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Why Go Greek?

By joining a fraternity, you will become part of a network that reaches across the globe.  Fraternity men at Southwestern University will experience and develop:

  • Practical skills to help secure internships and post undergraduate employment
  • Social events to meet other Greeks and non-Greeks
  • Networking with alumni and University leaders
  • Organized intramural leagues
  • Community service opportunities
  • Academic support and assistance
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Lifelong friendships

Did You Know?

  • Of the nation’s 50 largest corporations, 43 are headed by Greeks. 
  • In the past five years, more than 100 colleges and universities have opened their doors for the first time to fraternities.
  • 85% of the Fortune 500 executives belong to a Greek organization. 
  • 40 of 47 U.S. Supreme Court Justices since 1910 were Greek. 
  • 76% of all Congressmen and Senators belong to a Greek organization. Every U.S. President except eight born since the first social fraternity was founded in 1825 have been members of a fraternity. 
  • 63% of the U.S. President’s Cabinet members since 1900 have been Greek. 
  • A U.S. Government study shows that over 70% of all those who join a fraternity/sorority graduate, while under 50% of all non-fraternity/sorority persons graduate.
  •  Less than 2% of an average college student’s expenses go toward fraternity/sorority dues (U.S. Office of Education).
  • Over 85% of the student leaders on some 730 campuses are involved in the Greek community.

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Derek Timourian
Assistant Dean
for Student Life

P.O. Box 770
Georgetown, TX 78627-0770
512-863-1665