2017 Senior Spotlight – Melody McAlister

Hi All-
We’re starting a new series called ‘Senior Spotlight’. We will be showcasing each senior in an effort to help kickstart their professional networking. Through Clio, we have a large network of professional women, and we hope to better leverage this moving forward.

Here is the first posting→

Name: Melody McAlister
Graduation Year: 2017
Pledge Class: Spring 2014
Current Clio Position: True Clio, Fundraising Chairperson, Corresponding and Alumni Secretary
Major/Minor: Psychology with minors in Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies
Hometown: Hewlett-Woodmere, NY
Honors/Acolytes: Safe Zone Trained, Opioid Overdose Response trained, Mentor in Violence Prevention (MVP) trained
Extracurricular Activities: Member of Hips n Harmony A’cappella group and research assistant in the Sibling-Peer Research Group with Dr. Ganie DeHart. For the research i’m doing with Dr. DeHart, I am preparing a presentation for the Association for Psychological Science (APS) Conference in May in Boston! Also currently developing a research project with Dr. Claire Gravelin for my women’s studies minor on the concept of “Mansplaining”
I hope to pursue a career in the following area & industry: I’d like to pursue a career in the mental health and counseling field. As of now I’m looking into PsyD programs for the future.
I would like to network with alumni in the following careers & location: Open to relocating anywhere! Looking to pursue something in the mental health field with increased interest in addiction services and working with women towards gaining further equality and treatment in the workplace and beyond
Anything extra you’d like to share about yourself: I was fortunate enough to be able to study abroad in the fall of 2016 in Groningen, The Netherlands!

Relay for Life

Hey Clios!
The actives have started to collect donations for Relay for Life which is an event they participate in every Spring. If you are able and willing to donate, please visit their page click here . Remember these donations are tax deductible! Also- remember to check if your company participated in donation matching.



In Memoriam


It is with a heavy heart that we announce Alumni Sister Mary Moran Turner ’82, who was the driving force in the girls who saved the sorority in 1979 passed away June 29, 2016. There would be no sorority today if she had not taken the steps to spearhead the actions of our group to approach the actives and join the sorority. She is missed every day.


Annual Migrant Children’s Christmas Party


The actives held the annual Migrant Children’s Christmas Party on Saturday 12/3. This is an event that actives have sponsored annually for quite some time now (30+ years!)

 If any alumni are willing and able to help out with gift donations for the kids’ parents that will be delivered for them to open on Christmas Morning please let us know by or before Dec. 20th.


Annual Migrant Children's Christmas Party

Annual Migrant Children’s Christmas Party 2016

PS- Does anyone happen to know the exact year this tradition started?



Baby Daisies! FALL ’16 *)’

The actives have officially crossed a new crop of BABY DAISIES!

Congratulations to Brianna Paulino, Hanna Dean, Jaspreet Kaur, Emily Gossin, Camille David, Julia Rabinovich!


Top row left to right then bottom row left to right: Brianna Paulino, Hanna Dean, Jaspreet Kaur, Emily Gossin, Camille David, Julia Rabinovich



Fall'16 with moms

They dressed like babies and the moms dressed as “Long Island moms”

Welcome to the best sorority ever, ladies.


Full Corp!

Hi All-

We’re excited to say that we have filled all of the open positions on the Corporation!

Nina Caraveo has officially been voted in as the new Treasurer and Laura Caley has been voted in as the new Secretary.