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Alphabetical List of Fraternities & Sororities at SUNY Plattsburgh

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Joining or perpetuating an organization that has had its recognition withdrawn is against the SUNY Plattsburgh Student Code of Conduct. Students found responsible for violating this policy will face judicial charges with sanctions that may include suspension or dismissal from the College. If you have reason to believe someone is joining a group that is not recognized or that the group is continuing to function, please contact Fraternity/Sorority Life at (518) 564-4825 or University Police at (518) 564-2022.

SUNY Plattsburgh Sororities

Alpha Epsilon Phi

Phi Tau Chapter
President: Angela Filangeri,
Faculty Advisor: Nora Montanero, Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Studies
Motto: Multa Corda, Una Causa - "Many hearts, one purpose"
Philanthropy: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation & Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Israel
Colors: Green and White
Symbol/Mascot: Giraffe
Flower: Lily of the Valley
Founded At: Barnard College on October 24, 1909

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Alpha Phi (Chapter of Excellence)

Theta Psi Chapter
President: Alina Walentowicz,
Faculty Advisor:  Genie Babb, 
Motto: Union Hand in Hand
Philanthropy: Women's Cardiac Care
Colors: Silver and Bordeaux
Symbol: Ivy Leaf, "Phi Bear"
Flower: Lily
Founded At: Syracuse University on October 10, 1872

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Delta Phi Epsilon 

Epsilon Pi Chapter
President: Grace Hanlon,
Faculty Advisor:   Jessica Matthews, Eastern Adirondack Health Care Network Project Coordinator
Motto: Esse Quam Videri - "To be rather than to seem to be"
Philanthropy: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders (ANAD)
Colors: Royal Purple and Pure Gold
Symbol/Mascot: Unicorn
Flower: Purple Iris
Founded At: New York University on March 17, 1917

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Omega Phi Beta

Sigma Chapter
President: Thalia Brito,  
Faculty Advisor: Emily Daniels, Assistant Professor, Teacher Education
Motto: Sirviendo y Educando Araves de Nuestra Diversidad - "Serving and educating through our diversity"
Philanthropy: Domestic Violence Prevention
Colors: Black, Forest Green, and Gold
Symbol/Mascot: Hummingbird
Flower: Sunflower
Founded At: University of Albany on March 15, 1989

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Sigma Delta Tau

Gamma Upsilon Chapter
President: Noelle Vetro,
Faculty Advisor: Jessica Fish, Senior Admissions Advisor
Motto: Patrial Multal Spes Una - "One hope of many people"
Philanthropy: Prevent Child Abuse America
Colors: Cafe au Lait and Old Blue
Symbol/Mascot: Dolphin
Flower: Golden Tea Rose
Founded At: Cornell University on March 25, 1917

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Sigma Lambda Upsilon

Alpha Epsilon Chapter
President: Michelle Quimi,
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Deborah Altamirano, Associate Professor of Anthropology
Motto: Hasta La Muerte - "Until Death"
Philanthropy: Literacy
Colors: Gold, Black, Silver, and Red
Symbol/Mascot: Black Persian Cat with Gold Eyes
Flower: Red Pansy with Gold and Black
Founded At: Binghamton University on December 1, 1987

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Theta Alpha Lambda 

President: Avigail Alvelo,
Faculty Advisor:  Deb Brunner, Assistant Director, Angell College Center  
Philanthropy: Clinton County Stop Domestic Violence
Colors : Navy Blue and Gold
Symbol/Mascot: Lunchbox
Flower: Chrysanthemum
Founded At: SUNY Plattsburgh on September 27, 1966

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Theta Nu Xi 

Alpha Iota Chapter
President: Joiele Coplin,  jcopl001@plattsburgh.eduu
Faculty Advisor:  Kyla Relaford, Director of Educational Opportunity Program
Motto: "Sisters of Diversity Together as ONE"
Philanthropy: Girls for a Change
Colors : Lavender, Carolina Blue & Black
Symbol/Mascot: The Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
Flower:  Sterling Silver Rose
Founded At: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, April 11, 1997

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Theta Phi Alpha

President: Isadora Park,
Faculty Advisor:  Amy Gervich, Lecturer, Teacher Education
Philanthropy: The House That Theta Phi Alpha Built
Colors : Silver, Gold and Blue
Symbol/Mascot: Penguin
Flower:  White Rose
Founded At: University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, August 30, 1912


