May I first just say that I appreciate your interest in the Panhellenic community here at EKU. It is truly one to be admired and appreciated. I can honestly say that it has been one of the best opportunities for me and a decision I have never regretted. It has opened the door to sisterhood, lifelong friendships, service opportunites, and a stable foundation from which my academic goals can be reached. I was told through recruitment that "going Greek" allows for you to join something bigger than yourself. This can be taken literally and/or figuratively. In a literal sense, you truly are joining an organization comprised of many women. In a more figurative sense, how I like to reflect on it most, is the fact that you join a group of women that make you into the woman you want to be. Sometimes the pressures of college can be overwhelming and scary, but with a group of women who become your sisters, it's so much easier to stay on the right path toward success and happiness. For me, this appreciation grew into a drive to give back to the community that has given me so much, which is why I am now serving as Panhellenic President. It has been so rewarding thus far, and I can't wait to see what is in store. I would encourage anyone to give "going Greek" a chance!
ReThink what it means to be Greek!
Ivonne Gonzalez, Panhellenic President