what’s trending now New Autism Prevalence Statistics Breaking news! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data in March on the prevalence of autism in the United States. The new statistics show: • 1 in 68 children is diagnosed with autism • 1 in 42 boys is diagnosed with autism • A child is diagnosed with autism every 8 minutes
Going for the Crown Alpha Xi Delta Sister and current Miss Kansas USA, Audrey Banach, Kansas State ’10, will be competing in the Miss USA competition this summer. Show Audrey your support by following her on social media.
Good luck, Audrey!
Choosing Sisterhood During National Ritual Celebration Week in February, Alpha Xi Delta’s National Ritual Chair, Andi Fouberg, wrote a blog post on The Inside Ink called “Choosing Sisterhood.” In the post, she says: “Hopefully kindly hearts have dominated your Alpha Xi Delta experience. In the chaos of every day, it is easy to forget the importance of being a Sister in every sense of the word. Your commitment to choosing to make the most out of our Sisterhood should also be about making sure your choices make the Sisterhood experience all that it can be for those around you. Inspiring women to realize their potential should not just be our stated vision, but something we do for one another and push each other to do every day.” Scan the QR code below to visit The Inside Ink and read the post in its entirety.
< Photo Credit: Rachel Imdieke, the official photographer of Miss Kansas USA
Upcoming Colonizations Alpha Xi Delta recently announced colonization plans for the 2014-2015 academic year. This fall, Alpha Xi Delta will be colonizing at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and reestablishing our Theta Chapter at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and our Epsilon Omicron Chapter at Oklahoma State University. In the spring of 2015, Alpha Xi Delta will be joining the fraternity and sorority community at The College of New Jersey in Ewing, New Jersey. If you are interested in assisting with one of our upcoming colonizations, please visit our website and fill out a Volunteer Interest Form.