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"Another amazing week of learning, laughing and connecting with the best and the brightest at UIFI! 16 UIFIs later and I continue to be impressed by the impact we made in just 5 days!” – Dominic Greene, 2016 UIFI Lead Facilitator Facilitators Facilitators often find the UIFI experience to be as enriching as it is to the undergraduate participants. The learning environment, forward-thinking nature of the curriculum, and heart and passion of the undergraduate participants make it more than worth the time you donate. UIFI is an opportunity to break away from the day-to-day business of the office and be among colleagues and students who share a passion for fraternities/sororities. You will find professional development through interactions with colleagues from across the country, growth of facilitation skills and structured conversations about the nature of our work. Types of Facilitators Lead Facilitators: Lead Facilitators play a critical part in making UIFI a reality. They are responsible for on-site session management, training and leading a group of up to 16 small-group facilitators. They guide the program’s central themes by delivering five days of general session content. For complete details about what is expected of a Lead Facilitator, see the Lead Facilitator Agreement. Small-group Facilitators: In each UIFI session, approximately 75 fraternity/sorority students gather from throughout North America. This group of delegates is then divided into smaller groups called “chapters.” Small-group facilitators are paired and...

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Campuses & Organizations

A campus or organization session of UIFI creates a strong coalition of students ready to make change! Host a Session Interested in hosting a UIFI program on your campus or for your inter/national organization? Campuses can host a session specifically for members of their fraternity/sorority communities. These programs are held at a local retreat center and organized by campus professionals and leaders and the NIC staff in partnership. The NIC hosted the first campus-based UIFI session at Purdue University in 2008. Since then, we have had the opportunity to partner with University of Minnesota, The Ohio State University, Texas Christian University, and Florida International University to bring this innovative program to their campus fraternity/sorority communities. Inter/national organizations can host a session of UIFI and bring together brothers/sisters from across the country. These programs are held at a central location, and they are organized by organization and NIC staff in partnership. Phi Mu, Chi Phi and Sigma Pi have hosted organization sessions. The NIC will work with you to plan and implement your session. Contact Alexis for more information, including costs, curriculum highlights, planning resources and more. 2017 Campus Sessions Florida International University: May 7-12 Denison University: May 9-14 Texas Christian University: May 14-19 Send Students to a Session In 2016, 943 students from 298 different campuses and 118 organizations attended UIFI. Many of those would have been unable to...

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Students

When you attend UIFI, the impact of the program won't stop with you. Want to make a difference in your fraternity and sorority community? Come to UIFI. Students Interfraternity: bringing together members from all aspects of the fraternity and sorority community. That’s what UIFI is all about. All undergraduate members of fraternal organizations (fraternities, sororities, multi-cultural fraternal groups, local groups) are encouraged to attend UIFI. In 2017, there will be 11 national sessions of UIFI held between May and July. Each session only has a specific number of openings, so when registration opens Feb. 27, act fast to get the session you want. Who is this program for? UIFI is designed for every collegiate fraternity and sorority leader seeking to enhance their leadership skills, grow their abilities to be an effective leader (both in and out of formal positions), broaden their interfraternal network, and have fun! Register for UIFI 2017 Registration Process Use the button above to register online. You will provide their availability for session dates. Payment should be submitted a this time. Based on your availability and remaining spots in sessions, the NIC staff will place you into a session. The NIC will send a confirmation email. You will book your own travel and notify the NIC of these arrangements by completing this form no later than two weeks prior to the start of the session. Submit Your Travel Form Once your registration is processed and your session is confirmed, it cannot be cancelled. However, it...

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Greek Political Leaders

Greek Political Leaders Fraternities and sororities teach leadership and service, two tenants key to civic engagement, so it should come as no surprise that members are involved in political service at its highest levels. U.S. Presidents Through History There are a significant number of fraternity men who have served as President of the United States of America. The following denotes members of social fraternities who have served as President. At this date, 44% of U.S. Presidents have held fraternity membership. NameGreek Organization Rutherford B. Hayes Delta Kappa Epsilon** James Garfield Delta Upsilon Chester A. ArthurPsi Upsilon Grover ClevelandSigma Chi*  Benjamin HarrisonPhi Delta Theta & Delta Chi William McKinleySigma Alpha Epsilon Theodore Roosevelt Delta Kappa Epsilon & Alpha Delta Phi  William Howard Taft Psi Upsilon Woodrow Wilson Phi Kappa Psi Calvin Coolidge Phi Gamma Delta Franklin D. Roosevelt Alpha Delta Phi** Harry S. TrumanLambda Chi Alpha & Alpha Delta Gamma** Dwight D. EisenhowerTau Epsilon Phi John F. Kennedy Phi Kappa Theta Gerald Ford Delta Kappa Epsilon Ronald Reagan Tau Kappa Epsilon George H. W. Bush Delta Kappa Epsilon Bill ClintonPhi Beta Sigma** George W. BushDelta Kappa Epsilon * initiated as an alumnus , ** honorary member   U.S. Vice Presidents through History NameGreek Organization Schuyler ColfaxBeta Theta Pi** Chester A. ArthurPsi Upsilon Adlai Stevenson IPhi Delta Theta Garret HobartDelta Phi Theodore RooseveltDelta Kappa Epsilon & Alpha Delta Phi  Charles W. FairbanksPhi Gamma Delta James Schoolcraft ShermanSigma Phi Thomas Riley MarshallPhi Gamma Delta...

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Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute

Courage. Leadership. Community. Living your ritual. The Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute is a leadership experience made for fraternity and sorority members. About UIFI The Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI) is the NIC’s premier interfraternal leadership program. It brings together undergraduate members of fraternal organizations (fraternities, sororities, multi-cultural fraternal groups, local groups) to explore and elevate their leadership in their chapters and communities. Who: The Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI) is designed for every collegiate fraternity and sorority leader seeking to enhance their leadership skills, grow their abilities to be an effective leader (both in and out of formal positions), broaden their interfraternal network, and have fun! What: At UIFI, you will spend five days learning with and from fraternity men and sorority women from across North America. You will explore the fraternity/sorority leader you want to be and where you can take your chapter, council or community. This program will push you to define the challenges in your community and excite you for how to create change. UIFI allows you to enhance your leadership skills, develop personal awareness, ignite commitment to your organization, and expect values-based action from yourself and those you lead. When: Multiple five-day sessions will be held throughout May, June and July. View the complete schedule here. Where: All national sessions will be held on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. Students Campuses & Organizations Facilitators students attended fraternities and sororities represented groups that provide UIFI scholarships hours of community service completed Types...

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