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Recruitment

Find Your Home Away From Home!

UW-Eau Claire has two different recruitment processes that our organizations follow. Sorority Formal Recruitment is hosted by the Panhellenic Council and is a great way to meet women from all three National Panhellenic Conference chapters in a structured format. Fraternity recruitment is an informal process where interested men participate in various events held by the individual chapters. Events range from floating down the Chippewa River to tailgating at football games. Recruitment is a great way to begin building your network of college friends while exploring all Greek Life has to offer!

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We are delighted to have you look into our community and learn about what makes us unique. Joining a sorority or fraternity is an exciting and often times, life-changing experience.

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Students interested in joining a Greek organization can complete our Greek Interest Form and a member of the Greek community will help connect you to upcoming opportunities. Structured recruitment activities are listed below.

Sorority Formal Recruitment

Formal recruitment includes pre-recruitment events and regular recruitment rounds.
Pre-recruitment events are opportunities to speak with current sorority women and get any questions answered about Greek Life. Recruitment rounds allow registered women to spend time with each chapter to help them determine which chapter is the best fit for them.

Formal Recruitment is conducted through means of a mutual selection process. At the end of the second round of events, recruitment guests will priority rank in order the chapters they would most like to see again. Likewise, the chapters issue invitations back to the recruitment guests they most wish to see again. Immediately following the last preference party, preference card signing will be explained to all recruitment guests.

Every woman interested in attending Formal Recruitment is required to register,
online, prior to the first round.

Register Here

Fall 2020 Sorority Recruitment Schedule

Pre-recruitment

Come meet the women of the sorority community at these fun, informal events before going through the formal recruitment process.

  • Rock Painting — Monday, August 31, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    Horan Hall Backyard (In-Person) Women will be painting inspirational messages on rocks to place around campus.
  • Game Night — Wednesday, September 2, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Campus Mall (In-Person)
  • Panhellenic Panel: Greek Info Session— Thursday, September 3, 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Virtual: Request Access 
  • Team Trivia (Disney Themed) — Tuesday, September 8, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    Virtual: Request Access
  • Panhellenic Panel: Greek Info Session— Wednesday, September 9, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Virtual: Request Access
  • Bonfire — Friday, September 11, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Sutherland Hall Bonfire Pit
Formal Recruitment Rounds · Must Attend Two Rounds

All rounds for Fall 2020 will be held virtually through Collaborate Ultra on Canvas. Registered women will be sent information to select events they would like to attend and links to the virtual events. Individuals can register using the link above.

  • Recruitment Round 1 — Saturday, September 12, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Recruitment Round 2 — Saturday, September 12, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Recruitment Round 3 — Sunday, September 13, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Recruitment Round 4 — Sunday, September 13, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Recruitment Round 5 — Tuesday, September 15, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Recruitment Round 6 — Wednesday, September 16, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

For more information about sorority recruitment or joining a chapter,
contact the Panhellenic Recruitment Chair, Morgan Ziskovsky, at ziskovmk2606@uwec.edu.

Recruitment Counselors

Recruitment counselors are women that disaffiliate themselves from their own chapters for the recruitment process in order to help interested women.  They are unbiased supporters that are here for the potential new members throughout the entire process.  Women participating in formal sorority recruitment should feel free to ask these women anything, since their role is to help them find an answer. They are ready and willing to help and want any woman interested in joining a sorority to find the perfect fit for them.  Get to know the 2020 Recruitment Team below!

 
Morgan Ziskovsky
Morgan Ziskovsky
Panhellenic Recruitment Chair

Grade: Senior (5th Year)
Hometown: Prior Lake, MN
Major/Minor: Human Resources Management, Leadership Studies Certificate
Why I went Greek: I wanted to find a community and lifelong friends when I started college, and that’s exactly what I found! 
Fun Fact: I was born on Friday the 13th!
Favorite Food: Pasta

Riley Anderson
Riley Anderson
Panhellenic President

Grade: Junior
Hometown: Madison, WI
Major/Minor: Finance, International Business, and Spanish triple major
Why I went Greek: I joined to gain leadership experience and have countless opportunities to volunteer.
Fun Fact: I've studied abroad twice in Costa Rica!
Favorite Food: Pita Bread Sandwiches

