junior at Eastern Michigan College. The other award was presented to a sorority member, Janice Henderson, who is a senior at Eastern Michigan College. The funds were made available â€˘ to Alpha Chapter because it was the first chapter of Alpha Sigma Tau. The scholarship is available to both sorority and non-sorority girls and is awarded on the basis of high scholarship and need.
MRS. EARL F. PETERSON (left) . Alpha Sigma Tau's national president. looks at the sorority scrap book with Marcia Rosenberg, Beta chapter president. when on campus for a nation a l inspection.
Frat Frolics was a big event for us this year. We dramatized the skit, "Little Hood Redding Ride." W e each made our own costume, and everyone practiced her part faithfully. All of our practicing was well worth it, because we won first place. We now have ou r trophy displayed in the chapter room of the house. Sunday, May 17, was the beginning of Greek W eek. That evening we participated in Panhellenic Sing. We sang four songs from Pajama Game, and each of us wore striped nightshirts. A~T's took second place in that event. We also took part in the other events throughout Greek Week. Probably one of the most rewarding was the Community Project, in which all Greeks pa rticipated in painting the Isabella County Day School. On the social front, Betas were very active this spring. Jan Foglesong was chosen Pi K appa Phi Rose Girl, and was honored at their annual spring dance. We are also very proud of Cynthia Miller, who was the second runner up in the Mis Central Mj chiga n Contest. Cynthia Bracken was honored as queen of the Sigma Tau Gamma "White R ose Ball." One of our sisters, Sharon Rohrer, wa elected to 路r epre ent Central Michigan University on the cheerleading squad for the year 1959-60. Elynor K azuk was cho en "Sig Ep Good
Beta s eniors are honored b y c hapter Farewell Party.
Beta girls visit w ith Mrs. Earl Pe terson. n a ti on a l p resident.
Sally Latimer, Be ta p re sid ent a nd Miss Bales, adviser. p rese nt s c h ola rship a wards to Jan Hend erson and Marilyn S ue Waltz.
Neighbor" by the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. Ellie also won the Dodds Poetry-Reading Contest, in which she won a prize of $50. Several A~Ts were asked to join honorary fraternities this spring. Spring elections made us very proud -and happy because many of our sisters were elected to campus offices. 1'hey are as follows : Ellie Kazuk, vice president of Associated Women Students; Peggy White, vice president of the junior class ; Mary Jo Gambino, secretary of the junior class ; Martha Prendergast, treasurer of the junior class ; and Jane D elanty, senator for the junior class. Along with other activities, such as, the Alpha-Traz Party (for A~Ts and their dates) ; the White .Rose Ball ; and Michigan D ay, we have had a very busy and successful semester. Two of the events at the close of the year are very important and mean a lot to all of us. They are Senior Farewell and Houseparty. Senior Farewell was held on M ay 26, and each girl who was leaving was given a loving cup and a yellow rose. R efreshments were served and entertainment was provided by the graduating seniors. Our Houseparty is held each year on M emori al Week-end. But this year we broke the tradition of going to Crystal Lake, and went to Georgia Peterson's cottage near Port Huron, Michigan. -NANCY MoRRISON.
Theta's 'Black Spider' Party t THE SPRING SEMESTER was a busy one for the Thetas of Wayne State University. W e started out with our Annual Dinner Dance sponsored by our Alumnae Chapter and 'held at Cregars Pickwick House on February 14. Our informal rush pa rty held
F ebruary 19 centering a round a Pa risian Sidewa lk Cafe Styl e was climaxed by a fashion show. Rush chairman Joanne Schimm el was kept very busy in last minute prepa rations. We held our Annual " Black Spider" date party at the home of President Caroly Kopctko on March 15. We have had socials, mi xers, and parties with numerous leading fraternities and sororities on Campus. We have held many bake sales during the semester. Mrs. Freda Harrington, our faculty adviser, held a dinner a t 'her home for the cha pter. Our active chapter attended the Benefit Card Party planned by our Alu mnae Ch apter and held at Northland Hospitality House. Proceeds went toward 路P ine Mountain Settlement School and Penland School of Handicrafts. Our Active chapter helped our Alumn ae Chapter in being hostesses at the Annu al State D ay held at the Cloverly Road home of Mrs. William Bristol, Alpha Sigma Tau Theta Alumna. Our Candidate for the U gly man contest on Campus, Frank Karasienski, won the sorority second place. We were very proud of our L adene Schachinger when she spoke a t the Educational Day program h eld at llhe M oGregor M emorial C enter. L adene also very wonderfully represented us when she was asked to sp eak at the ground breaking ceremony of Wayne Sta te's $3,000,000 Education Building now in construction . Ernita Schachinger was candida te for "Miss W ayne State University," and Alpha Sigma Tau candidate for Pi Kappa Alpha "Dream Girl" contest. Ju anita Borough was candidate for " Sorority Girl of th e Year." Ladene Schachinger was one of the fin alists
Theta Collegiates Ernita Schachinger, Caroly Kopetko. and Shirlee Mrs. Freda Harrington. Alpha SigMarshall po'se after attending Sunma Tau Theta Adviser, enjoys party day Morning Service on Initiation given by the pledges at the home Ernita Schachinger and Barbara Weekend at Port Austin. of Barbara Bestrom. Bestrom, Thetas. receive applause after a good game of tennis.
Th e ta holds successfu l Ple dge Reunion classes of 1942, 1943, 1944 an'd 1945.
for "Rose Queen" of D elta Sigma Pi. Ou r chapter attended the install ation of Alpha Sigma T a u's new C hapter Alpha Theta, of th e niversity of Detroit. The semester came to a clo e with our informal traditional initiation weekend held at Port Austin,June5-7-ERNITA ScHACI-IINGER.
Iota's Annual Firebug Party t SPRING, and an AT's fancy turns to . . . planning a spring formal , parent' day, and second semester finals. H ere at Iota the last few months of school were full of hard work and some very memorable occasions. One of the most important orority fun ctions was -the election of our sorority officers for the coming year. We all. feel very confident that Karen Becker, pre ident, and Rita Howell, vice-president, will lea d us through one of Iota's best years. Each spring Emporia State Teachers College chooses "Miss E-State" who is judged on personality, taJent, and beauty. Each campus organization selects a girl to represent them in the contest and Iota was very fortunate to have three candidates. Judy Peterson, Linda Hind, and Barbara Barkyoumb were the AT's representing various organizations in th e contest. We were very proud when Linda Hind wa cho en fir t runner-up
and Barbara Barkyoumb was elected econd runner-up. Our annuaJ Firebug party wa held in February this year. We had the traditional red decorations of crepe paper and firebug . AT's and their dates spent the evening dancinf, playing cards, and other o-ame . The election of Roger Green as the 路'AT Flame' wa the highlight of the entertainment. The Emporia aJum spon ored a 路路 tate Alumni Day' in April. The Iota collegiates were invited and provided entetta inment for the banquet. April found the AT' winging into spring with "Syncopation" as their spring formal theme. The theme wa carried out with ab tract decorations in bl a k, \V'h ite, and turquoise. Jackie Sell, chairman of the decorations, helped u have one of the bes t forma ls we have had. All of the girl at Iota aJways look forward to Parent Day. The Parent's D ay activities were begun by vi iting the chapter hou e and then a dinner wa h eld at the Masonic Temple. Following the dinner we entertained our parents and the re t of the day wa pent visiting.- DIANNA McEcHRON.
