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Panhellenic Awards & Recognition

Council Wins Excellence Award

The Panhellenic Council won the National Panhellenic Conference’s College Panhellenic Excellence Award on Aug. 12, according to a press release. This is the first time The University of Akron has received this award.

 The National Panhellenic Conference is one of the largest women’s advocacy organizations and represents the 26 national and international sororities.

Panhellenic received this honor because it excelled at the seven functions of the National Panhellenic Conference. These functions include recruitment, programming, academics, structure, communication with the NPC area advisor, judicial procedures, and community impact and relations.

According to the press release, the National Panhellenic Conference has been awarding college Panhellenics for more than 50 years.

According to the press release, 14 other schools were given the College Panhellenic Excellence Award on Monday. The National Panhellenic Conference also recognized 19 other schools that met five of the conference’s criteria with the College Panhellenic Achievement Award.

Panhellenic Council Recognized by AFLV

The Panhellenic Council has been recognized by the Association of Fraternal and Leadership Values for excelling in the areas of Academic Achievement, Council Management, Leadership & Educational Development, Membership Recruitment, Philanthropy & Community Services, Public Relations, Risk Reduction & Management and Self Governance & Judicial Affairs.

Councils can submit an awards and assessment application to AFLV to receive recognition within their designated division, and an assessment report that shows how their achievement compares to other institutions in their division. The University of Akron is in Division II with other institutions that have a range of three to five Panhellenic sororities their campus.  The Panhellenic Council was also one of the finalists for Overall Excellence Award in Division II.

The award was presented to the Panhellenic Council at the closing banquet of the AFLV Central Conference on Saturday, February 8th.  For more information on the AFLV Central conference please visit