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Loyola University Chicago

Student Activities & Greek Affairs

SORORITY & FRATERNITY LIFE

PURPOSE

To RECOGNIZE those fraternity men and women who have attained a high standard of leadership in interfraternity activities, to ENCOURAGE them to continue along this line, and to INSPIRE others to strive for similar conspicuous attainment;

To UNITE outstanding fraternity men and women to create an organization which will help to mold the sentiment of the institution on questions of local and intercollegiate fraternity affairs;

To BRING TOGETHER members of the faculty, alumni, and student members of the institution's fraternities and sororities on a basis of mutual interest, understanding and helpfulness;
To help CREATE an atmosphere where ideas and issues can be discussed openly across Greek lines and to help work out solutions.

HISTORY

Order of Omega was founded at the University of Miami in 1959 by a group of outstanding fraternity men, who felt that individuals in the Greek community should be recognized for their service to the fraternity system and the University. The idea of an honorary for fraternity men at the University of Miami is attributed to Parker F. Enright, the advisor to fraternities at the time. Enright was later to accept a position at the University of Pittsburgh. He was also responsible for the founding of the Omega Chapter at the University of Pittsburgh in the spring of 1964.

Considering the age of the American college fraternity, the "active honorary" concept was long overdue. There must continue to be a common means by which the most outstanding fraternity men and women can stand united to further the philosophy of the college fraternity.

EXECUTIVE BOARD

President: Mike Davis
VP of Membership: Jessica Decker
VP of Programming: Caleb Hocutt
Secretary: Izabelle Rymut
Treasurer: Amanda Levigne

Loyola

Student Activities & Greek Affairs
6511 N. Sheridan Road
Damen Student Center Suite 127
Phone: 773.508.8850
Fax: 773.508.2144
activities@luc.edu

Notice of Non-discriminatory Policy