The Right Questions of Relevance

Below article, as published in the Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors Essentials E-Newsletter. Essentials is a monthly educational e-newsletter provided to AFA members to learn about a variety of topics. The Essentials Editorial Board plays an important role in the Association’s Strategic Plan and ongoing efforts to provide excellent resources and services to members.Continue reading “The Right Questions of Relevance”

Best Fraternities For Future CEOs

Davide Dukcevich, 01.31.03, 12:00 PM ETarticle originally posted on forbes.com  NEW YORK – Don’t be surprised if you see your company directors exchanging secret handshakes at the next board meeting. After all, about a quarter of all chief executives on the Forbes Super 500 list of America’s largest corporations were members of college fraternities. DespiteContinue reading “Best Fraternities For Future CEOs”

Online Fraternites???

This was originally posted on fraternalthoughts blog. While the idea is interesting, The jury is out on if a collegiate chapter could thrive and flourish without the face to face interaction.  However, virtual alumnae chapters seem to be flourishing… Is this becuase we all have a bond from our collegiate chapter, or the greater fraternity??Continue reading “Online Fraternites???”

I Refuse to Go Alumni/Alumnae Status

another great article from the Fraternal Thoughts blog, that we would like to share A simple idea occurred to me while attending a fraternity’s international convention. Like most conventions, the attendees were largely undergraduate students, but there were a fair number of alumni as well. This fraternity referred to its undergraduates as their “members” andContinue reading “I Refuse to Go Alumni/Alumnae Status”

Getting to know the Fraternities that make up NIC

  Founded in 1909, the North-American Interfraternity Conference is the trade association representing 73 International and National Men’s Fraternities.  The NIC serves to advocate the needs of its member fraternities through enrichment of the fraternity experience; advancement and growth of the fraternity community; and enhancement of the educational mission of the host institutions. The NICContinue reading “Getting to know the Fraternities that make up NIC”

You are always wearing your letters

Thank you to T.J. Sullivan over at the Apathy Myth for this article. You’re interested in joining our fraternity? We’d love to have you. You’re the type of person we look for: committed, enthusiastic, a leader. We think you’ll do great things here, and we hope that we’ll open some doors for you. You willContinue reading “You are always wearing your letters”

Wear Your Social Excellence Pants

This article was originally posted on Phired Up’s Blog on April 12th, 2010   by Matt Geik “Recently, as I jettisoned from point A on the map to point B, I took some time to do some reading that probably falls more under the title of leisure than anything else.  As I flipped through the firstContinue reading “Wear Your Social Excellence Pants”

The Giving Fraternity

The below article was posted on Fraternal Thoughts blog, upon reading please take a moment to reflect upon your own collegiate experience….. So without further ado: Congratulations to those graduating this year! You deserve to celebrate and reflect upon your achievements. I also invite you to understand that in regards to fraternity, it ain’t over.Continue reading “The Giving Fraternity”

Will the real MVP please stand up

The below article was initially posted Rise Partnerships Blog it addresses hazing in a different light.. Two weeks ago, Dallas Cowboys rookie Dez Bryant refused to carry pads for veteran teammate Roy Williams, and then later changed his tune.  More recently, Tim Tebow accepted a ridiculous haircut in order to gain the respect of his teammates. Continue reading “Will the real MVP please stand up”