It is that time of the year again! Themed The Greatest Show on Earth this year, Greek Week begins on Sunday, April 12 with a kick-off BBQ, Greek Games and an evening Mass. The entire week is packed with sporting events, philanthropy initiatives, a leadership speaker, an awards banquet, the infamous Greek Sing and more (please see full schedule of events below). Everyone is encouraged to attend anything and everything that the Greeks have going on. Continue reading
On Feb. 1, 2015, approximately 250 new members in the Greek community came together for our Greek 101 event. This is an event that is held every semester especially for the new members. Greek 101 is focused on introducing the new members to what it means to be Greek from the simplest things like where the office is located or how to find forms on CampusLink, to the most important things like how to identify hazing and how to report such incidences. Continue reading
It was another successful year for the sororities on campus! All eight chapters did an amazing job in recruiting wonderful new members to join their sisterhoods. Continue reading
Joining a sorority is a great way to get involved on campus, as well as meet many new people. Begin your experience by coming to the Union Ballroom on Jan. 8 at 9 p.m. for Meet the Sororities. There is no commitment obligation. This event is designed to allow all women the chance to meet the Greeks and see what each chapter is all about. Sorority recruitment orientation takes place on Jan. 12 at 9 p.m., and then recruitment will take place from Jan. 14-18. Continue reading
Interested in joining a fraternity at Duquesne? Come out and Meet the Greeks at our event on Jan. 15 at 9 p.m. in the Union Ballroom. You will have the chance to meet members of all 11 chapters, including Alpha Delta, Alpha Epsilon Pi, Alpha Phi Delta, Deta Chi, Gamma Phi Local, Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc., Phi Kappa Theta, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Nu, Sigma Tau Gamma and Tau Kappa Epsilon. Schedules for rush events can be picked up at the event. There is no commitment needed to attend the event.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kadeem Anderson, Interfraternity Council Recruitment Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Alcohol Awareness week 2014 was once again a week dedicated to sharing information about the risks associated with illegal and excessive alcohol use for Duquesne students of any age. The week included a variety of activities to illustrate to students how the illegal and/or excessive alcohol use can negatively impact them in legal, social, career, clinical, health, interpersonal and other ways. Various activities were planned to raise awareness in a fun and interactive way, to help students understand the “real vs. perceived” social norms of alcohol use in society and on campuses, and to provide strategies to reduce the risks and to learn refusal skills. Continue reading
It was a very exciting weekend for the Duquesne Greek community. Recently, we officially welcomed a new sorority chapter to our campus – Alpha Omicron Pi. Continue reading
It was almost a sweep. Brothers of the Alpha Phi Delta Fraternity have long been active and influential on Duquesne’s campus. This summer, their own national fraternity recognized their efforts. The Duquesne Brothers nearly swept all available awards at their national summer convention in Harrisburg, Aug.13-17. Continue reading
It is that time of the year, Carnival is almost here! An annual Duquesne tradition, Carnival is a charity event that has something for people of all ages to enjoy. Continue reading
The Greek community is hosting and participating in numerous philanthropic endeavors this year. Please see the list below and decide which activities you may be interested in taking part in. If you would like more information on any of these events or have any questions, please contact email@example.com.
Upcoming dates: Continue reading
On Sunday, March 16, 2014, the new officers of the Student Government Association, Residence Hall Association, Commuter Council, Student Government Senate, Duquesne Program Council, Class Councils, Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, Professional Fraternity Council, and the newly founded Black Greek Council were installed at the 11 a.m. Mass in the University Chapel. Continue reading
The aim of Greek Week is to support Greek unity between all Greek members of the Duquesne community. From March 30 to April 5, 2014, Greek Week will be supporting Best Buddies’ philanthropy of St. Anthony’s.
On Monday March 17, Duquesne’s Delta Zeta sorority held their annual Big Man On Campus Philanthropy event in the Student Union Ballroom. Representatives from all Greek organizations on campus were invited to participate in the event which the sisters of Delta Zeta describe as a “male beauty pageant.” The sisters donated all funds to the Speech and Hearing Clinic on Duquesne’s campus as, speech and hearing pathology is their designated Philanthropy. Continue reading
Sorority recruitment has come and gone, and we are more excited than ever to welcome 214 new members to our Panhellenic community! This year’s formal recruitment was beyond successful thanks to the Office of Greek Life, the Panhellenic Council and all of the amazing women who came out to join Greek Life. We look forward to adding even more new members to our community soon, through our men’s recruitment. If you are interested in Greek Life feel free to stop in the office, 315 Student Union, for more information.
It’s that time of year again, Greek Week! Greek Week is a tradition here at Duquesne, dating all the way back to the 1960’s on the Bluff. Our organizations look forward to this friendly competition each year, as they unite together to raise money for charity. During the week of March 30, 2014, numerous events will be taking place. All students, parents, staff and alum are welcome to come out for this great cause. Continue reading
Greeks Advocating for the Mature Management of Alcohol (GAMMA) and the brothers of Alpha Delta fraternity sponsored a Risk Management Round-table to discuss the risk, effects, and consequences related to alcohol and other drugs. Continue reading
Nov. 2, 2013 was the date of this year’s Carnival. All chapters in the social sororities and fraternities were represented and paired for performances with each other as well as representation from the professional fraternal organizations.