Nu Gives Pa rty fo r Underprivi le ged C hil dre n t Tms
YEAR has certainly been a bu y one for the Alpha Tau ' here at Colorado State College. We had our Valentine Party for und erprivileged children at the hou e, February 12. The twelve children played game . and ate with hearty appetites the ice crea m and cookies which we had for them . It o-ave u s all uch a good feeling to see the h a ppy smile on their faces as another game was played or a surprise revealed. Our alum organization h ad a lunch eon for all the actives and pledges at our hou e. K aye Ichiriu did a Hawaiian dance nd Carol Saum played the piano. W e had our annual Yellow Ro e Brea kfa t durino- spring quarter. Thi i uch \ onderful opportunity to meet n w people and
renew old acquaintances from the Greek organ izations, as all of the sororities and fraternities on campus are invited to attend. We are all proud of Bobbi Damico, who was installed as president of the C. S. C. Panhellenic. For spring quarter rush we tried a system whereby each rushee was rushed by a different group of Alpha Tau's every day for two weeks. We were divided into four groups and took charge of making and delivering favors to the girls each day. To welcome our six new pledges, we had a slumber party at the house with litvle sleep, but lots of fun! We participa ted in the Sigma Chi "D erby Days," which consisted of conte ts and games for which points are earned. It was very exciting, and we came out tied for second place. Joyce Simmons was our cand id ate for qu een. After many early morning practices and a number of evening ones, we were ready for one of the biggest All-Greek activities on campu - Song F est. Anita Lloyd very ably led us in singing, "Th e Hall of I vy" and our "Sweevheart Song. " Our dresses were blue plaid with full skirts. On e of the highlights of our year's ac tivities is our Spring Dinner Dance. This year it was held at th e W ellshire Inn in D enver. The theme " Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White,'" was carried out in the place cards and tabl e decorations. Special recognition was given to our two retiring faculty advisors, Mrs. John Fulbright and Mrs. C a rl M elander, for all they had done during the past years. The cholarship award was presented to Anita Lloyd. Two girls shared the honor of outstanding active-Bobbi D amico and Anita Lloyd. L aurel Scott, who is now serving as sorority president, received the Outstanding Pledge Award. W e appreciate all these girls have don e for <the sorority. To conclude a full year we had our Parents' Day Luncheon at the Camfield Hotel in Gree ley, May 31. At this time we were happy to welcom e our two new faculty advisors, Mrs. Wallace Aas and Mrs. John Micky. The entertainment, given by the seniors, followed the theme of the Colorado Centennial. They took us from Connecticut through all the states represented by the seniors to our new state of Hawaii.
At Insignia Day, our sorority received th trophy for the so rority making the most improvement in scholarship during th past year.- GRACE BRISCOE.
Omicron Listens to Mayor t O uR TEN Omicron pledges worked extremely hard to prep are their party for the actives. Th e theme was "King Neptune's Land Under the Sea." D ecorative emerald and gold octopi made of yarn were presented as favors to the actives and p a tronesses. This was a fitting beginning for a semester filled with constructive and enjoyable activi ties. Early in March, we traveled to Beckley to th e home of Miss Ida Pitotti where we were the guests of the Beckley alums . We were served spaghetti and calories were nonexistent. The next few weeks were filled with the sorority homework of learning history and ea rning points. Finally the big day came an d on April 12, in the Concord College Social Room, ten girls were initiated into the Omicron Chapter. Our new members a re : Janet R. Kahle, Chris Knuth, Mary Ann M artin, Sally McCrary, Carolyn Pantili, Lilli an Payne, Mary Jo Perry, Cathy R amsey, Irene Sweeney, and Kay W eikle. After the ceremony, delicious refreshments were served by the Princeton alums. Late in April new officers were elected and installed. Th e new members, as well a the old, found new responsibility and initia tive in learning and doing a task lovingly and successfully . We Omi cron girls were privileged to h ave Mr. Rouse Cook, the past mayor of Athens, Wes t Virginia, speak to us about the city government and its responsibilities to the citizen. This meeting was held at the home of Mrs. Klingensmith, a patroness. Another cu lture program was h eld at the home of a patroness, Mrs. Jamison. Dr. George Moore was the speaker and selected as his topic " Women in Politics." We found his <talk informative as well as interesting. 'llhe next few days found all of us getting our formals ready as the next Friday May 1,
was the day of the Annual Spring Formal. The formal was held at the Bluefield Country Club and everyone enjoyed it. The dreamy music was played by "The Hi-Fi's." Dianne Bowling was selected by the Kappa Sigma Kappa Fraternity as their Sweetheart, and Cathy Ramsey was the recipient of th e Bes t Pledge Award. Our next party was one of parting. Yes, it was the Senior Party given for c>ur two seniors, Dianne Bowling and Mary Catherine Bones. We've enjoyed having both of you a sisters and realize our loss at your graduation. Our next get-together wasn't quite so solemn. We were invited to a picnic by ouT brothers, the Kappa Sigma Kappa Fraternity at Camp Creek State Park. The weather was good and the ants cooperated by being conspicuously absent. We of Omicron are looking forward to a productive year in 1960.- MARY ANN MARTIN.
Upsi lon Pac ks Up ;\;. WE have had a wonderful second semester! The girls really worked to make this an exciting climax to a successful year. Five of our pledges were initiated. They are Carolyn Briggs, Gwen Davis, Linda Foshee, Pollyanna Moore, and Kathleen Purtle. Bids were given to and accepted by our three new pledges, Lou Eason, Diane Morris, and Alice Faye Temple. Many of our members received awards, and we are very proud of them! These girls are: Peggy Ballard- maid to the Founder's Day Queen, Margaret Davis- Sigma Tau Sweetheart, Janet Manville-Founder's Day Queen, Pollyanna Moore-Miss Courtesy for 1959, and Clara Tell Rackley-Campus Carnival Queen. Charlene Mauldin was our entry in the Miss Conway contest. We are very proud of J esse Lee Wood who was voted as Most Beautiful Girl on the A. S. T. C. campus, and we are equa1ly proud of Betty Lu Schwartz, past president, who was a hiah honor graduate. We are sad that some of our members won't be with us next year but are happy for th ir uccess. Five of our members were grad-
uated and about six more of our girls will walk down the wedding aisle this summer. We ended this semester with a picnic, participation in the Founder's Day activities, and our annual Mother' Weekend. -PoLLYANNA MooRE.
Through Phi's Eyes ;\;. PHI's member have had a very succe ful semester. Highlighting the semester was the annual Spring formal. An informal rush was held during the week of February 27. At that time four pledges were received . On March 2 formal initiation was held in the North Lounge of the War Memorial Student Union. The new pledges received their pledge pins and new member were receivd into the sorority. Two culture programs were held during the past semester. Both of these programs dealt with the importance of taking part in government-both local and national. Our annual Spring formal on April 17 had as its theme "Tau's April in Paris." This dance was a huge success. In keeping with the 路theme, each table had a red and white checked tablecloth and a wax candle in the hape of a bottle. At the dance our favorite, Frank Peabody of Sigma Tau Gamma, was announced. Phi's dates received yellow ro e bud boutonnieres and also black berets with the sorority's initials on them. On April 26 a Mother-Daughter Tea was held on Tinsley Terrace. At this time members and pledges had an opportunity to get better acq ua inted with the mothers of the other girls. Our annua l hou eparty was held in Biloxi, Mississippi, on the weekend of May 2-3. Highlighting the hou eparty was a dinner held at the Confederate Inn. A special meetina was held in Biloxi on May 2. At this meeting announcements were made concerning the various honor betowed upon Alpha Sigma Tau member and pledges. Among these are Beryl Brady who was cho en Sigma Tau Gamma's White Roe. She succeeds Joyce Dickinson, current president of Phi Chapter. Lynn Gouner erved as maid in the Ball. roy Robbin Phi Chapter w ethcart, THE A
and Beryl Brady will represent Alpha Sig in the Miss S. L. C. contest. Joyce Dickinson has been elected Co-ed Vice-President of the student body. Two of our members, Mary Ann Parker and M ary Le J eune, have been awarded the "Green S" for having compiled a large number of points in extracurricular activities. In addition, Mary Ann was awarded a Judicial Board certificate and the William Hodding Carter scholarship. Mary L e J eune has been listed in "Who's Who in American C olleges and Universities." Last, but certainly not least, Sandra Pepperman was awarded the "L es M esdames" Award for outstanding service to the college as a Freshman. Sandra has, during the past year, been a Student Gove rnment Associate, an active participant in " Proscinium Players," served as Vice-President of the fall pledge class and has m aintained an over-all average of 2.5. A Senior T ea was held on Wednesday, May 20, honoring the Alpha Sig members who graduated on M ay 23 . This tea was held at Shadow Acres and hosted by our sponsors, Mrs. Moore and Miss Lowe. The past for Phi has been the best; the present is still the best. With so many lovely m emories, 'how could we look forward to anything but the best in the future! - LORELEI HoFFMAN.
