“I think it’s really powerful if we have someone in that position who has experience, who has a history of advocating for the Greek community, and also someone who is a person of color and who can relate with a lot of the qualms that people have with Greek life currently on this campus,” said Russell, who is black. Other campus involvement: Former Varsity Athlete, Cornell Real Estate Club, Dyson Diversity Scholar, Student-Waiter at Taverna Banfi, Fun fact: Mitch moved eight times prior to attending college, Other campus involvement: Writer for the Unddergraduate Law Review, involved with the Student Assembly Appropriations Committee, Fun fact: Andrew is only able to buy pants online, Other campus involvement: Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity, Club Lacrosee, Fun fact:  Max took a photo when he was 12 years old that was published in a newspaper, Vice President for Citizenship, Diversity, and Inclusion (CDI), Other campus involvement: Army ROTC, Cornell Women's Rugby Club, Fun fact: Annika's initials (AG) are also what she studies, Vice President for University & Community Relations (UCR), Other campus involvement: Undergraduate Research, Residential Student Congress, Cornell Rugby Football Club, Fun fact: Cameron has an extensive vintage and limited print vinyl collection, Fun fact: Nick is a die hard New York Giants fan, Vice President for Member and Alumni Development, Fun fact: James lived on a farm growing up, Fun fact: Noah can maks an incredible frog sound. Cornell Interfraternity Council Attempts to Tackle Dirty Rushing, ‘Give Teeth’ to Regulations “We are at a time for choosing,” he said. IFC's Management Team shapes the organization’s strategies and policies, positioning IFC to help improve the lives of more poor people in the developing world. His finest moments came during his time as Cornell’s president from 1969 to 1977. “It’s been, definitely, a tumultuous year, I’d say, and a lot of the changes we have started to make were proactive, like before all of these situations happened,” he said. Drew Lord ’18, the outgoing IFC President, told The Sun he has worked closely with both Russell and Bianco and was happy with the results. “If there’s any two people leading the Greek community, it should be these two,” he said. This award is dedicated to Edwin Fitzpatrick, a leader of Chi Phi fraternity, and former president of the Cornell Alumni Interfraternity Council. Tyler Henry ’20, a brother in Delta Chi, was elected vice president for citizenship, diversity and inclusion. Russell is currently vice president for recruitment and Bianco is vice president for university and community relations. Christopher Stephens is IFC’s Vice President and General Counsel, Legal and Compliance Risk. The charges against the chapter included several counts of blindfolding, alcohol, being picked up in a car, being hosed, having clothes removed, exercise, house cleaning and many references to females being present. In the past, most houses did partake in dirty rushing, IFC president Cristian Gonzalez ’20 said. “It’s one thing for some big thing to happen and we sit and write a bunch of emails about how we care so much about your community,” he said, “but if we’re already there and [students] already know us, I think that’s really important. IFC brings a distinctive set of advantages in working with the private sector in the world’s most challenging markets. IFC President Outlines Plans I. Luke Bianco, elected executive vice president of IFC, speaks at the election at Malott Hall on Nov. 9, 2017. Cornell President Martha E. Pollack sent the following message to the Ithaca campus community Nov. 8: The passing of first-year student Antonio Tsialas nearly two weeks ago is still under active investigation by the Cornell University Police. Vice President for Citizenship, Diversity, and Inclusion (CDI) Annika Gerlach ‘21 Hometown: Nevada, OH. Bianco, who had run against Russell for president, said he wanted to establish a “sustainable future” for Greek Life by advocating for the merit of the Greek system while also addressing its flaws. We aim to have a positive impact on people’s lives wherever we operate. We are an independent, student newspaper. The Cornell Daily Sun, Volume LXVII, Number 147, 16 April 1951 — IFC PRESIDENT [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION] Contents of this issue Go to page containing this article Major: Agricultural Sciences. Ruth Horowitz is IFC Vice President, Equity Mobilization Division (AMC). A formal opportunity for students to join an IFC fraternity by visiting different fraternities during the week. Paul Russell ’19, a brother in Delta Chi and a columnist for The Sun, was elected IFC’s new president. “We have the eight-page Tri-Council Diversity and Inclusion Plan, which I think is probably going to be our biggest legacy because … most of the work that will be carried out in the next year will be on that plan,” he said. "With all that is going on at Cornell, within our Greek community, and in the world right now, our fraternity stands for more than just a place to live or people to hang out with - we are a home away from home, we are brothers who actively help one another be our best selves and become better men in the process. She was a News Editor on the 136th Editorial Board and is a Senior Editor on the 137th Editorial Board. The Cornell Daily Sun, Volume 68, Number 153, 21 April 1952 — IFC PRESIDENT [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION] In Higher Education from the College of William and Mary in 2003. By GARY D. SESSER. 