Greek Life

Welcome to Greek Life at Franklin College

Franklin College is home to four national fraternities and three national sororities, as well as a chapter of Order of Omega and Rho Lambda, national Greek honorary societies. Our chapters enhance the community through academic success, philanthropic initiatives, community service, and leadership. Currently, 40% of students are members of a fraternity or sorority.

Fraternities

Kappa Delta Rho

KDR promotes fellowship among its members and the advancement of truth, justice, and virtue.The chapter hosts an annual Miss Blue & Gold event, which benefits the Boys and Girls Club of Franklin. The GPA requirement for brotherhood is 2.7 on a 4.0 scale. KDR encourages all brothers to be involved on campus, while maintain their grades and staying active in the chapter.

National Website: www.kdr.com
Facebook: Kappa Delta Rho (Franklin College)
Twitter: @KDREpsilon
Instagram: @KDR_Epsilon

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Lambda Chi Alpha

LCA focuses on personal character development through leadership, scholarship, community service and positive social experiences. LCA holds a variety of events that benefit Feeding America. Some of these events include a Teeter-Totter-A-Thon, Pumpkin Smash and Kick Away Hunger kickball tournament. LCA also holds an annual White Rose Formal in the spring. Associate members are expected to have a minimum GPA of a 2.5 to be initiated.

National Website: www.lambdachi.org
Facebook: Lambda Chi Alpha – Kappa Gamma
Twitter: @LCA_FC
Instagram: @lca_fc

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Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Members of this fraternity strive to exemplify the values of loyalty, honor, friendship and fraternity. SAE holds an annual Haunted House in the fall with all proceeds benefiting the local chapter of Wounded Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. In the spring, the men participate in Franklin’s Clean Community Challenge as part of their “True Gentlemen Day of Service”. They also hold a formal each spring. A 2.5 GPA is required for initiation into SAE.

National Website: www.sae.net
Twitter: @SAE_IA
Instagram: @saeindianaalpha

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Tau Kappa Epsilon

The purpose of TKE is to contribute to the advancement of society through the personal growth of its members as well as through service to others. The fraternity holds an annual TKE Idol event to benefit Christmas Angels and the Indiana Masonic Home. It hosts a Red Carnation Ball formal every spring for its members and their guests. Men must have a minimum 2.0 GPA to be considered for membership. 

National Website: www.tke.org
Facebook: Tau Kappa Epsilon-Rho Upsilon
Twitter: @TKEPY88
Instagram: @fctke

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Sororities

Delta Delta Delta

The purpose of DDD is to establish a perpetual bond of friendship among its members, develop a stronger and more womanly character, broaden moral and intellectual life, and assist members in every possible way. Each year, the local chapter hosts a variety of events to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, including the Delta Duck Hunt, Delta House of Pancakes (DHOP), Kick-Out Cancer kickball tournament and Toss-Out Cancer ultimate frisbee tournament. A 2.8 GPA is required for initiation into the sorority. Members in DDD are expected to meet academic and participation requirements as set by the national headquarters and the chapter.

National Website: www.tridelta.org
Facebook: Franklin College Delta Delta Delta
Twitter: @FCTriDelta
Instagram: @FCDeltaDeltaDelta

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Pi Beta Phi

The chapter at Franklin College is the longest running chapter on campus, as well as the first chapter in the state of Indiana. The sorority hosts an annual event called Lips for Literacy (a lip sync contest) each spring to raise money to promote literacy. Members also serve the community by adopting a highway to clean and celebrating the birthday of Dr. Suess with children at the Franklin Boys and Girls Club, in conjunction with Kappa Delta Rho. Pi Beta Phi requires members to uphold the sorority’s values and be in good academic standing, be involved in other various activities or organizations, and actively participate in sorority functions.

National Website: www.pibetaphi.org
Facebook: Indiana Alpha Pi Beta Phi
Twitter: @FCPiBetaPhi
Instagram: @INAlphaPiBetaPhi

Franklin College is not responsible for the content of the sites listed above.

Zeta Tau Alpha

ZTA emphasizes leadership development, service to others, academic achievement and continued personal growth for women. ZTA hosts Pink Out games at athletic events and a Big Man on Campus (BMOC) event every year to raise money for breast cancer education and awareness. ZTA also hosts other events, including the Dog Dash 5K and Think Pink Week. Members participate in the Indianapolis Race for the Cure and the Indianapolis Colts’ Breast Cancer Awareness game. To join ZTA individuals must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in high school and be a full-time enrolled student at Franklin College.

National Website: www.zetataualpha.org
Facebook: Zeta Tau Alpha: Beta Theta
Twitter: @ZTABetaTheta
Instagram: @fc_zta

Franklin College is not responsible for the content of the sites listed above.

 

Greek Government

Interfraternity Council

The Interfraternity Council (IFC) is the governing body of the four fraternities represented on our campus. IFC exists to promote the most complete personal, intellectual, physical and social development of its members. IFC meets on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in SC 245. For more information about IFC, contact IFC President Zak Prater.

Panhellenic Association

The Panhellenic Association is the governing body for the National Panhellenic Conference sororities on college campuses. It helps sororities realize their individual goals while uniting them under the overall Greek tradition. The Panhellenic Association meets on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. in SC 245. For more information about Panhellenic, contact Panhellenic President Nikki Salwowski.

 

Greek Honoraries

Order of Omega

The Order of Omega is a national honor society for juniors and seniors in the Greek system. Membership in the Omicron Xi chapter of the Order of Omega at Franklin College is comprised of the top 3 percent of Greek leaders. Members are selected on the basis of leadership skills, campus involvement, volunteer hours and academic achievement. Each year, the members of Order of Omega work on numerous projects that benefit both the Greek and Franklin communities.

Rho Lambda

Rho Lambda is the International Panhellenic Leadership Recognition Society. The purpose of Rho Lambda is to honor women in the Greek system who have exhibited the highest qualities of leadership and service to Panhellenic and their sorority.