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‘We know better’: Greek life leaders address fall recruitment, partying crackdown

Active fraternities and sororities have been conducting virtual recruitment this year.

By Thea Barrett and Maura Scrabis

September 9, 2020

Amid a crackdown on Oakland parties and the student organizations hosting them, some groups are holding themselves to a higher standard. John Altvater, the vice president of recruitment for the Pi Lambda Phi fraternity, said his chapter has closely followed COVID-19 health rules and encourages all Greek life chapters and other organizations to follow them.

2019 Greek Sing pleases performers, raises funds for Children’s Miracle Network

Kappa Delta, Phi Kappa Theta and FIJI’s first-place “The Office” performance at Friday’s “Greek Sing.”

By Amanda Giamalis, For The Pitt News

March 26, 2019

Finishing off Pitt’s Greek Week, Greek Sing 2019 brought a large crowd to the field house. The event is held annually as a spirit event for Pitt’s Greek life, but also as a fundraiser for the Children’s Miracle Network.

Greek life social probation came after student hospitalization

Greek life leaders attend a meeting to discuss the social probation status on Jan 20. (Photo by John Hamilton/Managing Editor)

By The Pitt News Staff

January 19, 2018

Dean of Students Kenyon Bonner put Greek life on modified social probation after a “serious alcohol incident,” he stated in a letter to both fraternity and sorority presidents Friday. The incident resulted in a student being hospitalized. The student’s family has been notified, University spo...

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