Daily Sorority Spotlight: Delta Zeta


Delta Zeta — ΔZ

National Site:
Founded: October 24, 1902 at Miami University
Founders: Alfa Lloyd Hayes, Mary Jane Collins, Anna Louise Keen, Julia Lawrence Bishop, Mabelle May Minton, and Anne Dial Simmons
Color(s): Rose, Green
Mascot: Turtle
Symbol: Roman Lamp


Jewel: Diamond
Flower: Pink Killarney Rose
Philanthropy: The Painted Turtle, The Starkey Hearing Foundation
Mission Statement: “The purpose of this sorority shall be to unite its members in the bonds of sincere and lasting friendship, to stimulate one another in the pursuit of knowledge, to promote the moral and social culture of its members, and to develop plans for guidance and unity in action; objects worthy of the highest aim and purpose of associated effort.”
Notable Alumni: Actress Florence Henderson, Former US Senator Maurine Brown Neuberger, TV Personality Joy Behar

The following material is compiled from the provided information on the Delta Zeta national website as of August 6, 2015. If there is missing or incorrect information, please notify us as well as your national headquarters to make the necessary revision.

US Chapters:

Aurburn University, Auburn University Montgomery, Jacksonville State University, University of Alabama, University of Alabama Huntsville

Arizona State University

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

California State University Fresno, California State University Fullerton, California State University Long Beach, California State University Los Angeles, California State University Northridge, Loyola Marymount University, San Diego State University, San Jose State University, University of San Francisco

University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado

Sacred Heart University, University of Hartford

District of Columbia
Gallaudet University

Florida State University, Rollins College, University of Central Florida, University of Florida, University of Tampa

Columbus State University, Georgia College & State University, Georgia State University, University of Georgia, University of North Georgia, University of West Georgia


University of Idaho

Eastern Illinois University, Eureka College, DePaul University, Illinois State University, Northern Illinois University, Northwestern University, Southern Illinois University, University of Illinois, Western Illinois University

Ball State University, Indiana University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Purdue University, University of Southern Indiana

Iowa State University, University of Iowa

Fort Hays State University

Eastern Kentucky University, Morehead State University, Northern Kentucky University, University of Kentucky, University of Louisville

Louisiana State University, Nicholls State University, University of New Orleans

University of Maine

Frostburg State University

Northeastern University

Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University, Ferris State University, Grand Valley State University, Michigan Technological University, Northwood University, Wayne State University, Western Michigan University

Minnesota State University Moorhead, St. Cloud State University

Lindenwood University, Missouri State University, Truman State University, University of Central Missouri, University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Missouri St. Louis, William Jewell College


Creighton University, Nebraska Wesleyan University

University of Nevada Las Vegas

New Hampshire
Plymouth State University

New Jersey
Stockton University, The College of New Jersey

New Mexico
New Mexico State University

New York
Clarkson University

North Carolina
Appalachian State University, Barton College, East Carolina University, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Mars Hill University, North Carolina State University, University of North Carolina Charlotte, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wake Forest University, Western Carolina University

Ashland University, Baldwin Wallace University, Bowling Green State University, Kent State University, Miami University, Ohio Northern University, Ohio University, Ohio Wesleyan University, The Ohio State University, Wright State University, Youngstown State University

Northeastern State University, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, University of Central Oklahoma

California University of Pennsylvania, Clarion University, Drexel University, Duquesne University, Edinboro University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown University, Mansfield University, Millersville University, Muhlenberg College, Pennsylvania State University, Robert Morris University, Shippensburg University, Slippery Rock University, Temple University, University of Pittsburgh, West Chester University

Rhode Island
Bryant University, University of Rhode Island

South Carolina
Clemson University, University of South Carolina, University of South Carolina Upstate, Winthrop University

University of Tennessee Chattanooga, University of Tennessee Knoxville

Angelo State University, Saint Mary’s University, Stephen F. Austin State University, Tarleton State University, Texas A&M University, Texas State University, University of Houston, University of Texas Dallas, University of Texas Rio Grande, West Texas A&M University

Longwood University, Old Dominion University, Radford University, Randolph-Macon College, University of Virginia

University of Washington

West Virginia
Concord University, Fairmont State University, Marshall University, Shepherd University

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, University of Wisconsin Stout, University of Wisconsin Whitewater


Canadian Chapters:

University of Windsor

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Alpha Omicron Pi
Alpha Phi
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Alpha Sigma Tau
Alpha Xi Delta
Chi Omega
Delta Delta Delta
Delta Gamma
Delta Phi Epsilon
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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