2020 Edwin Fitzpatrick Award for Outstanding IFC Leader - Salvatore LoBiondo. cdi@cornellifc.org. I think everyone at Cornell should feel extremely confident with the new leadership and I couldn’t be more happy about it.”. Shows Watch All Episodes Movies Live TV SLOTH Comedy Crib. Russell said he will have to work closely with the administration and other students regarding the future of Greek life on this campus. In 2006, Kara became an Assistant Dean of Students in the Office of Fraternities, Sororities, and Independent Living focusing on advising the IFC men’s fraternities as well as fraternity and sorority community wide programming. A message from the president. Help keep us reporting with a tax-deductible donation to the Cornell Daily Sun Alumni Association, a non-profit dedicated to aiding The Sun. In 2015, Kara became an Associate Dean of Students in the Office of Fraternities, Sororities, and Independent Living. The Official Facebook Page of the Cornell University Interfraternity Council The Cornell Daily Sun, Volume LXXIII, Number 117, 8 April 1957 — IFC Elects Capron President [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION] Contents of this issue. What I want to do is just establish that as an expectation” for the board, he said. Title: Cornell IFC Recruitment Guidebook 2017, Author: Cornell IFC, Name: Cornell IFC Recruitment Guidebook 2017, Length: 28 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2016-11-07 . Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 @ 6pm. Cornell’s eighth president and a distinguished physicist, Corson was a polymath whose achievements in physics and engineering date to 1940, when he discovered astatine, element 85 in the periodic table of the elements. Among its leaders, other strong supporters of the Greek system were Presidents Edmund Ezra Day and Frank H.T. “Unfortunately, they did happen, and it forced us to streamline a lot of that work.”. He said Greek life, can “be something beneficial if its leveraged correctly, so that’s what we’re trying to do.”. Monish Mahurkar is IFC’s Vice President for Corporate Strategy and Resources. The Interfraternity Council, annually maligned as unresponsive to the needs of individual houses, faces a year of organizational changes to counter this criticism, according to IFC President George J. Mannina '71. President Pollack is committed to building upon Cornell’s academic distinction and unique strengths, investing in the creativity and experience of our exceptional faculty while also enhancing our culture of “educational verve” through new, evidence-based approaches to teaching and learning. These include a history of innovation, a mandate for global influence and a determination to achieve measurable development impact. Kara received her B.A. Yesterday, underground hip-hop fave Murs, released his brand new album titled, Murs For President. Back to article image view << Previous issue < Previous article. IFC + Sign in. Cornell University Student and Campus Life serves all students – undergraduate, graduate, and professional – and strives to promote an educational environment where you can thrive in pursuit of your academic and personal goals. The Interfraternity Council, the representative body for the 40 fraternities in Cornell's Greek system, met Wednesday to vote for their 2004 executive board. He wants to install diversity and inclusion committees for each chapter, which would meet monthly. IFC Executive Board 2017: Drew Lord, President (abl87) Sam Turer, Executive VP (sat229) Ken Park, VP Judicial (jkp59) Will Gusick, VP Finance (wmg46) Luke Bianco, VP University & Community Relations (ljb268) Paul Russell, VP Recruitment (pjr93) Irvin McCullough, VP Programming (icm28) Haris Hassan, VP Membership & Alumni Development (hsh45) Ian Fried, VP Communications (itf3) Traciann Celestin ’19, a co-chair of BSU and a member of Delta Sigma Theta, endorsed Henry for the position. Welcome to Delta Tau Delta at Cornell University. Fun fact: Annika's initials (AG) are also what she studies . Sigma Nu Recognition Revoked for 3 Years Following Hazing Incidents, HUBSHER | My Body, My Judicial Review Board. Cornell’s Interfraternity Council elected a new board on Thursday evening filled with candidates who said they want to continue what they said is IFC’s commitment to diversity. 25 talking about this. Russell said he has three priorities: reforming the president’s council to make it more collaborative and policy-oriented, making practical changes regarding diversity and inclusion in each of the individual chapters and increasing transparency about judicial hearings. in Psychology from Gannon University in Erie, PA, and her M.Ed. Make-up on Friday, February 5th, @ 5:30pm. Henry, elected vice president for citizenship, diversity and inclusion, said that after a student said he was assaulted by a possible underground member of Psi Upsilon, Henry helped establish a diversity and inclusion committee, which he said worked closely with Black Students United. Cornell’s Interfraternity Council elected a new board on Thursday evening filled with candidates who said they want to continue what they said is IFC’s commitment to diversity in addressing challenges facing the organization’s future. Russell told The Sun that while addressing diversity and inclusion will be tricky, it is something that the IFC must work on. My name is Terence Burke and I am a junior in Cornell’s Arts and Sciences College studying Economics and Classics and I am the IFC's Vice President of Recruitment. “Commitment to diversity will encourage more individuals from a wider range of groups to consider joining a house.”