Ten and Ten for Psi ~
THIS has been a year of exoitement, activ·it:ies, and fun for the Psi girls of M adison College. The year was thPillingly begun with rush activi ties a nd revision of our traditional "Carnival" theme. The party was an obvious success when ten wonderful girls joined our sisterhood. Members, pledges, sponsor, and alumnae representat·ives thoroughly enjoyed the delicious banquet served at Shenandale on our N ational Founders' D ay, November 4. Chr1stmas was a season of good w ill as well as fun for the Psi girls. The sorority went to the County F arm where we sang carols and gave gifts to the aged who reside there. THE ANGHOR
At the beginning of the new semester, our girls were again busily engaged in rush activities. In spring rush, we again received ten wonderful sisters, two of which walked in a new practice at Madison, Open Bidding. Local Founders' D ay saw many Alpha Sigma Tau smiles as we had a supper an d "a night of ·f un"-this was especially 1n honor of our spring pledges since .there was no rush party for them. The school year ended with mixed emotions of merriment and sadness as our senior girls entered the vast world of Alpha Sigma Tau Alumnae.- BETSY GooDMAN .
Psi Alumnae Give Scholarship in Honor
of Helen M. Frank ~ ;\. FRoM the ma ny things I have learned at the A~T Na tion al Convention art: Buffalo the most startling to m e was the revelation that Vhose unofficial .get-togethers in t he wee hours of the morning can produce results undreamed of a:t .the time. After many short conferences, P-si Alums and ·collegiates in Buffalo finally were able to set a gathering t ime to meet a fter the banquet ·in D.C. d elegates rooms. All of us were having a good time discussin g improvem ents we could work toward, plus getting ideas from Beoty Snidow, Sou~hem District President, when Mary Budge Gaughan, National Awards Chairman, blossomed forth with ·t!he revelation that this would be vhe 15th year that our beloved Miss Frank had so loyally and ably .guided the Psi gir.ls and our .chapter. It was from that ·idea that results materialized i nto the H elen M. Frank ScholarShip Award. When Psi cards went out for n ews to write in ,t he Newsletter, I wrote about the scholarship and requested donations which each individual could give and was overwhelmed with donations and eil!thusiasm for the 1project. Consequently the .ball had started rolling but was kept in play to my great
Alpha Alpha Holds Parents' Day
Marilyn Miller. president of Psi Chapter, is the fi rst recipient of the Helen M. Frank Scholarship.
appreciation with the able !help of Dot Rowe, Psi Collegiate R epresentative. We came to the conclusion that the scholarship hould be given as an award to the Psi Junior collegiate member who showed outstanding academic rating and high sorority ideals. Psi members gat!hered for the annual Founders' Day Party where unex.pected guests arrived 路i n the person of Mrs. Varner (retiring Panhellenic Advisor) and Miss Winn (the new advisor). Miss Frank had illu ~ions 路that some of her flock were getting out of line until Mrs. Varn er was introduced and made a nice announcement of the Scholarship. From reports I have received Miss Frank was flabbergasted and very much pleased. After catching her breath she opened the e nvelop e wirt!h the nam e of the recipient for 1959-60 who was Miss Marilyn Mill er of Portsmouth, Psi president this year. T'he two being honored were presented with flowers, Miss Frank an arm bouquet of yd low -roses and M a:rilyn a yellow rose corsage. N eedl ess to say I am prou d of P i Alums to r emember a nd pay tr.ibute to such a wondel'fu l a dvisor and fri end as our Miss Frank. My sincere hope now is that we shall remember to contribute to our ne t-egg and continue th e deed we have begun .
;t, SPRING has been an excitinCT and promi ing quarter with many activitie and funmaking events for Alpha Alpha at Muncie. Our Indian a-Illinois Sta tes day proved to have been he lpful a well a entertaining for a ll the Alpha Taus. We were very happy to h ave such a large turnout of sister from our neighbo rs, Alpha Epsilon at W e tern Illinois Univer ity. The day' activities b gan with r egistra tion and a coffee hou r held in the Alpha Alph a uite in Wood H a ll. Mrs. R a lph Cross, central distri ct pre ident, presi ded at a work hop held in the morning. Coll egia te-a lumn ae relation hips, recommenda tion , pledgeship and ru h were the topics for disc u sion by a panel a t thi e ion. At noon a luncheon was h eld in the Student Union Building ball room. W e were honored that Mrs. Earl Peterson, our national president, was ab le to atte nd. She poke at the luncheon on " What Sorority Mean To You." The day's acti vitie were cl imaxed with the tradition al candJelightinCT ceremony. Hotdog , pop, potato ch ips and roasted marshmallows were served at our picnic honoring our senior Alpha Tau , after which oftball and other fun filled event took place. Gifts were later presented to our fifteen graduating seniors who were congratula ted for their fine work. Parent ' Day activities at Ball tate took pl ace April 26. The day be<Tan for the Alpha Taus a nd their parents with a delicious breakfa t held at a nearby re taUI路a nt. R ecognition of the outstanding pledge of he r class was given to Linda Snellenbe r(Ter for her scholastic record and her work in orority. Another activity for P arents" Day was the annual sing. The sin(T wa held that afternoon in the B.S.T.C. gyrnna ium. For the sing the girls were dres ed in black skirts and white blou e . They sang 'Holida for Strings," under the direction of Jo ce Sprinkle. Followin(T the sin(T the lpha Tau held an open hou e and a tea in th ir uite. Everybody had a mo t enjo abl tim THE
Participating in the 59th annual Founder's Day dinner held at the Kitselman Conference Center by the Alpha Alpha Chapter and Muncie Alumnae Chapter of Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority were, seated from left, Mrs. Louis Nelson, alumnae chaplain: and Mrs. Ralph Cross, guest speaker. Standing, from 'left. Miss Grace Hood, toastmistress: Miss Evelyn Luecking, St. Louis, Mo.; Mrs. John Baker, program chairman; Miss Nancy Jones. collegiate president, and Mrs. Robert E. Smith, alumnae president.
Formal initiation wa held April 19. Th e sixteen newly ffiitiated actives were: Judy Bright, Nancy Creek, J eanne Frederick , Pat Kolanczyk, Dian a Maddux, Carolyn Miles, Carolyn Price, Jackie Rhinehart, Sonnie Roe, Nancy Schorey, J anet Shadday, Zo Ann Sleighter, Linda Snellenberger, Sandy Taylor, Tammy Yerem ack, Fai:th Younce. All were very proud and honored to be taken into our sisterhood. Some of our money making projects in cluded rummage sales and chili suppers. Both were very successful. Spring not only brings spring fever to our campus, but it a lso brings the traditional closed dance activities. Our spring dance climaxed the year's activities.- CAROLYN PRICE.
Alpha Gamma Wins Singing Contest t THis last semester for us has really been a prosperous one. Two of our members, Roxie Roberts and Lynda Smith have been elected cheerleaders. We are well represented on the student senate, too. Gene Wells, Esther Clark, and Connie Matlock THE ANCHOR
have been elected to serve on th e student senate for next year. May sixth was Reddie Day for us here at Henderson. All th e seniors at the nearby high schools were invited to visit on our campus. Each high school nominates someone from their class to be a princess for R eddie D ay and then each organization on the campus nominates a candidate for Reddie Day Queen. Pat Greenwood was our candid ate for queen and she won. She was judged on campus work, fri endlines , beauty, and honors she had received. Also during the rest of the day there were singing contests and skit contests. Alpha Tau won the singing contest. We wore white formals with green and yellow banners. One of the songs we sang was "R eddieland" to the tune of "Lollipop." The songs were judged on school spirit, originality , and audience reception. We were also awarded a gold plaque for having the top scholastic grades of all the sororities. To top the day off, Frances Smith, Sybil Todd, and Ester Clark were tapped for Heart and K ey. This is an organization that takes as its members, students of Henderson that have worked very hard in various activities. 41
This is quite an honor and we' re really proud of our m embers. May 15, 16, and 17 was the date of our week-end party on L ake Hamilton at Hot Springs. This event helped end our school year with a good time together.-MARY ANN TOWNSEND.
