Sorority life at the University of Nebraska - Kearney is a vibrant, dynamic, and enriching community. With the recent addition of the Alpha Xi Delta sorority, UNK boasts four proud and exemplary chapters that seek to enhance the collegiate experience. In addition, these active chapters pride themselves on providing leadership development, academic support, community service, sisterhood bonding, and alumni networking opportunities.
Why sorority life?
For those of you who may be debating on whether or not to join a sorority, all you really need to do is to review our record of excellence at the University of Nebraska - Kearney and the decision should be easy...
The UNK Greek community offers a four-year, comprehensive learning community that stresses academic success and personal development. Your sorority sisters offer something that is unavailable in any other university housing option - ACCOUNTABILITY and EXPERIENCE. The sisters you live with can help you with every aspect of your academic career, from choosing classes and professors to helping you understand what you might expect on an upcoming exam. Chapters with living units on campus have comfortable areas of study, computer labs with high speed Internet, and designated quiet hours. The proof is in the results... Greeks exceed the grade point averages of their peers on this campus and nationally. Chapters also provide scholarship funding based on GPA and chapter involvement.
Sororities at the
University of Nebraska - Kearney have a rich tradition and proven track
record for cultivating and developing leaders. You will find sorority
members as student government and student organization leaders,
athletes, and peer mentors/tutors. Opportunities abound to develop your
leadership skills. Furthermore, within each sorority chapter there are
elected positions that provide you with an opportunity to develop skills
in interpersonal communication, planning, budgeting/accounting, risk
management, programming, and much more. Every chapter strives to help
their members become exemplary student leaders and invaluable assets to
our local community.
Philanthropic and Community Service Opportunities
The Greek sororities at UNK prides themselves on the selfless service it provides to the community. Each sorority on campus has a signature fundraiser or event they host every year. Chapters sell tickets and raise money for causes and organizations such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Kearney Public School poverty fund, Women's Cardiac Care, the Arthritis Foundation, and much more.
The University of Nebraska - Kearney is a large campus with a diverse student body. Sororities at UNK empower their members to become comfortable living on a large campus and to become an important part of campus life and activities. In addition, sororities give you an opportunity to create lifelong bonds with your college friends and enriches your individual social development. Some social events include mixers and bar-b-ques, formal dances, and great themed-functions on-and-off campus. The ultimate goal of the Greek sorority community is to develop friendships. You will cherish the bonds of your sorority sisters throughout your tenure at the University of Nebraska - Kearney and they will endure well beyond your college career!
Finally, a valuable asset that sororities provide to their sisters are having many different friends to hang out with - a togetherness that cannot be described, a sisterhood that truly lasts a lifetime! Always something to do. Road trips across the country and having places to stay. Mixers with fraternities. Watching movies until the early morning. Belonging to something bigger than yourself. Attending national conferences. Homecoming week competitions and trophies. Social networking. Being the example and a big sister. Endless opportunities to make a difference in your community. Leadership development opportunities within the sorority, campus, and the community. Enjoying life with never a dull moment.
If you are interested in sorority recruitment, please watch our video or click "Sorority Recruitment" on the related links column.
Sorority & Website
Regan M. VanSkiver
Jaci M. Heineman
Vice President of Membership Recruitment
National Founding: January 2, 1897
UNK Founding: Phi Sigma, 1969
Spring 2013 GPA: 3.226
Erin L. Hullinger
Tessa M. Mannlein
Vice President of Recruitment
National Founding: October 10, 1872
UNK Founding: Delta Xi, 1963
Colors: Silver and Bordeaux
Spring 2013 GPA: 3.575
Membership Growth & Marketing Manager
National Founding: April 17, 1893
UNK Founding/Re-Founding: Delta Gamma, 1962 & 2013
Colors: Light Blue, Dark Blue, and Gold
Chapter Website: unk.alphaxidelta.org
Nickname: Alpha Xis or A-Xi-Ds
Katie L. Jadlowski
Kristina N. Redwine
Vice President of Recruitment
National Founding: November 11, 1874
UNK Founding: Gamma Kappa, 1963
Colors: Brown and Mode
Sping 2013 GPA: 3.222
Nickname: G-Phis or Gamma Phis
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