Gamma Omega Receives 7 Awards at Convention
Gamma Omega – University of Alabama at Birmingham
For Immediate Release
July 16, 2017
Alpha Gamma Delta International Convention Awards
The Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta is highly honored at 49th International Convention.
July 16, 2017, BIRMINGHAM, AL –
The Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta at the University of Alabama at Birmingham attended the Women’s Fraternity’s 49th International Convention in Orlando, Florida July 13th through July 16th. The UAB chapter brought home seven awards and was recognized on two honor rolls. Chapter advisor Laura Junkin said, “I am proud that the chapter's hard work and dedication is rewarded by our international council. The chapter is dedicated to living out our purpose each and every day and strives to impact the community of UAB, Birmingham, and beyond. These women are dedicated, selfless and represent the best of the best.” The awards include the following:
Activities Award for 100% participation in activities outside Alpha Gamma Delta
Georgia Otis Chipman Award for exhibiting graciousness, warmth, and kindness
Member Excellence Award for achieving excellence in new member and member retention
Joy of Service Award for demonstrating outstanding support of community service
Recruiting with Purpose Award for hosting innovative and values-based recruitment events
Innovative Scholarship Award for their commitment to scholarship.
International Council Recognition Award to Aileen Jong
The Chapter received honor roll recognition in Recruitment Excellence and Effective Management.
In addition to International Awards, the chapter was also recognized by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Office of Student Affairs for pillars of excellence in scholarship, leadership, community, and service for the 2015-16 school year.
Our sister Aileen Jong was a recipient of the International Council Recognition Award which is given to sisters who are impacting the world's work. Her passion for women's health, noted by her co-founding of Camions of Care at UAB, inspires her sisters to invest in their community and lead through servant leadership. She was also the recipient of a Clinton Global Initiative scholarship, which allowed Aileen to make her commitment to action a reality.
About Alpha Gamma Delta International Fraternity
Alpha Gamma Delta was officially founded on May 30, 1904 at Syracuse University. Each of the Fraternity’s 11 founders were progressive women who selflessly contributed to the foundation and growth of Alpha Gamma Delta. Since the founding, collegiate chapters have been installed at more than 180 colleges and universities across North America and more than 155,000 women have become Alpha Gam sisters. Guided by the Alpha Gamma Delta Purpose, Alpha Gamma Deltas strive to attain a higher standard, thereby improving their lives, the lives of those around them and the communities in which they live. Together, Alpha Gamma Delta continually works to inspire the woman and impact the world.
About Alpha Gamma Delta Gamma Omega Chapter
The Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta was founded at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1978. As a sisterhood, Alpha Gam exists to provide opportunities for personal development through the spirit of sisterhood, education and philanthropic efforts. Gamma Omega also works hard to support their philanthropy which benefits the Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation and the American Diabetes Association through numerous events throughout the year.