Fraternities @ UAlberta
For a young man, making the transition from high school or a community college to the University of Alberta may seem like an imposing challenge. University of Alberta offers an outstanding choice of academic programs and a wealth of opportunities for students to get involved in extra curricular activities. One or more of the following questions may be in your mind:
Fraternities exist as a proven support network for a young man as he embarks on this new period in his life. Over 400,000 students in Canada and the United States are currently fraternity members.
The fraternity can help personalize a young man's University experience by offering a scholastic support system; hands-on experience in leading committees, managing chapter house and chapter budgets, and interacting with faculty and administrators; exposure to potential careers through educational programs and discussions with alumni; the chance to give back the community through service projects; and close friends who will cheer him on when he is successful and support him when times are tough. The University of Alberta has a vision called which encourages students to be active outside of the classroom in order to get the get a full University Dare to Discovery experience - something which future employeers are looking for. With all these "real life" opportunities available to fraternity members, it is no wonder that fraternity members tend to graduate from college at a higher rate than those men not involved in fraternities.
For more information on the real story of fraternities at University of Alberta, please check out the 2008 Philanthrophic powerpoint presentation (>$53,000 dollars raised and over 6700 Service Hours by University of Alberta fraternity men and women) and the 2008-2009 fraternity-sorority video. Additional information can also be found at Greek Facts and Greek FAO.
Please feel free to contact the Fraternity & Sorority Advisor at the University of Alberta, John Miller at FS.email@example.com and 780-492-4145 with your comments.
University of Alberta Fraternity Chapter websites: