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Multicultural Greek Council
The Multicultural Greek Council, or MGC, is the governing body for all international fraternities and sororities which do not hold membership in the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC), National Panhellenic Conference (NPC), and National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC). Our council is open to national fraternities who hold membership in: NALFO, NAPA, NMGC, PFA or another comparable governing board as determined by the MGC.
The GVSU Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) is currently home to four Greek Letter Organizations. They are:
- Delta Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. (Asian Interest Sorority)
- Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc. (Latino-based Multicultural Fraternity)
- Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc. (Latino-based Multicultural Fraternity)
- Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc.(Multicultural Sorority)
List of Multicultural Greek Council Fraternities and Sororities
Delta Phi Lambda - Iota Chapter
Delta Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. is a 501(c)(7) non-profit organization that advocates Asian awareness and empowers women to lead through values-based programs and everlasting sisterhood. Delta Phi Lambda’s national philanthropy is osteoporosis education and prevention, emphasizing the importance of promoting healthy lifestyles and behavior in young women. Founded in 1998, Delta Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. has grown to 21 undergraduate chapters in 12 states spanning the Southeast, Midwest, and the Northeast.
Founded Nationally: December 5th, 1998
Founded at GVSU: April 11th, 2009
Phi Iota Alpha - Beta Eta Chapter
Phi Iota Alpha, established on December 26, 1931, is the oldest Latino Fraternity in existence and works to motivate people, develop leaders, and create innovative ways to unite the Latino community. The organization has roots that stem back to the late 19th century to the first Latin American fraternity, and the first Latin American student organization in the United States. Membership in Phi Iota Alpha is open to all men regardless of race, creed, color, or national origin who challenge themselves to develop a strong network for the advancement of Latino people.
Founded Nationally: December 26th, 1931
Founded at GVSU: September 9th, 2009
Sigma Lambda Beta - Alpha Gamma Chapter
Founded April 4th, 1986 at the University of Iowa, the primary purpose of ΣΛΒ is to promote Latino/Hispanic culture as well as standards of excellence in morality, ethics, and education. The four key principles that serve as pillars to this purpose are Brotherhood, Scholarship, Community Service, and Cultural Awareness. With over 150 entities, Sigma Lambda Beta has the largest combined network of undergraduate chapters, colonies, alumni associations/networks of any historically Latino intercollegiate fraternity.
Founded Nationally: April 4th, 1986
Founded at GVSU: November 4th, 2004
Sigma Lambda Gamma - Omicron Alpha Chapter
Sigma Lambda Gamma is a national sorority founded April 9th, 1990 at the University of Iowa. We are a Latina-based sorority with Multicultural membership and we have grown to be a widely respected sorority, founded on five principles: Academics, Community Service, Cultural Awareness, Morals & Ethics, and Social Interaction. Our national philanthropies consist of the TRIO programs and Breast Cancer Awareness. Nationally, we stress the importance of morals, ethics, and education as part of our daily lives. We dedicate ourselves in the empowerment of Latina women and women of all cultures. The nationalities in our sisterhood reflect over 109 countries of origin. We strive in educating the community about the many cultures we live with and on the importance in knowing about these different cultures.
Founded Nationally: April 9th, 1990
Founded at GVSU: February 20th, 1999