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Phi Sigma Sigma - Fraternity Exam Review
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Each new member is given a _______ _______ on bid day until she is matched with her big sister.
What are the four Responsibilities of Membership in Phi Sigma Sigma?
Responsibility to Self, Campus and Community, Chapter, Fraternity
Every new member is responsible for logging into the Phi Sigma Sigma ____ to update her personal information.
In what year was Phi Sigma Sigma founded?
Who were the 10 Founders of Phi Sigma Sigma?
-Lillian Gordon Alpern
-Josphine Ellison Breakstone
-Frieda "Fay" Chertkoff
-Estelle Melnick Cole
-Jeanette Lipka Furst
-Ethel Gordon Kraus
-Shirley Cohen Laufer
-Claire Wunder Mcardle
-Rose Sher Seidman
-Gwen Zaliels Snyder
What was Phi Sigma Sigma's original Fraternity name?
Phi Sigma Omega
Where was Phi Sigma Sigma founded?
Hunter College in New York City (originally named Normal College of the City of New York)
Phi Sigma Sigma believes in _____ _______, not hazing.
Which Phi Sigma Sigma policy states that overnight events are discouraged, but should an overnight event take place away from the campus community, the chapter must provide group transportation to and from the social function?
The Overnight Policy
What is Phi Sigma Sigma's mission statement?
To inspire the personal development of each sister and perpetuate the advancement of womanhood.
What is the name of Phi Sigma Sigma's flower?
American Beauty Rose
What s the official hymn of Phi Sigma Sigma?
What is Phi Sigma Sigma's symbol?
What does Diokete Hupsala mean?
The ______ _______ ________ is the alumna volunteer who works directly with the chapter and assists with day-to-day internal operations?
Chapter Key Advisor (CKA)
Phi Sigma Sigma's National Panhellenic Confrence delegate is
List all of the positions on the Supreme Council
Grand Archon, Grand Vice Archon, Grand Vice Archon-Finance, and four Directors
Who is the current Grand Archon?
Who is the current Grand Vice Archon?
Katie Vliestra Wonnenberg
Who is the current Grand Vice Archon-Finance?
Who are the current Directors?
Cara Fabrocini, Wendy Lau, Marcia Monserrat, Jennifer Wilson
______ _____ is the act of volunteering to benefit a community or its institutions with the knowledge that you will not be paid for your assistance.
Events and programs where you raise awareness, money, and goods to donate with no financial or material reward to yourself are known as ____.
What is Phi Sigma Sigma's official philanthropic cause?
School and college readiness
True or false: the Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation was created in 1969 to consolidate Phi Sigma Sigma's charitable endeavors?
The Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation generates funds for the ____ and ____ activities of the Fraternity.
educational and philanthropic
The Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation carries out these Twin Ideals set down by our Founders so many years ago:
The Brotherhood of man and alleviation of the world's pain
_____ is Phi Sigma Sigma's term for a chapter president.
A Phi Sigma Sigma's first symbol of membership, worn over her heart until initiation, is the _____ ____ ____.
new member pin
This symbol is in the shape of a pyramid; the three sides of the pyramid stand for service, sincerity, and sisterhood.
new member pin
Upon initiation, the badge of Phi Sigma Sigma replaces the new member pin. At the badge's base are the Greek letters in blue enamel. Set above the base is a ___ with eyes of sapphire.
When was Phi Sigma Sigma founded?
November 26, 1913
Delegates to the biennial _________ make up the legislative body of Phi Sigma Sigma.
Convention, the CKA and Archon attend
What year was the first conclave held?
What year was the Sphinx magazine introduced?
Which officer must preside over all meetings of her chapter?
What was the first west coast chapter?
Zeta at the University of Southern California- Los Angeles in 1921.
What was the first international chapter?
Upsilon at the University of Manitoba in Canada in 1930.
What is the collegiate chapter standards program?
Chapter Excellence which sets forth basic expectations for collegiate chapters (gold, silver, or bronze status)
True or false: Grand Archon protocol states that it is customary to stand when a past or present grand archon enters in a room.
True or false: Phi Sigma Sigma only has two chapters with Alpha as their first chapter letter.
