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Greek Life Today is on a mission to elevate the fraternity and sorority community by sharing inspiring stories from chapters across North America. Join host Jon Moore as he learns what high-performing fraternities and sororities are doing in the areas of philanthropy & community service, social life, alumni relations, recruitment, risk management and more, and learn how you can bring these best practices to your college or university. It's time for a new generation of Greek Life leaders to step forward; are you ready to carry the torch?

Greek Life Today is on a mission to elevate the fraternity and sorority community by sharing inspiring stories from chapters across North America. Join host Jon Moore as he learns what high-performing fraternities and sororities are doing in the areas of philanthropy & community service, social life, alumni relations, recruitment, risk management and more, and learn how you can bring these best practices to your college or university. It's time for a new generation of Greek Life leaders to step forward; are you ready to carry the torch?
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Greek Life Today is on a mission to elevate the fraternity and sorority community by sharing inspiring stories from chapters across North America. Join host Jon Moore as he learns what high-performing fraternities and sororities are doing in the areas of philanthropy & community service, social life, alumni relations, recruitment, risk management and more, and learn how you can bring these best practices to your college or university. It's time for a new generation of Greek Life leaders to step forward; are you ready to carry the torch?

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Episodes

GLT 016: Examining free speech in Greek Life

7/31/2018
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Over the last few months, I’ve seen instances of fraternities and sororities getting in trouble for things related to free speech on college campuses. While I certainly would never encourage some of the behavior that has been called into question, I have continued to wonder about what kind of protections the first amendment provides these ... Read moreFree speech on college campuses: What fraternity and sorority leaders need to know The post Free speech on college campuses: What...

Duration:00:33:35

GLT 015: Meet Amber Mariano of Gamma Phi Beta, Florida's Youngest Elected Representative

4/3/2018
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At age 6, Amber Mariano knew what she wanted to do with her life: Become president of the United States. In November of 2016, just days after her 21st birthday, she took a great step in that direction when she became the youngest person EVER elected to the Florida House of Representatives. As a sister ... Read moreHow Amber Mariano of Gamma Phi Beta became Florida’s Youngest Elected Representative The post How Amber Mariano of Gamma Phi Beta became Florida’s Youngest Elected...

Duration:00:34:29

GLT 014: Michigan sorority women band together to heal & prevent sexual assault

3/27/2018
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The fall of 2014 changed everything for two University of Michigan sorority women. One was sexually assaulted and the other had a dear friend disclose their sexual assault to her. Although they didn’t know it at the time, their paths would eventually intersect as they searched for a way to make things better for themselves ... Read moreMichigan sorority women band together to heal & prevent sexual assault The post Michigan sorority women band together to heal & prevent sexual assault...

Duration:00:32:14

GLT 013: Can you "moneyball" fraternity and sorority life?

3/20/2018
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In 2003, Michael Lewis published the book Moneyball, which detailed the efforts of the Oakland Athletics to quantify the game of baseball and eradicate unsubstantiated narratives. In the 15 years since its release, baseball and the world of sports have been revolutionized. Which begs the question: is it possible to moneyball fraternity and sorority life? ... Read moreCan you moneyball fraternity and sorority life? The post Can you moneyball fraternity and sorority life? appeared first on...

Duration:00:59:28

GLT 012: The Tale of Mr. Giver

2/27/2018
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The Tale of Mr. Giver is a story I shared at a recent leadership conference. It’s about a family that leaves the busy city in search of a better life. Along the way, Mr. Giver encounters a few people who help shape his worldview. This episode isn’t exactly about Greek Life, but I think it ... Read moreThe Tale of Mr. Giver The post The Tale of Mr. Giver appeared first on Greek Life Today.

Duration:00:17:22

GLT 011: Protecting female spaces #HearHerHarvard

2/13/2018
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On May 6th, 2016, Harvard President Drew Faust announced a controversial policy restricting the opportunities available to members of single-gender organizations. In response, hundreds of undergraduate women took to Harvard Yard to express their concern, unified by the rallying cry of Hear Her Harvard. And with that, a movement was born. To understand the origins of ... Read moreProtecting female spaces: The story of Hear Her Harvard The post Protecting female spaces: The story of Hear...

Duration:00:31:28

GLT 010: Sorority women in STEM fields

2/6/2018
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In 2014, US News and World Report estimated that only 13 percent of all undergraduate degrees earned by women were in science, technology, engineering and math. Looking at Greek Life, sorority women in STEM are even less common. With this as a backdrop, you can hopefully understand why this tweet caught my attention. “Together we ... Read moreMeet 3 Inspiring Sorority Women in STEM Fields The post Meet 3 Inspiring Sorority Women in STEM Fields appeared first on Greek Life Today.

Duration:00:33:59

GLT 009: Recolonizing a fraternity with Chi Psi at Ole Miss

1/23/2018
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In May of 2007, things came to a head for Chi Psi at Ole Miss. “It wasn’t one thing, or one event… it was a long, gradual decline in being a fraternity.” The alumni, in partnership with the university and the fraternity’s central office, decided it was time to close. This episode covers a decade ... Read moreInside a fraternity recolonization: Chi Psi at Ole Miss The post Inside a fraternity recolonization: Chi Psi at Ole Miss appeared first on Greek Life Today.

