Subject: Join us from February 22-25 in Pittsburgh, PA for the 2018 NGLA Conference!

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Advanced Leadership Summit RFP

NGLA is looking for experienced program developers to design our Advanced Leadership Summit. Please review our RFP and consider submitting a proposal. All proposals are due November 15.
Join us from February 22-25 in Pittsburgh, PA for the 2018 NGLA Conference! Our early-bird registration special is available until January 26, 2018 and the hotel block is open now. Be sure to check the NGLA newsletter each month for important conference updates.

Please email with any questions.
Register for the College Panhellenic / IFC Academy
The College Panhellenic / IFC Academy will be held in Pittsburgh, PA in conjunction with the NGLA Annual Conference, February 22 – 26, 2018.

The Academy will focus on three main areas – (1) helping council officers understand the councils purpose, (2) officer track programming – nuts and bolts training of how to be effective in the job and (3) council and community goal setting. There will be officer tracks for both the College Panhellenic Academy and IFC Academy.

For more information, please visit the FAQ page. You may enroll in the College Panhellenic / IFC Academy when you register for the NGLA Annual Conference.

Stay on-site for the 2018 NGLA conference by reserving your room at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown. King rooms and double rooms are available at the conference rate of $160/night.

The online reservations system allows you to book up one room at a time. If you need to reserve more than one room for your delegation, we recommend calling the Wyndham at 412-391-4600 to make your reservation by phone. You can also make multiple reservations online. We appreciate your flexibility in reserving more than one room.

Please email with any questions.

Submit Your Award Application Today!
NGLA encourages all students, advisors, and campuses to participate in the annual awards process. Each year, NGLA recognizes campuses, chapters, councils, and individuals for their outstanding accomplishments over the past year. Award applications will go live on November 1, 2017 and can be found herePlease direct any questions to Sara Diem.
Each year, the NGLA Annual Conference is run with the support of a team of student volunteers. This experience is a great opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students to gain conference management experience; network with fraternity and sorority students from all over the Northeast; and network with professionals working for colleges and universities, fraternity and sorority headquarters, and professional speakers. New this year, student staff members will also have a mentoring experience with the NGLA Board of Directors to gain additional professional insights and coaching throughout their student staff appointment. 

Interested students must complete the application and have a recommendation letter submitted from a fraternity or sorority advisor (for undergraduate students) or a supervisor (for graduate students).

Applications will be available starting November 1, 2017 via the NGLA website and must be submitted by December 13, 2017. Please email NGLA Student Staff Coordinator Joe Gurreri with any questions.
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Volunteer of the Month
Maria Haber currently serves as the Special Programs Chair for the NGLA Annual Conference. For the last several weeks, Maria has worked tirelessly behind the scenes reaching out to vendors and sponsors and working with the Special Programs Committee to setup the programs for success. We are very excited to hear more about the exciting events planned under Maria’s leadership.

Professionally, Maria works as the Assistant Director for Student Development at Iona College in New Rochelle NY.

NGLA educates leaders from a variety of fraternal experiences to transform and empower their community and align actions with values.
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