Ritual Celebration Week 2012
March 4-10, 2012
An initiative of Phi Mu Women’s Fraternity, National Ritual Celebration Week is an opportunity for fraternity men and sorority women to reflect on the Ritual that makes each organization unique and recommit themselves to living the Ritual and their organization values every day.
To find out more about the initiative, visit www.phimu.org/nationalritualweek
Speak Out on Social Media All Week
||Like our page on Facebook and share your answers to our daily reflection questions.
|Follow us on twitter. Share your own reflections on Ritual or post your answers to our daily reflection questions. @DrexelGreek
Watch a video about Ritual:
Living the Ritual Video (North-American Interfraternity Conference)
Secret Thoughts of a Ritual (Triangle Fraternity)
You are Always Wearing your Letters (Delta Zeta, Grand Valley State)
Monday, March 5 International Badge Day
Sponsored by the Panhellenic Council
Show your fraternity/sorority pride and professionalism by wearing your fraternity/sorority badge or pin and badge attire to class today.
Tuesday, March 6
Show your pride in your organization. Wear your favorite set of fraternity/sorority letters today!
Greek Values 2: Living the Ritual
5:30pm, Creese 226
CEO LEAD Certified
Our Ritual is what sets fraternities/sororities apart from other organizations, yet we rarely talk about it, what it means, and how we are living it, leaning on the excuse of secrecy. Greek Values 2 will discuss Ritual, values, and the importance of congruence between organization ideals/values and individual actions.
Wednesday, March 7
Show your pride in your organization by wearing your fraternity/sorority colors today!
Campus to Careers Networking Event
6pm, Bossone Atrium, 3rd Floor
Campus to Careers will host a panel of Drexel alumni professionals to answer questions, provide networking opportunities, and offer relevant career information to students. Topics will enhance knowledge of finances, salary negotiation, citizenship, and behavioral techniques of job interviews and office environments. After the formal Q&A discussion, students an opportunity to ask questions and network with alumni who are working in their desired field, such as business, engineering, healthcare, etc. Students may also bring their resumes for some on-the-spot resume critiquing and coaching by experienced alumni and staff
Thursday, March 8
Greek Community Day
Show your pride for the Drexel Greek community by wearing a past Greek Week, recruitment or bid day shirt today!
‘Living Your Ritual’ Video Shoot
10am-12pm; 1pm-4pm, 215 Creese Student Center
Come tell us how you Live Your Ritual. Be a part of the Greek-wide video project aimed at sharing the Drexel fraternity and sorority community's values and how we live them in our daily lives. Email Natalie Shaak to reserve a specific timeslot or show up at 215 Creese Student Center.
Ritual in Action: Sigma Phi Epsilon's Burning Heart Ceremony
6pm, Location TBD
Come see an open farternity Ritual presented by Sigma Phi Epsilon. Following the formal Ritual, join us for a discussion about the importance of Ritual in the fraternity and sorority community.
Friday, March 9
Dragon Pride Day
Show your pride in having your fraternity/sorority at Drexel by wearing Drexel and Greek life gear!
Keeping the Buzz Alive: Living the Ritual as a Drexel Professional
9am, 215 Creese Student Center
Membership in a fraternity or sorority is for a lifetime. The oath taken 5, 10, or 15+ years ago is still relevant today. Join other Drexel faculty/staff fraternity and sorority members to celebrate National Ritual Celebration Week as we discuss how we as higher education professionals can live our Ritual and values every day and inspire our students to do the same. Coffee and snacks will be provided. RSVP to Natalie Shaak.
Saturday, March 10
Project Alpha: Anti-Bullying/Anti-Hazing in our Academic Communities
9:30am-12:30pm, Houston Hall (University of Pennsylvania), 3417 Spruce Street
Sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Hazing is one of the main ways fraternity and sorority members are not living our values. Find out more about the effects of hazing on the college campus through panel discussions and workshops featuring Drexel professor Dr. Chuck Williams of the Center for the Prevention of School-Aged Violence.
RSVP to Marcus Washington.
For more information about Drexel’s Ritual Celebration Week, contact Natalie Shaak or call (215) 571-3575.