Alpha Phi

Alpha Phi (APhi) was founded in 1972 at Syracuse.

Values: Sisterhood, Generosity, Character development, Innovation

Colors: Silver and Bordeaux

Symbol: Ivy

Flowers: Forget-me-not and Lily of the Valley

Motto: Union Hand in Hand

Social Media: @umdalphaphi

Unique Fact

APhi's greatest accomplishments include winning UMD's Balfour-Beale Outstanding New Member Education Award, as well as winning Alpha Phi International's Excellence in New Member Experience Award.


Alpha Phi's philanthropy is the Alpha Phi Foundation, which aims to award scholarships and promote cardiac aid.  Their main philanthropic focus pertains to their Heart to Heart Grant, which has funded over 30 cutting-edge research projects focused on the improvement of women's cardiovascular care, as well as educational programs that support the advancement of women's heart health.  The Alpha Phi Foundation supports innovative leadership training for women, most notably through their recent partnership with the Disney Institute.  In addition, the Foundation awards scholarships to undergraduate and graduate Alpha Phis, helps members in need through the Forget Me Not Grant Fund, and celebrates the forward-thinking women that shaped Alpha Phi by preserving their rich heritage.