Xi Nu, Tarleton State University

About Xi Nu Chapter

Xi Nu was founded on April 19, 1985 at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, TX. We have been around for 33 years and are going strong!

Our chapter is a part of Delta Zeta Region XII. We currently have a total of 131 active members and our average GPA is 3.07! For the academic year, Fall 2018 through Spring 2019 our chapter has donated 13 service hours and $25.00!

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Xi Nu Chapter (Tarleton State University) proudly becomes member of Stephenville Chamber of Commerce

Photographer: Molly Self, Programs and Events Coordinator, Stephenville Chamber of Commerce

The Stephenville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate a new member, the Xi Nu Chapter of Delta Zeta Sorority at Tarleton State University. The Stephenville Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit organization dedicated to unifying and advancing business and community interests in and around the Cross Timbers area since 1911.

Xi Nu Chapter's members are proud to live as global citizens and reach out to give to their community for the good of all. This commitment extends to their membership in the Stephenville Chamber of Commerce.

Xi Nu Chapter holds highest Panhellenic GPA for seventh consecutive semester at Tarleton State University

The Xi Nu Chapter at Tarleton State University holds the highest Panhellenic GPA of a 3.0 for the seventh consecutive semester out of all four sororities on campus.

"As a chapter," said Madison Dollar, Webmaster, "we strive to do our best in academics and believe that being a sisterhood helps promote academic success. We motivate each other to push through each semester while being the best student possible inside and outside the classroom."

Skyla LePoris, Xi Nu President at Tarleton State Univ., leads and lives a truly amazing life

Skyla LePoris, President of the Xi Nu Chapter (Tarleton State University), born and raised in Texas, tells the story of her amazing life. "My life has always revolved around  agriculture," she said. "Growing up I was involved in 4-H and FFA; I showed livestock, participated in quiz team, competitive parliamentary procedure as well as livestock judging.

"I developed a passion for leadership and service and I knew that my journey wouldn't end with me hanging up my blue corduroy jacket. When I came to college, I wantd to be involved. I went out on a limb and participated in formal women's recruitment. Quite frankly, I was terrified, considering I had spent most of my life in male-dominated organizations. But as soon as I met the women of Delta Zeta, I knew that they were who I wanted to be in my collegiate years.

"Four years later, I can't help but look back and think, 'Who would have thought that the girl who grew up raising cattle, hogs and goats would be the woman leading 130+ sorority women?'" Skylar said laughingly.

"I'm happy to show the world that as Delta Zetas, we strive to be more than what is projected in the media as a 'typical sorority girl.' Although my favorite color is pink, I am an Agriculture Communications major who loves to hunt, spend time outdoors, create craftsand spend time with my not-so-girly dog.

"In Delta Zeta, I have found some of the greatest friends in the world. My sisters are those to whom I turn to when times are tough, when I need extra motivation, when I need a shoulder to cry on or someone to celebrate with. My sisters are those who constantly push me to be my very best self, physically, mentally, spiritually and academically.

"In Delta Zeta, I have developed a new passion for service. Tarleton State University is in a rural town with a population of roughly 15,000. Knowing that the Xi Nu Chapter touches the world philanthropically through this small town is truly amazing.

"I have joined a network of Delta Zeta alumnae who I know I can turn to for some of the best help and advice. The networking that comes with being involved in Greek life is unlike anything that I've been a part of. I rarely travel without running into a sister, and my current supervisor in my job is a Delta Zeta alumna!

"In Delta Zeta, I have found myself. I have had the opportunity to serve in various leadership positions such Vice President of Membership and President, and I have learned more about myself during these times than I could have ever imagined. I have faced adversity head on and used resilience to overcome. I have learned how to work as a team by seeing things through others' eyes. I have traveled to different states and have learned from incredible leaders across the country.

"I learned to set goals and to never stop until they are reached. I have discovered how to believe in myself and how to be confident in my abilities. And ultimately, I have had the opportunity to grow as an individual. I owe Delta Zeta for shaping me into the  woman that I am today."

Xi Nu Chapter receives Tarleton State University's Organizational Service Award
April 29, 2016

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Photo:Tarleton State University

The Xi Nu Chapter at Tarleton State University was honored during the 20th annual Leadership and Service Awards banquet. Xi Nu received the Organizational Service Award presented each spring to a student organization demonstrating quality leadership skills on campus.