Greek Life Today: A Fraternity & Sorority Podcast | Higher Ed | Student Affairs
By Jon Moore: Fraternity Advisor, Speaker, Workshop Facilitator
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Greek Life Today is on a mission to elevate the fraternity and sorority community by sharing inspiring stories from chapters across North America. Join host Jon Moore as he learns what high-performing fraternities and sororities are doing in the areas of philanthropy / community service, social life, alumni relations, recruitment, risk management and more, and learn how you can bring these best practices to your college or university. It's time for a new generation of Greek Life leaders to step forward and show the world that Greek Life is more than just frat parties. Are you ready to carry the torch? New episodes every Tuesday.
||ExplicitGLT 018: The American Fraternity: Where Our Country's Leaders Learn to Break Promises||In theory, America is a shining light to the rest of the world. In practice, our country and its leaders falls short of that billing. But where do our leaders learn to break their promises? According to photographer Andrew Moisey,||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGLT 017: Tragos Quest to Greece with Sigma Phi Epsilon||References to Greek Life run rampant on college campuses, and the immediate connotation is almost always related to fraternities and sororities. But how often do we stop to think about why our organizations are identified by Greek letters,||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGLT 016: Examining free speech in Greek Life||Over the last few months, I’ve seen instances of fraternities and sororities getting in trouble for things related to free speech on college campuses. While I certainly would never encourage some of the behavior that has been called into question,||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGLT 015: Meet Amber Mariano of Gamma Phi Beta, Florida's Youngest Elected Representative||At age 6, Amber Mariano knew what she wanted to do with her life: Become president of the United States. In November of 2016, just days after her 21st birthday, she took a great step in that direction when she became the youngest person EVER elected t||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGLT 014: Michigan sorority women band together to heal & prevent sexual assault||The fall of 2014 changed everything for two University of Michigan sorority women. One was sexually assaulted and the other had a dear friend disclose their sexual assault to her. Although they didn’t know it at the time,||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGLT 013: Can you "moneyball" fraternity and sorority life?||In 2003, Michael Lewis published the book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, which detailed the efforts of the Oakland Athletics to quantify the game of baseball and eradicate unsubstantiated narratives. In the 15 years since its release,||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGLT 012: The Tale of Mr. Giver||The Tale of Mr. Giver is a story I shared at a recent leadership conference. It’s about a family that leaves the busy city in search of a better life. Along the way, Mr. Giver encounters a few people who help shape his worldview.||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGLT 011: Protecting female spaces #HearHerHarvard||On May 6th, 2016, Harvard President Drew Faust announced a controversial policy restricting the opportunities available to members of single-gender organizations. In response, hundreds of undergraduate women took to Harvard Yard to express their concer.||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGLT 010: Sorority women in STEM fields||In 2014, US News and World Report estimated that only 13 percent of all undergraduate degrees earned by women were in science, technology, engineering and math. Looking at Greek Life, sorority women in STEM are even less common.||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGLT 009: Recolonizing a fraternity with Chi Psi at Ole Miss||In May of 2007, things came to a head for Chi Psi at Ole Miss. “It wasn’t one thing, or one event… it was a long, gradual decline in being a fraternity.” The alumni, in partnership with the university and the fraternity’s central office,||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGLT 008: Feeding starving children with Alpha Tau Omega at Illinois||Every day, an estimated 6,200 children around the world die from hunger-related illnesses. In a country like the United States, where we have so much food, it’s hard to imagine how this is possible. Since 2016,||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGLT 007: Volunteering abroad with Pi Kappa Alpha at Cincinnati||For more than a decade, Pi Kappa Alpha at the University of Cincinnati has conducted an international mission trip. Through this program, brothers have visited places like Peru and Nepal while performing manual labor for local communities in need.||1/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGLT 006: Tweeting for St. Jude with Tri Delta at Washington State||Danni Messina wanted to find an alternative way to join her Tri Delta sisters in supporting St. Jude. Because of some extenuating family circumstances, she wasn’t going to participate in her chapter’s fall philanthropy. Instead,||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGLT 005: Walking 128.3 miles for charity with Alpha Tau Omega at Troy University||Walk Hard, the philanthropic journey from Alpha Tau Omega, started in the spring of 2009 with a simple idea: “Let’s walk until we can’t walk anymore.” It’s been eight years since three young men set out to walk the 128.3 miles from Troy,||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGLT 004: Alpha Sigma Phi at BGSU supports grieving families||“You are braver than you know!” That’s what Kelly Gerken, founder of Sufficient Grace Ministries, often tells the young men of Alpha Sigma Phi at Bowling Green State University. Since 2013, the odd couple — a fraternity and a ministry — have||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGLT 003: Alpha Lambda Mu becomes America's first Muslim-interest fraternity||In the fall of 2012, Ali Mahmoud received some disappointing news from his friend, Omar. Omar was going to join a fraternity, which Ali thought would compromise his Muslim values. But what other choice did he have?||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGLT 002: Curbing drunk driving with Pi Beta Phi at Toledo||In 1996, a Pi Beta Phi sister at the University of Toledo was killed in a drunk driving accident. Her name was Katie Hoben, and the drunk driver was a fellow UT student. In her honor, and with the goal of preventing more fatal accidents,||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGLT 001: Raising $579,000 for ALS research with Sigma Alpha Epsilon at Carnegie Mellon||In the spring of 2014, long-time Sigma Alpha Epsilon advisor Bob Dax was diagnosed with ALS. Devastated by the news, the Brothers dedicated their 2014 philanthropy, Donut Dash, to Bob and set their sights on raising $100,||11/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIntroduction to Greek Life Today||Get to know Jon Moore and learn why he decided to launch this podcast and what he's hoping to accomplish.||11/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Jon is tackling an engrained stigma with this awesome podcast.
Credit to Jon for taking on this challenge and shining a light on all the amazing work that Fraternities and Sororities around the country are doing. I've always been a bit nervous wearing around my letters as my fraternity on a national level has a serious reputation issue. With this podcast I can now wear these letters proudly. Thank you Jon for all your hard work!
Much needed podcast
Yes!!!! This podcast is so needed. There is tons of amazing work going on in greek life but not nearly enough publicity. Thank you for helping to shine the light and encourage Greeks to keep changing the world ❤️
Jon does an awesome job at bringing light to positive things done by greek life all over the country whether big or small!