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National Pan-Hellenic Council Membership Guide

The University of Georgia

2012


Table of Contents The UGA Greek Community........................................................................................................ 2012 Council President................................................................................................................ The National Pan-Hellenic Council.............................................................................................. The National Pan-Hellenic Council at UGA.................................................................................. National Pan-Hellenic Council Advisor........................................................................................ Greek Speak................................................................................................................................. Frequently Asked Questions......................................................................................................... Greek to Me: A Parents’ Guide to Fraternities and Sororities......................................................... Membership Information.............................................................................................................. The NPHC Advisory Team............................................................................................................. Hazing Policy............................................................................................................................... Greek Alphabet............................................................................................................................ Fraternity and Sorority Listings Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc................................................................................................ Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc............................................................................................. Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc................................................................................................ Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.................................................................................................. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc............................................................................................... Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.................................................................................................. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc....................................................................................................... Sigma Gamma Rho................................................................................................................. NPHC FaceOff 2012.....................................................................................................................

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Welcome

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The National The UGA Pan-Hellenic Greek Community Council

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he UGA Greek community also includes the National Panhellenic Council (NPC), the Interfraternity Council (IFC), and the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC). The Panhellenic Council is the governing body for the National Panhellenic Council sororities. They work to combine interests of the Greek women on campus. The Council logs thousands of hours of community service and maintains high academic standards. The Council also organizes formal membership recruitment activities in the fall the week prior to classes. The Interfraternity Council is the governing body for the National Interfraternity Council fraternities on campus. IFC is responsible for implementing policy, planning formal rush, and coordinating educational programming for all new fraternity members.

The Multicultural Greek Council is the governing body for cultural based fraternities and sororities. This Council is united by the aspiration to increase awareness of their respective cultures, to serve the Athens community, and to maintain high academic standards. The Greek Life Office is located in 153 Tate Center. The Office is a resource to all students. While it is responsible for advising the four governing councils, it also oversees Order of Omega, a national Greek honorary, Freshmen Greek Leaders Program, Sophomore Leaders Program, Greek Ambassador Program, UGA Miracle, the largest student run philanthropy in the state that raises awareness and money for Children Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatrics Hospital through an annual event typically held in the spring called Dance Marathon, and other initiatives.

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2012 Council President Welcome! I greet you all on the behalf of the National Pan-Hellenic Council at The University of Georgia. My name is Tunji Adebayo, Jr, and I am honored to preside over the council as the 2012 president. The National Pan-Hellenic Council is the governing body for all historically black fraternities and sororities on the University of Georgia‘s campus.

Tunji Adebayo, Jr.

Eight of the nine organizations are represented on campus. The NPHC promotes development through forums, meetings and other mediums for the exchange of information and engages in programming and initiatives through various activities and functions. University of Georgia NPHC members hold various campus positions, participate in numerous service projects, sponsor educational seminars, and host social activities throughout the year. NPHC encourages the uplift of the African-American community on University of Georgia campus, the city of Athens and beyond. Please peruse this website for further information regarding our organizations and we look forward to continuing to be of service to the University of Georgia and Athens communities. In service, Tunji Adebayo, Jr., President

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Lamar D. Bryant

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The National Pan-Hellenic Council at UGA The purpose of the National Pan-Hellenic Council at the University of Georgia is:

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• To serve as the governing body for all member organizations.

• To serve as the standard setting and implementing body for the affiliate organizations in the area of membership intake.

• To set procedures for making and receiving recommendations for member organizations.

• To serve as a coordinating body for all membership organizations.

• To correlate programs and activities designed to meet the needs of membership organizations.

• To make every available effort to create Greek unity and harmony through the promotion of trust, respect, and teamwork between each member organization.


