Greek Community Update for 2015 Spring Semester

GreekThe Center for Student Involvement & Greek Life released their report for the 2015 Spring Semester and their achievements.

The Fort Hays State University fraternity and sorority community is comprised of three sororities and four fraternities representing 201 students. Information in this report was self-reported by chapter presidents.



Community Achievements (Highlights of community events and programs)

Six students traveled to the Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values (AFLV) Central Leadership Conference in Indianapolis, IN, in February.

Twenty-three students participated in the Greek Leadership Retreat.

The community hosted an assessment visit from the Fraternity & Sorority Coalition in early March.

Penny Wars during Greek Week raised $1,000 for CASA of the High Plains.

The annual Greek Awards Banquet, which recognizes student achievement, was held on April 6th.

Over one hundred people attended Walk a Mile in Her Shoes and the event raised $2,250 for domestic abuse prevention and services.

Sigma Sigma Sigma successfully colonized and chartered as a new organization.

Five new members were inducted into the Order of Omega Honor Society.

Six students will participate in the AFLV LeaderShape Institute in Lawrence, KS, in July.

Community Service
2,301 hours performed during semester 11.45 hours of service performed per member

$5,000 donated to local and national philanthropies $24.88 donated per member

Co-curricular Involvement
89% of Fraternity/Sorority members are involved in other co-curricular or community organizations.

Honor Roll
60 Members of the Fraternity/Sorority Community earned a 3.50 GPA or above.

Chapter Snapshot (Highlights of individual chapter co-curricular involvement and achievement)

Alpha Gamma Delta: Involvement: Mortar Board, SGA, Tiger Debs, Concert Choir, Band, Christian Challenge, Catholic Disciples, Aikido Club, Alpha Kappa Psi, American Democracy, AIGA, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Biology Club, Chemistry Club, DSP, Creative Arts, Delta Tau Omega, Global Leadership, Honor Society, Association of Nursing Students, Society of Collegiate Scholars, Psychology Club, RHA, Social Work Club.

Awards: Alpha Kappa Psi Blood Drive winner, Academic Achievement, Financial Management, Jewel Society, Liz Haury & Whitney Parks: Betty Calvert Outstanding Collegian Award, Nastasja Carlson: Volunteer Service, Emilie Atherton: Leadership Studies Values Program.

Alpha Gamma Rho: Involvement: Not Reported

Awards: Traynor Whitehead: Residential Life Award

Delta Zeta: Involvement: Circle K, Marketing Association, Alpha Kappa Psi, SGA, Society of Leadership and Success, Honor Society, Orientation Leaders, Social Work Club, Encounter, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Tiger Impact, Association of Nursing Students, Stripes for St. Jude, Tiger Debs, Defensive Tactics, Finance Club, Young Democrats, Encounter, AAUW, Choir, VIP Ambassadors, NSSLHA, Track & Field, Pre-Med Club, Band, Hall Council, Black Student Union.

Awards: I Have a Choice Programming, Most Money Raised for Hike for Hearing, Student Organization Awards Nominee, Philanthropy and Community Service, Campus and Community Involvement, Highest Active Member GPA, Highest New Member GPA, Greek Week Champion, Sierra Archer: Outstanding Member.

Sigma Alpha Epsilon: Involvement: Cheer, TEECA, SGA, AIGA, Broadcasting, Encounter, Choir

Awards: Academic Achievement Award

Sigma Chi: Involvement: Math and Computer Science Club, Science Teachers Association, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Tiger Claws, TEECA, Society of Collegiate Scholars, Chemistry Club, Pre-Med Club, Alpha Kappa Psi, SGA, Marketing and Management Association, Catholic Disciples, Society of Leadership and Success, Wrestling, Young Republicans, ATSO, Defensive Tactics, Accounting Club, Finance Club, Honor Society, AIGA.

Awards: Campus and Community Involvement, Philanthropy and Community Service, Ross Addison: Kansas Kids Wrestling Official of the Year, Kyle Storer: Academic Excellence Award, Luke Abbott: Man of Merit.

Sigma Phi Epsilon: Involvement: AIGA, UAB, Circle K, Stripes for St. Jude, Society of Collegiate Scholars, Students for Life, RHA, Tiger Wild, Black Student Union, Christian Challenge, Pre-Med Club, Leadership Studies Association, VIP Student Ambassadors, Defensive Tactics, Tiger Claws, Pre-Physical Therapy Club, ATSO, Catholic Disciples, Distinguished Scholars Program, Alpha Lambda Delta, Criminal Justice Club, Association of Nursing Students.

Awards: Highest New Member GPA, Highest Active Member GPA, Athletics Greek Challenge Champion, Tre Giles: Diversity Ally.

Sigma Sigma Sigma: Involvement: Stripes for St. Jude, SGA, Circle K, Tiger Wishmakers, Mortar Board, Alpha Kappa Psi, Woman’s Leadership Project, Honor Society, NSCS, NSLS, Band, Hall Council, Encounter, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Society of Collegiate Scholars, Student Speech Language Hearing Association, Society of Leadership and Success, Political Science Club, Astronomy Club, Chemistry Club, Association for Radiologic Technology, Soccer, SPURS.

Awards: Not Reported


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