Alpha Phi is a sisterhood of women supporting one another in lifelong achievement. The innovative leadership and organizational practices of Alpha Phi's Founders in 1872 set the spirit for the Alpha Phi of today -- a sisterhood that values the past but looks forward to the progress offered by the future.

Alpha Phi
Panhellenic Council

Gamma Xi Chapter

Alpha Phi Sorority is a membership organization dedicated to promoting sisterhood, cultivating leadership, encouraging intellectual curiosity, and advocating services. Alpha Phi develops character for a lifetime.

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Motto & Values

Union Hand in Hand

Sisterhood, Scholarship, Service, Leadership, Loyalty, Character Development

 Gamma Xi Branding: Genuine, Polished, Strong

Founded

October 10, 1872
Syracuse University

Founding Members

Clara Bradley Wheeler Baker Burdette
Florence Chidester Lukens
Martha Emily Foote Crow
Ida Arabella Gilbert DeLamanter Houghton
Jane Sara Higham
Kate Elizabeth Hogoboom Gilbert
Elizabeth Grace Hubbell Shults
Rena A. Michaels Atchison
Clara Sittser Williams
Louise Viola Shepard Hancock

Insignia

Colors
Bordeaux and Silver

Symbol
Ivy

Flower
Lily of the Valley, Forget-me-not

Publication
Alpha Phi Quarterly

Annual Events
  • Taco Phi'st
  • Alpha Phifa
  • Red Dress Gala
  • American Heart Association Heart Walk