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About Coastal Carolina Fraternity & Sorority Life

Fraternity and Sorority Life is one of several departments within the Office of Student Activities and Leadership (OSAL). Currently, the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life provides the CCU Fraternity/Sorority community with professional advisement, support, educational programming, and advocacy. In addition, the Fraternity and Sorority Life staff directly advises all three governing councils and a variety of student committees, planning teams, and leadership programs.

As a community, Coastal Carolina University Fraternity and Sorority Life is home to 13 Greek-letter organization with approximately 850 members and 10% of the full-time undergraduate population. We strive to create a values-based collegiate experience for undergraduates consisting of academic pursuits, 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 the three governing councils, and throughout the entire community."

All of the chapters have their own rituals, traditions, and philanthropies, but they all strive to live the the Coastal Carolina Fraternity & Sorority Life's mission.

Mission Statement

Coastal Carolina University's community of fraternities and sororities strives 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.

Meet our Staff

Ariel Bio Picture 2Ariel Tarosky, Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life
New to South Carolina, Ariel was born and raised outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  She received a Bachelors in Science in Mass Media Arts, Journalism and Communication Studies from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and shortly after receieved her Masters in Arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  Prior to Coastal Carolina, Ariel served as the Coordinator of Fraternity & Sorority Life at Carnegie Mellon University.  Ariel is a proud member of Phi Sigma Sigma, happily married to Mike Tarosky, and enjoys being outdoors.  
Contact: atarosky@coastal.edu or at 843-349-2988





Katelyn Bio PicKaitlyn Dawsey, FSL Student Coordinator, Gamma Phi Beta
Originally from Pennsylvania, Katelyn is a Senior Communications Major.  Katelyn has been actively involved in Gamma Phi Beta and the Panhellenic Council and is hoping to pursue a career in Student Affairs.  Katelyn loves to dance, and take pictures.  Katelyn's focus in the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life consists of the marketing and branding efforts, and Emerging Greek Leaders.
Contact: kpdawsey@coastal.edu or at 843-349-2336




Tyler BioTyler Van Moppes, FSL Student Coordinator, Pi Kappa Phi
Local to South Carolina, Tyler is a Senior Computer Science Major.  Tyler has been actively involved in Pi Kappa Phi and has served as the Vice President of Recruitment for the Interfraternity Council.  Tyler works behind the scenes in the planning and logistics of events and is taking the lead on improving and implementing this springs Greek Games.

Contact: tvanmo@coastal.edu or at 843-349-2336




Guide to Fraternities and Sororities

This annual publication will be available shortly.  It is intended to inform students on how to join fraternities and sororities, provide an overview of the community, and give basic information on all of our chapters.

Fraternity & Sorority Report

The Fraternity & Sorority Report is compiled each semester and is a comprehensive resource for each chapter's GPA, service hours, philanthropy dollars, campus involvement, and awards.  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.

Fall 2013 Fraternity & Sorority Report

Spring 2013 Fraternity & Sorority Report

Fall 2012 Fraternity & Sorority Report