National Hazing Prevention Week 2020


National Hazing Prevention Week will be Sept. 21-25, 2020. Tri Sigma is partnering with Delta Zeta National Sorority to present programming for our members this year. To support health and safety for gatherings during COVID-19, we will provide outstanding virtual educational learning opportunities for collegiate and alumnae chapters. The detailed schedule is below, along with links for members to access the sessions.

National Hazing Prevention Week 2020


Sept. 20 – Sweating the Small Stuff

In this 60-minute keynote, Tri Sigma’s Assistant Executive Director Lorin Phillips will host an educational session on women’s hazing environments. This session will allow chapters to watch together and discuss topics shared as a group. Chapters should plan to show this video during their weekly chapter meetings. Access to this session will be posted by Sept. 15.


Sept. 23 – Building Better Sisterhood

Members of both Tri Sigma and Delta Zeta are invited to tune in live on both organization’s Facebook pages at 8:00 p.m. EDT for a session, hosted by Tina VanSteenbergen, on the power of belonging within their sisterhood. Tina is authentic, funny, and uplifting. You will not want to miss her message! Click here to like our page and tune in on Sept. 23 at 8:00 p.m. EDT when we go live.


Sept. 27 – A Safe and Healthy Future Together

Join Tri Sigma’s Assistant Executive Director Lorin Phillips and Delta Zeta National Sorority’s Chief Safety Officer Will Frankenberger for a live 20-minute discussion on lessons learned during National Hazing Prevention Week 2020. We will discuss questions from the week, explore some of the biggest challenges around hazing, and seek solutions for creating the safest and most welcoming environments for all members.  Registration is required for this Zoom session at 8:00 p.m. EDT. Click here to register.


If you have any programming questions, please contact Tri Sigma’s Assistant Executive Director Lorin Phillips. We look forward to engaging in meaningful discussions during Hazing Prevention Week 2020. Together, we will continue to combat hazing in the fraternal experience.




Delta Zeta Sorority is a global women’s organization whose shared values support a vision to truly inspire action and impact lives through leadership, service, and philanthropy. Founded on Miami University’s campus in Oxford, Ohio in 1902, the Sorority has more than 275,000 alumnae and collegiate members in the United States and Canada. The Delta Zeta Foundation, a non-profit organization, makes possible gifts and support for scholarships, leadership, philanthropy, and education. Learn more about our mission at For more information about the Delta Zeta Foundation, visit


Sigma Sigma Sigma was founded in 1898 at Longwood University in Farmville, VA. Tri Sigma strives to prepare women for life after college by advocating bonds of friendship, developing strong womanly character in its members, and promoting the highest standards of conduct. Currently, there are over 125,000 members and over 200 alumnae and collegiate chapters. The Sorority supports children’s health initiatives through funds contributed to the Sigma Sigma Sigma Foundation. The Foundation benefits both therapeutic play programs among children’s hospitals through our Robbie Page Memorial Fund and advocacy and research to fight prematurity through our support for March of Dimes.