February 17, 2016
Syracuse University student Alex Purdy quit her sorority. And then she exposed it in a passionate video, detailing real-world examples of “mean-girl” behavior inside a private, secretive, sisterhood. As a proud sorority alumna and sorority membership advocate for more than two decades, I have to applaud her. And here is why. Purdy successfully accomplished what few others have. You see, […]
April 19, 2015
If you are a first generation college student or if your parents were not in a sorority or fraternity, they may be wondering how the sorority recruitment process works. Even if a parent was in a sorority or fraternity, he or she may be wondering how “rush” has changed – besides just the name. These tips will help you talk with your parents about the idea of recruitment and sorority life.
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December 6, 2011
Our Ambassador Mary Kate Lobough recently attended the Annual Meeting of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors (AFA). Although SureSister staff members did not deliver an educational session this year, we are happy to provide you with this update written by Mary Kate. Technorati Tags: AFA, Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors, college orientation, freshman advice, gamma […]
June 6, 2011
Like most new high school graduates, I was excited to matriculate at Eastern Illinois University in peaceful Charleston, Illinois. But in June 2001, tragedy struck the EIU campus. The murder of Shannon McNamara, a promising student and member of Alpha Phi, stunned the Charleston, Illinois community. Technorati Tags: alpha phi, charleston, eastern illinois university, erin […]
May 31, 2011
Here are five day-to-day examples of ways you can practice your conversation skills before sorority recruitment without taking away from your jam packed summer schedule.
May 23, 2011
As you plan for your arrival on campus, who can you befriend to help you plan? Alumnae are women who are no longer active collegiate sorority members, and you can bet they will become life-changing mentors and friends for you. This article explains what Panhellenic alumnae are, both in terms of individuals and organizations, and how they can help you.
May 2, 2011
As summer vacation is weeks or even just days away now, you are probably envisioning yourself with tons of free time, catching up on your reading. We are here to help! Check our staff recommendations of almost a dozen great books.
March 28, 2011
Admittedly, many of the emails we receive are from prospective sorority members seeking advice on preparation for recruitment. However, the majorityof our emails are from women who went into recruitment with the highest hopes… and were left heartbroken after being dismissed by all chapters. While “dismissed” is not the approved or technically correct term for […]
February 28, 2011
Here are three common concerns that stop women from signing up for sorority recruitment – and tips to help you get through any misconceptions that might prevent you from enjoying a rewarding collegiate sorority experience.
February 21, 2011
These are fictional campuses, but they are largely composites of real campuses as described by real collegiate Panhellenic leaders. Did you see how your campus might achieve a new level of success by making small changes to your recruitment counselor program?