What is a Pi Chi?
A recruitment counselor (Pi Chi) is a member of the Panhellenic community who acts as a mentor and unbiasedly leads PNMs through the formal recruitment process. Our Pi Chis remain affiliated with a purpose of promoting the overall Panhellenic community and being an asset to PNMs.
2020 Formal Recruitment Applications are closed!
Pi Chis – scroll down for a semester schedule leading up to recruitment.
Recruitment Counselor Directors
The Recruitment Counselor Directors are members of the Panhellenic community who have previously served the role of a recruitment counselor (Pi Chi) and now serve as leaders and resources for all Pi Chis throughout the training and formal recruitment process. Applications are now closed!
2020 Pi Chi Directors: Cameo Dean, Britt Krall, Rachel Weber, Sam Tait
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Roles & Responsibilities
Pi Chi Directors
- Assist the VP for Membership with conducting Pi Chi interviews and making selections
- Advise a group of Pi Chis throughout training and formal recruitment
- Work closely with the VP for Membership to prepare and facilitate training sessions
- Assist the VP for Membership with executing formal recruitment
- To help make the recruitment experience an enjoyable and memorable one for the Potential New Members
- To promote a positive attitude toward all Panhellenic chapters and the entire Penn State University Greek Community
- To be available to a Potential New Member at all times to help them and offer guidance in a one-on-one situation
- To consult assigned Pi Chi Director, the Vice President for Membership, the Vice President for Recruitment of any major problems or concerns
- To explain and assist with the mechanics of Recruitment
2019-2020 Pi Chi Schedule
March 29th 2019: Pi Chi Director Applications Due
April 12th 2019: Pi Chi Director Interviews
April 2019: Pi Chi Directors will be chosen & notified
September 6th 2019: General Pi Chi Applications Due
September 8th 2019: Interviews
September 16th 2019: Pi Chis will be chosen & notified
September 19th 2019, 8:00pm: First Pi Chi Meeting (Orientation)
September 22nd 2019, 4:00pm: Meeting
September 29th 2019, 11:30am-5:30pm: Retreat
October 6th 2019, 5:30pm: Training Session 2
October 13th 2019, 5:30pm: Training Session 3
October 20th 2019, 5:30pm: Training Session 4
October 27th 2019, 5:30pm: Training Session 5
November 3rd, 2019, 5:30pm: Training Session 6
November 17th 2019, 5:30pm: Training Session 7
December 8th 2019, 5:30pm: Training Session 8
January 12th 2020, 7-9pm: Mini Retreat
January 13th 2020, 8:00pm: Logistics Meeting
January 14th 2020, 6:00pm: Final Logistics Meeting
January 15th 2020: PNM Orientation (All Pi Chis MUST be present)
January 16th 2020: First Day of Recruitment
*See Primary Recruitment page for the 2020 recruitment dates.