The National Pan-Hellenic Council The following Sororities and Fraternities are members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council at the University of Georgia:

1. Alpha Phi Alpha

2. Alpha Kappa Alpha

3. Kappa Alpha Psi

4. Omega Psi Phi

5. Delta Sigma Theta

6. Phi Beta Sigma

7. Zeta Phi Beta

8. Sigma Gamma Rho

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National Pan-Hellenic Council Advisor National Pan-Hellenic Council Advisors

Travis L. Martin

Ryan Carty

tlmartin@uga.edu

wrcarty@uga.edu

Phone: (706) 542-4612

Phone: (706) 542-4612

The nine member organizations are: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. 10 The Summit


Greek Speak Active: a fully initiated and financial member of a fraternity or sorority

Paraphernalia: clothing or apparel with the organization’s letters, name, or symbol on it

Advisor: member of the alumni chapter that is responsible for guiding the chapter

Nationals: the governing organization of that fraternity or sorority (headquarters)

Alumni/Alumnae: a member that has graduated

Neophyte: “new member”/last group of people initiated into the chapter NPHC: the governing organization of the nine historically Black Greekletter organizations

Chapter: the local group of a national organization Crossing: the completion of the intake process, when new members are officially presented to campus Frat: a term meaning brother of a fraternity Grad Chapter: the alumni chapter of the organization Greek: a member of a fraternity or sorority IFC: the Interfraternity Council, the governing body for fraternities Initiation: ritual that brings a person to full membership Intake: the process by which people become members of an organization Legacy: person who is the son or brother, daughter or sister of a Greek

Panhellenic: governing body of all women’s sororities Philanthropy: a charitable event or project Prophyte: an older member of the organization, generally the status achieved once a new line is initiated Soror: a term meaning “sister” of a sorority Tea/Rush: these are all names for programs or presentations chapters may have to give out information and membership requirements for their organizations (also called informational, interest meeting, smoker, etc.)

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Frequently Asked Questions 1. How do I make my interest known to the members of the chapter? Chapters hold a variety of programs, seminars and events during the course of the semester. Participating in these programs is an excellent way to find out more about the chapter and the organization and to allow the members of the chapter to get to know you better.

2. What are those noises and hand signs that members of fraternities and sororities make? Those sounds are “calls.” Each call is unique to each organization. Only duly initiated members should make a call or throw up a hand sign. They are used a way to greet or identify other members of the organization.

3. Should I attend everyone’s interest meeting? Most chapters frown upon visiting more than one interest meeting. Attending an interest meeting sends the message that you are interested in applying for membership in that organization. Chapters like to be certain that potential members are only interested in their organization. Membership is a lifetime commitment so interested persons should be certain of their choice.

4. Will I have to be hazed to become a member? In addition to the University of Georgia’s policy against hazing, each of the nine-member organizations has signed a joint policy banning hazing as a part of the membership intake process. Participating in hazing is punishable by suspension or expulsion from the University of Georgia, suspension or expulsion from the organization, monetary fines, criminal charges and/or civil litigation. 12 The Summit


5. How long does it take to become a member? Each organization’s national headquarters dictates how long their membership intake process is. Questions about specific organizations can be directed to the National Headquarters or their website.

6. How do I prepare for membership intake? All of the chapters at the University of Georgia require that potential members have documented campus involvement and community service hours. Well-rounded students are desirable members because their leadership skills and involvement can benefit the chapter. It is recommended that potential members involve themselves in a variety of organizations. Scholarship is most important to our chapters. Potential members must meet the National and University grade point average requirement to apply for membership. It should be noted that most applicants exceed the minimum requirement. It might be beneficial to do some research about the national organizations on your own to determine which organization truly interest you.

7. How will I know if a chapter is initiating intake? When chapters are ready to conduct membership intake, they will notify interested persons by advertising their interest meeting, rush, tea, or smoker by posting flyers in the residence halls, academic buildings and bulletin boards on campus.

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Greek to Me: A Parents’ Guide to . . .

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s a parent, it’s a good idea for you to learn about fraternities and sororities so you can help your son or daughter make the best decision about whether or not he or she should be part of the Greek life. This information is to help give you more insight as to what fraternities and sororities stand for.

Academics

Academics should be your child’s number one focus while in college. That’s why most Greek organizations require a minimum GPA in order to remain a member. Usually, each individual chapter has an elected official who is responsible for keeping track of members and their academic performance. Furthermore, many fraternities and sororities have educational programs, such as tutoring and study sessions, which can assist the entire chapters in excelling academically. Most chapters also offer member scholarships. Since obtaining a degree is the main reason for attending college, make sure your student realizes that he must keep up his grades if he wants to participate in a Greek organization.