True, the Alpha chapter at Hunter College and Alpha Alpha at Herbert Lehman College
What is Phi Sigma Sigma's oldest double letter chapter?
Why did Phi Sigma Sigma's Founders came together to form the first non-sectarian sorority?
They wanted to join the same sorority, but couldn't because they didn't share the same religion
True or false: In 2004, Phi Sigma Sigma purchased its first Headquarters property in Elkridge, Maryland
The Order of the Sapphire Award was established in 1990 to honor which past grand archon?
In what year did Phi Sigma Sigma become a full member of the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC)?
In what city was Phi Sigma Sigma's golden anniversary celebrated in 1963
New York City
True or false: Phi Sigma Sigma introduced Chapter Excellence in 1999.
False, it was introduced in 2001.
What is Phi Sigma Sigma's most recently chartered chapter?
What is printed at the base of Phi Sigma Sigma's new member pin?
True or false: Phi Sigma Sigma's Headquarters office is called "Nationals."
Fraternity dues are due to the Fraternity by this date each year:
True or false: Alumnae status shall not be granted in any case where good financial and academic standing has not been demonstrated.
True or false: There are two types of Phi Sigma Sigma ritual: open and closed.
Any activity that does not have a positive influence on the direction and achievements of the university community is a violation of which policy?
Human Dignity Policy
In what year was Phi Sigma Sigma incorporated?
Where was the first headquarters located?
Shirley Cohen Laufer's house
How old was the youngest founder?
Jeanette Lipka Furst was only 15 years old
Phi Sigma Sigma's ___________ is the moral backbone of our organization and is the bond that unites and defines us.
True or false: Phi Sigma Sigma's membership statuses are active, limited and alumnae
False, there are four: active, limited, alumnae, chapter status
How many weeks is the New Member Development Program?
The Phi program is 6 weeks
True or false: Chapters may hold a philanthropy event at local "bars" of any type that serve alcohol to the general public.
False, Phi Sigma Sigma's Alcohol/Drug Policy states alcoholic beverages shall be prohibited at all membership recruitment functions and no chapter funds should be used directly or indirectly to purchase alcoholic beverages or to pay for the dispensing of alcoholic beverages
What is Phi Sigma Sigma's recruitment policy?
The chapters submit recruitment plans in the fall and spring semesters, they obtain MRP through the formal/primary recruitment period, the only sisters who have met a prospective member during the recruitment period may cast a ballot on that prospective member, except final preference list balloting following the preference events
executive body for Fraternity; determines policies and administration
delegates from every collegiate and alumnae chapter that elect Supreme Council
most recent past grand archon
What are Phi Sigma Sigma's colors?
King Blue and Gold
What is Phi Sigma Sigma's stone?
What is Phi Sigma Sigma's Vision Statement?
Phi Sigma Sigma is a dynamic sisterhood of powerful women fostering uncompromising principles, igniting positive change and embracing individuality
_____ is the official closed meeting of Phi Sigma Sigma.
The highest award in ΦΣΣ is the_____
Alpha, beta, gamma, delta, epsilon, zeta, eta, theta, iota, kappa, lambda, mu, nu, xi, omicron, pi, rho, sigma, tau, upsilon, phi, chi, psi, omega
Membership Recruitment Chair
Sister Development Chair
Risk Management Chair
Creed of Phi Sigma Sigma
I believe a women who serves is a woman who leads.
I will devote myself at all times
To upholding the ideals of Phi Sigma Sigma.
I believe in faith, love, and sincerity.
I will find strength in the
Lifelong friendships I share in the bonds of our sisterhood.
I believe in the advancement of womanhood.
I will make the most of educational opportunities throughout my life
And will become a woman of substance, character, and influence.
I believe in the perpetuity of Phi Sigma Sigma.
I will build to the walls of our Pyramid.
Once a Phi Sigma Sigma, Always a Phi Sigma Sigma.
We love you so, Phi Sigma Sigma
Our love will grow, Phi Sigma Sigma
Your Sphinxhead proud and true
Binds us all to you
Where 'er we go, Phi Sigma Sigma
First in our hearts you'll be
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