Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority

Lambda Eta Chapter

AoPi Chapter family

The object of Alpha Omicron Pi Women's Fraternity shall be to encourage a spirit of Fraternity and love among its members; to stand at all times for character, dignity, scholarship, and college loyalty; to strive for and support the best interest of the colleges and universities in which chapters are installed, and in no way to disregard, injure, or sacrifice those interests for the sake of prestige or advancement of the Fraternity or any of its chapters. We are inspired and committed to our founding principles and are guided by the following values: trusting and respecting each other, building lifelong friendships, contributing time, talent and financial resources, promoting integrity, developing leaders, striving for excellence, encouraging innovation and creativity, using teamwork and collaboration, acting philanthropically, and being a living example.

Sorority Facts

Nickname: AOPi

Motto: One motto, one badge, one bond, and singleness of heart

Color: Cardinal

Symbol/Mascot: Panda

Flower: Jacqueminot Rose

Jewel/Stone: Ruby

AoPi Sisters on Bridge

More Facts

Founded Nationally: January 2, 1897, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York City

Founded at GVSU: May 6, 1989

National Philanthropies: Arthritis Research and The American Juvenile Arthritis Organization

Local Philanthropy: IKUS

National Publication: To Dragma

Principles/Values: Character, Dignity, Scholarship, and College Loyalty

AoPi Sisters at house

Recent Awards:

2017 GVSU Chapter of Excellence

2017 International Convention Awards - Ruby Award, Philos award for excellence in Panhellenic, Excellence in New Member Education, Campus Total Honor Roll, Campus Quota Honor Roll, Initiation Honor Roll

2015 International Convention Awards - Pearl Award, Campus Total Honor Roll, Campus Quota Honor Roll, Academic Honor Roll, and Honorable Mention in Excellence in Community Service

National Awards - Pearl Award (2010), Alumnae Advisory Committee Performance Certificate (2010)

National Website

Chapter Website

Contact Information:

President: Olivia Burrows (

Recruitment Director: Cece Findlay (

Chapter Advisor: N/A

Fraternity & Sorority Life is a part of the Office of Student Life, which is a department of the Division of Student Affairs of Grand Valley State University.