Chi Eta Phi

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Chi Eta Phi
ΧΗΦ
Founded October 16, 1932; 82 years ago (1932-10-16)
Freedman's Hospital, Washington, D. C.
Type Professional
Scope International
Mission statement provide service for humanity, elevate the plane of nursing and to increase interest in the nursing profession
Motto Service for Humanity
Colors

     Green

     Yellow
Mascot Turtle
Publication Chi Line
Chapters 81 graduate chapters and 39 undergraduate chapters located in 26 states, District of Columbia, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, and Monrovia, Liberia
Members 8000 collegiate
Headquarters 3029 13th Street
Washington, D.C., USA
Homepage http://www.chietaphi.com
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Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc is a professional association for registered professional nurses and student nurses. Both men and women can become members.[1][2] The Sorority has more than 8000 members. There are over 81 graduate chapters and 39 undergraduate chapters located in 26 stats, District of Columbia, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, and Monrovia Liberia, West Africa. Elcedo Bradley is the 20th Supreme Basileus.

Chi Eta Phi was founded due to concerns of founder about the restrictions in employment of black nurses to segregated facilities and to positions where there was little or not chance of advancement.[3] The organization was started on October 16, 1932 by Aliene C. Ewell and 11 other registered nurses.[4]

These Founders are

Ailene C. Ewell Henrietta Smith Chisholm Mildred Wood Lucas Lillian Moseley Boswell
Katherine Chandler Turner Susan Elizabeth Freeman Bessie Foster Cephas Clara Belle Royster
Clara E. Beverly Ruth Garrett Glady Louise Catchings Olivia Larkins Howard

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