March 29, 2006

Case Western Reserve University Greek Week festivities scheduled for April 2-9

Approximately 1,000 students will participate in a variety of events

Rope Pull Photo

The building of a can castle, a rope pull and other fun activities are just a few signs of Greek Week, an annual tradition at Case Western Reserve University. Events for this year’s celebration are scheduled for April 2-9.

Greek Week is a series of events sponsored by Order of Omega, a Greek honorary society, and is philanthropic, academic and athletic in nature. About 1,000 undergraduates representing numerous chapters of fraternities and sororities will participate in festivities that promote Greek and campus community spirit.

According to the Greek Life Office, approximately 30 percent of the undergraduate community at Case belongs to a fraternity or sorority. During the 2004-05 academic year, these organizations reported over 10,000 hours of community service, and over 70 charities benefited from involvement from Case fraternities and sororities.

For more information about Greek Week, contact the Greek Life Office at (216) 368-3954.

Schedule of events:


Sunday, April 2
  • Greek III—3:30 p.m., Strosacker Auditorium
Wednesday, April 5
  • Root Beer Chug—6:00 p.m., Thwing Ballroom
  • Greek Sing—6:00 p.m., Thwing Ballroom
Thursday, April 6
  • Faculty Luncheon—begins at 11:30 a.m., Thwing Ballroom
  • Letter Check-in—10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thwing Atrium
  • Banner Competition—noon to 5:00 p.m., Case Quad (*rain date: April 7, same time and location)
  • Variety Show—6:00 p.m., Ohio Theatre
Friday, April 7
  • *Banner Competition (if delayed from April 6)—noon to 5 p.m., Case Quad (Rain site: noon to-3:30 p.m., Adelbert Gym)
  • Spot Shot—4:00 p.m., Adelbert Gym
  • Beach Ball Relay—6:00 p.m., New Pool
  • Raft Race—6:00 p.m., New Pool

Greek Week

Saturday, April 8
  • Can Castle—10:00 a.m., Heart of the Campus
  • Obstacle Course—2:00 p.m., Quad
  • Egg Toss—after Obstacle Course at Freiberger Field
  • Unity Event—after Egg Toss at Freiberger Field
  • Pyramid—after Unity Event at Freiberger Field
Sunday, April 9
  • Rope Pull—noon, at field between ΔΤΔ and ΑΦ
  • Awards Ceremony will immediately follow Rope Pull

For more information: Kimyette Finley 216-368-0521.

Posted by: Heidi Cool, March 29, 2006 09:41 AM | News Topics: Events

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