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NATIONAL PRESS RELEASES: Theta Nu Xi

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I'm going to be posting national press releases here including backdated ones.

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HUNDREDS OF SORORITY WOMEN GATHER IN ALBUQUERQUE
FOR ANNUAL CONVENTION

Members of Multicultural Sorority Visit New Mexico for a Weekend of Business and Fellowship

Albuquerque, NM – August 2008 – Women from all walks of life will converge upon Albuquerque, NM from September 4-7 for the 10th Annual Convention of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. Business meetings, educational and professional seminars, personal development and social activities, and service to the Albuquerque community comprise the weekend event.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Mary Molina Mescall, the Executive Director of the New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women. Her remarks to a diverse audience of sorority women will center on empowering women and navigating life transitions. Convention-goers will also observe presentations by five organizations with hopes of becoming the sorority’s new national philanthropy and gaining access to dedicated funding and hundreds of volunteers. Those organizations represented include Girls Action Network, Girls for a Change, National Association for Multicultural Education, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Women for Women International.

Ice cream lovers in the Albuquerque area are invited to percentage night at Coldstone Creamery on Thursday, September 4th from 6-9 PM. A portion of the proceeds go toward the Comadre A Comadre, a program hosted through the University of New Mexico’s College of Education and committed to empowering the lives of Hispanic/Latina women and their loved ones through advocacy, education, information, resources, and support about breast health and breast cancer.

Members of the community are also invited to attend the 2nd Annual Multicultural Showcase, “Enchanted ONEderland,” in the ballroom at the University of New Mexico on Friday, September 5th. Doors open at 7:30pm and admission is free.
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We have a new National Philanthropy!!!!!!

Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. Visits Land of Enchantment for Tenth Annual National Convention


Albuquerque, NM – September 7, 2008 – Members of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. close out a successful convention in Albuquerque, NM.

Chapel Hill, NC – At its tenth annual convention, RouteQNX: An Enchanted Journey, members of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. kicked-off the three day event with the Journey to GAP Lavender Luncheon. Graduate, Alumnae and Professional (GAP) women came together to celebrate the ways in which the Sorority's innovative GAP Program has changed lives. Following the luncheon, dozens of professional women attended the first ever GAP networking hour. "It was a privilege to be able to connect with other career-oriented women and share our experiences, successes, and insights with one another," said Sharon Cacurak (GAP Anchor Chapter).

The Second Annual Multicultural Showcase, An Enchanted ONEderland, in the ballroom at the University of New Mexico brought an end to day of planned events. Performances ranged from Bhangra dancing to spoken word. "It was a great sight to see all the chapters express their creativity in ways that uniquely defined themselves and at the same time conveyed the same message," said the Lambda Chapter.

During business meetings on Saturday, five organizations, Girls Action Network, Girls for a Change, National Association for Multicultural Education, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Women for Women International, presented their messages to the membership in hopes of being chosen as the new national philanthropy. "It was such a proud moment to see accomplished women from outside Theta Nu Xi excited and honored to be considered for our national philanthropy, " said Keitcha Royal (Xi Beta Chapter). Upon weighing the mutual benefits of aligning with each organization, the national delegation of the Sorority enthusiastically selected Girls for a Change, a national organization that empowers thousands of teen girls to create and lead social change, as the Sorority's new national philanthropy.

On Saturday night at the annual Butterfly Banquet and awards ceremony, Mary Molina Mescall, Executive Director of the New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women, presented to the membership a message of women's empowerment. Mescall, a 30-year public servant and women's advocate, addressed the inequalities that exist between women and men stating that "the glass ceiling has many cracks in it but it is still there." Her anecdotes and impassioned words were met with rousing applause and she was honored with a standing ovation when she concluded her remarks. Mescall has received numerous awards and recognitions for her work including the Governor's Distinguished Public Service Award, the City of Albuquerque Human Rights Bridge Award, YWCA Woman on the Move Award, NAACP Freedom Award, Governor's Award for Outstanding New Mexico Woman, the National LULAC Hispanic Woman's Hall of Fame, IMAGE de Nuevo Mexico Award, MANA Brindis Award, Hispanic Round Table Lifetime Achievement "Walking the Talk" Award and Soroptimist "Making a Difference for Woman" Award.

At the farewell breakfast on Sunday morning, four new National Board Members were sworn into office and Philadelphia, PA was announced as the location for Convention 2009. Many left Convention having been inspired to press forward with the challenging mission of the Sorority. "Learning that sisters are balancing law school, graduate school, families, work and life in general made me realize that the only limits that exist are the ones I place on myself," said Priscilla Suggs (Phi Chapter). "I am grateful to be a part of such a successful, beautiful sisterhood."

