AXndness, or Alpha Chindness, is simply kindness shown to another Alpha Chi Omega alumna.

Our big AXndness project for May 21, 2011 and May 18, 2013 was supporting the Steve Ellis Memorial Scholarship Run on the campus of Florida State University.

Steve was married to Karen a very active Beta Eta alumna,

2013 is the Second Biennial 5K, and it corresponds with the FSU v. Clemson baseball weekend. Steve was  a much loved journalist for the Tallahassee Democrat. He loved his alma mater Clemson (he was a Pike there) and FSU (he wrote about FSU sports of decades).  Read more about him here:

This scholarship will be funded through the FSU College of Communication and Information. We are so close, we hope to complete the funding after this second 5K! You have to raise $25,000 to fund a scholarship, so we are super excited!

It would mean THE WORLD to Karen to see collegians and alumnae running or volunteering for the event. PLEASE CONTACT JennySue if you can volunteer. If you want to run instead, AWESOME: