In alignment with Sigma Nu’s continuing efforts "To develop ethical leaders..." the General Fraternity offers GreekLifeEdu as a tool to assist its membership in becoming better educated about alcohol, hazing and sexual assault.
Within these pages are resources that provide information about GreekLifeEdu, as well as resources on how to best utilize the program. Additionally, members can easily connect to and begin using the program from this section.
Since the Spring of 2004, Sigma Nu Fraternity, Inc. has partnered with EverFi to offer online education and prevention programs to its members. Starting with AlcoholEdu for College, an interactive, online alcohol misuse and abuse prevention program which was offered from 2004-2008 and then GreekLifeEdu, from 2008 to present day.
We realize that by joining Sigma Nu, you are not only entering a new environment with new friends and social opportunities, but also with new responsibilities. With so many exciting things going on around you, you need to be prepared to deal with all sorts of situations that may come your way, especially those situations involving alcohol.
We are excited to offer GreekLifeEdu – a non-opinionated, science-based course addressing the critical issues of alcohol awareness, sexual assault, and hazing for fraternity and sorority members. By leveraging the latest research and trends and incorporating multiple evidence-based learning theories, GreekLifeEdu achieves behavior change objectives, helps students practice safe decision-making, and empowers students to make well-informed decisions by providing simple strategies to help keep them and their friends safe.
What is GreekLifeEdu?
GreekLifeEdu offers a confidential, personalized experience for each student. The course includes:
- Five modules of content featuring videos, scenarios, interactive activities and more
- Helpful tools, like a BAC calculator, national and organization-specific resources, and social norming messages
- Refusal and protective stragegies and tips for helping a friend
- Answers to students’ most common questions about alcohol, hazing, and sexual assault
GreekLifeEdu is a 60-90 minute, Web-based prevention program using the latest prevention techniques and science-based research to educate students about alcohol consumption, hazing and sexual assault. GreekLifeEdu will empower our members to make well-informed decisions and help them better cope with the behavior of their peers.
- 7 out of 10 students involved in a team or social organization experience at least one hazing behavior*
- Alcohol consumption and sexual activities are common hazing practices across all types of student groups*
Learn more about the "Sigma Nu Effect" of AlcoholEdu and GreekLifeEdu.
Learn how to create a user account and get started with GreekLifeEdu.
*Allan, E.J. and M. Madden. (2008). Hazing in View: College Students at Risk, Initial Findings from the National Study of Student Hazing. Retrieved on March 12, 2008 from the National Center for hazing Research and Prevention: http://www.hazingstudy.org/publications/hazing_in_view_web.pdf.