Members of the Greek Community are exposed to an endless amount of leadership opportunities, both within their chapter as well as on campus. Each member contributes towards the betterment of their organization, as the success of their chapter depends on the abilities of its members to govern efficiently. From holding Presidency to filling the position of Philanthropy chair, each title provides an invaluable contribution to the Greek community as a whole, as well as the invaluable experience that is applicable to student’s future in the workforce. Learn more.
Greek life at the U of A was founded on the principles of academic and social success. As members of the Greek community, the first priority as a U of A student is their academic achievements. We take great pride in our members’ scholarship efforts. Each individual chapter sets their own standard and holds their members accountable through the installation of programs that include study hours, incentives for outstanding academic achievement, and rewards through various scholarships. Learn more.
Community Service (Philanthrophy)
Community Service provides students the benefit of experiencing all that giving back to the community has to offer. Members of the Greek community willingly donate hours of their time and thousands of dollars annually, as each chapter organizes their own philanthropy on the local and international level. In the 2010 school year, the Greeklife Community raised over $127,000 and donated over 12600 service hours for 45 community organizations. In the initial year of tracking, 2008,the Greeklife Community raised over over $53,000 and donated over 6,700 community service hours. Learn more.
Each chapter works to maintain active alumni relations that provide an invaluable advantage to graduating students’ career networking. Mentoring of undergraduate members by Alumni is encouraged. Fraternity and Sorority members observe the meaning of “lifelong membership” through their former brothers’ and sisters’ continued support, as many take positions as chapter advisors or as members of their chapter’s house corporation board. Learn more.