I’m spending my summer in the beautiful city of Florence, Italy! Growing up, my family lived here for five years and this is the first time I’ve been back since we left four years ago. So not only am I getting to spend my summer in Italy, but also in my second home. It’s incredibly bittersweet to be here again, to go back to our old house, visit our church, see my Italian friends from middle school, be in the
Last week, I was fortunate to receive the opportunity to attend the Emerging Leaders Institute sponsored by the Alpha Phi Foundation. I spent five days at the Alpha Phi house at Butler University in Indianapolis with 49 of my sisters from around the US (and Canada!). I could spend hours detailing my incredible experience there, but instead I’ll just tell you my top ten things I learned from #ELI2015. 1. Your sisters helping you climb a ten-foot wall WILL result in the worst bruise you’ve
Happy summer! Internal social Becci Brady reminisces on her favorite event of the semester, formal!
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The end of the semester is always a busy time filled with finals, papers, skipping class to go to Barton Springs (sorry, mom!), and my personal favorite… formals! Formal is one of those events that everyone says we will remember for the rest of our lives, and this year was no exception. The end of was an exciting time for all of us at Alpha Phi because formal season was in full swing. In between all of the end of
Originally from Southlake, Texas, I’ve always known I loved three things: candy, shoes and sports. Upon arrival into Austin 4 years ago, I found a way to keep those three things near and dear but also found people along the way to share them with. My sorority sisters in Alpha Phi became much more to me than just people wearing the same letters and people I’d see every Monday at chapter, they became who I shared everything I love with.
Last Sunday, Alpha Phi held a sisterhood day on Town Lake. I decided that it would be a fun opportunity to work on my tan and hang out with some people that I like. We were greeted at Alpha Phi that morning by sandwiches, cookies and chips to fuel the adventure ahead. After gossiping about the night before and satisfying our early morning hunger, we all headed out to the bus that would take us to Town Lake. Upon our arrival,
What’s an Alpha Phi without her daddy dearest? Alpha Phi spent the weekend showing their dad’s around the lively Austin scene, tasting, touring and tee-ing off. Organized by Junior, Heather Haeberle, members had a diverse variety of activities to sign up for with their paternal half. Starting on Friday evening, Dad’s Weekend kicked off at the Texas vs. OU baseball game at Disch-Falk Field. They got to enjoy more baseball than they probably anticipated, as the game went into extra
Exec, the unassuming powerhouse behind our sorority. Since the beginning of the semester, our new executive board has been working hard to make our sisterhood the best it can be. However, it isn’t all Alpha Phi all the time for these ladies. Read on to get to know some of our executive council! Nellie Kerr: President Major: Junior Social Work Hometown: Lake Oswego, Oregon Celebrity Girl Crush: Sandra Bullock Favorite food: Sushi Movie I want to make a cameo in: Pitch
Sophomore Anneke Rood, our Director of Philanthropy, helped make this February’s Heart Month one of our best yet! Anneke was also privileged enough to be featured in the Alpha Phi Foundation’s webinar –here’s Anneke’s story, and be sure to check out her webinar below! During February, the Alpha Phi Foundation, our international philanthropic arm, asked me to be the keynote speaker in their Heart Month webinar. The goal of the webinar was to raise awareness during heart month and to reach out to the members