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This is a guest post by Enivation, an NIC Associate Member.
At the Fall 2013 Board of Directors Meeting, the NIC reaffirmed its position against hazing.
These are campuses where fraternity communities most strongly outperformed their peers during spring 2012-13.
Emphasis on benefits to donors ignores the lifeline charities provide for poor, as well as the jobs and community support provided through the nonprofit sector.
The NIC has joined the Charitable Giving Coalition to help influence Congress to protect philanthropic giving. The following letter was sent on May 13th. We encourage you to contact your officials to help influence the conversation on charitable giving.
The Fraternal Government Relations Coalition supports the Collegiate Housing & Infrastructure Act.
Delta Lambda Phi Social Fraternity was seated as a new member fraternity at the 2013 NIC House of Delegates on April 15th.
It is with much excitement that we announce Gail Perry as one of THE Foundations Seminar 2013 Pre-Conference speakers.
“Hazing has no place in the fraternity experience and men who fail to abide by our principles and to do their part to ensure the fraternity experience is devoid of hazing have no place in our organizations,” said Pete Smithhisler during his testimony to the Georgia House of Representatives.
What’s your Fraternal Coffee Order?
Take Comfort In Rituals. What do you think of when you see this picture?
The North-American Interfraternity Conference invites candidates to submit an application for the Director of Fraternity Advancement Position. The director’s position will concentrate on advancing the growth of the fraternity movement through project based initiatives. This dynamic position will have significant interaction with the rest of the NIC professional staff position. The Director of Fraternity Advancement will be based at the NIC headquarters in Indianapolis, IN.
The North-American Interfraternity Conference invites candidates to submit an application for the Director of Public Policy position. This position will concentrate on enhancing the environment in which fraternities operate by guiding campus advocacy efforts for the NIC. The Director of Public Policy will be a senior level position, based at the NIC headquarters in Indianapolis, IN.
Join us for this educational webinar that will give you answers and ideas to many questions that exist about social media and how it can be used for organizations - and particularly fraternities. Andy Huston, Director of Member Services, will be the presenter.
Register now for the Jon Williamson Futures Quest!
Looking to have a successful IFC Officer Transition? The NIC can help…
If your chapter has a house, make sure you do this 1 thing before Thanksgiving….
Kappa Alpha Order (known as “KA” or “the Order”), a national men’s collegiate social fraternity, founded in 1865, is proud to celebrate the milestone of 150,000 total initiates. Earlier this year, national staff of KA confirmed that on November 20, 2009, Drury student Steven R. Blackshear was initiated by the Beta Iota Chapter of KA launching his lifetime membership in fraternity.
A new study of internet gambling among teens and young adults shows that internet gambling among men is up over the past two years
Looking for tips for building a more effective Volunteer Board. Here are some thoughts courtesy of the Indianapolis Not-for-Profit News
For a third of lawmakers, Congress isn’t the only fraternity they’ve pledged. This is a recent article from the Washingtonian
An insightful Op-Ed article regarding college rankings by Kenneth P. Ruscio, President of Washington and Lee University, published in USA Today on 8/31/10.
Former NIC Executive Vice President Jon Williamson is recognized by Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity for his record interfraternal service.
The Beloit College Mindset List has been published each August since 1998. This list highlights items of cultural impact that have influenced the lives of these students. Keep these items in mind as we prepare to welcome them into our organizations.
Sign the Petition to Ban Hazing in Sports
NIC Celebrates Another Successful Year of the Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute!
Many people are familiar with the NIC’s 5-Step Recruitment Model, but Beta Theta Pi has inserted an important a sixth step.
In protest of the recently passed immigration law in Arizona that many believe will lead to racial profiling, Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity has moved its annual convention out of the state.
The Early Bird Registration Deadline for UIFI 2010 is fast approaching
Ward-Bopp to depart NIC for National Leadership Position, NIC announces staff position focused on Member Services.
Faciliator and Intern Applications for UIFI are due on Febraury 28!
The NIC staff receives frequent inquires regarding how a school can go about “opening” their campus for expansion. We’re happy to help!
How does your organization address mental health? This NASPA article provides great insight into how campuses are addressing depression.
The re(Define) (Real)ity fashion show concept is a movement created by the Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness that challenges society to embrace diversity, dismiss unrealistic ideals and prove that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes.
Taking a page from Tri Delta’s from Iowa State University, some great tips on how to donate some difficult items when renovating fraternity/sorority houses!