National Pan-Hellenic Conference (NPHC) and Multi-Cultural Chapters

FRATERNITIES:     Iota Phi Theta   |    Kappa Alpha Psi

Phi Beta Sigma

SORORITIES:     Delta Sigma Theta |    Zeta Phi Beta


NPHC (The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated)

The stated purpose and mission of the organization in 1930 was "Unanimity of thought and action as far as possible in the conduct of Greek letter collegiate fraternities and sororities, and to consider problems of mutual interest to its member organization." In early 1937, the organization was incorporated under the laws of the State of Illinois and became known as "The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated."  The purpose of the collegiate chapters of NPHC shall be to foster cooperative actions of its members in dealing with matters of mutual concern. The chapters facilitate leadership opportunities, educational programming, and training for its chapter members.



Iota Phi Theta fraternity is committed to making meaningful contributions to society in general, with particular emphasis in the African-American community. Throughout America, Iota Phi Theta® has come to represent excellence in all areas. The Fraternity is, and shall forever remain dedicated to its founders’ vision of “Building a Tradition, Not Resting Upon One!”

Nickname: “Iotas”

Colors: Charcoal Brown and Gilded Gold

Symbol: Centaur

Flower: Yellow Rose

Motto: Building a Tradition, Not Resting Upon One!

Philanthropy:  no youth left behind foundation NAACP,  The United Negro College FundThe National Federation of the BlindThe National Sickle Cell Foundation

Established: September 19, 1963

Chartered at FSU: 2002

President: Stephen Osunkunle

Advisor:  Shawn Jones

Kappa Alpha Psi Crest



Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity sponsors programs providing community service, social welfare and academic scholarship through the Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation and is a supporter of the United Negro College Fund and Habitat for Humanity. Kappa Alpha Psi is a member of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) and the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC). The fraternity is the first predominantly African American Greek-letter society founded west of the Appalachian Mountains still in existence and is known for its "cane stepping" in NPHC organized step shows. Kappa Alpha Psi celebrated its 100th anniversary on January 5, 2011, and is one of only four predominantly African American collegiate fraternities to do so.

Nickname: “Kappas"

Colors: Krimson and Kream

Flower: Red Carnation

Symbol: Diamond and Cane

Motto: Achievement in every field of human endeavor

Philanthropy: St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, American Cancer Society, Kappa Kamp at Piney Woods, Guide Right-Kappa National Service Program

Established: January 5, 1911

Chartered at FSU: February 12, 1983

President:  Jonathan Curtis

Advisor:  Shawn Jones



Phi Beta Sigma crest



Phi Beta Sigma fraternity embodies “Culture For Service and Service For Humanity” and promotes brotherhood, scholarship, and service.

Nickname: "Sigmas"

Colors: Royal Blue and White

Symbol: Dove

Flower: White Carnation

Motto: Culture for Service and Service for Humanity

Philanthropy:  March of DimesCenter for Disease Control and PreventionBoy Scouts of AmericaThurgood Marshall College Fund

Established: January 9, 1914

Chartered at FSU:  1978

President: Antonio Rainey

Advisor:  Rubin Stevenson


Delta Sigma Theta crest


Delta Sigma Theta sorority provides assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world and emphasizing programs that target the African American community.

Nickname: "Deltas," "DST"

Colors: Crimson & Cream

Symbol: Fortitude

Flower: African Violet

Motto: Intelligence is the Torch of Wisdom

Philanthropy:  National Commission for Social ActionCynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre Campus (Haiti Outreach)Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence (EMBODI), Journey to Wellness:  Committing our Bodies to Physical and Mental Health (Call-to-Action),  Maternity Hospitals in Kenya

Established: January 13, 1913

Chartered at FSU:  1974

President:  A'nya Randall

Advisor:  Robert Cooper






Zeta Phi Beta Sorority encourages the highest standards of scholastic achievement and fosters a greater sense of unity among its members. These women believed that sorority elitism and socializing overshadowed the real mission for progressive organizations. Since its founding, Zeta Phi Beta has historically focused on addressing social causes.

Nickname: "Doves" and  Zeta's"

Colors: Royal Blue and White

Symbol: Dove

Flower: White Rose

Motto: A community-conscious, action-oriented organization

Philanthropy: Stork's Nest Program, Z-H.O.P.E. (Zetas Helping Other People Excel); U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Refuge System); American Association of Retired Persons (AARP); March of Dimes; American Cancer Society; St. Jude Children's Research Hospital; Women Veterans Rock

Established: January 16, 1920

Chartered at FSU:  May 11, 1979

President: Courtney Robinson

Advisor: Clarissa Lang

Contact Fraternity and Sorority Life

Jamie Winters

Jamie Winters
Assistant Director, Organizations and Community Programming

Frostburg State University
Office of Student Life
101 Braddock Road
209 Lane University Center
Frostburg, MD 21532
Phone: 301-687-7398
Fax: 301-687-7049


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