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    that Alpha Delta Pi was established as the sorority’s official greek letters. The purpose of the sorority was to “bettering one another and themselves morally, mentally, and socially.” (“History of Alpha Delta Pi” 1929) and remains that way today. This is reaffirmed through our open motto “We live for each other.” In the early days only those girls whom came from a good southern family background as well as held intellectual achievements were granted entry. Even then the newcomers would have to be voted on by it’s members. Only 20 girls were granted access at a time meaning if there were 14 active members at the university, only 6 more girls could be invited to join. Like any college girl, they had their roommate troubles, their crushes (Phi Deltas), and took classes the same as we do now. The only difference is that their dinner was at noon, there were no electronics and they had to wear petticoats. Besides that we are practically the same as we share the same love for ADPi. STATISTICAL REASONING: The following is an excerpt from my I.L.A 3 on " Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors”: Ashley M. Asel, Tricia A. Seifert, and Ernest T. Pascarella, all highly admired researchers and professors at their respective universities, conveyed the following when initially examining the study of the effects of the greek community on your college experience “A body of research has examined the relationship between fraternity/sorority membership,…

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    Bronze, plaster, copper, or marble the sculptures dispersed throughout the campus stand as a symbol of pride for the campus and bring unspeakable beauty throughout. When walking along the campus you can see many different types of art and observe many differ artists work. As you walking past Parks Library though one piece stands out among others. The Left Sided Angel, a cast bronze sculpture made by Stephen De Staebler brought to Iowa State University in 1986 commissioned by phi kappa phi honors…

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    He was a very easy-going man, who spent his days working as a tour guide and a sailor. After moving down to Phi Phi from England five years ago, he bought his yacht, and opened his own business. During high season he took tourists on trips to the surrounding islands, and the rest of the year he traveled to Indonesia, Malaysia, and other countries with his crew. He had a deep passion for traveling and discovering new places; I envied the freedom he described. “Day after day, I hear tourists…

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    disadvantaged neighborhood beset with drugs, gangs, and many life challenges. However, I was able to overcome those challenges and graduate from high school in the top 1% percent of my class. My success was influenced by many men that are members of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. These men did not portray the characteristics that the men in my community displayed. They had the drive and determination that I wanted to model for myself. I realized at a young age that I had to be different from my…

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    Natalie Bantis is the type of woman who lights up the room the moment she enters. Natalie is a senior studying Education and is looking forward to devoting her life to helping others. Within Gamma Phi Beta, Natalie is very involved. She attends all chapter meetings, and other sorority events. At each event, Natalie checks in with the vast majority of the chapter to make sure they are feeling their best. Natalie loves to build her sisters up and encourage them to be who they truly are. Natalie…

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    All throughout grade school, I have learned how African American men greatly influenced our society. Mr. Andrew Young, Mr. Thurgood Marshall, and Mr. Jessie Owens are all prime examples of men who were essential to the growth and development of the African American race. These men have played a large role in breaking social constructs within our communities. They are prominent figures in history, and furthermore, members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. The majority of the men I…

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    successful in life, so that meant that James had a name to live up to as a “Johnson man”, as his dad called it. His father made him promise that he would attend a HBCU (Historically Black College and Universities) like him and his ancestors did, and he agreed. In the past four generations most men in his family, not only his father and his father before that, but his cousins, uncles, and family friends who were men had one thing in common; they were all members of Omega Psi Phi aka Que Dogs. …

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    increasing in different career fields, which is why knowing how to correctly use technology is beneficial to professionals. Communication is a skill needed to work with your employer and others, such as students to successfully complete tasks and cater to students’ needs. In student affairs, possessing the skill “student conduct” is important because you are working day-to-day with students. The skill “personnel management” would be beneficial for senior student affairs officers when managing…

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    March of Dimes: Jose Jacques Name: Jose Jacques Hometown: Miami, Florida Major: Exercise Science Instagram: hitmanlive5 Students across UWF are likely to see Jose’s positive and bright attitude around campus. What they might not know is how heavily involved he is. Jose is a member of the Beta Beta Phi chapter of Phi Beta Sigma, the media chair for Collegiate 100, the Vice President of the Haitian Student Organization, and is going be a facilitator for the Leadership Gauntlet this upcoming…

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    self-discipline on my part. I would not be successful without additional support. This time when I quit I believed it was for good. I had to sacrifice what I wanted for what was best for my family. When the opportunity to move near my mother in Seattle presented itself, I leaped. It was unfortunate things did not work out how they were supposed to, however with that said, the struggles I have gone through since being here have humbled me and forced me to grow in ways I never would have…

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