Chapters & Honor Societies

Samford University is home to 14 active chapters, three governing councils, and two honorary societies. They are supported by the Office of Greek Life through leadership development programming, contract and event planning support, financial management assistance for the councils, and other avenues.

Fraternities+

APA President

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

(member of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC))
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. develops leaders, promotes brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities.
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ATO President

Alpha Tau Omega

(member of the Interfraternity Council (IFC)
Alpha Tau Omega was founded on Sept. 11, 1865, to help heal the wounds of the North and South caused by the Civil War. Today, the heritage of ATO, including The Creed of Alpha Tau Omega, and the Christian principles upon which ATO was founded are as relevant as ever.
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LCA President

Lambda Chi Alpha

(member of the IFC)
Lambda Chi Alpha serves as a co-curricular experience to complement higher education by providing young men with opportunities for academic achievement, leadership development, and lifelong friendships.
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PKP President

Pi Kappa Phi

(member of the IFC)
For more than 100 years, Pi Kappa Phi has been building better men on college campuses across the country. From our humble roots at the College of Charleston in South Carolina to over 130 campuses today, Pi Kappa Phi stands for a commitment to fundamental values. Pi Kappa Phi can be found on Facebook, and Twitter.
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SC President

Sigma Chi

(member of the IFC)
Through the acknowledgment and practice of the high ideals our fraternity was founded on, members of the Sigma Chi Fraternity find favor and distinction through the leadership skills and reciprocal bonds of friendship and true brotherhood made available to them through our fraternity. As a group of men, we are a chapter committed to service, leadership, and scholastics. Sigma Chi can be found on Facebook and Twitter.
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SN President

Sigma Nu

(member of the IFC)
The Iota chapter of Sigma Nu is proud to be the oldest continuous fraternity on Samford’s campus. Established on campus in 1879, the Iota chapter is also the longest continually standing Sigma Nu charter in the nation. Throughout the past 123 years, Sigma Nu has maintained a distinctive place on campus. We pride ourselves on our selective nature and close-knit brotherhood. The men in our fraternity are committed to succeed in academics, athletics, and Christian growth.
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Sororities+

ADPi President

Alpha Delta Pi

(member of College Panhellenic)

Founded in 1851 at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia, Alpha Delta Pi is committed to sisterhood, values and ethics, high academic standards and social responsibility. 

National Philanthropy: Ronald McDonald House charities

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Chapter Website

AKA President

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

(member of the NPHC)

Founded in 1908 at Howard University in Washington, D.C., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.’s mission is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of “Service to All Mankind.” 

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AOII President

Alpha Omicron Pi

(member of College Panhellenic)

Founded in 1897 at Barnard College of Columbia University in New York, the object of Alpha Omicron Pi shall be to encourage a spirit of fraternity and love among its members; to stand at all times for character, dignity, scholarship, and college loyalty; to strive for and support the best interest of the colleges and universities in which chapters are installed, and in no way to disregard, injure, or sacrifice those interests for the sake of prestige or advancement of the Fraternity or any of its chapters.  

National Philanthropy: arthritis research and the American Juvenile Arthritis Organization

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CO President

Chi Omega

(member of College Panhellenic)

Founded in 1895 at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Chi Omega is an intergenerational women’s organization forever committed to our founding purposes: friendship, personal integrity, service to others, academic excellence and intellectual pursuits, community and campus involvement, and personal and career development. 

National Philanthropy: Make-a-Wish Foundation

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Chapter Site

DDD President

Delta Delta Delta

(member of College Panhellenic)

For more than 127 years, Tri Delta has created a perpetual bond of friendship that promises lifelong sisterhood and network of support. Through our innovative educational and leadership programs, Tri Delta provides its members with personal, professional and leadership development that will inspire them to Live, Learn and Lead with Purpose.

National Philanthropy: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

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DST President

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

(member of NPHC)

Founded in 1913 at Howard University in Washington, D.C., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, is an organization of college-educated women committed to constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community. 

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DXP President

Delta Xi Phi Multicultural Sorority, Inc.

(Associate member of College Panhellenic)

Founded in 1994 at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Delta Xi Phi is based on five pillars: The Advancement of Women through Higher Education, Community Service, Increasing Multicultural Awareness, Sisterhood, and Friendship. 

National Philanthropy: The American Cancer Society

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Chapter Site

PM President

Phi Mu

(member of College Panhellenic)

Founded in 1852 at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia, Phi Mu is a women's organization, which provides personal and academic development, service to others, commitment to excellence and lifelong friendship through a shared tradition. Phi Mu promotes vibrant living, encouraging members to achieve their personal best.

National Philanthropy: Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

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Chapter Site

ZTA President

Zeta Tau Alpha

(member of College Panhellenic)

Founded in 1898 at Virginia State Female Normal School (now Longwood University) Farmville, Virginia, Zeta Tau Alpha seeks to make a difference in the lives of our members by developing the potential of each individual through innovative programming, which emphasizes leadership development, service to others, academic achievement and continued personal growth for women, with a commitment to friendship and the future based on the sisterhood, values and traditions of the past. 

National Philanthropy: Breast Cancer Education and Awareness

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Honor Societies+

The Gamma Sigma Alpha Academic Honor Society

The Gamma Sigma Alpha Honor Society honors those Greek juniors and seniors who have achieved a cumulative academic GPA of 3.5 or higher during their career, or, have achieved a 3.5 GPA during any of their four classified junior or senior semesters.

The Order of Omega National Leadership Honor Society

Exec Board

The Order of Omega is the National Leadership Honorary Society for fraternity and sorority life. Nominated by their peers, members must meet specific academic and leadership requirements to be eligible for potential candidacy in the organization. Only 3% of the Greek population each year is invited to join Order of Omega. For the 2016-2017 academic year, 44 students were initiated in the the Omega class of the Xi Xi Chapter.

Order of Omega Executive Board

President- Bailey Josephs, Alpha Delta Pi
Vice President- Hailie Bagley, Phi Mu
Secretary- William Hargrove, Alpha Tau Omega
Treasurer- Nellie Hoehl, Alpha Delta Pi

OO Omega Class