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A Rebirth of Fraternities and Sororities

  Even before COVID-19 turned our world upside down we all knew it was time for a new model for fraternities and sororities. We knew that we needed to provide more value to alumni/ae, parents, undergraduates and the campuses we operate on. Now it’s more important than ever. We do not know if we will […]

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Summer To Do List

The free period between semesters is an ideal time to accomplish many strategic tasks, which you may not find adequate time to complete during the school year. Of course, it seems that summer breaks tend to get shorter and shorter, mostly due to vacations, workloads, outdoor activities, and much more. To help local fraternity and […]

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How to Plan Homecoming in 60 Days

Planning big events is no easy task. They required advanced planning by a strong team of action-oriented leaders, pre-determined objectives, sufficient funding, attention to detail, and appealing functions. However, not every event goes according to plan. Most college homecoming events take place in the fall semester, typically connected to a football game. The vast majority […]

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Elements of an Effective Alumni & Parent Program

Brotherhood Development – The foundation of any alumni & parent program is the chapter’s ability to develop the bonds of brotherhood. Without loyalty and dedication, there is little to work with. A member education program that develops a pledge into a committed and involved active, as well as prepares a graduating senior to be a lifelong […]

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The Five I’s of Alumni/ae & Parent Relations

The strength and sustainability of undergraduate chapters can easily be linked to active alumni/ae and parent relations programs. Below are our Five I’s of an effective program. Identified – The first step to good alumni/ae and parent relations is knowing about your alumni/ae and parents are, starting with their mailing addresses, emails, phone numbers, and social […]

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The Seven Habits of Successful Advisory Boards

1. ABBA Advise By Being Around Officers & Committee Chairs Need To See You Often Members Need To See You As A Resource & Not Only As The Person That Deals With Discipline 2. Education & Training Read Websites (Chapter, National & University) Read Magazines (National & University) Attend National & University Leadership Conferences Model […]

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Are We Who We Say We Are?

The president of the Northern Interfraternity Council recently made this observation in an address to college students who are also members of Greek organizations on campus: “The vast majority of fraternity and sorority members join them for all the right reasons. They are looking for a place to belong. They want to learn and apply […]

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