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IDENTITIES:

The Faces Behind Alpha Epsilon Phi

By: Loren Golden


Copyrighted by Loren Golden. 2010. All rights are reserved. This product cannot be duplicated or reproduced. Publishing by Campus Copy 2010.


Table of Contents Chapter 1: Alpha Upsilon Chapter 2: Alpha Phi Chapter 3: Alpha Chi Chapter 4: Alpha Psi Chapter 5: Alpha Omega Chapter 6: Epsilon Alpha Chapter 7: Epsilon Beta


Joining a sorority is not only a

decision, but a lifetime commitment. Founded on October 24 1909 at Barnard College in New York, NY, Alpha Epsilon Phi represents growth and fellowship and came together to form a common bond against discrimination. With pearls around our necks and green and white letters on our chests, we take our next step into the world. A sister is not someone who loves you like a mother, watches you like a father, criticizes you like a teacher, lectures you like a grandmother or needs you like a daughter. She is not someone who should try to be just like you nor should she be someone who is always there whether you want her or not. A sister does not invade your privacy too much nor does she leave you alone too much. A sister is someone you can trust;


with a secret, a problem, or a joy. She’s someone who leads by example, with out demanding you follow. She is appreciative of your good moods and tolerant of your bad ones. A sister is someone who is never too busy to say hello and smile, but is understanding when you don’t have the time for anything else. She is a cheery companion when you’re happy, a quiet confidant when you’re down and leaves you by yourself when you want to be alone. Most of all a sister is someone who loves you. Trust, understanding, tol erance and love-these are the qualities of a true sister- an ALPHA EPSILON PHI sister.


Chapter 1: Alpha Upsilon


Brittany Bentz Pledge Class: Alpha Upsilon Year Graduating: Jan. 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: Everlasting ties to women who began as strangers but found a home together. Most prized possession: My sense of humor One word that characterizes you: Innovative


Diana Holtz Pledge Class: Alpha Upsilon Year Graduating: May 2010 What does sorority mean to you?: An opportunity to learn life skills while forging meaningful relationships with so many people. The sorority has been a huge opportunity for personal growth and I know I will always feel home here. Most prized possession: My ipod. I love music and don’t know what i’d do without my huge collection of songs One word that characterizes you: Stubborn


Nicole Schafer Pledge Class: Alpha Upsilon Year Graduating: May 2010 What does sorority mean to you?: Girls of different personalities and interests coming together to share a common bond and form everlasting friendships. Most prized possession: Photographs of my childhood One word that characterizes you: Outgoing


Chapter 2: Alpha Phi


Megan Kramer Pledge Class: Alpha Phi Year Graduating: May 2010 What does sorority mean to you?: A safe place to go where people are there for you and no matter what, they stick up for you even if you’re wrong and give you unconditional love and support. Most prized possession: My birthstone ring I got when I turned 18. One word that characterizes you: Assertive.


Allison Slowitsky Pledge Class: Alpha Phi Year Graduating: May 2010 What does the sorority mean to you?: It gave me close friends and a family away from where I’m from. It has taught me many things that I could never learn in a classroom. Most prized possession: my cat! lol One word that describes you: Content


Megan Tegyi Pledge Class: Alpha Phi Year Graduating: May 2010 What does sorority mean to you?: Sorority means to me creating friendships that will last a lifetime; and having the best 4 years of your life. Most prized possession: My hula hoops because I smashed the blackberry. One word that characterizes you: Stubborn


Chapter 3: Alpha Chi


Jessica Booth Pledge Class: Alpha Chi Year Graduating: 2011 (5th year what up) What does sorority mean to you?: Family Most prized possession: My passport One word that characterizes you: thecoolestgirlyouwillevermeet


Marlee Finkelstein Pledge Class: Alpha Chi Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: Love and support Most prized possession: My ferret, Theodore One word that characterizes you: Lively


Caitlin Fogel Pledge Class: Alpha Chi Year Graduating: Spring 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: Best friends and the best times. Most prized possession: My laptop. One word that characterizes you: Loving.


