Congratulations to alumnae Beth Knaus McOsker (above right) and Carol Mooney (left), both Alpha Lambda, for being recognized by their respective area Alumnae Panhellenic Associations!
Beth, who also serves as Alpha Sigma Tau’s First Alternate NPC Delegate, was honored as Greek Woman of the Year by the Tidewater Alumnae Panhellenic Association (TAPA). Nominated by her Panhellenic sisters, the award recognizes Beth for her commitment to Panhellenic ideals through sorority involvement, her dedication to the NPC, and service to schools and community organizations like the Boy Scouts in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Like Beth, Carol serves on Alpha Sigma Tau’s NPC delegation as Second Alternate Delegate. Carol was recognized as a Woman of Distinction by the Northern Virginia Alumnae Panhellenic Association (NVAPA). Each year, NVAPA recognizes a member who has best demonstrated a commitment to Panhellenic ideals through her sorority involvement and service to her community. Those who nominated Carol spoke of her as a “living example of NPC’s mission to provide advocacy and support for the advancement of all sorority women … who exemplifies the NPC’s core values of friendship, leadership, service, knowledge, integrity, and community.”
Alumnae Panhellenic Associations are community-based organizations affiliated with the NPC. Comprised of alumnae from all NPC sororities, they share in the NPC’s mission of advancing the sorority experience and maintaining a connection to sorority life beyond college graduation.
Both Beth and Carol see their Alumnae Panhellenic involvement as an extension of their Alpha Sigma Tau Sisterhood. “I firmly believe that life in sorority continues after college,” says Beth. “I have always enjoyed getting to know other Panhellenic sisters. It gives me the opportunity to meet other women who share similar values and dedication to the sorority experience.”
Alumnae Panhellenics are a great opportunity to continue sorority life even if there is not an Alpha Sigma Tau alumnae chapter in your area,” agrees Carol. “The benefits of being involved with a Panhellenic are numerous – friendship, common goals, giving back to the community, being able to stretch my leadership skills, and so much more. But the biggest benefit is making new friends in addition to Alpha Sigma Tau and nurturing those connections and friendships. Some of my very best friends are from other NPC member organizations.”
To learn more about Alumnae Panhellenic Associations, as well as other opportunities to stay engaged as an alumna, visit alphasigmatau.org/alumnae.