2011 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Tawakkol Karman, Speaks at PSU

The Panhellenic Council’s Women’s Empowerment Week Presents 

- 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Winner - 

Tawakkol Karman

When: Wednesday April 9, 2014 at 8pm

Where: Alumni Hall

Pick up your FREE TICKET April 7th- April 9th at event tables in the HUB or in room 215 HUB. Tickets will also be available at the event door.

Join us in welcoming 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkol Karman from Yemen. She was the first Arab woman to win a Nobel Prize, and the youngest winning Nobel laureate in any field. Karman founded “Women Journalists Without Chains” in 2005, which is a group advocating the rights and freedoms of women journalists. Tawakkol has been imprisoned on a number of occasions for her pro-democracy, pro-human rights actions, and continues to support women in journalism, andrally against government corruption and injustice in Yemen. She has been nicknamed the “Iron Women” and “Mother of the Revolution” for her work with the Arab Spring.

 

Interested in more info about the speaker? Visit the following:

http://nobelwomensinitiative.org/meet-the-laureates/tawakkol-karman/

 

Please direct any questions about the event to Panhellenic Vice President for Community Development Maria Liberopoulos at mliberopoulos@gmail.com

Apply to be the Greek Sing 2014 Executive Director

Looking to get involved? Apply to be the Greek Sing 2014 Executive Director!

Submit completed applications electronically to Greek Sing 2013’s Executive Director Lindsay Gilder (lbg5048@psu.edu), the PHC AVP Jessica Lilley (jrl5491@psu.edu), and the IFC AVP Jake Pomper (jakepomper@gmail.com) by 5 pm Wednesday, March 26, 2014.

Click the link below to download the application:

Greek Sing 2014 ED Application

2013 Chapters of Excellence

The Penn State Panhellenic Council would like to congratulate the following chapters on being awarded Chapter of Excellence for the 2013 calendar  year:

Alpha Chi Omega
Alpha Xi Delta
Sigma Alpha
Omega Phi Alpha

These chapters have exemplified the values of the Panhellenic Council, and have fulfilled their duties as outstanding members of the Panhellenic Community.

Spring Egg Hunt

Come by the Second Annual IFC/Panhellenic Spring Egg Hunt 

Date: March 23
Time: Ages 0-5 10-11am
Ages 6-12 11am-12pm
Where: Medlar Field at Lubrano Park (aka the baseball field on Porter Road)
You can pre-register by emailing community@pennstatephc.org or register at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park the day of the event.
The Nittany Lion and Easter Bunny will be in attendance.

