Alumna Deana Gage (Gamma Iota-Texas Tech), Team Lead for LSU
shared, "Initiating 227 new members into Alpha Phi was only one of the
highlights of a wonderful weekend in Baton Rouge. It was so exciting to have
alumnae, parents and friends from across the nation join with us in celebrating
the re-installation of Delta Tau. We are so grateful for the support that they
and all of the LSU Greek community have provided to us throughout the
colonization and installation process."
Alpha Phi was accepted to colonize at the University of
Ottawa in November 2013 by the local sorority Kappa Zeta Psi. Installation
events began on Friday, March 28, 2014, with the Court of Ivy ceremony. On
Saturday, March 29, Initiation took place welcoming 56 initiates, nine of which
were alumnae. An Installation Banquet took place on Sunday, March 30 with
representatives from Alpha Phi's Extension Team, International Executive Board
and Executive Office. The chapter presented a $1,000 donation on behalf of
Alpha Phi Foundation to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute's new Women's
Since the University of Ottawa is a bilingual campus, International Executive Board President Linda Boland (Gamma Kappa-CSU/Long Beach) shared the following at the Installation Banquet: "l s'agit d'un événement extraordinaire et un moment de fierté pour notre Fraternité [This is an extraordinary event and a proud moment for our Fraternity]."Alpha Phi looks forward to the continued growth of both chapters and congratulates its newest members at both LSU and Ottawa.