The National Pan-Hellenic Council(NPHC) is the unifying and governing body of historically African-American sororities and fraternities on campus. THe goal of the organization is to help to preserve the ideals of the organizations while integrating them into the larger Greek system on campus. NPHC continuously works with Panhellenic and the Interfraternity Council to strengthen the Greek system by developing programming that unites the entire Greek community.
Founded in 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is the oldest Greek-letter organization established in America by Black college women. Through a network of more than 140,000 women in more than 860 chapters, AKA cultivates and encourages high scholastic and ethical standards and promotes unity and friendship among college women students. On April 14, 1979, Alpha Kappa Alpha chartered the Nu Beta Chapter at Georgia Tech. AKA participates in many programs to provide a positive support for the community, which have included serving the homeless at St. Francis Soup Kitchen, raising awareness about the AIDS Walk, and volunteering at a women& children's shelter.
Alpha Delta Chi was founded in 1925 at the University of California, Los Angeles by ten women. Their vision was to create a place where Christian women could participate in Greek life without compromising their beliefs, build strong friendships, and most of all, they wanted to create a place which would mirror Christ's love to their community. The sorority was originally named Areta, which means virtue. The sorority's purpose is to provide fellowship for Christian college women, to strengthen the spiritual lives of its members, to be a testimony for Christ on each campus. ADX currently has 14 active chapters across the nation. For more information, visit http://gtadx.org/.
Alpha Omega Epsilon is a professional engineering sorority dedicated to supporting women in their educational and professional lives. Alpha Omega Epsilon works to create friendship, fellowship and sisterhood among women who often find themselves isolated in a male-dominated profession. The sisters of Alpha Omega Epsilon bond through both engineering-related and social activities, creating a well-rounded and close-knit atmosphere. While very professionally-minded, the members of also place a high value on friendship. For more information, visit http://www.gtaoe.org.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority was founded January 13, 1913 by twenty-two women at Howard University in Washington, D.C. From the beginning, Deltas worked on local, regional, and national levels to help serve mankind while promoting high scholarship and leadership standards among its members. In the spring of 1976, a group of young ladies, all of whom were interested in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, came together at Georgia Tech. On March 4, 1978, the nine founders of the chapter were initiated and awarded the XI Alpha charter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
Founded as a local sorority at Georgia Tech in Fall 2001 and awaiting recognition from their Nationals, Lambda Theta Alpha was established based on unity, love and respect. Their primary goals are to achieve scholarly excellence, support and maintain minority unity, and promote cultural and political awareness. Although the chapter's roots are Latin, it is not exclusive to Latinas; sisters represent a variety of nationalities. The chapter participates in philanthropic activities such as the AIDS Walk, March of Dimes, and the National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse.
The purpose and goals of this sorority are to assemble its members in the fellowship of Omega Phi Alpha, to develop friendship, leadership, and cooperation by promoting service to the university community, to the community at large, to the members of the sorority, and to the nations of the world.
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Incorporated was founded in 1922 on the majority white campus of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. The sorority was created to promote higher education through its motto, "Greater Service, Greater Progress". Continuing to expand with sisterhood, scholarship, and service, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Incorporated arrived at Georgia Tech on April 19, 2003 with the induction of Latonya Jackson and Melanie Nelson. For more information, visit http://www.sgrho1922.org/.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority was founded January 16, 1920 on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC by five co-eds. These women dared to depart from the traditional coalitions for Black women and sought to establish a new organization predicated on the precepts of Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood and Finer Womanhood. The Georgia Tech chapter, Gamma Rho, was founded to maintain these ideals on February 26, 2000. The Gamma Rho chapter continues to strengthen these ideals through their work in the community, which includes volunteering at the Boys and Girls Club.
The Collegiate Panhellenic Council (CPC) is the unifying, coordinating, overseeing body of the eight sororities on campus. The council is composed of women from each sorority brought together by common interests, talents, and skills to successfully run the CPC system. CPC strengthens the Greek system by working with the IFC and NPHC on Homecoming, Greek Week, and the Greek Retreat. CPC also sponsors sorority rush and a number of service projects and campus programs
The CPC is responsible for promoting the scholarship, philanthropy, and safety of each sorority and the Greek community as a whole. The success of the CPC requires the support of each sorority and therefore, develops unity between the individual organizations. This unity strengthens the Council and provides a common interest for all women involved. For more information, visit http://www.panhellenic.gatech.edu/.
Alpha Chi Omega was founded in 1885 at DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana. The Epsilon Phi chapter was founded at Georgia Tech February 22, 1975. Their symbol and badge is the gold lyre, their flower is the red carnation, and their colors are scarlet and olive green. Alpha Chi Omega's national philanthropy is for Victims of Domestic Violence.
Alpha Delta Pi was founded in 1851, at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia, as the first sorority. We strive for highest morals and personal standards. Here at Tech, ADPi is ranked top in scholarship; ADPi is extremely involved on campus, and stresses leadership and philanthropy in their members. The main philanthropy of all Alpha Delta Pi is the Ronald McDonald House. The Zeta Omicron chapter cooks weekly meals for them, and collects needed items for their residents. The motto of Alpha Delta Pi, " We live for each other" sums up the spirit of sisterhood in ADPi.
Alpha Gamma Delta was founded in 1904 at Syracuse University. The Gamma Phi chapter at Georgia Tech was chartered on April 8, 1972. The chapter colors are red, buff, and green. The sorority's philanthropy is the Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation impacts and enriches our communities by providing essential support for education, philanthropy and leadership. Our specific philanthropy raises money for Juvenile Diabetes Research. We are about to begin construction on our new home at 177 5th Street that is due to be completed before school begins Fall 2012. Here at Tech, Alpha Gamma Delta has maintained on of the highest GPAs on campus, consistently wins the Chapter of Excellence and Leadership awards, has placed first or second for the last four years in Greek Week and is a sisterhood that strives to better both it's members and it's campus.For more information, visit www.gatech.alphagammadelta.org
Alpha Phi was founded in 1872 at Syracuse University. Alpha Phi is represented at 149 collegiate institutions in North America, and we are thrilled to join the Georgia Tech Greek community this fall. Our organization was founded on the principles of sisterhood, scholarship and service. Alpha Phi is a group of women who are achievement oriented, confident and fun loving. For more information on Alpha Phi, please visit www.gtalphaphi.org.
Alpha XI Delta was established nationally at Lombard College on April 17, 1893. The Georgia Tech chapter was established on April 24, 1954 as the Institute's first sorority. Alpha XI Delta sponsors an annual golf tournament each spring to benefit the Atlanta Children's Shelter. They are currently in the process of building a new house on the corner of Techwood and Sixth Street. This location is significant to the chapter because this piece of land was the original site where Alpha XI Delta was established on campus.
Originally founded in 1852 at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. Phi Mu was established on three ideals: love, honor, and truth. The Theta Zeta chapter at Georgia Tech was founded in 1989, making it the youngest sorority on campus. Since then, Phi Mu has established itself as an integral part of the Georgia Tech community. The sisters of Phi Mu are very active, not only within the Greek community, but also in other organizations at Georgia Tech. Sisters participate in many philanthropies of Phi Mu, Children's Miracle Network and Project HOPE. Phi Mu also places a high priority on scholarship. Phi My encourages individuality in its members, yet also provides them with the chance for lifelong friendships and a strong sense of sisterhood.
Zeta Tau Alpha was founded in 1898 at Longwood College. The Iota Chapter was formed at Georgia Tech on May 19, 1984. The chapter's colors are turquoise blue and steel gray. The sorority's philanthropy is the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Society.