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Any member of a Greek Organization. An active member has gone through the
pledge process and has been initiated.
A Greek Organization's official invitation to join their organization. Bids
are normally given at the end of Rush week.
Delta Sigma Phi is a brotherhood that is founded on the basis of loyalty. The loyalty shared between the brothers is great. Delta Sigma Phi is brotherhood for a lifetime. Many of the brothers not only reap the benefits of brotherhood, but make lifelong friends in the process. Delta Sig can offer you bonds and friendships that will last well beyond your college career. There are chapters scattered across the country and you will always have a brother, no matter where you go.
The local branch of a Greek Organization. Delta Sigma Phi at ISU is called Theta Nu, designated by when they were chartered.
An individual who has formally accepted a bid to an organization and has
begun pledging, but has decided to stop pledging.
ISU's council that all fraternities and sororities must belong to that set and reinforce rules for all Greek members.
Being forced to do things that are against your will, and violate you as
a human being. Hazing is illegal in most states. Delta Sigma Phi's policy on hazing states, "No chapter shall conduct hazing activities. Hazing activities are defined as any act or
attempt to embarrass, humiliate, intimidate, ridicule, shame or endanger physically or
mentally any person, or to compel physical activity or do physical or emotional harm
to any person, or to require consumption or ingestion of liquids, food, or other
materials." You can read about other DSP policies here.
Inter Fraternity Council (IFC):
National council who makes and reinforces rules for the male Greek system. The Delta Sigma Phi and Sigma Nu fraternities are members of the IFC.
A rushee who has an immediate family member that is a sister or brother
in the Greek Organization they are rushing.
Membership is a solemn commitment. Joining a fraternity or sorority is a lifelong dedication to the ideals and principals of Greek life. Greek men and women are successful in life because the values learned during the undergraduate years of affiliation continue to be put into action long after graduation.
National Panhellenic Conference (NPC):
National council who makes and reinforces rules for the female Greek system. The Alpha Xi Delta and Sigma Sigma Sigma sororities are members of the NPC.
An individual who has formally accepted a bid from a Greek Organization,
is in the education process and has not yet been initiated as an active
A group of people who have accepted a bid to the same fraternity or sorority
and are pledging together.
Someone who is designated to teach pledges about the fraternity and lead them to accomplish project they are required to complete before initiating. This semester the pledge educator is Brother Mondo Bondo. Feel free to contact him with any questions.
Someone designated to look after the needs of their Rush group. Your Rush
chairperson is there to see that Rush runs well, and that rules are obeyed.
Rushees will be assigned a Rush counselor they can contact any time
with questions and concerns.