Date founded: October 24, 1902
Date chartered at USF: April 23, 1983
Chapter at USF: Xi Lambda
Colors: Old Rose and Vieux Green
Symbol: Turtle and Kilarney Rose
Philanthropy: The Speech and Hearing Impaired
National website: http://www.deltazeta.org/
Overview: The Xi Lambda Chapter of Delta Zeta at the University of San Francisco is made up of well-rounded and diverse young women. Whether playing in our own intramural DZ dodge ball league, volunteering in philanthropic works either domestically and abroad, excelling in leadership positions on and off campus, or simply being there for each other while cramming for finals, our members live out our organization’s values every day.
“The purpose of this sorority shall be to unite its members in the bonds of sincere and lasting friendship, to stimulate one another in the pursuit of knowledge, to promote the moral and social culture of its members, and to develop plans for guidance and unity in action; objects worthy of the highest aim and purpose of associated effort.”
President contact: Holly Ersek, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pi Kappa Phi
Date Founded: December 10, 1904
Date Chartered at USF: Fall 2012
Colors: Gold, White, and Royal Blue
Symbol: Star Shield
Philanthropy: Push America
National website: www.pikapp.org
Overview: In Pi Kappa Phi, you’ll find some of the most innovative opportunities in the fraternity community. As a brother you’ll have exclusive access to a host of leadership development programs, scholarships, academic resources, and an extensive alumni network. And through Push America-the only national philanthropy to be established by a fraternity-you’ll have the opportunity to spend the summer cycling across the country for people with disabilities. This is your chance to leave a lasting impression on your university and truly impact people. As a Pi Kappa Phi you’ll indelibly leave your mark on campus and influence the lives of men who will follow in your footsteps.
Contact: Douglas Phillips, email@example.com
Alpha Kappa Alpha
Date founded: January 15, 1908
Date chartered at USF: May 19, 1973
Chapter at USF: Eta Sigma
Colors: Salmon Pink and Apple Green
Symbol: Ivy Leaf
Philanthropy: Mentoring Young Women
National website: http://www.aka1908.com
Overview: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is an international service organization 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 is comprised of a nucleus of 260,000 members in graduate and undergraduate chapters in the United States, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Caribbean, Canada, Japan, Germany, Korea, and on the continent of Africa. Its membership is comprised of distinguished women who boast excellent academic records, proven leadership skills, and are involved in the global community through advocacy and service. Alpha Kappa Alpha has dedicated itself to improving the quality of life for citizens worldwide and promoting peace. The Eta Sigma Chapter of AKA was founded at USF on Lone Mountain in 1973.
President contact: Jade Seto, firstname.lastname@example.org
Delta Sigma Theta
Date founded: January 13, 1913
Date chartered at USF: March 19, 2005
Chapter at USF: Tau Tau
Colors: Crimson and Cream
Symbol: Lady Fortitude
Philanthropy: Mary Help of the Sick Mission Hospital
National website: http://www.deltasigmatheta.org/
Overview: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated was founded on January 13, 1913 on the campus of Howard University. We are an organization of college educated women working together to change lives in our communities through scholarship, sisterhood, and service. There are currently over 950 chapters across the United States of America and abroad in places such as Japan, Korea, and the Virgin Islands.
Tau Tau Chapter was the first Black Greek lettered organization to be chartered on the University of San Francisco campus. Tau Tau chapter upholds the standards set forth by our 22 founders while achieving academic excellence and participating in community service in the Greater San Francisco area.
President contact: Georgette Nze, email@example.com
Lambda Theta Phi
Date founded: December 1, 1975
Date chartered at USF: February 10, 2007
Chapter at USF: Gamma Zeta
Colors: Brown and White
Symbol: White Carnation
Philanthropy: American Heart Association
National website: http://www.lambda1975.org/
Overview: On December 1, 1975 fourteen men created an organization founded on the ideals of: Academic Excellence, Brotherhood, Leadership, Latino Unity. and Service. On a daily basis, our brothers live up to these ideals, as set forth by fourteen young Latino men decades ago. At the undergraduate level, our brothers are active within the Fraternity and in other student organizations. Our brothers perform community service, promote our culture by sponsoring events, which highlight and celebrate our heritage, participate in educational workshops, and enjoy many social programs. As a result of their active participation in every aspect of college life, our undergraduates are developing their organizational, communication, and leadership skills, all while pursuing the coveted diploma. Known as the Lambdas nationwide, our hard work and perseverance comes from receiving the training and competence at a national level to serve as the future leaders of our brotherhood, community, and nation. Since our founding, Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity Inc. has established chapters in every region of the country at both the undergraduate and professional levels. Our brotherhood continues to provide the necessary skills and resources for the advancement and empowerment of our people and for the betterment of this nation. Our illustrious history is not only our past but also our guiding light to the future. As the first Latino organization, we overcame many obstacles. Not having much guidance in our formative stages, we persevered and became stronger. Lambda is the product of vision, strength, and unity. Our history serves as a legacy and testament to our accomplishments and greatness.
President contact: Adam Molina, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lambda Theta Nu
Date founded: March 11, 1986
Date chartered at USF: June 21, 2007
Chapter at USF: Alpha Zeta
Colors: Silver, Burgundy, and White
National website: http://www.lambdathetanu.org/
Overview: The Purpose of Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc. shall be to open doors of opportunity to the Latinas of our community. Our primary focus is academic excellence and meeting the needs of Latina women in higher education. Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc. also promotes the advancement of Latinas through various campus activities and community services, and provides an environment for personal growth within a unit of Sisterhood. Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc.’s priorities, however, will be placed on academic excellence and community service.
President contact: Raven Sanchez, email@example.com