Greek Glossary

In addition to using the Greek alphabet, sororities and fraternities use a unique vocabulary that can be confusing to newcomers and others less familiar with the Greek community. More about “Greek Glossary”...

Sorority and Fraternity Life Facts

  • There are 10 active Greek organizations at TWU.
  • Sorority and Fraternity Life is the largest collective student organization on campus.
  • 43 of the nation's 50 largest companies are headed by Greek members.
  • Greeks, nationally, complete over 10 million hours of community service each year.
  • Since 1910, 85% of the Supreme Court Justices have been Greek.
  • 85% of the Fortune 500 key executives are Greek.
  • 76% of Who's Who in America are Greek.
  • All but two Presidents since 1825 have been Greek.
  • 70% of the U.S Presidents' cabinet members since 1900 have been Greek.
  • 76% of U.S. Senators are Greek.
  • Both women elected to the U.S. Supreme Court were Greek.
  • More than 70% of Greeks graduate from college while fewer than 50% of non-Greeks graduate.

Greek Alphabet

Α alpha Ν nu
Β beta Ξ xi
Γ gamma Ο omicron
Δ delta Π pi
Ε epsilon Ρ rho
Ζ zeta Σ sigma
Η eta Τ tau
Θ theta Υ upsilon
Ι iota Φ phi
Κ kappa Χ chi
Λ lambda Ψ psi
Μ mu Ω omega

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