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Greek Life at St. Mary’s University strives to empower members of Greek-letter organizations to excel, promote, and preserve the four principles of brotherhood/sisterhood, leadership, scholarship, and service. Together, Greeks offer an environment which supports and encourages the living out of ideals contained in each chapter creed, holding no tolerance for behavior unbecoming of the highest standards of the mission of the University. Greek leaders are students of character who set examples of leadership on the entire campus. We invite all students to take part in the Greek experience. The influences of Greek Life will take you beyond your higher education experience. Take the challenge and you will realize that membership will influence you

Sororities:

Fraternities:

- Alpha Phi

- Chi Phi

- Alpha Sigma Tau

- Kappa Sigma

- Beta Sigma Phi

- Kappa Theta Chi

- Delta Zeta

- Lambda Chi Alpha

- Kappa Delta Chi

- Omega Delta Phi

- Sigma Sigma Sigma

- Sigma Beta Chi - Sigma Phi Epsilon


Founded on September 18, 1872 at Syracuse University in New York.

Founded on May 3, 1997 at St. Mary’s.

Founder’s Day is celebrated on

October 10.

Motto: Union Hand in Hand

Our philanthropy is the Alpha Phi Foundation, established in 1956, which helps to promote women’s heart health.


Alpha Sigma Tau Alpha Sigma Tau is a national sorority dedicated to promoting the ethical, cultural and social development in its members. We are currently the oldest sorority on campus and are deeply rooted in tradition and values. We strive on creating active, self-reliant, and trustworthy sisters in all aspects in life and form bonds and friendships that will last forever. Alpha Sigma Tau is about women working together to accomplish great things both locally and nationally. Anchored in tradition, friendships forged in tradition!

Quick Facts

Philanthropy

National Philanthropy: Pine Mountain Settlement School

National Service Project: Habitat for Humanity

Local Service Project: Breast Cancer Awareness

Founded November 4th, 1899 at Eastern Michigan University

Colors: Emerald green and gold

Symbol: Anchor

Jewel: White pearl

Flower: Yellow Rose

Beta Theta Chapter Founded: April 24th, 1976 President: Katherine Vasquez president.astbetatheta@gmail.com Facebook Page: Alpha Sigma Tau at St. Mary’s University Local Mascot: Woodstock


Chapter: Beta Eta Pi

Est. April 30, 1931

ΒΣΦ

Who is Beta Sigma Phi? Beta Bits!

 International, Multicultural, Service-Based Sorority

Beta Sigma Phi is a multicultural sorority at St. Mary’s University. We predominately focus on the various cultural aspects within our community. Our purpose is to unite together in friendship. We strive to uphold our values and traditions, making us a sisterhood you can expect to cherish for a lifetime.

Philanthropy: Breast Cancer Awareness  Mascot: Bumble Bee Colors: Black and Gold Flower: Yellow Rose Fruit: Strawberry Founded: April 30, 1931 Motto: Vita, Scientia, Amicitia (Life, Learning, Friendship)

Service Throughout the year, Beta Sigma Phi participates in several service projects including on campus activities. Boo Bash, Continuing the Heritage and the Children’s Shelter are just some of the many service projects we are involved with. We also advocate Breast Cancer Awareness, collect Christmas gifts for less fortunate families, and actively participate in other Greek organizations’ service events.

Multicultural Beta Sigma Phi provides educational programs to its members and offers cultural events to others. We have had guest speakers, cultural performers and participated in historical tours to learn more about the culture of the world. Beta Sigma Phi also strives to incorporate a variety of cultures in everything we do.


