Alpha Lambda Mu: The story of America’s first Muslim-interest fraternity

Alpha Lambda Mu members carrying out recruitment

In the fall of 2012, Ali Mahmoud received some disappointing news from his friend, Omar. Omar was going to join a fraternity, which Ali thought would compromise his Muslim values. But what other choice did he have? It’s not like there was a Muslim-interest fraternity he could join. And just like that, the idea for Alpha … Read moreAlpha Lambda Mu: The story of America’s first Muslim-interest fraternity

Pi Beta Phi at Toledo aims to curb drunk driving

Pi Beta Phi mocktails casket

In 1996, a Pi Beta Phi sister at the University of Toledo was killed in a drunk driving accident. Her name was Katie Hoben, and the drunk driver was a fellow UT student. In her honor, and with the goal of preventing more fatal accidents, the sisters created Mocktails / Mock Trial. The program is a … Read morePi Beta Phi at Toledo aims to curb drunk driving

Sigma Alpha Epsilon at Carnegie Mellon raised $579,000 for ALS research

In the spring of 2014, long-time Sigma Alpha Epsilon advisor Bob Dax was diagnosed with ALS. Devastated by the news, the Brothers dedicated their 2014 philanthropy, Donut Dash, to Bob and set their sights on raising $100,000 for ALS research that year. This is the story of how they reached that goal and, ultimately, raised … Read moreSigma Alpha Epsilon at Carnegie Mellon raised $579,000 for ALS research

Introduction to Greek Life Today

The Greek Life Today podcast is officially ready for launch! In this introductory episode, I share the mission of this project and my journey to launching it. In short, I believe that fraternities and sororities have massive potential to transform college students into leaders, and solve problems in our communities. That said, I think they … Read moreIntroduction to Greek Life Today