Delta Gamma (DGs) is considered a mid-tier sorority almost everywhere across the country. Shame on you. The sorority's international headquarters are located in Centennial, Colorado. We all want to provide opportunities for women. Melissa Clason from Fayetteville, NC on October 17, 2014: Delta Gamma became infamous a while back due to an angry, profanity-filled email by a member of the University of Maryland chapter. Friendships in sorority last a lifetime. Their motto is Do Good, and they consistently rank among the highest for philanthropy fundraising. I was exposed to a bunch of them my sophomore year in college, and learned a bit through "osmosis" although I can completely understand not wanting to pledge! My roommate, whose dad owns half the state, went Pi Phi. #inspireambition #alphao #ggao #aoii #aopi #homicron www.alphaomicronpi.org. Proud KKG, but all of these sororities are amazing with outstanding members. Not one person do I hear that they hate pi Phis. Although Zetas are often committed to philanthropy and successful fundraisers, they have a reputation for only accepting white girls. It was where I felt I fit in, and I ended up finding out that I would have been extremely unhappy if I'd gone with my old friends. Any young woman considering joining a sorority- take my advice. Delta Gamma - ΔΓ Sorority at Auburn University - AU. I'd hope that by now people would be able to see how each organization is full of unique and diverse members who find shared values in their organization. Delta Gammas are coming to town. Don't worry about offending me. My sister in an AOII alumna from the University of Tennessee as well as our paternal grandmother who is an AOII alumna from Columbia University (Barnard College). They were students calling Phi Mu girls Phi Moo at Arkansas and then the girls at LSU are pretty girls and it's a popular sorority. I am a proud AOII alumna from the University of Tennessee. Your chapter sisters are the ones you need to mesh with. Founded before the term sorority was used, our fraternity has since grown into one of the largest international women's organizations with more than 250,000 members, 150 collegiate chapters and 200 alumnae groups. What they tend to lack—in philanthropy— doesn't seem to concern them too much. They have a reputation for accepting those who were rejected by top-tier sororities and that they are a backup option for many. 1,669 were here. Their academic reputation is good, but they also have a reputation for avoiding tough majors in favor of less-demanding subjects that don't conflict with their social lives. Associates with:Sigma Nu FraternityAlpha Chi Omega Sorority. May 6, 2015 - top 8 types of PNMs and how to recruit them! And as for the parents and others commenting on this and taking it seriously, don't. Ah well. I think Delta Delta Delta is right on. Most sororities include philanthropic activities, which can range from working with local non-profits to fundraising or helping maintain the sorority house and grounds. AOII is focused on promoting a strong sisterhood that focuses on academic excellence, leadership, excellence in character, and philanthropic service. Ask past and current members, and even people who rushed but did not join for whatever reason, about their opinion of a sorority. I strongly disagree with 20 of your descriptions. One of the "top" sororities in this write-up just had to shut down their chapter, and one of the "mid-tier" sororities has so many top women that it's almost embarrassing to the other sororities on campus. :). When they put on this show of being social, they can become unclassy and sloppy. OK, honestly, they were all beautiful blondes, great bodies, looked alike, and were a tad snobby, but not mean or fake. So if the charity work is what you are worried about, do some research on what the specific philanthropies of the chapters at your school are. Time to get with the times and realize that the top houses are no longer in the south and east and beauty and wealth are not considered as much as grades, sports and philanthropy. That means … So I'm a DZ and actually most of us are pretty attractive (believe it or not). AXO girls are generally not considered terribly hot or popular but they are respected as classy and involved in campus life. F off with this. Sorry, I was pretty brutal with Gamma Phi Beta. Thank you again, let me know if you need anything! Pi Phi is the beautiful, richest sorority on top at my HUGE frat/sor oriented school and kappa and Chi o are the bottom. I would venture to say your fraternity life was short and you are disparately trying to relive your college life. The only girls on our campus who were involved in sororities were out of state kids that needed this sense of inclusion to fit in. I think it is slightly ridiculous that people make pages like this. I also know they party--but that is not their focus (particularly after freshman year!) Like my mom always said, if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say it at all. Because Alpha Phi girls are perceived to be confident, you will find some quirky and offbeat members among them and plenty who don't care what other sororities think. The sorority touts its diversity, but some say the standards are so loose that there's very little tying all Chi-O’s together in terms of personality, looks, campus activity, or academic performance. 