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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

Council Award of Distinction The Council Award of Distinction recognizes Interfraternity Councils (IFC) that excel in operations and positively impact their member chapters, the fraternity/sorority community and host institutions. award criteria & nomination form A potential Council Award of Distinction recipient is: A council that operates in full compliance with NIC Standards and works to maintain a campus environment that is conducive to the success of member chapters. Making a measurable impact on the wellbeing of its officers, member chapters, community and campus. To be considered, nominations must include: Application Institution endorsement Supporting documentation Submit a Council Award of Distinction Nomination 2017 Council award of distinction recipients purdue university IFC Current and past IFC officers at Purdue University describe this council as being on the front lines of improving the fraternal experience. “My [first] IFC position earned me a front row seat to a fight that IFC was waging to pass legislation banning hard alcohol from chapter properties on our campus,” one student nominator wrote. “Seeing the passion and drive of the elder leaders around me advocating for something that most college students would sneer at was genuinely inspiring.” Focused on prevention, health and safety in their community, IFC created the Safety and Risk Management Authority (SARMA). While charged with monitoring current conditions of fraternity and sorority functions at the university, SARMA also aims to initiate a culture shift...

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Laurel Wreath

Laurel Wreath Awards The Laurel Wreath Award is presented to individuals or groups in recognition of their unique programs, community outreach, or influence within the fraternal world. award criteria & nomination form A potential Laurel Wreath Award recipient is: An individual or group who has designed and implemented a unique program, collaboration or outreach effort that advanced the mission of fraternity. A program or effort that was implemented between April 1, 2017, and April 1, 2018. To be considered, nomination must include: Application Fraternity/sorority endorsement Supporting documentation Submit a Laurel Wreath Award Nomination 2017 laurel wreath award recipients DELTA UPSILON fraternity Membership Outcomes Assessment  In 2009, Delta Upsilon’s Presidents Task Force strengthened the fraternity’s focus on Building Better Men by aiming to create a premier 21st Century fraternity experience for today’s college student. They identified membership assessment as a critical piece to creating a modern fraternity experience that truly adds value to the overall collegiate experience. As a result, Delta Upsilon partnered with Dyad Strategies to create its Membership Outcomes Assessment. In this four-year partnership, the fraternity utilizes statistical analysis of its impact on a member’s personal development throughout his college experience. The goals of the assessment are to: Measure student behaviors, values and attitudes Gauge member growth in a range of areas, including problem solving, social justice, ethical decision-making and conscientiousness Create an understanding of how members experience...

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