Nominate Baseball Stars for NIC’s All-Fraternity All-American Team
The North-American Interfraternity Conference will select its annual All-Fraternity team made up of leading collegiate standouts who are in NIC member fraternities. A first team, second team, coach of the year and lengthy honorable mention list will be announced on this website in June. Nominations of players and head coaches from all NCAA and NAIA divisions should be sent to Jay Langhammer atwww.Jlangha132@aol.com. A watch list of leading candidates will be on this website and updated as new names are received and checked out.
Basketball Hall of Fame to Induct Two More Greeks
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts has announced their new induction class and two men from NIC member fraternities will be inducted. The new class includes OlympianDon Barksdale (Alpha Phi Alpha at UCLA) and Nike co-founder Phil Knight (Phi Gamma Delta at University of Oregon). The induction ceremonies will take place in Springfield on September 7th.
2012 NIC All-Fraternity All-American Basketball Teams
The college basketball season and all of the tournament games have concluded. Players from a large number of fraternities and colleges have been selected on the attached press release. To review the leading Greek players and head coaches, click here.
Sigma Nu’s Eli Young Band Wins Big Honor at Academy of Country Music Awards Show
The 47th Academy of Country Music Awards Show in Las Vegas featured several alumni of NIC member fraternities. Winning top honors for the song of the year, "Crazy Girl", was the Eli Young Band, whose four members met while in the Sigma Nu chapter at University of North Texas. Charles Kelley (Lambda Chi Alpha at University of Georgia) and Lady Antebellum were named the ACM's top vocal group. In Blake Shelton's acceptance speech as the male vocalist award winner, he quoted lyrics from the song "Home" by fellow singer Dierks Bentley (Sigma Alpha Epsilon at University of Vermont). Zac Brown (Kappa Alpha Order at the University of West Georgia) and his group, the Zac Brown Band, performed one of their big songs. Tying for the most ACM nominations with nine was Kenny Chesney (Lambda Chi Alpha at East Tennessee State). Actor Ashton Kutcher (Delta Chi at University of Iowa) presented Miranda Lambert with the female vocalist of the year award.
Coordinator of Greek Life Job Posting at University of Nevada - Reno
The University of Nevada, Reno is looking for a full time Administrative Faculty member to serve as Coordinator of Greek Life. The Coordinator of Greek Life, reporting to the Dean of Students, is a key part of the Student Life Services department. The individual advises the Inter- Fraternity Council (IFC), Panhellenic Council, Multicultural Greek Council and individual Greek honorary organizations. The Coordinator serves as a resource to the leadership of individual fraternities and sororities and designs, implements and evaluates membership development programs as well as recruitment and retention programs. The Coordinator serves as the primary contact person for all official inquiries about the Greek system from national/international representatives, community constituents, current and potential students. The Coordinator works closely with the Dean of Students to plan, design and evaluate the area of Greek Life in support of departmental goals and objectives; interacting on police investigations, responding to media inquiries and emergencies involving Greek chapter houses and Greek student involvement. The Coordinator supports and participates in late night/weekend activities and emergencies in addition to maintaining regular business hours.
For additional information, or to apply, please visit https://www.unrsearch.com/ . Applications close April 17, 2012.
Search Committee Chair: Carol Millie
Search Coordinator: JoAnn Hoskins