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    • Learn How to Join Our Community

      Fraternity Recruitment will be ongoing from the first week of classes with specific events for each organization.

      Learn about the recruitment process and to become a part of our community.

      If you have questions email greeklife@capital.eduor call 614-236-6901.​


      Fraternity

      FRATERNITIES
      AΦA - Alpha Phi Alpha
      AΣΦ - Alpha Sigma Phi
      ΦΚΨ - Phi Kappa Psi
      ΦΜΑ- Phi Mu Alpha
      ΚΣ - Kappa Sigma
      ΣAB - Sigma Alpha Beta

       
      Sorority

      SORORITIES
      AΚA - Alpha Kappa Alpha
      AΣA - Alpha Sigma Alpha
      ΔΦΕ - Delta Phi Epsilon
      ΔΣΘ - Delta Sigma Theta
      ΠΦΕ - Pi Phi Epsilon
      ΦΣΣ - Phi Sigma Sigma

    • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. 

      A member of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (City-Wide)

      Camren Harris, Capital University Chapter Member

      charris@capital.edu 

      The object of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., is to stimulate its African-American members; to prepare them for the greatest usefulness in the causes of humanity, freedom and dignity of the individual; and to encourage the highest and noblest form.


      Alpha Sigma Phi

      A member of the Interfraternity Council

      Epsilon Chi Chapter Website 

      Caleb Ray, President
      cray@capital.edu

      Adam Hirschfeld, Campus advisor

      Michael Schwaiger, Chapter advisor


      Visit Alpha Sigma Phi on Twitter  

      Motto: To Better the Man, through the creation and perpetuation of brotherhood founded upon the values of character … Silence, Charity, Purity, Honor, Patriotism.

      Alpha Sigma Phi, represented by the Phoenix, started at Capital in April 2009 and received its charter on September 11, 2010. The fraternity's colors are Cardinal and Stone and the group is often referred to as Alpha Sig. The organization has striven to enhance the Greek community from the onset. Alpha Sig has been a leader on campus taking ownership of the Organization of the Year award and the Most Creative Service Event award in 2011, while winning Greek Week two consecutive years.


      Phi Kappa Psi

      A member of the Interfraternity Council

      Phi Kappa Psi Website

      William Freimark, President 

      pdonahue@capital.edu

      Bruce Epps, Campus Advisor

      Shane Yates, Chapter Advisor

      Visit Phi Kappa Psi on Facebook

      Visit Phi Kappa Psi on Twitter 

      Motto: United by friendship, sustained by honor and led by truth, we live and we flourish.

      Phi Kappa Psi, often called Phi Psi, was the first NIC (North-American Interfraternity Council) chapter at Capital and was chartered in the spring of 2010. The Ohio Xi chapter at Capital University routinely receives commendations from the national headquarters for exemplarty acedemic reports, community service contributions, and campus engagement. Most recently, this chapter was accredited with high marks for chapter operations and received a national award for maintaining the best GPA of chapters throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virigina. The fraternity, whose colors are cardinal red and hunter green, plays host to several annual events including "Mud Tug" and "The Final Stretch," as well as numerous formal/date functions. Phi Kappa Psi is proud to develop well-rounded leaders to better the Capital community.


      Kappa Sigma

      A member of the Interfraternity Council

      Aaron Edeus, President

      aedeus@capital.edu 

      Kappa Sigma Upsilon (currently Kappa Sigma) was founded by Harold Yochum on January 12th when he and 60 men gathered at Divinity Hall.  Yochum went on to be president of the university and the administration building bears his name, Yochum Hall.  KSU is the oldest greek organization at Capital. 

      Visit Kappa Sigma on Twitter

      Sigma Alpha Beta

      A member of the Interfraternity Council

      Megan Creasap, President 

      mcreasap@capital.edu

      Visit Sigma Alpha Beta on Facebook 

      Visit Sigma Alpha Beta on Twitter

      Motto: Doing Good Work Through Christ.

