Donor Profiles

Meet Jessica Helmer Brady

“I joined Phi Mu Foundation as a collegian, after hearing about the Foundation’s mission and scholarship opportunities. As an undergraduate, I knew that I wanted to go to pharmacy school, which would require four years of professional school after I had completed my pre-pharmacy coursework. I attended Northwestern State University solely on scholarships and the cost of a doctorate program was…

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Meet Lucy Stone, Alpha Epsilon

When I entered FSU in 1963, it was a relatively large school with about 10,000 students. I came from a smaller community where my family was well-known, and at FSU, I was a “small fish in a big pond.” Fortunately, there were two Phi Mus from Albany that mentored me both before and after joining….

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Meet 1852 Society Founding Member Joan Wallem, Delta Beta

Esteemed Phi Mu Foundation Donor and 1852 Society Founding Member Joan Wallem, Delta Beta, University of Illinois, gives a glimpse into her Phi Mu journey and shares the excitement around attending her 20thNational Convention this summer in Chicago.  When I joined Phi Mu at the University of Illinois in 1954, I never imagined that in…

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Looking Back on the 2015 M3 Campaign

During the 2014-15 academic year, Alpha Delta challenged its women to truly be “steadfast in every duty small or large.” We discussed what being intentional and motivated in our actions looked like on our campus. We applied this line of our Creed to different aspects of life as a chapter – from recruiting the best…

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Meet Nancy Campbell, Beta Phi

Meet Phi Mu Foundation Donor Nancy Campbell, Beta Phi, Marshall University, as she shares a look at her Phi Mu journey and explains why supporting Phi Mu Foundation is such a fundamental part to her alumna experience. From the very start when I joined Phi Mu, the women I met during the recruitment process made…

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Supporting a Lifetime of Sisterhood

It’s been nearly 35 years since Melinda Berlant Gurman, Eta Mu, set foot in the Phi Mu house at University of California-Davis, but it’s an experience that never drifts far from her mind and heart. As a legacy of a different Panhellenic organization, she knew that one day she would follow in their footsteps and…

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Lambda Epsilon Chapter at Christopher Newport University

As a current senior of the Lambda Epsilon Chapter at Christopher Newport University, I remember very vividly when Phi Mu Foundation released the first ever M3 Campaign. As a small liberal arts university, our goal was always to educate our family, friends and campus about Phi Mu Foundation and to raise as much money as…

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The Beauty of Diversity

I see America as a flowerpot – A bouquet of roses, carnations, tulips, lilies – Each beautiful in its own right, But even more beautiful together –   A poem written by Phi Mu sister, Evett Simmons, Alpha Tau, a leader in the diversity movement, describes the beauty of America’s diversity as a flower pot. This…

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Lambda Epsilon Chapter

The sisters of Lambda Epsilon Chapter at Christopher Newport University (CNU) are many things: committed leaders on campus, academic scholars, philanthropists to worthy and important causes, and sisters who help their Phi Mu sisters. For the second consecutive year, these progressive women have shown great commitment to their interfraternal community, University campus, and Phi Mu…

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Lambda Epsilon

Lambda Epsilon, Christopher Newport University Lambda Epsilon Chapter, Christopher Newport University (CNU), a group of 80 women, sisters and donors who have made a significant difference to their University, their interfraternal community and to Phi Mu Foundation.  It’s not easy to bring a chapter of independent thinking women together for a single cause but Lambda…

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