Updated Jan. 29, 2017 During Black History Month, we celebrate the achievements, culture, and heritage of people of African descent. Most notably, we recognize those on whose shoulders we stand. Let’s take a look at how Black Greeks have influenced, and continue to influence, black history and leadership diversity in America. 1. The Original Carter […]
Any college student organization member can benefit from tips on balancing campus life and the classroom. For Greeks and others, such as student athletes, emotional attachments to their commitments outside of the classroom can ruin the balance. In Greek life, the lure of popularity on campus can prove dangerous. Also, defiance toward critics can compromise […]
For more than a century, an effective leadership network for black male college students has existed with dynamic results. The fraternities of the National Pan-Hellenic Council—Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta Sigma, and Iota Phi Theta—have helped provide members with avenues to become effective leaders in communities around the world. […]
Great things happen when you cultivate the contacts in your network. Collecting contact information is one thing. Leveraging the relationships you develop takes cultivation. That means communicating in a genuine, relevant way instead of worrying about the number of people in your phone or your social media followers. The key is to be thoughtful about […]
If you are serious about Greek life, use technology, do research, and use common sense to pick the fraternity or sorority that is right for you.