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Join Phi Mu Foundation at 2014 Phi Mu National Convention

The 53rd National Convention will be held July 2-5 at The Boca Raton Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, in Boca Raton, Florida. Phi Mu Foundation has planned a full schedule of receptions and sisterhood events, including the Sisterhood luncheon, Giving Program Member Reception, Trestrella Auction, and much more. Foundation members are invited to attend the Foundation Business Session on Saturday, July 5. For a schedule of Phi Mu Foundation events, click below.

Phi Mu Foundation Schedule of Events for the 2014 Phi Mu National Convention


Slate of Trustees

Phi Mu Foundation’s Nominating Committee announced the 2014-2016 slate of Trustees. Click here to view the nominees.


Caring Carnations

Honor someone special at Convention by purchasing a Caring Carnation applique to be worn on her nametag. Caring Carnations can be purchased for $5 each via the Foundation website, by phone and at the Foundation booth during Convention. Pre-sales of Caring Carnations begin May 1. Take part in this beloved Convention tradition while showing your sisters you care. All Caring Carnation purchases are tax-deductible donations to Phi Mu Foundation.

To purchase online click Give Now or contact us at foundation@phimu.org.

Nominating Committee Announces Slate of Trustees

Joan Wallem, Chairman, Frances Mitchelson and Ann Dahne announce the slate of Trustees for the 2014-2018 term. Many thanks to the faithful members of the Foundation who submitted nominations and to the nominees who agreed to be considered for service on the Foundation Board of Trustees.

Kristin (Kris) Shetler Bridges, Delta Nu
Kris Bridges was initiated into Delta Nu Chapter, Michigan State University. She has served Phi Mu Fraternity in many capacities as both staff and volunteer beginning with the position of National Chapter Consultant 1986-1987. Kris served on the Phi Mu National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) Delegation from 2000-2007 and on the NPC Executive Committee as College Panhellenics Chairman 2007-2010. In 2010, Kris was elected Phi Mu Fraternity National President and with that position served as the Chairman of the Board of Phi Mu Foundation. Kris has worked for several companies including work as a legal abstractor and for Martha White Foods, Inc utilizing her degree in Communication with emphasis in Marketing and Sales.

Diane Hawkins Eggert, Zeta Iota
Diane Eggert was initiated into Zeta Iota Chapter, North Dakota State University. She has served Phi Mu in the areas of alumnae, as an area officer, on the National Council and on the Foundation Board of Trustees. Diane completed two terms on the National Council in 2010 as Vice President Finance. Elected to the position of Trustee in 2010, she served a four year term the first two years as Foundation Vice President of Special Projects and the final two years as Foundation President. Diane is a Certified Public Accountant and worked for the Federal Government for 23 years in the areas of finance, administrative services, travel and relocation.

Sharon Sudbury Staley, Alpha Chi
Sharon Staley was initiated into Alpha Chi Chapter, Texas Tech University. Sharon has served both the collegiate and alumnae areas in many positions. As an alumnae adviser, she served the Alpha Pi Chapter, University of Houston, for six years and as the Alpha Pi House Corporation Board Vice President and President. Sharon was elected to the Foundation Board of Trustees in 2010 and served a four year term in the position of Foundation Vice President Donor Relations. Sharon is a professional interior designer and carries the FASID distinction, Fellow member of American Society of Interior Designers.

The proposed slate for the position of Trustee will be formally presented at the National Convention in July 2014.

Final M3 2014 Results

2014 M3 Campaign Results Are In…Over $250,000 Raised To Support Phi Mu Foundation!

Thanks to nearly 12,000 Phi Mu alumnae, collegians, and friends who contributed to the 2014 M3 Campaign, Phi Mu Foundation exceeded our goal of $200,000 and raised an exciting $251,622! Additionally, we surpassed the 100% collegiate chapter participation goal of 75 with a total of 99 chapters with 100% participation!

Top 10 Contributing Chapters

  1. Lambda Epsilon, Christopher Newport University
  2. Alpha Delta, University of Mississippi
  3. Alpha Zeta, University of Alabama
  4. Alpha Eta, Louisiana State University
  5. Alpha Beta, University of Arkansas
  6. Lambda Theta, University of South Carolina
  7. Delta Tau, Western Kentucky University
  8. Kappa Alpha, Mississippi State University
  9. Alpha Nu, University of Florida
  10. Alpha Epsilon, Florida State University

100% Participation Chapters:

  1. Alpha Alpha, The University of Georgia
  2. Alpha Beta, University of Arkansas
  3. Alpha Delta, University of Mississippi
  4. Alpha Epsilon, Florida State University
  5. Alpha Eta, Louisiana State University
  6. Alpha Gamma, Samford University
  7. Alpha Iota, Mercer University
  8. Alpha Kappa, College of Charleston
  9. Alpha Lambda, Louisiana Tech University
  10. Alpha Mu, Auburn University
  11. Alpha Nu, University of Florida
  12. Alpha Omicron, University of Southern Mississippi
  13. Alpha Pi, University of Houston
  14. Alpha Psi, Southeastern Louisiana University
  15. Alpha Rho, University of Louisiana at Monroe
  16. Alpha Sigma, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  17. Alpha Zeta, University of Alabama
  18. Beta Mu, The Pennsylvania State University
  19. Beta Tau, Drexel University
  20. Beta Upsilon, Westminster College
  21. Chi, University of Missouri-Columbia
  22. Delta Epsilon, Purdue University
  23. Delta Iota, Baldwin Wallace University
  24. Delta Lambda, University of Evansville
  25. Delta Tau, Western Kentucky University
  26. Delta Theta, Transylvania University
  27. Delta Zeta, University of Cincinnati
  28. Delta, Tulane University
  29. Epsilon Epsilon, Oklahoma City University
  30. Epsilon Mu, Houston Baptist University
  31. Epsilon Nu, Oklahoma State University
  32. Epsilon Omicron, Southern Arkansas University
  33. Epsilon Pi, Tarleton State University
  34. Epsilon Rho, Lyon College
  35. Epsilon Sigma, University of Texas at San Antonio
  36. Epsilon Xi, Louisiana State University in Shreveport
  37. Epsilon, Millsaps College
  38. Eta Nu, California State University, Northridge
  39. Eta Zeta, Cal. State University, Fresno
  40. Gamma Delta, American University
  41. Gamma Eta, Roanoke College
  42. Gamma Gamma, Queens University of Charlotte
  43. Gamma Kappa, UNC-Wilmington
  44. Gamma Lambda, UNC-Chapel Hill
  45. Gamma Mu, Western Carolina University
  46. Gamma Rho, University of West Georgia
  47. Gamma Sigma, Georgia College & State University
  48. Gamma Tau, The Johns Hopkins University
  49. Kappa Alpha, Mississippi State University
  50. Kappa Beta, Valdosta State University
  51. Kappa Epsilon, Delta State University
  52. Kappa Eta, Nicholls State University
  53. Kappa Iota, Northwestern State University of Louisiana
  54. Kappa Lambda, University of Memphis
  55. Kappa Mu, Georgia Southern University
  56. Kappa Omega, University of South Alabama
  57. Kappa Phi, LaGrange College
  58. Kappa Pi, Tennessee Technological University
  59. Kappa Rho, Florida Atlantic University
  60. Kappa Sigma, Jacksonville State University
  61. Kappa Tau, Lander University
  62. Kappa Upsilon, University of North Georgia
  63. Kappa Xi, University of West Alabama
  64. Kappa, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
  65. Lambda Beta, Appalachian State University
  66. Lambda Epsilon, Christopher Newport University
  67. Lambda Gamma, Virginia Commonwealth University
  68. Lambda Iota, East Carolina University
  69. Lambda Theta, University of South Carolina
  70. Mu, Breanau University
  71. Nu, Shorter College
  72. Phi Alpha, McDaniel College
  73. Phi Beta, Albright College
  74. Phi Eta, York College of Pennsylvania
  75. Phi Gamma, University of Maryland-Baltimore County
  76. Phi Kappa, Muhlenberg College
  77. Phi Lambda, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
  78. Phi Theta, Towson University
  79. Rho Alpha, IUPUI
  80. Rho Beta, University of Michigan-Dearborn
  81. Rho Delta, Central Michigan University
  82. Rho Eta, Grand Valley State University
  83. Rho Gamma, Ball State University
  84. Rho Iota, University of Kentucky
  85. Rho Kappa, Kent State University
  86. Rho Theta, Elmhurst College
  87. Rho Zeta, Bellarmine University
  88. Rho, Hanover College
  89. Theta Alpha, University of North Alabama
  90. Theta Beta, Georgia State University
  91. Theta Delta, Spring Hill College
  92. Theta Epsilon, Kennesaw State University
  93. Theta Gamma, Florida International University
  94. Theta Kappa, Huntingdon College
  95. Theta Nu, Florida Gulf Coast University
  96. Theta Theta, Columbus State University
  97. Theta Zeta, Georgia Institute of Technology
  98. Theta, Belmont University
  99. Zeta Gamma, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

M3 is Phi Mu Foundation’s largest Annual Fund campaign.  During the month of March, collegians and alumnae are asked to give $18.52 in honor of their collegiate chapter and Phi Mu’s three founders, Mary, Mary and Martha.

Rho Chapter Celebrates 100 Years with $10,000 Donation to Phi Mu Foundation

Rho Chapter at Hanover College celebrated one hundred years of sisterhood in April. In recognition of this historic milestone, the Rho Chapter and the Rho Chapter House Corporation contributed $10,000 to Phi Mu Foundation and designated the gift for the Philomathean Room at the Cannonball House in Macon, GA. This generous gift will help Phi Mu Foundation continue to preserve the history of Phi Mu Fraternity that is housed in the Philomathean Room.

Collegiate and alumnae chapters recognize the importance of giving their time and treasures to Phi Mu’s national philanthropy, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals AND to Phi Mu Foundation. Both organizations…Phi Mu’s helping children and sisters helping sisters…making an impact.

Thank you, Rho Chapter and Rho Chapter House Corporation. Your gift makes a significant difference.