Panhellenic Council moves to reopen Phi Sigma Sigma, Delta Phi Epsilon chapters

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn State Panhellenic delegates voted March 5 to reopen Phi Sigma Sigma and Delta Phi Epsilon chapters at the University.

Panhellenic President Meaghan DeMallie stated, “This is such a historic time for the Panhellenic community, as a chapter has not opened at Penn State since 1992. Being able to welcome two sororities to our campus demonstrates how much the Panhellenic community is growing, with more women registering for recruitment each year. We are so excited for Phi Sigma Sigma and Delta Phi Epsilon to join our community, and cannot wait to see how they grow in the future." 

The Beta Eta chapter of Phi Sigma Sigma will be recolonizing in the fall while the Delta Pi chapter of Delta Phi Epsilon will be invited to colonize no sooner than fall 2015 and no later than fall 2016. This will be determined upon the review and vote of the Panhellenic Council allowing that it is in the position to add another group at that time.

Panhellenic adviser Dina Liberatore, said “We are so excited to bring the Beta Eta chapter of Phi Sigma Sigma and Delta Pi chapter of Delta Phi Epsilon back to Penn State. Their presentations definitely won over our members with their enthusiasm, values and commitment to supporting colonization at Penn State. Both chapters will be an excellent addition to our Panhellenic community, and we look forward to an ongoing partnership with these chapters throughout the coming years.”

For questions about the organizations, contact Bianca Fazzina, director of recruitment/extension for Phi Sigma Sigma, at or 410-799-1224 ex. 20, or Andrea Alhadari, coordinator of Panhellenic outreach for Delta Phi Epsilon, at or 215-732-5901.

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Last Updated March 07, 2014