Community Service within Kappa Delta 

KD girls with some of the local girl scouts. Photo retrieved from KD Instagram.

Kelli Carter ~ Staff Writer

     Community service is a vital aspect of Greek Life at the University of Lynchburg. Kappa Delta, like many other greek organizations on campus, tries to stay connected with the community outside of the school.

     The week of Oct. 21, 2019, KD will be giving out their women’s friendship month T-shirts that people have purchased. The idea of the shirt was to raise awareness for how important it is for women to care about each other, but also to try to build each other up. 

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Greek Life Houses on Campus

Photo taken by Katherine Daniel of Greek row on Oct. 15, 2019.

Kelli Carter ~ Staff Writer 

     On Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, the Office of Housing and Residence Life at the University of Lynchburg conducted an open discussion on housing concerns with the members of the Greek life community on campus. 

     The main objective of the meeting was to understand why the Greek houses were designated as such and if those allocations were in jeopardy. 

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Who is the Fraternity and sorority life advisor?

Drew Pelkey
Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Drew Pelkey

Kelli Carter ~ Staff Writer

According to the University Ambassadors Fact Sheet,  about 18% of the student body at the University of Lynchburg participates in greek life. There are a total of ten social greek organizations on campus. Greek life is a way for people to find who they are and to also find a group of people who shares the same values.

     Just this year, the university got a new Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life, who oversees all the activities of fraternities and sororities on campus. The person who fulfilled this position is Drew Pelkey. 

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Going Greek

Sarah Irby, Editor in Chief~

The Greek System is as old as the United States itself, with the first established fraternity dating back to 1776; however, fraternity and sorority life didn’t have a presence on Lynchburg College’s campus until over two centuries later, in 1992. Sixteen percent of the student population at LC is involved in one of the 11 chapters that are active on campus, but how exactly does the system work? Continue reading “Going Greek”