Apr
4
10:00 AM10:00

It's On Us Week

Join the Alpha Kappa Chapter of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. in various activities, to learn more about rape culture and to help raise awareness. 
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Monday, April 2 & Tuesday, April 3
Visit our table in the hallway of Phillips-Wangensteen and write messages proposing methods to combat rape culture "norms."

Wednesday, April 4 [TRIGGER WARNING]
Participate in the Silent Witness Project by reading true victims' and survivors' stories.

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Hours of Perspectives: SYZ & ISA
Apr
3
3:00 PM15:00

Hours of Perspectives: SYZ & ISA

Join Alpha Kappa Chapter of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. and the Indian Student Association for the Asian-American Student Union's LAST Hours of Perspectives of the 2017-2018 academic school year! 

We will be having a discussion about the violence of womxn in Indian and in the United States.

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Spring 2018 Zeta Class Reveal: Zenith Zetas
Mar
30
7:00 PM19:00

Spring 2018 Zeta Class Reveal: Zenith Zetas

We cordially invite you all to our Spring 2018 Zeta Class Reveal to see their commitment and hard work they all put in this semester. Please join us on Friday, March 30, to welcome the Zeta class of the Alpha Kappa Chapter of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. to the Greek community!
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When: March 30, 2018
Time: Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Tate Hall B50

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Intimate Partner Violence In Marginalized Communities
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

Intimate Partner Violence In Marginalized Communities

Often times, the voices of margnalized communities go unheard in conversations of abuse or exploitation. Come join the discussion and create a strong butterfly effect of being an ally. We will be taking item donations for a shelter for women who are survivors of abuse. We look forward to seeing you stand with us!

In collaboration with: Black Student Union, Black Motivated Women, American Indian Student Cultural Center, and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

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Ask the Muslim Girl
Mar
9
5:00 PM17:00

Ask the Muslim Girl

This event is inspired by the famous article “Save the Muslim Girl!” by Özlem Sensoy and Elizabeth Marshall in which topics surrounding the freedom of Muslim women are presented. The aim of the discussion is to serve as a platform to address these issues in a safe and monitored environment and raise awareness.

In collaboration with the Al-Madinah Cultural Center

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Krispy Kreme Fundraiser
Feb
26
to Feb 28

Krispy Kreme Fundraiser

Cure those midterm blues with some Krispy Kreme donuts! The Alpha Kappa chapter of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. will be hosting a Krispy Kreme donut fundraiser. 

WE ACCEPT CASH AND VENMO. [Debit/Credit acepted for $1 more.]
ONE DOZEN/BOX
Chocolate - $12.00
Original Glazed- $10.00
Raspberry- $12.00
Lemon Filled- $12.00
Kreme filled- $12.00
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Spring 2018 Recruitment
Jan
17
to Jan 24

Spring 2018 Recruitment

The Alpha Kappa Knockouts of the Alpha Kappa Chapter of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. invites YOU (undergraduate females enrolled at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities) to our 2018 Spring Rush. Come learn about our organization and meet our amazing SYZters!

Sigma Psi Zeta is a progressive multicultural Greek organization, that provides a means to success and support for women, particularly women of color. The sorority builds on the unity of strong and independent leaders to affect change in our organization, our members, our universities, and local communities.

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE OF CHARGE
*MUST ATTEND A MINIMUM OF 2 EVENTS & 1 GENERAL INTEREST MEETING TO APPLY*
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Want more information? Contact our Rush Chairs!

Erika Cao: syzkashmere@gmail.com
Amanda Vo: syzteleios@gmail.com

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Fall 2017 Epsilon Class Reveal: The Electrifying Epsilons
Dec
1
6:30 PM18:30

Fall 2017 Epsilon Class Reveal: The Electrifying Epsilons

Three years ago, 12 amazing women presented themselves to the public and demonstrated their hard work and dedication. A few years and five classes later, the Alpha Kappa Chapter of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Incorporated is excited to introduce our newest class: The Electrifying Epsilons!!

