|Zeta Sigma Chi|
|Founded||March 3, 1991|
Northern Illinois University
|Type||Service and Social|
|Motto||Keeping The Dream Alive|
|Colors||Peach and Black|
|Principles||Education, Success, Culture, Service, and Sisterhood|
Zeta Sigma Chi (ΖΣΧ) (also known as Z-Chi, pronounced "Zee-Kaii") is a multicultural sorority founded on March 3, 1991 at the Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.
In 1991, the sorority was founded at Northern Illinois University by eight founding members known as the "Mommy Chis". They are:
Zeta Sigma Chi Multicultural Sorority Inc. is based upon five principles. The organization's principles are Education, Success, Culture, Service and Sisterhood. Furthermore, Zeta Sigma Chi also encourages their members to be involved in social justice activities.
The Philanthropies of Zeta Sigma Chi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. are the Ronald McDonald House and the National Association for Multicultural Education (N.A.M.E.). Sorority members are united together through sisterhood and share the goal to be ready and willing to lend a helping hand to those who are in need on and off a campus environment.
The idea behind The Ronald McDonald House is simple: to provide a "home-away-from-home" for families of seriously ill children who are receiving treatment at nearby hospitals.
The Founders of N.A.M.E. envisioned an organization that would bring together individuals and groups with an interest in multicultural education from all levels of education, different academic disciplines and from diverse educational institutions and occupations. NAME today is an active, growing organization, with "Zeta Sigma Chi Multicultural Sorority Inc". Retrieved 2015-05-27.