1925: The First Convention

Ada A. Norton was instrumental in organizing Alpha Sigma Tau's first National Convention.

1925: The First Convention

The first National Convention was held in Detroit, Michigan. It was significant not only because it was the Sorority’s first, but also because it was the last requirement Alpha Sigma Tau needed to meet to be recognized as a national organization by the Association of Education Sororities. The other requirements were having five chapters and a Sorority magazine, both of which were met earlier in 1925.

The preliminary meeting was held on the evening of October 8, 1925, and 49 members attended. During the rest of the Convention, which spanned from October 8–10, a constitution was written and national officers were elected. Theta Chapter at Wayne State University also hosted a tea to allow the Sisters to renew old friendships and make new ones.


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