Subject: NGLA Newsletter - April 2013

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Local Greek Leadership Conference a success!
Over 50 students and alumni affiliated with local fraternities and sororities organizations from 12 campuses converged upon the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus for the 3rd annual Local Greek Leadership Conference (LGLC) on Saturday, March 23. LGLC allowed attendees to build relationships with peers at other colleges and universities, to access resources, and gain knowledge to better themselves and their organizations.

Highlights of the conference included a keynote address by John Holloway of Growth Guiders, breakout sessions, and a networking sessions fo attendees. Thank you to everyone that made LGLC a success! 

More information on LGLC can be found at the LGLC Facebook page.
Resources, get your resources!
Did you attend a phenomenal annual conference session, but never grabbed the handout? Did you miss a session or conference, but want to find resources to better your chapter or council? NGLA has collated resources from various educational session into one location!
Review the resources!
Volunteer for NGLA!
In an attempt to better the volunteer program and allow volunteers to enjoy more of a year-round experience, we are now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 academic year. Visit to review the list of positions and complete a volunteer application. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and placements will begin by early May. If you have any questions please email, and remember to tell a friend! 
Volunteer today!
Important Dates
April 15             NPC Annual Report deadline 
June 1              NPC Awards deadline           
June 5 - 8         Novak Hazing Institute (Lexington, KY) (Early Registration due April 19)
Northeast News
Updates on current happenings within the region
Quinnipiac to allow first semester recruitment in fall
The Quad News, an independent student newspaper at Quinnipiac University, reported that the university has removed its restrictions on recruiting first year students. Beginning this fall, all Quinnipiac students will be eligible to join a fraternity or sorority. Read the entire article here.

Buffalo multicultural Greeks raise funds for local hospital
Greek Week can go beyond community building and social events. According to the Spectrum at the University of Buffalo, the campus' United Council of Cultural Fraternities and Sororities held a philanthropy night at a local Buffalo Wild Wings to support the Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo in conjunction with Greek Week. Click here to read the article.

US diplomat killed in Afghanistan a Hopkins sorority alumna
Anne Smedinghoff, 25, a 2009 graduate of Johns Hopkins, was among five Americans killed on April 6th when their convoy was attacked by a suicide bomber. The Hub of Johns Hopkins University identified Smedinghoff as a sister of the Zeta Chi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta, who was also active in the Order of Omega and Rho Lambda. The entire article can be found here