Franklin College sorority establishes award fund

FRANKLIN, Ind. – The Indiana Alpha chapter of Pi Beta Phi Sorority has established an endowed award fund in celebration its 130th year at Franklin College. The fund provides monetary gifts for qualified students in the organization. Eligible applicants must be initiated members of Pi Beta Phi, who are in good standing with the college and who uphold the fraternity's core values: integrity, commitment, personal and intellectual growth, philanthropic service and sincere friendship. The awards generated can be used for any college-related expense. More than 50 alumnae and friends have contributed thus far. To date, more than $19,000 has been raised, according to the project's lead fundraiser, Nora (Lowe) Brems, class of 1987. Donations continue to be accepted, as part of an effort that started in 2013 at the sorority's 125th anniversary celebration.

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Pence to deliver commencement address at Taylor University

UPLAND, Ind. — A Christian liberal arts university in Indiana says Vice President Mike Pence will be its featured commencement speaker. Taylor University announced Thursday that Pence is scheduled to address graduates of the school in Upland on May 18 at the Kesler Student Activities Center. The school’s President Dr. Paul Lowell Haines says in

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