Chapters


Interfraternity Council

The University of Tampa and its Interfraternity Council is proud to welcome Lambda Chi Alpha to our community during the Fall 2015 semester. If you have questions or would like more information about becoming a founding member of the organization, please contact Brian Hoffman, coordinator of fraternity and sorority life, at bhoffman@ut.edu.

Alpha Epsilon Pi

 
Greek Letters/Nickname: ΑΕΠ; AEPi
Colors: Gold and Blue
Installed at UT:
May 2, 1970
National Website: www.aepi.org
Overview: A goal of our fraternity is to help each student to develop character, to learn responsibility and to develop a proper set of values through living together in brotherhood. Alpha Epsilon Pi prepares young men for their role in life as responsible citizens.
 

President: Ben Canarick, benjamin.canarick@spartans.ut.edu

Alpha Tau Omega

 
Greek Letters/Nickname: ΑΤΩ; ATO; Taus
Colors: Azure and Old Gold
Flower: White Tea Rose
Installed at UT: Feb. 5, 2014
National Website: www.ato.org
Overview: To bind men together in a brotherhood based upon eternal and immutable principles, with a bond as strong as right itself and as lasting as humanity; to know no North, no South, no East, no West, but to know man as man, to teach that true men the world over should stand together and contend for supremacy of good over evil; to teach, not politics, but morals; to foster, not partisanship, but the recognition of true merit wherever found; to have no narrower limits within which to work together for the elevation of man than the outlines of the world: these were the thoughts and hopes uppermost in the minds of the founders of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity.

 
President: Tyler Barrett, david.barrett@spartans.ut.edu

Pi Kappa Phi

 
Greek Letters/Nickname: ΠΚΦ; Pi Kapp
Colors: Gold and White
Flower: Red Rose
Philanthropy:
The Ability Experience
Colonized at UT: April 23, 1955
National Website: www.pikapp.org
Overview: The brothers of Pi Kappa Phi, Beta Lambda chapter, are dedicated to recruiting the best men and educating them in citizenship, character and leadership, building them into even better men and responsible brothers who acknowledge their lifelong commitment to Pi Kappa Phi. We pride ourselves on being well-rounded students at UT who participate in all athletics and are academically improving each semester.

President: Kyle McEvilly, kyle.mcevilly@spartans.ut.edu
 

Sigma Phi Epsilon

 
Greek Letters/Nickname: ΣΦE; Sig Ep
Colors: Red, Purple
Flower: Rose and Violet
Magazine: The Journal of Sigma Phi Epsilon
Colonized at UT: May 23, 1953
National Website: www.sigep.org
Overview: Sigma Phi Epsilon is the nation's largest fraternity. For each of the last 20 years, more men have joined Sigma Phi Epsilon than any other college fraternity. Sig Ep was founded at Richmond College, now the University of Richmond, on Nov. 1, 1901, on the cardinal principles of Virtue, Diligence and Brotherly Love. Today, over 244,000 men have joined the fraternity and taken a vow to uphold these values. The ancient Greeks believed the body was the vessel of the mind, and the mind housed your humanity. Today, Sig Eps are striving to achieve a Sound Mind and a Sound Body through the Balanced Man Program. We promise our members will learn to think critically, expand the mind outside the classroom, practice health and fitness, and develop leadership skills that will last a lifetime. Discover your best with Sigma Phi Epsilon.

President: Silas Goff, jacob.goff@spartans.ut.edu

Sigma Chi

 
Greek Letters/Nickname: ΣΧ; Sig; Sig-Chi
Colors: Blue and Old Gold
Flower: White Rose
Philanthropy: Children's Miracle Network and Huntsman Cancer Institute
Colonized at UT:   April 14, 2007
National Website: www.sigmachi.org

Overview: Founded upon the values of friendship, justice and learning in 1855, the Sigma Chi International Fraternity is dedicated to the betterment of character, campus, and community. It is our charge to develop men who understand the wholeness of things, abiding by a moral code based on principles of character, honor, high ambition, and integrity who strive ever to make a difference. As the preeminent collegiate leadership development organization with more than 200 undergraduate chapters and more than 200,000 living members, Sigma Chi challenges and supports its members to live by its core values and make these actionable in their lives and the lives of others. At Sigma Chi we call this Character-in-Action. Sigma Chi is a lifelong journey through brotherhood that delivers everyday experiences and world class programming to create a solid foundation for life both during and after college.

