Recruitment

GO GREEK!!!

For specific information regarding Fraternity Recruitment please visit:  http://fitifc.webs.com/recruitment

For specific information regarding Sorority Recruitment please visit:  http://fitpanhellenic.webs.com/recruitment

Becoming a member of a Fraternity or Sorority is really quite easy. Each council holds recruitment events where you can come out, meet new friends, and enjoy new experiences.

Fraternities and Sororities can help you find your place on campus - quite simply, they are a home away from home. They offer academic assistance and support; they encourage you to participate in many varied campus activities and other organizations that will further enrich your life and collegiate experience; they open the doors of opportunity for campus leadership and networking with alumni upon graduation; they help you develop strong social skills and give you the opportunity to create life-long friendships with similar interests and goals/ambitions; they foster educational awareness of current social and at-hand issues in the world.

Want more information on joining a Fraternity or Sorority?

Just email greeklife@fit.edu for more information!!


20 Surprising Facts about Greeks; The power of 2%

  1. Studies prove that Fraternity and Sorority Alumni are much more likely than non-fraternity/sorority members to participate in community service activities after graduation.

  2. Forty-three (43!) of the 100 members of the U.S. Senate are members of a fraternity or sorority.

  3. Twenty-nine percent of the House of Representatives are members of a sorority or fraternity.

  4. Of North America’s 50 largest corporations, 43 are headed by fraternity/sorority men and women!

  5. 7 out of 10 people listed in Who’s Who are in a fraternity/sorority.

  6. 85% of Fortune 500 executives are in a fraternity/sorority.

  7. 40 of 47 U.S. Supreme Court Justices have been and are fraternity/sorority members.

  8. All but two United States Presidents and two Vice-Presidents, born after the founding of the first social fraternity in 1825, have been and are fraternity members.

  9. 63% of all U.S. Cabinet members since 1900 have been and are fraternity/sorority members.

  10. All of the Apollo 11 astronauts were fraternity/sorority members.

  11. With all of the power in these amazing statistics, only 2% of the population are members of fraternity/sorority organizations.

  12. A U.S. Government study shows that over 70% of F/S members graduate, while under 50% of non-Greeks graduate.

  13. A study by the University of Missouri found that F/S members throughout the U.S. and Canada are more involved on their campuses and rate their overall university experience better than non-fraternity/sorority members.

  14. The same U of Missouri study found F/S members are more financially successful after they graduate than non-F/S members, are more involved in their communities, and give more generously to their alma maters.

  15. F/S members not only participate in their own fraternity or sorority leadership, but are also involved in the same extracurricular activities as nonaffiliated students.

  16. As undergraduates, F/S members raise approximately $7 million per year for charities.

  17. As undergraduates, F/S members give approximately 850,000 volunteer hours per year.

  18. Studies show F/S alumni are more satisfied with the social and cultural aspects of the college experience than nonaffiliated students.

  19. F/S affiliation has been shown to have had a significant impact on the current income of alumni.

  20. Employers consider 18 key factors in evaluating job interviews. The F/S Community provides opportunity to develop 12 of those key factors:  Studies prove that Fraternity and Sorority Alumni are much more likely than non-fraternity/sorority members to participate in community service activities after graduation; Real-World Experience, Leadership Qualities, Personal Presentation, Attitude, Communication Skills, Problem Solving, Community Service Orientation, Adaptability-Drive-Initiative, Proven Track Record, Ability to Learn, Preparation for Interviews and Self Confidence.

    Greek facts source