Fraternities and Sororities at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is host to 17 national fraternity and sorority chapters. The Greek system at North Carolina A&T is very selective, with roughly 1.4% of undergraduate male students and 1.2% of undergraduate female students involved in fraternities and sororities.[1]

Fraternities and Sororities at N.C. A&T provide both social and service opportunities for students. As of 2013, the Office of Greek Life recognized Nine Fraternities and Seven Sororities that vary in scope from, social, service, honorary, and social fellowships that do not affiliate themselves with the traditional black Greek movement.

Greek System[edit]

The Greek system at North Carolina A&T is considered very selective with roughly 1.4% of undergraduate male students and 1.2% of undergraduate female students involved in fraternities and sororities.[1] As of 2013, the Office of Greek Life recognized Nine Fraternities and Seven Sororities. Active fraternities at NC A&T include Alpha Phi Omega, a national co-ed community service fraternity; Kappa Kappa Psi, a national honorary Band fraternity; and Pershing Rifles, is a military fraternal organization for college-level students: and social fraternities Phi Beta Sigma, Alpha Phi Alpha, Iota Phi Theta, Kappa Alpha Psi, Lambda Chi Alpha; Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, a collegiate social fraternity for men with a special interest in music; Omega Psi Phi, and Groove Phi Groove.[2] Active sororities at the university include Chi Eta Phi, a professional association for registered professional & student nurses; Tau Beta Sigma, a national honorary band sorority; and social sororities Alpha Kappa Alpha; Delta Sigma Theta; Zeta Phi Beta; Sigma Gamma Rho; and Swing Phi Swing.[2]

Fraternities and Sororities at N.C. A&T are governed by either the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) or the Greek Lettered Council.[3] The National Pan-Hellenic Council, collectively known as the "Divine Nine," is a collaborative organization of nine historically African American, international Greek lettered fraternities and sororities. The Greek Lettered Council serves as a governing body for the non-NPHC organizations and social fellowships.[3]

Chapters[edit]

National Pan-Hellenic Council[edit]

Organization Chapter Name Year Chartered Year Founded Website
Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity Beta Epsilon (ΒΕ) 1929 1906 The Beta Epsilon. Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha
Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority Alpha Phi (ΑΦ) 1932 1908
Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity Alpha Nu (AN) 1933 1911
Omega Psi Phi fraternity Mu Psi (ΜΨ) 1927 1911
Delta Sigma Theta sorority Alpha Mu (AM) 1932 1913
Phi Beta Sigma fraternity Eta (H) 1915 1914
Zeta Phi Beta sorority Zeta Alpha (ZA) 1934 1920
Sigma Gamma Rho sorority Gamma (Γ) 1951 1922
Iota Phi Theta fraternity Zeta (Z) 1970 1963

Greek Lettered Council[edit]

Other National fraternities and sororities with registered chapters are members of the Greek Lettered Council. The current members on campus include:

Organization Chapter Name Year Chartered Year Founded
Kappa Kappa Psi honorary band fraternity Iota Zeta (IZ) 1990 1919
Tau Beta Sigma honorary band sorority Theta Zeta (ΘΖ) 1990 1946
Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity Kappa Psi (ΚΨ) 1952 1925
Chi Eta Phi sorority Sigma Chi Beta (ΣΧΒ) 1975 1932
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia fraternity Iota Beta (IB) 1972 1898
Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity Pi Iota(I) 2004 1909

Social fellowships[edit]

National Social Fellowships that do not affiliate with Greek Lettered organizations fall under the jurisdiction of 'Social Fellowships. The Current Members on campus Include:

Organization Chapter Name Year Chartered Year Founded
Groove Phi Groove S.F.I. Aggie Chapter 1969 1962
Organization Chapter Name Year Chartered Year Founded Website
Swing Phi Swing S.F.I. Aggie Chapter 1971 1969 Aggie Chapter Official Site

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "North Carolina A&T State University| Student Life". usnews.com. US News and World Report. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Clubs and Organizations". NCAT Orgsync website. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "2011-2012 N.C. A&T Student Handbook" (PDF). North Carolina A&T State University. Retrieved 30 March 2014. [permanent dead link]