Alpha Sigma Alpha was founded at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia in 1901, and the Zeta Omega chapter was installed at Austin Peay on February 24, 2001. The Zeta Omega chapter is one of 90 collegiate chapters that can be found at many different institutions. These chapters make up over 5,300 members and is currently growing.
Philanthropy is a very important aspect to Alpha Sigma Alpha. They have three national philanthropies: Girls on the Run, Special Olympics and the S. June Smith Center. Each year, Alpha Sigma Alpha works to raise money to benefit these philanthropies.
Nickname: ASA, Alpha Sig
Symbols: Phoenix, Crown, Star, Palm Tree, Lady Bug
Colors: Crimson, Pearl White, Palm Green, and Gold
Flower: Aster & Narcissus
Chapter: Zeta Omega
Founded Nationally: November 15, 1901 at State Female Normal School (now Longwood University), Farmville, Virginia
Founded Locally: February 24, 2001
Philanthropy: Alpha Sigma Alpha Foundation, Girls on the Run, Special Olympics, and the S. June Smith Center
Alpha Sigma Alpha Chapter President: Amanda Blankenship