Delta Zeta History Founded: October 24, 1902 Miami University, Oxford, Ohio Colors: Rose and green Flower: Pink Killarney rose Jewel: Diamond Badge: Roman Lamp Mascot: Turtle Number of Collegiate Chapters: 160 in the United States and Canada Number of Alumnae Chapters: Over 200 alumnae chapters offer continuing association in 49 states, including Hawaii as well as the United Kingdom and Canada. Surfing Sisters is our first virtual alumnae chapter, established in 1998 as an option for alumnae who do not live near an established college or alumnae group. Number of Initiated Members: Over 240,000 Philanthropy: Speech and Hearing , Painted Turtle Camp Partnerships: Gallaudet University, House Ear Institute, Starkey Hearing Institute Local Philanthropy: The Sunshine Cottage


Fun Facts!  Founded at

Texas Tech in 1987

Kappa Delta Chi

K∆X

 Latina Based  Colors: Pink

& Maroon  Mascot:

Penguin  Flower:

CHAPTER: PSI

EST. APRIL 5,1987

The Purpose of Kappa Delta Chi, shall be to promote the traditional values of unity, honesty integrity, and leadership of it’s members.

Pink Rose

In this

We are a service based sorority!

Sorority: 

Dedicated Women

Smart Women

Diversity

Laughter

Joy

Pride

Leadership

Business

Fun

Bonds that extend past our Chapter and our

Kappa Delta Chi was founded at Texas Tech University on April 6th,1987, by four lovely Latinas. We focus on community service, with a special emphasis on the Hispanic/ Latino populations. We were founded at St. Mary’s May 5th, 2000.


FUN FACTS:

 StMU Founding Date: April 9, 1988  Mascot: Flamingo  Colors: Scarlet and Blue  Philanthropy: Boys

Motto of Chi Phi Fraternity: “We take the best of the best and make them better”

and Girls Club Mission of Chi Phi Fraternity: To build better men through lifelong friendships, leadership opportunities, and character development.

Core Values: Friendship, Respect, Honesty, Responsibility, Commitment, and Personal Development


History Modern day Kappa Sigma was founded one chilly evening in the fall of 1869, as five students attending the University of Virginia in Charlottesville gathered in the room of William Grigsby McCormick, at 46 East Lawn, and planted the seed of Brotherhood. The new brothers recorded their bond in a Constitution and in an Oath that set forth the ideals and principles to all Kappa Sigma’s today

The Five Friends and Brothers In 1869 these Five Friends and Brothers brought the Order of Kappa Sigma to the University of Virginia.

Mission 

The Fraternity should complement and enhance the educational mission of the host institution.

The Fraternity should promote the ideal of Brotherhood.

The Fraternity should actively contribute to the personal growth and development of its members.

Brothers of the Lambda Psi Chapter of Kappa Sigma donating more than $1,000 to their local philanthropy: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. St. Mary’s University Lambda Psi Chapter St. Mary’s Founding: May 19, 2012 National Philanthropy: Military Heroes benefitting the Fisher House Local Philanthropy: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Brothers of the Lambda Psi Chapter of Kappa Sigma hanging out with Rattler Man during Rattler Round-Up prior to Recruitment Week.

Chapter President: David Huerta Email: dhuerta5@mail.stmarytx.edu Recruitment Chair: Miguel Aguirre


The purpose of Omega Delta Phi, a Service/Social fraternity, is and shall be, to promote and maintain, the traditional values of Unity, Honesty, Integrity and Leadership. This brotherhood was founded, in order to provide, to ANY man, a diverse fraternal experience, which coincides with a higher education.

Quick Facts National Founding Date: November 25th, 1987 Colors: Scarlet and Silver Mascot: Knight Motto: Crescit Eundo Slogan: One Culture, Any

Contact Info: President: Jon-Tait Ortiz jotiz33@mail.stmarytx.edu


EST. October 10, 1950

Sigma on Campus Annual Philanthropy Event

Sigma Beta Chi steps up for a new sports complex. Fraternity raises $ 250,000 to name St, Mary’s University soccer field.

Active Chapter Participation Sigma Beta Chi Soccer field unveiling and Reception: Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 3:00 – 6:00 pm

“We are not the best because we are the oldest,

Fiesta Oyster Bake Mission Statement: To raise funds for St. Mary's University student scholarships and university/alumni programs.

Giving back to the community is one of the many core values we believe in as a fraternity. Alumni (Aulton Davis) and active members (Carlos Ramirez, Ernesto Negrete) work together at 2013 Fiesta Oyster Bake selling roasted corn.


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