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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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Greek organizations to host Valentine’s Day 5k

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Greek organizations to host Valentine’s Day 5k

Alpha Chi Omega and Sigma Alpha Epsilon are hosting the Cupid Shuffle 5k on Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. The race will be at Frank Liske Park in Concord. The 5k will benefit Alpha Chi Omega’s philanthropy, domestic violence awareness education and prevention. Specifically, the proceeds will go to the Safe Alliance Domestic Violence Shelter […]

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Phi Beta Sigma’s Annual “Sleep Out for the Homeless”

| January 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Phi Beta Sigma’s Annual “Sleep Out for the Homeless”

Video by Brooklyn Rock and Benjamin Robson. On Friday, January 23, UNC Charlotte’s Phi Beta Sigma hosted their annual “Sleep Out for the Homeless” event on campus. The fraternity camped out under the lynch breezeway on a cold and raining night to raise donations to help Charlotte’s homeless. Follow Phi Beta Sigma on Twitter and Instagram and contact Kevin […]

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Sigma Phi Epsilon’s appended planning draws more attention to JACKtober than ever

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sigma Phi Epsilon’s appended planning draws more attention to JACKtober than ever

The chapter has grown, the enthusiasm has risen, and the “Jack”-O-Lanterns have been carved. On Friday, Oct. 24, Sigma Phi Epsilon is wrapping up the month with their second-ever Shave a SigEp event in the Belk Gym courtyard. Last August, SigEp brother, Jack Bretz was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Once the fraternity heard, they immediately […]

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UNC Charlotte’s newest addition to Greek Life

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte’s newest addition to Greek Life

UNC Charlotte’s newest fraternity on campus is Pi Kappa Phi (PKP). The organization’s national headquarters are in Charlotte, the third-largest hub for PKP alumni in the country. They have 185 chapters across the country. At only three weeks old, the chapter already has 53 members. Kevin Crooker, UNC Charlotte freshman and one of the fraternity’s […]

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SGA update Oct. 2

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
SGA update Oct. 2

​Members of the Student Government Association (SGA) met for the 51st legislative meeting Oct. 2. Belk Gym Renovations ​Associate Vice Chancellor Student Union, Activities and Recreation Jim Hoppa, attended SGA to address the senate regarding Belk Gym, which is currently under construction. Belk Gym will add roughly 16,000 square ft. of fitness space once it […]

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Alpha Chi Omega has arrived

| October 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Alpha Chi Omega has arrived

Alpha Chi Omega is the newest sorority to join UNC Charlotte’s Panhellenic Council. With the founding class recruited, the sorority is looking forward to a great first year on campus. ​The founding process for Alpha Chi Omega began in 2010 when UNC Charlotte Fraternity and Sorority Life opened up for extension. The extension stacked the […]

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Latino Awareness Showcase shines light on Hispanic community

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Latino Awareness Showcase shines light on Hispanic community

On Thursday, Oct. 2, Latino Student Services will host UNC Charlotte’s second annual Latino Awareness Showcase. Held in James H. Barnhardt Student Activity Center, the event will include live music, traditional Latino food, and dance lessons. The main goal of the event is to bring together different Latino organizations on campus for a culture-immersed evening […]

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Delta Zeta holds Painted Turtle Wars to support Gallaudet University

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Delta Zeta holds Painted Turtle Wars to support Gallaudet University

​Delta Zeta is hosting their first philanthropy event of the year, Painted Turtle Wars, Saturday September 20th at Paintball Paradyes. ​The event will be filled with fun, music, and food, shared Delta Zeta Philanthropy Chair, Cecily McClear. Participants will receive 200 paintballs to use to their discretion. Even Delta Zeta’s Executive Board will be joining […]

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Alpha Chi Omega joins Panhellenic Association in Fall 2014

| April 24, 2014 | 1 Comment
Alpha Chi Omega joins Panhellenic Association in Fall 2014

In Fall 2014, Alpha Chi Omega will join the Panhellenic Association at UNC Charlotte. Due to the addition, the Panhellenic Association will grow from six to seven chapters. Courtney Schmidt, assistant director of chapter growth for Alpha Chi Omega, explained that this has been a process over the last three years. “This year we have focused on learning […]

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Vice chancellor of Student Affairs releases statement upon controversial dance during Air Band

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Vice chancellor of Student Affairs releases statement upon controversial dance during Air Band

Arthur Jackson, vice chancellor of Student Affairs, released a statement on April 17 regarding backlash from a performance in Air Band on Friday, April 11. Air Band is an annual competition UNC Charlotte sororities and fraternities come together for to perform a collection of dances with creative themes. Sigma Kappa’s theme “Disney Dancing with the […]

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