The 2013 winners were:
Best Overall Performance: Alpha Sigma Tau/Alpha Delta/Sigma Tau Gamma for Oz Revisited
Best Choreography: Alpha Sigma Tau/Alpha Delta/Sigma Tau Gamma
Best Actor: Chris Kriak of Phi Kappa Theta
Best Actress: Sophie White of Alpha Sigma Tau Continue reading
On Wednesday, April 17 the Center for Student Involvement and Office of Greek Life will be hosting the Student Organization Leadership and Service Awards and dinner held in the Union Ballroom at 6 p.m. At this ceremony, we will be recognizing the outstanding efforts of student leaders, student organizations, advisors and their events. In addition, students that have completed the SPIRIT Leaders Program will be acknowledged. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, several members of the Duquesne Greek Community will be attending a Leadership retreat here on campus. This retreat is catered to up-and-coming leaders and brand new chapter executive board members. The topics covered will be: leadership style, team building and leading teams, diversity and inclusive leadership, and leading with integrity/ethical leadership. The retreat is sure to be fantastic and educational! Continue reading
On Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, the Greek Community will be attending the women’s basketball game against Saint Joseph’s. Greek Life is thrilled to show their support for our basketball team and invites all Greeks, parents and alumni to attend the game with us as we cheer on our Dukes! Current Greek Life members will also have the opportunity to earn points towards Greek Week for their chapter!
The Order of Omega, a leadership honor society for members of Greek organizations, welcomed 13 new members at an Induction Ceremony on November 28, 2012. The following people were recognized for their outstanding leadership, service and academic achievement: Continue reading
Interested in joining a sorority at Duquesne? Sign up for Formal Sorority Recruitment, taking place the week of January 21, 2013. Each day, Thursday through Sunday morning, women will have a chance to visit the chapters and see what each sorority at Duquesne has to offer. By Sunday night, you will receive a Bid to join a chapter! Sign-ups are located Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the 3rd floor of the Union or you can sign-up online through Campus Link on the Office of Greek Life page. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Panhellenic VP and Director of Recruitment, Katelyn Barley, at email@example.com.
Congratulations to the 2012 Carnival Winners! Visit www.youtube.com/greeklifeduquesne to see footage of the shows!
- First Place Overall – “Fractured Fairytale” – Gamma Phi Beta and Sigma Alpha Epsilon
- Second Place – “Take A Chance” – Alpha Gamma Delta, Tau Kappa Epsilon, and Alpha Delta
- Third Place – “Bug’s Life” – Sigma Kappa, Sigma Tau Gamma, and Alpha Phi Delta
- Best Booth
- 1st – Fractured Fairytale – Gamma Phi Beta and Sigma Alpha Epsilon
- 2nd – Bug’s Life – Sigma Kappa, Sigma Tau Gamma, Alpha Phi Delta
- 3rd – Making Strides
- Service Award – Alpha Gamma Delta
- Costumes – Bugs Life – Sigma Kappa, Sigma Tau Gamma, Alpha Phi Delta
- Video – Take a Chance – Alpha Gamma Delta, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Alpha Delta
- Music – Blast From the Past – Delta Chi, Zeta Tau Alpha
- Scenery – Bugs Life – Sigma Kappa, Sigma Tau Gamma, Alpha Phi Delta
- Choreography – Show Must Go On – Sigma Nu, Alpha Sigma Tau, Alpha Epsilon Pi, Iota Phi Theta
- Script – Fractured Fairytale – Gamma Phi Beta, Sigma Alpha Epsilon
- Male Vocal – Jarred Adkins – Romeo
- Female Vocal – Grace Callahan – Miss Peacock
- Supporting Actor – Andy Morus – Tau Kappa Epsilon
- Supporting Actress – Kelly Anlas – Alpha Phi
- Best Actor – Flick – Joey Hornack
- Best Actress – Gretel – Valerie Fina
In early November, the brothers of the Sigma Nu Fraternity held their 7th Annual White Rose Ball. This is a philanthropy event benefiting the American Gold Star Mothers, which is an organization of women who have lost a child to the service of our country. This year $7,500 was raised, bringing the total donated to the mothers to $58,000.
The Duquesne chapter of the Delta Zeta sorority recently presented the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic with a $1,000 donation as part of its philanthropy efforts. Chapter members presented a check to Dr. Mikael D.Z. Kimelman, associate professor and chair of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology, on October 23.
This summer, several Fraternities and Sororities attended their annual or bi-annual conventions throughout the company! Below are some photos and info from the chapters that went to their conventions! Continue reading
Hazing Awareness Week included a Mass in the Duquesne Chapel sponsored by GAMMA on September 23 at 9 p.m., a Rita’s Sale in the PNC Atrium on September 25 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. to benefit Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, and a Greek trivia game and hazing panel involving Greeks and student athletes. Continue reading
The annual fall event, Meet the Greeks, was held Wednesday, September 12, 2012, in the Union Ballroom. Organized by the Panhellenic and Interfraternity councils, this event allowed both freshman and upperclassmen to get a glimpse of what Greek Life is all about at Duquesne. Each chapter was able to proudly display their awards and accolades to new students interested in Greek Life. Continue reading