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Phi Delta ThetaPhi Delta Theta

Date Founded: December 30, 1848

Colors: Azure and Argent (Blue and White)

Symbol: Sword and Shield

Motto: One Man is No Man

Philanthropy: ALS Association

National website: http://www.phideltatheta.org/

Overview: Phi Delta Theta's mission statement is "To establish a diverse brotherhood that inspires excellence through the values of service, unyielding integrity, and social involvement."

President contact: Henry C. Frishholz, hcfrishholz@dons.usfca.edu

Kappa Alpha Theta

Date Founded: January 27, 1870Kappa Alpha Theta

Date Chartered at USF: October 23, 2011

Chapter at USF: Eta Upsilon

Colors: Black and Gold

Symbol: Kite

Philanthropy: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

National website: www.kappaalphatheta.org

Chapter website: www.kappaalphatheta.org/chapters/etaupsilon

Overview: Kappa Alpha Theta, the first Greek-letter fraternity for women, is the newest sorority chapter at the University of San Francisco chartered in Fall 2011. Kappa Alpha Theta exists to nurture each member throughout her college and alumnae experience and to offer a lifelong opportunity for social, intellectual and moral growth. Their intellectual aim is the attainment of the highest scholarship, their social aim is to exercise the widest influence for good, and their moral aim is the standard of love. 

CEO contact: Shae Otsuka, sfthetaceo@gmail.com

Delta Zeta

Date founded: October 24, 1902Delta Zeta

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 and The Painted Turtle Camp

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 their 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, members of Delta Zeta live out their 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: Laura Crowther, lauraxilambda@gmail.com

Pi Kappa Phi

Date Founded: December 10, 1904Pi Kappa Phi

Date Chartered at USF: Fall 2012

Colors: Gold, White, and Royal Blue

Symbol: Star Shield

Philanthropy: Push America

National website: www.pikapp.org

Overview: Members of Pi Kappa Phi find some of the most innovative opportunities in the fraternity community. Brothers have exclusive access to a host of leadership development programs, scholarships, academic resources, and an extensive alumni network. Push America-the only national philanthropy to be established by a fraternity-gives members the opportunity to spend the summer cycling across the country for people with disabilities. Brothers seek to leave a lasting impression on the university, truly impact people, and influence the lives of men who will follow in their footsteps.

Archon contact:  Wesley Lu, usfpikapp.archon@gmail.com

Alpha Phi Alpha

Date Founded: December 4, 1906Alpha Phi Alpha

Re-Chartering at USF: Fall 2014

Colors: Black and Old Gold

Symbol: Great Sphinx of Giza

Motto: First of All, Servants of All, We Shall Transcend All

National website: http://www.alpha-phi-alpha.com/

Overview: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. develops leaders, promotes brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities. Its members have continued to supply voice and vision to the struggle of African Americans and people of color around the world. The Fraternity has long stood at the forefront of the African-American community's fight for civil rights.

Advisor contact: Professor Richard Greggory Johnson III, rgjohnsoniii@usfca.edu

 

Alpha Kappa Alpha

Date founded: January 15, 1908AKA

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, jaseto@dons.usfca.edu

Lambda Theta Nu

Date founded: March 11, 1986Lambda Theta Nu

Date chartered at USF: June 21, 2007

Chapter at USF: Alpha Zeta

Colors: Silver, Burgundy, and White

Symbol: Rose

Philanthropy: Tijeras

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 the community. Their 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, alphazetapres@gmail.com