President: Kyle Benus, kyle.benus@spartans.ut.edu

Tau Kappa Epsilon

Greek Letters: ΤΚΕ; Teke
Colors: CrimsonCherryRed, Pure Silver Gray
Flower: Red Carnation
Philanthropy: St. Jude Children's Hospital and Alzheimer's Association
Magazine: The TEKE
Installed at UT: Jan. 25, 2011
National Website: www.tke.org 
Overview: Tau Kappa Epsilon creates lifelong relationships that enhance educational, interpersonal, community and professional success. The mission of Tau Kappa Epsilon is to aid men in their mental, moral and social development for life.TKE contributes to the advancement of society through the personal growth of their members and service to others. TKE was founded on Jan. 10, 1899, at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL. Since its founding, Tau Kappa Epsilon has had a focused mission on building better men who, in turn, will build a better world.

President: Michael Paskach, michael.paskach@spartans.ut.edu

Theta Chi

Greek Letters: ΘΧ; T-Chi
Colors: Military Red, White
Mascot: Rattlesnake, Sword and Shield
Flower: Red Carnation
Philanthropy: Shriners Hospitals for Children
Magazine: The Rattle
Installed at UT: May 4, 1957; reinstalled Fall 2002
National Website: www.thetachi.org

Overview: The University of Tampa is home to the Epsilon Zeta Chapter of Theta Chi Fraternity, one of the nation's most prestigious fraternities. With over 200 chapters established worldwide since 1856, Theta Chi has long been the leader in men's fraternities. The Epsilon Zeta Chapter has excelled on the UT campus, winning the 2002 Greek Week, Greek Sing, various theme weeks, and UT's Fraternity of the Year award. The brothers of Theta Chi lead by example, holding positions in nearly ever aspect of campus life from Student Government to residence life to ROTC. Brothers of Theta Chi can be seen daily on the field of play (participating in NCAA sports and intramurals) and in the classroom, striving for excellence. The Theta Chi man does not follow the leader…he is the leader.

President: Breandan Carroll, breandan.carroll@spartans.ut.edu

Zeta Beta Tau

 
Greek Letters/Nickname:   ZBT; Zeeb
Colors:   Medium Blue and White with Gold Trim
Flower:   Gold Carnation
Philanthropy:   Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Installed at UT:
March 13, 2012
National Website:   www.zbt.org  
Overview: The mission of Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity (ZBT) is to foster and develop in its membership the tenets of its Credo: Intellectual Awareness, Social Responsibility, Integrity and Brotherly Love, in order to prepare its members for positions of leadership and service within their communities. In 1989, ZBT eliminated pledging and all second-class status from the fraternity. In its place, ZBT established a Brotherhood Program, with minimum standards (Brotherhood Quality Standards), as well as programs of education bonding, and earning one's brotherhood status that applied to all brothers of ZBT. Today, the merged Zeta Beta Tau brotherhood is some 110,000 brothers strong, and ZBT chapters and colonies are established at over 90 campus locations. Through good times and bad, ZBT has been in the forefront in pioneering new concepts - as evidenced by its very founding, its elimination of sectarian membership practices, its acceptance of mergers, its elimination of pledging and its ability to solve enormous problems when others abandoned the effort. ZBT continues to maintain a tradition of leadership and respect in the interfraternity world.

