Greek Awards

click to expandLiving the Ritual

Recognizes individual members who exemplify their chapter’s values and principles as described in their chapter’s ritual and challenge chapter and community members to do the same. Examples include combating hazing, Greek Life stereotypes, etc.

One male and one female will be selected from the Greek Community. In order to be considered for this award, one may not be a recipient of the Greek Man/Woman of the Year award.

click to expandGreek Man and Woman of the Year

Recognizes individuals who are a positive representation of their chapter and/or the Greek Community and who have excelled in the areas of community service/philanthropy, Greek involvement, and academics. One male and one female recipient will be selected from the Greek Community. In order to be considered for this award, applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA and may not be a recipient of the Living the Ritual award.

click to expandGreek Scholar of the Year

Awarded to the graduating senior with the highest cumulative GPA.

click to expandCollege Involvement Award

Awarded to individuals in the Greek community for demonstrating excellence in involvement in the College, for activities not directly related to Greek Life. There is no limit to the number of recipients who may receive this award.

click to expandChallenging the Process

To recognize individual chapters that have sought out new opportunities and changed the status quo to improve their chapter and/or the Greek community (examples of this might be combating hazing or alcohol misuse or challenging other negative stereotypes of Greek Life).

Only one award may be presented and will not necessarily be presented every year, contingent upon the judging panel’s results.

click to expandOutstanding New Member

Recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions by sorority and fraternity members during their first year of membership. One male and one female recipient will be selected from the Greek Community.

click to expandOutstanding Advisor of the Year

Recognizes alumni/faculty advisors who not only have enhanced their individual chapters, but also the Marietta College community through their service. One recipient will be selected for this award.

click to expandOutstanding Alumni Relations Program of the Year

Awarded to chapters whose alumni relations program has innovative ideas in the areas of, but not limited to, communication with alumni, building relationships with alumni, and transitioning members to their alumni experience. One chapter will be chosen from the Greek Community, if organizations meet the eligibility.

click to expandOutstanding Philanthropy Program

Awarded to chapters whose philanthropy programs are well planned and executed, meaning that they are open and advertised to the College community and well attended by the Greek and College community. One chapter will be chosen from the Greek Community, if organizations meet the eligibility.

click to expandOutstanding Scholarship Program

Recognizes chapters whose scholarship program has innovative ideas, recognizes and rewards student academic success within the chapter, and works to improve the grades of the chapter members falling below the chapter's requirements. One chapter will be chosen from the Greek Community, if organizations meet the eligibility.

click to expandOutstanding Volunteer of the Year

Awarded to outstanding leaders in community service and volunteerism in the Marietta College and greater Marietta community. One recipient will be selected from the Greek Community.

click to expandOutstanding Member Education Program

Recognizes individual chapters that have shown a commitment to an outstanding educational program(s). Examples of educational programs can include, but are not limited to, new member education, member education, various workshops, risk management presentations, or diversity programming. One chapter will be chosen from the Greek Community, if organizations meet the eligibility.

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