The Shield

Recruitment during a pandemic

Shield Archives

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 year there were rows upon rows of tables representing the thriving Greek life here on campus, th...

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 to bring another fraternity on campus in the future. Jacob Dicus, program coordinator for Frate...

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 difficult. The looks and judgments they receive from fellow students are really what demeans th...

Volunteer eagles: sorority gives back to the community

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

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 Shafer said she wanted to join a sorority in college to find a strong sisterhood and a community on...

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 about an LGBT inclusive sorority and found they had an interest. “There is a gender and sexual...

Sorority recruitment attracts 250 women

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.

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 really a lengthy process of recruitment round tables where we meet with the recruitment cha...

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 fee of $25 to all women who are interested. Payment is acceptable online, in advance by ma...

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 Vincennes University, where a Delta Sigma Theta chapter never existed. “I have always wanted to ...

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 about being a part of. “Ultimately I am where I wanted to be, but it took a lot more contemplating...

Women gather to learn about different sororities

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

Shannon Hall

September 6, 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, more than 30 women flooded the lower level of UC East to meet and learn about the different sororit...

The Shield Twitter
Loading Recent Classifieds...
University of Southern Indiana's student publication