President: Jonathan Taylor, jonathan.taylor@spartans.ut.edu

 National Interfraternity Music Council


Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia

 
Greek Letters/Nickname: ΦMA; Sinfonians; Phi Mu A’s 
Colors: Red, Black, Gold
Founded: Oct. 6, 1898; New England Conservatory, Boston
Installed at UT: April 24, 2004
National Website: www.sinfonia.org

Overview: Sinfonians share a love of music that unites them as brothers with a common interest. The fraternity teaches men to develop themselves and their art, not for the sake of art itself, but as a means of enriching the lives of others. Through a multitude of chapter, provincial and national events, Sinfonia offers unlimited opportunities for performance, community music outreach and other activities designed to develop a true appreciation for the power of music to uplift the soul. For more than a century, Sinfonians in nearly every field of study and professional endeavor have transformed the face of music in America. Today, the Brotherhood represents a diverse group of individuals spanning the nation, who continue the proud tradition of advancing the fraternity's objectives.

 President: Dan Dickenson, daniel.dickenson@spartans.ut.edu

Sigma Alpha Iota

 
Greek Letters/Nickname: ΣAI; SAI
Colors: Crimson, White
Philanthropy: The Services for the Visually Impaired; People to People
Flower: Red Rose
Magazine: Pan Pipes
Founded: June 12, 1903; University School of Music,
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Installed at UT: April 23, 1953
National Website: www.sai-national.org
Overview: Sigma Alpha Iota is a Greek music fraternity for women that was founded June 12, 1903. Sisters of Sigma Alpha Iota share a love of music and have a commitment to furthering its causes. The Beta Sigma chapter of SAI was re-installed at UT in the Spring of 2003. Since being re-established at UT, sisters have taken part in a philanthropy that sends musical instruments and music educators to Nicaragua. Sigma Alpha Iota is recognized as being a leader in the field of music and promotes life-long friendships. Sigma Alpha Iota's motto states, "Vita Brevis, Ar Longa," which means, "Life is Short, but Art is Long."

President: Mikaela Bracken, mikaela.bracken@spartans.ut.edu

National Pan-Hellenic Council

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

 
Greek Letters/Nickname: AKA; A-K-A's
Colors: Salmon Pink, Apple Green
Flower: Tea Rose
Symbol: Ivy
Magazine: Ivy Leaf
Philanthropy: Ivy AKAdemy; Sickle Cell; National Institute for the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Installed at UT: Dec. 7, 2003
National Website: www.aka1908.com
Overview: Alpha Kappa Alpha became the nation's first Greek-letter organization established by Black college women on the campus of Howard University, Washington, D.C., on Jan. 15, 1908. Ethel Hedgeman Lyle conceived the idea for formation. Alpha Kappa Alpha is a sisterhood composed of women who have consciously chosen this affiliation as a means of self-fulfillment through volunteer service. Alpha Kappa Alpha cultivates and encourages high scholastic and ethical standards; promotes unity and friendship among college women; alleviates problems concerning girls and women; maintains a progressive interest in college life; and serves all mankind through a nucleus of more than 170,000 women in the United States, the Caribbean, Europe and Africa.

Alpha Kappa Alpha women join together, first as sisters, and then as community partners to engage in "spirited" leading and learning and the development of lasting friendships. High individual and collective achievement through scholarship and service is the hallmark of Alpha Kappa Alpha's programs. With its international focus, Alpha Kappa Alpha has members all over the globe.

President: Megan Turnquest, megan.turnquest@spartans.ut.edu

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

 
Greek Letters/Nickname: AΦA; Alpha's 
Colors: Black, Old Gold
Philanthropy: A Voteless People is a Hopeless People
Installed at UT: Fall 2002
National Website: www.alphaphialpha.net
Overview:

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African-Americans, was founded Dec. 4, 1906, at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, by seven young men who are respectively referred to as jewels. Since its founding, Alpha Phi Alpha has been dedicated to the improvement of our community through national programs such as "Project Alpha," "A Voteless People is a Hopeless People," and "Go to High School, Go to College." Alpha Phi Alpha serves as a voice of goodwill while continuing its promise to promote brotherhood via "manly deeds, scholarship and love of all mankind."

