Oregon State’s Fraternity and Sorority Life hold scholarship in a high regard. As one of their main pillars, the Greek community’s honorary society, Order of Omega, is specifically for fraternity and sorority members who excel academically, as well as show leadership and involvement. Read more

Spring is here and that means more opportunities for potential new members to go through the recruitment process! The Odyssey’s article by Jaime McClennen called “Surviving Informal Fall Recruitment” gives you their top seven tips on how to make it through the recruitment process. While this… Read more

With one of the main values of Oregon State’s fraternity and sorority life being scholarship, grades are an important part of the community. Chapters encourage positive grades with study tables, positive programming, scholarship dinners, and much more. In addition, chapters require members t… Read more

It is estimated that roughly 18-20 percent of engineers are women, according to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Phi Sigma Rho is an independent sorority specifically for women in engineering majors. The first chapter was founded at Purdue University in 1984, by Rashmi Khanna an… Read more

Fall and spring recruitment is upon us and planning, prepping, and putting on the events can leave your head swimming with options. If you are tired of the same old events year after year, switch it up! When in doubt, check Pinterest! If that fails you, “Sorority Sugar” has compiled a list o… Read more

Greek Life leaves members with skills to last a lifetime—as if you need more reasons to join Greek Life. Prepping members with both hard and soft skills, these experiences can help one in a professional or social environment in the future. Check out “10 ways Greek life prepares you for real … Read more

Oftentimes the worst stories in fraternity and sorority life are covered, while the good goes unnoticed or is overshadowed. Kristin Musulin from USA Today College wrote a piece entitled “Voices: The positive, underreported aspects of Greek life” that brings this issue to light. It all starte… Read more

People join fraternities and sororities for all kinds of reasons: the sisterhood/brotherhood, housing, academics, new friends and connections after college. Learn why these students at University of Southern California chose to join Greek Life and their favorite aspects of the community. Read more

Did you know that over 800 US and Canadian college campuses participate in fraternity and sorority life? Did you know that there are about 9 million members nationally? According to the New Jersey Institute of Technology, all of these facts remain true. Need more fun, fact facts? Check out t… Read more

Oregon State University fraternity and sorority life places a great emphasis on leadership. While there are plenty of opportunities for leadership roles in the chapters—both positions with titles and those without titles—leadership roles outside of Greek Life are also highly encouraged. Read more

With so many members in each chapter, it is easy to get lost in the shuffle. While the select shining stars that seem to have their entire life together blind everyone, there are some accomplishments among members that go unnoticed and unappreciated. While constant recognition is not necessa… Read more

All year long we hear Greek members throw around the word philanthropy like no one’s business. Each chapter has their own philanthropy in order to raise awareness and funds for a different charity. Many of these include pageants, various competitions, and other events in order to get other c… Read more

Founders Day may only occur once a year, but who’s to say we can’t celebrate the unbreakable brotherhood/sisterhood bond all year long? While it makes sense to hold a formal celebration once, this special bond and the memory of your founders should be commemorated on a different level than w… Read more

Sometimes during recruitment, it is easy to get wrapped up in the show. It’s like a concert. There is so much planning and preparation put into the backup dancers, lights, outfits and blown-up television screens, but the main reason fans attend is to hear the music. The core values of a soro… Read more

 While fraternity and sorority life has the same basic principles and values nationwide, there are some major differences in overall structure, everyday practices and longstanding traditions. Oregon State University has some unique traditions that may be unfamiliar with other universities. L… Read more

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