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  • 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 »

  • Alpha Xi Delta Names 2009 Women of Distinction

    Wednesday, June 24, 2009

    Indianapolis - Mary Josie Cain Blanchard, Dayna Trembly Hilton and Mary Kathryne "Kacy" Caussin Wiedebusch have been named the 2009 Women of Distinction by Alpha Xi Delta Women's Fraternity. This award honors alumnae members who provide outstanding service to their communities, attain eminent achievement within their profession and are widely... more »

  • Alpha Xi Deltas to Visit Capitol Hill

    Thursday, April 16, 2009

    Indianapolis - Four collegiate members of Alpha Xi Delta will travel to Capitol Hill next week to meet with congressional leaders to discuss the importance of the Collegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act. The members attending are Samantha Nicolle of Zeta Xi Chapter at Auburn University, Melissa Sabatier of Theta Xi Chapter at Florida International... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta to Join San José State University Greek Community

    Monday, April 13, 2009

    Indianapolis, IN - The National Council of Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity proudly announced today that the sorority received and accepted an invitation to colonize at San José State University, located in San José, California. Alpha Xi Delta will join the university's already thriving Greek community, with this colonization marking the 32nd... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta Partners with Autism Speaks to Raise Awareness and Funds for Critical Research

    Thursday, April 2, 2009

    Indianapolis - Alpha Xi Delta, one of the nation's oldest women's fraternities, announced today its new philanthropic partnership with Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization. The sorority and its more than 135,000 members across the country will work to raise autism awareness and financial support for Autism... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta Installs Chapter at University of Illinois

    Saturday, March 14, 2009

    Champaign, IL - Nearly two years after receiving the invitation to return to the University of Illinois, Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity proudly installed its Kappa Chapter on campus. The installation marked the chapter's official return to Alpha Xi Delta's Sisterhood and saw the initiation of 110 new collegiate members and four new alumnae members. Alpha Xi... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta Foundation Announces LeaderShape Institute Grant Recipient

    Thursday, March 12, 2009

    Alpha Xi Delta Foundation is pleased to announce the 2009 LeaderShape Institute Grant has been awarded to Riley Pennington from Alpha Xi Delta's Theta Beta Chapter at Sonoma State University. "The Alpha Xi Delta Foundation is pleased to support this outstanding woman in realizing her leadership potential," said Kendra Becker Lewis, Development... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta to Install Kappa Chapter at University of Illinois

    Monday, February 2, 2009

    Alpha Xi Delta will install its Kappa Chapter at the Unversity of Illinois on March 14. The Kappa Chapter will consist of over 120 new members, including four legacies. For more information on the Installation celebration weekend, click here. Alpha Xi Delta became the sixth sorority on the University of Illinois campus when it installed its Kappa... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta Celebrates Badge Day

    Tuesday, January 27, 2009

    Alpha Xi Delta and all 26 member organization of the National Panhellenic Conference will celebrate International Badge Day on March 2. This is an annual event during which all sorority women everywhere honor their fraternal affiliations by wearing their badges or letters. The theme this year is "Keep Your Fraternal Experience Close to Your... more »

  • NPC Executive Officers, including Alpha Xi Delta Jane Sutton, highlighted in major newspapers

    Thursday, December 4, 2008

    National Panhellenic Treasurer and Alpha Xi Delta, Jane Sutton, is featured as a guest contributor in the Miami Herald addressing the need for anti-hazing education. Click here to view the full news article. National Panhellenic Conference Chairman, Julie Cain Burkhard is interviewed by USA TODAY regarding philanthropy and how groups donate their time... more »

  • The National Panhellenic Conference launches "The Sorority Life"

    Monday, November 24, 2008

    The National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) has launched "The Sorority Life", a website aimed at changing common stereotypes, misperceptions and attitudes of Greek life. It is geared toward 16 to 18 year old women and designed to help them make educated choices when it comes to joining the Greek community. To subscribe to the enewsletter, click... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta Announces New Director of Member Services

    Friday, November 14, 2008

    Indianapolis - Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity announced today the addition of Tracy Kleinschmidt Osborne to staff as the Director of Member Services. She will assume her duties on December 1. Osborne, an initiate of Alpha Xi Delta's Beta Theta Chapter at Michigan State University, is a longtime volunteer and former Educational Leadership Consultant for... more »

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    Monday, November 10, 2008

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  • Alpha Xi Delta Welcomes New Members at University of Illinois

    Monday, September 29, 2008

    Champaign, IL -Alpha Xi Delta welcomed 128 new members yesterday at the University of Illinois in a ceremony at the sorority's new home at 1004 South Second Street. The new members represent Alpha Xi Delta's official return to the campus after an absence of more than 12 years. "The recolonization of Alpha Xi Delta's chapter at the University of... more »

  • Alpha Xi Delta Names Elysia Balster Gallivan new National Executive Director

    Friday, September 26, 2008

    Indianapolis - The National Council of Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity announced today the selection of Elysia Balster Gallivan as the Fraternity's National Executive Director. The appointment is effective October 1. Gallivan, who has served with Alpha Xi Delta's headquarters staff for over 12 years, is currently the Fraternity's Director of Member Services.... more »