Phi Mu Sorority

Rho Eta Chapter

Phi Mu Women's Fraternity is a women's organization which provides personal and academic development, service to others, commitment to excellence and lifelong friendship through a shared tradition. Phi Mu promotes vibrant living, encouraging members to achieve their personal best. Phi Mu Fraternity is a vibrant values-based women's organization. Our purpose is found in the principles of love, honor, and truth. We vigorously pursue the interests and purpose of women on collegiate campuses and in our communities. We are lively directing our energies toward ideas bigger than ourselves. We build one another up toward achieving our personal best. The promise of our mutual efforts is a lifetime of sisterhood. We are individuals, leaders, and friends. We give and serve. We are Phi Mu.

Members of Phi Mu holding a Phi Mu flag.

Sorority Facts

Nickname: Phi Mu

Motto: Les Soeurs Fideles. (The Faithful Sisters.)

Colors: Rose and White

Symbol/Mascot: Barbed quatrefoil / Sir Fidel (The Lion)

Flower: Rose-colored, enchantress, carnation


A member of Phi Mu making a hand sign at Disney World.

More Facts

Founded Nationally: January 4th, 1852 at Wesleyan College

Founded at GVSU: December 6th, 2008

National Philanthropy: Children's Miracle Network

Local Philanthropy: Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

National Publication: The Aglaia

Principles/Values: Love, Honor, and Truth

Two members of Phi Mu at a baseball game.

Recent Awards:

Grand Valley Greek Life Awards -

Coat of Arms Award (2011), Lighthouse Award (2011), Sorority Woman of the Year Award (Lindsey Germond - 2010), Excellence in Chapter Presidency Award (Danielle Phillips - 2010)

National Awards -

Academic Honor Roll Award (2012), Formal Recruitment Quota Award (2012), Philomathean Society Award (2012), Perfect 10 Award in Finance on the Commitment to Excellence (2012), Best Operational Communications in Area 1 (2012), Best Financial Communications in Area 1 (2012), Quota Award (2010), Perfect Communication for New Chapter Award (2010), Perfect 10 on Finance Portion of the Commitment to Excellence (2010), Lucinda Hill Peddy Phi Program Award (2010)

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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.