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The Panhellenic Pulse: 

The Panhellenic Pulse March 2006 Vol. 1 Issue 10 Chapters at a Glance: AΓΔ – The sisters of Alpha Gamma Delta would like to welcome their spring pledges & newest members to the fraternity! AΔΠ – The sisters of Alpha Delta Pi will be holding their spring initiation service this month. They would also like to congratulate their sister, Tara Schmidt, for being awarded Sigma Chi Sweetheart. Karen was also recognized as an honorary sweetheart. ΑΦ-The sisters of Alpha Phi had a very successful dating game & heart throb event and managed to raise over $650. They also had an enjoyable founder’s brunch this month, attended by several alumni. ΓΦΒ – Gamma Phi Beta had a successful mother daughter tea in the chapter room and wanted to thank the sisters of Delta Gamma for putting on Anchorsplash. ΔΓ – Delta Gamma would like to thank everyone who participated in, and helped to organize their very successful Anchorsplash. ΚΑΘ –The sisters of Kappa Alpha Theta ended the month of February by initiating 10 new women into Theta. They also wanted to congratulate the new Sigma Chi Sweetheart! KKΓ – The sisters of Kappa Kappa Gamma put won the award for best banner at the Delta Gamma Anchorsplash event! 1 A Message from the President… Hi Ladies!!!  My name is Jessie Erickson and I'm your new Panhellenic President!  I am so excited to be representing such an amazing group of women and I am looking forward to continuing some great traditions and building even more.  As the head of the UBC Panhellenic Council I would like to tell you that we are here for YOU.  We are here to represent you, help you, support you and to make Greek life more fun!  I would like to encourage all of you to attend a Panhellenic meeting (Sundays at 7pm) and see how the council runs.  Also make sure to speak with your chapter's Panhellenic Delegate and find out just what Panhellenic is up to.  And if you ever have any great ideas or suggestions that you would like to see Panhellenic put forward don't be shy!  We would love to hear from you!  Feel free to email or call me anytime!  I look forward to working for all of you and making our Panhellenic System the best it can be! Fraternally, Jessie Erickson !!GREEK WEEK!! Get ready for some fun filled events beginning March 6! Be sure to wear your letters all week! March 6 –BLITZ DAY March 7 – Karaoke at the Gallery, 8 PM March 8 – Krispy Kreme Donut Sale at Wood & Buch, IFC Bar Party at Skybar March 9 – Donut Sales at Wood & Buch March 10 – Greek Olympics at the SRC, Kappa Sigma House Party More detailed information on Greek Week & the upcoming Recruitment Workshop inside!


2 Leading with your LETTERS AΓΔ AΔΠ AΦ ΓΦB ΔΓ KAΘ KKΓ It may seem as though September is ages away, but before you know it’ll be a new school year, and you know what that means… Recruitment is just around the corner! In order to help everyone in the Greek System prepare for upcoming formal recruitment in the fall, the President and Vice President of Recruitment, along with the rest of the Panhellenic Council have been working hard to organize a Recruitment Workshop scheduled for March 12 entitled Leading With Your Letters. The workshop will include tracks for both newly initiated, active, as well as graduating sisters and will discuss useful topics such as how to approach women on campus, how to be a good alumnus, networking skills, how to approach women on campus & tons of conversation tips. There is a lot to be gained from this workshop, no matter what year you are in! There will tons of relevant information, food, prizes & fun so this is definitely an event you won’t want to miss! Leading With Your Letters Schedule of Activities: 9:30 AM – Breakfast 10:30 AM – General Session 1 11:30 AM – Breakout Session 1 12:30 – LUNCH 1:15 – Breakout Session 2 2:15 – General Session 2 As the numbers for Panhellenic have remained relatively stagnant for the past few years, this workshop is a great way to fine tune your recruitment skills! Also, for newly initiated members, this is a great way to get a little taste of what to expect from recruitment as a part of “the other side.”


Leadership Opportunities at UBC 3 GREEK WEEK! . UBC is such a large and diverse school, its difficult to not find something to do! Here are just a few opportunities to fine tune your leadership skills! Now Recruiting for On-Site Volunteers - UBC International Week Spearheaded by student leaders, UBC International Week 2006 is the biggest multicultural celebration of the year. It consists of dance, drama, film, cultural displays, global chats, delectable foods, and impressive programs. We need over 150 on-site volunteers. For more info,contact or come to an on-site volunteer info session at International House: Tuesday March 7th, 2-3pm (Conference Room) OR Wednesday March 8th, 4:30 - 5:30 (Upper Lounge) Practice your job interview skills with actual employers In our extremely popular Future Mapping module 5, The Job Interview Clinic, you will discover: The importance of researching a company BEFORE your interview. What clues employers look for in a job interview to decide if you are a fit or not? Favorite interview questions & how to answer them, & much! We invite hiring managers and HR professionals from a variety of companies to do mock interviews with you!!!! Check our Upcoming Workshops Schedule ( to sign up for the next available workshop.Contact Info: UBC Career Services Front Desk, 604-822-4011 International Women's Day (Talk by Olympic Medalist!) Funded by a grant awarded through the AMS' Innovative Project Fund, UBC REC is hosting a unique half-day conference on Women in Sport highlighted by keynote speaker, Hayley Wickenheiser. The conference is a joint venture with 2010 Legacies Now, Promotion Plus and ActNow BC and will be held at UBC's Robson Square campus on March 8, 2006 in celebration of International Women's Day. AMS Job Fair 2006 Bring your resumes and meet your future employers. The AMS Job Fair 2006 introduces UBC students to prospective employers for part-time, summer, full time, work abroad and post grad opportunities. Main Concourse - Student Union Building 10am to 4pm, March 15th & 16th only March 6- 10 is our chance to participate across campus in UBC Greek Week. Greek involvement is encouraged throughout, as the spirit of the Greek system will be witnessed by everyone at UBC. This week is designed to be fun. It will raise awareness of the Greek system and fundraise for some deserving charities while giving a chance for some friendly competition in Friday’s Greek Olympics. What has to make this week a success however is going to be a demonstration of Greek Enthusiasm. This effort should come from all Greeks and means two things in particular: Wear your letters all week. Participate in scheduled events. These events should be a really cool time if each Fraternity and Sorority send a group to attend them. This is also an excellent chance to have spring recruits participate in Greek events!

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