Entries tagged with ‘sororities’

Factoid Friday

By 1915 there were five social societies for men and four for women. They grew from “secret” literary societies, and debating groups which eventually adopted Greek letters to become fraternities and sororities in the mid-1920s.  

Blast from the Past

Here we have conjured up a photo from the days of big hair. Here are Christina Enger ’95, Jessica (Roth) Braun ’96, Jennifer (Noer) Bair ’95 and Kirstin (Ferg) Schultz ’95 enjoying the TMT Sorority Banquet in 1992.

Factoid Friday!

In Gustavus history, many sororities started as literary or debating societies. The Greek community at Gustavus is now involved with philanthropic fundraising events, community service, and peer support. In total, Gustavus has been home to 12 sororities over time, with two being nationally recognized. Alpha Phi Ro―founded in 1915; inactive after 1995; nicknamed “The Fleas.” […]