National Leadership Conference (NLC) Information
Leadership training is essential for members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council to succeed as representatives, officers and advocates in our communities. The 2013 Biennial National Leadership Conference (NLC) will focused on the needs of collegiate, alumni and greek life staff through innovated, informative and educational programs. A variety of speakers and presenters have been invited to share information and ideas to take back to your councils.
Who should attend:
- Collegiate and Alumni members interested in supporting NPHC operations or program initiatives.
- Incoming or potential executive board officers.
- Experienced NPHC members who have served as members of an executive board seeking more advanced training.
- Greek life staff and advisors that are responsible for supporting and working with Collegiates.
National Leadership Conference will provide you:
- Leadership skills training to help you succeed as a member, in your council and within the community
- An update on NPHC activities, key initiatives and resources
- An opportunity to share ideas and best practices with your peers
- Networking opportunities with other NPHC members and national leadership
The National Convention and Planning Committee invites you to 67th Biennial NLC on October 24-27, 2013 at the JW Marriott, Houston, TX. Paper registration deadline is October 7, 2013 and online registration deadline is October 14, 2013. There is no onsite registration for this convention.
Collegiate members can attend the Undergraduate Summit. This one-day event focuses on leadership development in the National Pan-Hellenic Council to go beyond just how to run and meeting. Topics include Leadership and the NPHC, Selfless Service, Effective “Menteeship, and After the Degree: Graduate Chapter Involvement.
The Advisor’s Institute is designed to educate Greek advisors, alumni members and Association staff on the rich history of NPHC organizations. The Institute also seeks to network, explore and dialogue on issues that face advisors of these organizations.
During the convention, a career fair is available to attendees, no fee required. The career fair provides an opportunity to:
- Speak with employers to learn about career paths, as well as full-time, internship, or co-op employment opportunities
- Learn which skills and experiences increase your employment potential and how to better brand yourself to potential employers
- Build a professional network that may enhance your chances of employment
We look forward to seeing you this October.
National Convention and Planning Committee Chairman
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National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated
The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated (NPHC) is currently composed of nine (9) International Greek letter Sororities and Fraternities: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and Omega Phi Psi Fraternity, Inc. NPHC promotes interaction through forums, meetings and other mediums for the exchange of information and engages in cooperative programming and initiatives through various activities and functions.
On May 10, 1930, on the campus of Howard University, in Washington DC, the National Pan-Hellenic Council was formed as a permanent organization with the following charter members: Omega Psi Phi and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternities, and Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta and Zeta Phi Beta Sororities. In 1931, Alpha Phi Alpha and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternities joined the Council. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority joined in 1937 and Iota Phi Theta Fraternity completed the list of member organizations in 1996. The stated purpose and mission of the organization in 1930 was “Unanimity of thought and action as far as possible in the conduct of Greek letter collegiate fraternities and sororities, and to consider problems of mutual interest to its member organizations.” Early in 1937, the organization was incorporated under the laws of the State of Illinois and became known as the “National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated.”