Greek Week Celebration Filled with Fun, Service, Recognition

Activities Concluded with Awards Ceremony Honoring Chapters and Individuals
HARTFORD, CT, May 9, 2014 – During the week of April 21, Trinity College’s Greek Letter Organizations (GLOs) sponsored Greek Week 2014, a weeklong celebration of Greek Life on campus. Through a variety of social events, philanthropic activities, and community service opportunities, Greek Week was an opportunity to reflect on the good that Trinity’s ten GLOs provide to their members, the campus, and the community.

Students representing all of Trinity's Greek Letter Organizations (GLOs) pose for a group shot during Greek Week 2014.
Activities included community service and philanthropic events, all of which focused on supporting the Trinity College Boys & Girls Club; a faculty appreciation cocktail hour; a karaoke/lip sync competition; and a dodge-ball tournament. Greek Week concluded on Sunday, April 27, with a Greek Awards Ceremony and Reception, where the following chapters and individuals were honored:

Chapter Awards
Outstanding Alumni Outreach Award: Kappa Sigma
Outstanding Campus Involvement Award: Pi Kappa Alpha
Outstanding Collaboration Award: Cleo of Alpha Chi
Community Service of the Year Award: Psi Upsilon
Outstanding Faculty Outreach Award: Kappa Sigma
Intellectual Development Initiative Award: Zeta Omega Eta
Philanthropy of the Year Award: Kappa Kappa Gamma
Most Improved Chapter Award: The Ivy Society
Outstanding Educational Program Award: St. Anthony Hall (Clement Lecture Series)
Chapter of the Year Award: Cleo of Alpha Chi

Individual Awards
Alumni Adviser of the Year: Taylor Robinson ’05 (adviser to St. Anthony Hall)
Faculty Member of the Year: Stefanie Chambers
Emerging Leader Award: Will Morrow 16
Greek Man of the Year Award: Sonjay Singh 15
Greek Woman of the Year Award: Emily Misencik 14

Timothy Dunn, associate director of student services for social houses, applauded all who participated in Greek Week activities, most of which were open to the entire campus community. “Everything went so smoothly,” he said, “thanks especially to the hard work of the members of our Greek Week Planning Committee and Sonjay Singh 15, president of the Inter-Greek Council, and the participation of students from all of the GLOs.”

“Trinity staff and faculty members also were very supportive of Greek Week, which is part of the College’s larger effort to invest in and support Greek organizations on campus,” said Dunn. “GLOs provide unique leadership opportunities and their members should be recognized for their accomplishments and service to our community. Greek Week is an important step in doing our part to honor the positive impact of our GLOs.”

Cleo of Alpha Chi was honored with both the Outstanding Collaboration Award and the Chapter of the Year Award.

 View more photos from Greek Week here and here.