STATUS OF GREEK LIFE AT PENN STATE

STATUS OF GREEK LIFE AT PENN STATEThe following assessment was developed from on-line sources and input from, and interviews with, individuals closely involved with Greek life at Penn State.

There are 43 fraternities (3 Co-ed), with 36 in the Inter-Fraternity Council and 27 sororities consisting of 12% of the undergraduate student body. The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life (OFSL) has 11 staff positions in OFSL with two posted vacancies; the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Compliance (OFSC) has eight positions. OFSL has implemented many new programs including mandatory pre- and post- recruitment training in alcohol abuse, hazing, sexual assault, bystander intervention, mental health and good citizenship. OFSL conducts mandatory new member (i.e., pledge) program reviews with 68 evaluated in fall 2018. Optional training, open to the public, is also offered. OFSL will sponsor a four-hour workshop on April 28 for Alumni House Corporation members and advisors.  

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Blue White Game, Saturday, April 13

Blue White Game, Saturday, April 13 Stop by Saturday but please excuse the dust...and lack of bathrooms and running water

Since The Ranch is in a state of full demolition, there are no bathroom facilities and the water is shut off (except for the fire sprinklers).  So we will NOT have the "Alumni Open House" of food end beverages as planned.  However if you're in the area, Alumni are welcome to stop by and see The Ranch.  Somebody from the Board be there at 11 am and throughout the afternoon during the game.

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The Ranch Renovations

The Ranch RenovationsConstruction Begins on the Chapter House

As many of you already know, The Ranch is undergoing a transformation of sorts in order to update some of the seriously outdated infrastructure as well as to accommodate the Phi Sigma Sigma sorority for the next three years.  Just last week, State College Borough issued the construction permits and the construction crew is now in the process of demolishing the Brothers head as well as the first floor restroom (see pictures)...

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