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Financial Responsibility

Your child will have financial responsibilities when it comes to joining a fraternity or sorority. At most schools, there is a one-time new member/initiation fee as well as semester membership dues. Depending on where your child goes to school and to which organization he wants to join will determine the amount of dues he/she will have to pay each semester. If your child is really interested in becoming a member of the Greek life, you need to sit down with him or her and work out a college budget to determine whether or not joining a frat or sorority is affordable.

Hazing

In the past, fraternities and sororities have received a bad rap for participating in hazing, which is any action taken that produces bodily harm or danger, mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment, harassment, fright, or ridicule. Today, all fraternity and sorority policies strictly prohibit any type of hazing activity. In fact, the organizations have taken on a zero-tolerance stance on this issue. Some states even have legislation that makes hazing a third-degree felony. If you feel that your student may be participating in inappropriate activities associated with hazing, you should contact the Hazing hotline at 706-207-0779 IMMEDIATLY.


Fraternities and Sororities Time Commitment

On average, your student should expect to contribute two to four hours per week for meetings and mandatory activities. If your student has the time, he can also choose to participate in optional activities, such as holding an office, attending social events, helping out with various projects, etc. Some organizations require more time than others. Advise your child to ask questions regarding time commitments during recruitment.

Activities

Fraternities and sororities participate in many different activities. The kind of activities your student may participate in will vary depending on which chapter he/she joins. Possible activities may include:

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Fundraising for charities Tutoring elementary school students Conducting environmental and neighborhood cleanups Organizing clothing and book collections Volunteering at shelters Attending social mixers

You should discuss with your son or daughter what he/she would like to do and then support his/her decision. If your student decides that joining an organization is the right decision, make sure he/she thoroughly researches the different councils and chapters located on UGA’s campus.

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Membership Information Important Points to Remember 1. Chapters are not required to take a certain number of people per interest group. 2. Legacy status does not guarantee membership in most cases. 3. Look at all organizations objectively. You will be joining a group of people in addition to the national organization. Be sure you are joining a group that would best represent your beliefs. 4. Do not participate in hazing or pre-pledging activities. It is against the law and does not make you a better member. 5. Initial Membership fees generally range from $800 – $1500. These costs generally include national and local dues, history book, pin, and other materials from the national headquarters. 6. Attend various chapter events. Even if you are not interested in joining that organization, if you become Greek you will have to work with the members.

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etermining which organization to join is the first step in Greek Life. Each organization has something special to offer. Membership is a lifetime commitment and active

chapter life is a responsibility. In addition to the bonding and life long friendships, membership comes with responsibility. Chapters members organize their events, coordinate fundraising, and meet national, local, and university guidelines, all while being enrolled as a full-time student. Each organization must perform community service, educational programming, and maintain academic standing. Members are required to pay dues each semester, attend weekly chapter meetings, chapter events, attend organization conventions and leadership workshops, and be involved on campus. Once you attend a chapter informational meeting you will receive more detailed information about that specific chapter. If you have any questions before then, please contact the Greek Life Office at (706) 542-4612.


The first step in membership is meeting the requirements to be eligible for membership. Listed below are the minimum requirements for the organizations. These are only the minimum; most members that are selected exceed the minimum. Phi Beta Sigma:

Alpha Phi Alpha: 2.50 grade point average completed at least one semester registered voter 3 letters of sponsorship membership in at least one campus organization proof of community service -

Kappa Alpha Psi: 2.50 grade point average completed at least 15 university hours campus involvement letters of recommendation at least 30 hours of community service -

Omega Psi Phi: 2.50 grade point average completed at least 12 hours letters of recommendation -

Delta Sigma Theta:

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2.50 grade point average - at least 12 hours of community service campus involvement completed at least one semester

2.50 grade point average - documented community service completed at least 24 semester hours letters of recommendation

