Greek Week celebrates service, community at ߲ݴý

Greek Week celebrates service, community at ߲ݴý

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  • Students celebrate Greek Week at ߲ݴý.
    Students celebrate Greek Week at ߲ݴý.
  • Students celebrate Greek Week at ߲ݴý.
    Students celebrate Greek Week at ߲ݴý.

߲ݴý University is buzzing with excitement for Greek Week. It brings together members of fraternities and sororities for a week-long celebration of service, community spirit and recruitment. 

Lead, Serve, Belong is the motto of ߲ݴý’s Greek community and are guiding principles for Greek life. 

“Greek life at ߲ݴý is incredibly uplifting and supportive of each other,” says Grace Barton (’25), vice president of community development with the Panhellenic Council – the governing body for sororities. “Students are less identified by their individual chapter and more so by the entirety of Greek life, which I think is unique to our campus and a reason I wanted to join a house.” 

Barton says many Greek students are involved in other organizations or sports and also participate in philanthropy events. “We also serve through the work we do for our campus and community by making it a welcoming and inviting space for everyone, whether they are in Greek life or not.” 

Throughout the week, Greek students are engaging in a myriad of events, which show their dedication to service, leadership and community. Some activities include study nights, boat racing and a community service day.  

“While these events happen in one week, we live these principles out over the course of the school year,” says Braike Jones (’28), vice president of recruitment and membership development with the Interfraternity Council - the governing body for ߲ݴý fraternities. “There is a standard that we hold ourselves to.  We want to push every member to grow and build each other up so we can be the best students we can be.” 

Greek Week kicked off Monday, March 18 with a display of house banners and will conclude on March 25 with the annual lip sync competition.