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Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. was founded on April 11, 1997, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a mission to promote leadership, multiculturalism, and self-improvement through academic excellence, involvement in and service to the campus and community, as well as being living examples of sisterhood across different races, cultures, religions, backgrounds, and lifestyles. To learn more about Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc., visit www.thetanuxi. org.

CONTACT: Delphine Andrews, Director of Communications, Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc., E-Mail: director_communicat ions@thetanuxi. org
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Introducing Girls For A Change

Chapel Hill, NC, United States, 10/14/2008 - Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. selected Girls For A Change (GFC) as its national philanthropy at the sorority’s 10th annual national convention in Albuquerque.

GFC is a national non-profit organization that empowers girls to create social change.

Whitney Smith, Co-CEO for GFC, said, “Theta Nu Xi is a leader in supporting multicultural community connections and nurturing women into leadership. We are incredibly honored to be chosen by Theta Nu Xi as their philanthropic partner. We feel that this is a perfect partnership that will greatly enrich the lives of the young women we serve.”

Founded in 1999, GFC is the only national organization exclusively focused on giving girls from low-income neighborhoods a voice by engaging them in social change. GFC provides girls with skills, support and resources to increase their self-confidence and self-efficacy by inviting them to identify, design and lead social change projects in partnership with women volunteers that address some of the most challenging issues facing their communities.

GFC empowers girls to speak up, to become decision makers, to solve problems and to create visionary change. By connecting them with professional women trained to serve as volunteer coaches, girls develop trusted relationships with powerful role models for civic engagement and women become strong advocates for the girls and their neighborhoods.

Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. was founded on April 11, 1997, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a mission to promote leadership, multiculturalism, and self-improvement through academic excellence, involvement in and service to the campus and community, as well as being living examples of sisterhood across different races, cultures, religions, backgrounds, and lifestyles.
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Congrats to the Alpha Zeta Colony!

Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. Announces Installation of Twenty-Seventh Undergraduate Colony

Boulder, CO – November 10, 2008 – The founders of the local chapter of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. introduced themselves today to the community during a public performance on the campus of the University of Colorado at Boulder.

The Sorority established its first Colorado-based undergraduate entity in a private ceremony on November 8, 2008. The Alpha Zeta Colony represents the twenty-seventh undergraduate installation of the national organization and joins forty-two undergraduate and Graduate, Alumnae and Professional (GAP) colonies and chapters which are maintained by over 800 initiated women.

The Alpha Zeta Colony’s seven founders of Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, African American, Mexican American and Taiwanese descent concluded a year-long effort to establish the colony at the University of Colorado at Boulder where they will seek to align with ten other minority Greek organizations comprising the Multicultural Greek Council. These ten organizations identify as historically Black, historically Latino/a, historically Asian and Gay/Bi-Sexual/Progressive.

The Alpha Zeta Colony of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. will become the first historically-multicultural Greek letter organization at the University and its members will promote multiculturalism and facilitate the movement from tolerance to deep respect for the beauty of difference through educational, cultural and social events.

Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. was founded on April 11, 1997, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a mission to promote leadership, multiculturalism, and self-improvement through academic excellence, involvement in and service to the campus and community, as well as being living examples of sisterhood across different races, cultures, religions, backgrounds, and lifestyles. To learn more about Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc., visit www.thetanuxi.org.
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Congrats to the Alpha Eta Colony!

Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. Announces Installation of Twenty-Eighth Undergraduate Colony

El Paso, TX – March 23, 2009 – The founders of the local chapter of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. introduced themselves today to the community during a public performance on the campus of the University of Texas at El Paso.

The Sorority established its fourth Texas-based undergraduate entity in a private ceremony on March 21, 2009. The Alpha Eta Colony represents the twenty-eighth undergraduate installation of the national organization and the forty-third entity among the organization’s undergraduate and Graduate, Alumnae and Professional (GAP) colonies and chapters which are maintained by over 800 initiated women.

The Alpha Eta Colony’s five founding members of Mexican-American, Filipino, Czechoslovakian and Native American descent concluded a year-and-a-half long effort to establish the colony at the University of Texas at El Paso where they will seek to align with the other minority Greek organizations comprising the Multi-Cultural Greek Council.

The Alpha Eta Colony of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. will become the first historically-multicultural national Greek letter organization at the University and its members will promote multiculturalism and facilitate the movement from tolerance to deep respect for the beauty of difference through educational, cultural and social events.

Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. was founded on April 11, 1997, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a mission to promote leadership, multiculturalism, and self-improvement through academic excellence, involvement in and service to the campus and community, as well as being living examples of sisterhood across different races, cultures, religions, backgrounds, and lifestyles. To learn more about Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc., visit www.thetanuxi.org.
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Congrats to the Alpha Theta Colony!

Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. Announces Installation of Twenty-Ninth Undergraduate Colony

Mahwah, NJ – April 5, 2009 – The founders of the local chapter of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. introduced themselves today to the community during a public performance on the campus of Ramapo College of New Jersey.

The Sorority established its second New Jersey-based undergraduate entity in a private ceremony on April 3, 2009. The Alpha Theta Colony represents the twenty-ninth undergraduate installation of the national organization and the forty-fourth entity among the organization’s undergraduate and Graduate, Alumnae and Professional (GAP) colonies and chapters which are maintained by over 800 initiated women.

The Alpha Theta Colony’s four founding members of Irish, Puerto Rican, Australian, Russian and Polish descent concluded a year-and-a-half long effort to establish the colony at Ramapo College of New Jersey where they will seek to align with eight other cultural and multicultural sororities and fraternities comprising the United Cultural Greek Council (UCGC).

Members of the Alpha Theta Colony of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. will promote multiculturalism and facilitate the movement from tolerance to deep respect for the beauty of difference through educational, cultural and social events.

Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. was founded on April 11, 1997, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a mission to promote leadership, multiculturalism, and self-improvement through academic excellence, involvement in and service to the campus and community, as well as being living examples of sisterhood across different races, cultures, religions, backgrounds, and lifestyles. To learn more about Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc., visit www.thetanuxi.org.
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Congrats to the Alpha Iota Colony

Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. Announces Installation of 30th Undergraduate Colony


Plattsburgh, NY, United States, 04/11/2010 - Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. welcomes new colony.

The founders of the local colony of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. introduced themselves today to the community during a public performance on the campus of the State University of New York at Plattsburgh (Plattsburgh State).

The Sorority established its third New York-based undergraduate entity in a private ceremony on April 10, 2010. The Alpha Iota Colony represents the 30th undergraduate installation of the national organization and the 45th entity among the organization’s undergraduate and Graduate, Alumnae and Professional (GAP) colonies and chapters, which are maintained by nearly 1,000 initiated women.

The Alpha Iota Colony’s six founding members of African-American, Puerto Rican, Bengali, Bamileke, Ghanaian, Nigerian, Dominican American, German and Polish descent concluded a two-year effort to establish the colony at the Plattsburgh State where they will seek to align with existing Greek organizations.

The Alpha Iota Colony of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. will become the first historically-multicultural national Greek letter organization at the University and its members will promote multiculturalism and facilitate the movement from tolerance to deep respect for the beauty of difference through educational, cultural and social events.

Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. (thetanuxi.org) was founded on April 11, 1997, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a mission to promote leadership, multiculturalism, and self-improvement through academic excellence, involvement in and service to the campus and community, as well as being living examples of sisterhood across different races, cultures, religions, backgrounds, and lifestyles.
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So much news coming out this week. Here we go...
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Convention 2011 Keynote Speaker (better late than never)

For Immediate Release
September 8, 2010


Kim Novak of NovakTalks to Deliver Keynote at 12th Annual National Convention
of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc.

Los Angeles, CA – More than 100 women coming together for the 12th annual national convention of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. will have an opportunity to participate in bystander intervention training facilitated by Kim Novak, a recognized national expert in student-focused risk management, hazing prevention and campus safety.

The convention, held from September 9 – 12, 2010, will provide a forum for the Sorority’s membership to reflect on the organization’s progress and growth over the preceding 13 years. This occasion will also mark the beginning of a focused, proactive initiative to educate the Sorority’s members on the legal and interpersonal import of risk management and bystander intervention.

Novak—an independent consultant for Campus Safety, Student Risk Management and Student Organization Development—has previously presented at national conferences and on college campuses around the country. She has served on the faculty of several nationally sponsored professional institutes including the National Interdisciplinary Hazing Intervention Institute, renamed the Kimberly Novak Hazing Prevention Institute in 2010 in her honor.

Novak, a former review board member of the U.S. Department of Education Higher Education Center for Alcohol Other Drug and Violence Prevention Review Group, currently serves as a Center Fellow. She maintains professional consulting partnerships with Margolis, Healy & Associates, LLC, an internationally recognized campus safety consulting team, as well as Symplicity, an award-winning organization that is reinventing information technology (IT) consulting.

At the upcoming convention, Novak will offer comprehensive workshops for the general membership. She will also train membership officers in bystander intervention and risk management methods, informing both membership intake and development, and day-to-day chapter operations.

