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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Joining or perpetuating an organization that has had its recognition withdrawn is against the SUNY Plattsburgh Student Code of Conduct.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: Kate Reittinger, kreit001@plattsburgh.edu
Faculty Advisor: Kaila Sciasia, Admissions Advisor
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: Olivia Cahill,  ocahi001@plattsburgh.edu
Faculty Advisor:  Genie Babb, Assoi
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: Samantha Landi,  sland003@plattsburgh.edu
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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Lambda Theta Alpha 

Zeta Kappa Chapter
President: Alexsis Moses,  amose003@plattsburgh.edu
Faculty Advisor:   J.W. Wiley, Director, Center for DIversity, Pluralism & Inclusion
Motto:  Latin by tradition, not by definition.
Philanthropy: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital & The Trevor Project
Colors:  Burgundy and Grey
Symbol/Mascot: the Pearl, the Palm Tree, the Moon and the Universal Woman
Founded At: Kean University, December 1975

Omega Phi Beta

Sigma Chapter
President: Kayla Quezada, kquez001@plattsburgh.edu  
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: Nicole Collado,  ncoll003@plattsburgh.edu
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: Vickeuris Garcia,  vgarc005@plattsburgh.edu
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 (Chapter of Excellence) 

President: Ruby Lainez,  rlain002@plattsburgh.edu
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: Nadya Munsie,  nmuns001@plattsburgh.eduu
Faculty Advisor:  Jean Hunt, Associate Professor & Andrea Simms, Assistant Professor, Teacher Education
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: Jessica Reitz, jreit004@plattsburgh.edu
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
President:
Abdourahamane Barry,  abarr005@plattsburgh.edu
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: Anthony Asencio, aasen002@plattsburgh.edu
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: Matt Lacey,  mlace003@plattsburgh.edu
Faculty Advisor:  Linda Carpenter, Instructional Support 
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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Delta Sigma Phi

Colony
President: Jacob Pasa, jpasa001@plattsburgh.edu
Faculty Advisor:  
Motto:  "Better Men, Better Lives"
Philanthropy:  American Red Cross
Colors:  Nile Green and White
Symbol/Mascot:  The Sphinx
Flower: White Carnation
Founded At:  City College of New York, December 10, 1899

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Theta Gamma

Nu Chapter
President: Thomas Schassler, tschas004@plattsburgh.edu
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

Alpha Delta Chapter
President:
Joshua Modeste,  jmode001@plattsburgh.edu
Faculty Advisor: Ryan Alexander, Assistant Professor, History & Rhema Lewis, Health Educator
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:  Zachary Desjardins,  zdesj001@plattsburgh.edu
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: Daniel Semprini,  dsemp003@plattsburgh.edu
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Michele Carpentier, Director of Special Programs
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 (Chapter of Excellence)

Eta Kappa Chapter
President: Nathaniel Nieva,  nniev001@plattsburgh.edu
Faculty Advisor:  Scholastic: Nancy Parri, Adjunct Lecturer, Chemistry; and Financial: Dean Steria, Lecturer, Accounting
Philanthropy: The Ability Experience
Colors: White and Gold and Blue
Flower: White Rose
Founded At: College of Charleston, 1904.

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Sigma Tau Gamma (Chapter of Excellence)

Epsilon Lambda Chapter
President: DJ Sickles,  dsick001@plattsburgh.edu
Faculty Advisor:  
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: Gabriel Franck,  gfran004@plattsburgh.edu
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,  alca001@plattsburgh.edu
Faculty Advisor:  Michael Devine, Assistant Professor, 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