Alpha Lambda 's Sweetheart Banquet ;\". ALPHA LAMBDA began its spring quarter activities with the Sweetheart Banquet, h eld in honor of the new members. The tiheme for this year's banquet, which was held at the T yler Hotel, was "Guys and Dolls." The chapter sweetheart was announced and we were all happy to see Jud y Brooks receive this honor. A dance followed the banquet which was a perfect finish to a very enjoyable evening. With the completion of our spring rush list we pledged six wonderful and enthusiastic girls who were initiated in M ay. Our new members are: Diana Ashton, Charlotte Copenhaver, Lu la J ean Dortch, Clarice Earles, Ann Shirley J ohnson, and Ann Sanders. N ext on our list of activities came the long awaited cabin party, which was h eld a t Cromer's cabin. Fortunately it did not rain but two of ou r more adventurous girls did go for a hike and they forgot to come back for dinner which gave us quite a scare. Tha t night we held the traditional informal initiation for the new members which was very amusing to us--of course the new members were not quite as amused. Joan Baxter will be our new president, with Judy Schierlman serving as veep. W e are looking forward to a very successful year und er the ca pable leadership of these girls a nd our other officers. Many of our sisters h ave received honors this quarter which deserve recognition. May D ay was an especially big day for Alph a Lambda as both the May Queen, Mary Jane Horton, and the Maid of Honor, Mary Lou Gray, a re our si ters. We also had numerous r presenta tives on the May court. They arc
Alph a Lambdas enj oy a n evening fir e place a t their cabin p arty.
as follows: Emma J ean R eynolds and Pat Willi ams from the Senior class ; Joan Bax ter and Carole Burns from the Junior class ; and Betty Gayle T\hames from the Sophomore class. Ann Clark was elected Secretary of the tudent Government and hirl ey Carroll is serving as Treasurer. Congratulations also go to Flo Rodgers for being elected editor of the school newspaper and Anita McCormick who is the new president of the Junior class. At our last meeting we honored our seniors and held our traditional confessions night. We were happy to find that Ginny Roll had received the Top Tau award and Carol H elmholz was presented the award for top scholastic achievement in the ch ap ter. As we come to the end of another successful and inspirational year we once more are aware of the deep meaning of the Alpha Sigma Tau spirit and how much it means to us. We are eagerly awaiting next year and more good fellowship with our Alpha Sigma Tau sisters.- CLARA N ELL PRICE.
Alpha Zeta Sta rt s Tradition t THis p ast semester has been one of the busiest for Alpha Zeta. During spring semester the sisters were delighted to ,. elcome two n ew sisters- J erri catti and Loi Czeh . As is .the custom on our ampu ca h sorority present a kit at the nd of pi do-c THE
period. Our new sisters protrayed a psychiatrist ~nd his patient, which proved to be very amusmg. On June 13, we installed our n ew sisters at the home of Miriam M eek. After installation, we treated the girls to dinner and dancing at Guy Lombardo's Restaurant in Freeport, Long Island. Our chapter is very proud of its growth in the past year, and we hope to excell even this record next year. But combined with our new grow th is th e departure of many of our sisters. This past graduation saw ten Alpha Zetas receive degrees. Along with the degrees, m a ny of our sisters received the d egree of MRS. Because of the close feeling in our chapter, Alpha Zeta has begun the tradition of giving the new brides a gift of remembrance from th e sorority. In this way, no matter how far our sisters may go, they will always rem em ber their chapter a nd the good times we have had. Coupled with this new tradition was the celebration of the founding of our chapter on June 21 , 1958. This past June all the sisters gathered for a luncheon at the Homestead Hotel. This date is especially dear to us as we recall our own thrill of our initiation at the Statler H otel. Alpha Zeta held a n off-campus party a week after school started a nd it was a great success.- RosEMARY HEDLUND.
Pi Holds Skit Night ;\; THE spring semester was a very busy and eventful one for Pi Cha pter. On May 24, 1959, Pi Cha pter gave a n afternoon tea in hono r of Mrs. Earl F. P eterson, National President of Alpha Sigm a Tau . Our mothers, m embers of the alumnae group, officers of other sororities, and dignitaries from H arris T each ers College attended the tea . Punch a nd cookies were served. Our Parents Banquet was h eld this year at the Thunderbird R estaurant on May 17th, a Sunday afternoon. W e a.H had a very enjoyable time. W e gave corsages to our mothers and to our sponsors, Miss Kohl a nd Miss Murray. Each father was presented with a boutonniere. THE ANCHOR
Skit Night, presen ted bienially by P.i C hapter, was held on April 16. It was a huge success, and we a ll had fun as we watched the original and very clever skits which were presented by the variou s sororities and fraternities on camp us. Pi C h apter gave an informal dance, the " M ay Flowe r Frolic," on M ay 1. Several of our girls were candid ates for queen ... . Marian Seibt at the Sigma Splash, Veronica Hummel at .the White Rose P rom, Sandy Graves Johnson at the Sweetheart P rom, a nd Melba M osberger at the Masked Night BalL In addition, Nancy Speed represented her senior class as a special maid in our May F ete, a n a nnual affair on campus sponsored by the Student Council, the first Wednesday in M ay. More honors came to Pi Chapter when two of our si!>ters, Nancy Speed a nd M elba Mosberger, became m embers of K appa D elta Pi, a n honorary scholastic fraternity . Weekly summer meetings were held to plan a nd prepa.re for the fall rush .parties on O ctober 12 and O ctober 23. During the fall term just beginning we welcome back to our group J ackie M cQuitty, who a pprenticed last semester. Those ap prentices teach ing this term are Nancy Speed, Melba Mosberge r, Nancy Cook, and Sandy Graves Johnson. This term just beginning promises to :be every bit as exciting a nd successful as the spring 路 term.- M ELBA MosBERGER
What Alpha Sigma Tau Me an s to Me (Continued from Page 9)
is a night I wil.J never forget . Then started this wonderful :t welve weeks, including pledge m eetings, p ledge show, pledge dance, campus chest, junior prom, and m a ny other uhings. Now I am about to ISta:rt another m emorable weekend of my life. I am looknng forward to it with anxiety, exci-tement, and a little bit of sorrow, t hin.k路i ng of the fun I've h ad pledging. But ~t is 路time to move on to the excicing life of an active member that I h av.e looked forward to for so long. Alpha Sigma Tau m eans a lot to m<". 43
Alumnae News Bluefield Hears Book Review t THE BL UE FIELD AL UMNAE has had a real fine '59 thus far and plans for many activities in the future. In February, we had a delightful Valentine Party, prizes and good refreshments. In March, a book review, "Mrs. 'Ariss Goes to Paris," given by one of our favorite local college instructors, Mr . C. W. J ackson. April brought us two new members whom we are mighty proud to welcome to our fold. They are Phylis Davis Guerin, alumna of Alpha Chapter, Eastern Michigan College, Ypsilanti, Michigan ; Patricia Lester Stacy, alumna of Alpha Lambda Chapter, Radford College, R adford, Virginia. In May, we had a progressive dinner, and what food! Following the dinner the following officers were installed for the year 1959-1960: president, Gladys Dalton ; vicepresident, Virginia Bailey ; recording ecrctary, Joyce Buchanan; treasurer, Joa n Monaco; corresponding secretary, Mildred Ward en ; h istorian, Bernice W'h itehead ; chaplain, Betty Spangler; and editor, M a rcell a D ee Whitlock. W e hope everyone had a wonderful summer a nd h ave high hopes for a most successful yea r.- MARCELLA DEE WHITLOCK.
Cleveland Sends Memorial Checks t O uR C levela nd Alumnae past year has bee n a ra ther harrowing one. However 44
we urvived and the smiles on our face at our late t luncheon showed how <Yallant we are. Edna Mae Soeder, M argaret O etting and H elen Wakefield spent some of their days in Cleveland Hospita:ls but by now h ave recovered. J ean Lewi has a future date at the Cleveland C linic. L ast year we sent A~T a check in honor of the memory of Dorothy Stadler. This year we are sending A~T a check in honor of the memories of the beloved mothers of Edna Mae Soeder, Catherine Bozarth and K atheryn Gate. Florida vacation were part of the " happy talk" of Edythe McLellan, J ean L ewis, Dorothy Strunk and H elen Wakefield. Two happy note were the graduations from High School of M argaret O ettin<Y's daughter, Beverly and H elen Wick's on, CarL-DoROTHY STRUNK.