      Colors: Royal Blue and Orange

      Mascot: Owl

      Sigma Alpha Beta is a co-educational fraternity founded in 2007. More commonly known as SAB on Capital University’s campus, Sigma Alpha Beta was founded on the values of fraternal love, faith, service, compassion, character, leadership, and scholarship. Sigma Alpha Beta is known for its philanthropy projects including: charity: Water, The Girl Effect, Buzzkill, and The Shoeman Water Project. Sigma Alpha Beta is a different experience for all members and prides itself on a sense of family, community and inclusion of all.


      Phi Mu Alpha


      Jason Crouse, President
      jcrouse@capital.edu

      Mark Lochstrampfor, Campus advisor

      Wray Bryant, Campus advisor

      Visit Phi Mu Alpha on Twitter

      Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia is a social Fraternity founded on October 6th, 1898. It is the oldest and largest fraternal society in music founded by Ossian Everett Mills at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. From there Sinfonia became a national fraternity in 1900 with the admission of a group of men at Broad Street Conservatory in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. 

      Phi Mu Alpha exemplifies fraternity. With our Philanthropy, The Mills Music Mission, we strive to help others through music. A popular phrase among Sinfonians is: Once a Sinfonian, always a Sinfonian.
       
    • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. 

      A member of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (City-Wide)

      Korina Depenhart, President
      kdepenhart@capital.edu 

      Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated established the Pi Gamma Chapter with Capital as a part of its members. The purpose is to cultivate and encourage high scholastics and ethical standards; to promote unity and friendship among college-educated women; to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve social stature on the local, regional and national levels; to maintain a progressive interest in college life; and to be of service to all mankind through the implementation of the international programs of the sorority. 

      Alpha Sigma Alpha

      A member of the Panhellenic Council

      Grace Day, President
      gday@capital.edu

      Katie Sasser, Faculty advisor
       
      Marty McClain, Chapter advisor 

      Visit Alpha Sigma Alpha on Facebook 

      National Website

      Twitter: @ASAatCap

      Motto: Aspire, Seek, Attain

      Alpha Sigma Alpha National Sorority was founded on November 15, 1901 at Longwood University. Alpha Sigma Alpha’s mission is to promote high ideals and standards for its members throughout their lives by emphasizing balance among our four aims of intellectual, physical, social and spiritual development. Our purpose is to foster close friendships between members and to develop women of poise and purpose. Our colors are crimson and pearl white supplemented by our secondary colors of palm green and gold. The Theta Tau chapter at Capital University embraces the zebra and the crown as their symbols. The philanthropies of Alpha Sigma Alpha are the Special Olympics and the S. June Smith Center. Alpha Sigma Alpha inspires women to lead, to serve and most of all, to make a difference.


      Delta Phi Epsilon

      A member of the Panhellenic Council

      Emily Schaub, President
      eschaub@capital.edu

      Melissa Keesing, Chapter advisor

      Katie Kranz, Chapter advisor

      Delta Phi Epsilon International Website  

      Visit Delta Phi Epsilon on Facebook  

      Visit the Gamma Kappa Chapter on Facebook

      Gamma Kappa Chapter Website 

      Motto: Esse Quam Videri - "To be rather than to seem to be" 

      Delta Phi Epsilon (aka DPhiE or Deephers) was founded at New York University School of Law in 1917 on the principles of Justice, Sisterhood and Love. As a nonsectarian organization, DPhiE embraces diversity within its membership. The sorority encourages well-rounded women who possess leadership skills, social prowess and a philanthropic mindset to consider membership within Delta Phi Epsilon at Capital University.


      Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

      A member of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (City-Wide)

      Alethea E. Gaddis, Primarity Advisor

      agaddis@gaddis4kids.org

      Visit the Delta Sigma Theta National Website

       Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, is a private, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. A sisterhood of more than 200,000 predominately Black college educated women, the Sorority currently has over 900 chapters located in the United States, England, Japan, Germany, the Virigin Islands, Bermude, the Bahamas, and the Republic of Korea. The major programs of the sorority are based upon the organization's Five Point Programmatic Thrust. The Sorority was founded in 1913 by 22 students at Howard University.