We cordially invite you all to our Fall 2017 Epsilon Class Reveal to see their commitment and hard work they all put in this semester. Please join us on Friday, December 1st, to welcome the Epsilon class of Alpha Kappa Chapter of Sigma Psi Zeta to the Greek community!

PROMO VID: https://www.facebook.com/syzumn/videos/796111107240456/
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When: December 1st, 2017
Time: Doors open at 6:30, show begins at 7:00
Where: MCB 3-120

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SYZ Chipotle Fundraiser
Nov
14
4:00 PM16:00

SYZ Chipotle Fundraiser

The SYZters of Sigma Psi Zeta, invite you to attend our Chipotle Fundraiser!

The event will only be held 4 hours on Nov 14th, so mark your calendars, grab your friends, and grab a bite to eat when the day rolls around! Go ahead and get that guac while you're at it because this is a day to be extra ;) 

50 % of all proceeds will go towards our fundraising, just be sure to show staff the event flyer and mention SYZ, to donate!

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SYZ Blaze Pizza Fundraiser
Nov
7
11:00 AM11:00

SYZ Blaze Pizza Fundraiser

The SYZters of Sigma Psi Zeta, invite you to attend our Blaze Pizza Fundraiser! 

The event will only be held on Nov 7th, so mark your calendars, grab your friends, and grab a bite to eat when the day rolls around! Because let's be honest, happiness is a personal pizza ;) 

Be sure to show staff the event flyer, or mention SYZ at the cash register! 

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#ItsOnUs Fall Week of Action
Oct
23
to Oct 27

#ItsOnUs Fall Week of Action

The Alpha Kappa Chapter of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. Presents our Fall#ItsOnUs Week of Action! Show your support for the survivors of sexual assault, and join us in our philanthropy; to combat the violence against women.

The Reality of Rape Culture
Monday 10.23 11:30-2:30
Coffman Table 1
We invite students to stop by by our table to learn about how we all individually take part in the normalization of rape culture
Write a message proposing how we will fight these societal norms, take a picture, and post to our social media

Hunting Ground Film Screening & Discussion
Friday October 27 5:30-8:30
Bruininks 512B
We will present the documentary film "The Hunting Ground," regarding sexual violence on campus & facilitate a discussion. Food provided. 
The Hunting Ground presents the stories of multiple students who were sexually assaulted at their college campuses and dissappointed with the administrations lack of support of their claim. The film implies college officials are more concerned with reducing rape statistics than the welfare of their student body.

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Krispy Kreme Fundraiser
Oct
2
to Oct 4

Krispy Kreme Fundraiser

Start off your semester with some donuts from the SYZters of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. We will be selling on the Ground Floor of Coffman, from 10a-3pm. Stop by to get some delicious Krispy Kreme donuts!

A portion of our proceeds will go to Harriet Tubman Center. Tubman helps women, men, children and families struggling with relationship violence, substance abuse and mental health. 
For more information : http://www.tubman.org/

Options for donuts boxes: 
original glaze: $10
Chocolate Iced: $12
Raspberry filled: $12
Lemon filled: $13
Creme filled

Payment options:
cash, venmo, card(square)

**ANY PRE-ORDERS NOT PICKED UP BY 3PM TUESDAY (10/3), will be unclaimed and open to the public. Please be mindful of this and plan accordingly.**

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Fall 2017 Recruitment
Sep
20
to Sep 27

Fall 2017 Recruitment

The Alpha Kappa Knockouts from the AK Chapter of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. invite YOU (undergraduate females enrolled at the University of Minnesota TC) to follow the red and gold road to SYZterhood! Come learn about our organization and meet the amazing SYZters we have!

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE OF CHARGE
*MUST ATTEND A MINIMUM OF 2 EVENTS & 1 GENERAL INTERST MEETING TO APPLY*
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Want more information? Contact our Rush Chair!

