Fraternity & Sorority News

Kappa Sigma chapter raises more than $22,000 for Movember Foundation

This is the sixth year in a row that the Elon chapter of the fraternity has raised more than $10,000 for the campaign, which focuses on addressing health issues faced by men. 

Sam Olson '20 awarded Kappa Sigma Alumni Scholarship

The $4,500 award recognizes a member of the fraternity who demonstrates excellence in academics, campus involvement and fraternity leadership. 

Elon senior reconnects with fraternity's founding principles in 'quest' to Greece

Josh Cadorette '19 participated in Sigma Phi Epsilon's Tragos Quest to Greece with other members from around the country to explore the foundations of the fraternity. 

Elon’s Habitat for Humanity Chapter and Interfraternity Council partner for inaugural ‘Stud-a-Thon’ fundraiser 

Students from each fraternity and the Habitat for Humanity chapter joined forces to raise over $3,000 to support the construction of the 27th house sponsored by Elon’s campus Habitat chapter.

Fraternity and Sorority Life food drive collects more than 4,400 pounds in one hour 

Fraternity & Sorority Life partnered with Campus Kitchen to host a food drive at College Coffee that collected food for local community partners Allied Churches and Salvation Army to serve those suffering from food insecurity in Alamance County.

Kappa Sigma fraternity raises nearly $16K for Movember Foundation

The foundation encourages men to go without shaving during November to raise money for men's health issues. 

Kappa Sigma Fraternity honors Elon Trustee Dr. William Herbert '68

Dr. Herbert was awarded the fraternity's William E. Gortney Distinguished Alumnus Award for 2016.

Student organization raises $30,000 for Alzheimer's research

Elon University’s Sigma Kappa chapter raised more than $30,000 at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Burlington on Sept. 26.  The Sigma Kappa team walked alongside other teams from Alamance County in total raising $73,003.45.

National Hazing Prevention Week is Sept. 19-23

Elon's Hazing Coalition offers activities and events to bring attention to the problem of hazing during National Hazing Prevention Week.

Sigma Phi Epsilon awarded for Organization of the Year

The North Carolina Mu chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon at Elon University was honored with the Student Organization of the Year Award during the 21st annual Organization Awards and Inauguration Ceremony.

Sigma Phi Epsilon honored for member development

North Carolina’s Mu chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon received the Donald C. McCleary Excellence in Member Development Award this month in Atlanta at the national fraternity’s annual Carlson Leadership Academy.

Students bring Salvation Army kettle bells to campus

Led by Elon University sophomore Annie Segal, students volunteering for the Salvation Army collected more than $100 this fall while also gathering gifts through the nonprofit's Angel Tree and Stocking Stuffers programs. 

'Movember' anything but a hairy proposition

Several Elon University student and staff organizations are taking part in a "No-Shave November" to raise money and awareness for addressing health issues that affect men.

Campus partners organize food drives

September 21-25 is National Hazing Prevention Week
Elon's Hazing Coalition offers activities and events to bring attention to the problem of hazing during National Hazing Prevention Week.


The miracle of Gabriela Rosales

Five months after a horrific traffic accident near the Center for the Arts, Gabriela Rosales returned to Elon University on Aug. 14, 2015, to visit with a campus community whose outpouring of support has lifted her spirits during her ongoing recovery.

'Don't Trash It!' effort benefits community partners

An annual campaign coordinated by the Office of Sustainability diverted thousands of usable furnishings and food from landfills this spring and into the coffers of regional charities that help people in need.

Elon students selected for 2015 Scripps Howard internship program

Danielle Deavens '16 and Connor DelPrete '16 will earn summer grants and scholarships.

Elon student Wins Global Service Initiative Scholarship 

Kristopher Jiles '15 named College Brother of the Year in North Carolina

College Brother of the Year is an award program with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. that exists at the district (state), regional and national levels.

Kappa Sigma alumni group honors two members for service and dedication

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Students bring 'Hands Up, Don’t Shoot' movement to campus

Elon University’s chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. organized students, faculty and staff Tuesday for a group portrait at College Coffee to raise awareness of police shootings and controversial law enforcement practices across the United States.

Trick  or Treat on Greek Street

Join Elon Greeks as they invite Burlington and Alamance county families out for Halloween fun, including games, spooky treat and a costume contest.

