Winners of the Chancellor Heard Greek Awards announced

Many prize! Such winner!

Tonight the SLC was packed full of tasty hors d’oeuvres and well dressed, business casual students for the annual Chancellor Heard Greek Awards.

The ceremony celebrated the many good things Greek life has done for the Vanderbilt Campus and the Nashville area at large.

Below are the categories and respective winners , selected by a panel of faculty judges. The winners received a plaque for their chapter’s house as well as renowned notoriety from the Greek community and Vanderbilt faculty and staff.

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Chapter Advisor of the Year: Lindsey Burgener (Pi Beta Phi)

Dene Donald house director of the Year: Jeanne Arthur (Alpha Omicron Pi)

Faculty Member of the Year: Doctor Gary Kimball

Outstanding Community Servant: Lauren Pak (Alpha Delta Pi)

Outstanding Community Service Project Panhellenic: Pi Beta Phi

Outstanding Community Service Project NPHC: Phi Beta Sigma Inc.

Outstanding Community Service Project IFC: Alpha Tau Omega

Outstanding Philanthropy Project Panhellenic: Alpha Delta Pi

Outstanding Philanthropy Project NPHC: Alpha Kappa Sorority Inc.

Outstanding Philanthropy Project IFC: Sigma Nu

Outstanding Faculty Relations Program Panhellenic: Kappa Kappa Gamma

Outstanding Faculty Relations Program NPHC: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

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Outstanding Faculty Relations Program IFC: Delta Tau Delta

Outstanding Alumni/ae Relations Panhellenic: Alpha Omicron Pi

Outstanding Alumni/ae Relations NPHC: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

Outstanding Alumni/ae Relations IFC: Kappa Alpha Order

Senior Giving Recognition: Alpha Chi Omega, Delta Tau Delta, Phi Gamma Delta, Kappa Alpha Order, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Inc.

Outstanding Collaborative Program: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

Outstanding Greek Member Experience Program Panhellenic: Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Inc.

Outstanding Greek Member Experience Program NPHC: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

Outstanding Greek Member Experience Program IFC: Pi Kappa Alpha

Order of Omega Recognition: 

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Most Improved Chapter: Alpha Omicron Pi

Most Improved Chapter NPHC: Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.

Most Improved Chapter IFC: Alpha Tau Omega

Outstanding Member Development Panhellenic: Kappa Kappa Gamma

Outstanding Member Development NPHC: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

Outstanding Member Development IFC: Delta Tau Delta

Outstanding Contribution to the Vanderbilt Campus Panhellenic: Kappa Kappa Gamma

Outstanding Contribution to the Vanderbilt Campus NPHC: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

Outstanding Contribution to the Vanderbilt Campus IFC: Delta Tau Delta

People’s Choice Award Panhellenic: Kappa Delta

People’s Choice Award NPHC: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

People’s Choice Award IFC: Sigma Nu

Outstanding Fraternity New Member: Tarin Denney (Delta Tau Delta)

Outstanding Sorority New Member: Amara Uzoka (Kappa Alpha Theta)

Outstanding Vanderbilt Greeks: 

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Chapter of the Year Panhellenic: Zeta Tau Alpha

Chapter of the Year NPHC: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

Chapter of the Year IFC: Delta Tau Delta

Greek Woman of the Year: Alissa Rashid (Zeta Tau Alpha)

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Greek Man of the Year: Kevin Groll (Alpha Tau Omega)

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It’s easy for people to hate on Greek life at Vanderbilt, and I’m by no means saying that it doesn’t have its flaws and challenges. However, Greek students do make up 40% of the campus population, and they are collectively trying to do a lot of good around campus and the city. So let’s celebrate the good and keep pushing forward!

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