Fraternity & Sorority Life
President and Council Leadership Retreat
In Spring 2013 the need to better educate and communicate new presidents and council officers became apparent. To assist with preparing our students to manage the success of our organizations the President and Council Leadership retreat was born. This retreat is held the weekend prior to school starting in the spring. Individuals attending not only meet their peers but learn leadership, event planning, strategic planning, risk reduction, and FSL mission and goals.
FSL New Member Orientation
The FSL New Member Orientation is a program which all members who join a fraternity or sorority attend each semester. This program collaborates with a multitude of offices across the IUPUI campus. The program educates new members on alcohol, drugs, sexual assault, and hazing. Attendees also learn the standards of being a member of a fraternity or sorority while also meeting fellow new members and fostering friendships.
Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values (AFLV)
The Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values exists to stimulate the growth and development of fraternity/sorority councils, chapters, and members by promoting leadership, educational, and values based experiences and resources for student leaders, their advisors, and the larger fraternal market. To date IUPUI has sent the largest delegation of students to the conference every February which is held in Indianapolis.
Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI)
The Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute® (UIFI®) is a five day institute that brings together fraternity men and sorority women from across North America to create opportunities to explore, define, and enhance their leadership skills, personal awareness, commitment to their fraternity or sorority, and grow to expect values based action from themselves and those they lead. At UIFI®, you will be given the skills to improve your own leadership abilities and positively affect your chapter, council, and community. IUPUI offers a set number of scholarships to the program each year.
Affiliated Faculty and staff
To continue to foster a collaborative effort on behalf of affiliated students, Fraternity and Sorority Life at IUPUI invites faculty and staff affiliated with Greek Letter Organizations to our spring luncheon on Monday, April 22, 2013 at 12 noon in CE 450C, to learn more about the exciting changes and developments of Fraternity & Sorority Life at IUPUI. This event will be a great opportunity to connect with individuals (faculty, staff and current students) throughout the university who are affiliated and learn about what's going on with the IUPUI Fraternity and Sorority community.
Alternative Break Program
In collaboration with the community Service Office, Fraternity and Sorority Life launched our first alternative break trip in March 2011 specifically for students affiliated fraternity and sorority students. The trip leaders are selected by the Fraternity and Sorority Life staff and trained by the Community Service Office and receive the Sam H. Jones Scholarship. Trip leaders work closely with the Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life on the selection of a site and the development of trip curriculum for before, during and after the trip.
Central Indiana Advisors Training
In Fall 2008, campus professional from Butler, IUPUI, Indiana University and Purdue along with representatives from the North-American Interfraternity Conference and The Leadership Institute began conversations about providing a centralized training opportunity for chapter advisors. After much discussion, the four universities along with DePauw decided to collaborate and provide the Central Indiana Fraternity and Sorority Advisors Training at IUPUI. The first training took place in August 2009 with over 70 participants representing all governing councils on each campuses. Since the initial success, the campus professionals from each institution annually evaluate and discuss the direction for the coming year and how to best support the volunteers that work with our collegiate members.
FSL End of the Year Reception change to Leadership Reception
The Leadership Reception is a partnership among multiple offices on campus to recognize students and organizations that have excelled this past year. The program is also known as the Leadership Award Reception. Students may apply in any category in hopes of taking home the gold in organization or individual categories.
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