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College is a time to explore who you are, what matters to you, and what you want to bring to the world. A sorority is where you’ll find people that will help you with this new adventure. Your sisters will support you as you learn what you’re capable of and tap into your potential through leadership, community, and service. 

Sorority is … coming together to make a difference! Sororities bring incredible women together and provide outlets and support for us to do real good in our community. We believe there is no group at Shepherd that has the power to impact our world like sororities!

Sorority is … fun! It’s about always having those go-to girls you can sing at the top of your lungs with, late-night study buddies, that sister who is there when you need ice cream (or a hug), and a mentor who inspires you to be the best version of you.

Sorority is … a deep network and well of opportunities that will help you succeed – beyond what you can imagine today. Your sorority helps you find your niche at Shepherd through opportunities to connect and lead, and the benefits of the sorority experience are real. Sorority women are three times as likely to have an internship in school and twice as likely to have a job when they graduate.

Sorority is … a community of support. You’ve heard about our “sisterhood.” Sororities provide a family and a home away from home. Your sisters will be there for you – for celebrating your wins, for tough conversations, and for when you need a shoulder to lean on. Sisterhood is deeper than friendship and lasts far beyond the few years we’re in college.

Interested in joining a social sorority? Sign up for social sorority recruitment here, and check out all of our panhellenic chapters at @panhellenicsu.


Sorority Recruitment is where you find your people! Sign up by September 2nd!

        ΑΣΤ             Alpha Sigma Tau (Chi Chapter)

AST-Crest Motto: Active, Self-reliant, Trustworthy
Nationally Founded:
November 4, 1899 at Michigan State University
Symbol: Anchor
Philanthropy: Women’s Wellness Initiative
Vision: Beauty of Spirit. Fulfillment of Self. Exceptional Sisterhood
Mission: To foster intellectual, cultural, ethical and social development. To instill a commitment to lifelong leadership. To develop women who enrich the lives of others. To promote an environment of shared understanding and respect for values, expectations and goals. To sustain relationships that transcend the collegiate experience.

President: Angelina Guzman
Faculty/Staff Advisor: Elizabeth Hess
Follow us: @alphasigmatausu


Delta Zeta (Kappa Mu)

small-crest-delta-zeta Nationally Founded: October 24, 1902 at Miami University (Ohio)
Symbol: Roman Lamp
Philanthropy: The Starkey Hearing Foundation
National Service Project: The Painted Turtle
Mission: 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.” Constitution of the Delta Zeta Sorority, Article II, Sections 1 and 2

Emma Chunta
Faculty/Staff Advisor: Barbara Kandalis
Follow us: @sudeltazeta


Sigma Sigma Sigma (Beta Delta)

sigma Motto: Πιστòς εἰς Θάνατον (Faithful Unto Death)
Nationally Founded:
April 20, 1898 at Longwood University
Symbol: Sailboat
Philanthropy: The Sigma Sigma Sigma Foundation; March of Dimes
Values: Sigma Sigma Sigma reaffirms its long standing core values of wisdom, power, faith, hope, and love
Vision: Sigma Sigma Sigma inspires exceptional lifelong learning and friendships
Mission: To establish among its members a perpetual bond of friendship, to develop in them strong womanly character, and to impress upon them high standards

Lillian Robbins
Faculty/Staff Advisor: Sherri Janelle
Follow us: @trisigmasu

Shepherd University College Panhellenic Association

President: Katie Keckler
Vice President Recruitment: Allison Cronk
Vice President Judicial: Natalie Schmidt
Secretary: Chloe Westfall
Treasurer: Sabrena Cook