Sigma Phi Epsilon 327 S Milledge Ave, Athens, GA30605 Founded at Richmond College in 1901, the brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon aim to create a balanced environment where high…More attainment and character may flourish. The Delta chapter of SigEp has been in existence at UGA since 1963. Its residence is a lovely white Southern mansion. As an alternative to pledging, SigEp runs a "balanced man" program, the goal of which is continual cultivation of values throughout college life and into the future. The men of SigEp are engaged community members who not only have fun with the social aspects of fraternity life, but also actively participate in various activities and organizations around campus and the community. As one of Sigma Phi Epsilon's philanthropic endeavors, the fraternity runs an annual haunted house, the proceeds of which are donated to ugaMiracle and therefore Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
Phi Kappa Theta formed in 1959 from the merger of two older fraternities--Theta Kappa Phi and Phi Kappa. The Delta…More Rho chapter of Phi Kappa Theta formed at UGA in 1963. Former UGA football coach Vince Dooley is one of the chapter's most recognizable names. Although a historically Catholic fraternity, Phi Kappa Theta embraces all religions. United by the motto, "give expecting nothing thereof," the brothers of Phi Kappa Theta are solid community members participating in many Sorority philanthropies, Relay for Life, ugaHEROS and Habitat for Humanity, just to name a few.
They are active in UGA organizations such as The Red & Black newspaper, UGA Mock Trial, Order of Omega, student government and student political organizations. The Phi Kappa Theta house on South Milledge is representative of the south — white wood with a large porch and rocking chairs.
Delta Sigma Phi 285 S Milledge Ave, Athens, GA30605 The Theta Chi chapter of Delta Sigma Phi boasts one of the most attractive fraternity houses on South Milledge Avenue.…More Its large semi-circular front porch of Corinthian columns looks out upon a well-manicured front yard. Nationally, the fraternity was founded in 1899 at the City College of New York. This chapter was named Adopt-A-Highway Group of the Year for its service of East Campus Road. Among other charitable activities, Delta Sigma Phi's annual Miss Sorority Row Pageant is a fun event that benefits the American Red Cross.
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.
Alpha Delta Pi's legacy dates back to 1851 at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia, where the first secret society for…More women was formed as the Adelphean Society. Over 50 years later, this organization changed its name to Alpha Delta Pi and accepted an invitation into the National Panhellenic Conference for sororities. The girls of Alpha Delta Pi remain dedicated to sisterhood, moral responsibility, scholarly rigor and community outreach. Its national philanthropy is the Ronald McDonald House as supported by the annual Teeter Totter Barbecue among other activities. Sisters are active in many campus organizations including tutoring programs, UGA student government, Alpha Sigma Pi Leadership Fraternity, AutismUGA and many more.
The Beta Nu chapter of the Alpha Delta Pi Sorority is located at the Hamilton House near the intersection of West Broad and South Milledge Avenue. The home was originally constructed by Dr. James Sherwood Hamilton in 1851. Three verandas line this antebellum marvel. The exterior ironwork, estimated at $5,000,000 in 1939, is rumored to have been shipped on the last train before the north's Civil War railroad blockade.
Founded at Syracuse University in 1874, Gamma Phi Beta exemplifies the extent of its commitment to school and…More community with the motto, "founded upon a rock". As a matter of fact, the word sorority as distinguished from the word fraternity was first used in reference to Gamma Phi Beta. These girls are rock pillars of UGA, participating in over 100 organizations on campus in all realms of the community: student government, honor societies, student judiciaries, pep squads, orientation and welcoming programs, charitable and civic bodies, just to name a few.
Each year Gamma Phil Beta sponsors a chili cook-off supporting the Children's Miracle Network and Clute Barrow Nelson Foundation. Also its Movie on the Lawn supports the American Cancer Society and Camp Fire, USA, the group's national philanthropy. The Gamma Phi Beta house was originally built by Charles Phinizy in the year 1905, and after being used by a handful of Greek institutions through the years, it was purchased by Gamma Phi Beta in 1983.
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.