Fraternity Foodie

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

Doug Allen: How do we increase chapter GPA in my fraternity or sorority?

Check out episode # 25 with Doug Allen, Past National President for Theta Chi Fraternity and Founder of Akademia Performance Solutions. We discuss his undergraduate experience at the University of Georgia, why he chose Theta chi, why he volunteers for the fraternity, challenges and opportunities as National President, why academic excellence is so important, the NIC Standard for Academics, the myth of smaller chapters have better students, ranking campus communities, why men do better academically in the spring semester, comparison between men and women with GPA, what fraternities and sororities can do to help each other excel academically, and Doug’s favorite place to eat in Atlanta (I agree with his assessment…). Link:

Majesty Uwagerikpe: How can we bring diversity and inclusion to fraternity?

Check out my interview with Majesty Uwagerikpe, VP of Diversity and Inclusion for the IFC at UPenn! We talk about why he chose UPenn, the value of internships as a student, why he chose Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity, what his family thinks of fraternity, why diversity is important within student organizations, how to bring diversity into recruitment for predominantly white organizations, how we can make fraternity more accessible financially for students, good diversity initiatives at other colleges, and where to go for great food in Philadelphia. Link:

Joe Thompson: How do we create a growing FSL community that is diverse, engaged & committed to service?

Check out this stellar interview with Joe Thompson, the Assistant Director of Student Development at Stockton University in New Jersey. Joe talks about his start at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania, choosing Phi Mu Delta Fraternity, the growth of the FSL community at Stockton, the importance of service, engaging first generation students, healthy masculinity, diversity in fraternities and sororities, being a Board member for Phi Mu Delta, and his favorite food spots in southern New Jersey that are not pizza places! Video:

Dr. Thea Zunick: What effective training and development programs are out there?

Check out my interview with Dr. Thea Zunick today! We talk about why she chose TCNJ for her undergraduate experience, joining Phi Sigma Sigma sorority, her dissertation at Rutgers on Fraternity housing, working at tech schools and working with STEM students, building meaningful relationships, volunteering as a presenter and facilitator for fraternities, working with new attendees at professional conferences like AFA, NGLA, and NASPA, Change Style Indicator (CSI), Emotional Intelligence Certification (EQ), and favorite food spots in Philadelphia! Link: