Going Greek at LHU

By Brooke Kibler in News
September 15, 2011

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When people think of Greek life, they immediately think of Animal House with their wild parties. Many people do not realize that Greek life is not as insane. In Greek life students experience different ways to give back to the surrounding community, and students make tons of new friends who will become family. There are plenty of leadership opportunities, great networking from alumni as well as scholarship opportunities. Open recruitment starts September 19th at 7:45 am! Keep your eyes open for the right fit for you. Greek Organizations are open to all interested students however, first semester freshmen, or student who have earned less that 12 credit hours are ineligible to pledge or associate.

What’s Greek at LHU?:

If you are curious about what Greek life is come out and see for yourself. The members of LHU fraternities and sororities will be around campus at the below locations. Check us out!

  • Thursday, September 15th: 7 pm Russell, 8 pm Campus village
  • Thursday, September 22th: 7 pm Student Rec Center, wally ball, dodgeball & basketball, 8 pm Open Rec with resident halls RA’s & Greeks

Zeta Tau Alpha: (sorority) Founded in 1968. Zeta Tau Alpha’s philanthropy is Breast Cancer Education & Awareness.

Recruitment time slots:

  • Sept 19: 6 pm “Think Pink” with ZTA cupcake bar in Akeley room 217
  • Sept 20: 7 pm “Zeta Tye Alpha” tye-dying on the Thomas Field House Lawn (Bring white clothes to dye)
  • Sept 21: 8 pm “Test Your Knowledge with ZTA” Trivia Games in Akeley room 217
  • Sept 22: 5 pm “Join ZTA and See What You Can Win” Minute to win it games in Akeley room 217
  • Sept 23: 6 pm “Fun in the Sun with Zeta Tau Alpha” Lawn games on Russell lawn
  • Sept 24: Be in Akeley parking lot by 2:30 “Get to the Next with the Best” Join Zeta Tau Alpha to support LHU’s football by going to the game
  • Sept 26: 7 pm “Zeta Spa Alpha” Spa night in Akeley room 217

Alpha Sigma Tau: (sorority) Founded in 1899. Alpha Sigma Tau’s national philanthropy is Pine Mountain Settlement School, official service project is Habitat for Humanity, and their local philanthropy is the Clinton County Women’s Shelter.

Recruitment time slots:

  • Sept 19: 5 pm “Mocktail Monday” in Pub room 3
  • Sept 20: 6 pm “Tie Dye Tuesday” Evergreen apt 136
  • Sept 21:7 pm “Wii Wednesday” High hall
  • Sept 22: 8 pm “Gold Standard” Raub room 206
  • Sept 23: 5 pm “Fiesta Friday” 125 North Fairview
  • Sept 25: 1 pm “Sunday Funday” Evergreen club house
  • Sept 26: 6 pm “Just Do It” Raub room 206

Rides will be available 15 minutes prior to each event in front of McEntire, Bentley, and Evergreen Club House.

Sigma Kappa: (sorority) Founded in 1899. Sigma Kappa supports a number of philanthropies. Most notable is Gerontology (study of aging), with a focus on Alzheimer’s disease research and programs directed at improving the lives of older citizens; Inherit the Earth; Maine Seacoast Mission.

Recruitment time slots:

  • Sept 19: 7 pm “Nothing’s Sweeter than Sigma Kappa” decorate your own cupcake and get to know the girls of Sigma Kappa. 34 N. Highland St. – pick up at dorms
  • Sept 20: 8 pm “Sigma Kappa is to ‘Dye’ for” Bring something white to tie-dye! 126 N. Fairview St. – pick up at dorms
  • Sept 21: 5 pm “Aloha! Sigma Kappa” Dress is something Hawaiian and come ready for a luau. Location TBA
  • Sept 22: 6 pm “Cabs are here!” Come dressed as your favorite Jersey Shore member and get ready for some fist pumping fun! Pub room 2
  • Sept 23: 7 pm “Friday Night Football” Come dressed in your favorite sports team apparel and be ready to BBQ! Himes Tent (on the corner across from Library)
  • Sept 24: 8 pm “Get S’mores of Sigma Kappa” Come on over for a campfire, s’mores, and Sigma Kappa girls. 126 N. Fairview- pick up at dorms
  • Sept 25: 3 pm “Sigma Kappacino” Come relax and enjoy some ice coffee, ice mochas, and more Starbucks favorites. 34 N. Highland St. – pick up at dorms
  • Sept 26: 8 pm “Cuddle Up with Sigma Kappa” Wear your favorite PJs and come watch a girly movie and paint nails. Evergreen TV Lounge- pick up at dorms

Sigma Sigma Sigma: (sorority) Founded in 1898. Sigma Sigma Sigma’s philanthropy is called the Robbie Page Memorial Fund. This fund provides play therapy for terminally ill children.

Recruitment time slots:

  • Sept 19: 8 pm “70’s Night! TYE DYE NIGHT!” BYOS (Bring Your Own Shirt!) We’ll be tie dying and bringin’ back flower power! 155 N. Fairview
  • Sept 20: 5 pm “90’s Night! Gotta love the 90’s baby!”  90’s Trivial Pursuit with the sisters! We all remember those crazy TV shows, boy bands, and everything else 90’s. 115 1st street
  • Sept 21: 6 pm “Kick back and relax with TriSigma!” Come hangout and relax with us! Eat some s’mores and have some fun! Who doesn’t deserve a break already?! 155 N. Fairview
  • Sept 22: 7 pm “Our Priceless Present!” We’ll explain what TriSigma really is and all about our Philanthropy! Because we serve terminally ill children we’ll be making cards to send them! Robinson 318
  • Sept 23: 8 pm “YOUR Future in Sigma Sigma Sigma!” Look into your future with our fortune telling night! Food, fortunes, friends, and fun with the sisters! 115 1st Street
  • Sept 24: Meet in Rec Parking Lot by 9:45 am “Adopt-a-highway” Highways cleanup with the Sigma sisters!
  • Sept 26: 5 pm “Annual MOCKTAILS Party!”  Dress to impress for our annual mocktail party! PUB MPR Room

Need a ride? Rides will be given 15 minutes before each event from Smith, McEntire, and Evergreen!

Kappa Delta Rho: (Fraternity) Founded in 1905. Kappa Delta Rho is dedicated to the continuing development of its members through: leadership, fellowship, scholarship, service, and tradition.

Recruitment schedules:

  • Sept 16: 7 pm “Comedian/ Movie” (Price Aud.)
  • Sept 18: 7 pm “NFL football” (220 W. Main St.)
  • Sept 19: 7 pm “Stogies & Hoagies” (220 W. Main St.)
  • Sept 20: 5 pm “Basketball” (SRC)
  • Sept 21: 7 pm “Cards” (220 W. Main St.)
  • Sept 23: 7 pm “Comedian/ Movie” (Price Aud.)

Alpha Chi Rho: (Fraternity) Founded in 1895. Alpha Chi Rho is a National, men’s collegiate fraternity whose purpose is to enhance the lifelong intellectual, moral, and social development of our members through the guidance our landmarks.

Recruitment time slots:

  •  Sept 13: 6 pm “Dinner” (Bentley)
  • Sept 14: 6 pm “Rock Climbing” (SRC)
  • Sept 21: 6 pm “Basketball” (SRC)
  • Sept 24: 2 pm “Flag Football” (Across the bridge)
  • Sept 25: 7 pm “Monday Night Football” (The House)
  • Sept 28: 6 pm “Game Night” (PUB game room)

Phi Mu Delta: (Fraternity) Founded nationally in 1918. These men are on a mission, a mission to provide a positive fraternity experience for today’s college man, encouraging high personal standards, morally, mentally, and spiritually, and, to help its members live the ideals of our founders: democracy, brotherhood, and service.

Recruitment time slots: All events have passed. Please contact THowell@lhup.edu if you are currently interested in this fraternity.

Other fraternities on campus include:  Alpha Sigma Phi, Phi Beta Sigma, and Pi Lambda Phi.

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