325 Judy Bonner Drive, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401 Many consider them to be obsessed with their looks and say they have a reputation for body image issues. Thetas are known as the pretty girls who are 'sassy yet classy'. AEPhis are known to haze. PAN LOVE PEOPLE!! We are here to do the work of lasting progress, to redefine the path for those who come next. ITB, Lauren Kenyon . Among the negative sentiments expressed about Chi Omega members are that they can be a bit isolated (maybe even exclusionary) and that they limit themselves to their own philanthropic and social activities over cooperation with other Greek letter organizations. My mother and daughter are members of Pi Beta Phi. These are where you’ll learn the mission and values of each sorority, and you’ll pick up whether what a sorority says is in line with what is really going on. There is normally a 6-8 week new member period when you can assess whether you want to make a commitment. Some say the sorority is full of girls who were rejected at top-tier sororities but are still solidly mid-tier. Delta Gamma (DGs) is considered a mid-tier sorority almost everywhere across the country. Sure, being a freshman gives you a better chance because you will be a 4-year member, but at the same time, sometimes the older girls that join halfway through college end up being stronger members for the short time they are there, and it also sets you apart from all the freshmen who are rushing because you are different! The following are among the largest national sororities that are members of the National Panhellenic Conference, an umbrella organization comprising 26 member groups. Our daughter is a proud AOII at the University of Alabama. Chi O id top tier there also. Being in a sorority is something I can't explain in words. 4.2K likes. :). Furthermore, if you're going to generalize like this, then include all panhellenic sororities, not just the largest national groups. Yeah, KKG takes the cake. Boy, the knives seem to be out for the Kappas. Its obvious that the woman who wrote this didn't like this group because she (or he) mentioned about a hundred times how "Fake" or "Plastic" , etc. Each campus is different. We are honored to be considered in your top tier group, but we think all of our Panhellenic sororities are top tier as well. I'd say Chi O is more top tier and Pi Phi is universal top tier. Delta Gamma Renovations and Addition. How incredibly short-sighted. My friend got asked how much her dress cost when she was pledging. They and their friends are NOTHING like the disbarging comments. Find out for yourself by visiting during recruitment activities. So if you're reading this article, please do more research than this fool did. "Chi O’s,” as members are sometimes called, like to cultivate a “good girl” image. These girls are beautiful but even more so … I just gotta say, for the people criticizing livelonger, don't. Seriously. Looks can come and go, boyfriends change but sisterhood is a lifetime. Some sororities are more social than others, hosting parties and events while others are more low-key. PC 19 has a really cute friend group and I talked to some SWEET girls during my philanthropy round. and Kappa Kappa Gamma. They take sisterhood seriously and try not to get caught up in drama, which might lead to the sentiment that they're aloof and snobbish. Delta Gamma empowers women to act with intention so that they become an unstoppable force for good. I did and I am happier than ever in my sorority. Very pretty, very smart, very snobbish. As for Chi O, yeah they were founded here, but they are the rudest girls. Greek life is a fantastic experience where so many memories and bonds are made and stereotypes should not be considered during recruitment. These are the commonly-held opinions them to give an idea of each sorority's culture, values, and image. For Hope, For Strength, For Life. An individual's personal experiences might corroborate one or more of these, or they might stand in direct contradiction of them. The reputation of DG is that they are classy, supportive of each other, focused on “girl-power,” and heavily involved in campus activities. Delta Gamma Fraternity was founded in 1873 in Oxford, Mississippi at the Lewis School for Girls by three young women: Anna Boyd, Mary Comfort and Eva Webb. The National Delta Gamma Fraternity needed to better understand who they were as a philanthropic organization, so that they could communicate their story with clarity and enthusiasm, and begin to create stronger awareness across national college campuses. This is pretty accurate, but I go to a southern school where Chi O and Kappa are at the very top. Delta Zeta is probably the hardest to get in on our campus. Jason Menayan (author) from San Francisco on June 27, 2011: I can completely understand. Zeta Tau Alpha tends to be far more popular in the South than elsewhere in the country. Not every sorority is going to have the same reputation on every campus, and trust me, reading this crap will just make you miserable during recruitment. Fraternity members consider DZ girls a lot of fun. Let the poor girls rush for Christ's sake and stop trying