It’s All Greek to Me: The Language of Sororities and Recruitment

June 25, 2010

This article describes the terms used most frequently during sorority recruitment including people, groups, time frames, rules, statistics, and actions. A quick peruse will help familiarize you with some new (and sometimes odd) words and phrases you will likely be hearing more often.


Rockin’ Your Style During Sorority Recruitment

May 20, 2010

“Dressy casual.” “Business casual.” “Interview attire.” “Semi-formal.” All of these terms have been used to describe what potential new members should wear during sorority recruitment. Usually, these phrases only create MORE questions.  It’s enough to make your head spin! Your Panhellenic officers will provide you with guidance for each day of recruitment. If those guidelines […]

RUSH RIGHT Reveal Your Best YOU During Sorority Recruitment

Lauren McHugh Launches Student Affairs Career As Ambassador

April 26, 2010

(Tacoma, WA.) Lauren McHugh joins the Ambassador team with broad experience in Panhellenic management including Panhellenic President at the University of New Hampshire and current Panhellenic Council Co-Advisor at Ball State University.  Lauren also served her collegiate chapter of Alpha Xi Delta Women’s Fraternity as Panhellenic Delegate and Recruitment Assistant. Technorati Tags: alpha xi […]

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SureSister Ambassador Kristi Jensen Connects With College Students

April 13, 2010

(Tacoma, WA.) Kristi Jensen joins the Ambassador Team as a new graduate of the University of Oregon.  She has recently earned a bachelors degree in Political Science and Spanish with a minor in Business Administration, and intends to pursue graduate work in student affairs. Kristi served her collegiate chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma as […]


Proving Your Worth – in Sorority Recruitment and Beyond!

January 11, 2010

How do you persuade someone to appreciate your fabulousness? One of the strongest basic tenets of persuasive communications is evidence. Provide your listener with evidence of your thesis, position, or brand. When you meet sorority members during the recruitment process, will you flat out announce the three legs of your special brand? “Hi, my name […]


Alcohol and Hazing During Sorority Recruitment

October 12, 2009

Alcohol consumption and hazing during formal Panhellenic sorority recruitment are not activities that sorority members condone. The biggest hazing or drinking challenges you will face during sorority recruitment will be seeing through the haze of emotions and drinking too much of the gossip.

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Are Rush and Recruitment the same thing?

September 28, 2009

The term “rush” was coined around the turn of the 20th century when sorority and fraternity students would literally rush train platforms where new students arrived on campus for the school year. That was the beginning of the disorganized membership recruitment for the sororities and fraternities.  Technorati Tags: greek sorority, joining a sorority, panhellenic, sorority […]