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National Panhellenic Conference Recognizes Outstanding College Panhellenic Associations for 2017-18

By August 1, 2018Press Release

43 College Panhellenics Across the U.S. and Canada Recognized for Excellence and Achievement in Panhellenic Operations

INDIANAPOLIS – The National Panhellenic Conference (NPC), one of the largest advocacy and support organizations for women, today announced that 43 College Panhellenic Associations are being recognized with awards for excellence and achievement in their work to advance the sorority experience throughout 2017-18.

“The College Panhellenic Associations being recognized have excelled in all areas of Panhellenic operations and met the core competencies of reporting and communication,” said Frances Mitchelson, NPC Panhellenic chairman. “We are proud of their hard work and dedication to upholding high standards for their College Panhellenic and ensuring the sorority experience is beneficial for all members on their campus.”

NPC has recognized student-led College Panhellenic Associations with awards for more than 50 years and has used the excellence and achievement structure since 2013. With NPC member organization chapters located at more than 670 U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities, only the top scoring groups are honored.

College Panhellenic Associations are cooperatives comprised of all NPC member sororities on a campus. They are scored on seven criteria of value to all campuses. The 25 Excellence Award recipients met all seven criteria. The 18 Achievement Award recipients met five or six criteria.

The seven criteria are:

  • Academics
  • Communication with NPC area advisor
  • Judicial procedures
  • Panhellenic community impact and relations
  • Panhellenic programming
  • Panhellenic structure
  • Recruitment

The 2017-18 award winners are:

College Panhellenic Excellence Awards (25)

  • Arizona State University
  • Butler University
  • East Carolina University
  • Georgia College
  • Indiana State University
  • Jacksonville State University
  • Montana State University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas Christian University
  • The College of William & Mary
  • The University of Akron
  • The University of Alabama – Birmingham
  • The University of Alabama
  • The University of Georgia
  • The University of Southern Mississippi
  • The University of Tennessee
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Florida
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Oregon
  • University of South Florida
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute


College Panhellenic Achievement Awards (18)

  • Auburn University
  • Carroll University
  • Chapman University
  • Clemson University
  • College of Charleston
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis
  • Iowa State University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Louisiana Tech University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Middle Tennessee State University
  • Ohio University
  • The George Washington University
  • The University of Tampa
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Washington
  • Valparaiso University

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About the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC)
NPC, one of the largest organizations advocating for women, is the umbrella group for 26 national and international sororities. NPC sororities are located on more than 670 campuses with 380,565 undergraduate members in 3,234 chapters. Alumnae are represented in 3,889 associations throughout the world. For more information, including a complete list of NPC sororities, visit or find NPC on TwitterInstagram and Facebook.

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