President: Ricky Hart, ricky.hart@spartans.ut.edu  

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

 
Greek Letters/Nickname: ΩΨΦ; Ques
Colors: Royal Purple and Old Gold
Motto: Friendship is essential to the soul
Magazine: Oracle
Installed at UT: April 18, 2015
National Website: www.oppf.org
Overview:

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is the first international fraternal organization to be founded on a historically black college. Omega Psi Phi was founded on Nov. 17, 1911, at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The founders were three Howard University undergraduates, Edgard Amos Love, Oscar James Cooper and Frank Coleman. Joining them was their faculty advisor, Ernest Everett Just. From the initials of the Greek phrase meaning "friendship is essential to the soul," the name Omega Psi Phi was derived. That phrase was selected as the motto. Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance and Uplift were adopted as the cardinal principles. There are many notable Omega Men recognized as leaders across all sectors of academics, business and sciences, and civil rights at the local, national and international level.

President: Duane Beneby, duane.beneby@spartans.ut.edu

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

 
Greek Letters/Nickname: ΦBΣ; Sigmas
Colors: Royal Blue, White
Flower: Carnation
National Program: Bigger and Better Business, Social Action and Education
Philanthropy: SWWAC (Sigmas Waging War Against Cancer – American Cancer Society)
Magazine: Crescent
Installed at UT: 1982; reinstalled 1998
National Website: www.phibetasigma1914.org    
Overview: Phi Beta Sigma is more than just a fraternity. It is a brotherhood of men dedicated to uplifting and living by its motto, "Culture for service and service for humanity." Phi Beta Sigma was first introduced to The University of Tampa in 1982 and was re-established in the fall of 1998 under a new charter and new chapter name. The Sigmas look forward to working with new and existing students at UT. Not all great men are Sigmas, but all Sigmas are great men.

President: Je'Coy Hawley, utampasigmas98@gmail.com

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

 
Greek Letters/Nickname: ΣΓP; SGRho
Colors: Royal Blue, Gold
Mascot: French Toy Poodle
Flower: Yellow Tea Rose
Motto: "Greater Service Greater Progress"
Philanthropy: Project Reassurance, Mwanamugimu Essay Contest, Habitat for Humanity, Wee Savers, the National Education Fund
Installed at UT: March 5, 2010
National Website: www.sgrho1922.org

Overview: Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was founded on the campus of Butler University on Sunday, Nov. 12, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana by seven school teachers. The group became an incorporated national collegiate sorority on Dec. 30, 1929 when a charter was granted to the Alpha chapter at Butler University. The sorority's aim is to enhance the quality of life within the community. Public service, leadership development, and education of youth are the hallmarks of the organization's programs and activities. Sigma Gamma Rho addresses concerns that impact society educationally, civically, and economically. The sorority's founders were educators, so scholastic achievement is inherent in its principles. It was created as a community service organization so the sorority tries its best to be felt in the communities around it as caring women dedicated to the community's best interest. 

President: Leila Rugambarara, leila.rugambarara@spartans.ut.edu  

MultiCultural Greek Council

Sigma Lambda Beta

Greek Letters/Nickname: ΣΛΒ; Betas
Founded: University of Iowa, April 4, 1986
Colors: Royal Purple, Pure White
Mascot: White Stallion Mustang
Flower: Red Carnation
Publication: Rego  
Motto: "Opportunity for Wisdom, Wisdom for Culture"
Installed at UT: Fall 2005
National Website: www.sigmalambdabeta.com  

Overview: Sigma Lambda Beta is a social fraternity that was founded in 1986 at the University of Iowa. It is based on cultural understanding and wisdom. Most noteworthy, 16 of the 18 men who founded Sigma Lambda Beta were of Latin American or Hispanic origin or descent. We believe in the principles of fairness and opportunity and in the equality of all men, no matter what their race, culture, or ethnicity. Our biggest goal is to see that all of society can realize the importance of these three principles. In order to achieve this goal, we all strive to model these behaviors and present ourselves in a gentlemanly and educated fashion.

