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FRATERNITY & SORORITY LIFE - National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Sororities

CSU Sororities

ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA: Founded in 1908 at Howard University, AKA’s motto is “by culture and by merit” and their purposes are to cultivate and encourage high scholastic achievement and ethical standards and to promote unity and sisterhood among collegiate women. Distinguished AKA’s: Gladys Knight, Rosa Parks, Maya Angelou, Coretta Scott King.

DELTA SIGMA THETA: The Sorority was founded in 1913 by 22 students at Howard University. These young women wanted to use their collective strength to promote academic excellence; to provide scholarships; to provide support to the underserved; educate and stimulate participation in the establishment of positive public policy; and to highlight issues and provide solutions for problems in their communities.

SIGMA GAMMA RHO: The Sigmas were founded in 1922 at Butler University with the motto “greater service, greater progress.” The royal blue and gold work to encourage and promote high scholastic attainment, community service, and improvement of the quality of life and the society in which we live. Famous SIGMA’s include Ida Gardner, Anna Marie Horsford and Carolyn Robinson.

ZETA PHI BETA: Zetas began at Howard in 1920 and supports their purpose to foster the ideals of service, charity, scholarship, civic and cultural endeavors, sisterhood, and “finer womanhood.” Distinguished ZETA’s: Dionne Warwick, Clara McLaughlin, Esther Rolle and Algenita Scott Davis.