Zeta Tau Alpha 897 S Milledge Ave, Athens, GA30605 A beautiful brick-and-white columned home on South Milledge Avenue serves as headquarters for the activities of UGA's…More Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. Abiding by the motto "Friendships may come and go, but sisters are forever," ZTA members socialize, perform community service and learn together. UGA's Gamma Pi ZTA chapter began in 1949; in 2004, it was recognized as the nationwide sorority's top collegiate chapter. Around campus, Zetas are also members of UGA cheerleading, Arch Society, the Honors Program, Crossroads, Leonard Leadership Scholars, Relay for Life and the Georgia Recruitment Team. Zeta Tau Alpha's national philanthropy is breast cancer education and awareness; to this end, the UGA chapter sponsors the Diamond Challenge Softball Tournament as a fundraiser. In 2008 alone, it raised $44,000 for this cause.
Georgian Apartments 247 E Washington St, Athens, GA30601 The Georgian Condominum Association is located just two blocks from the University of Georgia Campus. It offers classic…More condo living all within walking distance to UGA and to all the amenities that downtown Athens has to offer, like fine dining, entertainment, shopping, plus the university activities. There are 31 residential condo units, and the beautiful lobby with the marble floor, columns, crystal chandeliers and arched stained glass windows is loaded with elegant character and charm. It is managed by Hamilton & Associates.
Alpha Gamma Rho 785 S Milledge Ave, Athens, GA30605 In 1908, Alpha Gamma Rho was founded at Ohio State University. The Alpha Eta chapter at UGA began in 1927, embracing…More Alpha Gamma Rho's primary affiliation as an agricultural fraternity. However, an agricultural affiliation or major is by no means a requirement for initiation. AGR does value academics highly and offers scholarships to new brothers as motivation. Brothers engage actively in campus organizations, including, but not limited to, Arch Society, ugaHERO, ugaMIRACLE, Order of Omega and student government. In 2006 and 2008 AGR earned the Interfraternity Council award for Best Chapter House Appearance. Philanthropically, AGR hosts a spring barbecue benefiting the St. Mary's Foundation of Athens. Additionally, it runs a canned foods drive called "night in the cold," which raised 2,900 pounds of cans in 2010 for the North Eastern Food Bank.
Pi Beta Phi originated at Monmouth College in 1867 as the first organization for women on a national scale. Pi Beta…More Phi's house at UGA was built in antebellum times by a prominent Athens land-owning family named Morten. The Alpha chapter of Pi Beta Phi started in Athens in 1939. Since then, the house underwent major renovations in the 1960's to accommodate the growing chapter and more recent interior renovations. Nicknamed Pi Phi, its symbol is the arrow, which is worn upright and draped over the heart to signify the loyalty sisters have toward both sisters and Pi Beta Phi ideals. On campus the girls participate in a variety of scholarly and community-related activities such as Arch Society, Order of Omega, Alternative Spring Break, ugaMIRACLE and Habitat for Humanity. Its fundraisers include its Annual Dart Tournament and "Pi Phiesta" to raise money for the Arrowmont School, First Book and the Jeannette Rankin Foundation.
With 165 national chapters, Delta Zeta is one of the three largest sororities in the United States. The sorority was…More founded at Miami University in Ohio in the year 1902 during the first semester women were allowed to enroll there. The Zeta Pi Chapter at UGA will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2012.With the nickname DZ, Delta Zeta girls live by the motto, "may the flame endure," which represents the eternal nature of their camaraderie, love and dedication.
Around campus, DZ girls are involved with organizations such as athletic teams, the Arch Society, Order of Omega, Golden Key and Mortar Board. Delta Zeta's national philanthropy benefits the speech and hearing impaired. To this end, the sorority hosts an annual wing bash, in addition to maintaining a chapter fund that supports Athens' hearing impaired. In the spring, Delta Zeta runs a paintball tournament in support of Painted Turtle, a camp for the seriously ill founded by Paul Newman.
Founded at DePauw University in 1870, Kappa Alpha Theta or Theta was the first sorority constructed out of the model…More of the male fraternity system. The Gamma Delta chapter of Theta is one of 118 chapters nationally. The entire organization boasts more than 200,000 women who strive for excellence in sisterhood, education and involvement with social issues.
The Gamma Delta chapter was founded at UGA in 1937. Its house was originally constructed in 1857 by the Dearing family of Athens who made its fortune in manufacturing. The full Greek Revival temple house contains 12 massive Doric columns and square rooms on either side of a central hallway. It was purchased in disrepair for $5800 in 1938 and is now considered one of the finest specimens of its kind in Georgia.
The girls of Kappa Alpha Theta are active members of the UGA community. They are involved in groups like Tate Society, Arch Society, student government and ugaMIRACLE. Additionally, they participate in athletic and cheer squads on campus. The Theta national philanthropy benefits CASA, a group that represents the interests of children in court struggles. Additionally, Theta has raised over $40,000 in the last two years for HERO, an organization that helps children in Georgia affected by HIV/AIDS.