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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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Ready for a large funding campaign?

Is your chapter in need of a better living and learning environment? Do you wish to award more scholarships to chapter members? Are you looking to fund leadership development programs? If so, are your chapter’s leaders thinking about launching a major fundraising campaign to meet these wishes? We regularly learn about fraternity and sorority chapters […]

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Elements of a Successful Chapter Operations Program

Written plan & budget dedicated to alumni & parent relations. Written plan & budget dedicated to identifying, recruiting, training & recognizing volunteers to serve on your Advisory Board, and/or Educational Foundation Board, and/or Housing Corporation Board. Written plan & budget for maintaining a safe & competitive chapter house (for chapters who have housing on their […]

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The Seven Habits of Successful House Corporations

1. Operate Like A Business Alumni Leadership Alumni and Parent Relations programs in place Recruit leaders who possess a passion for the chapter Follow a specific plan for volunteer identification, recruitment, training, and recognition Identify 2-3 core leaders and surround them with others Invest in education Identify those with a “thick skin” Ensure that everyone […]

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