Kelli Bergmark
Kelli Bergmark
Recruitment Counselor

Grade: Junior
Hometown: Orland Park, IL
Major/Minor: Marketing Major, Music Minor
Why I went Greek: I went Greek because being from Chicago, I really wanted to make friends when I got to Eau Claire. Greek Life helped me make a lot of wonderful friends, very fast. I was interested in Greek Life for the opportunity to connect with other people as well as build my leadership experiences and broaden opportunities. Greek life is my Eau Claire family.
Fun Fact: I have been zip lining and cave tubing in several Central American Countries.— I have also been on 3 mission trips! 
Favorite Food: Chicago Pizza (thin crust though)

Brianna Hameister
Brianna Hameister
Recruitment Counselor

Grade: Senior
Hometown: Berlin, WI
Major/Minor: Microbiology
Why I went Greek: I wanted to get involved in my community and find a group of amazing friends who would push me to be my best self!
Fun Fact: I was in Europe during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Favorite Food: Lasagna

Anni Hartay
Anni Hartay
Recruitment Counselor

Grade: Senior
Hometown: Brookfield, WI
Major/Minor: Kinesiology - Rehabilitation Science
Why I went Greek: To find a community of supportive women at UWEC and feel connected to our campus.
Fun Fact: I play the cello!
Favorite Food: Mac & Cheese

Kelsey Hoffmann
Kelsey Hoffmann
Recruitment Counselor

Grade: Junior
Hometown: Sun Prairie, WI
Major/Minor: Information Systems Major, Finance Minor
Why I went Greek: I knew Greek Life was full of opportunities and leadership roles, and I wanted to take more action on our campus and in the Eau Claire community- Little did I know I would be introduced to some of my lifelong friends!
Fun Fact: I hate cheese but I'm basically addicted to chips and queso blanco.
Favorite Food: Pasta & Pickles

Laura Jirik
Laura Jirik
Recruitment Counselor

Grade: Junior
Hometown: Montgomery, MN
Major: Criminal Justice with a minor in political science
Why I Went Greek: To make lifelong friends and also gain amazing leadership opportunities
Fun Fact: I can list all the presidents in order!
Favorite Food: Tacos

Ruby Kwallek
Ruby Kwallek
Recruitment Counselor

Grade: Senior
Hometown: Lancaster, WI
Major/Minor: Environmental Geology
Why I went Greek: To make lasting connections and to find my home away from home. 
Fun Fact: I studied abroad in Australia my sophomore year of college.
Favorite Food: Ice Cream

Ava Lundberg
Ava Lundberg
Recruitment Counselor

Grade: Sophomore
Hometown: St. Louis Park, MN
Major/Minor: Unified Early Childhood and Special Education
Why I went Greek: I went Greek because coming into college I wanted to step out of my comfort zone. I also wanted a way that I could meet new friends.
Fun Fact: I'd rather be living in the country.
Favorite Food: Sushi



Kristi McKeown
Krisit McKeown
Recruitment Counselor

Grade: Senior
Hometown: Oregon, WI
Major/Minor: Applied Mathematics
Why I went Greek: I joined Greek life to meet new people and get more involved on campus!
Fun Fact: I have 2 cats and a dog of my own!
Favorite Food: Hot Cheetos

Kinlee Prestine
Kinlee Prestine
Recruitment Counselor

Grade: Senior
Hometown: Peshtigo, WI
Major/Minor: Communications, Emphasis on Communication Studies
Why I went Greek: To have a bigger support system while I am away at college and also be involved on campus.
Fun Fact: I am obsessed with flamingos!
Favorite Food: Corned Beef and Cabbage

Fraternity Recruitment 

Fraternity recruitment is structured very differently from women's recruitment. Recruitment for the men's groups are coordinated by the individual chapters through a variety of events and activities. The Interfraternity Council hosts a few events in the fall semester that provide a means to meet all three national North American Interfraternity Conference chapters on campus and connect with the men of fraternity life at Eau Claire. There is no formal recruitment process, but rather an opportunity for students to connect with the whole community while finding a new home that best suits them.

Fall 2020 Fraternity Recruitment Schedule

Due to COVID-19, there will not be any large-scale recruitment events. Individual chapters will be hosting various other, smaller events that will be held virtually or in person. Complete the Greek Interest Form for more information.

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