The Panhellenic Council is the governing body of the 10 National Panhellenic sororities and the one Associate Member sorority at UNC. It is the largest women’s organization on campus. The Panhellenic Council emphasizes the bonds of sisterhood as well as academics, community and campus involvement. The council has eight elected representatives in charge of different aspects of the council.
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Nearly eight months after the Board of Trustees urged reform for the Greek system, the methods used to accomplish that reform are beginning to take shape in time for fall recruitment.
From creating a flat-rate taxi service to adding more blue light phones to campus, student body president candidates’ safety goals are ambitious. But feasibility is another matter, especially since most of the work lies ahead.
The seven newly elected officers of the UNC Panhellenic Council transitioned into their new roles Tuesday. The officers were elected at the beginning of November by the 11 Panhellenic Council sorority presidents. As members of the executive board, the officers will oversee the implementation of the recruitment changes outlined by the Board of Trustees along with the coordination of a new philanthropy initiative set to begin in the spring.
The Greek community has a new power couple. Brent Macon and Lindsey Stephens, both juniors, were recently elected presidents of the Interfraternity Council and the Panhellenic Council, respectively. But their story goes back about two years when Macon was introduced to Stephens through a mutual friend.
After holding their breath for five months, members of the Greek community responded with a deep sigh of relief to new rush policies unveiled at the Board of Trustees meeting earlier this month. The policy will require Greek organizations to offer a spring recruitment, while the privilege of fall rush will be contingent upon good behavior.
After months of planning, preparation and practice, every chapter in the National Pan-Hellenic Council will showcase their original stepping routines in the hopes of winning a $1000 prize for their chapter.The annual Homecoming Step Show will be held Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Each of the four fraternities and four sororities in the NPHC are allowed 15 minutes to wow the judges and audience with their innovation, dedication and synchronization.
Despite the overcast weather, there was nothing but excitement in the Coker Arboretum air Thursday night as UNC’s 10 Panhellenic sororities welcomed their newest members as a part of their annual bid day ceremony.Bid day, the official end of the Panhellenic Council’s formal rush process, is when potential new members are informed of which sorority house has offered them a spot.