(U.S.) Memorial Day Office Closing
The Fraternity, Theta Foundation, and Fraternity Housing Corporation offices will be closed Friday, May 27, and Monday, May 30, in recognition of the (U.S.) Memorial Day holiday.
February is NPC’s Month of the Scholar, and we asked some of our staff members and volunteers to share their favorite and most influential books. Many of the titles selected were important to them because of their coming-of-age theme, inspirational messages, or simply just exciting and fun!
Mary Jane Beach added Pride and Prejudice because “women were rarely published and some wrote under a pseudonym. How brave Jane was much like our founders. Stepping out to publish such a fine example of what daily life was like for women with no rights to own property, little freedom to marry for love and how society was so rigid.” Erica Ochs loved The Secret History because “it accurately captures the intense friendships and the need to fit in that characterizes the college experience of so many.” Maggie Harris recommends Perseverance, and not just because any Theta would be attracted to the title! She gives this book to friends who need a little inspiration, guidance and support.
Are any of your personal favorites on this list? What titles would you recommend to members? Let us know in the comments area below.
Katharine Murphy, assistant director of chapter services:
Mindy Marshall, director of administration:
Mary Jane Beach, NPC delegate:
Noraleen Young, staff archivist:
Erica Ochs, college compliance committee chairman:
Cindy Thoennes, Theta Foundation manager of operations:
Leah Logan, alumnae district director:
Lauren Palmer, FHC property manager:
Maggie Harris, college district director:
Remember too to join our Reading Women online book club! Upcoming book selections are listed on the Reading Women web page. Several books in the list below have been featured as Reading Women book selections!