Cliff's Notes 
A weekly newsletter for the Fraternity and Sorority Community   
April 15, 2015

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Chapter Registration for 
the 2015 - 2016 Academic Year
Per the Community Advancement Program and the Student Handbook (Section 5.3.A.1), all fraternities and sororities are required to register with the university each year.

Registration for the 2015-2016 academic year is now open. Please visit your chapter's Hub page and select Register this Organization to complete the process.
Diversity Affairs Council:
Apply Now!
Diversity Affairs Council is one of the largest organizations on campus, serving as the umbrella for over 150 different diverse student organizations. As part of the Executive Board, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the most driven and passionate students, implement programs aimed to increase and appreciate diversity, and make a significant impact here at Miami. 

DAC is currently accepting applications for executive positions. Here is a brief list of some of the responsibilities:

-Deliver the DAC Monday Memos
-Plan D-Week, DAC's premier event
-Facilitate semester General Assembly Symposium
-Sit on various University Committees
-Assist in planning the first DAC Gala
-Facilitate the DAC Leadership Summit
-Provide opportunities and resources for DAC orgs

Interested? Please apply here! Applications are due Friday, May 1st by 7pm. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Cecelia Favede,
MU Fashion Week
Alpha Delta Pi and Delta Upsilon Present:
Battle of the Brains

SLAM and Alpha Epsilon Pi Present:
A Race Against Time!

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Presents:
Soul Food

Delta Sigma Phi and MU Varsity  Softball Present:  Home Run Derby
Delta Sigma Phi and the Miami Varsity Softball team are proud to announce a spring philanthropy event, the second annual Home Run Derby. There will be two types of teams that can participate in this event: Derby Teams and Fielding Teams. 

Derby Teams will consist of four members (these can be co-ed) at $60 per team. Each team member will receive ten pitches from halfway to the mound. The top five teams will advance and receive five pitches from the mound. 

Fielding Teams will consist of two members (only females) at $30 per team. These teams will earn points by catching fly balls hit by Derby participants. 

The prizes for the top teams are identical for both Derby and Fielding participants. 

First place: Free party at Top Deck! 
Second place: $75 donation to the charity of your choice 
Third place: $50 donation to the charity of your choice 

The Home Run Derby will occur on Sunday, April 19th at approximately 3:30pm at the conclusion of the 1pm softball game. All proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross. Checks can be made payable to Delta Sigma Phi. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Adam Benjamin at or Kristofer Jackson at


Backpack 2 Briefcase
Alumni Relations

Annual Anti-Hazing and 
Springfest Baseball Game

Relay for Life
Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society's largest fundraiser. Every year, all over the world, people support the mission to fight back against cancer. This year, Miami University will be hosting Relay for Life on  May 1  starting at  6 pm  in Withrow Courts. By signing up, you can get service hours, bond with your sisters/brothers, get free food, and unite for a common cause.

To start a team, go to and sign up today! Any questions please contact Lauren Johnston (


Gamma Phi Beta and 
Tau Kappa Epsilon Present:
G-Phi Joe

Greeks Doing Good!
Is your chapter doing something AMAZING you would like featured in Cliff Notes or on our website?   Let us know!  Send chapter successes and/or names of Greeks Doing Good work to Elissa Christmas in the Cliff Alexander Office.  We want to hear from you! 

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