Greek-letter

Greek′-let′ter


adj.
of or designating a fraternity or sorority whose name consists usu. of two or three Greek letters.
[1875–80]
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Alpha Kappa Alpha is often hailed as "America's premier Greek-letter organization for African-American women.
Other impactful actions include shifting the oversight of disciplinary cases from the Greek organizations to the University and the drop-in monitoring of Greek-letter houses by University personnel.
The oldest existing Greek-letter society in Asia, the fraternity enters its centennial having contributed to nation-building with a generous share of leaders in government, the sciences and the arts,' it said.
Wide double stars with Greek-letter designations (the use of which is attributed to Johannes Bayer) have superscript numbers.
In 1776 when Phi Beta Kappa became the first Greek-letter fraternity established at William and Mary College, it became an organization which evolved to become the standard for excellence in collegiate academics that spurred the formation of other fraternal organizations.
Greek-letter organizations themselves do not play much of a role in Steppers With Class, but the team's competition schedule has brought the steppers out of Poughkeepsie and onto the campuses of America's colleges and universities--following a step event at Morehouse College, the team's only male member applied and won admission to the school.
Michelle Obama is an honorary member of Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA), the oldest Black Greek-letter sorority, established in 1908.
I liked the point about the hiring of BGLO (Black Greek-Letter Organizations) members as Greek Affairs advisers.
This single act, boycotting Arizona, has reignited the purpose and relevancy of historically African American Greek-letter organizations.
ON A COLD MORNING in the winter of 1908, and 12 years before women of any color could vote in the United States, 16 women from Howard University came together to form the first Black Greek-letter women's organization, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Research, utilizing a nationally representative sample of 3,712 Americans, revealed that Greek-letter membership increases the probability of college graduation more for African Americans than for European Americans.
Essays that explore the challenges and triumphs of black, Greek-letter organizations and the men and women who struggled for recognition and respect from white society within the halls of academia.