March 03, 2008

Case Greek Life takes home top awards at conference

Mid-American Greek Council Association

Case Western Reserve University's Panhellenic Council (Panhel) and Interfraternity Congress (IFC) were recognized as the best councils in their respective divisions at the recent Mid-American Greek Council Association (MGCA) Conference in Chicago.

With over 2,000 undergraduate attendees, the MGCA Conference is the largest undergraduate Greek leadership conference in the country. During the event, Panhel was chosen as winner of the Sutherland Division II award for best overall council in the division for the fourth year in a row, and IFC was chosen as the overall winner of the Jellison Division III award for the third year in a row.

Both councils were also recognized for outstanding achievement in the categories of Academic Achievement, Council Management, Philanthropy and Community Service, Leadership and Educational Development, Membership Recruitment, Public Relations, Risk Reduction and Management, and Self Governance and Judicial Affairs.

Wes Schaub, the university's director of Greek Life, was awarded Greek Professional of the Year. Schaub has worked at the university for 20 years in his current position, and is involved as a volunteer for national organizations such as Phi Kappa Psi, Order of Omega and Gamma Sigma Alpha.

The student delegates representing the university during the February 21-24 conference were Jill Jones, Maggie Davis, Brittany English and Michelle Magyar for the Panhellenic Council, and Matt Robinett, Jared Davin, Dan Neumann and Chuck Becker for the Interfraternity Congress. They were accompanied by Wes Schaub and Sabrina Ryan, coordinator of Greek Programs.

Posted by: Heidi Cool, March 3, 2008 12:34 PM | News Topics: Campus Life, Collaborations/Partnerships, HeadlinesMain, Students

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