What does Alpha Omicron mean?

What does Alpha Omicron mean?

Alpha Omicron Pi (ΑΟΠ, AOII, Alpha O) is an international women’s fraternity founded on January 2, 1897, at Barnard College on the campus of Columbia University in New York City.

Why doesn’t Alpha Omicron have a crest?

AOII does not have a crest because we were founded on Greek, rather than medieval, ideals. In its place we use the image of a rose.

What is Alpha Omicron Pi reputation?

Reputation is the photograph; character is the face. Reputation comes over one from without; character grows from within. Reputation is what you have when you come to a new community; character is what you have when you go away. Your reputation is learned in an hour; your character does not come to light for a year.

What is AOII mascot?

Our Mascot The Panda Bear. In 1976, AOII adopted the Panda Bear as our unofficial mascot, then RT&J voted to make the panda our official mascot during International Convention 2017. AOII donates hundreds of pandas every year to children attending annual Juvenile Arthritis (JA) Conferences and camps.

What is the difference between Omicron and Omega?

Omicron is Greek for ‘little o’ and is distinct from the term ‘omega’ which is the last letter of the alphabet.

What color is Alpha Omicron Pi?

Alpha Omicron Pi’s primary color palette is made up of cardinal (PMS 200C) and pink (PMS 191C). Whether on screen, in a brochure or printed on a T-shirt, these colors should be rendered as closely as possible. The International Fraternity logomark and Greek letters should always appear in the primary color palette.

Why is the AOII mascot a panda?

Why a panda bear? While not an official symbol, the Fraternity and most chapters consider the panda to be AOII’s mascot. Known for having no enemies, the panda was a great choice to help define our desire to work for the betterment of communities.

Why is AOII a fraternity?

As expressed in the Object of the Fraternity, Alpha Omicron Pi was founded on the ideals of character, dignity, scholarship, and college loyalty. All members of the Fraternity, collegiate and alumnae, are expected to live these values to the fullest and carry the spirit of AOII into the world around them.

Is Phi Mu a good sorority?

While not one of the largest sororities in the country, Phi Mu has arguably the best sorority house at its University of Alabama chapter.

What schools have Alpha Omicron Pi?

United States

State University Chapter
California Stanford University Lambda
California University of California Berkeley Sigma
California University of California Davis Chi Alpha
California University of California Los Angeles Kappa Theta

Why is AOII a panda?

What are the 4 pillars of AOII?

Created by alumnae, for alumnae, these topical challenges focus on four pillars of Alpha Omicron Pi – live, learn, lead and serve.