Fraternity Foodie

Check out our latest travels (and food choices) at University cities all across North America!

Interview with Pete Smithhisler, VP for Student Affairs at Valley City State University

An incredible interview for all fraternity/sorority members and higher ed professionals to check out! I first met Pete Smithhisler when he was President and CEO of the North-American Interfraternity Conference. He now works as the Vice President for Student Affairs at Valley City State University in North Dakota. We talk about why he chose Lambda Chi Alpha, his influence in building UIFI and IMPACT, Values, why he stays committed, what active members of fraternities and sororities should be doing on their campus, how he gets such a lively culture on his campus, Mr. Rogers (Yes!), and Pete’s love of great food. You don’t want to miss this 10th episode. You can also listen to it on our Fraternity Foodie podcast, which is available on iTunes, Google Podcasts, and Spotify. Link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0KayawFbOo    

Interview with Corbin Franklin on Student Involvement

Check out my interview with Corbin Franklin, Residence Hall Director at Sam Houston State University. We talk about his experience in Fraternity life at Southern Arkansas University, being a Residence Hall Director, and some excellent advice for today’s college students. Don’t miss it! Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T106ZGEAmTs

Interview with Sid Dunn on a Lifetime of Service to Fraternity

Check out my interview today with Sid Dunn, someone who worked for Alpha Epsilon Pi for 37 years and was the Executive Director of the Fraternity Executives Association (FEA). He shares with us details about his award from the White House, what we can do to combat Anti-Semitism in the United States, lifetime engagement of our fraternity/sorority alumni, and how we can solve some of the problems within Greek Life. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TiOEFPvRi0

Interview with Robert Wilson on Diversity & Inclusion

Check out my interview today with Robert Wilson, a speaker for Greek University, a facilitator, and writer with expertise in diversity and inclusion, multicultural outreach marketing and leadership development. He’s the Co-founder of the Culture Shift Team, he leads their diversity strategy development and training across all platforms and markets from higher education and non-profit to corporate. Robert began his journey in diversity and inclusion as an undergraduate at the University of Michigan, where he served as a residence hall diversity peer advisor. He has served in executive roles at Nissan North America, including as the company’s first Director of Diversity and Inclusion and as Director of Customer Experience. He developed and led Nissan’s diversity practice and multicultural market strategy for the Americas. We discuss the value of a more diverse organization, as well as the steps necessary to become more diverse. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mvicu4d1qYg