Sorority Life Welcomes 50 New Members

The Fort Hays State University sorority community enjoyed another very successful recruitment this year, welcoming 50 new women into membership. Over 100 women expressed some level of interest in learning more about sorority life at FHSU. Women connected with the sorority community by registering or participating in one or more of the events held during the recruitment period from August 16-21. The three sororities on campus, Alpha Gamma Delta, Delta Zeta and Sigma Sigma Sigma continue to grow and make a significant impact on campus. This is the first formal recruitment since the return of Sigma Sigma Sigma last spring and it was a very exciting week for all three chapters.

During Sorority Recruitment, women participated in many activities including information sessions, a service night, chapter showcase night and preference dinners. Each chapter hosted events and personal discussions focused on service, sisterhood and chapter values.

Jacob Ternes, Coordinator of Student Involvement and Greek Life stated he is “very proud of the women who made this year’s sorority recruitment a success.” Ternes attributed the success of the recruitment week to the leadership of Anna Hand, Panhellenic Recruitment Chair, and the dedication of the Panhellenic officers and Recruitment Counselors. These women worked extremely hard to welcome new students to campus and to introduce potential new members to the community in order to help these young ladies find home away from home.

Sorority recruitment week is simply a kickoff for welcoming new members into these organizations; recruitment is an ongoing process and students are encouraged to meet members and learn more about these organizations throughout the year. Any student who is interested in learning more or joining these organizations should contact the Center for Student Involvement or complete an interest form online at FHSU Greek Life.

Sororities and fraternities at Fort Hays State University, first established on the Fort Hays campus in 1920, are committed to the advancement of five Community Pillars: Social, Academic, Empowerment, Leadership and Service. There are over 200 students involved in the fraternity and sorority community. Collectively these students raise over $10,000 for charity each year and complete over 5,000 hours of service.

For questions about Greek Life, please contact Jacob Ternes, Coordinator of Student Involvement and Greek Life at 785-628-4664 or jaternes@fhsu.edu.

 

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