Alpha Phi Gamma (sorority)

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Alpha Phi Gamma
ΑΦΓ
Alpha Phi Gamma (sorority).jpg
Founded February 1, 1994; 22 years ago (1994-02-01)
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona)
Type Social
Scope National
Colors      Burgundy and      Crème[1]
Flower Tulip
Jewel Ruby and diamond
Mascot Baby panda bear
Philanthropy National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Chapters 11 Chapters, 2 Associated Colonies, 2 Colonies
Nickname A-Phi-G
Homepage http://www.alphaphigamma.org

Alpha Phi Gamma (Greek: ΑΦΓ, also known as A-Phi-G) is an Asian-interest sorority founded on February 1, 1994 at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona).[2]

History and purpose[edit]

Alpha Phi Gamma was founded on February 1, 1994 and was the first Asian-American interest sorority to be established at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. The sorority strives to promote sisterhood, service, academic excellence, personal development, and Asian awareness. Although Alpha Phi Gamma is an Asian-interest sorority, its sisters believe strongly in the importance of diversity and accept women of all nationalities.

Alpha Phi Gamma was made possible through the commitment and hard work of Allex Choi, Candy Cunanan, Christine Nguyen, Sandie Rillera, Kolleen Kim, Grace Hsieh and Jennifer Oku.

Alpha Phi Gamma is a member of the National APIA Panhellenic Association (NAPA).[3]

Philanthropy[edit]

Since 1999, Alpha Phi Gamma's official national philanthropy has been the fight against violence towards women. The sisters chose this philanthropy because they wanted to focus on a cause that was not as strongly supported as others, but affected the lives of many women around the world.

Members of Alpha Phi Gamma support the cause through fundraising, raising awareness through on-campus programs, and volunteer efforts at shelters and organizations. In addition, during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, Alpha Phi Gamma joins together on a national level to volunteer time to raise awareness and help fundraise for this important cause.

In November 2009, Alpha Phi Gamma strengthened their commitment by becoming a member of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Chapters[edit]

Alpha Phi Gamma currently has nine active chapters, two associate chapters, two colonies, and two associate colonies.[4]

Chapter Rank Founding institution Location Chaptered date
Alpha Active Chapter California State Polytechnic University, Pomona[5] Pomona, California February 1, 1994[6]
Beta Active Chapter Northern Illinois University[7] DeKalb, Illinois June 14, 1999[8]
Gamma Active Chapter San Diego State University[9] San Diego, California May 20, 2000[10]
Delta Active Chapter University of Arizona[11][12] Tucson, Arizona May 26, 2002[13]
Epsilon Active Chapter DePaul University[14] Chicago, Illinois May 28, 2006[15]
Zeta Associate Chapter Michigan State University[16][17] East Lansing, Michigan May 28, 2006[18]
Eta Active Chapter University of Missouri[19] Columbia, Missouri July 18, 2009[20]
Theta Active Chapter Colorado State University[21] Fort Collins, Colorado June 26, 2010[22]
Iota Active Chapter University of Nevada, Las Vegas[23] Paradise, Nevada June 16, 2012[24]
Kappa Associate Chapter University of Nevada, Reno[25] Reno, Nevada May 21, 2011[26]
Lambda Active Chapter University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, Illinois February 26, 2012[27]
Colony University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, Minnesota June 15, 2014 [28]
Colony North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina June 14, 2015 [29]
Associate Colony State University of New York, Stony Brook Stony Brook, New York May 20, 2000 [30]
Associate Colony University of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas June 20, 2003[31]

National Board members[edit]

2015-2016 National Executive Board

Board Members
President Christine Nguyen-Salves, UA
Vice President of Internal Affairs Jena Junsay, UNLV
Vice President of External Affairs Kathleen Krilanovich, UNR
Vice President of Membership Christina Carpio, NIU
Vice President of Finance Jenny Lau, UNR
Executive Secretary Linh Luu, UNR
Chief of Staff Rita Cheng, CPP

2014-2015 National Executive Board

Board Members Board Members
President Christiane Dolores, UNLV Sisterhood Sara Feinberg, UNR
Vice President Christina Carpio, NIU Philanthropy Maui Orozco, UNLV
Ritual Chancellor Mai Nguyen, CSU Secretary Christine Medina, DPU
Treasurer Michelleann Avilla, CSU West Coast Senators Jena Junsay, UNLV

Brianna Seamster, CPP

Expansion Stephanie Enojado, CPP Midwest Senators Eden Pangilinan, UNLV

Kristina Manalangsang, DPU

2014-2015 National Executive Board

Board Members Board Members
President Christiane Dolores, UNLV Sisterhood Kristina Manalangsang, DPU
Vice President Mai Nguyen, CSU Philanthropy Jennifer DeOcampo, UNLV
Ritual Chancellor Manilyn Salvatera, SDSU Secretary Theresa Medina, DPU
Treasurer Jenny Lau, UNR West Coast Senator Sara Feinberg, UNR
Expansion Stephanie Enojado, CPP Midwest Senator Nhi Le, UIC

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