Collegiate Panhellenic Association

Collegiate Panhellenic Association

Collegiate Panhellenic Association (Panhel) is the governing body for the National Panhellenic Conference sororities and associative members at the University of Pittsburgh.  This governing body provides educational opportunities, resources, networking opportunities, and accountability for the 15 chapters on campus. All potential new members must have at least 12 college credits from the University of Pittsburgh (or another higher education institution) and a minimum of 2.5 GPAs.

 

For the fall 2021 semester, if you or your organization would like to be on the agenda please contact Panhellenic President. For the most up to date information about the Collegiate Panhellenic Association, please visit their social media accounts: Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

 

National Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment

 

Fall 2021 Continuous Open Bidding Recruitment: Chapters who are eligible can participate in Continuous Open Bidding or COB recruitment. COB starts on at the beginning of the fall semester. If you would like to be contacted by chapters who are participating in COB, please complete this form. All potential new members participating in COB recruitment will need to complete the Fraternity and Sorority Life Policy Agreements.

 

Spring 2022 Formal Recruitment: Spring Panhellenic Recruitment Formal Recruitment is a two-weekend series of events. This mutual selection format is an opportunity for students to meet sorority members, ask questions, and define financial obligations, time commitments, and membership requirements. Participation in this particular recruitment format is limited to the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) sororities of our Council. More information about Panhellenic formal recruitment will be released in August 2021.

 

Associate Chapter Recruitment

 

The following chapters do not be participate in COB recruitment or spring formal recruitment, because they are not member organizations of National Panhellenic Conference.  Please connect with the following chapters about their recruitment event and unique requirements for the fall and spring semester. All potential new members participating in COB recruitment will need to complete the Fraternity and Sorority Life Policy Agreements.

For more information about Panhellenic recruitment, please contact the Vice President for Recruitment.

Virtual Meet the Panhellenic Sororities:  The Meet the Panhellenic Sororities was hosted on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. Here is a recording of the event.

 

