Greek Life

The mission of the Shorter University Fraternity and Sorority Life is to enhance the university experience through scholarship, community service, philanthropy, leadership, and social interaction.

We strive to uphold the traditions and values of our fraternities and sororities by promoting strong bonds of brotherhood and sisterhood.

Our fraternity and sorority community consists of these three sororities; Epsilon Sigma, Phi Mu, and Zeta Tau Alpha, and these two fraternities; Delta Sigma Phi and Kappa Sigma.


Greek Life Group

Greek Calendar – Spring 2014

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January 14-17, 2014



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January 14-17, 2014


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Phi Mu crest / logoPhi Mu National Fraternity

Nickname: ΦM
Colors: Rose and white
Symbols: Carnation and Quatrefoil
Mascot: Lion
Philanthropy: Children’s Miracle Network

Founded in 1852, Phi Mu is a women’s organization which provides personal and academic development, service to others, commitment to excellence, and lifelong friendship through a shared tradition. Phi Mu encourages its members to imagine, believe and achieve their aspirations. Phi Mu contributes over $500,000 annually to the Children’s Miracle Network. Phi Mu Chapters support 170 hospitals throughout the country.

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Zeta Tau crest / logoZeta Tau Alpha National Fraternity

Nickname: ZTA and Zeta
Colors: Turquoise and silver
Symbols: Crown and strawberry
Mascot: Pink flamingo
Philanthropy: Breast Cancer Awareness

Zeta Tau Alpha, founded in 1898, is the 3rd largest national sorority in the United States. Stretching from coast to coast, our sisters contribute their time and talents towards spreading breast cancer awareness to women. Collectively, ZTA has donated $1.6 million to support breast cancer education and awareness since 1992. Our chapter at Shorter University also plans fun sisterhood events such as formals, date nights, mixers, intramural sports, and inter-greek activities.

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Epsilon Sigma crest / logoEpsilon Sigma

Nickname: Ep Sig
Colors: Green and pink
Symbols: White rose
Mascot: Anything Irish!
Philanthropy: Various local philanthropies

Epsilon Sigma is a local service and social sorority present on “the hill” since 1879. They have the opportunity to serve the Rome community by working with local nursing homes, participating in yard cleanups, and volunteering for other local organizations.

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Kappa Sigma crest / logoKappa Sigma National Fraternity

Fellowship, Leadership, Scholarship, and Service

Since its founding at the University of Virginia on December 10, 1869, Kappa Sigma has initiated more than 245,000 men on college campuses throughout the United States and Canada. Today, the Fraternity has over 175,000 living alumni and more than 13,500 undergraduate members.

Our proud history of producing campus leaders who go on to succeed in business, government, the armed services, sports, entertainment and the arts has led to Kappa Sigma’s continuous and unparalleled growth across the continent.

Philanthropy: A Greater Cause to Military Heroes

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Delta Sigma crest / logoDelta Sigma Phi National Fraternity

Better Men, Better Lives

Delta Sigma Phi has a long history of success at Shorter and nationally. In its 108 year history, the fraternity has grown to become one of the most powerful national organizations.

The fraternity prides itself on the amount of executive-level leadership training that every member receives while an undergraduate and alumni.

Philanthropy: American Red Cross

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Shorter University and the Office of Student Life has a number of resources available to Student Organizations and Greek Students. Below you will find important information regarding various topics, issues, printed publications, and resources.

Please contact the Office of Student Life with any concerns you may have.

Office of Student Support Services
FSU Room 219

Alcohol Awareness

Bacchus/Gamma Network

Governing Councils

National Panhellenic Council

Southeastern Panhellenic Council

Related Links


National Hazing Prevention Week


The Pinnacle Student Handbook

Sexual Assault

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network