Jessica Gruber Pledge Class: Alphi Chi Year Graduating: May 2010 What does sorority mean to you?: AEPhi has been such an amazing part of my past 3 years that I can’t even begin to pick a meaning associated with it. It has made my college experience so much fun and I have made real friends that I will be close with for the rest of my life and that means so much to me. Most prized possession: My pictures and journals One word that characterizes you: Passionate


Sarah Hutton Pledge Class: Alpha Chi Year Graduating: January 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: A group of girls who are all so different than me, yet at the same time also share so many things in common with me. Most prized possession: All my pictures from when I studied abroad. One word that characterizes you: Ambitious


Christiana Jackson Pledge Class: Alpha Chi Year Graduating: Spring 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: It’s pretty tough to put in words. It’s a huge part of my life. It means having someone to eat with when I’m starving after my 3:40 or someone to watch a movie on a weekend night instead of going out. It’s a giant group of best friends, but there’s still something more than that. It’s this bond between so many with so many different interests and backgrounds and yet no matter what, we’re all AEPhi. Most prized possession: My artwork One word that characterizes you: Scrumptulescent


Jessica Lawlor Pledge Class: Alpha Chi Year Graduating: May 2010 What does sorority mean to you?: Sorority means friendship, sisterhood and an unbreakable bond. Most prized possession: My computer One word that characterizes you: Motivated


Megan McCue Pledge Class: Alpha Chi Year Graduating: 2011 ?? (but seriously I have no idea) What does sorority mean to you?: The place in college that makes me feel home. Sisters to grow up with, teach you life lessons, and love you along the way. Countless memories. Somewhere I can always be myself. Most prized possession: Probably my stuffed bear-“bear bear� One word that characterizes you: Laughable


Jaclyn Murphy Pledge Class: Alpha Chi Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: To me, sorority means friendship and growth. aephi has given me friends that I know will be in my life for years and years after college. It gave me girls that I am proud to call my sisters and who I know will always be there for me no matter what. being an aephi has given me leadership skills and experiences that have helped me grow to be the person I am today. without aephi and my sisters I would be who I am. Most prized possession: Pictures One word that characterizes you: Dependable


Megan Quinn Pledge Class: Alpha Chi Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you? The sorority gave me a home away from home. Sports weren’t my thing but I wanted to feel a part of something. Sorority gave me that opportunity to feel connected with a bunch of girls even though we all had different interests and backgrounds. Most prized possession: My Babci (grandmom) just passed away and we were very close. When I was younger she gave me a stuffed animal that has been basically everywhere with me. Along with that, right after she passed away I received a ring of hers that she had since she was 10 years old. These two items are a reminder of her and what type of woman she was. I have been told I am a lot like her and with those items she gave me, I will do my best to make her proud. One word that characterizes you: Enthusiastic


Chapter 4: Alpha Psi


Faris Algeo Pledge Class: Alpha Psi Year Graduating: Questionable, but 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: The sorority is a place for me to be myself and to challenge myself. It has forced me to come out of my comfort zone and do things I wouldn’t have done before with people that I probably wouldn’t have even had the chance to meet otherwise. Most prized possession: My bed. One word that characterizes you: Zesty


Erica Eckhaus Pledge Class: Alpha Psi Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: To me sorority is about having people you can count on no matter what the situation is. Having people to talk to, confide in, and lean on when things are hard. Its about making the best memories with people who you are proud to call your sisters. Most prized possession: My computer! One word that characterizes you: Ambitious


Rebecca Hollerbach Pledge Class: Alpha Psi Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: Girls who will always be there for you and support you no matter what. Most prized possession: John Lennon, cat. One word that characterizes you: Creative


Kacee Hwang Pledge Class: Alpha Psi Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: It means trust and being able to lean on my sisters for help without even asking. Most prized possession: Chapstick One word that characterizes you: “Reliable�


