Daily Sorority Spotlight: Alpha Epsilon Phi


Every day, we will be featuring one of the twenty-six National Panhellenic sororities to help potential new members learn more about Greek life leading up to recruitment.

Alpha Epsilon Phi — ΑΕΦ

National Site:
Founded: October 24, 1909 at Barnard College
Founders: Helen Phillips Lipman, Ida Beck Carlin, Rose Gerstein Smolin, Augustina “Tina” Hess Solomon, Lee Reiss Liebert, Rose Salmowitz Marvin, and Stella Strauss Sinsheimer
Color(s): Green, White
Mascot: Giraffe

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Flower: Lilly of the Valley
Jewel: Pearl
Philanthropy: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Sharsheret
Mission Statement: “The mission of Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority is to inspire and support exemplary women dedicated to friendship and a lifelong commitment to Alpha Epsilon Phi while building on the vision of our Jewish founders.”
Notable Alumni: Olympic Athlete Harriet Beloff, Philanthropist Nancy Goodman Brinker, Olympic Athlete Lillian Copeland, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Author Lauren Weisberger, Astronaut Judith Resnik, Olympic Athlete Stacy Nuvemen

US Chapters:

University of Arizona

San Diego State University, University of California Irvine, University of California San Diego, University of California Santa Barbara, Stanford University, California Polytech State University

University of Connecticut

University of Delaware

District of Columbia
American University, George Washington University

Jacksonville University, University of Central Florida, University of Florida

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Indiana University

University of Iowa

Tulane University

University of Maryland College Park

Boston University, Emerson College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern University, University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Michigan, Wayne State University

Washington University in St. Louis

New Jersey
Farleigh Dickinson University, Rowan University

New York
Adelphi University, Binghamton University, Brooklyn College, Buffalo State College, C.W. Post College, Cornell University, Hofstra University, New York University, State University of New York at New Paltz, State University of New York Oswego, State University of New York at Plattsburgh, Syracuse University, University at Albany SUNY

Miami University, Ohio State University

Temple University, University of Pittsburgh

University of Texas Austin

Virginia Commonwealth University

University of Wisconsin Madison

Check out other Daily Spotlights:
Alpha Chi Omega
Alpha Delta Pi
Alpha Gamma Delta
Alpha Omicron Pi
Alpha Phi
Alpha Sigma Alpha
Alpha Sigma Tau
Alpha Xi Delta
Chi Omega
Delta Delta Delta
Delta Gamma
Delta Phi Epsilon
Delta Zeta
Gamma Phi Beta
Kappa Alpha Theta
Kappa Delta
Kappa Kappa Gamma
Pi Beta Phi
Phi Mu
Phi Sigma Sigma
Sigma Delta Tau
Sigma Kappa
Sigma Sigma Sigma
Theta Phi Alpha
Zeta Tau Alpha

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