Building On Values

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Building On Values

  1. 1. Building On Values:Constructing a new member education program that will make your founders proud<br />Presenters:<br />Matthew Deeg, University of Oklahoma<br />Kevin Estep, University of Oklahoma<br />
  2. 2. Schedule<br />Framing the problem<br />Fraternal values<br />Building a program on values<br />Your turn!<br />Member education<br />
  3. 3. Why is this important?<br />We initiate members who don’t understand or agree with chapter values.<br />Chapter members disappear in their upperclassman years.<br />We are values-based organizations.<br />
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  5. 5. Fraternal values<br />What is the solution to avoiding the “Mythbusters’ new member ed”?<br />Why do we stress values so much?<br />Can you draw a line from activities to values?<br />
  6. 6. Constructing the program<br />What to put in<br />Meaningful activities<br />Chapter values, history, fraternity/sorority life<br />What not to put in<br />Mandatory member hang-outs<br />“Traditions”<br />Time-wasters<br />
  7. 7. A good program<br />Tri-Zippo’s values<br />Academic excellence<br />Service to Others<br />Cultured Man<br />What activities can reinforce these values?<br />
  8. 8. The breakdown<br />Week-by-week<br />1 – Introduction and history of system<br />2 – History of chapter and intro to values<br />3 – Focus on Academic Excellence<br />4 – Focus on Service to Others<br />5 – Focus on Culture Man<br />6 – Review and initiate<br />
  9. 9. The breakdown (cont.)<br />Why is a specific program so important?<br />What do we do about extra weeks?<br />What do we do about the National program?<br />
  10. 10. Bringing it all together<br />What’s the problem with our programs?<br />How do we solve it?<br />How do we build a good one?<br />Bring back your chapter’s founding values!<br />
  11. 11. Lunch break!<br />
  12. 12. Building your own<br /><ul><li>Scholarship
  13. 13. Service
  14. 14. Brotherhood</li></ul> Sisterhood<br /><ul><li>Athletics
  15. 15. Morals
  16. 16. Strengthen Univ.
  17. 17. Culture
  18. 18. Respect</li></li></ul><li>Build your own<br />
  19. 19. Member education<br />Keeping the old guys and gals around<br />Why don’t they play anymore?<br />Expectations have changed.<br />
  20. 20. Member education<br />Tri-Zippo member education<br />Focus on the values<br />Academic Excellence<br />Service to Others<br />Cultured Man<br />
  21. 21. Pulling it all together<br />New member education should focus on the values.<br />New members should learn values by doing.<br />Older members want to stay around but want their new needs met – Member Education.<br />
  22. 22. Questions?<br />
  23. 23. Presenters<br />Matthew Deeg, Graduate Assistant, Fraternity/Sorority Student Life, University of Oklahoma – mdd@ou.edu<br />Kevin Estep, Associate Director, Fraternity/Sorority Student Life, University of Oklahoma – kestep@ou.edu<br />Join the Facebook group – AFLV Building on Values<br />

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