Alpha Kappa Alpha

Sigma Gamma Rho:

- High ethical and moral standards - Matriculating as a full-time student (in good standing) - Completion of at least one successful grading period as a full-time student at the institution where application is made (or as defined by the university) - Have attained the cumulative average of C+ and the semester average of C+ immediately prior to submitting an application - Attendance at the official Rush which will be announced at least two (2) weeks in advance

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2.50 grade point average completed at least 12 hours documented community service, campus involvement letter of recommendation -

Zeta Phi Beta: 2.60 grade point average letters of recommendation - documented community service - campus involvement - at least a 2nd semester freshman - if not a freshman, must have completed one semester at UGA -

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The NPHC Advisory Team

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Travis L. Martin Senior Coordinator of Greek Life tlmartin@uga.edu

Angela Hardeman Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. ajhardeman6@att.net

Ryan Carty Graduate Assistant of Greek Life wrcarty@uga.edu

Danny Davenport Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. drdtenbelow0@yahoo.com

Miguel Hernandez Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. zetapiadvisor@gmail.com

Brian Allen Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. ballen1911@yahoo.com

Jonathon Lawrence Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. president@hilambda.org

Derrick Floyd Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. floy8888@hotmail.com

Jennifer Scott Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. scottjen72@yahoo.com

Sheldon Arnold Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. info@zbbques.com


Jennifer Richardson Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. jjjr3@bellsouth.net

Naomi Glenn Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. ngglenn@bellsouth.net

Sheila Neely-Norman Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. snnorman55@hotmail.com

Kimberly Arnold Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. imanikim@yahoo.com

Kenneth Straughter Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. kstraugh@uga.edu Kathryn B. Davis Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. cmcservices@charter.net Margaret Tribble Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. 4tribs@gmail.com

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Hazing Policy

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azing is defined as any intentional, negligent or reckless action, activity, or situation which causes another pain, embarrassment, ridicule or harassment, regardless of the willingness of the participant. Such actions and situations include, but are not limited to the following:

1. Forcing or requiring the drinking of alcohol or any substance;

2. Forcing or requiring the eating of food or anything an individual refuses to eat;

3. Calisthenics (push-ups, sit-ups, jogging, runs, etc.);

4. “Treeings� (tying someone up and throwing food or other substances on them);

5. Paddle swats;

6. Line-ups (yelling at people in any formation or harassing them);

7. Forcing or requiring the theft of any property;

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8. Road Trips (dropping someone off to find their own way back);

9. Scavenger hunts;

10. Permitting less than six (6) continuous, uninterrupted hours of sleep per night; 11. Conducting activities which do not allow adequate time for study (not allowing to go to class, missing group projects, etc.); 12. Nudity at any time; 13. Running personal errands of the members (driving to class, cleaning their individual rooms, serving meals, picking up dry cleaning, etc.); 14. Requiring the violation of the University, federal, state, or local law. Hazing is against State, Federal, and Local Law. Hazing Hotline Number is 706-542-4612 or after hours 706-207-0779. You do not have to identify yourself at any time.


Greek Alphabet A Alpha (al-fah) Β Beta (bay-tah) Γ Gamma (gam-ah) ∆ Delta (del-tah) E Epsilon (ep-si-lon) Ζ Zeta (zay-tah) Η Eta (ay-tah) Θ Theta (thay-tah) Ι Iota (eye-o-tah) Κ Kappa (kap-pah) Λ Lambda (lamb-da) Μ Mu (mew)

Ν Ξ Ο Π Ρ Σ Τ Υ Φ C Ψ Ω

Nu (new) Xi (zie) Omicron (om-i-cron) Pi (pie) Rho (roe) Sigma (sig-mah) Tau (taw) Upsilon (oop-si-lon) Phi (fie) Chi (kie) Psi (sie) Omega (o-may-gah)

