Women's History Month
Women's History Month showcases the sung and unsung contributions of all women. As fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg said, "I didn't know what I wanted to do, but I always knew the woman I wanted to be."
Join us in celebrating the various student organizations on Loyola's campus that prepare women to be influential leaders and strong advocates, while also becoming the women they want to be.
Alpha Chi Omega Zeta Psi is represented by strong leaders who are paving their way to successful futures through volunteering, social activities, and academic excellence. As the only Alpha Chi organization in the Big Easy, we are unique just like our 300-year-old city. Learn more about our sisters, philanthropy, and embodiment of real strong women.
Delta Gamma Epsilon Phi was founded in 1873 to foster friendship and social responsibility among college women. The organization hosts annual philanthropy events on campus, and members complete regular volunteer projects.
At Gamma Phi Beta, it's our mission to build confident women of character who celebrate sisterhood and make a difference in the world around us. We promote lifelong commitment, intellectual and personal growth, and service to humanity. We perpetuate our heritage as we commit to the growth of our sorority. We foster enduring friendships. We advocate for ethical behavior, respect, authenticity, accountability, and integrity. We aspire to excellence in all that we do.
Our mission is to create close comradeship; to advance educational, social, and philanthropic interests and leadership training; to encourage spiritual development and adherence to the highest moral standards; and to promote lifelong bonds of friendship.
Delta Sigma Theta was founded on January 13, 1913 by 22 dynamic women at Howard University in Washington D.C. These students wanted to use their collective strength to promote academic excellence and to provide assistance to those in need. In March of 1913, the founders of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. performed their first public act. They participated in the Women's Suffrage March in Washington D.C. Soon enough, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was incorporated in 1930, and the Nu Mu Citywide Chapter was chartered on February 26, 1977 on the campuses of Loyola University, Tulane University, and Dominican College. Today, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. celebrates annual Delta Week April 19-25 and will be part of the 2020 Vision, the National Pan Hellenic Council Relay Race, and a yard show this February.
Swing Phi Swing Social Fellowship, Inc.® is a non-profit organization dedicated to community service, promoting and achieving academic excellence, and enhancing community and cultural consciousness. Our specific purpose is Supporting Women In Need of Growth, which facilitates the attainment of goals that are necessary for personal and professional growth. Swing welcomes diversity, encourages individuality, and offers a haven for women who feel a strong connection with their ethnic heritage.
L.O.V.E. is a sisterhood; our goal is to equip each woman with the essential resources for navigating life beyond the classroom. With the understanding that we are not alone, L.O.V.E. aims to cultivate leaders of tomorrow through the guidance of one another. Our biggest goal is to educate the mind, ignite the fire, spark the passion, and illuminate the world.
Loyola University's Panhellenic Association includes all members from Loyola's Panhellenic sororities: Alpha Chi Omega, Gamma Phi Beta, Delta Gamma, and Theta Phi Alpha. The Panhellenic Council consists of five executive board members who form the governing body and council for the Panhellenic Association. The Panhellenic Council strives to "be the premier advocacy and support organization for its members, member groups…and a proponent of women’s fraternity membership."
The purpose of this organization is to encourage self-identified women and girls to support each other, feel and express confidence in everything they do, and to celebrate women regardless of their race or identity (cultures, traditions, backgrounds). We want to create a safe place for women at Loyola and in the New Orleans communities where they can come and celebrate the power in being a woman in today’s society. To achieve this, we have member activities, school events, and a mentorship program with girls in the New Orleans community. Our goal is not only to build relationships with the women in our community, but to also express the power in the unity of women.
The mission of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of “Service to All Mankind.”
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is an international, historically black Greek-lettered sorority. In 1920, five women from Howard University founded the sorority with a vision to affect positive change in their community. Today, the organization remains committed to fostering unity, high scholastic achievement, and a dedication to community service.