Posted on February 17, 2012
Two students share their thoughts with us in this video about why they thought they might not join a fraternity. They share what changed their mind and how the fraternity experience has impact their lives.
Find out for yourself. Contact one of the 5600+ fraternities chapters that exist on more than 800 college campuses: http://www.fraternityinfo.com/directory/
Posted on August 15, 2011
There are lots of things that are running through your mind and you prepare to send your child off to college. One thing that you might overlook amid the packing, planning and moving is the policies of the university where you’ve enrolled your child. The following message is from the Foundation for Individual Rights in [...]
Posted on February 24, 2011
Some people have asked about what happens to your fraternity membership if you transfer to a different campus. Others have asked about joining a chapter and then deciding that the fit just is not right. Luckily, you do have some options if life leads you in a new direction.
Posted on October 21, 2010
If you play the word association game with “fraternities” and “sororities,” what pops into your mind? “National Lampoon’s Animal House”? “Legally Blonde”? Philanthropy? Drinking? For now, forget John Belushi and Reese Witherspoon’s send-up performances, and put aside your biases. After all, the 350,000 undergraduate men who belong to fraternities — and the 268,000 undergraduate women who belong to sororities — think the Greek system is worthwhile, whether they’re interested in community service, leadership, or partying. Here’s what you need to know if your kids are thinking about “rushing”…
Posted on October 15, 2010
October 7, 2010 could have easily been the last day of Mark DePrez’s life. His blood sugar level was through the roof, he developed a stomach virus, his blood test meter was faulty, there was a kink in his insulin pump…and he was in a fraternity house. As recounted by his mother, read the compelling and inspiring full story here.
Posted on February 1, 2010
‘Hawk balances Greek life and hoops
By Geoff Reinhardt
Junior RedHawk basketball guard/forward Antonio Ballard came to Miami University to play collegiate basketball at its highest level. He joined a squad of supportive teammates, strong leaders and rich tradition. But as January of Ballard’s freshman year arrived, he found another outpost with the same credentials of camaraderie [...]
Posted on October 26, 2009
The men of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity (PIKE) at Florida International University each year strive to lead in the community volunteer arena, especially in the Miami area surrounding the FIU campus. Located just down the street from the Tamiami Tennis Center, the PIKE men in 2009 have been active in assisting players training for the Special Olympics, among other local tennis-related activities.
Posted on September 14, 2009
In early June, Franklin, Indiana and surrounding areas were hit by several storms and torrential downpours. By noon on Saturday, June 7, the streets were beginning to flood, as was the chapter house basement.
A couple of hours later, two Epsilon Brothers, Nate Sexton and Mat Taylor, became aware neighboring residents were stranded in their homes as flood water from Hurricane Creek continued to rise.
Posted on September 9, 2009
Nate, a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi a student from the University of Cincinnati, wanted to connect to the Jewish Community and make a difference. He took a leadership role in the Hillel Jewish Student Center's "Operation Warm-Up."
"There are no words to describe the feelings that you get when you help someone, just a normal everyday person, in something as simple as medicine, clothing, blankets, books, or food."
Posted on July 13, 2009
Are people throwing around words and phrases about fraternities, and you aren't sure what they mean?? Well check out the listing below, it should answer most of your questions- if not let us know!