Best Sorority on Campus: Pi Beta Phi
The Arkansas Alpha chapter of Pi Beta Phi joined Arkansas Greek Life in 1909 as the 39th chapter of Pi Beta Phi.
Today they have 329 members and have received numerous Panhellenic and National awards. This year the chapter won highest sorority and all-campus GPA for Fall 2011 with a cumulative GPA of 3.408.
On a national level, the chapter was second out of all the Pi Phi chapters in donations given to the Pi Beta Phi Foundation. This year they were also were named third Pi Beta Phi Chapter Internationally for 2010. Members of Pi Phi are also encouraged to be involved on campus in addition to being involved in their sorority. Many of them hold positions in ASG, Panhellenic Council, the Student Alumni Association and in RSOs within their college.
They also received the Order of Omega Achievement Award and Community Service Award and the Panhellenic Achievement Award for last year.
Pi Phi’s philanthropy is Children’s Literacy. Every year they hold a 5k on campus to raise money for their organization of choice, and this year the 5k raised more than $30,000 to help their cause. The chapter also volunteers and participates in events within the Fayetteville public school system to help promote literacy in the community. Many of their members participate in the VAC Literacy program where they read to children at Fayetteville elementary schools every week.