Amanda Tomchak, national president of the Sorority expresses excitement “for the opportunity to have Ms. Novak educate [the] membership on such important issues.” Tomchak reflects further, “It is important that we take advantage of the fact that our organization is very young and become proactive in educating our members on serious topics such as risk management and hazing prevention. I am proud to lead Theta Nu Xi in this important initiative and am grateful to have Ms. Novak supporting our endeavor.”

Novak will deliver the keynote address at the Sorority’s 10th annual Butterfly Banquet on Saturday, integrating the message of her training workshops with the efforts of the Sorority’s national administration to present the new initiative in a positive and motivating way.

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Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. was founded on April 11, 1997, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a mission to promote leadership, multiculturalism, and self-improvement through academic excellence, involvement in and service to the campus and community, as well as being living examples of sisterhood across different races, cultures, religions, backgrounds, and lifestyles. To learn more about Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. visit www.thetanuxi.org.

CONTACT: Rashida Rawls, Director of Communications, Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc., e-mail: director_communications@thetanuxi.org
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Theta Nu Xi Regionalizes

For Immediate Release
September 13, 2010


Major Structural Change Sanctioned at 12th Annual National Convention
of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc.


Los Angeles, CA – Voting members of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. have enacted the most significant structural change to the 13–year–old organization since the ratification of its founding constitution.

At the Sorority’s 12th annual national convention this past weekend, September 9–12, a delegation of undergraduate and Graduate, Alumnae and Professional (GAP) chapter representatives approved the final stage
of a three–year effort to establish a regionalized internal structure.

The purpose of regionalization is to alleviate workload congestion within the National Board, to provide specialized attention to colonies and chapters of the organization, and to achieve an environment conducive to strategic planning among executive officers.

The Sorority has added nine new National Board positions, including National Vice President for Undergraduate Affairs (VPUA), National Vice President for GAP Affairs (VPGA), National Vice President for Intake and Expansion (VPIE), National Vice President for Membership Affairs (VPMA), and five Regional Directors.

Seven positions were retired, including National Vice President, GAP Member Advocate, Director of Undergraduate Affairs, Director of GAP Affairs, Director of Undergraduate Intake, Director of Undergraduate Expansion, and Director of GAP Intake and Expansion. While it was not retired, the Executive Director position was re-titled National Administrator.

Five Regional Directors will assume responsibility for the five newly developed regions: Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, Southeast, Central, and West. State assignments within these regions will be posted on the national website, thetanuxi.org, along with other informational materials.

One of the immediate duties of the Regional Directors will be to communicate with the college and university administrative offices that oversee the Sorority’s undergraduate chapters. Each Regional Director will be responsible for standards, programming, new member intake and expansion, officer training and member development within her respective region.

In an effort to afford ample time to lay the groundwork for this regionalized structure, the National Board has instituted a moratorium on new undergraduate expansions, effective November 1, 2010. This suspension will
not affect interest groups currently in progress. Expansion groups that are not already in the process of creating new undergraduate chapters will be placed on hold until December 1, 2011.

Women interested in forming a chapter of the Sorority should contact the National Vice President for Intake and Expansion for more information about this moratorium.

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Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. was founded on April 11, 1997, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a mission to promote leadership, multiculturalism, and self-improvement through academic excellence, involvement in and service to the campus and community, as well as being living examples of sisterhood across different races, cultures, religions, backgrounds, and lifestyles. To learn more about Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. visit www.thetanuxi.org.

CONTACT: Rashida Rawls, Director of Communications, Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc., e-mail: director_communications@thetanuxi.org

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Check out the regions here: http://thetanuxi.org/res_regions.htm
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Sorority Founder Organizes Desegregation Celebration

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September 13, 2010


UNC-CHAPEL HILL HONORS CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEERS WITH
DESEGREGATION CELEBRATION


Durham, N.C. - Three African-American students from Durham’s Hillside High School applied to UNC-Chapel Hill in 1955 and were denied admission by the Office of Admissions because they were “Negro”. After their application was rejected, the Board of Trustees passed a resolution barring the admission of Negroes to the undergraduate college. Mr. Ralph Frasier, his brother LeRoy Frasier and Mr. John Brandon filed suit against the Board of Trustees in the Federal District Court in North Carolina.

