The UIW Greek Family
The Offices of Campus Life offer many opportunities for students to get involved through membership in over 60 student organizations. The UIW Greeks are a diverse community comprised of local, national, and international Greek organizations. This community offers its members opportunities to expand their undergraduate experience though leadership, academic excellence, service, brotherhood and sisterhood. Go Greek! It’s one of the most fulfilling experiences at UIW.
F A L L 2 0 1 1 E D I T I O N the UIW G!""# z family z M A K E Y O U R M A R K A N D L E AV E A L E G A C Y Recruitment week is here! Come out and learn about Greek life at UIW. September 12, 2011. Go Greek FRATERNITIES & SORORITIES The Offices of Campus Life offer many opportunities for students to get involved through membership in over 60 student organizations. The UIW Greeks are a diverse community comprised of local, national, and international PHC Sororities Alpha Sigma Alpha Alpha Sigma Tau Delta Beta Chi Delta Xi Nu * The respected organization does not maintain a chapter at UIW, but instead UIW students are part of a larger city chapter consisting of members from participating universities in the San Antonio area. IFC: 6pm - 9pm BSH, Room 129 Info Night PHC: 6pm - 9pm Marian Hall Ballroom Greek organizations. This community offers its members opportunities to expand their undergraduate experience though leadership, academic excellence, service, brotherhood and sisterhood. Go Greek! It's one of the most fulfilling experiences at UIW. City Wide Chapters * Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. * Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. IFC Fraternities Chi Phi Lambda Chi Alpha Kappa Sigma Alpha Sigma Alpha Alpha Sigma Alpha is a national women's organization that strives to develop well rounded women of poise and purpose. "This is accomplished through focusing on four areas of development: physical, spiritual, intellectual, and social. "Each of our events contributes to growth in at least one of these areas. Service is also very important to us. We have two national philanthropies, Special Olympics and S. June Smith Center, as well as one local philanthropy, Respite Care. Our goal is to inspire women to lead, serve and make a difference in their communities. Quick Facts National Founding Date: November 15, 1901 Chapter Founding Date: November 21, 1998 Motto: Aspire, Seek, Attain Mascot: Ladybug, Raggedy Anne ! ! ! ! ! Flower: Aster, Narcissus Zeta Sigma Chapter email@example.com President: Alyssa Alleyn, firstname.lastname@example.org VP of Public Relations & Recruitment: Marissa Salazar Chapter email: email@example.com Facebook Page: Alpha Sigma Alpha- Zeta Sigma website: http://asa-zs.weebly.com/about-us.html Since 1899, Alpha Sigma Tau has stood for excellence. Alpha Sigma Tau makes women into chapter leaders and community partners. AST is about women who work together to support each other, creating meaningful relationships that add value to their lives. Alpha Sigma Tau provides positive opportunities for women to be sisters, leaders, scholars and philanthropists. These are Friendships Forged in Tradition! Alpha Sigma Tau EPSILON ETA CHAPTER Chartered: April 25, 2009 President Abigail Carillo Recruitment Director Victoria Dilks Chapter Website PURPOSE To promote ethical, cultural and social QUICK FACTS development of its * Founded: November 4, members. 1899 in Ypsilanti, * Open Motto: Michigan. Active, Self-Reliant, * Colors: Emerald Trustworthy Green and Gold * Flower: Yellow Rose * Jewel: Pearl * Symbol: Anchor * Mascot: Turtle National: Pine Mountain Settlement School National Service Project: Habitat for Humanity Local: Alzheimer's Association PHILANTHROPY Beauty of Spirit, Fulfillment of Self, Exceptional Sisterhood Delta Beta Chi Our sisterhood is built on a foundation of love and loyalty. We strive to develop spiritual, intellectual, and social qualities in young women. The sisterhood becomes a foundation for all of its members and allows young women to gain the experience and wisdom that they need for a successful future. The bonds of Delta Beta Chi are stronger than they have ever been and we aim to establish and maintain the highest standards of conduct among all members! PRESIDENT JENNIFER WILLBORN Recruitment Chair Sarah Hudson Chapter Website Chapter Email DBX Facebook Alpha Chapter: UIW Founding Date: November 11, 1985 Motto: "Sisterhood Lasts a Lifetime" Mascot: Duck Flower: Pink Rose Colors: Pink, White, Black Quick Facts Delta Beta Chi stands for excellence in scholarship and the development of interpersonal relationships. Our hope Mission is that we can help shape young women through their growth as sisters and devotion to their faith. Delta Beta Chi Breast Cancer encourages individuality Awareness and diversity amongst United States Armed sisters and the student Forces body. Philanthropies Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority was founded by five women on October 7, 1997 in order to promote cultural awareness and diversity on the Texas A&M University Campus and surrounding area. Jaime Slaughter, Jetje Brewton, Adrienne Magirl, Rena Kharbat, and Lesliam Quiros established Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority with the mission to educate their community and peers about the importance of diversity and cultural awareness. Being African American, Dutch, Irish/Mexican, Palestinian, and Puerto Rican, they wanted to tell the world that it was their DIFFERENCES that had brought them together and made them stronger. We pride ourselves on unity and diversity, since 10-7-97 that has been our creed. There's no one like a HONEY, we're all uniquely made. We're XI HONEYS and we're classy, in every different shade. Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority, Inc EXCLUSIVE ETA CHAPTER Chapter Email Recruitment Chair Cielo Perez Recruitment Chair Aricel Alvarado Xi Honeys Founding Date: October 7, 1997. QUICK FACTS Violence against women The Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority is committed to the furtherance of multiculturalism by promoting diversity and cultural awareness in our local communities and throughout the world. MISSION PHILANTHROPY Symbol: Butterfly Flower: Red Tulip Colors: Red & Silver "Sisterhood, Culture, Education" Changing Old Ways to New Chi Phi The Chi Phi Fraternity is one of the oldest Fraternities and the first social Fraternity in the United States. The Mu Theta Chapter is one of six chapters in the state of Texas and is established at the University of the Incarnate Word, one of the largest private Catholic Universities in Texas. We pride ourselves on our values of truth, honor, and personal integrity, and the concept of the true gentlemen. We are more than a Fraternity, we are a brotherhood consisting of friendship, supported by one another, offering a lifetime of memories and maintaining" a goal of" making each brother a better man and look to grow our Fraternity. Mission TO BUILD BETTER MEN through lifelong friendships, leadership opportunities, and character development. Quick Facts Mascot: Bulldog Mu Theta Chapter: UIW National Founding Date: December 24, 1824 Colors: Blue and Scarlet Contact Info President: Christoper Corpus firstname.lastname@example.org Join us on FB! "Truth, Honor and Personal Integrity" Kappa Sigma Becoming a Kappa Sigma At the heart of Kappa Sigma lie the Fraternity's Four Pillars,"which guide our ambitions and underpin our successes. Striving for excellence in Fellowship, Leadership,"Scholarship and Service produces Brothers who are involved in all aspects of campus life; who excel academically as students and professionally upon graduation; who develop lifelong bonds with those around them and who support those peers; and who serve their colleges and communities. Becoming a Kappa Sigma provides the framework to build yourself into the man you want to be. The Kappa Sigma Fraternity was founded December 10, 1869 at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. Kappa Sigma celebrates its 142nd anniversary in 2011. Kappa Sigma is one of the five largest fraternities with over 255,000 initiates of which over 196,000 are living, and currently has over 14,000 undergraduate members. Quick Facts National Founding Date: December 10, 1869 Colors: Scarlet, White, Emerald Green Motto: Bologna Teaches Contact Info President: Gilbert Lopez Email: email@example.com Lambda Chi Alpha The vision of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity is to prepare and encourage collegiate men of good character, high ethics, and noble ideals to contribute positively to the world in which they live. Lambda Chi Alpha's mission is to offer the best fraternal experience, focusing on personal character development through leadership, scholarship, community service, and positive social experiences. Lambda Chi Alpha serves as a co-curricular experience to complement higher education by providing young men with opportunities for academic achievement, leadership development, and lifelong friendships. Through our Core Values and ritualist teachings, Lambda Chi Alpha aims to systematically develop our men by fundamentally shaping who they are, what they know, and what they can do. Mission Quick Facts National Founding Date: November 2, 1909 Colors: Purple, Green, Gold Symbol: Cross and Crescent Contact Info President: Andres Aguirre firstname.lastname@example.org "Every Man a Man" The purpose of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of service to all mankind. that was founded on the campus of"Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908. It is the oldest Greek-lettered organization established by African-American college-educated women. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. DELTA RHO CHAPTER Chartered: November 22, 1961 Quick Facts * Founded: January 15, 1908 * Colors: Salmon Pink and Apple Green * Flower: Tea Rose PHILANTHROPY National Website * Symbol: Ivy Leaf Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is an international service organization Chapter Facebook Page "By Culture and By Merit" Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The sorority was founded in 1913 by 22 students at Howard University. These young women wanted to use their collective strength to promote academic excellence; to provide scholarships; to provide support to the under served; educate and stimulate participation in the establishment of positive public policy; and to highlight issues and provide solutions for problems in their communities. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a private non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. A sisterhood of more than 200,00 predominately black college educated women, the sorority currently has over 900 chapter located in the US, England, Japan (Tokyo & Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Republic of Korea. The major programs of the sorority are based upon the organizations Five Point Programmatic Thrust: * Economic Development * Educational Development * International Awareness & Involvement * Physical & Mental Health * Political Awareness & Involvement ZETA UPSILON CHAPTER Established: May 31, 1969 President Jessica Shittu QUICK FACTS * Founded: January 13, 1913 at Howard University. * Colors: Crimson and Creme * Flower: African Violet * Symbol: Lady Fortitude, Elephant Twitter @ZYDeltas "Intelligence is the Torch of Wisdom."