Chapter Information

Alpha Delta Pi
  • Chapter Name: Alpha Delta Pi
  • Charter Letters: Alpha Iota
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: We Live For Each Other
  • Colors: Azure Blue and White
  • Mascot/Symbol: Alphie the Lion / Diamond
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: Ronald McDonald House Charities
  • Chapter Email: President.adpi@gmail.com
  • Chapter Social Media Handles:
  • Chapter Website: https://www.alphadeltapi.org/
  • Interesting Fact about Chapter: Alpha Delta Pi was the first secret society for women in the country. The Alpha Iota chapter was founded at the University of Pittsburgh on February 20, 1920. We celebrated our centennial in 2020!
  • Cathedral Standards of Excellence: 4 Star Chapter
Alpha Epsilon Phi
  • Chapter Name: Alpha Epsilon Phi
  • Charter Letters: Nu Chapter
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: The mission of Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority is to inspire and support exemplary women dedicated to friendship and a lifelong commitment to Alpha Epsilon phi while building on the vision of our Jewish founders
  • Colors: Green and White
  • Mascot/Symbol: Giraffe, Lily of the Valley
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and Sharsheret
  • Chapter Email: pittaephi@gmail.com
  • Chapter Social Media Handles:
  • Chapter Website :https://www.aephi.org/
  • Interesting Fact: Our chapter was founded at Pitt on May 5, 1920!
  • Cathedral Standards of Excellence: 4 Star Chapter
Alpha Sigma Rho Sorority, Inc.
  • Chapter Name: Alpha Sigma Rho Sorority, Inc.
  • Charter Letters: Lambda
  • Purpose: We, the Alpha Sigma Rho Sorority, recognize the necessity of promoting sisterhood and Asian awareness within the university campus and the community, while in the process of pursing academic excellence, interpersonal growth, moral development, and strength in unity.
  • Values: Academic Excellence, Interpersonal Growth, Moral Development, and Strength in Unity
  • Colors: Red, White, Silver
  • Mascot: Swan
  • Symbol: 女 (nü - Chinese for woman)
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
  • Chapter Emailpittsburghasr@gmail.com
  • Chapter Social Media Handles
  • Chapter Websitehttps://www.alphasigmarho.org
  • Interesting Fact About Chapter: Alpha Sigma Rho, Lambda Colony is the first and only Asian-interest Greek organization on Pitt's campus.
  • Cathedral Standards of Excellence: 4 Star Chapter
Chi Omega
  • Chapter Name: Chi Omega
  • Charter Letters: Phi Beta
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: Friendship, Personal Integrity, Service to Others, Academic Excellence and Intellectual Pursuits, Community and Campus Involvement, Personal and Career Development
  • Colors: Cardinal and Straw
  • Mascot/Symbol: Owl
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: Make-A-Wish
  • Chapter Email: pittchiomega@gmail.com
  • Chapter Social Media Handles:
  • Chapter Website:
  • Interesting Fact: We celebrated our 100th year at Pitt in 2019.
  • Cathedral Standards of Excellence: 4 Star Chapter
Delta Delta Delta
  • Chapter Name: Delta Delta Delta
  • Charter Letters: Alpha Theta
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: Motto: “Let Us Steadfastly Love One Another"
  • Colors: Silver, Gold, Cerulean Blue
  • Mascot/Symbol: Dolphin
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Chapter Social Media Handles:
  • Chapter Website: http://pitt.tridelta.org/
  • Cathedral Standards of Excellence: 3 Star Chapter
Delta Phi Epsilon
  • Chapter Name: Delta Phi Epsilon
  • Charter Letters: Eta
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: “Esse quam videri” “To be, rather than to seem to be”
  • Colors: Royal Purple and Pure Gold
  • Mascot/Symbol: National Mascot: Unicorn Local Mascot: Koala
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), and The Delta Phi Epsilon Education Foundation
  • Chapter Email: pittdphie@gmail.com
  • Chapter Social Media Handles:
  • Chapter Website: https://linktr.ee/pittdphie
  • Interesting Fact: The current chair of the University Of Pittsburgh Board Of Trustees, Eva Tansky Blum, is a sister of the Eta chapter of Delta Phi Epsilon, and she is the first woman to be chair of the board.
  • Cathedral Standards of Excellence: 4 Star Chapter
Delta Zeta
  • Chapter Name: Delta Zeta
  • Charter Letters: Omicron
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: “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.”
  • Colors: Rose and Green
  • Mascot/Symbol: Turtle
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: Starkey Hearing Foundation & Painted Turtle Camp
  • Chapter Email: deltazetapitt@gmail.com
  • Chapter Social Media Handles:
  • Chapter Website: pittdeltazeta.com
  • Interesting Fact: One of our sisters is Greek Week President and another sister is Pitt’s Collegiate Panhellenic Association Vice President of Programming!
  • Cathedral Standards of Excellence: 1 Star Chapter
Kappa Delta
  • Chapter Name: Kappa Delta
  • Charter Letters: Xi
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: Open Motto: Ta Kala Diokomen (Let us strive for that which is honorable, beautiful, and highest.)
  • Values/Object: Building Confidence, Inspiring Action. The object of Kappa Delta Sorority is the formation and perpetuation of good fellowship, friendship and sisterly love among its members; the encouragement of literature and education; the promotion of social interest; and the furtherance of charitable and benevolent purposes.
  • Purpose: The purpose of Kappa Delta Sorority is to promote true friendship among the college girls of our country by inculcating into their hearts and lives those principles of truth, of honor, of duty, without which there can be no true friendship.
  • Colors: Olive Green & Pearl White
  • Mascot/Symbol: white rose, nautilus shell, dagger, teddy bear
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: Philanthropies: Girl Scouts of the USA, Prevent Child Abuse America, Xi Large Service Events: Shamrock (Powderpuff Football game and cheerleading competition), Pinwheels for Prevention
  • Chapter Email: krk100@pitt.edu
  • Chapter Social Media Handles:
  • Chapter Website: kappadelta.org
  • Interesting Fact: Xi Chapter is a single letter chapter, we were the 14th Kappa Delta chapter founded in the country! We celebrated our 100th year on campus in 2020!
  • Cathedral Standards of Excellence: 5 Star Chapter
Kappa Kappa Gamma
  • Chapter Name: Kappa Kappa Gamma
  • Charter Letters: Gamma Epsilon
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: Dream boldly. Live fully.
  • Colors: Light blue and dark blue
  • Mascot/Symbol: Mascot - Owl, Key, and Fleur de Lis
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: Mental Health and Well-Being and The Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation
  • Chapter Email: gammaepsilonpresident@gmail.com
  • Chapter Social Media Handles:
  • Chapter Website:
  • Interesting Fact: Our chapter has a house in North Oakland that we shared with Kappa Alpha Theta. In 2006, we purchased the entire house where up to 36 sisters can live every year.
  • Cathedral Standards of Excellence: 4 Star Chapter
Phi Sigma Rho
  • Chapter Name: Phi Sigma Rho
  • Charter Name: Zeta Chapter
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: "Together we build the future."
  • Colors: Wine Red and Silver
  • Mascot/Symbol: Sigmand the Penguin
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: Phi Row Your Boat benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Chapter Email: phirhozeta.president@gmail.com
  • Chapter Social Media Handles:
  • Chapter Website: http://www.phisigmarho.org/
  • Interesting Fact: Phi Sigma Rho is a STEM based social sorority.
  • Cathedral Standards of Excellence: 5 Star Chapter--Cathedral Cup Winner
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi
  • Chapter Name: Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi
  • Charter Letters: Sigma Eta
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: Spirit, Strength, Sisterhood
  • Colors: Blue and Gold
  • Mascot/Symbol: Lionness and Sapphire
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: Local Philanthropy - The Friendship Circle, National Philanthropy - American Jewish World Service (AJWS)
  • Chapter Email: sigmaaepitt@gmail.com
  • Chapter Social Media Handles:
  • Chapter Website: https://www.sigmaaepi.com
  • Interesting Fact: Our sorority was founded at Pitt in the Fall 2017 semester.
  • Cathedral Standards of Excellence: 4 Star Chapter
Sigma Alpha Omega
  • Chapter Name:  Sigma Alpha Omega
  • Charter Letters:  Beta Theta chapter
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: "One in Christ Through Unity in Sisterhood"
  • National Colors: Forest Green and Burgundy
  • Local Colors: Teal and Petal Pink
  • Mascot/Symbol: Dove
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: Ovarian Cancer Awareness
  • Chapter Email: betatheta@sigmaalphaomega.org
  • Chapter Social Media Handles:
  • Chapter Website: https://www.sigmaalphaomega.org/
  • Interesting Fact: Six of the ten founding members were transfer students at Pitt.
  • Cathedral Standards of Excellence: 2 Star Chapter
Sigma Delta Tau
Sigma Sigma Sigma
  • Chapter Name: Sigma Sigma Sigma
  • Charter Letters: Beta Theta
  • Motto/Values/Purpose: Ever Forward
  • Colors: Royal Purple and White
  • Mascot/Symbol: Sailboat
  • Philanthropy/Service Project: March of Dimes and Sigma Serves Children
  • Chapter Email: kef100@pitt.edu
  • Chapter Social Media Handles: 
  • Chapter Website: https://www.trisigma.org/
  • Interesting Fact: We pride ourselves on our close-knit sisterhood and positive values as a chapter as a whole. Our chapter was founded at the University of Pittsburgh on April 22nd, 1949.
  • Cathedral Standards of Excellence: 3 Star Chapter
Theta Phi Alpha

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