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Multicultural Greek & Fraternal Council Intake Process

About

The Multicultural Greek & Fraternal Council is composed of 12 culturally-based fraternities and sororities who serve to coordinate programs between its own members, members of the council and the rest of the community with an emphasis on service and culture. MGFC is comprised of fraternities and sororities that identify as Historically Black, Latinx Based, African-Social Justice and Asian-Interest Organizations. Learn more at cornellmglc.org.

The mission of our council is to operate as a united governing body for all organizations, dedicating ourselves to promoting unity and serving as a support system. We serve as a model for the underrepresented student community and operate as a united body to effectively advocate the issues and concerns of our organizations and the entire campus community that we serve.

The purpose of MGFC is to positively promote cultural Greek Life as it exists at Cornell University and beyond.

Preamble

We, the representatives of multicultural fraternities and sororities, similar in structure and background, recognizing the need for coordination in activities and inter-collegiate fraternities and sororities, and in recognizing that there are certain areas of action, cultural programming and support for the underrepresented student community that can best be carried out by the joint efforts of all such organizations, and believing that these needs can best be realized by formal organization in order to facilitate agreement and coordination; we do hereby establish such an organization to work for the welfare of our University and our group and bind ourselves to the provisions of the MGFC constitution and bylaws.

Sub Councils

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is a collaborative organization of nine historically African American, international Greek lettered fraternities and sororities. The nine NPHC organizations are sometimes collectively referred to as the "Divine Nine".

  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO)

The National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO) is an umbrella council for twenty Latino Greek Letter Organizations established in 1998. The purpose of NALFO is to promote and foster positive interfraternal relations, communication, and development of all Latino fraternal organizations through mutual respect, leadership, honesty, professionalism and education.

  • Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc.
  • Sigma Lambda Upsilon Sorority, Inc.
  • Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc.

National APIA Panhellenic Association (NAPA)

NAPA is a collective group of leaders within the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American community who work together to advocate, collaborate, and educate our members and constituency for the greater good. We represent our member organizations within the fraternal and university communities.NAPA currently comprises of 18 member fraternities and sororities.

  • alpha Kappa Delta Phi International Sorority, Inc.
  • Kappa Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc.
  • Lambda Phi Epsilon International Fraternity, Inc.
  • Pi Delta Psi Fraternity, Inc.

How to Join an MGFC Organization

MGFC organizations have a unique collection of recruitment processes. While some organizations have formal recruitment, such as our Asian Interest fraternities and sororities, other organizations create interest through interest meetings, informational sessions, or educational programs and forums. Almost all 12 organizations host a Weekend of Events, in which each organization programs for an entire weekend to focus programming on culture, service, and social interactions. For any further inquiries you may also contact, Ricky Boche, MGFC Advisor.