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University mourns the loss of Polly Rogers

| May 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
University mourns the loss of Polly Rogers

UNC Charlotte student Polly Rogers was riding a party bus to Uptown when she fell out of the emergency window and then was struck by two vehicles. She was pronounced dead at the scene, police say. Rogers recently celebrated her 20th birthday and was a sophomore. She was studying special education and was a member […]

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Three fraternities suspended after investigations

| May 1, 2018 | 2 Comments
Three fraternities suspended after investigations

Universities across the nation have been cracking down on hazing after severe cases received national attention. The nationwide issue has taken a toll on UNC Charlotte’s Interfraternity Council (IFC). Only 119 students signed up for IFC recruitment. “I’ve been here for four years and that is the lowest it’s ever been,” Greg Rush, Phi Delta […]

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IFC calls for SOS following national hazing deaths

| March 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
IFC calls for SOS following national hazing deaths

Last December, Maxwell Gruver, an 18-year-old freshman at Louisiana State University, died during a Phi Delta Theta ritual in which he was forced to drink alcohol. An autopsy found his blood alcohol level was .495 at the time of his death, which is more than six times the legal limit. Gruver is one of four […]

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UNC Charlotte raises awareness on intimate partner violence

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte raises awareness on intimate partner violence

In recognition of the thirtieth year of Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October, the UNC Charlotte community is offering a number of opportunities for the campus to get involved and informed. University organizations and departments including the Title IX office and The University Center for Wellness Promotion are offering workshops, demonstrations and campaigns that promote […]

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Cupid Shuffle 5K sheds light on domestic violence

| February 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Cupid Shuffle 5K sheds light on domestic violence

Love shouldn’t hurt. And the women of Alpha Chi Omega (AXO) reminded the Charlotte community of just that this past weekend during their second annual Cupid Shuffle 5K, which benefits the sorority’s philanthropy of domestic violence awareness, education and prevention. Capping off AXO’s Healthy Relationships Week, the Kappa Rho chapter of UNC Charlotte held their […]

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Sleepout for the homeless

| January 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Sleepout for the homeless

The men of UNC Charlotte’s Phi Beta Sigma didn’t let falling rain and temperatures stop them from supporting the homeless Jan. 15. In their annual Sleep Out For The Homeless event, nine members of the fraternity gathered in the Lynch Hall breezeway to collect goods and demonstrate solidarity with homeless individuals living in Charlotte. During […]

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Shave a SigEp to save a Pi Kappa Phi

| November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Shave a SigEp to save a Pi Kappa Phi

The Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity has paired with the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity to raise money and awareness for cancer research and to also support a brother of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity who was diagnosed with sarcoma. During the third annual Shave a SigEp Oct. 30, fraternity members shaved their heads to raise money […]

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Greek Life honored for achievements at annual Greek Awards Ceremony

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Greek Life honored for achievements at annual Greek Awards Ceremony

Sunday morning, UNC Charlotte hosted their Greek Awards Ceremony in the Student Union to honor Fraternity and Sorority chapters for their achievements in programming, philanthropy and service. Members of the Greek community at UNCC combined for a total of over 16,000 hours of community service, and raised over 95,000 dollars for charity. Over 11,000 goods […]

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UNC Charlotte’s annual Airband show brings hundreds of visiting spectators to Greek Week

| April 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte’s annual Airband show brings hundreds of visiting spectators to Greek Week

Photos by Makeedah Baker Fourteen competing Greek fraternities and sororities performed Friday night in UNC Charlotte’s Halton Arena. The event, which is organized by the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, was open to the public. Friends, family and alumni rooted for their favorite dancers. Greeks watching in the stands cheered on their chapters, waved […]

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SAE, women’s soccer team host #NickStrong Soccer Tournament to raise funds for injured niner

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
SAE, women’s soccer team host #NickStrong Soccer Tournament to raise funds for injured niner

  On Tuesday, April 21 UNC Charlotte’s Woman Soccer Team will join SAE to host a #NickStrong 7v7 Soccer Tournament. The event is being held to raise funds for Nick Newberry, injured UNC Charlotte student and SAE brother. Newberry has recently come out of a coma after suffering traumatic head injuries from a fall down a flight […]

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Sigma Chi now a chartered fraternity at UNC Charlotte

| April 11, 2015 | 1 Comment
Sigma Chi now a chartered fraternity at UNC Charlotte

After being on campus for just over two years, the Sigma Chi Fraternity at UNC Charlotte has gained its charter. Sigma Chi was founded in 1855, and has since initiated over 300,000 members. The Sigma Chi Fraternity’s Headquarters are located in Evanston, Illinois. The fraternity have 239 chapters at colleges nationwide. Sigma Chi’s mission is […]

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Annual Greek Week returns to UNC Charlotte campus

| April 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Annual Greek Week returns to UNC Charlotte campus

This year’s Greek Week is officially starts on Sunday, April 12 and will conclude on Sunday, April 19. Some events start the week prior. The theme is Superheroes, with the philanthropy being Wounded Warrior Project. Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Graduate Assistant Nicole Dancisin said the event is held to unify the Greek community. “It […]

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UNC Charlotte community unites to raise funds for injured Niner, Nick Newberry

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte community unites to raise funds for injured Niner, Nick Newberry

  In the past three weeks, the UNC Charlotte community has come together to raise money for 22 year old Nick Newberry. Newberry is a student at UNC Charlotte as well as a member of the university’s SAE chapter fraternity. On the evening of March 20, around 12:15 a.m., Newberry fell down a flight of […]

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Sigma Tau Gamma holds Gold Medalist Pageant to raise money, awareness for Special Olympics Organization of NC

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Sigma Tau Gamma holds Gold Medalist Pageant to raise money, awareness for Special Olympics Organization of NC

On Feb. 25, Sigma Tau Gamma will hold their second-annual Gold Medalist Pageant to benefit their philanthropy, the Special Olympics Organization of North Carolina. The event, which will take place at 7 p.m. in Cone’s McKnight Hall, has a registration fee of $30 for anyone wanting to participate in the pageant. Registration is open to […]

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