zeta tau alpha

BETA phi CHAPTER

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QUICK FACTS ABOUT ZETA TAU ALPHA:

Nickname: Zeta
Chapter house address: 639 M.A.C.
Date founded: October 15, 1898
Color(s): Steel Gray & Turquoise Blue 
Mascot/Symbol: Crown, White Violet, Strawberry

ABOUT ZETA TAU ALPHA AT MICHIGAN STATE:

Zeta Tau Alpha is one of the largest National Panhellenic sororities with over 191,000 women sharing this commonality between them around the country. As a Zeta, you gain a lifetime of friendships, opportunities to serve others, leadership growth and a commitment to high academic and personal standards.  Our Beta Phi chapter at Michigan State University has over 80 years of service to the community and continues to hold a strong presence on campus.  Through our outstanding philanthropic outreach of Breast Cancer Education and Awareness, we are proud to make a difference on campus and in the Lansing community. With our strong sisterhood and rich history of tradition we continue to represent Zeta Tau Alpha as one of the most influential and prominent organizations at Michigan State University.

GPA REQUIREMENT: 2.5


PHILANTHROPY EVENT:

The Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation fulfills the founding principles of our Fraternity by providing support for programsthat are educational, philanthropic and leadership-oriented. Zeta Tau Alpha’s National Philanthropy is Breast Cancer Education and Awareness.


Think Pink® –Think Pink® is the umbrella theme for all of our breast cancer education and awareness projects. Chapters distribute Think Pink® ribbons, breast self-examination (BSE) calendar stickers and breast health tip cards throughout the year.

National Think Pink Partners Zeta Tau Alpha partners on a national level with several prestigious organizations in the fight against breast cancer.

  • American Cancer Society®: Through our premier partnership with American Cancer Society®, ZTA is the National Survivor Ambassador of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer®. At the nearly 300 Making Strides walks held each October in communities across the country, Zetas provide assistance and focus on survivor recognition. Over time, we will help grow the survivor recognition program at these events.

  • National Football League: Since 1999, Zeta Tau Alpha alumnae and collegiate members have worked with all 32 NFL teams to increase awareness of breast cancer at professional football games. ZTA is an official fan outreach partner of the National Football League. Beginning with the Washington Redskins in 1999, Zetas have helped spread the message of breast cancer awareness to over 5 million football fans across the country.

  • Bright Pink®: To educate, equip and empower our members to be advocates for their own breast and ovarian health, we’ve partnered with Bright Pink®, a national nonprofit organization focused on prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer. We bring the Brighten Up® Educational Workshop to each of our collegiate chapters. Interested alumnae chapters are encouraged to join collegians for this fun and informative workshop. We plan to grow this program over time to include Panhellenic women and others in the campus community.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and across the country, members of Zeta Tau Alpha hold special events to increase awareness about early detection and to raise funds for education and research.

Pink Out – Each year, Zeta Tau Alpha chapters across the country host Think Pink® or Pink Out games with their university athletic departments to raise awareness for breast cancer.

CONTACTS:

President:

Jaclyn Schutzbach

schutzb1@msu.edu

Recruitment Chair: 

Taylor Huffman

huffma73@msu.edu

Philanthropy Chair:

Miranda Brandly

brandlym@msu.edu

AWARDS:

2018 CALENDAR YEAR:

2018 Sisterhood of the Year Award

2017 CALENDAR YEAR:  

President's Cup

2016 CALENDAR YEAR:  

ZTA Crown Chapter Award 

Recruitment Award

Chapter of the Year

President's Cup

2015 CALENDAR YEAR:                                                

ZTA Crown Chapter Award

Sisterhood Award

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