      Pi Phi Epsilon

      A member of the Panhellenic Council

      Morgan White, President 
      mwhite1244@capital.edu

      Stephanie Wilson, Chapter advisor

      Visit Pi Phi Epsilon’s Website 

      Visit Pi Phi Epsilon on Facebook

      Visit Pi Phi Epsilon on Twitter

      Motto: Love and Service

      Pi Phi Epsilon was founded as a general sorority in 1963. Their sorority mascot is the panda bear, their colors are green and white. Living by the motto of Love and Service, they focus on the uniqueness and individuality of each sorority member. The sorority goes by the nickname, Pi Phi. 


      Phi Sigma Sigma 

      A member of the Panhellenic Council

      Samantha Fair, President
      sfair@capital.edu

      Holly Porter, Campus advisor

      Erica Backhurst, Chapter advisor

      Visit the Phi Sigma Sigma International Website 

      Visit Phi Sigma Sigma on Facebook

      Motto: Aim High

      Phi Sigma Sigma was founded in 1913 in New York City on the foundation that women of different faiths could come together and work toward common goals. Our mission is to inspire the personal development of each sister and perpetuate the advancement of womanhood. Philanthropy and service learning are held high in our eyes, as well as leadership, scholarship, and simply being a well rounded woman. - L.I.T.P. - Love In The Pyramid

    •  What is the Greek Report? 

      The mission of Fraternity and Sorority Life at Capital University is to encourage growth, development, and education among its members in a diverse community. The Office of Student and Community Engagement is committed to informing all students, faculty/staff, families, and prospective students about the current successes and challenges of Fraternity and Sorority Life at Capital University. 

       The "Greek Report" is published at the end of each semester and includes news, updates, aggregate grade point averages, and membership information for each chapter and the fraternity/sorority community. 

       We encourage you to take a moment and click on a semester report below to learn more about the progress of our fraternity and sorority community here at Capital University.

    • Α : Alpha (al-fah) 

       

      Β : Beta (bay-tah) 

       

      G : Gamma (gam-ah) 

       

      Δ : Delta (del-tah) 

       

      Ε : Epsilon (ep-si-lon) 

       

      Ζ : Zeta (zay-tah) 

       

      Η : Eta (ay-tah) 

       

      Θ : Theta (thay-tah) 

       

      Ι : Iota (eye-o-tah) 

       

      Κ : Kappa (cap-ah) 

       

      Λ : Lambda (lamb-dah) 

       

      Μ : Mu (mew) 

       

      Ν : Nu (new) 

       

      Ξ : Xi (zye) 

       

      Ο : Omicron (om-i-cron) 

       

      Π : Pi (pie) 

       

      Ρ : Rho (row) 

       

      Σ : Sigma (sig-mah) 

       

      Τ : Tau (taw) 

       

      Υ : Upsilon (oop-si-lon) 

       

      Φ : Phi (fie or fee) 

       

      Χ : Chi (kie) 

       

      Ψ : Psi (sigh) 

       

      Ω : Omega (oh-may-gah)

  • Fraternity and Sorority Life

     Capital University’s fraternity and sorority community continues its proud 60-year history.  This established community offers a wide variety of opportunities that are different than other student organizations.  They are values-based organizations that strive to make men better men and women better women.   

    Students involved in fraternity and sorority life: Live their fraternal and personal values every day for the betterment of themselves, others, and the community;

    • Live their fraternal and personal values every day for the betterment of themselves, others, and the community;
    • Greek students raised over $24,000 during the Fall 2014 semester;
    • Are generally more involved with other student organizations and the community;
    • Have a higher graduation rate of 92.7% compared to that of non-affiliated student;
    • GPA of those students who are affiliated are much higher than those who are not 
    Mission

    Fraternity and Sorority Life at Capital University encourages growth, development, and education among its members in a diverse community; by displaying our dedication to the tenants of civic engagement including Capital and the surrounding community, adhering to policies and values congruence, enhancing individual membership and operating our chapters with efficiency.

    Learn More About Us

    To learn about Capital University's Fraternity and Sorority Life community, find us on Twitter @CapitalFSL and on Facebook. .

    Contact Us
     
    David Gonzalez
    Student and Community 
    Engagement
    614-236-6901
    sce@capital.edu
    Sororities
    Panhellenic/Intersorority 
    Council
    sororitylife@capital.edu
    Fraternities
    Interfraternity Council
    fraternitylife@capital.edu