Purdue Alpha Chi Omega Initiation

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Founding Date
October 15th, 1885
Founding University
DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana
Our colors
Scarlet Red and Olive Green
Our flower
Red Carnation
Our open motto
Together let us seek the heights
Describe the origin of our badge
The lyre was the first musical instrument played by the gods on Mt. Olympus and thus is in keeping with the founders' musical interest.
Describe the origin of our name
Alpha — the first fraternity in the School of Music Omega — founding possibly the last such fraternity Kai or Chi — meaning "and"
Name our founders
Anna Allen, Olive Burnett, Bertha Deniston, Amy DuBois, Nellie Gamble, Bessie Grooms, and Estelle Leonard
Founders Day
October 15
Hera day
March 1
What is Hera day?
A day for Alpha Chi Omegas to give personal service for the happiness and well-being of others (day of service)
When is McDowell month?
Why do we celebrate MacDowell month?
To show Alpha Chi Omega's support of the fine arts and intellectual development
What is Alpha Chi Omega's number one altruism?
The Alpha Chi Omega Foundation
What are Alpha Chi's membership standards?
Academic Interest , Character, Leadership Ability, Personal Development, Financial Responsibility
How long does a member wear her badge?
As long as she is in good standing with the fraternity
What is the name of our Province Collegiate chair?
Erin Weesner
Name other schools in our province
Depauw University (alpha) Purdue (alpha beta) Butler (alpha chi) Ball State (gamma mu) Indiana (alpha mu) Indiana State (epsilon omicron)
How many Alpha Chi Omega collegiate chapters and colonies are there?
Who is our National President?
Angela Castley Harris
Who is our current Executive Director?
Katie Lampinen Gaffin
Where is our headquarters located?
Indianapolis, Indiana
What is the legislative body of Alpha Chi Omega?
National Convention
Where can you find the Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, Heritage, and Policies of Alpha Chi Omega?
The governing documents and policies of AXO
What documents govern our collegiate chapter?
Chapter bylaws and house rules
List the letters of the Greek alphabet
Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon, Zeta, Eta, Theta, Iota, Kappa, Lambda, Mu, Nu, Xi, Omicron, Pi, Rho, Sigma, Tau, Upsilon, Phi, Chi, Psi, Omega
Name the body composed of women's social fraternities
Panhellenic Association
Name the other sororities at your school
Alpha Gamma Delta, Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Xi Delta, Alpha Phi, Alpha Omicron Pi, Chi Omega, Delta Delta Delta, Delta Gamma, Delta Zeta, Gamma Phi Beta, Kappa Delta, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Phi Mu, Pi Beta Phi, Sigma Kappa, Zeta Tau Alpha, Phi Sigma Rho, Sigma Alpha, and Sigma Delta Tau
When was our chapter chartered?
April 26th, 1918
What is our chapter name?
Alpha Beta