A busy week for greeks

Amanda Bankston

BY SAMANTHA ALISANKUS

The University’s greek community saw a number of major changes last week.  

  • On Dec. 2, the Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Council held nomination speeches for 2013 officers. The IFC held elections on the same day.
  • IFC Election Results:
    • President: Spencer Olson 
    • Exectutive Vice President: Artur Serenbrenski
    • Vice President of Recruitment: Connor Evarts
    • Vice President of Finance: Ryan Geary
    • Vice President of Programming: Ryan Geary
    • Vice President of Programming: Tony Stolar 
  • On the same day, the PHC voted to allow extension on campus. With this vote the campus will be open to sororities interested in installing a chapter at the U. According to previous Minnesota Daily Coverage (https://www.mndaily.com/2012/11/08/panhellenic-council-considers-adding-new-sororities) the council anticipates beginning interviews with interested sororities this spring and having a new chapter on campus by fall 2013.
  • On Dec. 5, the PHC announced results of their elections, which were hosted online following the December 2nd nomination speeches.
  • PHC Election Results:
    • President: Julia Gross
    • Executive Vice President: Kailey Recknagel
    • Vice President of Public Relations: Reed Mosimann
    • Vice President of Finance: Jessica McRoberts
    • Vice President of Programming: Sabrina Ali
    • Vice President of Recruitment: Sarah Campbell
    • Vice President of Academics and Scholarship: Talia Saville
    • Vice President of Member Development: Emma Contrares
  • On Dec. 8, Theta Chi fraternity officially recognized its Alpha Pi chapter as a colony at the U. The colonization ceremony will take place in Hanson Hall on the campus’s West Bank. Theta Chi will become the first chapter this semester to officially colonize at the U. In previous Minnesota Daily coverage (https://www.mndaily.com/2012/12/04/four-frats-seek-return-campus) it was announced that four fraternities were looking to expand at the U beginning this fall.

Source: Office for Fraternity and Sorority Life