Why Join a Fraternity or Sorority?

Why Join a Fraternity or Sorority?


Academic excellence is a vital aspect of fraternity and sorority membership at SUNY Delhi. Scholastic standards are important for each chapter and the community as a whole. Programming, incentives, recognition and ongoing support help fraternity and sorority members achieve academic success. Academic achievement is the reason students are at SUNY Delhi; fraternities and sororities are designed to help their members meet that goal.


Strong Foundations. Future Leaders.  This is the SUNY Delhi fraternity and sorority way. Developing leaders today for life after college is an important part of Greek involvement. Fraternity and sorority members participate in a variety of programs that provide leadership development. There are many ways to be a leader in Delhi’s Greek community, including chapter or council officer positions, national or regional leadership conferences, campus-based leadership opportunities and committee involvement.


Giving back to the local, national, and global community is a key component of the fraternity and sorority experience. Members are provided with opportunities to participate in hands-on volunteer work and implement philanthropic events to raise money for charitable causes. The opportunities ensure that fraternity and sorority members will have an impact on their community and develop lifelong habits of giving back.


Joining a fraternity or sorority is about building lifelong relationships that extend beyond ordinary friendships. Bonds of brotherhood and sisterhood are formed within an organization and provide Fraternity and Sorority members with a home away from home, mentorship, career networking and a sense of community at a large university. Fraternity and sorority members enjoy lifelong connections that can provide support and celebration in life’s significant moments.