About Alpha Xi Delta
Twenty-six sisters founded the Epsilon Iota Chapter of Alpha Xi Delta at Newberry College on April 22, 1967, making it the first sorority on the Newberry campus. They were later joined by two other National Panhellenic Sororities. The Epsilon Iota Chapter of Alpha Xi Delta has continued to grow over the years and currently has 44 active sisters. The ladies of Alpha Xi Delta are focused on being successful, well-rounded individuals who seek to spread love and happiness through their actions. Alpha Xi Delta’s major philanthropy is Autism Speaks, for which they host the Light It Up Blue Week. Over the course of that week, the sisters of Alpha Xi Delta host various fundraisers and raffles to benefit the Autism Speaks organization.
The mission of Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity is to enrich the life of every Alpha Xi Delta through the decision to nurture unity and cooperation; foster intellectual, professional and personal growth; exemplify the highest ethical conduct' instill community responsibility; and perpetuate fraternal growth.
Alpha Xi Delta Fast Facts
Chapter: Epsilon Iota -- Founded April 22, 1967
Colors: Light Blue, Navy Blue and Gold
Gems: Pearl and Diamond
Flower: Pink Rose
Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity was founded In 1893; the Epsilon Iota Chapter at Newberry College was founded in 1967.