What is the Multicultural Greek Council?

The purpose of the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) is to provide a council for Greek organizations that contribute specifically to diversity and inclusion on RIT campus. The MGC serves as the governing body and network multiculturally based Greek organizations to create and maintain high standards in the life of Fraternities and Sororities. The council addresses, coordinates, and develops strategic action plans to unify affiliations, promote higher education, provide community service, enhance leadership and serves as a liaison between the MGC and the University student body, and administration; thereby improving the campus climate. The MGC emphasizes on spreading cultural awareness to ensure diversity and unity among the Greek system at RIT.

Multicultural Preamble

We, the Multicultural Greek Organizations, have joined together to form this council, know as the Multicultural Greek Council at the Rochester Institute of Technology, in order to better meet our individual and joints needs and voice our desires to the community. By establishing this council, we, the members of this council, will educate and serve the campus and the multicultural community though cooperation, communication, and participation. Furthermore, we will strive to develop unity and provide support for Member Organizaitons.

What National Organization Oversees MGC?

National Pan-Hellenic Council

The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is a collaborative organization of nine historically African American, international Greek lettered fraternities and sororities. The nine NPHC organizations are sometimes collectively referred to as the "Divine Nine".

National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations, Inc.

The National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations, Inc., (NALFO) is an “umbrella” coalition of all Latino fraternal organizations. NALFO’s 16 fraternities and sororities are bound by a shared commitment to fraternal unity, family values and empowering Latino and under-served communities.

National APIDA Panhellenic Association

NAPA is a collective group of leaders within the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American community. who work together to advocate, collaborate, and educate its members and constituency for the greater good. It represents its eighteen member organizations within the fraternal and university communities.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Lambda Alpha Upsilon Fraternity, Inc.

Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc.

Lambda Sigma Upsilon Fraternity, Inc.

Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc.

Sigma Lambda Upsilon  Sorority, Inc.

Chi Upsilon Sigma Sorority, Inc.

Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

 

Lambda Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Inc.

Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc.