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Phi Sigma Alumnae Chapter, Washington, DC“Greater Service, Greater Progress”

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The Beta Chapter was established October 1923, at the Indiana Normal School (since renamed Indiana State University) in Terre Haute, Indiana.

There were 11 charter members, including Sorors Bertha Black Rhoda, Gertrude L. Hackett, Irene Turner, Jesses Bryant Poindexter, Leata Allen, Corina O’Bannon, Edna Tucker Windburn, Marie Kennedy and Ida Folk. In 1939, the chapter became inactive.

Onn November 19, 1949, the Beta Chapter was re-chartered at Miner Teachers College (later consolidated and renamed the District of Columbia Teachers College) in Washington, D.C.

On August 1, 1977, the District of Columbia Teachers College, Federal City College, and Washington Technical Institute consolidated to form the University of the District of Columbia.

The Beta Chapter is advised by the Phi Sigma Alumnae Chapter in Washington, D.C. and was re-activated on March 24, 2012.

Alpha Phi Chapter was chartered on April 28, 1939 in Miner Hall at Howard University by nine young women under the direction of Soror Ruby G. Peake.

Charter Members include: Helen Briscoe, MARY E. Borian, Christine Hawkins, Dororty Jackson Smith, Thelma Mickens, Georgia A. Morris, Bernice Norwood Napper, Helen N. Plater, and Gennie Young.

The Alpha Phi Chapter is advised by the Phi Sigma Alumnae Chapter in Washington, D.C.

Omicron Phi Chapter was chartered at the Northeast Region Area I Meeting by the Northeast Regional Syntaktes, Inez Vanable.  The Induction ceremony was conducted September 11, 1999 in McDowell Hall at American University, with seven young ladies.

Charter Members include: Tanisha Harris, Janna Carter, Leila Green, Aronya Waller, Tamika Vaughan, LaToya Dupree, and Jina Lewis.

The Omicron Phi Chapter is advised by the Phi Sigma Alumnae Chapter in Washington, D. C.