Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority

Zeta Tau Chapter

Alpha Sigma Alpha at GVSU

The purpose of Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority is to foster close friendships between members and to develop women of poise and purpose. The vision of Alpha Sigma Alpha is to cultivate values and ideals in women who are known for their character and concern for others. Alpha Sigma Alpha inspires women to lead, to serve and most of all to make a difference. Alpha Sigma Alpha promotes high ideals and standards for its members throughout their lives by emphasizing balance among our four aims of intellectual, physical, social and spiritual development. Alpha Sigma Alpha provides opportunities through: Sisterhood forming strong bonds of unconditional friendship based on common values and experiences; Heritage expressed through creed, ritual and history; and Leadership and Service enhanced by chapter, campus and community involvement.

Alpha Sigma Alpha members on the beach.

Sorority Facts

Nickname: ASA, Alpha Sig

Motto: Aspire, Seek, Attain.

Colors: Crimson, Pearl White, Palm Green, and Gold

Symbols/Mascot: Pheonix, Crown, Palm Tree, Star, and Dot the Ladybug

Flowers: Narcissus and Aster

Jewel/Stone: Pearl and Ruby

Alpha Sigma Alpha sisters walking the Blue Bridge downtown Grand Rapids, hand in hand.

More Facts

Founded Nationally: November 15, 1901 at Longwood University

Founded at GVSU: March 27, 1999

National Philanthropies: Special Olympics, S. June Smith Center, Girls on the Run, and the Alpha Sigma Alpha Foundation 

Local Philanthropy: Comprehensive Therapy Center

National Publication: The Phoenix

Principles/Values: Balance, Generosity, Growth, Integrity, Learning, Relationships, Responsibility, and Enjoyment

Recent Awards:

Chapter of Excellence (2014-2015), Four-Star Chapter (2013-2014), Aspire Chapter (2015), New Member of the Year (Student Life Awards, 2015), Most Service Hours (Devin Prasatek, 2015)

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Contact Information:

President: Kelsey Hoose ([email protected])

Recruitment Director: Hadley Nickel ([email protected])

Chapter Advisor: Melissa Comer ([email protected]


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Alpha Sigma Alpha members posing together in masks in front of their house.

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.

Page last modified June 10, 2022