There are four sororities at Colorado School of Mines: Alpha Phi, Kappa Alpha Theta, Pi Beta Phi, and Sigma Kappa.

Alpha Phi (est. 1872, Syracuse University)
    Iota Zeta Chapter

Chapter Website: www.wix.com/alpha_phi/iotazeta
Symbols: "Phi Bear", Ivy Leaf
Flowers: Forget-Me-Not, Lily of the Valley
Colors: Silver and Bordeaux
Jewel: Pearl
Open Motto: "Union Hand in Hand"
Philanthropies: Womens cardiac health, we host an annual 5K "Move Your Phit" in the fall as well as Alphatraz in the spring.  All money from these go to the Alpha Phi Foundation to supp;org research in Women's Cardiac Care. 
Fun Fact: The Alpha Phi house was designed by an Alpha Phi Alum, so it has its own chapter room for ceremonies and meetings
Activities: Annual Dance Party, Phi Presents, Alphatraz, and Move Your Phit
Established at Mines: November 5, 2000

*Alpha Phi has passed all fire and safety inspections and is in good conduct.
Advisor: Laurel Bandy

Pi Beta Phi (est. 1867, Monmouth College)
    Colorado Delta Chapter

Chapter Website: https://www.pibetaphi.org/pibetaphi/mines/ 
Symbols: Angel and Arrow
Flowers: Wine Carnation
Colors: Wine and Silver Blue
Jewel: --
Open Motto: “To promote friendship, develop women of intellect and integrity, cultivate leadership potential, and enrich lives through community service”
Philanthropies: Pi Beta Phi’s main philanthropy commitment is literacy. Their primary philanthropic partner is First Book, an organization committed to ending illiteracy by donating new books to schools and children who have none. Pi Phi also has several of their own philanthropies, including Champions are Readers, a program that Pi Phi chapters can implement in schools to encourage children to read; Arrowmont, a school in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, that focuses on arts education; Read Across America, usually “celebrated” on March 2nd, a day where students are encouraged to read; and Pi Beta Phi Foundation, which helps fund programming for the Fraternity, gives scholarships to Fraternity women, and helps alumnae in financial distress
Fun Fact: Not only does every new member receive a big sister, but she becomes part of a link family. Your link family is a group of girls from the same or similar majors who can help you when you need it. Link families can pass down all their old tests, files, quizzes and whatnot in addition to study help, and that’s what they're there for—academic support.
Activities: Messy Twister with Sigma Phi Epsilon, Pink Party, and Pi Phi Polar Plunge
Established at Mines: February 1, 1986

*Pi Phi has passed all safety and fire inspections and is in good conduct.
Advisor: Lisa Parker

Sigma Kappa (est. 1874, Colby College)
    Zeta Pi Chapter

Chapter Website: www.mines.sigmakappa.org
Symbols: Dove and Heart
Flower: Wild Purple Violet
Colors: Maroon and Lavender
Jewel: Pearl
Open Motto: "One Heart, One Way"
Philanthropies: Gerontology (the study of aging), with a focus on Alzheimer's disease research and programs directed at improving the lives of older citizens; Inherit the Earth; Maine Seacoast Mission
Fun Fact(s): At Sigma Kappa’s first house, zucchinis would randomly start to grow in the backyard; therefore the zucchini was named the chapter vegetable. Every woman that becomes a member will receive a “Big” through mutual selection. The woman’s Big is there for her in every aspect of life, especially academic. Because the selection process is mutual, these women usually become lifelong friends. The Sigma Kappa house was designed by an alumna, who opted to put more living space and a larger kitchen rather than a chapter room. The active women in the chapter all agree that this set up is perfect for our chapter. Sigma Kappa received the status of Chapter of the Year for the past calendar year.  
Activities: Mr. Big Digger, UltraViolet event, and Walk to End Alzheimer's
Established at Mines: January 26, 1980

*Sigma Kappa has passed all safety and fire inspections and is in good conduct
Advisor: Megan Hesse 

Kappa Alpha Theta (est. 1870, DePauw University)
    Theta Mu Chapter

(As Theta is the newest addition to our Panhellenic community, they do not yet have a chapter house.)

Symbols: Kite
Flowers: Black and Gold Pansy
Colors: Black and Gold
Jewel: --
Open Motto: "Leading Women"
Philanthropies: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA): CASA's aim is to help children in foster care feel safe and give every child a voice. Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation: This foundation raises money for scholarships and grants for members of Kappa Alpha Theta in order to nurture each member's academic life. Friendship Fund: Friendship Fund raises money to support our sisters through hard times, such as financial hardships or natural disasters.
Fun Fact: Kappa Alpha Theta was the first Greek letter fraternity known among women. We are also the newest Greek organization on the Mines campus, which means there are a lot of unique opportunities available with Theta.
Activities: Murder Mystery with Sigma Phi Epsilon, Galentine's Day; we are looking forward to  hosting our first signature philanthropy event in fall of 2017
Established at Mines: November 5, 2016

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