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Fraternities

Alpha Phi Alpha

Founded nationally: Cornell University, December 4, 1906
Founded at SMU: 2012, Upsilon Mu Chapter
Colors: Black & Old Gold
Nickname: Alpha
Symbol: Sphinx
Philanthropy: March of Dimes & Big Brothers & Big Sisters
Council Membership: NPHC – National Pan-Hellenic Council
International Website: www.alphaphialpha.net
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Beta Theta Pi

Founded nationally: Miami University (Ohio), August 8, 1839
Founded at SMU: 1951, Gamma Omega Chapter
Colors: Delicate Shades of Pink and Blue
Nickname: Beta
Symbol: Dragon
Philanthropy: Varies
Council Membership: IFC – Interfraternity Council
International Website: www.betathetapi.org
Local Website www.smubeta.org

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Kappa Alpha Order

Founded nationally: Lexington, VA December 21, 1865
Founded at SMU: 1916
Colors: Crimson & Old Gold
Nickname: KA
Symbol:  
Philanthropy: Muscular Dystrophy Associaion
Council Membership: IFC – Interfraternity Council
International Website: www.kappaalphaorder.org
Local Website www.smuka.org

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Kappa Alpha Psi

Founded nationally: Indiana Univerisity, January 5, 1911
Founded at SMU: 1987, Nu Beta Chapter
Colors: Crimson & Creme
Nickname: Kappa
Symbol: Diamond
Philanthropy: Guide Right
Council Membership: NPHC - National Pan-Hellenic Council
International Website: www.kappaalphapsi1911.com
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Kappa Sigma

Founded nationally: University of Virginia, December 10, 1869
Founded at SMU: 1927, Delta Pi Chapter
Colors: Scarlet, White & Emerald Green
Nickname: Kappa Sig
Symbol: Star & Crescent
Philanthropy: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Council Membership: IFC – Interfraternity Council
International Website: www.kappasigma.org
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Lambda Chi Alpha

Founded nationally: Boston University, December 9, 1909
Founded at SMU: 1921, Gamma Sigma Chapter
Colors: Purple, Green & Gold
Nickname:

Lambda Chi

Symbol:

Cross & Crescent

Philanthropy:

North American Food Drive, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

Council Membership: IFC – Interfraternity Council
International Website: www.lambdachi.org
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Omega Delta Phi

Founded nationally: Texas Tech University, November 25, 1987
Founded at SMU: 1997, Sigma Chapter
Colors: Scarlet Red, Silver & Black
Nickname: O-D-Phi
Symbol: Knight
Philanthropy: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
Council Membership: MGC – Multicultural Greek Council
International Website: www.omegadeltaphi.com
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Omega Psi Phi

Founded nationally: Howard University, November 17,1911
Founded at SMU: 1977, Nu Kappa chapter
Colors: Purple and Gold
Nickname: Que, Omega
Symbol: Lamp
National Programs: Achievement Week, National Social Action Program, Undergraduate Leadership Summit
Council Membership: NPHC – National Pan-Hellenic Council
International Website: www.omegapsiphifraternity.org
Local Website people.smu.edu/ques

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Phi Beta Sigma

Founded nationally: Howard University, January 9,1914
Founded at SMU: 1974, Kappa Tau Chapter
Colors: Royal Blue and Pure White
Nickname: Sigma
Symbol: Dove
Philanthropy: Sigma’s Waging War Against Cancer, Sigma’s Against Domestic Abuse, Sigma Education Time
Council Membership: NPHC – National Pan-Hellenic Council
International Website: www.pbs1914.org
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Phi Delta Theta

Founded nationally: Miami University (Ohio), December 26, 1848
Founded at SMU: 1923, Texas Delta Chapter
Colors: Azure Blue & Argent
Nickname: Phi Delt
Symbol: Owl
Philanthropy: Varies year to year
Council Membership: IFC – Interfraternity Council
International Website: www.phideltatheta.org
Local Website none

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Phi Gamma Delta

Founded nationally: Jefferson College, May 1, 1848
Founded at SMU: 1948, Delta Tau Chapter
Colors: Royal Purple
Nickname: Fiji, Phi Gam
Symbol: Snowy White Owl, Black Diamond with White Star
Philanthropy: Herbert Marcus After School Program
Council Membership: IFC – Interfraternity Council
International Website: www.phigam.org
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Pi Kappa Alpha

Founded nationally: University of Virginia, March 1, 1868
Founded at SMU: April 11, 1916, Beta Zeta Chapter
Colors: Garnet & Old Gold
Nickname: Pike
Symbol:

White Horse, Fire Truck

Philanthropy: Ryan Gibson Foundation
Council Membership: IFC – Interfraternity Council
International Website: www.pikes.org
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Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Founded nationally: University of Alabama, March 9, 1856
Founded at SMU: 1923, Texas Delta Chapter
Colors: Royal Purple & Old Gold
Nickname: SAE
Symbol: Lion, Phoenix
Philanthropy:

Varies

Council Membership: IFC – Interfraternity Council
International Website: www.sae.net
Local Website www.smusae.org

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Sigma Chi

Founded nationally: Miami University (Ohio), June 28, 1855
Founded at SMU: 1948, Delta Mu Chapter
Colors: Blue & Old Gold
Nickname: Sig, Sigma Chi
Symbol:

Constantine Cross

Philanthropy: Children’s Miracle Network
Council Membership: IFC – Interfraternity Council
International Website: www.sigmachi.org
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Sigma Lambda Beta

Founded nationally: University of Iowa, April 4, 1986
Founded at SMU: 2009, Colony
Colors: Royal Purple and Pure White
Nickname:

Beta

Symbol: White Stallion Mustang
Philanthropy: Education is Freedom
Council Membership: MGC – Multicultural Greek Council
International Website: www.sigmalambdabeta.com
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Sigma Phi Epsilon

Founded nationally: Richmond College, November 1, 1901
Founded at SMU: 1985, Texas Upsilon Chapter RLC
Colors: Red & Purple
Nickname: SigEp
Symbol: Skull & Crossbones, Heart
Philanthropy: T.A.K.E. Defense & Make-A-Wish
Council Membership: IFC – Interfraternity Council
International Website: www.sigep.org
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