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UIFI Communications Toolkit

UIFI COMMUNICATION TOOLKIT Thank you for helping us share UIFI with your students & MEMBERS! We often hear in feedback from past UIFI participants that they wish more people on their campus or within their organization knew about UIFI. Your support is invaluable in spreading the word about this opportunity to students from all councils, organizations and campuses across the country. Here you will find resources for creating emails as well as social media and other digital content about the UIFI experience and scholarship opportunities. You can also find more information about UIFI through the quick links on the right.  If you are a campus or organization interested in providing scholarship funds for students to attend UIFI, please contact Director of Education and Leadership Development Melissa Kish.  email content Click the links to download. For Campuses For Organizations UIFI one-pager to utilize as email attachment.  l SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT Click the links to download. For Campuses For Organizations  WEB CONTENT Click the links to download. This section will be updated with links and content as we make our way through the “#WhyUIFI” blog series.  PRINT MATERIALS/CONTENT Click the links to download. This section will be updated with links and content as we turn the “#WhyUIFI” blog series into multi-use content.  Images Click the image to open for download. General scholarship graphic, square.  Square graphics for...

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Todd Shelton joins NIC team as Senior Director of Communication

Indianapolis, March 7, 2018—Fraternity Communications Association (FCA) President Todd Shelton will bring nearly two decades of strategic communication experience to the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) when he comes on board later this month as Senior Director of Communication. In this role, Shelton will lead communication strategy for the NIC’s grassroots advocacy and government relations efforts to engage fraternity members around key legislative priorities. He will collaborate with the team to proactively tell the story of the fraternity experience and will lead communication around the NIC’s Health & Safety Initiative. Shelton comes to the NIC from Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity...

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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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Interfraternal Organizations Unite to Challenge TN Rep. John DeBerry’s Misguided Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 2, 2018 CONTACT Heather Kirk, NIC Chief Communication Officer 317-872-1112 or heather.kirk@nicindy.org NASHVILLE—Officials from the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC), National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO), National APIDA Panhellenic Association (NAPA), National Multicultural Greek Council (NMGC), North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC), and Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA), issue the following statements in response to legislation introduced in the Tennessee House of Representatives by Rep. John Deberry (D) that would ban fraternal organizations from state colleges and universities. Joint Statement from Represented Interfraternal Organizations “One million undergraduate students and 10 million alumni have found great value through...

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NIC Philosophy and Guidance on Community-Wide Actions

Campus partners, First off, for those who attended the AFA Annual Meeting, thank you for engaging with us in important conversations last week in Atlanta. One of my lasting impressions from the conference was that our community is full of talented people, who care deeply about the future of fraternities. I also left hopeful that many of the traditional barriers to change could be overcome if we all continue to strengthen our partnerships. During the conference, I was asked many times, “What is the NIC’s position on system-wide actions?” and “Are you all going to publicly say something about...

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