Friday, August 7, 2015

Feature Friday: UCLA College Panhellenic

UCLA Panhellenic Executive Board at its 2015 awards.
The National Panhellenic Conference is the umbrella organization for more than 575 College Panhellenic Associations. These associations, comprised of all the sorority women on campus who are members of an NPC member chapter, develop and maintain sorority life and interfraternity relations at a high level of accomplishment on campus. NPC is proud of the work that College Panhellenics do throughout the U.S. and Canada, including the work of the UCLA College Panhellenic.

  • College Panhellenic Excellence Award recipient in 2014 and 2015
  • Located in Los Angeles
  • 12 NPC organizations on campus
  • Total campus sorority membership is 2,287
  • Added 758 women to their Panhellenic community in 2014-15
  • For the past two semesters the all sorority GPA has been higher than the all women’s average.
  • The College Panhellenic donated 41,500 community service hours in 2014-15. 
  • In the last year the College Panhellenic raised $185,000 for philanthropic causes.
  • UCLA’s College Panhellenic encourages academic excellence by hosting a career night and initiations into Greek Honors societies, as well as hosting “Letters in the Library," which promotes wearing your letters while studying at the UCLA libraries. Individual chapters on campus encourage academic excellence by hosting scholarship dinners and inviting professors to attend.
  • To promote Panhellenic unity, this Panhellenic hosts a program called Panhellenic Props, where the women can write encouraging notes to women in other chapters. They also host dessert swaps between different chapters and different grade levels.