Welcome to Greek Affairs at Shepherd University! College can be about so much more than just classes and homework. Getting involved in Greek Life can foster the education of the whole person: socially, intellectually, and spiritually. Brotherhood, Sisterhood, Philanthropy, Leadership Development, and Fun are all aspects of joining the Greek Community.
At Shepherd University we are proud of our 3 National Sororities: Alpha Sigma Tau, Delta Zeta, Sigma Sigma Sigma, and our 4 National Fraternities: Lambda Chi Alpha, Phi Kappa Tau, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Theta Xi!
Description: Alpha Sigma Tau is a national sorority which was founded on November 4, 1899 in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Chi chapter was founded at Shepherd University in 1943. Our symbol is the anchor which reflects our firm belief and commitment to Alpha Sigma Tau throughout our lifetime. Our colors are emerald green and gold, our jewel is the pearl, and our flower is the yellow rose. Alpha Sigma Tau supports the Ruby Memorial Cancer Fund and the Pine Mountain Settlement School as well as many local community needs. Alpha Sigma Tau is known for its strong sense of sisterhood and for its diversity among sisters. Our goals are to encourage sisterhood, dedicate ourselves to philanthropic ideals, and initiate student leadership and responsibilities.
Description: An international sorority founded at Miami University of Oxford, Ohio, on October 24, 1902 . The Kappa Mu chapter was installed at Shepherd on February 3, 1974 . Delta Zeta strives to promote high self-esteem, high scholarship, cultural interests, campus activities, provide service to others, and to cultivate friendships. Membership is by invitation with recruitment events held throughout the semester.
Description: The Beta Delta chapter of the national Panhellenic sorority Sigma Sigma Sigma is dedicated to establishing a perpetual bond of friendship, developing strong womanly character, and promoting high moral and academic standards. Sigma's national philanthropy is the Robbie Page Memorial which focuses on play therapy for children. Among other local service projects, the sisters help to lead the University's annual Relay for Life in conjunction with other campus organizations and the American Cancer Society. Sigma's mission is to provide a lifelong sorority experience for women from collegiate to alumnae chapters.
Description: A national fraternity providing a unique experience of combining social activities, service projects, and brotherhood. The chapter was established in 1977 and is one of more than 250 chapters nationwide.
Description: A national social fraternity, with more than 86 chapters, founded at Miami University of Oxford, Ohio, in 1906. The mission of Phi Kappa Tau is “to champion a lifelong commitment to brotherhood, learning, ethical leadership, and exemplary character.” Academics and service are very important, as is the yearly fund-raising for fellow brother Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall camp, which helps children with cancer, diabetes, arthritis, and other life-threatening conditions.
Description: Tau Kappa Epsilon seeks to enhance the university experience through scholarship, brotherhood, and community service. As part of the largest social fraternity in the world, TKE brothers make social and professional bonds today that last a lifetime. With more than 270 active undergraduate chapters in the U.S. and Canada , a TKE is never far from home.
Description: Theta Xi is a social Greek fraternity dedicated to brotherhood and philanthropy. Theta Xi was founded at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy , New York on April 28, 1864 . Nearly 50 chapters of Theta Xi are active at colleges and universities across the country.
Director of Greek Affairs