The Circle City National Pan-Hellenic Council was chartered on the campus of IUPUI in December 1st, 2005. This council is composed of the historic Black Greek-lettered organizations formally known as the Divine 9. Each of our fraternities and sororities uphold the principles of our council by using service and unity to uplift our members and the community.
National Pan-Hellenic Council
When I leave IUPUI a lesson I will carry with me is that every struggle was put in my life to teach me a valuable lesson.-Khrisma McMurray (SGRho)
List of Orgs
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. was founded upon the principles of Manly Deeds, Scholarship, and Love For All Mankind. 113 years later, our goal still stands to implement these values on a global level. The Sigma Phi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. was chartered on Sunday, April 12th, 1992, on the campus of IUPUI. As a city-wide chapter, we also encompass Butler University, Marian University, and the University of Indianapolis. Our chapter strives to continue the ground work carried out by our founders, otherwise known as our beloved 'Jewels.' Their efforts in creating the first Black Greek letter organization helped lay the foundation to inspire and encourage other minoritized students to thrive from coast to coast. We pride ourselves on being a local chapter with a global vision, while uplifting communities in need the most.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. was founded on January 15, 1908 on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in Miner Hall. It is the first Greek-letter sorority established and incorporated by African-American college women. The purpose of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature, to maintain a progressive interest in college life and to be of service to ALL mankind. Service: Gleaners Food Bank, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Wheeler Mission Ministries. Initiatives: Target 1: HBCU for Life: A Call to Action, Target 2: Women’s Healthcare and Wellness, Target 3: Building Your Economic Legacy, Target 4: The Arts!, Target 5: Global Impact. Major Programs: AKAWeen, Annual Date Auction, Beautiful Me
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Recognized as the last official city-wide chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi. Signed and sealed by the Grand Chapter on March 6, 1982 as the 269th undergraduate chapter in Kappa Land. Lambda Eta Chapter accepts membership from IUPUI, Butler, Marian, UIndy, and Martin. Lambda Eta Chapter was the North Central Province Chapter of the Year in 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2008. Alumni members from Lambda Eta Chapter have careers asdoctors, ministers, accountants, engineers, lawyers, IT, athletic coaches, educators, entrepreneurs, and many others ¨ Several members of Lambda Eta Chapter played college basketball, football, and track at IUPUI, Butler, and UIndy. Lambda Eta Chapter was the undergraduate host of the Centennial Celebration in 2011 in Indianapolis. We are looking for the next campus mentors, fraternity officers, and community leaders. “Until the day I die, Lambda Eta shall live in my heart as the chapter from which I will never part!!!”
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
The Chi City-wide chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. was chartered on March 14th, 1925 by six captivating women. Our chapter is comprised of over-achieving women from IUPUI, the University of Indianapolis, Marian University, and Butler University. We are the oldest Delta chapter in the state of Indiana, and the history of our chapter is as captivating as our sisterhood.
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
The brothers of Phi Beta Sigma are the fraternity’s most valuable resource and strength. They are the primary means by which the Phi Beta Sigma objectives will be achieved. In order to accomplish the fraternity’s objectives, it is essential that systems are instituted that effectively embody “Culture For Service and Service For Humanity” and promote brotherhood, scholarship and service. Philanthropy: SleepOut for the Homeless, Flanner House, Aspire House, IUPUI Move-IN, Avondale Meadows Middle School, Howe High School, Wheeler Mission, Breeding Tabernacle Baptist Church, Thornton Township High School AVID program, personally passing out food to the homeless in the city of Indianapolis. Major Programs: Σtrength in Numbers (A time for students to gain encouragement through faith during COVID-19), Black Business Expo, Healthy Black Love, Gaming with the Sigmas, Σecret Admirer.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority was organized at Howard University on January 16, 1920 as the result of encouragement given to our five founders (Arizona Cleaver, Pearl Neal, Myrtle Tyler, Viola Tyler, and Fannie Pettie) by Charles Taylor and Langston Taylor, members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Since Zeta Phi Beta’s inception, chapters have continued to be chartered across the United States and the world. As a result of the continued chartering of chapters, the city-wide Omicron Pi chapter was founded in Indianapolis, Indiana, on April 25, 1998 by six illustrious and determined women: Latisha Kates, Karrie Woodard, Jasmine Shoemaker, Terry Preacher Ransom, Alana Washington, and Jamie Wirewick. Omicron Pi is a part of the Greater Great Lakes region of Zeta Phi Beta. Our chapter here continues to promote the ideals of Zeta Phi Beta through cultural, educational, and civic programs within the community.
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
The GlamaRHOus Gamma Zeta Chapter was chartered on April 6, 1963 by four women who brought Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. to undergraduates in the Greater Indianapolis area. The Gamma Zeta Chapter is a city-wide chapter that includes students from IUPUI, University of Indianapolis, Marian University, and Martin University. This chapter has continually upheld the image of Sigma Gamma Rho through raising awareness, strengthening our communities through service, and hosting national programs to achieve Greater Service, Greater Progress in the Greater Indianapolis community in the areas of education, health awareness, and leadership development. We hope you’ll learn more about our organization at our website and join us at our events.