FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Contact: Nancy Salvador, Vice President of Membership Services
Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority Announces Newest Chapter
Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Inc. (Gamma Phi Omega) has officially recognized Washburn University Prospective Chapter as Alpha Alpha Chapter, marking it as the 24th undergraduate chapter in the Midwest. Washburn University is our first chapter in Kansas, making it the fourth state Gamma Phi Omega has expanded to. The ladies who formed part of Washburn University Prospective Chapter appeared before the National Board of Directors (NBOD) to present an overview of their past years’ events and accomplishments. All
programming revolved around the organization’s four goals: Academic Excellence, Community Service, Cultural Awareness and Sisterhood.
Sisters from Alpha Alpha Chapter were proud to share their involvement on campus hosting events and supporting their community. With great impact on their campus, the ladies are viewed positively on campus and do their best to co-sponsor and support events put on by different student organizations. The ladies have been involved not only on their campus but they have worked on building relationships with members of other chapters. They have been recognized for having the highest Greek organization GPA.
Alpha Alpha Chapter is proud to be the first Latina-oriented organization on their campus and were the founding organization of the Multicultural Greek Council. The ladies have continued to push forward despite the obstacles they faced due to the pandemic and have adapted to the changes. As a chapter the ladies plan to do more quality programming that engages their campus and continue to build on the foundation they have created.
About Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Inc.
Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Inc. (Gamma Phi Omega) is a Latina-oriented organization founded on the campus of Indiana University April 17, 1991. Gamma Phi Omega strives to unite sisters in the principles of achieving academic excellence, serving the communities in which we live and learn, preserving the sacred bond of sisterhood among women, and uplifting and advancing a cultural awareness among Latinos and those in our global communities. Gamma Phi Omega is committed to the values of diversity and inclusion in order to attain and maintain excellence within our sisterhood providing women an equal opportunity without regard to race, age, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status or disability. Gamma Phi Omega is a proud member of the National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations.