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USM College Panhellenic Association Chapter Achieves National Recognition


From the Department of Communications at the University of Southern Mississippi

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) – The University of Southern Mississippi The College Panhellenic Association Chapter has won National Awards for Innovation in Leadership, Programming and Marketing from the National Panhellenic Council for the 2021-22 academic year.

College Pan-Hellenic Associations are affiliates of the NPC created to enable cooperation among women-only sororities on campus.

Each University Pan-Hellenic Association is student-run and composed of all NPC member sorority chapters on the respective campus. They were eligible to receive recognition for their work in the areas of academic innovation, community impact, legal process, leadership, marketing, programming, and recruitment.

“These Pan-Hellenic College Associations have excelled in the areas of council success and community support,” said Linda Henderson, Chair of the 2020-22 Pan-Hellenic College Committee. “We are pleased to recognize these associations and their member chapters for excellence and innovation in Pan-Hellenic operations during the preceding academic year. The success of these Pan-Hellenic colleges demonstrates that there is a bright future ahead of them for their associations and the wider Pan-Hellenic community.

In addition, to receive an “Award of Excellence” or an “Award of Innovation”, the Panhellenic College must demonstrate a set of basic Panhellenic competencies, such as adherence to the unanimous agreements and policies of the NPC, adherence to contribution and reporting deadlines and retention of NPC information and contacts. up-to-date database.

“Watching these amazing students develop their leadership skills and work hard behind the scenes is one thing – seeing them get this level of recognition for their dedication is a whole new level of pride,” said Hannah Scott Back, Pan-Hellenic Coordinator and Council. the university. advisor to the USM Office of Brotherhood and Sisterhood. “They knew the challenges ahead and faced each one with confidence and an open mind. Our CPC Board, and the entire Pan-Hellenic community, have truly embraced our charge to ’embrace’. Equip. Empower.’ over the past year.

“As not only their advisor, but myself an alumnus of the Miss South sorority, I couldn’t be prouder.”

Laura Laughlin, director of the Office of Brotherhood and Sisterhood, agreed.

“Fraternity and Sorority Life is very proud of our hard-working students,” said Laughlin. “The executive members of our College Panhellenic Council (CPC) are innovative and proven to be dedicated to improving the sorority community. Our office appreciates their service and we congratulate them on their many accomplishments. I can’t wait to see what they do this semester.

NPC is the largest organization championing the women-only sorority experience and is the trade association of 26 national and international sororities. NPC sororities are located on nearly 670 campuses with more than 375,000 undergraduate members in more than 3,350 chapters. Alumni are represented in nearly 3,500 associations around the world.

For more information, including a full list of NPC sororities, visit npcwomen.org

For more information on fraternity and sorority life at USM, click HERE.

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