Moving from Officer Transitions to Officer Mentoring

So, your chapter/colony is in the midst of officer elections: nominations, speeches, secret ballots – all of the fun of election season! As a current officer, you may be feeling burnt out, tired, and may be wondering what to do next.  How do I transition the new guy properly? It’s been a hot button question for…

2017 Award Winners

Phi Mu Delta Fraternity is pleased to announce the awards and recognitions from the 2017 Sapphire Leadership Institute in Medford Lakes, New Jersey. There were thirteen awards recognizing members, volunteers, and undergraduate chapters. The Charles S. Rising Outstanding Chapter President Award: Michael Doran, Susquehanna University. Charles S. Rising was the first National President of Phi Mu…

10 Reasons to Attend Sapphire Leadership Institute

EXTRA, EXTRA READ ALL ABOUT IT – Sapphire Leadership Institute is June 1-4, 2017, and each chapter is required to send at least 4 members. Why should you attend Sapphire Leadership Institute? Well, let’s ask one of the undergraduate reps that attended in 2015, Mitch Larson (Mu Tau – Rutgers, Camden) – “Sapphire is an…

How to Identify an Advisor

Phi Mu Delta chapters and colonies have many support systems – the National Office, the campus Greek Advisor(s), and a Chapter Advisory Board. This PMDpride post is all about advisory boards. Chapters/colonies that have strong Chapter Advisory Boards are more successful and have stronger chapter operations.  For groups that may not have an advisor, here are…

Elections

It’s election season and many chapter/colony members are beginning to think of the roles they are interested in running for in the coming weeks – here are 10 tips as we begin the election process! ALL officers are expected to attend Officers’ Academy. It is expected that all five officers attend Officers’ Academy held at…

An Expansion Reflection

I have always loved recruitment, as an undergraduate coordinating recruitment and having recruitment conversations were two of my favorite parts of my sorority experience. I loved helping people find their fit within the Greek community and talking about how much I loved my organization. So naturally, being able to do an expansion for Phi Mu Delta was…

14 Ways You Know You’re Doing Recruitment Right

There are a few key ways to know you’re doing recruitment right. Doing recruitment right means you’ll be effective in finding and identifying potential new members, which will result in a successful recruitment. Your recruitment is goal oriented Having recruitment goals help keep the chapter/colony motivated and on task. These goals should be more than a…