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Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, inc.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. develops leaders, promotes brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities. The objectives of this Fraternity shall be: to stimulate the ambition of its members; to prepare them for the greatest usefulness in the causes of humanity, freedom, and dignity of the individual; to encourage the highest and noblest form of manhood; and to aid down-trodden humanity in its efforts to achieve higher social, economic and intellectual status. The first two objectives- (1) to stimulate the ambition of its 22 The Summit

members and (2) to prepare them for the greatest usefulness in the cause of humanity, freedom, and dignity of the individual-serve as the basis for the establishment of Alpha University, which encompasses the implementation of Go-to-High School, Go-to-College, Project Alpha, voter Education / Registration efforts, The Belford V. Lawson Oratorical Contest, The John Hope Franklin Collegiate Scholars Bowl, The Hobart Jarrett Debate Competition, Leadership Development Institutes, and the professional and personal development thrusts of the Fraternity.


AFA National Founding: December 4, 1906 Cornell University Local Founding: May 10, 1969 Chapter Name: Zeta Pi Colors: Black and Old Gold National Website: www.apa1906.net Chapter Website: www.ugaalphas.com Twitter Handle: @UGA_Alphas

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Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, inc.

The small group of women who organized the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. was conscious of a privilege position as collegetrained women of color, just one generation removed from slavery. They were resolute that their college experiences should be as meaningful and productive as possible. Alpha Kappa Alpha was founded to apply that determination; however, its influence extends beyond campus quads and student interest. It has a legacy of service that deepens, rather than ends, with college graduation. The goals of its program activities center 24 The Summit

on significant issues in families, communities, government halls and world assembly chambers. Its efforts constitute a priceless part of the global experience in the 21st century. Since its founding over a century ago, Alpha Kappa Alpha’s mission has been 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.�


AKA National Founding: January 15, 1908 Howard University Local Founding: January 13, 1973 Chapter Name: Eta Xi Colors: Salmon Pink and Apple Green National Website: www.aka1908.com Chapter Website: www.wix.com/etaxiakas/etaxiakas

Motto:

“By Culture and By Merit”

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Kappa Alpha Psi , . fraternity inc

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.’s mission is to encourage honorable achievement in every field of human endeavor along with leadership training. Membership is a solemn commitment. To this Fraternity, the maker of the commitment becomes synonymous with the commitment itself. Membership in Kappa Alpha Psi is a lifelong dedication to the ideas and lofty purposes of Kappa Alpha Psi, which considers for membership only those aspirants whose personal, social and academic qualifications, are acceptable to both the College and Fraternity. Expectations concerning maturity and dedication 26 The Summit

are made upon new members and established members alike. Maturity is more than simply reaching a certain age. Maturity to us means acceptance of reality, the ability to sacrifice and set goals, consideration of others, incisive judgment, emotional balance, development of social skills, intellectual competence, and moral rectitude. We expect our members to be mature. Dedication means putting those characteristics of maturity into a lifelong program of action to advance the goals and purposes of Kappa Alpha Psi. We expect our members to be dedicated.


KAY National Founding: January 5, 1911 Indiana University Local Founding: April 16, 1971 Chapter Name: Zeta Iota Colors: Crimson and Cream National Website: www.kappaalphapsi1911.com Twitter Handle: @ZetaIotaNUPES

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Omega Psi Phi , . fraternity inc

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity is a professional organization of educated men with similar ideas and like attainments. The fraternity’s founders chose Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance and Uplift as the cardinal principles that every prospective candidate must possess. Our fraternity’s motto is “Friendship Is Essential to the Soul” Since the birth of the organization; Omega has and will continue to impact the world in every profession and all walks of life. The Founders selected and attracted men of

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similar ideals and characteristics. It is not by accident that many of America’s great black men are or were Omega Men. The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated has established ten programs in which all of its chapters must participate. Those programs are Achievement Week, Scholarship, Talent Hunt Program, Memorial Service, Reclamation and Retention, College Endowment Fund, Health Initiatives, Voter Registration, Education, and Mobilization, and NAACP.


