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NIC and NICF partner with ChapterSpot and National Panhellenic Conference on engagement-driven data warehouse initiative

NIC and ChapterSpot also collaborate on Social Safe app development and implementation   Indianapolis, Nov. 30, 2017—The North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) and NIC Foundation (NICF) are partnering with ChapterSpot, a leader in the fraternal technology space, and the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) to develop a cutting-edge data warehouse that will support advancement of the fraternal experience. This new data initiative is part of the NIC 2.0 priority to increase data-driven engagement and impact among fraternal organizations, host institutions and members. It will also enable the NICF’s implementation of a community foundation model to improve the collective impact and sophistication...

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PRIME FAQs

Preparing IFC Presidents for Interfraternal Leadership frequently ASKED QUESTIONS Click the + sign in the question bars to see answers to common questions about PRIME. Download this PRIME one-pager for more info. WHAT IS PRIME? The NIC developed PRIME in partnership with the Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values (AFLV), Northeast Greek Leadership Association (NGLA) and Southeastern Interfraternity Conference (SEIFC). PRIME: The Summit of IFC Presidents is a 2-day program that focuses IFC Presidents on their role from the get-go. Getting this concentrated training in January, when many IFC presidents start their term, will prepare them for council and community leadership. PRIME was also developed with RISE Partnerships, a consulting partner that delivers the insights, skills and resources leaders need to improve the fraternity and sorority experience. WHo should attend prime? PRIME is designed for IFC Presidents at the start of their term. However, Presidents elected mid-year (on the academic year, rather than calendar year) are also welcome to attend. i AM the ifc president - why should i attend prime? Your job is tough. Many could argue it’s the toughest student leadership role on campus. PRIME will help cultivate a greater capacity within you to lead your IFC toward addressing critical issues and key opportunities in your community. You will also learn how to best lead your fellow IFC officers.   What can attendees expect? PRIME is an institute,...

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About PRIME

Preparing IFC Presidents for Interfraternal Leadership Jan. 4 – 6, 2019 Doubletree | Cincinnati IFC Presidents have an enormous job. They are asked to lead their council effectively, establish relationships across campus, create a shared vision and guide their community toward positive change. These are no small tasks. We’d bargain that the IFC President’s job is one of the most complex student leadership roles on campus. And these leaders need greater support. That’s why, in partnership with the Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values, Northeast Greek Leadership Association, and Southeastern Interfraternity Conference, we developed PRIME: The Summit of IFC Presidents. PRIME focuses IFC Presidents on their role from the get-go. Getting this concentrated training in January, when many IFC presidents start their term, will prepare them for council and community leadership. Registration and details for PRIME 2019 is coming soon. Please contact Melissa Kish, Director of Education and Leadership Development, with any questions about the program.   PRIME Program Highlights The goal of PRIME is to prepare IFC Presidents to be the best possible leader as they work with their Council to be the best IFC they can possibly be. This is accomplished through high-level skill building around leadership and learning from experts in the industry while sharing their own best practices and IFC experiences with their peers. PRIME attendees will: Build a network with other IFC Presidents from across the country Learn...

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RESPONSE ABILITY: A Call for Courage

Presenting Partner: Mike Dilbeck, CAMPUSPEAK Program Description: When we move past our fears to take action to do what is right on behalf of others and in moments of need, we are truly courageous. RESPONSE ABILITY, is a keynote focused on our role as a bystander in critical situations and the barriers many of us feel when we consider whether or not to intervene. Students from all walks of life will learn how seizing an opportunity to act creates positive change on campus and beyond. Goals: As a result of attending the program, students will: Understand the impact of bystander behavior. Become reacquainted with personal commitments and actions that make a difference. Gain the social awareness and personal power to intervene in problem situations and show courage. Time: 1.5 to 2 hours Intended Audience: Chapter/IFC leaders, members and new members Partner Bio: Mike is a Chicago-based filmmaker, turned advocate. Since 1990, he has created educational projects aimed at empowering young people, including 60 educational film project for Higher Education organizations. Mike now dedicates himself full-time to the RESPONSE ABILITY program. He is a member of the Sigma Nu Fraternity and a member of the National Speakers Association. Mike holds the designation of Certified Speaking Professional, held by less than 12 percent of speakers worldwide. More Information: www.campuspeak.com/dilbeck Booking Information: Request Website: www.campuspeak.com...

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Archie Messersmith Joins NIC Team As Champion For Critical Health and Safety Initiatives

Indianapolis, Oct. 19, 2017—Archie Messersmith will join the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) team as the first-ever Director of Health and Safety on Oct. 30. He will lead the implementation of the enhanced NIC health and safety standards, partnering with campuses and fraternities to carry out the Social Safe pilot and address critical issues on college campuses today. “Archie is a thought-leader in programming and best practices that encourage fraternity men to take an active role in their own safety and the safety of their peers,” said NIC President & CEO Judson Horras. “The NIC strongly believes student leadership is...

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