to put ideas into their heads about which are the best, the worst, the richest, the sluttiest, and the craziest sororities. Great group of friendly, involved, smart girls! Generally rich, classy, snobby, and brunettes Who are equestrians. . Depending on the campus the girls can change but one thing holds true. Gamma equals 2c. Charters suspended at CSU, Depauw and being kicked off the University of Connecticut and a bus load urinating in public park at Washington state. Most of the girls who were debutantes with me were Pi Phis. I go to UF, and the sorority girls are ridiculous. Ole Miss Delta Gamma, University, Mississippi. This is why sorority stereotypes exist. I actually think Livelonger did a good job of presenting each sorority with both positive and negative points. Delta Gamma Sweatpants, Dee Gee Joggers, Lounge Pants, Delta Gamma Sweats, Sweatsuit, Delta Gamma Sorority Apparel, Bid Day rush Gift Idea SororityLettersShop. DGs tend to enjoy a level of respect among other sororities and fraternities. Associates with:Delta Delta Delta Sorority. All these Panhellenic chapters have something to benefit their members and shouldn't be labeled by one person's opinion based off of numbers and observations. Go to whatever campus you, your daughter, etc. With national chapters having hundreds of thousands of members you can't possibly categorize all of them into a few nasty words. Now their National name is Kappa Kappa Gramma. I agree with a Samantha, that the author seems to be harshest on Pi Beta Phi and fawns over the Kappas. Gamma Phi Beta (ΓΦΒ, also known as GPhi or Gamma Phi) is an international college sorority.It was founded in Syracuse University in 1874, and was the first of the Greek organizations to call itself a sorority. :(. From that point on it decreases in value. As for how I arrived at these decisions, I was exposed to a bunch of sororities my sophomore year in college, and learned a bit through "osmosis.". From the little I do know some sororities do charities and that is good in my book. AOE. This article was definitely slanted toward Southern and Eastern campuses since the "hottest " sororities in the west (with two exceptions) were not on the list. There is usually a six to eight week period for new pledges to assess whether the sorority is the right fit. In spite of their relatively low profile, AXOs are considered down-to-earth and real. Obviously it varies from university to university and chapter to chapter. Pi Phis tend to be arrogant, and really don't care what people think of them, they seem to be above it all. I am at a TX college and top tier is Kappa, Theta and Pi Phi. Pi Beta Phi girls ("Pi Phis”) are considered by most to be top-tier but also have a reputation as fake and superficial. They chose the Greek letters Delta and Gamma to represent their desire to "Do Good.” Today, there are more than 149 collegiate chapters and more than 230,000 members. Kappa kappa gamma is the richest out of all of them. Sisterhood is not a competition!! The tier has everything to do with how picky it can be about members. Both have very attractive and fun girls. This is absolutely absurd. Well I'd just like to start off by saying, it is never too late to join a sorority! I agree that you have to look at each campus to determine the "worth" of a sorority. To our members, Delta Gamma is where we go for support, enrichment, and a place to call home. The rest of us made great friends with other girls in our dorms or in our major. Girls who pledge with DG are usually very happy when they are accepted into the fold. plan on rushing and MEET THE GIRLS. Especially those that try to tell you what an organization of thousands of women across the entire US is like. Everyone is different. Sorority girls are empowered woman driven to make a difference, donate time and better themselves. they are. Pi Beta Phi girls ("Pi Phis”) are considered by most to be top-tier but also have a reputation as fake and superficial. Members have a reputation for hunting down other trust-fund kids to marry—something that they probably don't have much difficulty doing, since they are also considered cute or pretty by most. So of course I mean - ignore stupid trash like greekrank.com. They are considered top tier at many schools. Unlike some other top-tier sororities, Kappa Delta members do not have the reputation for being all clones or princesses, but they do all tend to be popular and social. Alpha Phi has the blonde hair, blue eyed, beautiful reputation, which is pretty much true. Some sororities have a bigger reputation for drinking and partying than others. DO NOT pay any attention to articles like this. Take the things you hear with a grain of salt and research your specific chapter. UConn, and Ohio State. Based on the totally appraisal of KKG, It reeks of favoritism and lack of awareness. DDDs tend to be heavily invested in philanthropy, and would prefer to be labeled "classy" over "fun to party with," although they do not want to be considered boring. At the bottom tier is kappa kappa gamma, delta zeta, AZD, and kappa delta. :) Don’t believe everything you read people. I hear of strife in the sisterhood between the goody two shoes and wild partiers especially with cocaine. 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