You know what stresses me out? Calendars. They are supposed to be these wonderful organizational tools, but in reality, they just systematically categorize all of the stress inducing events that I need to attend. Yet, I suppose it’s not the calendar’s fault since it is only as crowded as I want to make it. Greek Life is the same way; it’s only as time- consuming as you chose to make it. However, I have made it a priority in my life, and while it may be stressful to see all of the events going on this month, it brings me satisfaction to know that I am taking part in something bigger than myself.
Greek Life at The University of Tulsa takes its philanthropies very seriously, and February’s event lineup is a prime example of it. Every Greek organization has a week of the year dedicated to raising money for its individual philanthropy organization. Several houses host a variety of small events in addition to a major fundraiser. These events are always open to the entire campus and encourage all students to participate and get involved. So while the Greek organizations may host the events, the university community comes together to support them. Let’s take a look at this month’s Greek Calendar for a sneak peak of everything going on. Continue reading