Daily Sorority Spotlight: Alpha Sigma Tau


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 Sigma Tau — ΑΣΤ

National Site:
Founded: November 4, 1899 at Eastern Michigan University
Founders: Helene M. Rice, Adriance Rice, Mayene Tracy, Eva O’Keefe, May Gephart, Mabel Chase, Ruth Dutcher, and Harriet Marx
Color(s): Emerald Green, Gold


Symbol: Anchor
Flower: Yellow Rose
Jewel: White Pearl
Philanthropy: Pine Mountain Settlement School, Habitat for Humanity
Mission Statement: “Invest in women by instilling the skills necessary to navigate life and inspire members to enrich their own lives and the lives of others.”
Notable Alumni: Environmentalist Gwen Frostic

US Chapters:

University of West Alabama

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Arkansas Tech University, Henderson State University, University of Central Arkansas

California State University Los Angeles

Denver Campus of Johnson & Wales University

North Miami Campus of Johnson & Wales University, Saint Leo University

Armstrong State University, Oglethorpe University

Eastern Illinois University, Southern Illinois University, University of Illinois Chicago, Western Illinois University

Indiana University South Bend, Trine University, University of Southern Indiana

Emporia State University

Southeastern Louisiana University


Frostburg State University, McDaniel College, Salisbury University

Bridgewater State University, Fitchburg State University, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University, Ferris State University, Grand Valley State University, Michigan Technological University, Oakland University

Gustavus Adolphus College

New Jersey
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Monmouth University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Seton Hall University, William Paterson University

New York
Marist College, New York Institute of Technology, New York University, State University of New York at Buffalo, State University of New York at Buffalo State, State University of New York at Geneseo, State University of New York at Potsdam

North Carolina
Chowan University

Kenyon College

Rogers State University, Southeaster Oklahoma State University

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, California University of Pennsylvania, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Duquesne University, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Gannon University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, La Salle University, Lebanon Valley College, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, Lycoming College, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Moravian College, Penn State University Altoona, Penn State Erie The Behrend College, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, University of the Sciences, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, York College


Rhode Island
Providence Campus of Johnson & Wales University, Rhode Island College

Belmont University

St. Mary’s University, University of the Incarnate Word, University of Texas-Pan American

James Madison University, Longwood University, Radford University, University of Virginia’s College at Wise

West Virginia
Fairmont State College, Omicron Concord University, Shepherd University, West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Beloit College

Check out other Daily Spotlights:
Alpha Chi Omega
Alpha Delta Pi
Alpha Epsilon Phi
Alpha Gamma Delta
Alpha Omicron Pi
Alpha Phi
Alpha Sigma Alpha
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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