* Greek Awards 2014

Monday February 23 rd 7 pm – Bren Events Center
Greek Awards is…
In less than 40 days!
Plan ahead!
• Form committees,
• Distribute among departments
• Have designated application workshop hours
•Ask for help
week 10
• Applications Out Online or emailed to presidents
Monday Jan 5th
• Return to School/Info Session 2
• 6-8pm Pacific Ballroom A
Tuesday January 13th
• Last Info Session
• 6-8 Pacific Ballroom A
Friday January 16th APPS DUE
week 2
Monday January 26th
DUE: Friday, January 16th
(cut off for electronic copy = 11:59 pm)
1 hard copy, with $100.00 application fee to our mailbox:
# 105, poster room in Student Center
1 electronic copy submitted in a .doc format to:
[email protected]
* checks can be made out to UCI Order of Omega
National Honor Recognition for chapters, and individuals
Your chapter must:
Complete all 10 chapter awards, and every section of
the application
 Complete the Order of the Laurel nomination
 Submit application fee and both copies of application
on time
 Must submit 3 names for scorers/graders
 They MUST attend both sessions, failure to attend with result
in the chapters disqualification
NOTE: All Honor society (Gamma Sigma Alpha,
Rho Lambda, & Order of Omega) executive
and those who will be grading, or proctoring scoring
will be asked to recuse themselves from ANY
involvement related to writing and working on the
Greek Awards application for their own chapter
Need 3 names for graders from presidents @ GPC
To be a grader:
Must be available MONDAY JAN 26th (week 4) 6:30-9pm
and MONDAY FEB 2 (week 5) 6:30-9 PM
(arrangements to be excused from meeting will be made)
MUST attend. If the graders fail to attend, your chapters application will not
be considered
At least junior standing
Been a member of the chapter for 1 year
Preferably has held position
Has at least all greek GPA (2.977)
In good standing with the chapter
Chapter Management
Membership Recruitment
New Member Education
Membership Development
Ritual Practice
Risk Management
Scholarship Programming
Philanthropic Event/Service
Alumni Relations
Community Relations
How does your chapter manage itself internally?
Chapter bonding? Disciplinary system? Exec Board?
What is unique/effective about how your chapter
manages its affairs?
What is unique about your new member recruitment
process/processes? (outreach, marketing)
What does your chapter do to prepare for
How does your chapter sustain its members? New
How does your chapter welcome its new members
into the Greek Community?
What opportunities are new members given?
What do you teach them in the new member period?
What are the values you instill and promote to them?
What values does your chapter hold dearly?
Is there a standard set for your members?
How do you implement this? (Events? Programs?)
How has membership improved? How does your
chapter encourage and keep active participation?
How does your chapter uphold it’s ritual, promote its
importance and values?
Do your chapter members take ritual seriously? How
do you implement this?
Does your chapter have relations with it’s national
What does your chapter do to ensure safety of its
members? Of the Greek community?
What kind of lifestyle does your chapter promote of
its members?
How are members held accountable when they fail to
uphold a positive image for the
What does your chapter do to ensure academic
success of its members? What is unique about it?
How are high achieving individuals recognized? How
are those that fall behind reached out to?
How does your chapter strive to improve each
academic quarter? Year?
What does your chapter do to serve the community?
What is unique about the connection your chapter
has with its philanthropy? What makes it
Are your philanthropic efforts inclusive? Who
participates? How is awareness spread for your
How does your chapter maintain relations with
What alumni events do you host? How are they
How does your chapter present opportunities for
alumni to stay involved?
* What has your chapter done
to serve the Greek community?
UCI community? Irvine
Events, programs, volunteering?
To recognize one faculty or staff member
each year has gone out of their way to help
the Greek Community. A person that has
made a positive impact, and shows
dedication living a life shaped by shared
fraternity and sorority values.
NOTE: They do not have to be an alumnus of
any fraternity or sorority, and previous
recipients are not eligible. If a previous
recipient is nominated, the executive board
will remove the nomination.
Outstanding Greek Chapter President
Outstanding Senior*
Outstanding Junior*
Outstanding Sophomore*
Outstanding New Initiate*
Outstanding Alumni Advisor*
* Max of 3 applicants for award
Awarded to one sorority and one fraternity
chapter with the highest points earned out
of the total possible
x/total = ___%
Award presented to fraternity and sorority chapters that have reached a certain
percentage, earning them a bronze, silver or gold level of recognition for being a
high performing chapter. This is in order to reward chapters that have performed
well year-long, and are consistently succeeding and performing at a high level of
achievement within our community.
BRONZE LEVEL: 65% of total available points achieved
SILVER LEVEL: 70% of total available points achieved
GOLD LEVEL: 75% of total available points achieved
- To qualify for consideration, all chapter awards (10) must be completed and not
have received a score of a zero for any categories.
- Points earned for individual awards are not included for this award.
If one comes up, don’t hesitate to contact us at :
[email protected]
Outside organizations, involvements?
Let us know if your club or organization
would like to make announcements, or
distinguish members of our Greek
Community promote any information
contact us to discuss the program.
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