Lydia Marsh Pledge Class: Alpha Psi Year Graduating: Spring 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: Sorority means friendship and common ideals. Most prized possession: My high school class ring. One word that characterizes you: Loyal


Katie Runkle Pledge Class: Alpha Psi Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: Friends and sisters that I never had, It especially means someone to talk to when I need advice or just a friend to eat lunch with on campus. Along with developing new friends/ sisters I have learned things such as how to be a leader and how to create successful time management. Most prized possession: My car. If I didn’t have my car I would never be able to go anywhere! Also my phone! One word that characterizes you: Outgoing


Ali Stalfa Pledge Class: Alpha Psi Year Graduating: Fall 2010 What does sorority mean to you?: Everlasting friendship and countless memories. Most prized possession: A necklace my Grandma gave me and LETTERS! One word that characterizes you: RIDICULOUS


PJ Toy Pledge Class: Alpha Psi Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: When life knocks me down, a sister is always there to make me laugh and smile, doing whatever it takes to help me get back on my feet and expecting nothing in return. Most prized possession: My memory box – It holds letters, pictures and objects from the moments in life that I sometimes forget about, but always will/want to remember. One word that characterizes you: Capable


Chapter 5: Alpha Omega


Emily Ascani Pledge Class: Alpha Omega Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: AEPhi means to me, friendships and memories that will be with me for the rest of my life. Most prized possession: Friends & family One word that characterizes you: Responsible


Samantha Craig Pledge Class: Alpha Omega Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: It means not only girls you can lean on, but girls you can turn to at any hour for anything you need. Most prized possession: Its not tangible, but feeling love and being loved in return One word that characterizes you: Honest


Samantha Earhart Pledge Class: Alpha Omega Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: Everlasting friendship. Most prized possession: Diamond ring given to me by my mom and grandmother One word that characterizes you: Bubbley


Alexa Ewton Pledge Class: Alpha Omega Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: It is knowing that I always have someone to hang out with and it means life longs friends. Most prized possession: My Family One word that characterizes you: Happy


Amy Hayton Pledge Class: Alpha Omega Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: Friends who are always up for anything at any time. Most prized possession: Pictures One word that characterizes you: Insomniac


Jennifer Lamb Pledge Class: Alpha Omega Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: Best Friends Evaaa Most prized posession: Ring from my Mom. One word that characterizes you: Fun!


Kaitlin Livezey Pledge Class: Alpha Omega Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: Friendship, in the most unique places. AEPhi is a group of girls that I can count on and that support me throughout my college life and into the future. Most prized possession: My most prized possession would have to be my mac laptop. I could go anywhere with that thing, and it never fails me or let me down. One word that characterizes you: Enthusiatic


Ashley Mamenko Pledge Class: Alpha Omega Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: A sisterhood where girls can come together to talk, do philanthropy work, and have fun. Most prized possession: A necklace my parents gavev me when I graduated high school. One word that characterizes you: Outgoing


Jillian Marshall Pledge Class: Alpha Omega Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: Everything, my sisters and the activities that we do are everything to me. Most prized possession: My sex ring my step dad gave me on accident One word that characterizes you: Weird?? Idk


Jaclyn McKeown Pledge Class: Alpha Omega Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: Sorority means close friendship, responsibilities, learning experiences, and networking. Most prized possession: Sadly my cell phone One word that characterizes you: Legitn


Marissa Parry Pledge Class: Alpha Omega Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: 80 girls who love me even when I wear my ugly pink coat. Most prized possession: My pink coat. One word that characterizes you: Sassy.


