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What is Greek Life?

Greek life, or Greek letter organizations, fraternities and sororities that function as social organizations at colleges and universities. Membership is typically gained during undergraduate school, but continues for life. Fraternities and sororities host philanthropic activities, networking events for members and alumni, social functions, and formal dinners throughout the academic year. Doane Greek life is the largest organization on campus. Greek groups are local chapters, meaning they are unique to Doane’s campus. Greek life has a rich history on Doane’s campus, the first fraternity was established 11 years after the University’s founding, and the first sorority in 1907.
Today, Doane features 5 sororities, and fraternities. For more information on Greek groups, the history of Greek life at Doane, and the rushing process, visit Doane’s Greek Life webpage.