President: Roberto Lopez, roberto.lopez@spartans.ut.edu  

Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority, Inc.

 
Greek Letters/Nicknames: ΣΛΓ; Gammas
Founded: University of Iowa, April 9, 1990
Colors: Shocking Pink, Majestic Purple
Flower: Pink Rose
Mascot: Purple Panther
Motto: Culture is Pride, Pride is Success
Newsletter: La Mensajera
Stone: Purple Amethyst
Installed at UT: Spring 2003
National Website: www.sigmalambdagamma.com

Overview: Sigma Lambda Gamma is the largest historically Latina-based sorority in the United States. We are an academic, cultural, service and social organization dedicated to promoting the empowerment of women in higher education. Our primary goal is to promote our evolving and diverse cultures by sharing it with others through our five principles: morals and ethics, community service, academics, cultural awareness, and social interaction.

President: Alexis Turner, alexis.turner@spartans.ut.edu  

Recruitment Email: stunningrecruitment@yahoo.com  

College Panhellenic association

Alpha Chi Omega

Greek Letters/Nickname: ΑΧΩ; Alpha Chi; A-Chi-O 
Colors: Scarlet Red, Olive Green
Mascot: Angels, Lyre
Flower: Red Carnation
Magazine: The Lyre
Philanthropy: Domestic Violence Prevention
Installed at UT: Jan. 30, 1954
National Website: www.alphachiomega.org
Overview: The sisters of the Gamma Pi chapter of Alpha Chi Omega are young women committed to seeking new heights and always take pride in their strong sisterhood. Alpha Chi Omega is made up of a group of diverse and real strong women who are involved with many organizations like Honors Council, Dance Team, PEACE Volunteer Center and Student Government, while also striving to maintain a high GPA on campus. The sisters work hands-on at a local level with their national philanthropy, Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention, as well as raise funds to help women nationally. The sisterhood between the women of Alpha Chi Omega inspires all and will continue to leave a legacy here at The University of Tampa.

President: Morgan Schondelmeier, axoprez@yahoo.com

Delta Gamma

 
Greek Letters/Nickname: ΔΓ; Dee Gee 
Colors: Bronze, Pink, Blue
Mascot: Hannah Doll and Anchor
Flower: Delta Gamma Cream Rose
Magazine: Anchora
Philanthropy: Service for Sight
Installed at UT: April 12, 1981
National Website:   www.deltagamma.org  

Overview: Delta Gamma is very involved in all aspects of campus life at The University of Tampa. Besides participating in the many theme weeks, Greek Week, Homecoming and intramural events, many of the Dee Gee sisters are active in campus sports and other organizations. We offer girls a home away from home and a place to meet great friends in college who will last throughout life. Delta Gamma works with others to raise money for our philanthropy, Service for Sight, and we also do several community service programs throughout the year. Our annual fundraiser, Anchorsplash, involves all other Greek organizations competing in pool events to raise money for the visually impaired. Delta Gamma offers sisterhood, and we focus on friendship and academic support for each other.

President: Marissa Nece, dgutprez@gmail.com  


Delta Zeta

 
Greek Letters/Nickname: ΔΖ; Dee Zee
Colors: Old Rose, Nile Green
Mascot: Turtle
Flower: Pink Killarney Rose
Magazine: The LAMP
Philanthropy: Speech and Hearing Impaired
Installed at UT: 1954
National website: www.deltazeta.org
Overview: Delta Zeta prides itself on sisterhood and true friendship. The Delta Zeta Chapter at UT has long exemplified the noble principles set forth by their strong national organization for moral, social and scholastic achievement. Delta Zeta sisters are a dynamic group of women with varying interests. Besides Delta Zeta, all sisters are involved in at least one additional organization on campus. Delta Zeta sisters are prominent on UT's campus, participating in various clubs and extra curricular activities, supporting the Greek community as a whole and hosting their annual "Rose Bowl" and "Turtle Tug" to raise money for their philanthropy, the speech and hearing impaired. Throughout the year, Delta Zeta conducts various philanthropic and social activities that foster leadership, community spirit and sisterhood. To learn more about what the Delta Beta Chapter of Delta Zeta Sorority is doing at UT please visit www.utdeltabeta.com and follow us @UTDeltaZeta for news and information.

