Arête Awards

Each year, the Center for Fraternity and Sorority Development recognizes chapters and individual members of the community for their outstanding performance and positive contributions with the following awards:

Chapter Awards

Chapter awards are distributed based on self-nomination in conjunction with chapter’s performance with the chapter accreditation program for the previous year. Organization’s Expectation of Excellence grades are considered in the selection process.

  • Chapter of the Year
  • Excellence in Academic Achievement
  • Excellence in Member Development
  • Excellence in Recruitment & Retention
  • Excellence in Chapter Operations
  • Excellence in Community Impact
  • Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion

Individual Awards

Members of the  community may submit nominations for these awards via the link below. Nominations will be judged by a team of UConn faculty, staff, and students.

  • Living the Ritual
  • Outstanding Advisor
  • Outstanding Chapter President
  • Outstanding Council Officer
  • Outstanding Scholar
  • Outstanding  Senior
  • Greek Emerging Leader of the Year

In addition to these awards, councils may also present awards to recognize members of the council.

Award Winners (Past Recipients)