National Panhellenic Conference Recognizes Chattanooga Alumnae Panhellenic Association

For Citation Of Merit

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

National Panhellenic Conference, an advocacy organization for women and the sorority experience, Tuesday announced that it has recognized 59 Alumnae Panhellenics across 27 states for their outstanding service to the sorority community.  The Chattanooga Alumnae Panhellenic Association was recognized for Citation of Merit.

Representatives of alumnae from NPC member sororities, an Alumnae Panhellenic is a community-based organization driven to inform fraternity women of current trends, promote the sorority experience, improve the Panhellenic image and stimulate a continuing interest in related affairs. 

NPC has recognized Alumnae Panhellenics with awards acknowledging their devotion to meet specific criteria and expectations. The three award categories are:

Citation of Merit: Recognizes achievement by active Alumnae Panhellenics in areas of panhellenic spirit, undergraduate relations and recruitment information 

Programming Excellence: Recognizes achievement by active Alumnae Panhellenics that have outstanding activities and events involving their membership, such as special events, sisterhood programming, fundraisers, philanthropy activities and scholarship programming

New Alumnae Panhellenic Excellence: Recognizes recently chartered or reorganized Alumnae Panhellenics within four years on their high membership involvement and engagement in the community over a short amount of time 

According to some of NPC’s most current data, there are 193 active Alumnae Panhellenics throughout the United States, Canada and United Kingdom. In the past year, community-based alumnae groups have collectively donated 65,552 hours of community service, awarded $593,330 to undergraduate scholarships, awarded 457 scholarships and contributed $136,585 to philanthropic causes.

Recipients of the Citation of Merit for 2014 are: 
Birmingham Alumnae Panhellenic
Greater Huntsville Panhellenic Association
Salt River Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Tucson Alumnae Panhellenic
Coachella Valley Alumnae Panhellenic
Sonoma County Alumnae Panhellenic
Chicago North Shore Alumnae Panhellenic
Hinsdale Area Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Lyons Township Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Lafayette Alumnae Panhellenic
Topeka Alumnae Panhellenic Council
Wichita Alumnae Panhellenic
Birmingham Area Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Twin Cities Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Charlotte Alumnae Panhellenic
Wilmington Alumnae Panhellenic
Omaha Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Albuquerque Metropolitan Alumnae Panhellenic
Greater Buffalo Alumnae Panhellenic
Cleveland Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Columbus Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Dayton Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Toledo Area Alumnae Panhellenic
Youngstown Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Pittsburgh Alumnae Panhellenic
Reading Alumnae Panhellenic
Chattanooga Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Nashville Area Panhellenic Alumnae Association
Clear Lake Area Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Frisco-Allen Texas Alumnae Panhellenic
Mid-Cities Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Northern Virginia Alumnae Panhellenic Association
 
Recipients of the Programming Excellence Award for 2014 are:
Birmingham Alumnae Panhellenic
Phoenix Panhellenic Association
Central Orange County Alumnae Panhellenic
Coachella Valley Alumnae Panhellenic
Escondido Alumnae Panhellenic
Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic
Greater Long Beach Alumnae Panhellenic
Los Angeles Alumnae Panhellenic Association
San Diego Alumnae Panhellenic
Boulder Area Alumnae Panhellenic
Colorado Springs Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Denver Area Panhellenic
Fort Walton Beach Area Alumnae Panhellenic
Jacksonville Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Melbourne Alumnae Panhellenic
Atlanta Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Chicago North Shore Alumnae Panhellenic
Chicago Northwest Suburban Alumnae Panhellenic
Louisville City Panhellenic
Panhellenic Club of Annapolis
Birmingham Area Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Twin Cities Alumnae Panhellenic Association
St. Louis Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Jackson Area Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Rancocas Valley Panhellenic Association
Oklahoma City Alumnae Panhellenic
Tulsa Area Alumnae Panhellenic
Philadelphia Area Alumnae Panhellenic
Pittsburgh Alumnae Panhellenic
Frisco-Allen Texas Alumnae Panhellenic
Houston Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Mid-Cities Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Northern Virginia Alumnae Panhellenic Association
Overlake Alumnae Panhellenic
 
Recipients of the New Alumnae Panhellenic Excellence Award for 2014 are:
Chicago Alumnae Panhellenic
North Dallas-Hebron Area Alumnae Panhellenic 


NPC is one of the oldest and largest women’s membership organizations representing women at more than 660 campuses throughout the U.S. and Canada, and in more than 3,500 alumnae associations worldwide.

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