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The e-Newsletter for sisters and friends of Phi Sigma Sigma March 2010

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Expand Your Phi Sig Life | Letter from the Grand Archon
"Reap the fullest benefits of your membership by taking advantage of all that it has to offer you. ... No matter your age, Phi Sig can make your life even better." Read more >
5 Things Every Sister Should Know about Phi Sig
Got 2 minutes? Learn exactly how our sisterhood benefits you
Alumnae engagementWhether you graduated from college last year or 50 years ago, there are plenty of opportunities for Phi Sigma Sigma members to stay actively engaged in our international sisterhood. Here are the top 5 ways today's alumnae members keep strong ties with Phi Sig - enhancing their own lives while helping to create a sorority that's truly a lifetime experience for all members.  Read more >
▲ BONUS: Fun Facebook game and updated terminology for alumnae

Foundation GOLD ProgramJoin the GOLD Team!
A new program for young alumnae
If you graduated in the not-too-distant past, here's an excellent, easy way to recapture what you loved about Phi Sig in college and make a real difference in the lives of women and the world around you. Read more >

Jodi R. R. SmithMove over, Miss Manners (if you please)
Etiquette expert Jodi R. R. Smith lives the dream
When you're quoted in Martha Stewart Living as an authority on manners that matter, you know you've hit the big time. And, indeed, our sister has done just that - which is why, if you haven't yet heard of her, we're sure you will, sooner than later. Read more >

Gamma Nu Chapter at Rutgers New BrunswickWELCOME GAMMA NU! Our colonization at Rutgers University-New Brunswick this spring has exceeded all expectations - with more than 100 women pinned, the Johnson Mansion secured for their housing, and much more. Diokete Hupsala!
Seen & Heard | Quick links to 'Phi Significant' Sister News

Zelda RubinsteinWorld-famous actress ZELDA RUBINSTEIN, best known as the diminutive clairvoyant in Steven Spielberg's 1982 blockbuster movie Poltergeist, has died at age 76 following complications related to a heart attack. She was a sister of our Iota Chapter at University of Pittsburgh, initiated in 1952.

Katie VlietstraKATIE VLIETSTRA (Epsilon Delta - Chapman University) has been elected president of the Women Under Forty Political Action Committee (WUFPAC), a nonpartisan group in Washington, D.C., dedicated to expanding the roles of women in state and federal government.

Ashleigh HuntThough she didn't win The Bachelor (in fact, the series just ended), ASHLEIGH HUNT (Gamma Kappa - Towson University) wins roses from sisters and fans alike for being a class act on the show among 25 contestants. A mass communications graduate, she works as a national account manager.

Erin Sekerak

ERIN SEKERAK (Theta Gamma - Gannon University) earns kudos for her contribution to the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors' monthly newsletter, Essentials. Her article (available to AFA members only - but, trust us, a good read), was entitled, "The Working Millennials: Are They Taking Over the World Yet?"

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Apply Now! | Awards and Scholarships ~ Deadlines in April 2010
Applications now available for accolades and financial aid
Phi Sig Awards & Honors 2010It's that time of year when our Fraternity prepares to bestow awards and honors to outstanding sisters (due April 1), and our Foundation distributes tens of thousands of dollars in scholarships and grants (due April 10). Learn more below!

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Back Story | Orianne Greene: Portland's famous Good Samaritan
An exclusive interview with the sister who made global headlines
Orianne GreeneWhat started as a routine day turned out to be anything but for ORIANNE GREENE (Beta Omega - Portland State University), a sister who quickly earned international acclaim for being herself by showing kindness to strangers when a father and young son were abruptly separated in public. And it was all caught on tape.

Read her incredible, inspirational story here >
Chapter Spotlight | How Delta Delta keeps the Phi Sig flame alive
Delta Delta at Linfield College
Our sisters at Linfield College near the coast of Oregon are thousands of miles away from our fraternal home. Yet, you'd be hard-pressed to find a chapter internationally that's more dedicated and motivated to succeed. Read more >

Phi Sig Pride | Skate break for sisterhood bonding
Iota Mu - Ice Skating Social
Just in time to honor the winter Olympics, here we see sisters of our Iota Mu Chapter at University of New Haven pausing from their skate odyssey to demonstrate our "love in the pyramid" hand sign. Says Heather Peck, Iota Mu founder: "We were enjoying an ice skating social with the Delta Chi fraternity!" Sounds like fun!

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In This Issue
Top 5 Things EVERY
Sister Should Know
* PLUS: Go for GOLD!
Sister News
Awards & Scholarships
Photo of the month
* Sister Loyalty Program *

* Sister Loyalty * Program

Sister Loyalty Program

Calling all sisters! Here's an easy way you can proclaim your love of, and loyalty to, the best sisterhood around!

2010 Applications

Awards & Scholarships

Be sure to nominate a sister or Greek leader (even yourself) for Fraternity awards - and remember grants and scholarships are available to collegians and grad students, too! Apply today!

Awards & Honors

Scholarships & Grants

Get Involved!
Alumnae Volunteers

Alumnae engagement

Learn various ways to reconnect with Phi Sig at a level that works for you!
Consider becoming a volunteer advisor to our women and their chapters!

Learn about Volunteering

Be a Chapter Advisor

Leadership Conference Programming Chairman

Investment Committee Members

Other Opportunities

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