FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 7, 2003
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The governing body of Birmingham-Southern
College's seven national sororities has been named the nation's
best by the National
BSC's Panhellenic Council will be presented with that group's
Panhellenic Conference Overall Excellence Award during ceremonies
Springs, Calif. The National Panhellenic Council is the national
body for college and university panhellenic organizations.
Council was selected for the award from
among all other colleges and universities in the U.S. having six to 10
national sororities on campus.
The award recognizes college panhellenics for achievements and
programs that best develop fraternity loyalties and friendships,
confidence in one
another, and mutual respect and helpfulness, as well as philanthropic
involvement, educational programming, recruitment procedures, and the ability
to foster positive panhellenic relationships with the campus community.
The BSC Panhellenic Council sponsors several educational and
activities for campus members each year including Fall Rush,
the Halloween on
the Hilltop carnival, and a Faculty Appreciation Luncheon. The council
sponsors campus speakers annually to discuss topics such as alcohol awareness
and eating disorders.
The National Panhellenic Council is made up of 26 national sororities.