Independent collegians and members of the local sorority Pi Alpha Tau were the 49 charter members of Eta Lambda when it was installed as the third national sorority on campus. As a colony the members served the Ronald McDonald House, Muscular Dystrophy Association, participated in the college phone-a-thon and had at least one representative in every campus organization. Since its founding, Eta Lambda has earned the highest GPA of all sororities and continued their strong leadership role. Four sisters of Eta Lambda served as president of the Student Government Association during the 1990s. The chapter continues to be strong supporters of the Ronald McDonald Houses. Long serving advisors are Carol Greidanus Rothermel and Cynthia Bohn Sica both Delta Kappas - Penn State. The chapter won the Golden Lion in 2009.