Monday, February 22, 2010

Lehigh Brings Home Awards

From Thursday, February 18th to Sunday, February 21st, 12 Lehigh Greek students attended the Northeast Greek Leadership Association (NGLA) conference in Hartford, CT. Representing IFC, MGC, Panhellenic, and GEM, our students participated in various educational sessions and programmatic options designed to further their leadership within the Greek community at Lehigh.

A highlight of the conference was the annual Awards Banquet on Saturday evening. Lehigh has traditionally done well in the NGLA awards process and this year was no exception!

The Amy Vojta Imact Awards:

Awarded to outstanding programs and initiatives that have made a great impact on the Greek community and/or the college/university

Philanthropy & Service
- Lehigh Panhellenic Council for Pink Week 2009

Membership Recruitment
- Lehigh Panhellenic Council for sorority recruitment 2009

Greek Leaders of Distinction:

Awarded to outstanding members of the Northeast Greek community who exemplify the ideals of fraternity/sorority membership in their daily lives

Lauren Harte, Panhellenic President, Alpha Omicron Pi

Brian Weisser, Interfraternity Council Communications Chair, Phi Sigma Kappa

NGLA Involvement

A special recognition also goes out to Tim Wilkinson, Director of Lehigh's Office of Fraternity & Sorority Affairs (OFSA), who is currently serving NGLA as its Executive Director. Congratulations to Tim on another great NGLA conference!

Additionally, Lehigh's OFSA staff volunteered for NGLA and/or served as educational program presenters:

Veronica Hunter, Greek Life Coordinator - NGLA Board of Directors/AFA Liaison, Conference Staff coordinator, presented Intake Equation, coordinated the Order of Omega case study competition

Danny Grzesik, Greek Life Coordinator - NGLA Awards Committee member, Response Ability chapter meeting facilitator

Michelle Marchand Rebholz, Greek Life Coordinator - NGLA Registration coordinator, presented Values: Intersecting Fraternity/Sorority and Spirituality

Christa Wessels, Greek Life Coordinator - Presented Breaking down Barriers: Unifying the Greek Community, Response Ability chapter meeting facilitator

Jess Diehl, Greek Life Leadership Coordinator - Presented Group Auction: How your Chapter Bids on their Reputation Everyday, Response Ability chapter meeting facilitator

Brian Casey, IFC Community Service Chair & GEM Mentor - Presented Group Auction: How your Chapter Bids on their Reputation Everyday

Congratulations again to all and thank you for representing Lehigh in such a positive manner!!