. Issuu company logo Close. Schedule; President. The Cornell Panhellenic Council and Cornell Interfraternity Council - IFC are getting creative with digital platforms and spaces to host virtual recruitment this month. More Responsive. In this capacity, he is responsible for IFC’s legal and compliance, risk management functions. Greek Life at Cornell has been impacted by COVID-19 but has persevered and grown stronger through it all. Cornell’s Interfraternity Council canceled nearly all regulated fraternity events for the rest of the fall semester Friday night, citing safety concerns. IFC President, Other Officers Elected to Posts. antonio tsialas Cornell IFC Fraternities Ban Social Events for Fall Semester Next article > Next issue >> IFC Elects Capron President. When I first considered joining a fraternity, my parents were very unfamiliar with Greek life, and naturally had a ton of questions about what the Greek Community at Cornell is like. By ROY H. LIEBERMAN. Kara is a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors and the Northeast Greek Leadership Association. Minor: Leadership and Education. This browser is supported only in Windows 10 and above. Other campus involvement: Army ROTC, Cornell Women's Rugby Club. Majors: Economics and Classical Civilization, Other campus involvement: Phi Chi Theta Business Fraternity, Peer Review Boad, One Love, Consent Ed. Cornell's colleges and schools encompass more than 100 fields of study, with locations in Ithaca, New York, New York City and Doha, Qatar. The Cornell Sorority & Fraternity community dates to the first months of University operation during the autumn of 1868. Cornell's co-founder and first president, Andrew Dickson White was a strong promoter of fraternities as a means of teaching self-governance to young students. 10 Reasons Why Murs Should Be President. The Inter Fraternity Council (IFC) last night elected Henry Givray '75, as its new president. Shruti Juneja is a member of the Class of 2020 in the College of Arts and Sciences. $22 billion in long-term finance commitments in FY20 . Rhodes. Prove my point a little better, I dare you. The board was elected by 35 presidents of Greek chapters at Cornell. Wulff, who will be the vice president for recruitment, said he wants to begin a weekly newsletter, increasing outreach efforts to subsets of the Cornell community, from which the IFC does not traditionally draw. (https://cornellsun.com/2017/11/10/cornell-interfraternity-council-elects-new-president-executive-board/). Paul Russell, IFC's president-elect, speaks at the IFC elections at Malott Hall on Nov. 9, 2017. The Cornell University Greek system dates to the first months of university operation during the autumn of 1868. IFC Chapter: Alpha Zeta. Caitlin Gleason ’18, the current president of the Panhellenic Council, spoke in support of Russell, saying she believes he embodies the resilience and passion necessary in the IFC president. IFC Introduction. “We can continue to weather the blows of bias and sexual violence within our community until there is too much damage to control, or we can take preventative steps to move forward as a council and ensure a sustainable future for the IFC.”. “WIth the recent bias incidents, it is more imperative than ever for the IFC to show its true commitment to diversity on campus,” he said. Thursday, January 21st @ 5pm Today, we strive to continue that ethos. About President Pollack. The Cornell Daily Sun Prior to coming to Cornell in 2006, Kara worked as the Coordinator for Greek Affairs at the University of Miami (FL). She can be reached at sjuneja@cornellsun.com. Sign out; Search. In the past, most houses did partake in dirty rushing, IFC president Cristian Gonzalez ’20 said. She is currently a doctoral student in Higher Education Leadership at Colorado State University. Lord said he was proud of his time as president and said IFC has come a long way. Russell will be joined on the board by Luke Bianco ’19 of Phi Kappa Tau, voted to serve as the executive vice president; Ryan Musto ’20, a brother in Sigma Phi, who will become the vice president for judicial affairs; and Lambda Chi Alpha brother Max Wulff ’19, who was elected vice president of recruitment. In this role, he leads IFC’s key corporate functions including Corporate Strategy, Internal Policies and Processes, Human Resources, Technology, Budget, and Facilities and Administration. Cornell University Interfraternity Council (607) 255-2310 | recruitment@cornellifc.org | greeks.cornell.edu He and the other elected members will officially assume their roles at the beginning of next semester. Cornell's co-founder and first president, Andrew Dickson White, was a strong promoter of fraternal organizations as a means of teaching self-governance to students. I am proud to lead Cornell as its fourteenth president and to uphold its founding ethos of equity and openness, its commitment to free speech and civil discourse, and its mission of knowledge for a public purpose. IFC policy enhancements, such as its decision to ban alcohol at spring rush events, are a start, and Vice President Lombardi and his team will work with fraternity and sorority leadership to refine and expand those policies next semester. “They are phenomenal. Bystander Intervention & Alcohol Safety (Tentative Dates) Wednesday January 13th @ 5pm. Go to page containing this article. Kara advises the Greek Judicial Board, supervises the Assistant Deans who advise the Multicultural Greek Letter Council and the Panhellenic Council, and continues to work with the IFC men’s fraternities and community-wide leadership programming to ensure a holistic and robust experience for students across the fraternity and sorority community. 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