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Alpha Phi is the only sorority on campus with a nationally recognized house. We are one of the oldest and most well established fraternities in the nation. Alpha Phi will enrich its member’s lives now, as collegiate members, and as alumni because we are an organization that provides a lifetime of opportunities.
Name: Alpha Phi
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Flower: Lily-of-the-Valley and Forget-Me-Not
Color(s): Silver and Bordeaux
Nickname: A Phi
Motto: Union Hand in Hand
Year: 1872 at Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
First at Sac State: 1968
US Chapters: 143
International Chapters: Toronto, Canada
Headquarters Location: Evanston, Illinois
The objectives of Alpha Phi are the promotion of growth in character; unity of feeling, sisterly affection, and social communion among our members. In all that we do, we try to obey God’s principles of justice and right. We have banded ourselves together to improve our minds and hearts, and we seek to aid each other through a constant watchcare always given in love. We believe ourselves to be sincere searchers for truth.
We seek the highest ideal of womanhood, and we try to gain this ideal by cultivating not only the power and passion for seeking intellectual development but, also, the spirit of love and charity. And we who are thus united are under a solemn pledge to lend a helping hand to one another.
What is the community service, philanthropy, or cause that your organization most frequently supports? Alpha Phi Foundation. This includes Cardiac Care for Women and the American Red Cross, forget-me-not, and scholarship.
What program(s) or event(s) does your organization at Sacramento State coordinate to support the community service, philanthropy, or cause mentioned above? Red Dress Gala: This event is held every fall. Alpha Phi families and friends are invited. We have a nice dinner, live band and guest speaker. We raise money through selling tickets for this event and holding a live and silent auction. Phi Ball: This is a softball tournament we hold each spring. All the fraternities on campus participate. We raise money through selling raffle tickets for donated gift baskets that we give away.
Approximately how many hours per month do individual members or your organization participate in community service or philanthropy projects? 4
How many community service or philanthropy projects does your organization participate in each semester? 6
Does your organization have a bylaw or statement regarding hazing? As a sisterhood founded on mutual love and respect, hazing has no place in Alpha Phi. Alpha Phi International will not tolerate the mental or physical hazing of any member. Initiated members of Alpha Phi are expected to refrain from any activity considered hazing and new members are expected to refuse to be hazed.
Does your organization have an insurance policy? Yes
Does your organization have a Risk Management policy? Yes