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Mississippi Alpha

The University of Southern Mississippi

Founding date: 4/8/1961

Installing Officer:
Grand President
Alice Weber
Mansfield (Johnson),
Missouri Beta

Installation at Mississippi Alpha

A local group, Pi Phi Alpha, was formed in 1960. The group officially became a chapter of Pi Beta Phi on April 8, 1961. The Initiation Ceremony took place at Westminster Presbyterian Church. The installation banquet was held at the Holiday Inn. It featured programs studded with a jeweled crown and favors of perfume, lipstick, keychains and matches. Carrying out the theme, Mississippi Alpha Edith Miller presented a jewel-studded crown to Grand President Alice Weber Mansfield (Johnson), Missouri Beta.