Outside of crossing the burning sands, joining a grad chapter could be the second most important decision you could make in regards to showing your commitment to your Black Greek Fraternity or Sorority. But, like with choosing an undergrad chapter, you can’t join any chapter all willy nilly.
There is nothing more energizing than seeing a fraternity or sorority release their Neos out onto the yard. Their energy is dangerously compelling. Their affinity to everything with Greek Life letters is hilariously astounding. But is their commitment to the cause as profound and deep as it needs to be? You won’t know until they ask these three questions:
In case you missed it, Watch the Yard WENT IN this past weekend on Twitter. In a sea of intriguing trends, this one is the mother of all online Greek conversations. For a good hour, WTY had its Twitter trigga fingers ready with comments concerning Greek organizations, their purpose and the roles they play in today’s campus and community efforts. Truth spewed out of each tweet so fast, you could have hosted a Twitter sermon and every retweet would have been a “PREACH”.
LADIES! Soooooooooooo if you’re anything like me, you might have felt frustrated when you go to sorority conferences, Greek picnics, and online greek life boutiques to look for dope paraphernalia only to find pieces that are boring, uninspiring or plain ol….well….ugly. OR you have BOOKOOS of random Greek stuff you can’t use much less match with anything in your house. And the things you DO love, you only use them once or twice a year – IF you go to a Sorority or Fraternity function. I know I’m not the only one, chil’.
As you guys know, I started DP Taught Me as a way to talk about Greek Fraternal and Sororal leadership in a way that is productive, innovative and relatable. Yall also know if I’m talkin about it, I’m being about it. I made it a point to include workshops as a part of blogging platform to help undergraduate Greek organizations develop into the amazing student leaders I know they could be. So, I wanted to give you guys a sneak peak of what that looks like!
So unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 48 hours (which is okay if you were), I’m pretty sure you know by now that Queen Bey released her new video and song “Formation“. She also turned out the 50th Superbowl Halftime Show with a grand gesture as she payed homage to Michael Jackson and the 50th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party started by Sigma Fraters Huey P Newton and Bobby Seale. Continue reading
As NPHC members, we all know what excuses are. It’s embedded in our brains from now into eternity. With that being said, that means there are no excuses when it comes to our lack of leadership development. Here are 4 simple mentorship tools your chapter can use to make you a more efficient, compatible and impactful organization.