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WIU Alumna Elected National President of Alpha Sigma Alpha

October 2, 2012

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MACOMB, IL – Western Illinois University alumna Nora M. Ten Broeck was recently elected the national president of Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority.

Ten Broeck earned a bachelor's degree in mass communication (1991) and a master's degree in college student personnel (1996) from Western. She also earned an MBA from Aurora University. While at Western, Ten Broeck was active in Alpha Sigma Alpha, Panhellenic Council, the University Union Board, Order of Omega, was a resident assistant, and was a member of the Blue Key honor society.

"It is an honor to serve as the national president of Alpha Sigma Alpha," said Ten Broeck. "I thank my parents, Robert and the late Margaret M. Ten Broeck, for encouraging my academic success at Western and my sorority membership. I am the first WIU alumna to preside as national president in the sorority's 111-year history, and I look forward to the reinstatement of the WIU Beta Kappa Chapter beginning in 2013."

As a member of the national chapter of Alpha Sigma Alpha, Ten Broeck has been a leadership consultant, chapter advisor, housing corporation board member, Emma Coleman Frost Leadership Development Institute facilitator, Pheonix magazine contributor, national chairman of membership and a national council member. She authored "The Tie That Binds: A Celebration of Alpha Sigma Alpha" and was an assistant editor for "The Years Behind Us: A History of Alpha Sigma Alpha."

Alpha Sigma Alpha is dedicated to developing women of poise and purpose. Western's Beta Kappa Chapter of Alpha Sigma Alpha, installed in 1943 on the WIU campus, closed in 2003 because of declining membership, but will be reinstated in 2013.

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