The Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute® (UIFI®) is a five day institute that brings together fraternity men and sorority women from across North America to create opportunities to explore, define, and enhance their leadership skills, personal awareness, commitment to their fraternity or sorority, and grow to expect values based action from themselves and those they lead.
Founder Soror Edna Brown Coleman was born in Washington, D.C. Her father was a professor of religion at Howard so many of the first meetings of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. were held in her living room. She graduated in 1913 as Valedictorian and Class President. After graduation Edna Brown wed Frank Coleman, who was the co-founder of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Their relationship led to the term "Coleman Love" when describing a relationship between Deltas and Ques.
Another Successful Think Pink Week for Zeta Tau Alpha
The ultimate, new idea for Philanthropy day is to have an interactive board that would allow the PNMs to contribute to the creation of our understanding of what "Love is..." My idea is to have this large board visible for all to see and as the parties go on, more tags will fill up the board with words defining what "love is...".
50 objects that define Baltimore: Looming over the grave of Gen. Felix Agnus beginning in 1925, this haunting black figure patterned after Augustus St. Gaudens Grief spent some 40 years spooking visitors to Druid Ridge Cemetery in Pikesville. No grass was said to grow in its shadow. Pregnant women were said to miscarry if they wandered too near, and college fraternities delighted in forcing their pledges to spend a night in Aggies arms.
Dead ringer: A ringer is a horse substituted for another of similar appearance in order to defraud the bookies. This word originated in the US horse-racing fraternity at the end of the 19th century. The word is defined for us in a copy of the Manitoba Free Press from October 1882: "A horse that is taken through the country and trotted under a false name and pedigree is called a 'ringer.'"
Phi Beta Sigma Transgender Member Accepted Phi Beta Sigma Transgender Member Accepted Media Take Out reports that the African American fraternity Phi Beta Sigma is allowing a transgender to pledge for the first time ever. As expected some of the fraternity's members do not agree with the decision. The individual was born with female genitalia and is pledging a Graduate Chapter located in Washington D.C. Some members of the fraternity are attempting to start a campaign to block the person…
The wine fraternity, Barons of Barossa was founded in 1974 by a group of influential Barossa winemakers and this, their 2010 Shiraz blend, is elegance defined. Raspberry and cherry flavours show great length, a soft tannin finish and well-balanced oak. Will age gracefully up to ten years. For more information, visit: http://www.winesociety.com.au/product/25976
An oath is defined as making a promise or verbal commitment to something or someone. Many Christians who make oaths to Greek fraternities and sororities are unaware of the spiritual ties that they bind themselves with. What god are you pledging your allegiance to? Everything that was pagan, wicked, awful and ugly to God is now a fad.