Zeta Sigma Chi
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|Zeta Sigma Chi|
|Founded||March 3, 1991|
Northern Illinois University
|Type||Service and Social|
|Motto||Keeping The Dream Alive|
|Colors||Peach and Black|
|Principles||Education, Success, Culture, Service, and Sisterhood|
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
Zeta Sigma Chi Multicultural Sorority Inc. is based upon five principles. The organization's principles are Education, Success, Culture, Service and Sisterhood. Furthermore, Zeta Sigma Chi also encourages their members to be involved in social justice activities.
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
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 N.A.M.E. 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.
- Alpha Chapter at Northern Illinois University - March 3, 1991
- Beta Chapter at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater - June 4, 1994 
- Gamma Chapter at Purdue University Calumet - November 19, 1995
- Delta Chapter at Michigan State University - March 31, 1996
- Epsilon Chapter at University of Michigan - November 14, 1999
- Zeta Chapter at Towson University - June 30, 2001
- Eta Chapter at The University of Texas at Austin - March 29, 2003
- Theta Chapter at University of Maryland, Baltimore County - May 2, 2004
- Iota Chapter at Shippensburg University - April 24, 2005
- Kappa Chapter at Wayne State University - July 30, 2005
- Lambda Chapter at Oakland University - September 10, 2005
- Mu Chapter at University of Wisconsin–Parkside - June 25, 2006
- Nu Chapter at Purdue University- April 15, 2007
- Xi Chapter at University of Pittsburgh- February 24, 2008
- Omicron Chapter at Eastern Michigan University- March 29, 2008
- Rho Chapter at University of South Carolina - August 21, 2010
- Pi Chapter at California State University, Sacramento - May 1, 2011
- Sigma Chapter at University of California, Davis - May 19, 2013
- Tau Chapter at University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee - April 13, 2014
- CSU Chico Associate Chapter at California State University - Chico - April 26, 2015
- Winthrop University Associate Chapter at Winthrop University - April 1, 2017 
- CSU East Bay Associate Chapter California State University, East Bay - April 16, 2017 
- "Alpha Chapter". Retrieved February 12, 2019.
- "Beta Chapter". Retrieved February 12, 2019.
- 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. ISBN 1596581638. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
- "Winthrop University Associate Chapter". Retrieved February 12, 2019.
- "Zeta Sigma Chi Multicultural Sorority Inc". Retrieved May 6, 2007.