Meagan Prescott Pledge Class: Alpha Omega Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: Sorority means a place I can feel comfortable, learn from others, grow as an individual, and mostly enjoy life to the fullest. Most prized possession: My most prized possession is a jewelry box my father made for me when I was five, the first time i got lost, that has a compass engraved in it so I can always find my way home. One word that characterizes you: Encouraging


Karoline Recek Pledge Class: Alpha Omega Year Graduating: 2011? What does sorority mean to you?: Leadership, dedication, and everlasting friendship Most prized possession: My blanket that I sleep with every night. I just cannot bring myself to get rid of it, or put it in the closet. It’s security. One word that characterizes you: Strong


Noelle Roby Pledge Class: Alpha Omega Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?:It means friendship and support. I know that if I need someone to talk to I always have my sisters. I dont know what i’d do without my little. Most prized possession: It would have to be the rings that I wear. I wear the same 4 all the time, they were given to me by important peole in my life so I never take them off. One word that characterizes you: Mysterious


Hedda Schmitt Pledge Class: Alpha Omega Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: Leadership and Lifelong friends, finding out who you really are. Most prized possession: n/a One word that characterizes you: Empathy


Lauren Sim Pledge Class: Alpha Omega Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: Sorority is a sense of sisterhood, something that you don’t understand until you are a part of it. The life-long friends and sisters that you find are one of the great assets of your life. Sorority life has changed my experience in college in ways that I never could understand, I can’t imagine being at Temple without AEPhi. Most prized possession: Jewelry left to me from relatives that have passed away. It’s a great way to remember someone and I love jewelry so it’s pretty much always on me. One word that characterizes you: Loyal


Teresa Smith Pledge Class: Alpha Omega Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: To me it means family, close friends and loyalty. Most prized possession: It’s a tie between my laptop and my camera. One word that characterizes you: Personable


Chapter 6: Epsilon Alpha


Keeva Butler Pledge Class: Epsilon Alpha Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: A bond of sisterhood that can not be described. It is group of girls that will be there to support you through the laughter, tears, and just everyday life; it is a family. Most prized possession: Memories One word that characterizes you: Dedicated


Barbara Greco Pledge Class: Epsilon Alpha Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: The sorority means so much to me. I never thought I would find a group of friends like I have found. After I graduate I’m not sure what I will do without being in the sorority. Most prized possession: My pearl necklace/ AEPhi sunglassessss One word that characterizes you: Happy


Samantha Kelly Pledge Class: Epsilon Alpha Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: Sisterhood Most prized possession: My cell phone One word that characterizes you: Passionate


Deidra Miles Pledge Class: Epsilon Alpha Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: It means meeting five of my best friends and having the best big sister I could have asked for. Most prized possession: A picture of me and my dad as a tot. One word that characterizes you: Spunky


Paige Mooney Pledge Class: Epsilon Alpha Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: Having the best “sissys�. Most prized possession: My cat! One word that characterizes you: Compassionate


Michelle Perozze Pledge Class: Epsilon Alpha Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: Sorority means lifelong frienships and always having a shoulder to cry on. Most prized possession: My memories One word that characterizes you: Friendly


Rebecca Witmer Pledge Class: Epsilon Alpha Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: Having a group of people I can have fun with while helping the community. Most prized possession: My bookbag because I bring it everywhere and put everything in it. One word that characterizes you: Sarcastic


Chapter 7: Epsilon Beta


Monica Bishop Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: Someone always being there for you and having your back through the hard times, not only friendships for life but also girls I can call my best friends and family. Most prized possession: My cat One word that characterizes you: Adventerous


Katrina Brooks Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta Year Graduating: May 2013 What does sorority mean to you?: An opportunity to develop valuable relationships that will last years after i graduate. It has provided me with the opportunity to develop both personal and professional skills that will be beneficial in the future. Most prized possession: Mr. Bear One word that characterizes you: Fabulous


Chelsea Campbell Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta Year Graduating: May 2013 What does sorority mean to you?: A new family Most prized possession: Old pictures One word that characterizes you: Sociable


Jean Dees Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta! Year Graduating: I should be 2012 but since I transferred and changed my major who knows! What does sorority mean to you?: Happiness! Most prized possession: Mr. Bear, the bear my father gave to me the day I was born. One word that characterizes you: Phierce