Detroit Holds Pledge Reun ion t A PLEDGE reunion of the year 1942, '43 , '44 and '45 wa held on M ay 24 at the home of M artha Skar of 17636 Avon Road with Martha Carter Skar and Nonna U n!y '~' onnacott a hostes es. Tho e few hours together took the girls back throu<Yh college days when Theta chapter had a n apartment near Wayne U. Barbara Miller Feely ' ho made a long trip from Timberlake Ohio that morning, brought h er crapbook for those yea r . Phylli Chri ten en Hoffman came in from Mansfield, Ohio to be pre nt ' ith M a ry Lou Miller G authie Ba rbara Jam on THE
Weaver, Mary Clemons Alexander, Edna Wynton, Lois Duprius Mangus, Pa tricia Maynes Kerns, Janice Reagan, Barbara MelviUe Fraser, Betty Utley Hoaglund, Bette K:eppen Wysocki, Jeanne Stevens J enkens, Patricia McConnell, Marilyn Hofman Win es, Sylvia Hill Vizena, Genevieve Repeta, Ann Sullivan Dowd, Louise Tandy Wilkie, Cleo Ott Lennox, Patricia Lewis, Betty Reck Lofstrom and Doris Brown. By all means that is not a complete list as the following were out of town: J ean Chambers, Dorothy Harris Riddle, Dorothy Cope, Cynthia Lange Phelps, Erma Scupholm Bartley, Dorothy Haggard Mood, Mary Pitynski Carpentier. Wherever you are, Nora Peters, please let The us know as you are our lost sister. following were unable to come: Iren e Barauski, Natalie Zobel Wade, Kirsti Bucht Neimi, Irene Kaczmaret Prozek, Kathryn Stabile .Daggy, Carol Riedel Minchelli, Doris Dailey, Rose Marie Schmidt, Lillian Schmidt Meister, Mary Jean Wright Bristol, a nd Adeline Shaw. Martha and Norma want to thank those that came and are hoping that such a reunion can take place again before 路a nother 14 or 17 years elapse. The 1959-60 officers are Genevieve Repeta, president; Gloria Dickerson, vice-president; Doris Bell, recording secretary; Helen Traskos, corresponding secretary; Dorothy Dobos, treasurer ; Vinelle Rice, chaplain; Rose Marie Schmidt, historian ; and Marlowe Franko, editor. Thanks go to Marguerite Milby who has been our Detroit Panhellenic representative and 路so ably represented Alpha Sigma Tau in the past years as junior and senior representative and 1957-58 Panhellenic president. Best wishes to our new junior representative Martha Skar and to our continuing senior representative Mary J ean Bristol. At our June meeting our 1959-60 program was tentatively planned to include a general get-together, Founder's Day, adopting a needy family at Christmas and providing them with a food basket and presents, the annual dinner dance, and another card party as our first one at Northland Hospitality House turned out such a success. Our hostesses for the year will be Ava THE ANCHOR
Strachan for September, Vinelle Rice for October, Rose Marie Schmidt for November, with M artha Skar hostessing December. Our J anuary hostess will be Mildred Cislo with Vickie Brykalski planning the dinner dance in February and Dorothy Dobos is making plans for the card party in March. Gloria Dickerson is the April hostess. Ingrid Nagy is planning May and Margu erite Milby for June. We hope each of you can be present and make this year a memorable one because you were a part of it.- DR. MARLOWE FRANKO.
Emporia Enthusiastic About State Day ;\; THE Emporia Alumnae Chapter devoted most of its spring meetings to planning and evaluating our first State Day which was held April 12. Unfortunately the weather did not cooperate, and in order to attend, the alumns had to travel through a spring snow storm. Nevertheless 120 alurnns and collegiates participated in the activities which commenced with a coffee and open house at the chapter house. The girls took advantage of this time to visit with old friends, make new acqu ainta nces, and .see the progress which has been made on the house. Throughout the house, one could find groups of amused collegiates list ening to tales of how things have changed and the mischievous things "we did in the good old days." The group then moved in the storm to the luncheon where our District President, Mrs. J. Waldo Hinshaw, spoke. Entertainment consisted of group singing of many of our sorority songs, a skit and song by Linda Hind, and presentation of their Singing Bee number hy rt:he collegiates. Tn the business m eeting following the lnncheon, the alumns enthusiastically agreed that State Day should be repeated and made pl ;:ms to meet next year in Kansas City. The Emporia alumns concluded the year's activities with a family picnic June 4, and again we heard the words, "This was fun .
We'll have ·to do it again."-NANCY GouLDEN, R eporter.
Fl int Has Trave led ~
AMONG the summer trips of Flint Alumnae, H azel Schultz, with her husband, traveled the mostest and the farthest. R eturning from a European tour, they drove to California. Other trips included Eloise Howes, Arizona ; Luci1 le MaWhinney, O shawa, Ontario, where she stopped overnight with J eanette Harding, a nd New England ; June Porter, Green Bay, Wisconsin ; J acqueline Ross, Canada ; Barbara Van Dette, Kentucky. Carol Wohlfeil wil l continue as our local president while also earning credits toward her degree. Hostes es since the first of the yea r have been Shirley Green, June Porter, J eanne Clark (in her new house ) , and Ross Church. In June, th e group had a picnic at Gretchen Gaffney's. The event also served as a bon voyage party for H azel and Bill. In May, a group enjoyed a get-together at the home of Marie Goodyne in Port Huron. J eanne Clark, with h er boundless energy plans to return to teaching in the fall. - LUCILLE MAWHINNEY.
Greeley Fetes Graduates ~
As usuAL Greeley Alums' most important meeting of the year was the annual luncheon which we hold for the actives. Included as hostesse were the housemother, This yea r the patronesses and advisers. luncheon was at th e sorority house. Graduating seniors who were initiated into the Alumnae Chapter were Monnie H a rris and Anita Lloyd of Arvad a, Eleanor Edward and Diane Martin of Greeley, J an Green and Ellen Stephen of Powell, Wyoming· H elen Rucienski of Suffield, Con n.; K ay Kri eg man of Sidney, N ebraska; L avema Scha tz of Gr eley; Nancy Allis of Golden; Betty Yuen of Hilo, H awaii and Carol Saum of K earney, Nebraska. Th e active pre ented an interest46
ing program of music and hula dances. We were happy to have five of the Denver Alums with us. A new m ember to Greeley Alums is Marianne Lamberty. She attended C.S.C. here in Greeley and graduated from Denver University. Marianne is the Field Director of the Mountain-Prairie Girl Scout council. She h as recent-ly been a recreation director for the Armed Forces serving in Germany for two and one-half year , in J a.pan for one year and at Ft. Carson in Colorado Springs. We are counting on h er to be one of our very active alumnae for the coming year. The last meeti ng of the year was with Edna Hoydar. Mrs. Lois Brown was chosen president for 1959-1960.- J o ELGIN.
Kansas City Plans for State Day- 1960 ~
OuR FIRST year as an A~T alum group being completed the K ansas City club is busily engaged in its second year's activities. Past-president Valeria Beemer, along with her h ard -worki ng officers, capably led the · club through its " organizing pains." Their hard work p aid off with an average of 14-18 girls a t each m eeting. Social meetings Ia t year included bridgt: parties at Valetta Sharp's and Carol Louck's and a chili supper at M yra Bouck's. In April, over a dozen K .C. alums attended the State Day at Emporia, K a n . At th at time we presented Valeria with a corsage of a dozen yellow rose-buds. Election of '59-'60 officers consumed the M ay meeting at the home of Arneida Miller. The following slate was elected: president. Phyllis Gutzman ; vice-president M yra Bouck ; secretary; Alice R eaume; corresponding secretary, J oetta K oppenhoefer; chaplain, Valetta Sharp ; treasurer, Ameida Miller · historian, K a thy O 'Donnell ; social H elen Bowen; program, Louise Robert on· editor Mary Powell. The execu tive board tentatively planned this year's m eetinrr . E ach member now ha a booklet complete w ith an outline of each meetinrr a nd a dire tory of all m mb 1 .
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Summer found some of us helping the Iota actives become acquainted with prospective rushees. A June tea was held at alum Georgine Wolf's home. T erry cloth swimming bags attractively initialed with A~T were presented to the girls as remembrances of the occasion. Families gathered at the Antioch Park for o~r annual picnic in July. Croquet, badmmton, and horseshoes provided some of the recreation. Although a number of babies are arriving in our group, we've had just one recent bride, Kathy O'Donnell. She' ll remain in our club since she and h er husband are both teaching in Kansas City, Kans. Our husbands joined us at our October get-together for an informal party m Arneida's recreation room. Plans are rapidly developing now for State D ay in April, 1960, which our K.C. alum group will sponsor. Th e meetings and luncheon will be held in Johnson County, Kansas , southwest of K ansas City, thus avoiding big-city congestion. We are in terested in seeing our group grow. If any A~T 路aJlums whom we haven't contacted are in the K.C . area, you may reach Phyllis Gutzman at RAndolph 2-0737. We m eet the first Tuesday of 路e ach month and have loads of fun . -J oETTA KoPPENHOEFER.
