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Title: GREEK LIFE


1
GREEK LIFE
  • Scholarship, Leadership, Service, Fellowship

2
What can Greek Life Offer Me?
  • Enhance your Undergraduate Experience
  • Ensure Your Academic Success
  • Be Propelled into Leadership
  • Become a Part of a Community
  • Give Back through Service

3
What is Greek Life?
  • 120 years of history at CofC
  • 24 Fraternities and Sororities
  • Three student- run councils
  • Interfraternity Council
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council
  • Panhellenic Council

4
Panhellenic Council
Alpha Delta Pi
Chi Omega
Delta Delta Delta
Kappa Alpha Theta
Kappa Delta
Phi Mu
Sigma Delta Tau
Zeta Tau Alpha
5
Interfraternity Council
Alpha Epsilon Pi
Kappa Alpha Order
Kappa Sigma
Pi Kappa Alpha
Phi Gamma Delta
Pi Kappa Phi
Sigma Chi
Sigma Nu
Sigma Phi Epsilon
Sigma Alpha Epsilon
6
National Pan-Hellenic Council
Alpha Phi Alpha
Alpha Kappa Alpha
Delta Sigma Theta
Kappa Alpha Psi
Phi Beta Sigma
Sigma Gamma Rho
7
Academics and Greek Life
  • Scholarships are available through both local and
    national chapters
  • CofC Greeks utilize mentoring programs, tutoring,
    and study hours to insure academic success.
  • Min 2.5 GPA

8
Academics and Greek Life
It Pay off!
  • A U.S. Government study shows that Greeks are 20
    more likely to graduate than non-Greeks.
  • Following graduation, Greeks have higher average
    incomes than non-Greeks.

9
Leadership and Greek Life
  • Over 200 leadership positions just within Greek
    Life itself
  • Leadership within the Colleges 150 campus clubs
    and organizations

10
Leadership and Campus Involvement
2-1-1 Crisis hotline Baptist Collegiate
Ministry Campus Crusades Best Buddies Club Phi
Eta Sigma Honors Fraternity, NSCS Resident
Housing Association NORML Charleston
Stingrays Presbyterian Student Association Campus
Outreach Beta Alpha Psi Investment Club Baptist
Collegiate Ministries (BCM) Political Science
Club George Street Observer AXE OLH Bible
Study CofC Club Rugby Team CofC Club Field Hockey
Team Club Swimming Project Harambee Alternative
Spring Break Hollings Cancer Center Center
Stage
  • Alliance for Planet Earth
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta
  • Americans for Informed Democracy
  • Beta Club (National)
  • Biology Club
  • Catholic Student Association
  • Center Stage
  • Club Swimming
  • CofC Radio
  • Crew (Rowing)
  • German Honors Fraternity
  • Honors College
  • International Thespian Society
  • Leadershape
  • Leadership CofC
  • Maroon Mayhem
  • Mu Alpha Theta
  • National Honors Society
  • Orientation Interns

U.S. Army Boy Scouts of America CofC EMS Dance
Marathon (Exec) Habitat for Humanity Hotdogs for
the Homeless MUSC Neighborhood Sweeps Relay for
Life (Exec) Teaching Assistants Teaching
Fellows Canterbury House Volunteer Campus
Outreach, New Hope CHAT Meals on
Wheels Invisible Children Student Council for
Exceptional Children Sociology Club Ducks
Unlimited College Republicans Tennis
Club Historic Preservation Society Cougar
Activities Board
Real Estate Club Honors Business Program Save
Darfor Coalition  HAS Habitat for
Humanity Equestrian Team Campus
Clean-up Alzheimer's Association Caterbury
House SIFE Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society Relay for
Life CofC Varsity Cheerleading Cougar Calling
Center CofC Track Field NSCS Nursing
Club Historic Preservation Club The Preservation
Society of Charleston 
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We arent all natural-born leaders....
…for the rest of us, there is Leadership
Development
  • GLI, Leadershape, SEPC, SEIFC, NPHC-RLC
  • Each national organization has its own leadership
    development programming

12
Leadership
It Pays Off
  • 85 of the Fortune 500 executives belong to a
    fraternity.
  • 76 of all Congressmen and Senators are Greek
  • All but 3 U.S. Presidents since 1825 have been
    Greek

13
Fellowship
  • Greek Life offers one thing that no other campus
    organization does a lifelong bond of brotherhood
    or sisterhood
  • Values based organizations
  • You join more than a fraternity or sorority at
    CofC, you join a community!

14
Community Service
  • Each Greek organization volunteers their time and
    money to benefit national and local charities.
  • Pep Supper the largest can food drive in the
    southeast

15
Community Service
Pay it Forward
  • Over 7 million is raised each year by Greeks
    nationally
  • The Greek system is the largest network of
    volunteers in the US, with members donating over
    10 million hours of volunteer service each year

16
Costs
  • 400-600 per semester for IFC and Panhellenic
    organizations.
  • NPHC varied
  • There are scholarship opportunities provided by
    local chapters and national headquarters.
  • Payment plans are also available.

17
Housing
  • All of the sororities and six fraternities have
    houses on CofCs campus.
  • Each house accomodates roughly 10-12 people.
  • http//reslife.cofc.edu/

18
Risk Management
  • We have a ZERO TOLERANCE policy on hazing.
  • Risk management policy provides detailed
    procedures for all chapter events.

19
How Do I Join?
  • Panhellenic Council
  • Fall Membership Recruitment
  • Registration for recruitment begins June 2009 and
    continues through August, 2009
  • Register for Recruitment at http//www.cofc.edu/g
    reeks/recruitment.html
  • Cost to Participate 50

20
How Do I Join?
  • Interfraternity Council
  • Fall Membership Recruitment
  • Interest Meeting August 26th at 830 pm
  • http//www.cofc.edu/greeks/fraternities.html
  • Cost to participate Free

21
How Do I Join?
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council
  • Membership Intake Process
  • Look for interest meeting notices posted in the
    building on campus during the academic year.
  • Most have MIP once a year.
  • NPHC groups require a GPA of 2.3 2.5 and 12-15
    hours of college credit depending on the
    individual group.

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WWW.COFC.EDU/GREEKS
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Saturday, August 29th
GREEK
LIFE
Taste of Greek Life Tuesday, August 25th
5-7pm Liberty Fresh Food Company
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NPHC Meet the Greeks
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