Thursday, May 9, 2013

University of New Orleans Gives Out Greek Awards

The University of New Orleans celebrated Greek Life this spring bestowing honors on members of its fifteen fraternities and sororities, as well as chapters, who exemplified outstanding scholarship, character and leadership.

Greek Life is an important and growing part of campus life, said Dale O'Neill, coordinator of student involvement and leadership programs. Members are required to belong to other student organizations and attain certain GPAs. Each fraternity and sorority also chooses an organization to sponsor as its "philanthropy," increasing charitable efforts and volunteerism on campus.

The Greek Awards ceremony was held Wednesday, April 24 in the University Center ballroom. The following awards were presented:

Excellence in Scholarship Awards

Delta Sigma Theta, 3.37 cumulative GPA

Theta Xi, 2.9 cumulative GPA.

Greek Scholar

Alpha Xi Delta, Jessica Hogan

Greek Scholar

Theta Xi, Jordan Fontenot

Excellence in Programming

Alpha Phi Alpha

Outstanding New Member

Hannah Marcotte, Alpha Xi Delta

Outstanding New Member

Kyle Burgan, Lambda Chi Alpha

Excellence in Community Service/Philanthropy

Delta Zeta

Excellence in Community Service/Philanthropy

Kappa Sigma

Chapter Progress Award

Delta Zeta

Chapter Progress Award

Kappa Sigma

Outstanding Chapter President

Kelsey Jane Matthews, Alpha Xi Delta

Outstanding President

Drake Glatter, Theta Xi

Greek Woman of the Year

Ashley Fusilier, Sigma Kappa

Greek Man of the Year

Brandan Bonds, Lambda Chi Alpha

Outstanding Chapter Award

Delta Zeta

Outstanding Chapter Award

Alpha Phi Alpha

 
 
 
Winners of Greek Week

Team Pixar: Alpha Xi Delta, Phi Beta Sigma, Sigma Gamma Rho, Kappa Sigma, and Theta Xi

This team won first place in the following competitions: banner making, trivia, pie eating, karaoke and overall participation.