SUNY Plattsburgh Fraternities

Alpha Phi Alpha 

Upsilon Kappa Chapter
Abdourahamane Barry,
Faculty Advisor: Dr. J.W. Wiley, Director, Center for Diversity, Pluralism & Inclusion
Motto: “First of All, Servants of All, We Shall Transcend All."
Philanthropy:  Go–To–High School, Go–To–College; Project Alpha; A Voteless People Is A Hopeless People
Colors:  Black and Old Gold
Symbol/Mascot: Great Sphinx of Giza
Flower: Yellow Rose
Founded At: Cornell University on December 4th, 1906

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Alpha Sigma Phi

Delta Xi Chapter
President: Kyle Radzyminkski,
Faculty Advisor: Gordon Muir, Associate Librarian
Motto: “Causa Latet Vis Est Notissima.” 
Philanthropy:  RAINN (Rape Abuse Incest National Network), Ronald McDonald Foundation, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Humane Society, Homes for Our Troops
Colors:  Cardinal and Stone
Symbol/Mascot: The Phoenix
Founded At: Yale University on December 6, 1845.

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Chi Phi

Omicron Theta Chapter
President: Sam Marollo,
Faculty Advisor:  Linda Carpenter, Instructional Support A
Motto: Truth, Honor and Personal Integrity
Philanthropy:  Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Colors:  Scarlet and Blue
Symbol/Mascot: Chakett
Founded At: Princeton University on December 24, 1824.

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Theta Gamma

Nu Chapter
President: Greydon Marlow,
Faculty Advisor: Darren Barcomb, University Police Officer
Philanthropy: Camp Ta-Kum-Ta for Childhood Cancer & Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Colors: Black & Gold
Founded At: SUNY Canton on January 16, 1912.

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Phi Iota Alpha (Chapter of Excellence)

Alpha Delta Chapter
Luis Aristud,
Faculty Advisor: Ryan Alexander, Assistant Professor, History
Motto:  Semper Parati, Semper Juncti
Philanthropy:  UNICEF
Colors:  White, Red, Navy Blue, Gold
Symbol/Mascot:  Lion
Founded At:  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1931

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Phi Mu Delta 

Nu Pi Chapter
President:  Kurt Wehde,
Faculty Advisor: Tom Thompson, Writing Skills Specialist, Student Support Services
Philanthropy: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Colors: Princeton Orange, Black and White
Symbol/Mascot: Raccoon or Lion
Flower: Jonquil
Founded At: the Universities of Vermont, New Hampshire, and Connecticut on March 1, 1918.

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Pi Alpha Nu

Alpha Chapter
President: Elvin Cordero,
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Michele Carpentier, Director of Student Support Services
Motto: "Never Ending Brotherhood"
Philanthropy: Wounded Warrior Project
Colors: Red, Black and Gold
Symbol/Mascot: The Knight
Founded At: SUNY Plattsburgh in 1957.

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Pi Kappa Phi

Eta Kappa Chapter
President: Mike McKenna,
Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Edward Miller, Professor of Chemistry; Academic: Nancy Parri, Adjunct Lecturer, Chemistry; and Financial: Dean Steria, Lecturer, Accounting
Philanthropy: The Ability Experience
Colors: White and Gold and Blue
Founded At: College of Charleston, 1904.

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Sigma Tau Gamma

Epsilon Lambda Chapter
President: Adam Zakrewski,
Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Elizabeth Bernat, Assistant Director of Academic Advising
Philanthropy: Special Olympics & Journey Into Reading 
Colors: Azure Blue and White
Flower: White Rose
Founded At: Central Missouri State Teacher's College on June 28, 1920.

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Tau Kappa Epsilon

Sigma Gamma Chapter
President: Shaun Reardon,
Faculty Advisor: Jim Sherman, Director of Residence Life
Philanthropy: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Colors: Cherry and Gray
Flower: Red Carnation
Founded At:  Illinois Wesleyan University, January 10, 1899.

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SUNY Plattsburgh Co-Educational Fraternal Organizations

Alpha Delta Phi

SUNY Plattsburgh Affiliate Chapter
President: Ana Marina Alcantara,
Faculty Advisor: Jon Chatlos, Associate Professor of English
Motto: Manus Multae Cor Unum - "Many Hands, One Heart"
Colors: Emerald and Pearl
Flower: Lily of the Valley
Mascot: Knights
Philanthropy: Wounded Warrior Project and Fertile Grounds Project
Founded At: Hamilton College on October 29, 1832