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Gamma Alpha Omega

Nationally Founded: January 25, 1993
Founded at University of Idaho: October 29, 1999
Motto: "Nos Una Crescemus (United We Will Grow)"
Flower: White Thornless Rose
Colors: Navy Blue, Forest Green, and White
Number of chapters nationally: 22
National headquarters location: Tempe, Arizona

Visit the national website

Sisterhood Activities:

  • Annual Courtyard Show
  • Sisterhood Retreats
  • Community Service Functions
  • Step and Stroll Competitions 
  • Fundraisers (selling Krispy Kreme Donuts, working concession stands)
  • Social and Impromptu Social Events

Academic/Scholarship Activities:

  • Monthly Study Table
  • Grade Checks-Midterm
  • Tutor-In Sessions
  • Weekly Study Table
  • Individual Study Hours
  • Participate in College Success Series

Community Service/Philanthropy Activities:

  • Paint the Palouse
  • Make A Difference Day
  • Tower Trick or Treat
  • Save-the-Pumpkins
  • Vandal Challenge
  • Palouse Cares
  • Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival
  • Vandal Friday
  • Cesar Chavez Celebration
  • Saturday of Service
  • Soy Unica Soy Latina
  • Kids on Campus
  • Vandal Community Table
  • Humane Society
  • Orphan Acres Horse Rehabilitation
  • Goodwill
  • Salvation Army
  • Blood Drives
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Adopt-a-Street (Biannual)
  • Gamma/Lambda Toy Drive Express
  • Read to Children at Hastings
  • El Color De Nuestra Raza
  • D-A-C (Disability Action Center)
  • Stop the Hate

Social Activities

  • Movies
  • Karaoke
  • Dances
  • Social Gatherings with other Orgs
  • Bowling
  • BBQs
  • Community Service

Awards and Honors (campus & national)

  • Highest Community Service Hours
  • Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival: Dress to Impress, Service Excellence
  • Highest GPA
  • Northwest Step and Stroll Competition 2nd Place
  • Recognized by Lambda Theta Phi for support for their Regional Conference