WYF National Founding: November 17, 1911 Howard University Local Founding: October 28, 1972 Chapter Name: Beta Zeta Colors: Royal Purple and Gold National Website: www.omegapsiphifraternity.org Chapter Website: http://www.bzques.org Twitter Handle: @BZQues1972

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Delta Sigma Theta , . sorority inc

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 200,000 predominately Black college educated women, the Sorority currently has over 900 chapters located in the United States, England, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin

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Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Republic of Korea. The major programs of the sorority are based upon the organization’s Five Point Programmatic Thrust: • Economic Development • Educational Development • International Awareness and Involvement • Physical and Mental Health • Political Awareness and Involvement


DSQ National Founding: January 13, 1913 Howard University Local Founding: November 11, 1969 Chapter Name: Zeta Psi Colors: Crimson and Cream National Website: www.deltasigmatheta.org Chapter Website: www.delta1913.uga.edu Twitter Handle: @ZYFineSince1969

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Phi Beta Sigma , . fraternity inc

The brothers of Phi Beta Sigma are the Fraternity’s most valuable resource and strength. They are the primary means by which the Phi Beta Sigma objectives will be achieved. In order to accomplish the Fraternity’s objectives, it is essential that systems are instituted that effectively embody “Culture For Service and Service For Humanity” and promote brotherhood, scholarship and service. Today, Phi Beta Sigma has blossomed into

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an international organization of leaders. No longer a single entity, members of the Fraternity have been instrumental in the establishment of the Phi Beta Sigma National Foundation, the Phi Beta Sigma Federal Credit Union and The Sigma Beta Club Foundation. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, founded in 1920 with the assistance of Phi Beta Sigma, is the sister organization of the Fraternity.


FBS National Founding: January 9, 1914 Howard University Local Founding: July 29, 1974 Chapter Name: Zeta Nu Colors: Royal Blue and White National Website: www.pbs1914.org Chapter Website: http://www.wix.com/zetanuchapterpbs/ugasigma Twitter Handle: @ZetaNuChapter

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Zeta Phi Beta , . sorority inc

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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority was founded on the simple belief that sorority elitism and socializing should not overshadow the real mission for progressive organizations to address societal mores, ills, prejudices, poverty, and health concerns of the day. Zeta’s national and local programs include endowment of its National Educational Foundation, community outreach services and support of multiple affiliate organizations. Zeta chapters and auxiliary groups have given untotaled hours of voluntary service to educate the public, assist youth, provide scholarships, support organized charities and promote

legislation for social and civic change. Through volunteerism in the community and on campus, Zeta women develop the self-worth and pride that comes from serving others and making a positive contribution to society. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is honored to have formed many wonderful community-based partnerships over the past 85 years. Whether administering the Z-HOPE program or giving financial assistance through the National Education Foundation, it is all done with the understanding that service to the community is the greatest legacy.


ZFB National Founding: January 16, 1920 Howard University Local Founding: March 15, 1975 Chapter Name: Chi Epsilon Colors: Royal Blue and Pure White National Website: www.pbs1914.org Twitter: @ChiEpsilonZetas

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Sigma Gamma Rho , . sorority inc

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was founded on and continues to be steadfastly committed to the tenets of excellence in Scholarship, Sisterhood and Service. Sigma Gamma Rho has a proud legacy of providing positive and proactive community leadership and support when and wherever needed as indicated by the sorority’s international slogan, “Greater Service, Greater Progress.” Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., gives leadership, service, and resources toward removing barriers and inequalities so that all people of America may develop their potential 36 The Summit

and exercise full citizenship. Through support of human rights legislation, service to and support of grass roots individual and community development activity, and through active participation in the programs of affiliate and other organizations, we are committed to working to improve the quality of our lives and the society we serve. Sigma Gamma Rho, in its quest to expand its area of service, actively participates in the sponsoring of national and international programs designed for the improved welfare of all people.


SGR National Founding: November 12, 1922 Butler University Local Founding: November 13, 1988 Chapter Name: Lambda Delta Colors: Royal Blue and Gold National Website: www.sgrho1922.org Chapter Website: http://poodles.uga.edu Twitter: @LovelyLDPoodles

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The Greek Life Office

153 Tate Student Center • Athens, Georgia 30602 Phone (706) 542-4612 • Fax (706) 542-4611 Email: tlmartin@uga.edu Website: http://nphc.uga.edu


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