After a hearing, the Federal District Court ruled that the University Resolution by the Board of Trustees was unconstitutional and that the pronouncement from the landmark case of Brown v. Board of Education that separate schools were unequal and unconstitutional “applied with greater force to students of mature age in the concluding years of their formal education as they are about to engage in the serious business of adult life.” In a unanimous opinion issued on September 16, 1955, the Federal District Court in Greensboro, N.C. ruled that the University of North Carolina was prohibited from denying admission to qualified black applicants solely because of their race or color. The Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina appealed the Federal Court’s decision to the United States Supreme Court and on September 16, 1955 admitted Mr. Ralph Frasier, his brother LeRoy and Mr. Brandon to the undergraduate college.

The three young men were represented by renowned civil rights attorneys Thurgood Marshall and Robert L. Carter, who had both served as legal counsel in Brown v. Board of Education. In a one line opinion, the United States Supreme Court affirmed the lower court’s ruling on March 5, 1956.

This Thursday, September 16, 2010, marks the 55th anniversary of desegregation and integration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It is critical, necessary and timely for the University community to honor and commemorate their monumental sacrifice on this landmark 55th anniversary. These three men are of significant historical importance to the University of North Carolina and to higher American educational history. Their admission led to the admission of other African-American students to UNC, the formation of the African-American Studies Department, the Institute of African American Research, and to the integrated campus at UNC-Chapel Hill and throughout schools of higher education around the nation as we see them today.

The first three African-American undergraduate students who are responsible for desegregating UNC will be present and will honored by students, faculty, administration, and the community of North Carolina. Reverend Dr. William Barber, President of the North Carolina NAACP and advocate for racial and social justice will deliver the keynote address at the University Recognition Dinner on Friday evening.

Schedule of Events
Friday, September 17, 2010
1:30 p.m.: Stone Center Auditorium. [i]Open to All.[i]
Discussion and interview of Mr. Ralph Frasier, Mr. LeRoy Frasier, and Mr. John
Brandon. Moderated by Geeta Kapur, Civil Rights Attorney; Adjunct Professor – Department of African American Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill; Adjunct Professor – UNC School of Law; Research Fellow, Institute of African American Research, UNC.

3:30 p.m.: Celebration Reception at the Stone Center Hitchcock Multipurpose Room, [i]Open to All.[i]

6:30 p.m.: University Recognition Dinner. Reverend Dr. William Barber, N.C. NAACP President to deliver the keynote speech. By Invitation Only.

Saturday, September 18, 2010
12 p.m.: Kenan Stadium
Mr. Ralph Frasier, Mr. LeRoy Frasier and Mr. John Brandon will be honored by the University at the first home football game against Georgia Tech.

Sponsors of the Desegregation Celebration
Office of the Chancellor, Department of Student Affairs Department of African and African American Studies, Department of History, Department of Athletics, Department of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, Institute of African American Research, Student Government, Black Student Movement and the Campus Y.

CONTACT: Geeta Nadia Kapur, Attorney & Counselor at Law and Adjunct Professor, UNC-Chapel Hill at 919-260-1977.
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Just out of curiosity. I read on a different thread where you stated that Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc is currently not part of the NMGC. To your knowledge to date, does this organization have plans to seek membership or will it remain independent?

I ask this because my institution is preparing for expansion and at this time we have a group of interested ladies who would like to expand this organization to our campus. However, they were told by our Director of Greek Life that because Theta Nu Xi is a relatively young organization, the possibility for expansion would be lessened due to the fact that programming, support from Nationals, risk management, and insurance may be issues that may not be satisfactorily addressed and if they are not part of a larger Umbrella organization that they may not be successful in their expansion efforts. From what is understood, umbrella orgs give our admin a greater sense of security. This has left the ladies confused but even more determined to realize their goal seeking expansion. They feel that they would have adequate support from both the organization and the institution but this recent revelation has left them wondering what to do.
What advice are you able to offer to assist in their efforts?
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Just out of curiosity. I read on a different thread where you stated that Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc is currently not part of the NMGC. To your knowledge to date, does this organization have plans to seek membership or will it remain independent?

I ask this because my institution is preparing for expansion and at this time we have a group of interested ladies who would like to expand this organization to our campus. However, they were told by our Director of Greek Life that because Theta Nu Xi is a relatively young organization, the possibility for expansion would be lessened due to the fact that programming, support from Nationals, risk management, and insurance may be issues that may not be satisfactorily addressed and if they are not part of a larger Umbrella organization that they may not be successful in their expansion efforts. From what is understood, umbrella orgs give our admin a greater sense of security. This has left the ladies confused but even more determined to realize their goal seeking expansion. They feel that they would have adequate support from both the organization and the institution but this recent revelation has left them wondering what to do.
What advice are you able to offer to assist in their efforts?
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Not really a press release, but still worth posting about.

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