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Fraternity and Sorority Life

GREEK 101
(Fall 2014)

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 chapter's 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.

 

*****NEW GREEK STUDENTS REQUIRED FROM ALL COUNCILS TO ATTEND*****

Presented by the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life

“Hazing Prevention WeekSeptember 22 – 26, 2014 – 4:30 PM Various Locations

 

  • Hazing Prevention week is an opportunity for campuses, schools, communities, organizations, and individuals to promote the prevention of hazing.

 

Fraternity and Sorority Life Structure – October 1, 2014 presented by Calvin Smith - 5:30 PM, West Village Commons A & B Greek 101 (NEW GREEK STUDENTS REQUIRED)

  • 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.

Lambda 101 (LGBT) – October 15, 2014 – 4:00 PM, West Village Commons Ballroom A & B – Greek 101 (NEW GREEK STUDENTS REQUIRED)

  • 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.

 

Sexual Assault Prevention presented by Dr. Maria Wydra - October 22, 2014 – 4:30 PM, Chesapeake 3 – Greek 101 (NEW GREEK STUDENTS REQUIRED)

  • 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.

Hazing Prevention presented by Matt Lenno – October 22, 2014 – 5:30 PM, Chesapeake 2 & 3 – Greek 101 (NEW GREEK STUDENTS REQUIRED)

“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.

“Speak up Training” presented by Calvin Smith – November 5, 2014 – 4:30 PM, WVC Ballrooms A & B (NEW GREEK STUDENTS REQUIRED)

  • How often have you wished that you had responded to something that was said or done? Many of us have had this unsettling experience due to uncertainty regarding how to respond.

 

Fraternity and Sorority Life
University Union, Room 232C
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-3741
Fax: 410-704-4810
E-mail: mlenno@towson.edu


 

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