Molly Manivanh: syzrevival@gmail.com
Lanya Mohammed: syzlibellulas@gmail.com

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UMN SYZ Spring 2017 Banquet
Apr
15
7:00 PM19:00

UMN SYZ Spring 2017 Banquet

Hello, everyone! The Alpha Kappa Charter of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority Inc. cordially invites you to attend our Spring 2017 Banquet to celebrate the joining of our new members the Gamma and Delta class as well as the passing of another successful school year! As our charter continues to grow, we would like to take the time to recognize and celebrate the amazing bond we as sisters have. We all hope to see you there at our second annual banquet! 

Date: Saturday, April 15th
Time: 7:00pm-9:30pm
Location: Coffman Union-Mississippi Room
Parking: There is hourly parking in the East River Road garage that connects to Coffman Union. 

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Spring 2017 Delta Class Reveal: The Dauntless Deltas
Apr
14
7:30 PM19:30

Spring 2017 Delta Class Reveal: The Dauntless Deltas

Two years ago, 12 amazing women presented themselves to the public and demonstrated their hard work and dedication. A couple years and four classes later, Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Incorporated is excited to introduce our newest class: The Dauntless Deltas. 

We cordially invite you all to our Spring 2017 Delta Class Reveal to see their commitment and hard work they all put in this semester. Please join us on April 14, 2017, at 7:30 PM to welcome the Delta class of Alpha Kappa Charter of Sigma Psi Zeta to the Greek community!
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When: April 14, 2017
Time: 8:00PM (Doors open at 7:30 PM)
Where: 100 Ralph Rapson Hall Auditorium

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SYZ x ItsOnUs: Take the Pledge
Apr
4
11:00 AM11:00

SYZ x ItsOnUs: Take the Pledge

Take the "It's On Us" Pledge with Sigma Psi Zeta on Tuesday, April 4th! Help us prevent sexual assault and bring more awareness onto our campus. We want to create a safe environment for everyone.

We will be on the Ground Floor of Coffman Memorial Union on Tuesday, April 4th from 11am-4pm. 

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"I PLEDGE
- To RECOGNIZE that non-consensual sex is sexual assault. 
- To IDENTIFY situations in which sexual assault may occur. 
- To INTERVENE in situations where consent has not or cannot be given. 
- To CREATE an environment in which sexual assault is unacceptable and survivors are supported."

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For more information about the It's On Us campaign, check out their website: http://itsonus.org/

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Purple Ribbon Project
Mar
20
to Mar 24

Purple Ribbon Project

Can you imagine having to start over and leave everything behind?"

This year, for Sigma's 2nd Annual Purple Ribbon Project, we are partnering with the Harriet Tubman Center's Women Shelter to host a clothing drive. From March 20-24th a box will be placed, in the corresponding rooms listed on our banner, for members to donate supplies throughout the week. The organization that has the most supplies donated will receive a prize, courtesy of Sigma Psi Zeta.

Check out our events page for more details! 
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Each year Tubman helps almost 40,000 women, men, youth and families who have experienced relationship violence, elder abuse, addiction, sexual exploitation or other forms of trauma. We provide safety planning, support and information, safe shelter, legal services, mental and chemical health counseling, youth programs and community education. To learn more about Harriet Tubman follow the link: www.tubman.org/

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Spring 2017 Krispy Kreme Fundraiser
Feb
27
to Mar 1

Spring 2017 Krispy Kreme Fundraiser

Hello everyone! Even though the semester just started do you find yourself already counting down until Spring Break and the near end of the Spring Semester? To cheer you up, the SYZters of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. is hosting our semesterly Krispy Kreme Donut fundraiser! To reserve your delicious donuts before the we run out use our pre-order link:https://goo.gl/forms/AGrXJjB9a688T9vp2

Options for donuts:
Original Glazed ($10)
Chocolate Iced ($12)

Payment Options:
Cash or Venmo

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Sheeko & Shaah
Feb
16
6:00 PM18:00

Sheeko & Shaah

The Somali Student Association (SSA) holds a series of events titled "Sheeko & Shaah," which translates to "Talk & Tea." The purpose is to create a safe and open environment for students to converse and learn from one another. This year we will be collaborating with the SSA and we will be discussing sexual assault, rape, and domestic violence in the Somali community.

