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You’re Invited! All female Students interested in joining a NPHC sorority Must attend a Informational Session in the fall or Spring. It is preferred that students attend the fall session. Sunday, September 18, 2011 3 p.m.– 5 p.m. Taylor Center 230 AUM STUDENTs ONLY!!! Visit ‘AUM Student Life’ on Facebook for More Information.

National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated The National Pan-Hellenic council, incorporated (NPHC) is currently composed of nine International Greek letter Sorority and Fraternity: Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Phi Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Zeta Phi Beta, Iota Phi Theta, Kappa Alpha Psi, Sigma Gamma Rho, Phi Beta Sigma and Omega Psi Phi. NPHC promotes interaction through forums, meetings and other mediums for the exchange of information and engages in cooperative programming and initiatives through various activities and functions. On May 10, 1930, on the campus of Howard University, in Washington DC, the National Pan-Hellenic Council was formed as a permanent organization with the following charter members: Omega Psi Phi and Kappa Alpha Psi and Alpha Kappa Alpha. Delta Sigma Theta and Zeta Phi Beta joined in 1931. Alpha Phi Alpha and Phi Beta Sigma joined the Council. Sigma Gamma Rho joined in 1937 and Iota Phi Theta completed the list of member organization in 1997. The stated purpose and mission of the organizations in 1930 was unanimity of thought and action as far as possible in the conduct of Greek letter collegiate fraternities and sororities and to consider problems of mutual interest to its member organizations. Early in 1937, the organization was incorporated under the laws of the State of Illinois and became known as The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated.

AUM NPHC Sororities 2011-2012

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Service to all Mankind Founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC in 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African American, college-trained women. To trace its history is to tell a story of changing patterns of human relations in America in the 20th century. 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. Date founded: January 15, 1908

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

Founding History: On January 13, 1913, on the campus of Howard University, 22 dynamic African-American women founded Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated founded on the principles of sisterhood, scholarship, and service. At its inception, the founders envisioned an organization of college women pledged to serious endeavor and community service.

Five Point Thrust of:

Mission Statement Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority’s aim is to enhance the quality of life within the community. Public service, leadership development and education of youth are the hallmark of the organization’s programs and activities. Sigma Gamma Rho addresses concerns that impact society educationally, civically, and economically.

Economic Development Educational Development Physical and Mental Health Political Awareness and Involvement International Awareness and Involvement

Incorporated: January 29, 1913 Colors: Salmon Pink and Apple Green

Special points of interest:

Classification: Nonprofit service and social organization

 Founded January 13, 1913.

Membership: 85,000+  Colors: Crimson and Cream

Division: Five Regions Central, Northeastern, Southeastern, Southwestern, Western

 Principals: Sisterhood, Scholarship, Service

Service Channel: Over 500 chapters in the U.S., Bermuda, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Germany and Korea

 Founded at Howard University

Established: Nov. 12, 1922 at Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana

 Charter Date: January 23, 1982

Sorority Flower: The yellow tea rose. Sorority Mascot: The Poodle. Sorority Colors: Royal blue and gold.

NPHC Sororitity Brochure  
NPHC Sororitity Brochure  

Highlights the NPHC Sororities at AUM Alpha Kappa Alpha Delta Sigma Theta Sigma Gamma Rho