Since our founding in 1899, our members have lived up to the same ideals: to be active, self-reliant and trustworthy, that were set forth by our founders. Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority is committed to developing scholars, philanthropists, leaders and sisters while maintaining our high standards of scholarship, friendship, and social grace. Our programs and social service projects continue to enrich the lives of many, helping Sisters contribute our share to the progress of mankind. There are bonds created in this sisterhood that can never be broken or truly understood outside of the sorority.
National Founding Date: November 4, 1899
Location of Founding: Michigan State Normal College, Yipsilanti, Michigan
Number of National Chapters: Over 80
Motto: Active, Self-reliant, Trustworthy
Local Founding Date: April 19, 1997
GPA Requirements: 2.75
Cost of Dues per Semester: New Member $319.50, Active Sisters ($201.55)
While our standards and ideals permeate every facet of our governing documents, chapter meetings, activities, events, sacred rituals, and symbols, the purpose created by our Founders is as valid today as it was on November 4, 1899. We believe that the Purpose of Alpha Sigma Tau best describes our core values.
Alpha Sigma Tau promotes the ethical, cultural, and social development of its members, specifically:
Our Creed further expands how we will meet these standards:
Symbol: The Anchor
Flower: Yellow Rose
Colors: Emerald Green & Gold