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Greek Awards

Below is the Fraternity & Sorority Affairs Annual Award Applications. All award applications are due by noon on Tuesday,  April 2, 2013. Awards will be given out at LipSync during Greek Weekend 2013 (April 14th).

Chapter Awards

Excellence in Alumni Relations

The Fraternity & Sorority community at the Austin Peay State University strives to create solid and positive relationships with alumni members of our chapters. Active members welcome alumni to campus and chapters events. We work to engage alumni by keeping them informed of university and chapter activities. 

Excellence in Brotherhood/Sisterhood Development

The Fraternity & Sorority community at the Austin Peay State University strives to create solid and positive relationships with all active members on campus. Active chapters develop programs and events that create an atmosphere of success, accomplishment, and brotherhood/sisterhood that distinguishes the Greek community from other organizations. 

Excellence in Community Service

The Fraternity & Sorority community at the Austin Peay State University has an extraordinary commitment to goodwill. This award recognizes one chapter whose community service projects are well planned and organized, advertised and executed in a professional manner. 

Excellence in Innovative Programming

The Fraternity & Sorority community at the Austin Peay State University strives to best represent well-rounded men and women. This award is based on a combination of elements including a high quality new member program, and a commitment to continuing education for the active members, and focus on brotherhood or sisterhood, and a true understanding of diversity through the community. The recipients should be chapters that help develop individuals who are committed to bettering themselves as well as those around him/her.

Excellence in New Member Education

The Fraternity & Sorority community at the Austin Peay State University is committed to extraordinary introductions to the Greek community. Excellence in New Member Education is based on a combination of several elements including excellence in new member grade point average (to be eligible the chapter much meet/exceed the all student average); the creation, support and development of comprehensive education program for new members with clear consequences for individuals that fail to meet the standards set forth; and a rewards program.

Excellence in Philanthropic Endeavors

The Fraternity & Sorority community at the Austin Peay State University has an extraordinary commitment to goodwill. This award recognizes one chapter whose philanthropy projects are well planned and organized, advertised and executed in a professional manner and well attended by the Greek and University community. In addition, programs should provide safe and risk-free environments for all participants. Funds raised should be donated to national and local charities.

Excellence in Scholastic Endeavors

The Fraternity & Sorority community at the Austin Peay State University is committed to extraordinary academic achievement. Scholastic excellence is based on a combination of several elements including excellence in chapter grade point average (to be eligible the chapter much meet/exceed the all student average); the creation, support and development of comprehensive scholarship program for academic achievement with clear consequences for individuals that fail to meet the standards set forth; and offer a creative academic incentive program.

Commitment of Excellence Award for the Interfraternity Council

The Fraternity & Sorority community at the Austin Peay State University is committed to providing councils where men and women can both find organizations that they can call their own. The Interfraternity Council is a unique organization that allows men to discover, develop, and share positive traits and experiences that will develop them into well-rounded individuals.  Active chapters hold membership to the organization and therefore represent it with everything they do. 

Commitment of Excellence Award for the National Pan-Hellenic Council

The Fraternity & Sorority community at the Austin Peay State University is committed to providing councils where men and women can both find organizations that they can call their own. The National Pan-Hellenic Council is a unique organization that allows men and women to discover, develop, and share positive traits and experiences that will develop them into well-rounded individuals.  Active chapters hold membership to the organization and therefore represent it with everything they do. 

Commitment of Excellence Award for the Panhellenic Council

The Fraternity & Sorority community at the Austin Peay State University is committed to providing councils where men and women can both find organizations that they can call their own. The Panhellenic Council is a unique organization that allows women to discover, develop, and share positive traits and experiences that will develop them into well-rounded individuals.  Active chapters hold membership to the organization and therefore represent it with everything they do. 

Greek Unity

The Fraternity & Sorority community at the Austin Peay State University strives to create solid and positive relationships with all active members on campus. Active members welcome alumni to campus and chapters events. We work to engage alumni by keeping them informed of university and chapter activities. 

Chapter of the Year

This award recognizes one (1) chapter that is involved and successful in all things Greek.

Individual Awards

Outstanding Chapter Advisor 

The Outstanding Chapter Advisor of the Year Award recognizes the contributions of a dedicated volunteer such as a chapter advisor (faculty/staff or alumni/ae) has assisted one of our chapters. The success of undergraduate members and chapters depends on the support of these advisors. The recipient is an advisor whose commitment creates and perpetuates a positive and rewarding fraternal experience for individual members, chapters, and the fraternity/sorority community 

Outstanding Chapter President  

The Outstanding Chapter President Award recognizes a chapter president whose leadership has contributed to the growth of the chapter and who excels as a leader while involved in the greater community. Outstanding Chapter Presidents are leaders, scholars, mentors, and servants.

Outstanding New Member 

The Outstanding New Member of the Year Award recognizes one fraternity and sorority new member who each embody in thought and deed the mission and values of their respective organizations as well as the Austin Peay Fraternity & Sorority Community.  One sorority new member and one fraternity new member from Fall 2011 or Spring 2012 will be recognized for their outstanding achievements.

Senior Dedication Award

The Senior Dedication Award recognizes deserving seniors who exhibit the highest standards of purpose and performance in their Chapter throughout their entire collegiate experience.  This award focuses solely on the contribution that an individual has made in the chapter. The recipients illustrate dedication to fraternal values and the importance of leaving a positive legacy for future members. 

Unsung Champion 

The Fraternity & Sorority community at the Austin Peay State University strives to best represent well-rounded men and women. This award is for a student from any class level who has not held a formal position, but whose behind-the-scenes dedication and efforts have proven invaluable to the success of a project, program, cause or movement on campus. The recipients should be individuals who are committed to bettering the Greek community as a whole.