Chapter History

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Our chapter, Alpha Lambda, was founded on March 28th, 1998 at Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana. Since then we have grown into a sisterhood with many traditions and a strong presence on Valpo's campus.We wear our letters with great pride and look forward to growing the Chi Omega tradition at Valpo for generations to come. Our chapter has grown in the past few years, as Valparaiso's campus continues to grow. As of 2018, Alpha Lambda has over 80 initiated members and are excited to grow even more. Recently, Alpha Lambda received the 2018 Sorority of the Year award as well as receiving awards for:

-Outstanding Sorority Chapter President

-President’s Award for Excellence in Fraternity and Sorority Life

-Academic Performance for Overall Sorority GPA for Spring 2018 and Fall 2017

-Excellence in Chapter Management

-Excellence in Risk Management

National History

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It all began on April 5, 1895, at the University of Arkansas when four young women, with the help of a local dentist, established the secrets and symbolism of Chi Omega that today bind over 260,000 women. This small band of women founded Chi Omega after realizing a need for an organization that would foster both friendship and respect for the potential and inherent value of women. Over the years, Chi Omega has provided its members with unique opportunities in leadership, scholarship, and lifelong friendship - striving to provide each Sister with a commitment to personal integrity, excellence in academic and intellectual pursuits, intergenerational participation, community service, leadership opportunities and social enrichment.