Ever wondered how many sororities were on campus or were curious about what they do? Did you know events like best dance crew and preppy olympics are put on by Greek organizations? Here’s a little overview on Christopher Newport’s fantastic Panhellenic sororities!
Alpha Delta Pi
Theta Nu Chapter
“We Live For Each Other”
Philanthropy: the Ronald McDonald House
What does ADPi do on campus? They host ADPiHop, and tie dye with ADPi! They also put on the annual preppy olympics every spring semester, an event which involves both endurance and prep.
Theta Phi Chapter
“Union Hand in Hand”
Philanthropy: the Alpha Phi Foundation (which supports cardiac care and heart health)
Recently, APhi hosted a series of different events for heart health week, a week designed to raise awareness on heart health and promote a healthy college lifestyle! They also hold their red dress gala every year to raise money for their philanthropy.
Alpha Sigma Alpha
Theta Gamma Chapter
“Aspire, Seek, Attain”
Philanthropies: the S. June Smith Center, Girls on the Run and Special Olympics
What does ASA do on campus? They host “so you think you can’t even,” a pageant event that searches for the most basic of men on campus. They also put on “rock-a-thon” and “play your ASA off.”
Eta Tau Chapter
Philanthropy: Service for Sight
You’ll notice anchors are a recurring trend for the ladies of DG, because their events include “anchorman” and “anchorsplash,” which raise money for their philanthropy! They also host a deliciously fun event called the “desserts derby.”
Gamma Phi Beta
Epsilon Iota Chapter
“Founded upon a rock”
Philanthropies: Girl’s Inc., Building Strong Girls and Girls on the Run
These ladies host “best dance crew,” which raises money for G Phi’s various philanthropies. This event is one of the highest attended annual events on campus, and this year will be happening March 25!
Lambda Epsilon Chapter
“Les Soeurs Fideles (The Faithful Sisters)”
Philanthropies: the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and the Phi Mu Foundation
Where can you spot these sisters? They host the Phi Mu auction and dance marathon, the proceeds of which all go toward their philanthropies. Dance marathon even got its own Snapchat filter last year!
Zeta Tau Alpha
Kappa Phi Chapter
“Seek the Noblest”
Philanthropies: Breast Cancer Education and Awareness and the Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation
What does Zeta do on campus? During the month of October, you’ll see Zetas everywhere with a lot of pink on for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. They host various events all throughout the month involving – you guessed it – a lot of pink.
The lovely Panhellenic sororities contribute greatly to our community here, and now you know a little more about what makes each of them so special!