About Coastal Carolina Fraternity & Sorority Life
About Fraternity and Sorority Life
The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life is one of several departments within the Office of Student Life. As an office, we strive to create a values-based collegiate experience for undergraduates consisting of academic pursits, leadership and social development, cultural awareness, and service to others. One of our central goals is to create a "home away from home" for our students within each organization, within our three governing councils, and throughout the entire community.
The fraternity and sorority community currently encompasses more than 1,200 students which represents about 15% of the undergraduate population; hence, fraternity and sorority life is incredibly dynamic at Coastal Carolina. As such, there are three main aspects of which great focus will be placed in order to build upon the solid foundation of the interfraternal membership experience at Coastal: community development, leadership and learning, and strategic planning
The vision of Fraternity and Sorority Life at Coastal Carolina University is to develop global citizens by enhancing their academic pursuits through a values based fraternal experience.
The mission of Fraternity and Sorority Life at Coastal Carolina University is to strive to provide members with the tools necessary to become the leaders of tomorrow through brotherhood/sisterhood. Fraternity and Sorority membership advances the mission of the University to develop productive, responsible, healthy citizens. While individually unique in scholarship, leadership, community service and social interaction, each chapter and council embraces diversity and promotes high standards of excellence.
Fraternity & Sorority Life Staff
Vacant, Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life
The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life is currently in the process of searching for a new Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life. It is our hope to welcome a new director for the start of summer 2015. During the interim you may feel free to contact the Executive Director of Student Life, Whitney Comer or the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or at 843-349-2301 or 843-349-2336
Kaitlyn Bailey, FSL Student Coordinator
Originally from Virgina, Kaitlyn is a Senior Communications Major, with an emphasis in Public Relations. Kaitlyn has been actively involved in her sorority and the Panhellenic Council, and served as an orientation leader 2013-2014. Kaitlyn will serve as a co-advisor for the NPHC council, oversee the membership development series, assist in educationcal trainings such as Risk Management Training, New Member Educator Training, and Judicial Board Training, will oversee the Greek Programming board, will co-lead the Emerging Greek Leader Program, and will assist in the 2014-2015 Fraternity & Sorority Strategic Plan.
Kaitlyn will also serve as a Recruitment Counselor for 2014 Sorority Formal Recruitment. Should you have any questions regarding any of the areas listed above, or for general Fraternity & Sorority Life questions you can contact her at
Ty Pelletier, FSL Student Coordinator, Kappa Sigma
Originally from Connecticut, Ty is a Senior Sociology. Ty has been actively involved in Kappa Sigma and recently served as the Vice President of Recruitment for the Interfraternity Council. Ty is extremely active and loves the gym, and you will always find him participating in intramurals for Kappa Sigma.
Ty will be serving as a co-advisor for the Interfraternity Council, and will directly oversee IFC recruitment. Ty will also assist in the recruitment, selection and training of our Greek Peer Mentors and will oversee our newly developed New Member Education Series. Additionally, Ty will be working to help our chapters on effective recruitment strategies, and working with our Emerging Greek Leader program. We are excited to have Ty be a part of the team this year! Should you have any questions regarding any of the areas that Ty is responsible for you can contact him at:
Lexi Veara, FSL Student Coordinator
Originally from Massachusetts, Lexi is a senior Psychology major. We are excited to have Lexi join the FSL team this year, as she will be an instrumental part in ensuring a successful sorority recruitment. Lexi most recently served as the Panhellenic Vice President of Recruitment and is excited to work with the FSL community at large.
Lexi will serve as a co-advisor for the Panhellenic Council and will be assisting in the oversight of Formal Membership Recruitment. Additionally, Lexi will serve as the advisor to Order of Omega, and will assist the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life in overseeing and advising chapters on the Standards of Excellence Program. Lexi will also be responsible for organizing the FSL Awards Ceremony in Decemeber and assisting with the Greek Leadership Program.
Should you have any questions about the areas that Lexi will be working with, you can contact her at:
Fraternity & Sorority Life Leadership Team
The Fraternity & Sorority Life Leadership Team was formed in 2013 and the purpose is to think strategically, meansurably, collaboratively, and inspirationally regarding the fraternity and sorority community.
Now that the fraternity and sorority community has participate in a national assessment the FSL Leadership Team will serve an instrumental role in the development of the fraternity and sorority community vision, mission, strategic goal areas, and strategic plan. This team is a mixture of participants, including council presidents, student coordinators, alumni/ae members, and faculty/staff. This council meets each month during the academic year.
Throughout the initial phases of the community assessment, and as a result of community-wide programming the following strategic areas have been identified in order to create a meaningful membership experience:
Shared Values of Brotherhood and Sisterhood
Through the development of community and connectedness, membership inspires momentum for living our values for our entire lifetime. Realizing and understanding that no one member or organization should be held at a higher regard than others.
The Ability toSelf- Govern
Going beyond holding individuals accountable through a standards process, and managing chapter social events but truly having the ability to identify chapter and community issues and creating a plan of action to move forward and improve.
Promoting Lifelong Learning
As students in the interfraternal community learning about themselves through multiple contexts, their curiosity develops through a myriad of opportuntiies in which need to be supported as scholars, leaders, mentors, and engaged citizens of a global community.
Encouraging Philanthropy and Service
Members of the fraternity and sorority community will be mindful of civic engagement and embrace servant leadership as a way of life.
Fraternity & Sorority Report
In an effort to showcase the achievements, and areas for growth of our Fraternity & Sorority community, the Greek Report has been created. The Greek Report is compiled each semester and is a comprehensive resource for each chapter's GPA, service hours, philanthropy dollars, campus involvement, and retention. The report also reflects the accomplishments of the community as a whole. All data, with the exception of GPA, is self-report by each chapter.