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Q&A Focus on Safety: Pledge Program Must Evolve to Inspire - Video (1:34)
In this brief video, Grand Praetor and RMF Treasurer, Mark Burroughs, NORTH CAROLINA STATE 1979, explains the importance of inspiring pledges and how to dispel traditions of hazing, while addressing questions from alumni with support from your Chapter Advisor and others.
Q&A Implications For Magister of Civil or Criminal Legal Proceedings - Video (2:43)
Responding to a question about a current fraternity lawsuit, in this brief video Grand Praetor and RMF Treasurer, Mark Burroughs, NORTH CAROLINA STATE 1979, describes the very real potential implications of being involved in—or allowing—hazing activities in violation of local law.
Q&A Identifying Problem Members Before Initiation - Video (2:51)
Responding to a question from a Chapter Advisor, Mark Burroughs, NORTH CAROLINA STATE 1979, gives a real-life example of how to identify, assist, and support a potential problem member before initiation. Mark is currently serving as Grand Praetor for the North Carolina Province, and as RMF Director and Treasurer.
Q&A Understanding Obligations for Pledges and New Brothers - Video (2:11)
Speaking to Magisters at Balfour LTW, Mark Burroughs, NORTH CAROLINA STATE 1979, fields a question about keeping older brothers from setting the wrong example. Mark is currently serving as Grand Praetor for the North Carolina Province, and as RMF Director and Treasurer.
Q&A Working With School Administrators on Pledge Program - Video (3:37)
During a Q&A with Magisters at Balfour LTW, Grand Praetor Mark Burroughs, NORTH CAROLINA STATE 1979, echoes the advice of an undergraduate who shares his own case study about the positive results of working with the university and being forthright about all pledge program activities.
Does Your Chapter Haze?
Check the items you would label as hazing activities:
Requiring new members to wear specific clothing.
Forced calisthenics, e.g. sit-ups and push-ups, and purposeless runs for the sake of creating "unity."
Using obscenities, yelling, or screaming at pledges.