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The Chevron, E-Newsletter, and Blog

Omega Phi Alpha’s official publication, the Chevron, as well as the email newsletters and announcements are produced by the Communications Team. More details and digital versions of the Chevron can be found here.

Be sure to update your contact information in GreekTrack to receive these publications, news, and invitations.

Check out the latest online blog here.

In Other News…

Sponsor a Sister
During the Spring 2020 pandemic, national officers created a special fund to help active members with dues fees and other expenses due to nationwide campus shutdowns. To give to the program, please click here.

Omega Phi Alpha Appoints New Executive Director
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Digging for Diamonds 2020 “Shine in the City” was to be held in New York City July 17-19. In light of the pandemic, Omega Phi Alpha decided not to hold the the event this summer. The next Alumnae Society induction ceremony will take place at Convention 2021. We hope to see you there!

Convention 2021 will be held July 15–18, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Convention 2019 took place from July 10-14, 2019, in Norfolk, Virginia, at the Hilton Norfolk The Main. The event was a resounding success. Attendees from all over the country gathered together for service, sisterhood, and sorority news. A lot was accomplished in a short time. Four service projects were completed. Elections were held. New legislation was passed. A new President’s Project was announced (Juvenile and Adult Literacy). And several national awards were presented to chapters and individuals. Visit OPA on Facebook for more Convention 2019 highlights!

Digging for Diamonds 2019 alumnae reunion event was held in Phoenix last spring on April 13, 2019. See more info here.

Pamela M. McEwen: Our New Angel

A new angel has been accounted for in heaven. Our beloved sister Pamela (McCullough) McEwen passed from this life on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Pamela embodied all of OPA’s cardinal principles, as a welcoming friend and mentor, a steadfast financial leader and someone who routinely put service above herself. An Epsilon alumna, Pamela was serving as OPA’s vice president of finance. Services were held in Nashville on Sept. 8 and 9.

Click to read the email announcement.

50th Celebration Convention
June 14-18, 2017

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Convention 2017 took place near Bowling Green, OH, OPA’s national founding location, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Perrysburg, OH.

Visit OPA’s Facebook page for photos and videos from the event. The Fall 2017 Chevron also features many photos and stories from the 50th celebration convention. Highlights include:
• Two Susan Terzian Award recipients
• NEB members elected within the new national structure
• Service project with the Girl Scouts
• President’s Project for 2017-18: Childhood Obesity
• Spring 2018 Digging for Diamonds to be held in Dallas
• Sigma Chapter sweeps service awards
• Opening the 25th time capsule and creating a new one for the future
• Inspiration from OPA’s first national president, Sue Fehlner Hess
• 11 alumnae members inducted into the alumnae society
• Throwback Thursday mixer
• Celebration dinner honors past presidents and Terzian recipients

Click here to view the news archive

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