Fraternities, Sororities Recruit New Members
Every year the fraternities and sororities at Alma College take the
spotlight during Greek Recruitment Week. This year 58 women and 54 men
went through formal recruitment and committed themselves to the Greek
“So many people are drawn to Greek Life because it offers camaraderie
and emphasizes common goals and values,” says Campus Life Director
Grant Woodman. “It is a positive outlet for students who want to
be involved on campus and be part of a social network that continues
The annual Fraternity Run Outs took place Jan. 24 in the Stone Recreation Center.
This year, Phi Mu Alpha joined Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Chi, Theta Kappa Epsilon, Theta Chi and Zeta Sigma as the sixth social fraternity on campus.
“This change has been positive for the campus since PMA
offers a different perspective on Greek Life that has not been present
before,” Woodman says. “PMA members all have an interest in music, and
many of them are in music ensembles on campus.”
The annual Sorority Walk Outs took place Jan. 23 in the Stone Recreation Center.
Campus sororities include Alpha Gamma Delta, Alpha Xi Delta, Gamma Phi Beta, Kappa Iota and Phi Sigma Sigma.
Twenty-four percent of Alma students were members of Greek organizations in 2007-08.
Posted: Tue, January 27th, 2009 at 4:26PM