National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

Lander has 3 of the Divine Nine historically African-American sororities and fraternities on campus. This council works to promote academic excellence, service to Lander, Greenwood, and greater communities, and to foster positive relations among the NPHC Greeks as well as all Greeks on campus. This council sponsors several step and stroll competitions throughout the school year. Lander currently recognizes:

Alpha Kappa Alpha

  • Click here for AKA's national home page
  • Nickname - AKA's
  • Founded - January 15, 1908 at Howard University, Washington, DC
  • Colors - Salmon Pink and Apple Green
  • Flower - Pink Tea Rose
  • Mascot - N/A
  • Magazine - Ivy Leaf
  • Philanthropies - Meg's House, Coat Drive, Brewer Middle School Tutoring, Economic Empowerment, Adopt - A - Highway
  • Quick Facts - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. is the first African American Greek Sorority founded. 

Delta Sigma Theta

  • Delta Sigma Theta's home page
  • Nickname - Delta's or DST
  • Email Address:
  • Founded - January 13, 1913, Howard University, Washington D.C.
  • Colors - Crimson and Cream
  • Flower - Violet
  • Mascot - N/A
  • Magazine - Delta
  • Philanthropies - Involved with Habitat for Humanity, South Carolina Adopt-A-Highway, Walk America: Breast Cancer Relay for Life, Adopt-An-Elderly, Adopt-A-Family, Voter's Registration
  • Quick Facts - Sponsors lectures and awareness seminars on Lupus, Breast Cancer, diabetes, self-esteem, sexually transmitted diseases, and black awareness. Participate in Women¹s History Month. Jabberwock Pageant, Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy, Mr. Delta Sigma Theta Pageant, sponsored Crimson & Cream Scholarship Ball with Kappa Alpha Psi.   

Zeta Phi Beta

  • Nickname - Zeta's
  • Founded - January 16, 1920, Howard University, Washington D.C.
  • Colors - Royal Blue and White
  • Flower - White Rose
  • Mascot - Dove
  • Magazine - The Archonian
  • Philanthropies - Stork's nest, March of Dimes, Z.A.D. (Zetas Against Drugs), Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship Fund, NAACP
  • Quick Facts - First and only official Greek-letter organization constitutionally bound to brother fraternity, Phi Beta Sigma. Encourage the highest standards of scholarship through cultural and educational programs, promote service projects on campus and in the community and exemplify the ideal of finer womanhood.
Other organizations that belong to the National Pan-Hellenic Council but do not currently have a chapter at Lander University include:
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, INC.
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, INC.
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, INC.
  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, INC.
  • Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, INC.
  • Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, INC.

Interested in an organizations that does not currently have a chapter at Lander? Contact Jill Franklin, Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life to find out more information about the possibilities of joining one of these organizations!

 Upcoming Interest Meetings

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, INC.: August 24, 2017 at 7:11pm- Learning Center (LC) 200