Drury Greek chapters provide many important opportunities to develop leadership potential and provide real-world experience to members through officer positions, committees and involvement in campus and community groups. Membership in a Greek chapter provides numerous opportunities for students to be involved in leadership roles. As a chapter officer, coordinator of a chapter event or community service project, Greek students can further develop their leadership skills. Chapters also provide educational programming in areas such as time management, leadership, and communication.
Drury Greek students have a better leadership experience and more leadership opportunities. Greek membership will be one of your commitments at Drury, but you should make it a priority. Your Greek experience will be what you make it; the more you put into it, the more you will get out of it. Greek students are also extremely involved in campus-wide leadership activities. At Drury, members and leaders of many campus organizations are Greek. By joining a Drury Greek chapter, students are encouraged to become involved in campus-wide activities and chapter leadership roles.
Drury Greek students experience a variety of leadership development skills as part of their Greek experience. Leadership topics covered can include learning ethical leadership and decision-making, motivation and delegation, how to handle confrontation effectively, opportunities for personal or chapter goal-setting and strategic planning. Chapters provide members and new members with practical opportunities for leadership development practice. These include chapter and new member retreats, officer positions, chapter committee involvement, participation in campus leadership programs and special workshops to increase leadership understanding and performance.