President: Melissa Bigger, melissa.bigger@spartans.ut.edu

Kappa Alpha Theta

 
Greek Letters/Nickname: KAΘ; Theta
Colors: Black and Gold
Mascot: Kite
Flower: Black and Gold Pansy
Magazine: The Kappa Alpha Theta Magazine
Philanthropy: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
Installed at UT: Nov. 7, 2010
National website: www.kappaalphatheta.org


Overview: Kappa Alpha Theta was founded in 1870 at Indiana Asbury College. It was the first Greek-letter fraternity for women. Kappa Alpha Theta’s purpose is to learn, develop and excel. Our core values are personal excellence, friendship/sisterhood, scholarship, community service and leadership. The sister’s of Kappa Alpha Theta are not only involved in Greek life, but are members in different clubs and organizations on campus.  The philanthropies for Theta are CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) and the Theta Foundation. CASA fights to protect the rights for children and helps to place the children in a permanent home.  The Theta Foundation helps members realize their full potential through their education and being involved. Money is raised during the year for scholarships and grants for the Theta Foundation. During our theme week we raise money for our philanthropies by having people participate in a dodge ball tournament and other fun events. The motto that Theta’s live their lives by is “Hope, Faith, Love, but the greatest of these is love”.

President: Lia Quiñones, ceoetatau@gmail.com


Pi Beta Phi 

 
Greek Letters/Nickname: ΠΒΦ; Pi Phi
Colors: Wine and Silver Blue
Symbol: Arrow
Flower: Wine Carnation
Magazine: The Arrow
Philanthropy: Read. Lead. Achieve.
Installed at UT: Feb. 1, 2014
National Website: www.pibetaphi.org  

Overview: Pi Beta Phi is very excited to colonize the Florida Zeta chapter at The University of Tampa in Fall 2013. Being a part of colonizing recruitment is a rare and unique opportunity — something that the average college woman does not get to experience. By becoming a member of Pi Beta Phi, there are opportunities for leadership, friendship and philanthropic service. It is a place where we form lifelong friendships, and where the bonds of wine and blue can tie sisters of any age, university or alumnae organization club together. Each of our members takes something great from Pi Phi to help shape her own experience, and it is our goal to help you pursue your dreams and enrich your years at UT. Pi Beta Phi Fraternity is a values-based organization for women. At the heart of the Pi Phi experience are six core values: Integrity; Lifelong Commitment; Honor and Respect; Personal and Intellectual Growth; Philanthropic Service to Others; and Sincere Friendship.

 President: Megan Wiedeman, flzetacp@gmail.com

Sigma Delta Tau

 
Greek Letters/Nickname: ΣΔΤ; SDT; Sig Delts 
Colors: Care Au Lait, Old Blue
Mascot: Bear
Flower: Yellow Tea Rose
Magazine: Torch
Philanthropy: Prevention of Child Abuse America
Installed at UT: March 9, 1991
National Website: www.sigmadeltatau.com
Overview: The sisters of Sigma Delta Tau are an authentic group of individuals that can shine alone but come together to form an unbreakable bond of sisterhood. We are all unique individuals who come together to shine brightly by the eternal light of our "torch." We not only share a special love for SDT, but we also remain passionate towards our school. Our enthusiastic group of women are widely spread across the campus, shining in many other campus activities, such as the Honors Program, Student Government, the Orientation Team, the Dance Program, Residence Life and many more. We host an annual event called "Late Night with SDT" to help raise money and support our philanthropy, The Prevention of Child Abuse America. The sisters of Sigma Delta Tau come together to experience an everlasting friendship and a list of memories that will never be forgotten. Our leadership, dedication and sincerity interweave to form a genuine love that lasts a lifetime.

President: Jordan Fink, jordan.fink@spartans.ut.edu