Carolina Dudzinski Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: The sorority gives me a place to belong. I graduated from a very small school and coming to Temple was a huge culture shock. I feel like I was lost until I joined. The girls have become my family, our house and the houses of sisters are like home. The sorority has helped me make my own place in the huge society that is Temple University. Most prized possession: My Family One word that characterizes you: Real


Charlotte Gonwa Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: Something so much more than getting involved, socializing with other Greeks, and having a blast (all of which we do), it’s a sisterhood and a bond that can’t be explained. Most prized possession: My northface backpack... My life is in there haha

One word that characterizes you: Enthusiastic


Alexa Guarni Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: That there will always be someone there for me, in any situation. Most prized possession: My diamond ring that was my grandmothers. My mom also has the same one. One word that characterizes you: sarcasticlyfunny (one word ? haha)


Andrea Guevara Pledge Class: Epsilon BETA! Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: It means knowing that no matter what I am going through or what I need I know I will always have a sister or two :) there by my side. It means having other people understand how important they are to me and me to them and at the end of the day, no matter what is going on with any of us, we still care for each other and want the absolute best for each other. It means knowing I no longer have to have my own back. :) Most prized possession: So my most prized beat up possession is my beautiful blue 95 Honda Accord. Without it i wouldnt be able to get around as much as I do. I wouldnt be able to have the choice to explore the world via the road of course. :) One word that characterizes you: Vibrant


Megan Hood Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: Sorority means fun Most prized possession: Posessions can be replaced One word that characterizes you: Independent


Mandy Kistler Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta Year Graduating: Should be 2012‌ haha What does sorority mean to you?: Sorority means reaching out to the community and doing things for others that one would not normally do by themselves; being in a sorority helps to push you accomplish bigger things in life. Most prized possession: I try not to value objects, so my most prized possession is being able to dance

One word that characterizes you: deep


Moranda Lavasani Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta Year Graduating: Never What does sorority mean to you?: Army Most prized possession: My Nephew One word that characterizes you: Unique


Robin McDowell Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta

Year Graduating: May 2012

What does sorority mean to you?: Always having a friend Most prized possession: Chase Utley signed baseball

One word that characterizes you: Considerate


Shivon Ramadhin Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: A sense of belonging, lifelong friends, and support in whatever I do Most prized possession: My Car One word that characterizes you: Unstoppable


Chasady Rodriguez Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta Year Graduating: May 2011 What does sorority mean to you?: People you can be yourself around and they still love you no matter what <3 Most prized possession: Pair of diamond earrings given to me by my mom One word that characterizes you: Genuine


Sophie Rumbelow Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta Year Graduating: May 2013 What does sorority mean to you?: Sisterhood, love, friendships, and a really fun time! Most prized possession: David Beckham poster! One word that characterizes you: Sarcastic


Lexi Seitchik Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta Year Graduating: May 2013 (hopefully) What does sorority mean to you?: Sorority means having a kind of family i’ve never had before. I have 93 girls i call my sisters. Most prized possession: My blackberry because with out it, I’d be very out of touch with everyone. Also, it keeps me on top of things. I’d be a mess without it. One word that characterizes you: Fun-loving


Jamie Walters Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta Year Graduating: May 2012 What does sorority mean to you?: Sorority to me means, Leadership, Friendship, Life lessons and Bonds that can never be broken. Most prized possession: My pictures.

One word that characterizes you: Loyal


Ashley Zernich Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta Year Graduating: May 2013 What does sorority mean to you?: Always having a friend to turn to in any situation and never having to feel alone. Most prized possession: My brain. (No but seriously, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d rather have nothing and keep this, then have any material possession but not be myself!) One word that characterizes you: Compassionate


Hannah Zinner Pledge Class: Epsilon Beta Year Graduating: May 2013 What does sorority mean to you?: Friendship Most prized possession: Iphone One word that characterizes you: Weird


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IDENTITIES: The Faces Behind Alpha Epsilon Phi  

The Girls of AEPHI