Athletes, fraternity brothers, sorority sisters, members of church groups, club members, even rookies at jobs have had experiences or encounters with hazing (alfred university: research study) hazing is almost always associated with harmless pranks and antics that serves as a caste system of the new and the old members of a group, but rarely.
Joining fraternities and sororities distracts college students from their coursework a new study suggests students' grades may suffer and they select easier classes to accommodate greek activities. The thing to remember about fraternities is that when kappa alpha was founded at union, in all of the united states there were only 4,600 college students fraternities exist as deeply in the groundwater of american higher education as religious study—and have retained a far greater presence in the lives of modern students. Fraternities, sororities and binge drinking: results from a national study of american colleges henry wechsler george kuh andrea e davenport v this study compares the drinking behavior of and by fraternities and sororities are antithetical to the educational mission. Members of fraternities and sororities address members of the same organization as brother (in the case of fraternities) or sister (in the case of sororities) the names of almost all fraternities and sororities consist of a sequence of two or three greek letters, for instance, delta delta delta, sigma chi, chi omega, or psi upsilon. Interfraternity institute: many campus fraternity and sorority advising professionals are graduates of ifi, an intensive summer training institute held in bloomington, in, and coordinated by student affairs staff at indiana university and the fraternity executives association.
The study showed that 90% of fraternity/sorority members compared to 70% of non-affiliated students were enrolled during their senior year additionally, greek students have a much higher graduation rates compared to their peers.
Values and organizations: a study of fraternities and sororities william abbott scott snippet view - 1965 values and organizations: a study of fraternities and sororities.
East carolina university's leader has formed a task force to examine greek life on campus, following the closure of several fraternities in the past year the 16-member group was announced.