Cal Poly Pomona Greeks Recognized at Regional Conference

Cal Poly Pomona Greeks Recognized at Regional Conference
Cal Poly Pomona Greeks gather at the Western Regional Greek Leadership Conference.
Jame'l Hodges was named Outstanding Greek Advisor of the Year.

Cal Poly Pomona's Greek community had a good showing at the 59th Annual Western Regional Greek Leadership Conference held March 1 – 4, in Burlingame, Calif.

Twenty representatives of all four sub councils including the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council and the Diversified Greek Council attended the conference.

They took home two major awards and participated in a number of activities.

Here's the breakdown:

Best Newsletter AwardThe Greek Times won for excellence in addressing relevant issues and promoting events through creative and thoughtful Greek community newsletters. This newsletter was developed by Kim Scatton, who is a James Bell Intern and member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority.

Outstanding Greek Advisor of the Year Award – The award was presented to Jame'l Hodges, coordinator of Greek Life, in recognition of high ideals and values while serving as a positive change agent on campus and within the Western Region.          

Order of Omega Case Study Competition – Cal Poly Pomona placed third in this staff/student joint competition presented by Hodges and Dimitrius Lynch, Greek Council president and member of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity.

Conference Workshop Presentation – Hodges presented “The Greek Mix: Unity, Not Just Uniformity.” This workshop examined both similarities and differences between all fraternities and sororities. It culled practical suggestions on how to encourage a diverse student activity experience, increase organizational efficiency and foster unity among the student body.