Greek 101 is a mandatory program for all new members and neophytes of the Towson University Greek community. It is imperative to have a new membership education program outside of your own chapters program so new members can learn about current trends and topics in regard to their development as young college students. The only excuse for missing these programs is class or a family emergency. The programs are as follows.
Fraternity and Sorority Life Structure – March 6, 2013 – 5:30 PM, Chesapeake 3
Many people join and are taught about their own individual fraternities and sororities, many are taught very little about other fraternal brothers and sisters organizations, councils, history or legacy. Learn who are your fraternal brothers and sisters are on campus and how to share in the Greek Life experience together.
Training for Intervention ProcedureS – March 24, 2013 – 9:00 AM & 1:00 PM WVC Ballrooms
TIPS for the University builds on the concerns students feel for the safety of their peers. Our non-judgmental approach helps students from all segments of campus learn: Decision-making skills that help students weigh the consequences of their actions and those of their peers, and moderate their behavior to avoid problems with alcohol. Confidence to intervene to prevent alcohol-related incidents on campus such as property damage, injury, underage drinking, and drunk driving. Respect and concern for others leading to a move positive campus environment. Leadership qualities that help students influence their peers to avoid problem behaviors.
“Hazing” a word everyone knows, but no one wants to discuss. Hazing is not a badge of honor, but a plague in our society. Learn how to address this social issue, that is under-discussed, and how to reduce its power that is often under-estimated.
Sexual Assault Prevention – April 10, 2013 – 5:30 PM, Chesapeake 3
Discover how to eliminate sexual assault and its impact. Become skilled in relationships that are consensual, respectful, and safe. Learn how to avoid and navigate through unhealthy and unsafe situations and/or relationships.
Understanding Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, and Transgendered (LGBT) – April 24, 2013 – 5:30 PM, Loch Raven Room
Understanding LGBT is not a stigma, it’s a way of life. Learn how to be sensitive and aware of the social issues this community faces. LGBT is intended to emphasize a diversity of sexuality and gender identity-based cultures and is sometimes used to refer to anyone who is non-heterosexual instead of exclusively to people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.
Fraternity and Sorority Life
University Union, Room 232C
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.