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Old 11-28-2007, 10:32 PM
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I have not read this entire thread, but I wanted everyone to be aware that some Sororities - who some have previously refered to as college sororities - do initiate women after college. Sigm Kappa for one has a very active alumna initiatie program. If you are interested in more information, check our the web site at www.sigmakappa.org, and request more informaiton.
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Old 11-28-2007, 10:43 PM
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I have not read this entire thread, but I wanted everyone to be aware that some Sororities - who some have previously refered to as college sororities - do initiate women after college. Sigm Kappa for one has a very active alumna initiatie program. If you are interested in more information, check our the web site at www.sigmakappa.org, and request more informaiton.
It's beneficial that you try to read this entire forum and the discussions that have taken place regarding the subject of Alumnae Initiation in NPC sororities.
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Old 11-29-2007, 09:43 AM
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It's beneficial that you try to read this entire forum and the discussions that have taken place regarding the subject of Alumnae Initiation in NPC sororities.
Very respectfully said. And very good advice...
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Old 11-29-2007, 11:41 AM
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I have not read this entire thread, but I wanted everyone to be aware that some Sororities - who some have previously refered to as college sororities - do initiate women after college. Sigm Kappa for one has a very active alumna initiatie program. If you are interested in more information, check our the web site at www.sigmakappa.org, and request more informaiton.
We, as sisters of Sigma Kappa, should not refer anyone to our national web site to request more information about AI, because as per our own handbook-a potential Alumna Initiate is to be chosen & pursued by an active Alumnae or Collegiate chapter to be bestowed as an honor and nothing less.
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Old 04-10-2008, 01:31 PM
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I was wondering, are there any fraternities that have this as well?
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Old 04-10-2008, 01:41 PM
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IMO, It is best to do your own research and return if you have questions.
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Old 04-10-2008, 03:31 PM
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We, as sisters of Sigma Kappa, should not refer anyone to our national web site to request more information about AI, because as per our own handbook-a potential Alumna Initiate is to be chosen & pursued by an active Alumnae or Collegiate chapter to be bestowed as an honor and nothing less.
I don't have a problem with random people requesting information about AI through Sigma Kappa. I know our sorority (and every NPC) will choose the right members for AI. Very few women, if any, who approach AI this way will get an invitation to join.

With that said, I wouldn't encourage a random person to request info about AI. AI is for women who already have some connection to a member or members, and those members generally approach a woman asking her to become an AI.
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Old 04-11-2008, 12:37 PM
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Ladies,
I am truly fascinated by this thread, and I will be completely honest, I've not read the entire forum, but am interested in the concept of alumni initiation for a former (read: deactivated) member of an NPC sorority. Granted, the likelyhood of even honorary membership in another NPC group is out of the question, but (and please correct me if I'm wrong) becoming a member of one of the listed community sororities is possible?

I have known, in some cases, where my chapter (of an NPC) has made faculty/staff advisors honorary members, though they were initiated sorority women in another NPC sorority. Do any other sororities do this?

Please know, my questions are not for myself, but for my masters thesis with a focus on GLO life on campus and the students these groups attract. Yes, I am currently an advisor to a GLO, but it is a service group, not a social.

If anyone has any input, public or private, I welcome the comments.

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Old 04-11-2008, 12:47 PM
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I have known, in some cases, where my chapter (of an NPC) has made faculty/staff advisors honorary members, though they were initiated sorority women in another NPC sorority. Do any other sororities do this?
I think either you misspoke in this post or misinterpreted what happened.

ASA has 2 honors (Phoenix Recognition and Mother Patroness) that we can present to nonmembers for service rendered to the sorority, but it does NOT mean that they are members - honorary or otherwise. I'm guessing that DZ has something similar and that's what was actually done (if I'm totally off base, DZs, correct me).

Re the community service sororities, they are not part of NPC so an active/disaffiliated/anything member of an NPC group would definitely be able to join one.
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Old 04-11-2008, 12:56 PM
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If your friend was initiated into an NPC member group, she cannot be initiated into another NPC member group. Period. That is an agreement between the NPC members. The groups listed in the first post are not members of NPC so there is no such agreement.
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Old 04-13-2008, 11:31 PM
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I think either you misspoke in this post or misinterpreted what happened.
Could be....all I know is that the chapter made two women on campus alumnae initiates, and I was told that at least one of them had been in a sorority when she was an undergrad. Maybe there is another name for what they became in the sorority. This all happened well before I became a sister.
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Old 04-13-2008, 11:52 PM
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If the woman who was previously in a sorority was in a chapter of the sorority which initiated her as an ai, that would make sense. I have known of women who pledged, but were not initiated, who were later initiated as ais. But as was said previously, once you are initiated into a NPC sorority you may not be initiated into another NPC sorority.
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Old 10-25-2009, 01:23 PM
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I'd like to add to your list: Gamma Phi Delta Sorority, Inc.

Gamma Phi Delta Sorority is a national business focused sorority that is non-political, non-sectarian. We are not part of the NPC OR NPH. We are sisterhood of distinguished, congenial business and professional women offering opportunities for community service, networking and leadership development to civic-minded women.

We welcome women in all fields, business-related positions and vocationally trained occupations. To join a graduate alumnae chapter, you must have one of the following: a) educational training such as a Bachelor's or an Associate's, b) two-years of professional work experience OR c) be a business owner.


Recently, we recently started a graduate chapter in New York City -- Beta Lambda -- and are coming over the bridge to New Jersey. For more information, feel free to message me.

If you live outside of this area, visit our national website at http://www.gammaphideltasorority.com!
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Old 02-27-2010, 01:40 AM
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if you received a membership invitation, why don't you....oh...idk, ask the people that invited you?
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Old 02-27-2010, 01:43 AM
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if you received a membership invitation, why don't you....oh...idk, ask the people that invited you?
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