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Zeta Tau Alpha: Iota Xi Chapter

Christian Brothers University Memphis, TN January/February 2013 Issue 1

Informal Formal Recruitment

Some of our new members! (From left to right) Carley Lane, Maddie Cobb, Brooke Marks, Joanna Arnette, and Melanie Saunders

Bid Day 2013

In addition to the other recruitment events, we hosted a Bid Day on the Sunday of the Super Bowl for our brand new members! We wanted them to get a taste of the wonderful ZTA sisterhood! We played board games and had Super Bowl-themed snacks!

During the month of January, the women of Iota Xi hosted recruitment events throughout the month. The events included a bowling night at Billy Hardwick’s, a philanthropy-based movie night, a night in the skybox watching our CBU Bucs, and a potluck night with all of the Iota Xi women.

New Member Spotlight:

Joanna Arnett Joanna is a Sophomore Natural Science major. She plans on going to Pharmacy School once she gets her undergraduate degree. Her hometown is Southaven, Mississippi and she absolutely adores Taylor Swift.

Maddie Cobb Maddie is a Freshman Biology major, who wants to become a physical therapist after she receives her undergraduate degree. Collierville is her hometown and she has torn both of her ACLs! Painful!

Carley Lane Carley is a Freshman Business major and is unsure of what she wants to do after graduation. Her hometown is Collierville and she likes to scuba dive!

New Member Spotlight:

Sarah Langsdon Sarah is a Sophomore Biology major and she wants to become a dermatologist once she receives her undergraduate degree. Germantown is her hometown and she loves to cook!

Brooke Marks Brooke is a Freshman Accounting major. She wants to become a CPA after she receives her undergraduate degree. Her hometown is Bartlett, Tennessee and she is a commuter. She also words at Rockstar Tan N Spa.

Taylor Paladino Taylor is an undecided major but is leaning towards a Business degree with a concentration in International Business. She lives in Millington, Tennessee but claims Cape Coral, Florida as her hometown. She also loves anime.

New Member Spotlight:

Melanie Saunders Melanie is technically a senior, but she is staying an extra year at CBU. She is a Biochemistry major and wants to become a dentist after getting her undergraduate degree. Her hometown is Redlands, California

Extra Announcements Weddings, Weddings Everywhere! In December and January, two of our alumna members got married! Elizabeth Beebe-Longo got married on December 29 and Anna Walsh-Guy got married on January 5 . Congratulations, girls! ZLAM th


Elizabeth Beebe-Longo’s Wedding with some ZTA alumni and active members

Anna Walsh-Guy’s Wedding with some ZTA’s of all ages, from brand new members all the way to alumni!

Coming Up Soon! Tennessee ZTA Day! The annual Tennessee ZTA Day is on February 16 in Knoxville, Tennessee. This year’s theme is Building ZTA Sisterhood In Tennessee, with a very special appearance by our National President, Keely Riddle! th

Christian Brothers University Basketball Homecoming 2013! It’s time for Homecoming 2013! The theme for this year is “Sink the Shorter Hawks!” The events for this year, starting Tuesday the 12 , includes Wacky Olympics on Tuesday, AllSing on Wednesday, Spirit Day on Thursday, a Cookout and Golf Cart Parade on Friday, and the Homecoming game and Homecoming Court on Saturday afternoon! th

Homecoming Court, Mr. and Miss CBU: Iota Xi member Christian Bahniuk and Kappa Sigma member, Trey Tedford

All Sing Winners 2011 and 2012!

Important Dates For February:







Saturday 1

Dues Go Out



Bid Day Spring 2013



Wear Letters/ZTA Shirt

7 Lunch in the Cafeteria at 12:15

2 Think Pink Luncheon





Badge Attire

Greek New Member Retreat 10






Badge Attire

Formal Pledging

Wear Letters/ZTA Shirt

Dues are due

Big Sister Application Due 17

Spirit Day All-Sing Lunch in the Cafeteria at 12:15

Wacky Olympics


Themed Meeting: Camo Redneck

19 Wear Letters/ZTA Shirt



ZTA Day in Knoxville, TN

Cook Out and Golf Cart Competition

CBU Homecoming Game

22 Sleepover/Pinterest Diner

23 Melanie Saunder’s Birthday!

Badge Attire

Flock to the Kroc at 12:30

Formal Pledging

A.J.’s Birthday!

Swap with Sigma Alpha Epsilon (Bowling) 24 Meeting


26 Wear Letters/ZTA Shirt


28 Hailee Brown’s Birthday! Lunch in the Cafeteria at 12:15

1 Zeta Tau Alpha Scholarship is due Dues Go Out Badge Attire

Over the Hump Dinner


January/February Newsletter  

ZTA's Iota Xi Chapter's Newsletter for January and February