UNH's Sororities, Fraternities Take Honors at Regional Conference

Contact: Denise Hart
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UNH Media Relations

March 8, 2004


DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire sororities and fraternities took the Northeast Greek Leadership Association by storm recently, bringing home more than a dozen awards and honorable mentions. The conference, held in Philadelphia, Pa., drew more than 830 participants from 88 campuses representing all 10 states within the Northeast region.

UNH’s Interfraternity Council (IFC), which represents nine fraternities, received seven Program Excellence Awards for academic achievement, council management, leadership and educational development, public relations, philanthropy and community service, membership recruitment and risk reduction and management. The university’s Panhellenic Council (PC), which represents five sororities, received awards for academic achievement, council management, leadership and educational development, public relations and philanthropy and community service.

The following members of the UNH Greek community received individual honorable mentions: Matt Travaglini, IFC president 2003, for Greek Leader of Distinction; Cassidy Loew, PC president 2003, for Greek Leader of Distinction; Stephen Pappajohn, coordinator of Greek Affairs at UNH, for the Phillipi IFC Advising Award.

“ UNH continues to lead the northeast region in major programming areas,” says Pappajohn. “It reflects proudly on our institution and the community.”