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Zeta Sigma Chi

Zeta Sigma Chi
Founded March 3, 1991
Northern Illinois University
Type Service and Social
Scope National
Motto Keeping The Dream Alive
Colors Peach and Black
Symbol Unicorn
Flower Peach Rose
Chapters 20
Principles Education, Success, Culture, Service, and Sisterhood
Headquarters DeKalb, Illinois, U.S.

Zeta Sigma Chi (ΖΣΧ) (also known as Z-Chi, pronounced "Zee-Kaii") is a multicultural sorority founded on March 3, 1991 at the Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.


  • National History 1
  • Philanthropy 2
  • Chapters 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

National History

In 1991, the sorority was founded at Northern Illinois University by eight founding members known as the "Mommy Chis". They are:
Maribel Campa
Zandra Cortes
Sandra de la Roca
Veronica Escobar
Sandra Gomez
Jacqueline Herrera
Laura Murillo
Julie Sanders


The Philanthropies of Zeta Sigma Chi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. are the Ronald McDonald House and the National Association for Multicultural Education (N.A.M.E.). Sorority members are united together through sisterhood and share the goal to be ready and willing to lend a helping hand to those who are in need on and off a campus environment.

  • The Ronald McDonald House

"A Home-Away-From-Home"

The idea behind The Ronald McDonald House is simple: to provide a "home-away-from-home" for families of seriously ill children who are receiving treatment at nearby hospitals.

  • The National Association for Multicultural Education (N.A.M.E.)

The Founders of NAME envisioned an organization that would bring together individuals and groups with an interest in multicultural education from all levels of education, different academic disciplines and from diverse educational institutions and occupations. NAME today is an active, growing organization, with "Zeta Sigma Chi Multicultural Sorority Inc.". Retrieved 2015-05-27. 




  1. ^ Hondorp, Michael; Alexis, Fabrikant (2005). Williams, Tim, ed. Volume 164 of College Prowler off the Record Guides: College Prowler: University of Michigan Off the Record. College Prowler, Inc. p. 81.  
  2. ^ "Zeta Sigma Chi Multicultural Sorority Inc.". Retrieved May 6, 2007. 

External links

  • Zeta Sigma Chi's Official Website
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