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5 Things to Remember in your First Few Months Being Back on Campus!

Published on: September 16, 2014

By David Merrill (Zeta Pi- Florida Gulf Coast University ’08) 1)      The propensity to drink with brothers after a long summer away from each other. You’ve been gone from your chapter brothers for a few months now and everyone has just got back to campus. In doing so, the likelihood to consume alcoholic beverages with them…

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Springtime, formal time.

Published on: April 2, 2014

by Jesse S. Lyons, Director of Communciations Its springtime and with the change in seasons comes the interest in hosting a formal or special social event. A few reminders: 1. Decorations, outfits, and theme You may wear period costumes as your outfits for a formal. However, under no circumstances may you wear confederate uniforms or…

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Recruiting with Character

Published on: March 19, 2013

Four essential points to ensure long-term chapter success. by E. Preston Prichett III (Nu – Auburn ’10), Associate Director for Chapter Services Do you have the desire to recruit strong members who already represent the values we believe in as KAs? Then its important to make an immediate distinction, now, between “front line go-getters” and…

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Just how do I hold someone accountable? 

Published on: March 19, 2013

Accountability begins with #1 (and the Number I) by Dave Westol, CEO of Limberlost Consulting, Inc. Perhaps the biggest challenge chapter leaders face is accountability and specifically holding others accountable.  As I visit campuses and conduct consulting sessions with chapter leaders I am rarely surprised by the range of issues that they want to discuss…but…

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Risk Management: Not Just a One Man Show

Published on: October 22, 2012

Risk Management: Not Just a One Man Show By: Stuart F. Whetsell, Director of Chapter Services Often times when visiting chapters, our ADCS staff will ask a chapter officer, “Who is responsible for managing the risk of the chapter?” The answer is often the same: The Number I – Chapter President While this may be…

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The Hat Stops Here

Published on: October 22, 2012

The Hat Stops Here Why to Avoid Common Source Alcohol By: Joel Buck, Associate Director for Chapter Development From year to year, horror stories from college campuses around the nation about alcohol poisoning, mistreatment of alcohol and very unfortunately, alcohol related deaths tend to be too common of an occurrence. How can we as fraternity…

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