Formal recruitment, also called “rush,” begins this weekend for the 12 sororities at CSU, and the search is on for the one that best suits prospective members.
Formal recruitment is an event every semester that allows prospective members to get to know each other before specific sororities decide which students are the best fit for membership.
“It’s a really great opportunity,” said Lydia Mcgugan, member of the recruitment team. “I suggest everyone goes through it.”
All 12 of the sororities are participating in formal recruitment.
Schedule for the recruitment process:
- 9 a.m. to 7 p.m Saturday, Sept. 24: Values and Membership Day
- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25: House Tours and Philanthropy Day
- 4:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26: Preference Night
- 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27: Bid Day Celebration
Alpha Delta Chi
Alpha Delta Chi sorority is a Christain sorority that focuses on serving others and encouraging fellowship among the members as they grow and strengthen their lives as Christians. According to their website, the purpose of this sorority is, “to provide fellowship for Christian college women, to strengthen the spiritual lives of its members, and to be a testimony for Christ on each campus.”
Alpha Phi Gamma
Alpha Phi Gamma sorority promotes sisterhood across all cultural backgrounds and nationalities. The sorority aims to raise and promote awareness of the Asian culture to the community. According to their website, the organization serves to promote academic success and focuses on personal development and as well as leadership. Their website is and recruitment started the week of Sept. 12.
Alpha Sigma Kappa
Alpha Sigma Kappa sorority recruits students who are committed to their academic goals. The organization tries to promote members through their academic fields through the support of friendship and leadership, according to their website.
Chi Omega sorority seeks to provide its members with unique opportunities in leadership, scholarship, and friendship, according to their website. Their goal is to give members a commitment to personal integrity, excellence in academic and intellectual pursuits, intergenerational participation, community service, leadership opportunities and social enrichment.
Delta Delta Delta (Tri Delta)
Delta Delta Delta (Tri Delta) seeks to create bonds of friendship that promise sisterhood and network of support, according to their website. Through educational and leadership programs, Tri Delta wants to provide members with personal, professional and leadership development that they hope will inspire them to broaden their moral and intellectual lives.
Delta Sigma Theta
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated is committed to constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community, according to their website.
Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority, Inc.
Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority, Inc. promotes the furtherance of multiculturalism by promoting diversity and cultural awareness in the local communities and throughout the world, according to their website.
Gamma Phi Beta
The Gamma Phi Beta sorority seeks to inspire women, make a difference and build confidence by promoting sisterhood, according to their website.
Kappa Alpha Theta
Kappa Alpha Theta’s goal is to help and assist each member throughout her college experience. The organization wants to offer a lifelong opportunity for social, intellectual and moral growth while meeting demands and responsibilities of life, according to their website.
Kappa Delta seeks to inspire its members to reach their potential by offering opportunities for leadership, personal development, academic success and community service, according to their website.
Kappa Delta Chi Sorority Inc.
The Purpose of Kappa Delta Chi Inc. is to promote the values of unity, honesty, integrity and leadership among the women at CSU, according to their website.
The organization has numerous service events, sisterhood retreats, and academic and cultural workshops.
Kappa Kappa Gamma
Kappa Kappa Gamma thrives on tradition, leadership, academics and friendship, according to their website. Their belief is that each member brings unique qualities to the CSU campus, but as a whole they can make a difference in the community.
Lambda Theta Nu Sorority Inc.
Lambda Theta Nu Sorority Inc. promotes and fosters Latina leaders through educational and professional development, relationship building and community involvement, according to their website. Their goal is to provide their members exposure to resources for continued growth.
Pi Beta Phi
Pi Beta Phi strives to promote friendship, develop women of intellect and integrity by assisting them through their academic career, cultivate leadership potential and enrich lives through community service, according to their website.
Pi Lambda Chi Latina Sorority, Inc.
Pi Lambda Chi Latina Sorority, Inc. seeks to create a sisterhood and an educational support network for women on college campuses, according to their website. Their goal is to preserve Latino culture and history, as well as promote education and service in the Latino communities.
Sigma Alpha cultivates leadership and academic achievement while developing relationships with the industry leaders, according to their website. The organization aims to preserve the history of agriculture while remaining progressive in their academic fields.
Sigma Alpha Iota
Sigma Alpha Iota is a music sorority. The organization is devoted to music and encourages the support of music through its members, according to their website.
Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Inc.
Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Inc. is a multicultural sorority that strives to provide empowerment to women by assisting them in academics, community service, cultural awareness, social interaction and ethics, according to their website.
Zeta Tau Alpha
Zeta Tau Alpha’s mission is to make a difference in the lives of their members by developing the potential of each individual through programming, according to their website. The organization emphasizes leadership development, community service, academic success and continued personal growth for women.