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Old 07-14-2003, 01:14 AM
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create a social sorority

I am very much so interested in starting a social sorority chapter at my college. How does one go about doing this? Does one need to find a chapter to be affilated with to call it a "social sorority"? Is this process different than starting a regular sorority chapter?


** As of Tuesday, July 15 at 707pm Eastern Time, the group I am trying to create is a social women's group, unaffiliated. In the future, maybe the women of the group would want to be a local.

There is no greek life on our campus. Whatever we choose as our name, whether we choose words in English and translate them to Greek that represent our group, or simply use English, that is our decision.

I am not ripping off Sigma K. I clearly understand that all mascots, colors, history, etc are copywrited to Sigma and may not be used in any shape way or form. **

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Old 07-14-2003, 12:51 PM
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Well lets start with what is on your campus now.

Which sororities do you you have?

which campus? (You don't have to answer)
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Old 07-14-2003, 01:38 PM
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We don't have any sororities.
I go to Mount Ida College.

It was suggested to me to start a local sorority instead of going through the process of being affiliated. My friend and I are creating this together. One of the sites gave a list of all the names of the sororities and such that are in use. My friend and I chose the name of Sigma Kappa Epsilon Pi. I like what Sigma Kappa represents, eventhough as Sigma Kappa Epsilon Pi we are making our own rules, etc because there isn't a Sigma Kappa Epsilon Pi before us trying to create it as a local chapter.
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Old 10-25-2010, 11:48 AM
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When I went to Mount Ida in 93 there was a sorority

I was in a sorority at Mount Ida in 1993, it was a Sorority of 60 girls. It was called Rho Sigma Phi. It died out from what I heard because no one wanted to rush and pledge. Ask around I bet some pleople who worked there remembered us.


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We don't have any sororities.
I go to Mount Ida College.

It was suggested to me to start a local sorority instead of going through the process of being affiliated. My friend and I are creating this together. One of the sites gave a list of all the names of the sororities and such that are in use. My friend and I chose the name of Sigma Kappa Epsilon Pi. I like what Sigma Kappa represents, eventhough as Sigma Kappa Epsilon Pi we are making our own rules, etc because there isn't a Sigma Kappa Epsilon Pi before us trying to create it as a local chapter.
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Old 10-25-2010, 11:55 AM
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Old 10-25-2010, 11:59 AM
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Old 10-25-2010, 11:58 AM
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OMG...... SKEPi!!

Been awhile. I know I should make fun of the poster above me for responding to a 7 year old thread, but the bump of thread awesomeness cancels out the urge.
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Old 10-25-2010, 12:00 PM
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OMG...... SKEPi!!

Been awhile. I know I should make fun of the poster above me for responding to a 7 year old thread, but the bump of thread awesomeness cancels out the urge.
I know...seriously. If you're going to bump a 7 yr old thread, at least make it a good one!
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Old 07-15-2003, 12:58 AM
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go for it...

you might want to check several other threads here from those who have already started their own.
wishinhopin comes to mind on the rush thread.
good luck
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Old 07-15-2003, 10:08 AM
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sorority

Do you want to start from stratch and from a new sorority or perhaps bring an existing sorority to your campus?

You need to think of what you what your sorority to be (ideals, etc.)

Research, Research!!!

PM me if you need any help!
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Old 07-15-2003, 10:49 AM
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Re: sorority

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Do you want to start from stratch and from a new sorority or perhaps bring an existing sorority to your campus?

You need to think of what you what your sorority to be (ideals, etc.)

Research, Research!!!

PM me if you need any help!
No, we are creating a local, unaffiliated "sorority" but for the meantime we are straying from the word "sorority" and simply calling it a "woman's group". The name of us is currently in the works, but we are Sigma Kappa.. and two other secret words with meaning.

We want our sorority to provide programs/activities for the Mount Ida campus, participate in community service, and have our own social/programs. One thing that I think is important is to have a program specially towards women on an important subject, like date rape.
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Old 07-15-2003, 12:55 PM
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Re: Re: sorority

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The name of us is currently in the works, but we are Sigma Kappa.. and two other secret words with meaning.
For the love of all things Holy...You are not Sigma Kappa AND anything. You are using "Sigma" and "Kappa" as two letters in whatever your org may be. Not our org + letters you like.
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Old 07-15-2003, 12:59 PM
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Re: Re: Re: sorority

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For the love of all things Holy...You are not Sigma Kappa AND anything. You are using "Sigma" and "Kappa" as two letters in whatever your org may be. Not our org + letters you like.
YEAH.. I'm not calling our local Sigma Kappa because that's already taken and copywrited.

Sigma Kappa Eirini Pi is not taken.
eirini means peace.
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Old 07-15-2003, 01:00 PM
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Why don't you use something original and not something someone on GC fed to you?
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Old 07-15-2003, 01:02 PM
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Why don't you use something original and not something someone on GC fed to you?
Nobody has "feeded" me anything.
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