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Greek Life

Fraternities & Sororities

You may choose to enhance your Newberry College experience with the unique opportunities of Greek Life. Fraternities and sororities promote scholarship, provide leadership opportunities, build lasting friendships, encourage community service and philanthropy, and allow for social and athletic opportunities. The Office of Greek Life currently advises nine fraternities and sororities.


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Phone: 803-321-3311



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The ladies of Alpha Xi Delta are focused on being successful, well-rounded ladies that spread love and happiness through their actions while working with their major philanthropy, Autism Speaks and perpetuating fraternal growth. Click here to learn more about Alpha Xi Delta.

The sisters of Kappa Delta strive for that which is honorable, beautiful and highest while hosting several Girl Scout events throughout the year along with their Shamrock Week, benefitting Prevent Child Abuse America. Click here to learn more about Kappa Delta.

The sisters of Sigma Sigma Sigma hope to provide an experience for women through ensuring a perpetual bond of friendship, to develop in them strong womanly character while participating in philanthropic efforts for Sigma Serves Children, Robbie Page Memorial and March of Dimes. Click here to learn more about Sigma Sigma Sigma.

The brothers of Kappa Alpha Order present incredible opportunities for building leadership with the strong bonds of brotherhood they have developed, by living together, growing together, and learning about each other in a positive and healthy environment. Click here to learn more about Kappa Alpha Order.

The brothers of Tau Kappa Epsilon, men of sterling character and staunch uprightness, have joined a brotherhood that believes in the honest convictions of love, charity and esteem. Click here to learn more about Tau Kappa Epsilon.

The brothers of Theta Chi are a diverse group of young men with all brothers sharing the common goals of serving their god, their country, and their fellow man by participating in philanthropic events benefitting the USO, and locally, The Boys’ Farm. Click here to learn more about Theta Chi.

The brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi around the world participate in community out-reach activities to feed the homeless, provide scholarships to young people matriculating to college, serve as mentors to young men, participate in blood drives and serve as hosts of seminars for public health awareness. Click here to learn more about Kappa Alpha Psi.

The brothers of Phi Beta Sigma strive to ensure that newly acquired skills through higher education can be used to benefit the diverse communities from which they had come. Click here to learn more about Phi Beta Sigma.

Omega Psi Phi was created to bring about union of college men of similar high ideals of scholarship and manhood in order to occupy a progressive, helpful and constructive place in political life of the community and nation. Click here to learn more about Omega Psi Phi.


Join the Club!

Extracurricular life is not limited to fraternities and sororities. Newberry College offers over 50 clubs and organizations altogether to enrich your life outside the classroom. Choose from a wide variety of religious, athletic, philanthropic, and special interest organizations.

  • American Chemical Society
  • Future Medical Professionals' Association
  • National Association for Music Education
  • Newberry Education Society
  • Phi Beta Lambda (Business)
  • Student Nurses' Association

The Newberry College Student Government Association (SGA) is an assembly of elected and appointed delegates that represent the interests of the student body. SGA recognizes and funds student organizations, holds town hall meetings, elects Professors and Staff Members of the Year, and speaks on behalf of the student body in various aspects of campus life. Currently, nine members are elected annually by the student body, and nine are appointed to represent fraternities and sororities, campus ministries and student athletes, among others.

  • Campus Alliance for Respect and Diversity (CARD)
  • International Student Association
  • Social Justice Club
  • Newberry International Students Organization (NISO)
  • Spectrum (LGBTQ+ club)
  • Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology)
  • Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice)
  • Blue Key Honor Society
  • National Society of Leadership and Success
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society
  • Phi Alpha Theta (History)
  • Pi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics)
  • Sigma Tau Delta (English)
  • All Campus Entertainment (ACE)
  • Delta Omicron International Music Fraternity
  • Newberry College Fishing Team
  • WNIR-LP College Radio
  • Young Americans for Liberty (YAL)

Campus Ministry

Living in God's Amazing Grace

As you explore and grow in your faith, campus ministry can provide fun activities, a sense of community, and a spiritual education. Everyone -- regardless of faith tradition, church affiliation, or age -- is invited to be a part of campus ministry at Newberry College.

Each week classes are in session, Wednesday Chapel offers the College community a chance to stop, reflect, and be inspired by God's Word and works. Half-hour services are held Wednesdays at 10:10 a.m. in Wiles Chapel.

Each year, Newberry College offers daily devotionals during the church seasons of Advent and Lent. Written by faculty, staff, students and alumni, the devotions are posted online and aired on WKDK 1240 AM. Click here to read this year's Advent devotionals.

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes offers weekly student-led faith discussions and fellowship for all students, regardless of church affiliation or athletic participation. Meetings are held at 9 p.m. each Monday, in varying locations across campus.

Intersections – a publication by the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities. 

Performing Arts

The Newberry College Music Department is proud to offer a variety of performing ensembles, open to all students, regardless of major:

  • College Singers
  • Jazz Big Band
  • Jazz Combo*
  • Madrigals*
  • Newberry Chamber Orchestra
  • Scarlet Spirit Marching Band
  • Wind Ensemble

* denotes advanced group; participation by audition


Ensemble participation offers the opportunity to make lifelong friends, enhance musical ability, and travel to new and exciting places, all while earning scholarships and credit toward your degree.

Regardless of your major, if you have a passion for acting, production, and sharing your talents, there is a place for you in the student theatre.

With our Lookin' Sharp Improv Team, semesterly plays, and biannual musicals, there are plenty of opportunities to "break a leg."

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