News Articles

  • Statement on Miami University Chapter

    Thursday, May 13, 2010

    Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity is saddened by the inappropriate behavior that recently occurred at our Zeta Nu Chapter's function at the Freedom Center. The poor judgment and actions that some individuals displayed showed not only little respect for the facility but for themselves. We extend our apologies to the Freedom Center for this incident. Alpha Xi... more »

  • Alpha Xi Deltas Visit Capitol Hill

    Tuesday, April 20, 2010

    Indianapolis - Collegiate members of Alpha Xi Delta travel to Capitol Hill today to meet with congressional leaders to discuss the importance of the Collegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act. The members attending this year are Lauren Mushrush of Tau Chapter at the University of New Hampshire, Tobi Richards of Iota Omicron Chapter at San Jose State... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta to Observe World Autism Awareness Day

    Wednesday, March 31, 2010

    Indianapolis - Representatives of Alpha Xi Delta will observe World Autism Awareness Day in New York City with Autism Speaks. The national women's fraternity announced its philanthropic partnership with Autism Speaks on World Autism Awareness Day last year. The group will kick off its observation of World Autism Awareness Day by attending a United Nations... more »

  • World Autism Awareness Day is Friday, April 2

    Monday, March 29, 2010

    All Alpha Xi Deltas are encouraged to show their pride in our partnership with Autism Speaks and work to raise autism awareness during the month of April. College chapters and alumnae associations from coast to coast will be observing World Autism Awareness Month in April and World Autism Awareness Day on Friday, April 2. Members are encouraged to... more »

  • Put Your Heart First - At Any Age

    Friday, March 5, 2010

    February was American Heart Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease and stroke. We urge our members to read "Put Your Heart First - At Any Age," the story of a young alumna of Alpha Phi who suffered a heart attack at the age of 21. Alpha Xi Delta encourages all our members to learn the symptoms and risk factors associated with a... more »

  • Autism Speaks Features Alpha Xi Delta as National Top Team

    Tuesday, February 16, 2010

    Alpha Xi Delta is currently featured on Walk Now for Autism Speaks websites as a National Top Team. The sorority earned the honor by raising over $150,000 nationwide in 2009 for Autism Speaks. The 2010 Walk Now for Autism Speaks sites for each walk now display a link to "Top Supporters" which includes Alpha Xi Delta. To find a Walk event in your area,... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta Awarded NPC Foundation Scholarship

    Monday, February 15, 2010

    Alpha Xi Delta is pleased to announce that the National Panhellenic Conference Foundation has awarded the 2010-2011 Alpha Phi/Betty Mullins Jones Scholarship to Joelle Fundaro. Joelle is a member of Alpha Xi Delta's Theta Eta Chapter at Western Michigan University. The scholarship, given by Alpha Phi Foundation, is in memory of Betty Mullins Jones and... more »

  • Class of 2010 Senior Challenge Participants Raise More than $5,000

    Thursday, February 11, 2010

    Congratulations, seniors! Alpha Xi Delta is proud of our seniors who have chosen to begin leaving a legacy to their future Alpha Xi Delta Sisters. 250 members from 40 chapters across the country raised $5,150 in the Class of 2010 Senior Challenge. Chapters with 100% Participation: Beta Mu, Bowling Green State University Delta Mu, Old Dominion... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta Accepting Applications for National Directors Network Volunteers

    Friday, February 5, 2010

    Alpha Xi Delta is now accepting applications for those interested in joining the National Directors Network (NDN). The NDN is comprised of talented women who serve as volunteers in roles of their expertise. View all available positions. Please submit your application by February 22. Alpha Xi Delta always needs volunteers in numerous areas of service.... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta Mourns Loss of Delta Psi Chapter Sister

    Wednesday, February 3, 2010

    Alpha Xi Delta is saddened to announce the passing of our Sister, Christina Marie Eppel. She entered Chapter Eternal last week after a battle with cancer. Christina was in her junior year and a member of the Delta Psi Chapter at Texas State University. She was initiated in 2008 at her hospital bedside by chapter Sisters. Christina was a gift to our... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta Installs Chapter at San Jose State University

    Sunday, January 24, 2010

    San Jose, CA - Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity proudly installed its Iota Omicron Chapter on the San Jose State University campus today. The event included the initiation of 45 new collegiate members and two new alumnae members. With the Installation of Iota Omicron Chapter, Alpha Xi Delta now boasts 113 college chapters nationwide. Alpha Xi Delta held an... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta to Install Iota Omicron Chapter at San Jose State University

    Wednesday, January 20, 2010

    Alpha Xi Delta will install its Iota Omicron Chapter at San Jose State University on January 24. The Iota Omicron Chapter will consist of 45 new members. and two new alumnae members. For more information on the Installation celebration weekend, click here. Alpha Xi Delta is the 6th NPC sorority on the campus and accepted the invitation to colonize its... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta Raises More than $120,000 in Support of Autism Speaks

    Friday, December 11, 2009

    On World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2009, Alpha Xi Delta proudly announced its new philanthropy partnership with Autism Speaks. With 112 college chapters, 130 alumnae associations and nearly 135,000 members from coast to coast, Alpha Xi Delta was looking to support a cause that would have a personal connection to its members; support the sorority's... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta to offer new jeweled Quill badges

    Friday, September 25, 2009

    Diamonds, pearls...and sapphires? Yes, sapphires! You can now purchase Quill badges with stunning new jeweled options, which were approved by the voting delegates at this summer's National Convention. In addition to pearls and diamonds, the new Quill badges, custom made by Herff-Jones, feature aquamarine jewels, pink rose, yellow and dark blue... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta raises $5,000 for Autism Speaks at Southeast Missouri State University

    Thursday, September 24, 2009

    The Gamma Nu Chapter of Alpha Xi Delta at Southeast Missouri State University hosted a walk on their campus and raised $5,000 to support Autism Speaks™! Click here to read more about this successful event....

  • Alpha Xi Delta Foundation Awards Funds to Autism Speaks

    Thursday, July 16, 2009

    Indianapolis - The Alpha Xi Delta Foundation proudly awarded Autism Speaks, Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity's philanthropic partner, with a $10,000 donation at the Fraternity's 48th National Convention held in late June in Denver, Colorado. Over 450 Alpha Xi Delta Sisters were in attendance for the presentation held during the Fraternity's philanthropy... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta Announces 2009-2011 National Council

    Thursday, July 16, 2009

    Indianapolis - Alpha Xi Delta Sisters from across the country proudly announced the 2009-2011 National Council at the Fraternity's 48th National Convention held June 24 through 28, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Leading Alpha Xi Delta during the next biennium are: President: Deanna Wollam Detchemendy, Delta Rho Chapter, California State... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta partnership featured on

    Monday, July 6, 2009

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  • Outstanding Seniors Receive Quackenbush Award

    Saturday, June 27, 2009

    Indianapolis - Katherine Knight, Marietta '05, Samantha Nicolle, Auburn '06, and Devin O'Connor, Dartmouth '06, received the 2009 Quackenbush Award, the Fraternity's most prestigious individual collegiate-member honor. The award is named after Elizabeth Roberts Quackenbush, Ohio State '23, who held numerous Alpha Xi Delta offices, displayed dedication to... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta Announces Penman Awards

    Saturday, June 27, 2009

    Indianapolis - Alpha Xi Delta awarded the Penman Award to Mary Leah Sutton, Michael Evink, Felix Schumburg and Scott Wirtz at their National Convention in Denver. The award recognizes non-members for their outstanding service to Alpha Xi Delta. "Alpha Xi Delta is fortunate to have many friends who give of their time and talent in service to our... more »