Richmond-Petersburg Works for Pan hellenic ;1; Tms spring we a:ll 'have been busy with
new homes, redecorating old homes, a new " crop" of babies and the usual club and civic work at A~T's. Mary Ellen Wi.Jliams Comstock and J ean Pritchett Williams L a ne purchased a nursery and kindergarten in Petersburg. They h ave children from rhree to six years of age-( over 150 ). We went by to "pass inspection" before our program m ee路t ing in February with Jean Williams. Also in February our president Ann Gray Cooke THE ANCHOR
modeled in the fashion show at the Richmond Panhellenic F ashion Show and Annual Bridge Party. Proceeds from this party go to t'he city scholarship fund. J ean Gazert HaH has been elected vice president of City Panhellenic for '59-'60. We are all quite proud of her. She also was " our shopper" a t Miller & Rhodes this spring. Miller & Rhodes (one of our leading department stores) paid girls from each alumnae sorority group to shop for them . One-half of this money went to Panhellenic and the other half to the sorority. These shoppers pretended to shop but really were grading the clerks on approach, sales, follow-up, etc. Our group profited by J ean's shopping. "The May Outing," husbands included, was h eld at the home of Fran (Mosely ) Purdum. We enjoyed " HaqJpy Hour" chatting and nibbling until all members and husbands arrived. Afterwards we :had an ole Virginia Ham Buffet dinner with candlelight and flowered tables. In June we m et at Ada Harris Biven's home for installa tio n of officers. Plans being made for a tea or dinner for all the area girls home from college. This way we can know our collegiate sisters better and they can in turn know how an alumnae chapter operates. Also planned a swimming party and picnic for A~T families and new alumnae members. Our annual Richmond Panhellenic Rush ee Tea :was held in August. We a:lways enjoy ta lking to potential sisters. In November Panh ellenic holds its annual " Open House." Each sorority group sells "their ware"m ostly items they h ave made. Proceeds go to local philanthropy proj ects. Wi ll anyone Jiving in the area please contact m e at 1205 BobbiedeH L ane, ' phone AT-26602.- FRAN P URDUM.
St. Louis Visited by National President t THE February business meeting was held at the home of Ba rbara Cordes. In M arch we went to Beverly Arnott's Ito me for our business meeting and at this 47
meeting the final plans were made for our progressive dinner in April. · This is always looked forward to by everyone. Elizabeth Wilson served delicious salads. Then on to the main course at Meredith Hinshaw's home. We finally arrived, after going around the neighborhood several times, at Margaret Orf's home for dessert. If someone didn't get lo t going from o ne 'home to another, it wou ldn't be a progressive dinner. The annual meeting in M ay was a t Mrs. S. Carl Robinson's home. Mrs. Peterson was here a nd we enjoyed her visit very much . She knows now how much we like to eat. It seems as if we do a lot of it whenever we get t oge ther. Our new officers are: Carol Willman, president ; Doris Koshelnick, vice president ; Betty Alles, treasurer; J acq ueline Hudson, recording secretary; Barbara Cordes, corresponding secretary; Carolyn Alexander, historian; Beverly Amott, chaplain· and Opal Nauman, editor. On June 16 about sixteen of our members attended a luncheon and card party in Alice Vit's back yard. Everyon e brought a white elephant to be used as a prize. There was a business meeting at the !home of Doris Koshelnick on June 26. Dessert was served at 8 p.m. Doris was presiding officer because our new president, Carol Willman, was away at school working on h er Master's Degree. A beautiful quilt was raflled off at this meeting. It was made by Mrs. Blankenrneister, the mother of one of our members. We held a swimming party for "mama and the kids" in July, a repeat of last year's enjoyable swimming party.-OPAL NAUMAN.
Shepherdstown Presents Robes t THE Shepherdstown Alumnae Chapter en tertai ned the collegiate Chi Chapter from Shepherd College in February ll!t the horne of Mrs. Howard Carper, Jr., in Shepherdstown. Roasting wienies in the fireplace highlighted the covered dish upper. Everyone had a delightful tim 48
Meeting at the home of Miss Ruth Seibert for the March m ee ting, the Alphas enjoyed slides of Europe 'hown by Misses Barbara and Ann Harris. It was also decided the initiation robes we purchased for the Chi C hapter would be delivered the next time that the coll egiate representative visited the chapter. For the April meeting we met at the horne of Mrs. Robert Sencindiver. Mrs. Dorothy Ware howed slides of her trip to western United States. Initi ation of new members and installation of officers were h eld at the horne of Miss Pauline Hill. Initiates were: Shanan C ain, Nancy Fritto, Barbara Harris, Betty Long, K atherine Maine, Gail Mickey, Barbara Mowery, Loretta Sponaugle, H elen Teets, and J o Ann Vincent. We are Jooking forward to our meetings in •the Fall. W e hope all of our members are planning to attend.-ANN SHIPLEY.
Washington Sees Cancer Film t ALTHOUGH our eleventh anniversary was really in April, we celebrated a wee bit early-in February- when we met at the horne of Meta Ray Sewell. It was at her house that the first meeting of the group was held, in 1948! Edith Elliott was cohostess for the session. Our March meeting, with Dorothy Gates, our president, as hostess, featured an educational film on cancer, courtesy of the American Cancer Society. The April "social" took the form of a bridge and canasta party at the home of Mary Louise Doyle. If the truth must be told, there was more "gabbing" than card playing! · In the absence of our president who was hospitalized, Margaret Bowers, ou r vicepresident, very ably conducted the May meeting which was h eld at Margaret Basilone's. Officers for the coming year were duly elected and installed. Charlotte Douglas wa hoste for our June gathering and fifteen were pre ent for a
delightful pot-luck supper. The exchange of recipes played an important role during the evening! The Northern Virginia Panhellenic Orientation Tea on June 28 ended our activities for the 1958-1959 year. However, since few of our girls leave the capital area for the summer, we anticipate seeing each other off and on during July and August-MARY LoursE DoYLE.
Wichita in Style Show <\; THE Wichita Alpha Sigma Tau Alums
winter and spring months were full of different types of meetings. One meeting Mrs. Thomas A. Gore, Revlon representative, gave an informal talk on application of cosmetics. Mrs. Gore is a member of the Alpha Tau alum group here in Wichita. This spring we helped with the Wichita Panhellenic style show and the annual Panhellenic spring rush tea. Several of our girls went to Emporia on State Day and really enjoyed seeing the Emporia chapte·r and many of our old friends. Our last June m eeting was our annual family picnic at the public park in Wichita. The husband and children enjoyed themselves as much as the members.- SHIRLEY RAE GoRE.
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February 15- for Spring (April) issue. July 1-for Fall (October) issue. Send feature stories and pictures to ANCHOR Editor as early as possible. You need not wait for deadline. COLLEGE HONORS
(Whioh wi ll be featured m this year's Fall issue.) June !-Pictures of gil'ls and chapters recetvmg honors on the campus (queens, fraternity sweethearts ) winning floats and house decorations, positions of honor on the campus, Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, etc. Send :in pictures and honor as they are announced during your college year. Don' t wait until the deadline.
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In your meetings you need not depend too much on outside leadership. The keynote of success will be the amount of participation of the members. Continued interest in any project 1s always closely related to participation and responsibility. Our programs will he <truly uccessful tif our members gain a olearer understanding of .t he objectives for which Alpha Sigma Tau has been founded. If we are inspired to work more wholeheartedly for these objectives, every meeting can be an oppor.tll!Thity and a challenge. Upon those who occupy places of leadership rests the responsibility of producing a program which will inspire the members. ELEANOR HALAS, D elta Gha:pter National Music Chairman THE ANCHOR
CHAPTER NEWS LETTERS
February 15- Deadlinefor Spring issue. July !- deadline tpr Fall issue. Both collegiate and alumnae chapter letters should be typed double space. Good action pictures of your chapter are needed. Be sure to identify all pictures on back, and enclose typed cutlines. Pictures will not be returned unless requested.
