Greek Life

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Zeta Eta Phi

Zeta Eta Phi was a local sorority established at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1921. The group was the forerunner of Zeta Tau Alpha, a national sorority whose Dickinson chapter was founded in 1924.

Organization Type: Greek Life

The Alpha Chapter of the Zeta Psi fraternity was established at Dickinson College in 1852. By the next year, the College trustees had forced its members to sign written pledges promising to disband the organization, and even burned the fraternity’s record book, roll book, by-laws, constitution,...

Organization Type: Greek Life
Zeta Tau Alpha

The Beta Beta Chapter of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority was founded at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1924. It was formed from a local sorority, Zeta Eta Phi, which had been established three years earlier. In 1969, when the chapter was disaffiliated from the national fraternity,...

Organization Type: Greek Life


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