“One of the elements of our community is that we are more diverse than any other Greek community in the nation,” says Harris. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU has never been a popular destination for Greek life. STOP, WE GET IT. There’s nothing wrong with them, per se -- they’re perfectly nice gentlemen. Always fun to hear that one of the world’s most storied and trusted magazine brands is more interested in “partners…, EPISODE 006 of the Gamma Project podcast is here! [4] At many colleges, Greek houses are placed on the same street which is traditionally referred to as "Greek Row."[10][11]. "Frat house" and "sorority house" redirect here. Today, 956 NYU students belong to Greek organizations. 10 Best Sorority Houses - Fall 2019. Due to the increase in widely publicized alcohol-related deaths on college campuses, many national organizations and host colleges have implemented dry housing policies in which the consumption and possession of alcohol is prohibited on house property. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. The first fraternity house seems to have been located at Alpha Epsilon of Chi Psi at the University of Michigan around 1846. For some reason beyond my comprehension, college girls hate nice guys. NYU Center for Student Life 60 Washington Sq South, 7th Floor student-life@nyu.edu (212) 998-4700 As of Friday, March 13th, the Center for Student Life physical location is closed, but all staff are working remotely until futher notice. “NYU Greek Life is a great way to grow academically and this is being publicized even more by IGC and IFC.”. I was already involved at a lot at NYU – the Politics Society, College Democrats, and the Bronfman Center.But there was something missing from my college life that I thought a sorority could help with. As president, it is my ultimate goal to make as many sisters as possible feel accepted, heard and taken seriously both in DG and throughout their lives. Okay, that last part’s an exaggeration, but in all seriousness, the top two houses should be watching their backs harder than Kanye and Jay-Z are watching the throne. They keep almost getting kicked off campus, but no one really knows (or cares?) Alpha Tau Omega was then the first fraternity to own a house in the South when, in 1880, its chapter at The University of the South acquired one. To be fair, I’m sure AEPi guys face a difficult reality, eternally struggling with the dilemma of needing to respect women like their Jewish mothers taught them to and wanting to hit it and quit it like their hormones demand they do. Voted "most fun at brunch" by a yearbook I just made up, they've got an annual Drag Race charity event that benefits HOTT, the Health Outreach To Teens. Anonymous NYU Sorority Girl is in a sorority at NYU and she likes judging and brunch, probably. “For instance, Zeta Psi and FIJI (two NYU fraternities) have put on a reading improvement workshop in past years where a service specializing in ‘speed reading’ will come in and teach a lesson. “Greek life at NYU provides students with a unique type of experience,” says Christianne Bassoul, president of NYU’s Inter-Greek Council, the student-run body that governs NYU’s 26 fraternities and sororities. @. Fraternity and sorority houses range in size from three to twenty bedrooms or more. They can usually be identified by large Greek letters or flags on the front of the house. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Sure, they may be the "most athletic" fraternity here, as evidenced by their almost-perfect track record when it comes to Greek Night, but keep in mind that NYU’s best attempt at real sports is its DIII basketball team. I went through the formal sorority recruitment process in the fall of 2019, the beginning of my sophomore year. When I first joined Delta Gamma my freshman year, I had no idea what to expect. North American fraternity and sorority housing refers largely to the houses or housing areas in which fraternity and sorority members live and work together. Maybe they don’t have Pike looks, AEPi $$$, or Zeta Psi (??? AEPi isn’t crazy-involved on campus, but they do have some shining moments, like when they FINALLY won first place at Greek Games in 2012 (the one year Pike was disqualified after a nine-year winning streak), and their annual "Rock-a-thon" where they set up camp in front of NYU freshman dorm Weinstein for 72 hours straight to raise money for their philanthropy Save A Child’s Heart. Having grown by 190 members after graduations, the university’s FSL community stood at 787 members. In some fraternities or sororities, only the representatives live in the houses while in others the entire fraternity or sorority may live in the house. In a sentence: they’d definitely hold the door for you... when you’re juuuust far away enough for it to be uncomfortable. Connecting talented and ambitious people in the world's greatest cities, our mission is to be a top quality institution. NEW! Didn't find your school?Request for your school to be featured on GreekRank. The nature of this benefit varied between campuses as some houses were paid for entirely by alumni, some were rented, and some were built on land leased from the college. Based off NYU’s bi-annual Club Fest, ‘Meet The Greeks” aims to introduce students to Greek life at NYU and showcase the diverse selection of organizations it offers. Sign up here for our daily NYC email and be the first to get all the food/drink/fun New York has to offer. All NYU. Among the last organizations to establish colonies at NYU were the Pi Beta Phi sorority and, most recently, the Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity, which came to NYU in August. Eta Phi was founded at NYU in 2016. As a result of the FSL community’s sudden growth, the IGC opted earlier this semester to temporarily hold out on recognizing new colonies in order to focus on maintaining the thriving community it has amassed over the past year. As their T-shirts ensure you know, their slogan is "AKPsi means family". Imagine the most douchey (and not in the good way, if there is a good way) kid you knew in high school. Fraternities and sororities will also often maintain a chapter room, to which only initiates may ever be admitted and even whose existence may be kept secret. NYU '09 Alum. Change ), Marketing coordinator @ Twinlab NYU is not without its own share of national Greek life history. That’s Pike. The fact that frat dudes make up less than 7% of NYC's undergraduate student body, and all lack a proper frat castle, has somehow still never stopped them from raging in cramped apartments and dirty LES bars on a Saturday night.