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about us

Chi Omega is the largest women’s fraternal organization in the world with over 380,000 initiates wit 1 in 4 sorority women being a Chi Omega. Founded in 1895 at the University of Arkansas, Chi Omega has grown to 181 collegiate chapters, including our very own chapter!

 

Our chapter has received the "Award of Excellence", a national honor from Chi Omega, over the past 11 years. In the Spring of 2021, our chapter received the "Chapter of Excellence'' award from Millsaps College Greek Life. We look forward to continuing our tradition of being "womanly always and discouraged never" and striving for success all while supporting our sisters in Chi Omega. We cannot wait to celebrate our 88th year at Millsaps College.

 

Check out our Chi Omega national website to see what our sisters are doing all over the country.

fast facts

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Founding: April 5, 1895, at the University of Arkansas

Millsaps Chapter Founding: March 31, 1934

Flower: White Carnation

Symbol: Skull + Crossbones

Colors: Cardinal + Straw

National Philanthropy: Make-A-Wish Foundation

Mascot: Owl

Patron Goddess: Demeter

Motto: Sisters On Purpose

"Even though we were very young, we were a sincere group of young women who had very definite ideas . . . of what an intelligently trained woman could do in society."

Founder, Jobelle Holocombe

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“Our badge represents the pride and honor that members feel as representatives of our Fraternity.”

National archivist

Lyn Harris