Celebrating Women’s History Month
Since 1987, Women’s History Month has been celebrated annually every March, and this year’s theme for Women’s History Month is Honoring Trailblazing women in Labor and business. The women in Greek life at Georgia State University have made numerous contributions to labor and business through programming focused on the values of scholarship, leadership, sisterhood and service. In honor of Women’s History Month, Greek Life celebrates the women who have made an impact on campus.
The women of Alpha Omicron Pi are truly exceeding the expectation when it comes to preparing women to be successful after college. Their program Resume Building with Alumni hosted on April 12, 2016 connected undergraduate members with alumni members while developing applicable business skills. This event shows Alpha Omicron Pi’s dedication to developing women into successful members of society.
The Successful Scholars Academic Workshop hosted by the women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. on December 1, 2016 demonstrated the organizations passion for empowering women with the knowledge to be academically successful. This workshop aimed to give study tips and help students feel more confident in their academic ability. The women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. are dedicated to service and culture and aim to incorporate these values in their programming.
Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. strives to exhibit unity, love and respect in all that they do. Their test anxiety program held on February 23, 2016 is a fantastic representation of their organizational values as well as their desire to help others be academically successful. Because of this program, participants had a better understanding of how to handle test anxiety to become a better student. This is a great example of contributing to the future success of women.
Each of the 17 women’s organizations recognized at Georgia State University places emphasis on helping and empowering women to be the best they can be. Throughout the year, each group hosts valuable events and programs that benefit not only women, but the entire community. Greek Life is proud to have women who impact the campus. Happy Women’s History Month!