For Immediate Release
August 11, 2016
Indianapolis, IN –Alpha Xi Delta women’s Fraternity proudly accepted an invitation to begin a new chapter at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in the fall of 2016.
“We are proud to partner with Cal Poly Pomona to create a new chapter and look forward to establishing our sixth active collegiate chapter in California. The campus community is thriving, and we know the addition of Alpha Xi Delta at Cal Poly Pomona will complement this already flourishing environment," said Elysia Gallivan, Alpha Xi Delta National Executive Director.
Alpha Xi Delta staff and volunteers will visit campus in the coming weeks to meet with campus administrators and key student leaders. A full, Fraternity-coordinated colonization effort will occur in October 2016, followed by a five-year period of extra care as this new chapter’s success is fostered and assured. Alpha Xi Delta will be the fifth National Panhellenic Conference sorority at Cal Poly Pomona.
Located in Southern California., Cal Poly Pomona is a public polytechnic institution, which enrolls 22,384 students, 40 percent of which are female. It offers more than 60 majors and degree programs in eight academic colleges such as Agriculture, Business Administration, Hospitality, Education and Integrative Studies, Engineering, Environmental Design, Arts and Sciences. For more information please visit the university's website at cpp.edu.
About Alpha Xi Delta
Founded in 1893 at Lombard College, now Knox College, in Galesburg, Illinois, Alpha Xi Delta inspires women to realize their potential by providing opportunities for Sisterhood, leadership, knowledge and service. The national women’s fraternity has more than 160,000 initiated members and chapters on 128 college campuses. For more information on Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity, visit www.alphaxidelta.org.