WASHINGTONHere We Come 1960 on the run! 49
Procedure for Chapter Affili ation I. Requireft'l路e nts for M embership: A. To be eligible to affiliate with Alpha Sigma T au as a collegiate chapter, a local club or sorority must have at least fifteen m embers, unless an exception is made by the national president. B. A collegiate chapter may be formed by women students in colleges and universities accredited by the Association of American U niversities or the recognized regional assoCiatiOn. (e.g. Middle States Assoc. of Colleges ) C . Pledges and new members must have at least a "C" average to be eligible for initiation. D. When any member fail s for one term to maintain a "C" average, she will lose her good standing. Any girl who does not redeem her good tanding within one school sem ester or term, following the semester or term in which the poor standing was incurred, shall automatically forfeit member hip in the sorority. E. Alpha Sigma Tau d9es not permit dua l m embership. II . Officers and Advisers: A. Th e officers of the ch apter hall be: President R ecording Secretary Historian Vice President Corre ponding Secretary C ustodian Treasurer Chaplain Editor B. The chapter shall h ave at least one, bu t not more than two, facul ty advisers initiated as members of the sorority (unless special permission is given by the National Council ) . They shall be chosen from the women faculty members or from the wives of faculty members. At least one shall be a faculty member. III. Petition: A. A group wishing to affiliate with the Alpha Sigma T au Sorority must first send a petition to the president of the respective district. Copies of the petition must also be sent to the national president and PC delegate of Alpha Sigma Tau. B. T he Petition Form: " We, the undersigned, being members in good standing of (name of local ) (college ) ...... ... ...... ...... .... ............. ................. .... . of .. ... ...... .. ... ....... ....... ..... ..................... ...... ... ...... ..... .. (city ) of .. .. ..... .. .................... .. ... .. ..... .... ......... ..... ...... . in the state ..... ..... ...... .. ... .. ...... .................... . realizing the advantages of m embership in a n a tional sorority, are desirous of becoming affiliated with Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority. We, therefore, do hereby formall y petition the National Council of Alpha Sigma Tau to admit us a a chapter." Signed: (by all ac tive collegiate members and pledges.) IV. Material to Accompany Petition: A. Accompanying only the petition sent to the District President must be : 1. A letter of approval from the Dean of Women. 2. Letters of recommendation from two faculty m embers other than those acting as advi er of the g roup . 3. Number of a lumnae belonging to group. 4. Statem ents of schol arship a nd campus activitie of each gi rl m th o-roup . 5. Infonn a tion concernino- the college: a. Tame of president. b. Enrollment (m en and women )
On Relaxation ;.\; THERE are many lost arts ·that have succumbed to the battering of time. But there is one art that has succumbed to the battering pressures and hurry of modern living. That is the art of relaxation. Just being completely relaxed ( in other words being shamelessly lazy) is something that has gone out of fashion. Most .people just don' t have the time. Even when modem America enjoys its leisure time, it ha to be busy. There's TV, movies, outdoor recrea-
tion, al l sorts of th ings to help one relax. But we'd like to see a revival of the old fashion method of relaxation .... just sitting, thinking and rocking. Perhaps if more persons took time to revive this old art someone would, whi•le they're sitting and rocking, think of a way to solve the world's problems and maybe even a better way to relax.- From the TRIANGLE of Sigma Sigma Sigma
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1959-60 Alpha ( 1899) -Eastern Michigan, Ypsilanti, Mich. President- Sally Latimer, 4 19 Goddard Hall, Ypsilanti, Mich. Adviser-Mrs. R. B. Ba tes, 20 S. Normal, Ypsilanti, Mich . Alumnae Representatives- Mrs. John Howe, 42248 Hammil Lane, Plymouth, Mich. ; Mrs. Robt. Court, 716 Dwight, Ypsila nti . Beta (1905-1917; 1940)-Central Michigan, Mt. Pleasant, Mich. Presiden t- Marcia Rosenberg, 906 S. Main St., Mt. Pl easan t, Mich. Adviser-Miss Charlotte Denman, 3562 S. Franklin, Mt. Pleasant, Mich. Alumnae Representative-Mrs. Russell Clark, 5039 E . Coldwater Rd ., Flint, Mich. Gamma ( 1900-1913 )-Wisconsin State College, Milwaukee, Wis. Alumnae Representative-Mrs. Grant Hinkamp, 659 Lark Street, Marion, Ohio Delta ( 1916)-State Teachers College, Indiana, Pa. President- Eleanor Brodak, 1288 Church St., Indiana, Pa. Adviser-Mrs. Donald B. Shank, 197 Philadelphia St., Indiana, Pa. Alumnae Representatives-Connie Fedusk a, 1627 Merchant St. , Ambridge, Pa. ; Mrs. James Kerr, 220 Taylor Avenue, Indiana, Pa. Epsilon (1919-1923; reorganized as Lambda, 1926)-Temple Univenity, Philadelphia, Pa. Alumnae Representative--See Lambda Chapter. Zeta (1921-1948; 1949)-Lock Haven State Teachers College, Lock Haven, Pa. Presiden t-Carolyn Abernatha, Box 5, S.T.C ., Lock Haven. Adviser- Mrs. I. 0. Fleming, I 08 Riverside T er., Lock Haven, Pa. Alumnae R eprese nta tive-Mrs. Richard Crossley, 760 Pine St., Montoursville. Eta ( 1927-1939)-Kent State University, Kent, Ohio Alumnae Representative-Mrs. Bernard McBee, 1183 'Avon St., Akron, 0. Theta ( 1923 )-Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich. .P resident-Caroly Kopetko, 19968 Hartwell (35). Adviser- Mrs. Dan Harrington, 1007 2 Balfour Rd. (24). Alumnae R epresentative-Miss Anna Ukrop, 9027 Holcomb, Detroit 13, Mich. ; Mrs. J . ]. Soltesz, 9126 Frederick Dr., Livonia, Mich.
(1923)-Kansas State Teachers College, Emporia, Kan. Presiden t- Karen Becker, 1006 Constitution, Emporia. Kans. Adviser-Miss K a thl een Fox, S.T.C . Alumnae Representatives-Mrs. Thos . E. Currv. Box 8, Pra tt, K an.: Mrs. M ark Rose, 621 W es t 6th, Emporia, K an. Kappa ( 1924-1929 )-Miami U., Oxford, Ohio Alumnae R epresentative-Mrs. R . M. Reinert, 136 Mavern Ave., Hamilton, Ohio Lambda (1926)-Temple University, Philadelphia President- Carol M etchock, 434 Leedom St., J enkintown, Pa. Adviser- Miss Marie Grall, Greenwood Terrace Apts., J enkintown, Pa. Alumnae R epresentative-Mabel Schreiber, 511 Chestnut. Lebanon, Pa.; Marie Furia, 1407 Ellsworth St., Philadelphia. Pa. Nu (1928-1940; 1948 )-Colorado State College, Greeley, Colo. President-Laura! Scott, 1715 lOth Ave., Greeley, Colo. Advisers- Mrs. W allace Aas, W eber Apts. , 1516 9th Ave., Greeley, Colo. ; Mrs. John R. Mickey, 1842 8th Ave., Greeley, Colo. Alumnae R epresentatives-Mrs. Clarence Anderson, Rte. 2, Box 16, Eaton, Colo.; Mrs. Norman Page, 2315 Oneida, D enver. Xi ( 1929-1933 )-Western State Teachers College, Gunnison, Colo. Alumnae Representative-Miss Grace Quinby, Box 1026, Alice, Texas. Omicron (1930)-Concord College, Athens, W. Va. President- Sue Crabtree, Box 276, Athens, W . Va. Advisers-Miss Mae Hunter. Athens, W . Va. ; Miss Mildred Dransfield, Concord College. Alumnae R ep resentative-Miss Beryle Crockett, W est Main St., Princeton, W . Va .; Mrs. Meade McNeill, Box 171, Athens, W. Va. Pi (1930)-Harris Teachers College, St. Louia. President-Marlene Culli, 4100 Flora Pl., St. Louis 10, Mo. Advisers-Miss Julia Kohl, 5816 Jamieson, St. Louis 9, Mo.; Miss Julia K. Murray, 3506 Hawthorne, St. Louis, Mo. Alumnae Representatives-Mrs. Lewis Walkup, 144 Northridge Rd. , Columbus 14, Ohio; Mrs. J. F . Alexander, 6328 Potomac, St. Louis 9, Mo. Sigma ( 1925) -State University College for Teachers, Buffalo, N. Y. Alumnae R epresentative-Mrs. Harold Peterson, 230 Knowlton Ave., Kenmore, N. Y.
