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  • WHY GO GREEK?

  • OFFICE OF FRATERNITY

    & SORORITY AFFAIRS

    www.winthrop.edu/ofsa

    19 Greek Chapters organized into three

    self-governing

    councils

    Fraternities Sororities

    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Alpha Delta Pi

    Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Fall 2016)

    Kappa Sigma Chi Omega

    Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

    Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Delta Zeta

    Pi Kappa Alpha Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

    Pi Kappa Phi Sigma Sigma Sigma

    Phi Mu Alpha Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

    Sigma Alpha Epsilon Zeta Tau Alpha

    Tau Kappa Epsilon

  • ITS A GREAT TIME TO

    GO GREEK

    Total Community Membership: 657 (Fraternity: 238, Sorority: 419)

    % Greek on Campus: 13.8%

    (15.6% Male, 13% Female)

    Membership by Council Avg. Size CPC (382/5) = 76 Avg. Size IFC (193/6) = 32 Avg. NPHC Sorority (37/3) = 12 Avg. NPHC Fraternity (45/4) = 11

    Total Community Initiates: 443 CPC: 269 IFC: 193 NPHC: 40

    Total Community New Members: 214 CPC: 113 IFC: 59 NPHC: 42

    3.6% increase in overall community size

    35.4% increase in membership

  • TOP 10 REASONS

    WINTHROP STUDENTS

    GO GREEK

    1. Friendships

    2. Opportunities for Involvement in Campus Life

    3. Opportunities for Leadership Development

    4. Service and/or Philanthropic Opportunities

    5. Networking Opportunities

    6. To Build Self-Confidence

    7. Social Opportunities

    8. Help Career-Wise

    9. Scholastic Opportunities

    10. Curiosity

    *Data from Spring 2016 Educational Benchmarking Inc. Fraternity/Sorority Assessment

  • HOW YOUR STUDENT CAN JOIN

    Enrollment as an active Winthrop University Student

    Completion of 12 university credit hours

    2.5 cumulative GPA (Please note: These are minimum

    requirements as many chapters have a higher GPA

    requirement)

    Register with the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Affairs.

    www.winthrop.edu/ofsa

    Meet Greeks at Orientation

    http://www.winthrop.edu/ofsa

  • SCHOLARSHIP

    22% made the Deans List in 2015-2016

    64.2% have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

    Contributes to Academic Success* 2015: 95.9% 2016: 94.5%

    Fall 2011 Spring 2012 Fall 2012 Spring 2013 Fall 2013 Spring 2014 Fall 2014 Spring 2015 Fall 2015 Spring 2016

    All Fraternity & Sorority 3.038 3.029 3.080 3.034 3.063 2.998 3.018 3.009 3.006 3.112

    All Non-Greek 3.001 2.944 2.930 2.900 2.927 2.992 2.995 2.964 2.986 3.000

    All Undergraduate 2.923 2.953 2.950 2.920 2.941 2.932 3.012 2.987 3.002 3.016

    *Data from 2016 Educational Benchmarking Inc. Fraternity/Sorority Assessment

    (students reporting somewhat extremely on seven point scale)

  • PHILANTHROPY

    More than

    $50,000

    donated to

    charities

  • SERVICE Close to 15,000 hours of community

    service

    81 non-profit organizations &

    communities served

  • BROTHERHOOD/SISTERHOOD

  • INVOLVEMENT &

    LEADERSHIP

    74% of the fraternity and sorority community are involved in another organization on campus*

    Several leadership opportunities within chapters, council, community Fraternal Conduct Board New Member Conference National Hazing Prevention Week Greek Week

    Top 5 Transferable Skills WU Fraternity & Sorority members have developed as a result of their involvement*:

    Communication

    Leadership

    Time management

    Organization

    Social

    *Data from Spring 2016 Educational Benchmarking Inc. Fraternity/Sorority Assessment

  • HAZING

    95% of cases did not report

    Hazing Policy

    Membership Policy

    Planning stages to

    initiation

    Workshops: Non-Hazing

    Agreement Forms,

    definition, examples,

    resources, ways to report

    Names published to OFSA

    website.

    Allan, Elizabeth J., and Mary Madden. "Hazing in View: College Students at Risk Initial Findings from the National Study of Hazing." (n.d.):

    n. pag. 11 Mar. 2008. Web.

  • WHAT WE DO AT

    WINTHROP

    Partnerships with various stakeholders

    Deferred Recruitment System: 2.5 GPA & 12 college credit hours

    Educational Workshops and Programs

    Standards & Accountability

    Fraternal Conduct Board

    Subculture that aligns with mission of Winthrop

    Transparency

    Tucker Hipps Transparency Act

  • RESOURCES

    Office of Fraternity & Sorority Affairs

    www.winthrop.edu/ofsa

    Parents and Families

    Sarah Pankratz, M.Ed. - Assistant Director of Student Activities

    for Fraternity & Sorority Affairs

    [email protected]

    http://www.winthrop.edu/ofsamailto:[email protected]

  • QUESTIONS