Post Classifieds

Brief: SGA charters two new organizations

By The Maroon
On January 23, 2014

At the Student Government Association senate meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 22, new chapters of Alpha Phi Omega and Be the Match were chartered.
Alpha Phi Omega is a coed fraternity that is committed to community service. Representatives of the chapter who attended the meeting said that the organization will be teaming up Tulane's chapter as well as Louisiana State University's chapter.
The fraternity is not a social organization, but strictly dedicated to promoting friendship and leadership through service. The chapter hopes to gain at least 25 members this semester.
SGA also chartered a chapter of Be The Match foundation. The nonprofit organization is a bone marrow donor program. Rachel Robinson, social sciences sophomore, said that the chapter would encourage students to sign up for bone marrow registry.
Robinson plans to have the chapter distribute donor kits for students who are interested. Students would simply swab their mouths and send in the kit to see if they are a match to a patient with a life-threatening disease.
According to Robinson, students would have the option to donate to patients in need or for research purposes. SGA senate chartered both organizations with a unanimous vote.

Get Top Stories Delivered Weekly

From Around the Web

More loyolamaroon News Articles

Recent loyolamaroon News Articles

Discuss This Article



Log In

or Create an account

Employers & Housing Providers

Employers can list job opportunities for students

Post a Job

Housing Providers can list available housing

Post Housing

Log In

Forgot your password?

Your new password has been sent to your email!

Logout Successful!

You just missed it! This listing has been filled.

Post your own housing listing on Uloop and have students reach out to you!

Upload An Image

Please select an image to upload
Note: must be in .png, .gif or .jpg format
Provide URL where image can be downloaded
Note: must be in .png, .gif or .jpg format