This website is best viewed in a browser that supports web standards.

Skip to content or, if you would rather, Skip to navigation.

Northwest Missouri State University


Interfraternity Council

Welcome | About | Executive Board | Chapters | Meetings | Recruitment | Contact

Welcome

Interfraternity Council (Photo by University Photography)

IFC is the administrative and facilitating board of fraternity men who represent the best interest of Northwest Fraternities.  IFC seeks to promote a uniform Greek Community in which dedication to standards of leadership, brotherhood, scholarship, member development, service, and philanthropy will serve as the guiding values of the Council and all Fraternities.  IFC coordinates educational, social and recruitment programs for member chapters, as well as establishes the framework and standards that all fraternities uphold.  It is the goal of the Interfraternity Council to create an environment of welcoming by seeking to help each fraternity strive to reach its fullest potential.

But Greek Life is more than just abiding by rules and pretending to live the core values of each of our fraternities.  It changes your life.  From the people you meet to the events you experience, you grow as a person, and each step along the way defines you more and more.  Your brothers will always be there for you, through thick and thin, and you will end up with more than just a life-long friendship; you’ll end up with a brotherhood second to none.   

The Interfraternity Council is always here to aid you with questions and assist you through the entire Greek process.  We are a group of individuals who represent the Greek Community and all that it stands for.  On behalf of the entire Greek Community, we thank you for visiting our site.

IFC Logo

If you have questions you may contact us by e-mailing Interfraternity Council 

About IFC

The Interfraternity Council (IFC) is the administrative and governing board representing the best interest on Northwest fraternities. The responsibilities of IFC include striving toward the highest standards of leadership, brotherhood, scholarship and self-governance. IFC coordinates educational, social and recruitment programs for member chapters, as well as establishes rules and standards for behavior and membership.

If you are interested in joining one of our fraternities we encourage you to visit the recruitment link on this website to learn about the recruitment process, contact the Office of Campus Activities at (660) 562-1226 or e-mail us at greekga@nwmissouri.edu.  

The Greek, male community is actively involved in a variety of different activities both on and off-campus.

 

2013-2014 Executive Members

 

 Jeremy Butler

Jeremy Butler
President

Major: Psychology/Sociology
Minor: Pre-Law
Year: Junior
Email: s510965@mail.nwmissouri.edu

I joined Greek life fall of 2011 as a freshman. Being Greek has been integral in my growth as a leader. I have been very involved with my fraternity, as well as many other organizations on campus. I have been a part of Student senate since my freshman year and currently serve as the Executive Vice President. I also work in the office of student affairs.

 Austin Nichols

Austin Nichols
Vice President of Recruitment

Major: Psychology/Sociology
Year: Junior
Email: s511633@mail.nwmissouri.edu

Greek Life has given me such a great opportunity to grow and network over the past 2 and a half years here at Northwest. I have made friends in many Greek-letter organizations, and I always know that someone will have my back if I ever need it. Greek Life has allowed me to grow socially, intellectually, and professionally since I have joined, and I hope to help others grow in those same ways that I have. Go Greek!

 Lee Volmer

Lee Volmer
Vice President of Programming & PR

Major: Public Relations
Year: Junior
Email: s513058@mail.nwmissouri.edu

Making the decision to go Greek has helped me so much throughout college, whether it's been academically, socially or professionally. There's nothing else like the brotherly bond that Greek life forms, and I've become a better student, leader and person because of it.

 Alec Bergeson

Alec Bergeson
Vice President of Judicial Affairs

Major: Political Science
Year:
Senior
Email:
s513812@mail.nwmissouri.edu

What I love about Greek life: The close knit community that in a sense becomes your family.

 Luke Piper

Luke Piper
Vice President of Scholarship & Finance

  
Major: Finance
Year: Senior
Email:
s508503@mail.nwmissouri.edu


Greek life means having a family away from home. The people you meet in your organization and in the greek community as a whole are the people you'll stay in touch with for the rest of your life, and it's something I'm lucky to have.

 Nick Watkins

Nick Watkins
Vice president of Communication

Major: Corporate Recreation/Wellness
Year: Junior
Email: s511981@mail.nwmissouri.edu

The decision to go Greek was the best decision I've made in my college career. Greek life has helped me break out of my comfort zone, and helped me become a better person because of it. I have had so many great opportunities to give back to my community through philanthropic and fundraising events. My fraternity’s values are something that I hold to the highest regards in my life. My brothers in my fraternity have become a part of my family, and I would not trade them for anything.

 Not available

Joseph Prater
Vice President of Philanthropy

Major: Public Relations
Year: Senior
Email: s508891@mail.nwmissouri.edu

I joined Greek life to become a part of a tight knit community. Being a part of Northwest Greek life has helped me become a better student and man. My fraternity brothers have become part of my family.  This universities Greek community has a strong tradition of giving back to organizations locally and nationally. As Vice President of Philanthropy I am excited to help raise money for people in need.

Meetings

General Council meetings are Thursdays at 6:00p.m. in the Boardroom, JW Jones Student Union

If you have any questions, please contact:
Nick Watkins, V.P. of Communications

Recruitment

Letters Today, Leaders Tomorrow.

Participation in recruitment will give you the opportunity to meet men from each of the eight fraternities. Recruitment is a mutual selection process that takes place over five days in September and January. Recruitment provides potential members the opportunity to meet with chapter members, ask a variety of questions, and tour chapter houses.

Men interested in fraternity life can participate in the Fall 2013 recruitment events (see event schedule below) men must have a 2.3 G.P.A. Each respective chapter organizes their own events and activities. Most recruitment events, which are typically casual and held at the chapter houses, range in activities from athletic events, poker/card tournaments, meet and greets, and cookouts.

For men, the recruitment process comes at no charge.  However, for those interested in going through recruitment, the deadline to register and be eligible to potentially receive a bid from a chapter is the Monday of Recruitment Week After this deadline, no potential new member will be eligible to accept a bid until the following Monday following the conclusion of formal recruitment.


Fall 2014 Recruitment Dates

 *Attending recruitment events is not an excuse to miss class. Greek Life values the importance of scholarship and academics; please do not miss class for a recruitment event.

Schedule

Event Location Date/Time
Fraternity Forum TBD Sun, Sept. 11; 4-6 pm

Open House Schedule

Date/Time Chapter Location
Fri, Sept. 5th; 5:00 - 8:00P.M. Alpha Kappa Lambda (AKL) 421 W. 16th
Delta Sigma Phi (Delta Sig) 622 N. Walnut
Phi Sigma Kappa (Phi Sig) 940 College Ave
Sigma Phi Epsilon (Sig Ep) 530 W. 9th
Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) 555 W. 9th
Sat, Sept. 6th; 5:00 - 8:00P.M. Alpha Gamm Rho (AGR) 1417 E. 3rd
Kappa Sigma (Kappa Sig) 800 University Drive
Phi Delta Theta (Phi Delt) 222 W. 2nd
Sigma Tau Gamma (Sig Tau) 800 University Drive

Chapter Specific Recruitment Events (September 8 - 11; 5:00-8:00pm)

Bid Day Ballroom September 12; 2:30-4:00pm

For interested men that do not go through recruitment, fraternities will generally continue to organize recruitment events throughout the entire fall and spring trimesters.

Please contact Austin Nichols with any questions.

Contact IFC

For general information regarding the greek community or fraternities, please contact the Greek Life Office at:

Office of Campus Activities
Attn: Greek Life
800 University Drive
Maryville, Missouri 64468

660.562.1226

greek@nwmissouri.edu