We, as Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority Inc., strive to combat the violence against ALL women. Join us on Thursday, February 16th in Coffman Memorial Union in the Mississippi room as we discuss and learn how we can make a difference in our local communities. Doors open at 5:30, can't wait to see you there!

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Jan
19
to Jan 26

Spring 2017 Recruitment

The Alpha Kappa Knockouts from the AK Charter of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. invite YOU (undergraduate females enrolled at the University of Minnesota TC) to enjoy a sweet treat. Come learn about our organization and meet the amazing sisters of SYZ and the Chocolate Factory!

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE OF CHARGE
*MUST ATTEND A MINIMUM OF 2 EVENTS & 1 GENERAL INTEREST MEETING TO APPLY*
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Want more information? Contact our Rush Chairs!

Kerlien Yang: syzmanyStars@gmail.com
Gao Moua: syzsuchin@gmail.com
Abby Le: syzepanouir@gmail.com

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Give Her Freedom
Nov
20
5:00 PM17:00

Give Her Freedom

The sisters of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. would like to invite you to come and join us during our philanthropy event next Sunday, November 20th at the Whole. Our mission/purpose and goals for this event is to raise awareness of domestic violence against women. 

Throughout the night we will have food, spoken word, speakers from the Aurora Center, and dance performances from Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc., Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc., Pi Delta Psi Fraternity, Inc., Delta Phi Omega Sorority, Inc., and the Student Organization of Carribean Americans.


For more information or questions, contact our Philanthropy and Community Service Chairs.
Neda Khi - syzcounterstrike@gmail.com
Verona Deenanath - syzjelani@gmail.com

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Glowing Gammas Reveal
Nov
13
4:30 PM16:30

Glowing Gammas Reveal

Two years ago, 12 amazing women presented themselves to the public and demonstrated their hard work and dedication. As part of a great community, Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Incorporated is excited to introduce our newest class: The Glowing Gammas. 

We cordially invite you all to our Fall 2016 Gamma Class Reveal to see their commitment and hard work they all put in this semester. Please join us on November 13, 2016 at 4:30PM to welcome the Gamma class of Alpha Kappa Charter of Sigma Psi Zeta to the Greek community!
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When: November 13, 2016
Time: 5:00PM (Doors open at 4:30 PM)
Where: The Commons Hotel Pathways Room

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SYZ Krispy Kreme Fundraiser
Sep
28
to Sep 30

SYZ Krispy Kreme Fundraiser

Hello everyone! To start out the new school year sweet, the SYZters of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. is hosting a Krispy Kreme Donut fundraiser! Half of the proceeds will go to AWUM (Asian Women United of Minnesota). AWUM provides support and relief to domestic abuse survivors. To find out more information, visit their website: http://www.awum.org/

Options for donuts:
Original Glazed ($10)
Chocolate Iced ($12)

Payment Options:
Cash or Venmo

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Fall 2016 Recruitment
Sep
7
to Sep 15

Fall 2016 Recruitment

The Alpha Kappa Knockouts from the AK Charter of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. invite YOU (undergraduate females enrolled at the University of Minnesota TC) to come fly with us to SYZ this Fall semester! Come learn about our organization and meet the amazing SYZters we have!

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE OF CHARGE
*MUST ATTEND A MINIMUM OF 2 EVENTS & 1 GENERAL INTERST MEETING TO APPLY*
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Want more information? Contact our Rush Chairs!
Neda Khi: syzcounterstrike@gmail.com
Rebecca Phi: syzelysium@gmail.com

 

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