EMERGE is a program designed to cultivate, educate, and empower Greek-affiliated students at the University of Mississippi in their first year of membership. Through this experience, we hope to develop student leaders that are passionate about their community, the individual and diverse perspectives that each student brings, and the safety and wellness of the entire community.
Through this experience, participants will be able to form relationships with others across the Greek community, learn more about your leadership and skills, and become prepared to take on leadership roles across the community.
The Greek Ambassadors program is a multi-faceted student driven initiative meant to promote a holistic fraternity & sorority experience at the University of Mississippi. Greek Ambassadors engage the fraternity & sorority community through peer education on topics such as mental health awareness, hazing prevention, alcohol and other drugs, cultural and social identity awareness, and more. Additionally, they are responsible for outreach to prospective students and families; Serving as a liaison, mentor and tour guide to welcome them to the UM community.
Fraternal Leadership Experience (FLE)
The Fraternal Leadership Experience, formerly known as Greek Summit, or Greek Retreat is our annual community program focused on building chapter leaders and council officers through team building, leadership development, and networking. Chapter presidents and council officers are required to attend. The Fraternal Leadership Experience will take place January 24-26, 2020.
STANDKind is an ongoing harm reduction initiative designed to bring awareness too and train fraternity and sorority leaders from each chapter on risk related issues. This series of programs will cover topics such as sexual assault and interpersonal violence prevention, alcohol and other drugs, hazing prevention, bystander intervention and more. The goal of this program is to equip leaders on multiple levels with the tools necessary to identify issues and to respond in hopes of making the fraternity and sorority experience at the University of Mississippi safe for all of our members.
Project Jamaica is a service-oriented break in which students and staff volunteer with a variety of community partners in order to explore the social, cultural, and political issues in that community. While in Jamaica, participants immerse themselves in the culture, participatein various construction projects, and engage in daily discussion facilitated by trained staff.