I started tracking stories about Black Greeks a few months ago and I have noticed some really nice media coverage from around the nation. Before the Black Greek versions of “nattering nabobs of negativity” throw hazing and lawsuit stories in my face, especially in light of my previous entry “Ten Things to Think About Before […]
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The business of black fraternities and black sororities is a serious one. Black Greek organizations have a storied history on HBCU campuses and their members continue to be widespread and highly influential today. Keeping up with the happenings of these energetic black fraternities and black sororities can be a full-time job. Let HBCU Lifestyle do it for you!
There’s no shortage of happenings in the “Divine 9” and we cover it all. News about successful black Greeks, updates on new black fraternities and black sororities and details of group expansions are just a few headlines. For current students, meanwhile, we offer key advice on how to choose a sorority or fraternity and how to balance Greek life with academics.
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In “Five Challenges Black Fraternities Must Address in 2014”, I pointed to hazing as one of those challenges. It is pledge season. Unfortunately, that means it is time for boneheads all over the country to put themselves in danger of doing “perp walks.” The 2013-2014 academic year has been active with a young life having […]
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 […]
Now that Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated has joined Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated in the “Centennial Club,” the one-hundred year mark is within sight for both Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated. With each passing year, the membership of each National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) sorority grows, as do their […]
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. […]
Welcome to episode 8 of the HBCU Lifestyle podcast. In this episode’s college quick tips section I share 10 Ways to Maximize Your Internship Experience. Followed by our featured guest Eddie Francis. Eddie is a speaker, public speaking coach and public relations/marketing professional. He is the author and presenter of the Black Greek Success Program, […]
Are you ready for Greek life? Here are five tips that you can use to choose the right Divine 9 organization that’s right for you!