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Campuses & Organizations

CAMPUSES & INTER/NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Interested in hosting a UIFI program on your campus or for your inter/national organization? Campuses can host a UIFI session specifically for members of their fraternity/sorority community. These programs are held on that campus or local to the community, and organized by campus professionals/leaders in partnership with NIC staff. 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, Denison University, Texas Christian University, and Florida International University to bring this innovative program to their fraternity/sorority communities. Inter/national fraternal organizations can host a UIFI session, bringing together collegiate members from chapters and communities across North America. Organization sessions are held at a central location determined by the organization and are organized by the inter/national organization staff or volunteers in partnership with NIC staff. Phi Mu, Chi Phi and Sigma Pi have hosted organization sessions. If you are interested in either of the above opportunities, contact NIC Director of Education and Leadership Development Melissa Kish for more information, including costs, curriculum highlights, planning resources and more. In 2017, 917 students from 234 different campuses and 128 organizations attended UIFI. Many of those students would not have been unable to attend without the encouragement and support of their universities and fraternities/sororities. Encourage students to attend UIFI: Promote...

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Attend UIFI

ATTEND UIFI ready to bring out the best in yourself and fraternities/sororities? Registration for UIFI 2018 is open! Each session has a specific number of openings – act quickly to get the session you want. All of the below sessions take place at Indiana University in Bloomington. Find more details about registration costs and available scholarships to cover your UIFI attendance below.  BLOG #WhyUIFI – Immersive, intentional, life-changing Apr 18, 2018 | Blog Jack Kreman Chief Operating Officer, Delta Tau Delta Fraternity Past UIFI Facilitator  I’ve worked for my fraternity since 2004. In that time, I’ve been a part of many leadership and educational programs. I work with the talented team at DTD to educate our members, I... read more #WhyUIFI – There’s never been a better time Apr 6, 2018 | Blog Emily Carney, Pi Beta Phi, Arizona State University 2015 UIFI Participant, 2017 UIFI Student Coordinator  I had the privilege of attending UIFI in 2015, going into my sophomore year of college. I got increasingly anxious as my session approached, as I had no idea what... read more #WhyUIFI – Learning begins at the end of your comfort zone Apr 2, 2018 | Blog Brett Polen, Manager of Chapter Development, Sigma Alpha Epsilon UIFI Small Group Facilitator, 2017 & 2018 Last year, a coworker told me about a leadership development program that brings together men and women...

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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

Are you a student thinking about attending UIFI? This is the time – and you are the leader. Give us 5 days to prove it! WHY: Now more than ever, we need passionate students like you who want to advance their own leadership potential while collaborating with peers to ensure a positive fraternity/sorority experience – not only for yourself and fellow members, but also for the campuses we call home. We want our communities and organizations to thrive, and to be known for the values upon which we were founded. We also want to provide an experience for you that inspires confidence and success, whether it be in the classroom, at an organization meeting, leading a campus-wide effort, or taking a new job. WHO: UIFI is for any collegiate fraternity or sorority member with the desire to be a strong leader and who believes in the fraternal experience. You do not have to hold a formal leadership role or specific office to attend. WHAT: At UIFI, you’ll learn with and from peers who belong to various organizations and councils. Through exploration of critical issues in thought-provoking activities, the program is intended to help you identify the leader you want to be and where you can make the most impact in your chapter, council or community. Together you’ll define the challenges that our communities face today, and leave excited to address those challenges...

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Council Award of Distinction

Undergraduate    Chapter    Council    Advisor     Laurel Wreath     Gold and Silver Medal     Awards Process   Undergraduate    Chapter    Council    Advisor     Laurel Wreath     Gold and Silver Medal     Awards Process Council award of distinction The Council Award of Distinction recognizes Interfraternity Councils (IFCs) that excel in operations and positively impact their member chapters, the fraternity/sorority community and host institutions. 2018 honoree University of Alabama Interfraternity Council The University of Alabama Interfraternity Council (IFC) officers have demonstrated leadership and dedication throughout the past year, as they worked with the other fraternity and sorority councils to maintain a campus environment conducive to the success of chapters, as well as making a positive impact on the safety and wellbeing of fraternity and sorority members. The IFC has proactively worked with leadership of inter/national headquarters and the NIC to help improve the community. In the fall of 2017, the IFC recognized a need in the community to create more resources and support for students with mental health issues. In the past year, the IFC assisted in establishing and significantly contributing to the RESPECT (Reaching Every Student Possible Ensuring Care and Treatment) Endowed Support Fund. Earnings from this fund support campus programs and organizations that promote student health and well-being. More recently, the IFC has focused its efforts on increasing the...

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