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Real. Strong. Women.

Alpha Chi Omega was founded at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, on October 15, 1885. Its seven founders, who were all music students, sought "friendship, artistic society and advancement of the 'principles of true womanhood.'" Today, Alpha Chi Omega has over 200,000 members nationally, with over 135 collegiate chapters and 200 alumnae chapters.

Zeta Phi Chapter

The Zeta Phi chapter of Alpha Chi Omega was founded at Cornell in 1984 with 55 women. Over the past thirty years, the Zeta Phi chapter has flourished from its humble beginnings to its status as one of the most eminent sororities on Cornell's campus - an organization in which academic excellence, community involvement, leadership, and strong sisterhood of women supporting women are exemplified through its 133 members. The Zeta Phi chapter is the oldest of the four Ivy League chapters of Alpha Chi Omega.

Fast Facts

Values: Academic Interest, Character, Responsibility, Leadership, Personal Development

Colors: Scarlet Red and Olive Green

Symbols: The Lyre and Red Carnation

 Tagline: Real. Strong. Women.®️

Open Motto: "Together let us seek the heights."

Patron Goddess: Hera, Guardian of Women

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