The Omicron chapter of Alpha Phi was established at the University of Missouri in 1910. We are Alpha Phi’s 15th oldest chapter and were the 5th sorority on Mizzou’s campus. To honor the Omicron chapter’s 100th anniversary in October 2010, over 600 sisters came to the Omicron house for the Centennial Celebration.
The Centennial Celebration was a weekend full of alumna and collegiates enjoying their time together, reminiscing over their favorite memories with their sisters. The weekend started in Lemone Lounge press box at Faurot Field, then Saturday morning the alumna and collegiates marched through campus for a Heart Walk benefitting the Alpha Phi foundation, wearing matching red “move your phi’t” shirts. Following the walk, sisters toured the Omicron house, where the long awaited plaque honoring the history of Omicron and its distinguished alumnae was presented. Among those alumnae included Carrie Francke, the first woman president of the Missouri Students Association, and Melodie A. Powell, former national president of the Mizzou Alumni Association and now proudly stands in front of the Alpha Phi house. Saturday was ended by toasting champagne and taking group pictures at the columns, before an elegant dinner and gala on Carnahan quadrangle. At the gala, sisters told of their favorite Mizzou memories and received anniversary honorary badges marking 10, 25, and 50 years of membership. The weekend was truly remarkable, click here to read The Maneater’s coverage of Omicron’s Centennial Celebration.