'Don't Trash It!' effort benefits community agencies

Led by the Office of Sustainability, a May program designed to keep clean and working items out of landfills as students leave campus helped local charities like Goodwill and Habitat for Humanity.

Six seniors receive Fulbright awards

The Class of 2014 is sending more scholars overseas next year with Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grants than any previous class in Elon University history.

'Don’t Trash It!' donation campaign runs May 14-25

Own a couch or desk or clothes you can't seem to sell on E-net? Instead of tossing them into the nearest Dumpsters this spring when heading away from campus, consider donating usable items to local charities that assist the needy of Alamance County.

Sororities collect canned food in Greek Week drive

Donations from the Panhellenic Council benefited Allied Churches of Alamance County and were distributed with help from Campus Kitchen at Elon University.

SCF Hitter's Club

Come by South Campus and hit the driving range

Trick-or-treating draws local families to campus

Events in the Station at Mill Point neighborhood and the Loy Center neighborhood for Greek Life fostered a sense of community between Elon University students and families who live in the Burlington area.

Phi Beta Sigma formal interest meeting

This meeting gives an aspirant more information on how to become a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

Sigma Phi Epsilon awarded national recognition

At the 53rd Grand Chapter Conclave in Texas, Elon's SigEp chapter was awarded the highest recognition any chapter can receive.

Sorority sisters volunteer in Indian orphanage over Spring Break

Three students from Sigma Sigma Sigma mentored and befriended children of prostitutes dead or dying from HIV/AIDS in a rural village.

Elon's chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi recognized at national conference
Sigma Kappa Cupcake Bar - March 28
2nd Annual PHC Step Show Hosted by Phi Beta Sigma - April 27
Embrace the Beauty in You - Sandra Dubose-Gibson
Join 2011 Mrs. Black North Carolina, Sandra Dubose-Gibson, as she delivers an empowering speech to the Elon community about our responsibility to acknowledge, celebrate, and continue the legacy of inner beauty.
Service event boxes children's books for charity
Honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., members of the campus community aimed to empower under-served youth by shipping donated books.
Beloved Community Peace Journey & Candlelight Vigil: Jan. 15
The Peace Journey is a community march designed to commemorate the many lives lost and sacrifices made in the work to eradicate hate and oppression.
New Loy Center houses receive LEED Platinum certification
Elon is now the only college or university in North Carolina to have six LEED for Homes certified structures on its campus.
Kappa Sigma grows ‘staches for charity
Dozens of the fraternity's brothers are ditching their razors in “Movember” to raise money for prostate cancer awareness and research.
Elon leadership tours new residential buildings
Three additional Colonnades residence halls and five Greek houses opened for the 2011 fall semester.
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Elon chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon recognized among nation's best
Elon University's chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity has been named one of the best in the nation and was recently recognized by the national organization with the Buchanan Cup, an award that showcases outstanding chapter performance and named for former fraternity grand president Edwin Buchanan.
Rising senior attends Sigma Phi Epsilon's national leadership development program
Rising senior Steve Shulman participated this summer in a one-of-a-kind leadership development program through his fraternity, Sigma Phi Epsilon. The program, called the Ruck Leadership Institute, is a five-day interactive immersion experience with fellow undergraduate members of Sigma Phi Epsilon and alumni facilitators.
Elon's Sigma Kappa chapter honored with Three Stars Award of Excellence
At the recent annual national meeting of Sigma Kappa Sorority, Elon University's Kappa Zeta chapter received, for the 10th year in a row, the organization's highest honor - the Three Stars Award of Excellence.
Elon student selected for Multicultural Advertising Internship Program
Junior strategic communications major Theresa Helmer has been selected for the Multicultural Advertising Internship Program and will intern this summer at an award-winning agency in Boulder, Colo.
Students aim pies at profs - and cancer
What does revenge taste like? Whipped cream, apparently. Dozens of students took part in “Pie Your Professor” at College Coffee on Tuesday morning in a program sponsored by the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
Weekend summit brings together Greek leaders on campus
Elon University’s Greek community hosted its 2nd Greek Summit on Feb. 4-5, with attendance from more than 125 student leaders, alumni, faculty and staff advisers, and national representatives of Elon's 22 current fraternities and sororities.
Evan Glover ’12 named fraternity’s district “Outstanding Brother of the Year”
An Elon University junior has been named the District Outstanding Brother of the Year for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., an annual competition that judges nominees on criteria that include involvement in the organization, academic standing, campus involvement and leadership.