National Pan-Hellenic Council
Denison’s National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated (NPHC) includes four of the nine NPHC International Greek Letter Sororities and Fraternities: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., Sigma Gamma Rho and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. NPHC promotes interaction through forums, meetings and other mediums for the exchange of information and engages in cooperative programming and initiatives through various activities and functions. NPHC represents historically African American Sororites and Fraternities, and each constituent member organization determines its own strategic direction and program agenda. Today, the primary purpose and focus of member organizations remains camaraderie and academic excellence for its members and service to the communities they serve. Each promotes community awareness and action through educational, economic, and cultural service activities.
Learn more about Denison's NPHC organizations below:
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc
Founded: Cornell University, 1906
Colors: Black and Gold
Philanthropies: Go-To-High School, Go-To-College
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Founded: Howard University, 1913
Colors: Crimson and Cream
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc
Founded: Howard University, 1914
Colors: Royal Blue and White
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Founded: Butler University, Indianapolis, IN 1922
Colors: Royal Blue and Gold
Philanthropies: Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative (AAALI), OPERATION BigBookBag