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Recruitment during a pandemic

Kenzie Clayton, Staff Writer September 14, 2020

Fall is considered a major recruitment season for the many sororities and fraternities at USI. Now, much of this recruitment process and other such aspects of greek life must be conducted virtually. Last...

New fraternity could come to campus

New fraternity could come to campus

Alex Brennan, Staff Writer January 14, 2020

A new fraternity could make its way on campus in the foreseeable future. The fraternity community, which is a student-led body acting as an interfraternity council at the university, voted in November...

Sororities establishing sisterhoods, community involvement

Sororities establishing sisterhoods, community involvement

Emily Catterton, Staff Writer October 1, 2019

Being in a sorority or fraternity can be hard for multiple reasons. Juggling events that are required for Greek Life, as well as handling school work that needs to be turned in on those same days can be...

Alpha Sigma Tau hosts a cook-off event every fall called tASTE.

Volunteer eagles: sorority gives back to the community

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer September 17, 2019

Every other week the Shield will interview a student involved in volunteer work. This week, Emma Shafer and Dana Hunt talk about their involvement with volunteer activities through Alpha Sigma Tau. Emma...

Students aim to start LGBT+ sorority

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief February 3, 2017

Just a week ago an LGBT sorority on the university campus was only an idea. Now, under the direction of Sam Monsen, an art education major, the idea is taking form. Monsen was talking to a few friends...

The ladies of Gamma Phi Beta hang out with their new members on Sorority Bid Day in 2012. During Sunday’s Bid Day about 250 women will join their new family.

Sorority recruitment attracts 250 women

Abigail Suddarth September 16, 2015

Brooke Stemen, vice president of recruitment and expansion, said that sisterhood is one of the best parts about being in a sorority. Stemen began planning for sorority recruitment back in November. “It’s...

Sorority recruitment begins Sept. 13

Nick Leighty September 1, 2015

The Panhellenic Council will begin their formal recruitment process Sept. 13 and will continue through Sept. 19. Chapters will invite the potential new members on Sept. 20. There is a registration...

University gains new sorority

University gains new sorority

Bobby Shipman January 29, 2014

Monique Stephens said she has dreamed of joining Delta Sigma Theta since she learned of the organization in high school. Before transferring to USI, Stephens received her associate’s degree from...

Sorority Recruitment achieves success

Bobby Shipman September 20, 2013

Maddie Ziller said she was excited to join Alpha Sigma Tau. Alpha Sigma Tau does a lot of community service, such as working with people diagnosed with down syndrome, which Ziller said she was excited...

Several women gather at the Sorority Meet-N-Greet Thursday night to learn about the different sororities on campus. 
Photo by SHANNON HALL/ The Shield

Women gather to learn about different sororities

Shannon Hall September 5, 2013

Freshmen Whitney Crawford wants to "get involved." The pre-dental major said she wants to be a part of the USI community - so she decided to come to the Sorority Meet-N-Greet. As 6 p.m. hit,...

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