Tech News Summary:
- Six students from Arkansas Tech University attended the 2024 AFLV core conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, where they gained valuable insights and networking opportunities.
- The students, representing ATU’s fraternity and sorority life, learned about the challenges and future plans common to fraternities and sororities nationwide.
- Key takeaways included learning how to maintain a high-functioning Interfraternity Council and realizing the importance of values-based recruiting for sororities at ATU.
The students of Arkansas Tech University’s fraternity and sorority life (FSL) recently gained valuable insight and inspiration at the “Breaking Barriers and Building Connections” conference. The event, held at the university’s campus, brought together FSL members from various organizations to discuss and address important issues within the Greek community.
The conference featured a series of workshops, presentations, and panel discussions focusing on topics such as diversity and inclusion, leadership development, and community engagement. Students had the opportunity to engage with speakers and industry professionals, gaining valuable knowledge and networking opportunities.
“We were thrilled to host this conference and provide our FSL students with the opportunity to learn from experts in the field and engage in meaningful discussions,” said a representative from the university’s FSL office. “The goal of the conference was to empower our students to break down barriers and build connections within their own organizations, as well as with the broader community.”
The students were also able to participate in interactive activities and team-building exercises aimed at fostering a sense of unity and collaboration within the FSL community. In addition, they had the chance to share their own experiences and best practices with their peers, further enriching the learning experience.
Overall, the “Breaking Barriers and Building Connections” conference was a resounding success, leaving attendees feeling inspired and motivated to drive positive change within their FSL organizations.
“I feel more equipped to lead and support my peers after attending this conference,” said one student. “The insight and knowledge I gained will help me make a real impact within my own fraternity/sorority community.”
The university’s FSL office looks forward to hosting similar events in the future, providing students with opportunities for growth, development, and meaningful connections within the Greek community.