Duration:00:35:59

GLT 008: Feeding starving children with Alpha Tau Omega at Illinois

1/16/2018
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Every day, an estimated 6,200 children around the world die from hunger-related illnesses. In a country like the United States, where we have so much food, it’s hard to imagine how this is possible. Since 2016, Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at the University of Illinois has been doing their part to address this crisis through their ... Read moreFeeding starving kids with Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at Illinois The post Feeding starving kids with Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at Illinois appeared...

Duration:00:32:26

GLT 007: Volunteering abroad with Pi Kappa Alpha at Cincinnati

1/9/2018
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For more than a decade, Pi Kappa Alpha at the University of Cincinnati has conducted an international mission trip. Through this program, brothers have visited places like Peru and Nepal while performing manual labor for local communities in need. In this episode, we learn about why the trip is so important to the chapter, and we relive the ... Read moreVolunteering abroad with Pi Kappa Alpha at the University of Cincinnati The post Volunteering abroad with Pi Kappa Alpha at the...

Duration:00:31:20

GLT 006: Tweeting for St. Jude with Tri Delta at Washington State

1/2/2018
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Danni Messina wanted to find an alternative way to join her Tri Delta sisters in supporting St. Jude. Because of some extenuating family circumstances, she wasn’t going to participate in her chapter’s fall philanthropy. Instead, she decided to send out a tweet that would alter the course of her life. this time of year is ... Read moreTri Delta sister raises $190,000 for St. Jude after tweet goes viral The post Tri Delta sister raises $190,000 for St. Jude after tweet goes viral appeared...

Duration:00:30:25

GLT 005: Walking 128.3 miles for charity with Alpha Tau Omega at Troy University

12/19/2017
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Walk Hard, the philanthropic journey from Alpha Tau Omega, started in the spring of 2009 with a simple idea: “Let’s walk until we can’t walk anymore.” It’s been eight years since three young men set out to walk the 128.3 miles from Troy, Alabama to Panama City Beach, Florida. In that time, the chapter has ... Read moreAlpha Tau Omega at Troy walks 128.3 miles for wounded veterans The post Alpha Tau Omega at Troy walks 128.3 miles for wounded veterans appeared first on Greek Life Today.

Duration:00:32:08

GLT 004: Alpha Sigma Phi at BGSU supports grieving families

12/12/2017
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“You are braver than you know!” That’s what Kelly Gerken, founder of Sufficient Grace Ministries, often tells the young men of Alpha Sigma Phi at Bowling Green State University. Since 2013, the odd couple — a fraternity and a ministry — have paired up every December to raise money and awareness for families suffering perinatal ... Read moreAlpha Sigma Phi at BGSU comforts grieving families The post Alpha Sigma Phi at BGSU comforts grieving families appeared first on Greek Life Today.

Duration:00:26:25

GLT 003: Alpha Lambda Mu becomes America's first Muslim-interest fraternity

12/5/2017
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In the fall of 2012, Ali Mahmoud received some disappointing news from his friend, Omar. Omar was going to join a fraternity, which Ali thought would compromise his Muslim values. But what other choice did he have? It’s not like there was a Muslim-interest fraternity he could join. And just like that, the idea for Alpha ... Read more The post Alpha Lambda Mu: The story of America’s first Muslim-interest fraternity appeared first on Greek Life Today.

Duration:00:29:59

GLT 002: Curbing drunk driving with Pi Beta Phi at Toledo

11/28/2017
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In 1996, a Pi Beta Phi sister at the University of Toledo was killed in a drunk driving accident. Her name was Katie Hoben, and the drunk driver was a fellow UT student. In her honor, and with the goal of preventing more fatal accidents, the sisters created Mocktails / Mock Trial. The program is a ... Read more The post Pi Beta Phi at Toledo aims to curb drunk driving appeared first on Greek Life Today.

Duration:00:28:13

GLT 001: Raising $579,000 for ALS research with Sigma Alpha Epsilon at Carnegie Mellon

11/19/2017
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In the spring of 2014, long-time Sigma Alpha Epsilon advisor Bob Dax was diagnosed with ALS. Devastated by the news, the Brothers dedicated their 2014 philanthropy, Donut Dash, to Bob and set their sights on raising $100,000 for ALS research that year. This is the story of how they reached that goal and, ultimately, raised ... Read more The post Sigma Alpha Epsilon at Carnegie Mellon raised $579,000 for ALS research appeared first on Greek Life Today.

Duration:00:30:56

Introduction to Greek Life Today

11/18/2017
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The Greek Life Today podcast is officially ready for launch! In this introductory episode, I share the mission of this project and my journey to launching it. In short, I believe that fraternities and sororities have massive potential to transform college students into leaders, and solve problems in our communities. That said, I think they ... Read more The post Introduction to Greek Life Today appeared first on Greek Life Today.

Duration:00:05:59