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New Mexico State University Greeks do well at conference

New Mexico State University's Inter-Fraternity and Panhellenic councils recently returned from the Western Regional Greek Leadership Conference (WRGLC) in San Francisco with nine awards.

up won the educational programming award for the Greek community as a whole. It also received three media awards for newsletters, Web sites, and for the "Greek Vine" radio program, which broadcasts from 5 to 6 p.m. every Thursday and is the only radio program in the country devoted to fraternity and sorority topics.

The Panhellenic Council received the award for scholastic programming and the Inter-Fraternity Council won a media award for recruitment booklets.

The group also received the National Panhellenic Editors' Conference Award for Greek newsletters. This was the eighth straight year the NMSU Greek community's newsletter "GreekSpeak" received an award as the best Greek newsletter in the West.

The Gamma Phi Beta College Panhellenic Award was presented to the joint councils for programs promoting a positive Greek image, including promoting to non-Greeks and faculty and staff.

The NMSU chapter of the Order of Omega National Greek Honor Society received an award of $1,000, one of four national awards for Outstanding Chapters. There are nearly 350 chapters of the organization nationwide.

The Western Regional Greek Leadership Conference was established in 1948 and consists of colleges and universities in 14 western states and two Canadian provinces.