Xavier University’s Black Greek Council is hosting Greek Week to instill and promote unity amongst the historically black fraternities and sororities on campus. The festivities will take place March 22-27, 2010. The events are free and open to the public, with the exception of the March 26 event.
Monday, March 22
From 7 -9 pm in Kelly Auditorium of Alter Hall on the Xavier campus, will be a discussion on hazing with Dr. Ricky Jones, author of Black Haze. Jones is associate professor at the University of Louisville, teaching Pan African Studies.
Tuesday, March 23
An informational display about the history of Black Fraternities and Sororities will be located in Gallagher Student Center open from 10-4. At 7 pm the Black Greek Council will attend a Xavier women's basketball game at the Cintas Center.
Wednesday, March 24
Beginning at 3:30 pm, on the second floor of Gallagher Student Center, is the Black Greek Lettered Organizations Worldwide Coffee Hour.
Thursday, March 25
A panel on Political Activism will hold a discussion in Hailstones Hall room 5 starting at 4 pm
Friday, March 26
In Schmidt Fieldhouse on Winding Way, there will be a Back to the Future Stroll Competition featuring comedian, John “JB” Bell from Detroit, MI beginning at 8 pm. Admission is $10 with a portion of the proceeds going to Haiti relief efforts.
Saturday, March 27
From 9 am – 2 pm will be a community service project, Paint the Town, in Evanston.
The Black Greek Council was established to bring all the talents, common goals and intelligent voices together to make a greater impact on the university and surrounding communities. The council is the governing body of all the organizations. Each organization’s individuality and uniqueness is valued, respected and appreciated.
The current organizations of Xavier’s Black Greek Council are Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc, the Sigma Gamma Chapter; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, the Rho Psi Chapter; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, the Rho Xi Chapter; Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc, the Gamma Alpha Iota Chapter; and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc, the Pi Upsilon Chapter.