Greek Tri-Council Statement on Anti-Semitic Incident

This morning, students on campus awoke to news of yet another hateful and discriminatory act on Ithaca’s campus. This Anti-Semitic act is deplorable — it warrants support for those impacted, and requires a call to action on behalf of the Cornell community. Anti-Semitism, white supremacy, and any other hateful sentiments have absolutely no place on this campus. This type of hatred is disturbing and we stand in solidarity with all of those who have been impacted by these events. We stand alongside the countless other campus organizations who have made efforts to speak out against…continue reading →

Recruitment Goes Live! 2017

Cornell's Panhellenic Council is excited to announce that Recruitment Goes Live 2017 will be held on October 13th from 4:30-6:30 PM! On October 13th, you will be able to begin officially registering for Formal Membership Recrutiment! Come meet representatives from all 13 Panhellenic Sororities as well as your Panhellenic Executive Board and Rho Gammas! We are all here to answer any questions you have about the process and provide unbiased advice. Dress code is casual, and light refreshments will be served!continue reading →
Circle of Sisterhood Week

Circle of Sisterhood Week

As many of you have heard, the Panhellenic Council’s new initiative this year is the Circle of Sisterhood. The Foundation is is a mechanism by which all sorority women can stand together and give girls and women an equal chance for rewarding lives and livelihoods through access to adequate education. September 25 will mark the beginning of the Circle of Sisterhood Week. Here is the list of events: (All week at Manndibles, the Sisterhood Smoothie will be available for purchase with proceeds going to C of S, and at CTB the TSM [Total…continue reading →

The Cornell University Greek Tri-Council Diversity & Inclusion Plan

Cornell University Greek Tri-Council Diversity & Inclusion Plan: Accountability, Education, Impact, and Change   I. Introduction Over the past two weeks, the Cornell community has faced two Greek-related incidents, both relating to racial and ethnic bias. The following is our plan moving forward. The actions of these individuals are both disgusting and deplorable, and we are not ignorant of the larger issues of systemic oppression plaguing fraternity and sorority life. As such, we set forth the following plan to enact sustainable, effective, and critically necessary change in our community. Its implementation is contingent…continue reading →

Greek Tri-Council Statement on Recent Bias Incident

The following is in response to a message from VP of Student & Campus Life Ryan Lombardi.  Less than a week after one egregious incident of bias hit our campus, here we are reeling from another. Let us be clear: We are outraged. We are disgusted. This is not okay. No one in the Cornell community should feel unsafe or threatened on this campus. As leaders, we will speak out against such incidents — no matter where they occur, or who they impact. Now more than ever, we’re committed to be a fighting force against…continue reading →

Greek Tri-Council Statement on Diversity and Inclusion

The following is a message in response to the recent incident at Zeta Psi Fraternity. La Asociación Latina 2017-2018 Executive Board also wrote a statement on the incident, which can be found here.  The Cornell Greek Tri-Council recognizes that in recent months minority communities have experienced heightened bias and discrimination in today's increasingly divided society towards marginalized groups. Hateful rhetoric and action certainly are not welcome in our Greek community or on our campus. We will do all in our power to eradicate such behavior and uphold Cornell's founding principle of inclusivity. The Tri-Council does…continue reading →
#1GxP: September 8, 2017

#1GxP: September 8, 2017

The Panhellenic Community is thrilled to be co-sponsoring the One Greek Experience Kick-off BBQ again this year with the Multicultural Greek Letter Council and Inter-fraternity Council. #1GxP will feature free food, inflatables, yard games, a DJ, and more — all right near first-year dorms on North Campus. Come meet members from all of Cornell's fraternities and sororities life chapters and learn more about the Greek experience at Cornell. It's bound to be a great time, and it's open to the entire Cornell community!   Last year, we had over 800 students attend the 1GxP…continue reading →
Feminine Products for VAM Girls

Feminine Products for VAM Girls

Jenna Zitomer, a member of the Panhellenic community, is currently working for a non-profit in Ghana called Voices of African Mothers. After spending some time in the Tanoso, Ghana, she shared this with us:   "Good morning from Ghana,   I am currently working for a Ghana-based nonprofit called voices of African mothers. My work is focused at the nonprofit's coed boarding school in the village of Tanoso, where I teach reproductive health, sexual consent and English to adolescent teens. After being here for two weeks, it came to my attention that girls…continue reading →
Women’s Empowerment Month

Women’s Empowerment Month

The Cornell Panhellenic Council, consisting of over 2500 incredible, talented, and ambitious women, is proud to encourage the growth of leaders, thinkers, and scholars of the future. We are pleased to announce we are sponsoring a month of events and opportunities to empower women, learn about various topics such as sexual violence and gender inequality, and highlight our incredibly accomplished members.   We are kicking off this month of events by co-sponsoring the 3rd Annual Sexual Assault Awareness Week (4/16-4/21) and Culture of Consent Week (4/24-4/28). Later, we'll be hosting a screening of…continue reading →
Kate Gulbrandsen – Ivy League Champion

Kate Gulbrandsen – Ivy League Champion

Kate Gulbrandsen is a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences, studying Information Science and pursuing a minor in Business. She is also a sister of Delta Gamma! Earlier this month, Kate won the Ivy League Championship in high jump, with a height of 5'8". We had the opportunity to interview her and spotlight her amazing achievement! We are so proud to have strong Panhellenic women, such as Kate, work hard and achieve their goals!!   How long have you been doing track & field? I have been doing track and field since 6th grade,…continue reading →