Chapter and Council Presidents: Please forward the following newsletter to your members.
Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Volume 3, Issue 2
November Greeks of the Month
In this issue:
Greek of the Month is peer-to-peer recognition given to members of the Fraternity & Sorority Community who demonstrate outstanding leadership, service, academic accomplishment, and brotherhood/sisterhood. This individual is a person of good moral character who upholds the values of the fraternal community and the University.
Kristina Jorge ( Kristina is the perfect example of what someone in Greek life should be like. She has been a leader in her chapter and for Greek life as a whole. She is currently the Recruitment chair for the Panhellenic council and is on the HuskyTHON committee this year as the Recruitment chair. She has also volunteered with Guard Dogs and her work with service has encouraged other members of her chapter to get involved. Kristina is a senior Marketing major and Spanish minor. “A sister is someone that you can count on and that will be there for you whenever you need something and that is exactly what Kristina is,” said her nominator Danielle Kohl, also from Kappa Alpha Theta. Travis Ward () Travis demonstrates outstanding leadership, service, academic accomplishment and brotherhood. “He is a person of good moral character who upholds the values of the Fraternity and Sorority community and the University,” said his nominator Joshua Rabinowitz of Sigma Chi. Travis is a mathematics tutor through the Center for Undergraduate Education Center, a volunteer for the Special Olympics, a member of UConn PIRG, the Red Cross and Community Outreach for which he was a Hurricane Katrina Relief Trip leader. He is a Biomedical Engineering Major with a minor in Mathematics and a 3.44 GPA. Travis is a perfect example of what fraternity men should strive to be like. Nominations for Greek of the Month are due by the 15th of each month and should be submitted to Kevin Lobdell at Kevin.Lobdell@uconn.edu. For more information and nomination forms, please visit http://greeklife.uconn.edu.
November Greeks of the Month November Founders’ Days KPL’s Jewelry Sale AEPi’s Kicks for Kids Theta’s Kats & Bats SGRho’s Founder’s Week KPL’s showing of ‘Red Doors’ DG’s Anchor Slam MGC/PIRG’s Sleepout for Homelessness HuskyTHON’s pasta dinner
November Founders’ Days 11/1 Sigma Phi Epsilon 11/7 Alpha Epsilon Pi 11/9 Lambda Chi Alpha 11/12 Sigma Gamma Rho 11/21 Mu Sigma Epsilon
Alpha Epsilon Phi’s Kicks for Kids November 10 12-4pm Field/Basketball courts behind North Complex
Join Alpha Epsilon Phi for their annual philanthropy kickball tournament to benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation! There will be a fee of $50 per 8-person team. To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Kappa Alpha Theta’s Kats & Bats November 11 10:30am-2pm E.O. Smith Fields
For more information contact Emily Hall at email@example.com
Sigma Gamma Rho’s Founder’s Week November 12-16 Student Union
Celebrating 85 Years of "Greater Service, Greater Progress" 11/12 11/13 11/15
Alpha Phi’s Karaoke Phi-Ver Philanthropy Event November 27 9pm-12am SU Theatre
The ladies of Alpha Phi invite the UConn community to showcase their karaoke talents and help raise money for cardiac care. Alpha Phi hopes to raise awareness about the dangers of heart disease and its affects on women. Karaoke Phi-Ver will help fund programs such as: Emergency Aid, the Forget-Me-Not Fund and Cardiac Care. The admission fee will be $3. There will be a participation fee of $25 per song. There will be tables set up for registration and ticket sales in the Student Union from November 5-16 from 11-3pm. For more information visit www.alphaphi.org/uconn/
Delta Gamma’s Anchor Slam
November 11 Registration begins at 2:30pm Towers Basketball Courts A registration fee of $50 will be charged for teams of three players. Checks should be made to payable to "Delta Gamma Fraternity". Organizations can have more than one team participate. Please email Caitlin.Barbiero@uconn.edu with how many teams your organization will have as soon as possible. The best eyes, best smile, and AnchorMan winners will be announced and prizes will be given.
HuskyTHON Pasta Dinner November 14 6-9pm Storrs Congregational Church Cost $5
To submit events and for the most up to date calendar, please visit:
www.greeklife.uconn.edu Student Union, Room 302 Phone: (860) 486-4710 www.greeklife.uconn.edu
Happy Birthday SGRho: Blue and Gold Day SGRho Informational SG PRHOduction 101 Talent Show: 7-11pm
Kappa Phi Lambda’s showing of ‘Red Doors’ November 12 4-6pm Student Union Theater
The Sisters of Kappa Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. will be co-hosting the film "Red Doors". The film will be the second in its series in celebration of International Education Week. "Red Doors" is a film that confronts and addresses stereotypes of Asian-American families and their struggles to fit into mainstream American society. The showing is free and a bake sale will be held concurrently to raise money and awareness to children trapped in sexual slavery and trafficking. For more information contact Kristen Basiaga at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Multicultural Greek Council and UconnPIRG’s Annual Sleepout for Homelessness November 14-15 7pm-7am Dow Field
MGC and PIRG’s Annual Sleepout for Homelessness will be November 14-15 from 7pm to 7am. MGC is hoping to have support and representation from each chapter and council. They will be camping out on Dow Field in tents and cardboard houses! There will be: prizes for the best cardboard house, food, guest speakers and performances through the night! Attendees are asked to bring a canned food donation for a local food shelter. Please contact Ellen Pereira if you are interested in participating at email@example.com
Events to look forward to in December: 12/3
Kappa Sigma’s Brother Auction
Alpha Phi Alpha Founded
Kappa Sigma Founded
Delta Gamma Founded
Zeta Beta Tau Founded