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WHAT IS GREEK LIFE?


Fraternities and sororities provide an enriching student experience that helps individuals to grow and develop as young men and women who have leadership and social skills, who prioritize their academics and service to community.  Membership in a fraternity or sorority is life-long and provides connections long after graduation.  Membership experiences focus around the following pillars of fraternity/sorority life:

Friendship: The Greek Community allows for a home-away-from-home environment you can proudly come back to after graduation. Being part of the Greek Community is a chance to be a part of something greater than yourself. You will also gain lifelong friendships, memories, and a strong sense of belonging.

Leadership: The Greek Community offers endless opportunities for developing leadership skills in its members. Members hold positions within their chapter, ranging from chapter president to committee chair. Today, it takes more than a college degree to be successful. Employers want college graduates who have demonstrated leadership abilities and aren't afraid to get involved. The Greek Community is able to provide its members with these opportunities.

Philanthropy and Service: Greeks take pride in community service and philanthropy. Each chapter has a foundation or charity they sponsor through philanthropic events. Sororities and fraternities sponsor a multitude of activities each year to impact the local community and raise money.

Scholarship: Fraternities and sororities strive for high scholarship and developing academic excellence among their chapter members. Fraternities and sororities offer time management, study skills, and other programming to help members be successful in the classroom. The Greek Community traditionally maintains a higher G.P.A. than the all-University average.

Greek Life is a part of the Student Involvement and Leadership Department 

Mission: Student Involvement & Leadership fosters an innovative and collaborative environment, connecting knowledge, ideas, and experiences. Our programs and services engage the community and develop passionate leaders.

http://www.ecu.edu/cs-studentaffairs/sil/