While maintaining the values and high standards of the National Panhellenic Conference, the Panhellenic Council of Presbyterian College serves as the governing body of the three sororities on campus. As the governing body, these young women strive to provide programs and support to the sororities that demonstrate their commitment to the five pillars of Greek Life at PC: leadership, scholarship, service, community, and social responsibility.
The Panhellenic Council
Alpha Delta Pi (ΑΔΠ)
Founded on May 15, 1851, at Wesleyan Female College in Macon, Georgia, Alpha Delta Pi holds the distinction and honor of being the first secret society in the world for college women. The Eta Xi Chapter of Alpha Delta Pi was established at Presbyterian College in 1990. The sisters of the Eta Xi Chapter exemplify the ideals of true sisterhood, Christian womanhood, leadership in all areas on and off campus, and dedication to scholarship and service. Alpha Delta Pi’s open motto, “we live for each other,” encompasses the foundation upon which Alpha Delta Pi was founded: sisterhood. It is a motto that the sisters of Eta Xi all live by and represents their relationships as sisters.
The Official Alpha Delta Pi Symbols
|Founded:||May 15, 1851, at Wesleyan Female College in Macon, Georgia|
|National Philanthropy:||The Ronald McDonald House Charities|
|Official Colors:||Azure Blue & White, symbolizing friendship and truth|
|Mascot:||The Lion, nicknamed Alphie|
|Official Flower:||The Woodland Violet|
|Open Motto:||“We Live For Each Other”|
Sigma Sigma Sigma (ΣΣΣ)
Sigma Sigma Sigma promotes a perpetual bond of friendship, develops strong womanly character, and inspires high standards of ethical conduct. The circle of friendship that began in the 1890’s, with eight women sharing common experiences, now encompasses more than 100,000 women representing the diversity found on the college campuses of today, including the Epsilon Pi Chapter at Presbyterian College. Since being welcomed on PC’s campus in 1990, the sisters of the Epsilon Pi Chapter have always stayed true to the ideals of friendship established by the Founders.
The Official Sigma Sigma Sigma Symbols
|Founded:||April 20, 1898, at Longwood College in Farmville, Virginia|
|National Philanthropy:||The Robbie Page Memorial|
|Official Colors:||Royal Purple and White|
|National Symbol:||The Sailboat|
|Official Flower:||The Purple Violet|
|Open Motto:||“Faithful unto Death”|
Zeta Tau Alpha (ΖΤΑ)
Founded at Presbyterian College on February 17, 1990, the Kappa Beta Chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha has represented an association that seeks to create life-long friendships, a strong bond connected by sisters, serve their sisters as well as those surrounding them, and ultimately grow to create a noble and pure womanhood in the world. Representing their motto, “Seek the Noblest,” Kappa Beta strives to make a difference in each sister’s life through their individual growth, duty to serve, and their academic achievement.
The Official Zeta Tau Alpha Symbols
|Founded:||October 15, 1898, at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia.|
|National Philanthropy:||Breast cancer education and awareness.|
|Official Colors:||Turquoise Blue and Steel Gray|
|Official Symbol:||The five-pointed Crown and the Strawberry|
|Official Flower:||The White Violet|
|Open Motto:||“Seek the Noblest”|