Rho (1932-1948; 1949)---Southeastem State College, Durant, Okla. President-Ann Harden, Sta. A, Box 141, S.S.C. Advisers- Mrs. Hercel H arris, 1248 Waco, Durant, Okla.; Dr. Margaret O 'Riley, S.S.C ., Durant, Okla. Alumnae Representa tives-Mrs. Eugene Derichsweiler, 40 I E. Morton, D eniso n, Tex. ; Mrs. Douglas Galliano, General Delivery, Allen, Okla. Zeta Tau (1935)-Longwood College, Farmville, Va. President-Nancy Don~ldson, Box 54, Longwood College, Farmville, Va. Adviser-Miss Virginia Bedford, Second Ave. , Farmville, Va. Alumnae Representative-Mrs. Boice Ware, Keyesville, Va. Upsilon (1935) -Arkansas State Teachers College, Conway, Ark. President- Jehree Aday, Conway, Ark. Advisers-Miss Marguerite Silaz, 1530 Bruce St., Conway, Ark .; Miss Caryl M ath ews, Arkansas State T eachers College, Conway, Ark. Alumnae R epresen tatives-Mrs. E. P. Whitley, Jr., 3401 W. Capitol Ave., Little Rock , Ark.; Mrs. Carl Emerick, 1073 A Grandview Garden Ct., Florissant, Mo. Phi
( 1940) --Southeastern Louisiana College, Hammond, La. President- Joyce Dickerson, College Sta. , Hammond, La. Advisers-Miss M a rgaret Lowe, College Sta ., Hammond, La. ; Mrs. 0. ~foor e, Coli. Sta., Hammond, L a. Alumnae Representative- Mrs. John Ligon, 2207 Spa in St., Baton Rouge, La.
Chi ( 1940-1948; 1950) --Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, W.Va. President-Ann Harris, Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, W . Va. Adviser-Dr. Sara H elen Cree, Shepherdstown, W. Va. Alumnae Represe ntative-Mrs. Stephen Sennett, 115 N. Al abama, M artinsburg, W. V a . Psi ( 1944) -Madison College, Harrisonburg, Va. President- Maril yn Miller, Box 323, M a dison Adviser-Miss Helen M . Frank, 967 S. Main St., Apt. 2, H a rrisonburg, Va. Alumnae Representatives-Mrs. T . J. King, Jr., 1845 Lakeridge Rd., Birmingham 9, Ala. ; Miss Dorothy Rowe, Madison College, Harrisonburg, Va. Omega (1945-1954)-Minot State Teachers College, Minot, N. D. Alpha Alpha (1945)-Ball State Teachers College, Muncie, Ind. President- Mary Murray, Wood Hall , B.S.T.C., Muncie, Ind.
Adviser- Miss Louise Rippee, 700 N. McKinley Alumnae Representative-Mrs. Robert E. Smith, 1504 Ro yale River, Muncie, Ind. Alpha Beta ( 1946-59) - Marshall College, Huntington, W. Va. Alumna e R epresentative- Mrs. Spencer A. Gillette, 396 Forest Rd., Huntington, W . Va. Alpha Gamma (1946)-Henderson State Teachers College, Arkadelphia, Ark. President- Frances Smith, H .S.T .C., Arkadelphia, Ark. Advisers- Miss Amy Jean Greene, H .S.T .C., Arkadelphia, Ark.; Miss Mae Whipple, Box 644, H .S.T.C . Alumnae R epresentatives- Mrs. Morrison H enry, Apt. 7-H, 10 U.A.M.C., 4301 W . Markham, Little Rock, Ark. ; Mrs. Chas. H . Fowler, 409 Main St., Apt. D ., Crossett, Ark. Alpha Delta ( 1948) --Southwestern Missouri State College, Springfield, Mo. Presid ent- Mary J ane D alrymple, 1036 Cherry, Springfield, M o. Adviser- Mrs. M amie D owning, 436 Belcrest, Springfield, M o. Alumnae R ep resentative-Mrs. Don Sebring, 1234 E. Minota, Springfield, Mo. Alpha Epsilon ( 1948)-Western Illinois State College, Macomb, Ill. President- K ay Barnes, 308 W. Ad ams, Macomb, Ill. Adviser- Miss Helen Buckley, 505 E. Jackson ; Dr. Harriet Stull, 316 N. Dudley Alumnae Representatives-Mrs. Floyd Pruitt, Box 359. Tiskilwa, Ill. ; Mrs. .Joe Koomar, 3 11 S. Prairie, Bradley, Ill. Alpha Lambda ( 1953 )-Radford College, Radford, Va. President- Joan Baxter, Box 35, R ad ford College, R adford, Va. Adviser- Miss Blanche Daniel, 1405 Grove Ave., Radford , Va. Alumnae R eprese ntative-Mrs. John Ruth erford, 613 Sixth St., Radford , Va. Alpha Zeta ( 1958) -Queens College, Flushing,
N.Y. President- J oan L eavy, 10 Pinewood Lane, N ew H yde Park, N. Y. Alpha Eta (1959)-Aima College, Alma Michigan President- Nancy Fashbaugh, Mary Gelston H all Adviser- Dr. Gunda S. Kaiser, 205 Riverside Dr., Alma, Mich. Alpha Theta ( 1959 )-Univers!ty of Detroit Presid ent-Rosaline M cL aughl in, 22833 Lake shore Rd ., St. Clair Shores, Mich. Adviser- Miss H elen E. K ean Alumnae R epresentative-Miss J eanette Valvora, 15472 M arlowe, D etroit 27 Mich.
â€˘ Akron-Canton, Ohio Mrs. H owa rd F . Miller, 1026 Frederick Blvd ., Akron 20 Albuquerque, New Mexico Mrs. L. J. Paddison, 911 Parkland Circle *Baton Rouge, Louisiana Mrs. John Ligon *Beckley, West Virginia Miss N a ncy Boyd, Pine St. *Bluefield, West Virginia Mrs. R . E . D alton, 4 12 M emorial Ave. *RufTalo. New York Mrs. Robert Wales, 20 W . Clevelan d D r. ( 15 ) *Charleston, West Virginia Mrs. Gordon L . Palmer, Box 154, Belle Chicago, Illinois Mrs. L. J. Cashman, 2462 W . Estes Ave. ( 45 ) *Cleveland, Ohio MrÂˇs. A. Boza rth, 4903 Albertl y, Pa nna Columbus, Ohio Mrs. H . E . Staehle, 481 Torrence Rd. ( 14) Dallas, Texas Mrs. W. D . White, 4224 Hawthorne Ave.
Virginia M rs. Wm . ]. Bowman, M adison Terr., Apt. 4 1E
Joliet, Illinois Miss Wanda Smith, 1503 Boston Ave. *Huntington . West Virginia Mrs. D onald Gullickson, 18 27 Und erwood Ave. *Kansas City, Missouri M rs. J erry Gu tzman, 6029 H emlock, Merriam, K a ns. *Lansing. Michigan M rs. D ewey H . Craddock, 1432 H arvard Rd ., East La nsing, M ich . *Little Rock, Arkansas Mrs. K en Snow, 216 N. T a ylor Lock Haven, Pa. M rs. Evelyn Smit h, 3 11 N . Fairview *Los Anc;cles, Californi<t M rs. D awn P ell , 33 0 l Toreco D r., Hollywood 28 , Ca lif. *1\Iacomb-Carthil ge, Illinois Mrs. Shirley K ee, L a H a rpe, Ill . Miami, Florida Morris-Ottawa, Illinois Mrs . Pat Voight, R . R ., R ansom, Ill. 1\'It. Clemens, Michigan Mrs. Marybelle Baker, 665 Huntington Dr. *Mt. Pleasant, Michigan M rs. Dua ne M ar tin, 1202 Elizabeth
*Denver, Colorado Mrs. James M cK eeman, 103 2 Geneva, Auro ra, Colo.
*Muncie, Indiana Mrs. D a rrel Jo nes, 333 Shady L ane
*Detroit I, Michigan Miss Genevieve R epe ta, 2919 Richton (6 )
*New Orleans M rs. J ames P . Comfort, 214 Sequin St.
*Durant, Oklahoma Mrs. R ene Gerard, 23 01 S. Woodlaw n, D enison, T exas *Emporia, Kansas Mrs. K a rl Powell, 91 3 Sunnyslope *Flint, Michigan Mrs. R ay Wohlfeil, 2012 E. Cou r t, Swa rtz C reek, M ich . *Greeley, Colorado Mrs. Loi Brown, Rte. 4, 319 F.
New York, N. Y. Mrs. T c:rance O 'Reilly, Box 54, Kingshighway, Sparkrll, . Y. Torfolk, Virginia Mrs. Rich ard L . Lowe, 1030 J a mestown Cres. Oak Hill, W. Va. Nancy Jo Canterbury, 224 Oak Hill Ave. *Philadelphia. Pennsylvania M rs. R obert O 'D ell, 222 W . Tabor Rd . (20 ) Port Huron, 1ichigan Mrs. D . N. Bantien, 1626 Pennsylvania, Marysvi lle, M ich.
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