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"These letters don't make me better than you; these letters make
me better than I used to be."
Greek Life at Methodist University provides
the opportunity for students to participate in a unique experience. Fraternities
and sororities have a long standing tradition of the four Greek Pillars-
community service, excellence in scholarship, leadership development,
The Methodist Greek Life program is dedicated to upholding the traditions
of fraternal organizations with the goal of continuing the expansion process
to form new colonies over the next couple of years.
The Department of Greek Life recognizes those organizations that are committed
to the Pillars of Greek Life. The Department seeks to foster premier Fraternity
and Sorority Communities by challenging the Greek Community membership
to live up to those highest principles and ideals upon which their respective
organizations were founded:
- Promote intellectual development and student learning
- Contribute through service and philanthropy
- Create a healthy and safe community environment
- Engage in campus life and leadership
- Provide a quality involvement opportunity for student
- Instill organization values with positive and productive conduct
- Cultivate leadership skills and abilities
- Have integrity
The Department of Greek Life will support the Greek community membership
in meeting these challenges by:
- Providing accountability and opportunities for distinction
- Dedicated professional advisor
- Establishing parameters for appropriate activities and behaviors
- Offering safe attractive chapter facilities
- Fostering a diverse and inclusive community
- Presenting council and chapter leadership training
- Working in partnership with inter/national fraternity and sorority
leadership and local advisors
Greek Life Advisor
Doris Munoz, is the current Director of Campus Life. Her office is in
Berns Student Center. She can be reached at (910) 630-7022 or at
She is an alumna of Methodist University and has a Master's Degree in
Teaching from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
The purpose of the Greek Council, which is made up of Greek members from
all organizations, is to provide a governing body for all Greek Life organizations.
They establish the rules and regulations, also known as the Bylaws. They
provide educational programs and philanthropy opportunities.
2013-2014 Greek Organizations
Fall Recruitment will be better than ever before!
This fall, each interested rushee will have the opportunity to meet with
each Greek organization at our inaugrual Meet & Greek sessions. Here,
interested rushees will have the opportunity to ask questions about the
Greek system, the public histories of each organization, etc. These will
be held on August 26th at 11:00 AM in the Alumni Dining Room, August 30th
at 11:00 AM in the Alumni Dining Room, and September 6th in the Chapel.
Proper fall recruitment will begin in September 9th and will continue
until Bid Day on September 13th. All students interested in participating
in fall recruitment will need to sign up with the fraternity or sorority
of interest. All recruitment plans must be submitted to the Director of
the Office of Campus Life, Doris Munoz, two weeks prior to Rush Week.
Interest Group and Expansion process
Any individuals or groups interested in forming a new interest group for
the purpose of affiliating with a National Pan-Hellenic, National Pan-Hellenic,
North Atlantic Inter-fraternal, or any other Nationally recognized Greek
organization not already present on campus should contact the Greek Life
Advisor in the Office of Greek Life for specific information regarding
the expansion process.
Did you know?
- There are over 800 campuses in the United States that have Greek Life.
- Over 9 million of the population in the United States are Greek.
- There is an average of 850,000 hours of volunteered community
services by Greeks each year.
- 25 United States Presidents have belonged to Greek-letter organizations.
- Greek organization members have a higher graduation rate than non-members.
- 77 percent of Who's Who in America are Greek.
- 85 percent of the Fortune 500 executives are members of Greek organizations.