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DePauw to be Honored by National Panhellenic Conference

September 6, 2011

98295September 6, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — The National Panhellenic Conference, one of the nation's largest organizations for women, will recognize fifteen College Panhellenic groups on campuses across the country at its annual meeting this October, including the Panhellenic Council at DePauw University. The DePauw Council will receive NPC's Membership Recruitment Award for conducting effective recruitment and following standards and rules established by the national organization.

College Panhellenics, which are governance groups comprised of all sororities present on a campus, are recognized for leadership, progress, overall excellence, community service, philanthropy, public relations, risk management, recruitment and scholarship.

The NPC has recognized student Panhellenics with national awards for more than 50 years. This year, NPC received 138 submissions from 48 colleges.

At DePauw, "The council followed a no frills recruitment style and limited spending," according to NPC. "Chapters also participated in a philanthropy activity during the recruitment process, prioritizing 86224community service and service to the campus. A number of activities were also scheduled, from open houses to weekly luncheons and kick-off events, to make sure women participating in recruitment have a clear understanding of the process and outcomes."

The national awards will be presented on Saturday, October 15, in Austin, Texas.

NPC is the umbrella group for 26 national and international sororities present on more than 600 college campuses. Visit the organization online.

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