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Our RISE team members will be presenting at the 2018 AFA annual meeting. Find them at these sessions:
The appropriate solution might involve policy change, accountability, staff training, procedural changes, or educational efforts. But these efforts are meaningless and powerless if you don’t know which problem you are trying to solve.
RISE Partnerships is excited to announce that Jacob Ellis will be joining the RISE team as a curriculum design intern beginning June 11. Jacob will be contributing to curriculum design projects for clients and helping develop new educational programming from RISE.
RISE Partnerships is pleased to announce the addition of Brittany Barnes as Director of Curriculum & Training. In this role, Brittany will be responsible for providing strategic direction and managing daily execution of RISE’s curriculum design services and training programs.
Find our team members in the following programs at the AFA Annual Meeting!
Hazing is often defined as a specific set of actions, but looking at an isolated behavior ignores some important context. Taking a situational perspective allows us to see a clearer path through discussions about hazing.
Few people invest enough time in this critical-thinking process. As a result, most new initiatives face resistance, never get implemented, fall apart, fail, or drift away into obscurity.
“They have to respect us!” This phrase comes up time after time when we are coaching fraternity/sorority leaders on how to improve their new member education programs. They insist that ‘respect from new members’ be listed as one of the goals. Every time I hear this, the voice of Eric Cartman starts shouting in the back of my head, “Respect My Authoritah!”
*This blog was originally written as part of "The Road: The Journey to Excellence," Delta Tau Delta's comprehensive member education program.
Most men who will join the fraternity this year are 18 years old right now.On average, they will live to be 75.6 years old.This means they will be with Delta Tau Delta for approximately 57.6 years, or 2,995 weeks.They will be alumni for 53 years, or 2,756 weeks.They will be chapter members for approximately 3.5 years, or 182 weeks.And for the next 6 to 8 weeks, they will be your new members.