Panhellenic Involvement Opportunities

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Getting involved with the Panhellenic community is a great way to gain leadership experience, as well as meet people from different chapters! All of the applications are going to be due on Thursday, January 23rd at 5:00 P.M except for the Fraternity and Sorority Leadership Institute Application, which is due February 5th, at 5:00 P.M.
Good luck to everyone who applies!
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Pi Chi
Pi Chi’s are integral to the success of recruitment. They help to counsel and guide Potential New Members in their journey through recruitment. Pi Chi’s will be trained extensively prior to fall recruitment, disaffiliate for the fall semester until recruitment is over, and spend all of formal recruitment with potential new members. They play an extremely important role in the recruitment process and work closely with Potential New Members as well as other Pi Chis to ensure each woman finds a place in the Panhellenic Community.
It is required that there are at least ten applicants per chapter.
Click the link below to download the application:
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The Junior Panhellenic Council - For Freshman only!
The Junior Panhellenic Council is comprised of a small group of freshman from different sororities who will work under the guidance of the Executive Vice President. They will be in charge of planning and executing Panhellenic events throughout the year including but not limited to Panhellenic Pride Week and the Pan Pal program. Being selected to serve on Junior Panhellenic will be a great experience for freshmen looking to get more involved, gain leadership experience, and meet other sorority women.
It is required that there are at least two applicants per chapter.
Click the link below to view a powerpoint presentation about the position:
Click the link below to download the application:
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Fraternity and Sorority Leadership Institute
The Fraternity & Sorority Leadership Institute (FSLI) is an opportunity for emerging leaders in the fraternity and sorority community to develop and define personal leadership styles and learn how to be a more effective leader.
Click the link below to download the application:
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The Overall Recruitment Team
The Overall Recruitment Team works under the VP for Membership and will participate in all activities related to Fall Recruitment. They will assist with Pi Chi training, Recruitment Orientation, and hold office hours to answer any questions chapters may have in regards to recruitment. They must be openly available during the weeks leading up to and during fall recruitment. This position is especially helpful if you are considering running for a Panhellenic position in the future!
It is required that there is at least one applicant per chapter.
Click the link below to download the application:
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Judicial Board
The Judicial Board is comprised of 8 members and the Vice President for Standards. Judicial Board members will be trained on the Panhellenic Association Constitution, Bylaws, and Recruitment Code of Conduct. Members will process all violations and conduct a fair hearing. Confidentiality and remaining unbiased are very important to maintain in this position. 
Click the link below to download the application:
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Social Media/Technology Team
Team Members will be responsible for updating various social media sites, assisting in the creation of promotional videos, and photographing and filming Greek events. Team members may also be asked to work at various promotional events, and hand out flyers to promote Greek events, especially during recruitment.
It is required that there are at least two applicants per chapter.
Click the link below to download the application:
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Communications Assistant
The Communications Assistant will be responsible for assisting in the creation of press releases, the Sorority Scoop, advertisements and other Panhellenic branding efforts. The assistant may also be asked to work at various promotional events, and hand out flyers to promote Greek events, especially during recruitment.
Click the link below to download the application:
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Assistant Programming Chair
The Assistant Programming Chair will be responsible for helping the VP for Programming organize Badge Day in the Spring and National Hazing Prevention Week in the Fall. She may be responsible to attend events/ meetings as a replacement if necessary and collect information from other chapters needed by the VP for Programming.
Click the link below to download the application:
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Community Development Chairwoman
The Community Development Chairwoman will be responsible for helping the VP Community Development plan and execute all events. Events include Spring Carnival, Women’s Empowerment Week, Spring Egg Hunt, Greek or Treat, and Holiday Lights. She may be responsible for helping promote the event and collecting and organizing information from chapters.
Click the link below to download the application:

Spring Recruitment – 2014

Spring Recruitment is a great way to get involved in the Greek Community!

Many of Penn State’s Panhellenic and Affiliate chapters participate in an informal recruitment process during the Spring semester.  To get more information about Greek Life and Spring Recruitment, stop by the Panhell table at the Involvement Fair in Alumni Hall, January 13th-15th.  Feel free to contact Kimberly Etzin, Panhellenic Vice President for Membership, with any questions you may have. Click here to view a tentative Spring recruitment schedule.

PSU vs. MSU Blood Drive

The 2013 Penn State –Michigan State Blood Donor Challenge began on Monday.  This friendly competition between the two schools allows both the Great Lakes Region and the Greater Alleghenies Region of the American Red Cross to bolster blood inventories right before the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays.  Last year, Penn State collected 339 units of blood on the last day to beat the Spartans by 19 units 1810 to 1789.   Each and every donation really does count.   

 

The 20th Annual Challenge runs from November 4th through November 21st, with drives in the Residence Halls, Hintz Alumni Center, Pasquerilla Spiritual Center, Kunkle Lounge, and of course, the HUB.

 

Date

Time

Location

11/4/13

10:00A-4:00P

HUB, Alumni Hall

11/5/13

10:00A-4:00P

HUB, Alumni Hall

11/6/13

10:00A-4:00P

Hintz Family Alumni Center

11/7/13

10:00A-4:00P

Pasquerilla Spiritual Center

11/8/13

10:00A-4:00P

Kunkle Lounge, Hammond Building

11/11/13

1:00P-7:00P

124 Findlay Commons, East Halls

11/12/13

1:00P-7:00P

124 Findlay Commons, East Halls

11/12/13

1:00P-7:00P

Brill Hall, Eastview Terrace

11/13/13

1:00A-7:00P

Waring Commons, West Halls

11/13/13

9:00A-3:00P

N 201 Millennium Science Complex

11/14/13

10:00A-4:00P

Main Gym Mezzanine, Rec. Hall

11/14/13

1:00P-7:00P

Warnock Commons, North Halls  

11/15/13

10:00A-4:00P

HUB, Heritage Hall

11/18/13

10:00A-4:00P

HUB, Alumni Hall

11/19/13

10:00A-5:00P

HUB, Alumni Hall

11/20/13

9:00A-7:00P

HUB, Alumni Hall

11/21/13

9:00A-9:00P

HUB, Alumni Hall and Heritage Hall