Of the 2,442 young women who registered for Fall 2015 formal recruitment at The University of Alabama, 93 percent (2,261 women) received bids from the 16 Panhellenic sororities on the UA campus. The number of women who initially registered increased by more than 7 percent, and the total who received bids increased by 10 percent over last year.
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University of Alabama fraternity and sorority members garnered $101,000 for area nonprofits and provided more than 1,200 hours of community service in fund-raisers and volunteer opportunities connected to UA’s Greek Week and the all-Greek service project.
The University of Alabama’s Panhellenic Association will host the annual Sorority Row Trick-or-Treat from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27. Children from the Tuscaloosa area ages 12 and younger are invited to dress up in Halloween costumes without masks and visit the lawns of the campus sorority houses on Magnolia and Colonial drives for candy and activities. Tutwiler and Harris residence halls will also host trick-or-treaters.
The University of Alabama chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity will raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House in Birmingham with the “Paint the Campus Gold” event during September.
The University of Alabama’s Delta Mu chapter of the Delta Delta Delta national sorority has been recognized as this year’s top fundraiser for Tri Delta’s philanthropic partner, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. During the 2013-2014 fundraising campaign, Delta Mu raised $204,414.79 for St. Jude, making it the first chapter to donate more than $200,000 in a single year. The contribution was part of some $6.1 million raised this year by Tri Delta chapters nationwide.
The University of Alabama has recognized campus organizations and students in the 28th Annual Service and Leadership Awards.
The University of Alabama Panhellenic Association invites the Tuscaloosa community to participate in its annual Easter Egg Hunt from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13, on the front lawn of the UA President’s Mansion.
The Delta Sigma Pi fraternity at The University of Alabama asks students, faculty and the Tuscaloosa community to participate in a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, at the Life South Bloodmobile, which will be parked on the north side of the UA Quad.
The University of Alabama’s Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity is sponsoring a “Be the Match on Campus” bone-marrow registration drive from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at the fraternity house, 202 University Blvd. on campus.
Thirteen sororities and fraternities at The University of Alabama are teaming up to host a philanthropic event, Jam for St. Jude, from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at the Sigma Nu fraternity house on campus. The event, which benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, is open to the public. Cost is $6 at the door.