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Collegiate Digest

May 30, 2018
This is the last Collegiate Digest of the academic year. In this issue you'll find information about Convention payments and the revised academics program. Please make sure you give yourself enough time to make Convention payments and have them processed before arriving in Dallas.

Collegiate Digest Archive

May 23, 2018: The good standing deadline is May 27, please make sure to read this week's Beta Base to learn more about good standing and what is required of executive council prior to summer break.

May 16, 2018: All funds from Moonball and secondary philanthropy events from the 2016-17 academic year are now past due. Please work with your Moonball specialist to work out any outstanding funds.

May 9, 2018: It's graduation season and we want to see your chapter's graduation photos! Please ask your graduating seniors to send their photos to TheCrescent@gammaphibeta.org.  

May 2, 2018: Philanthropy funds are due May 15. Please remember to submit the funds raised and respective donation reports to the Gamma Phi Beta Foundation so that beneficiaries receive the funds from your Building Strong Girls efforts.

April 25, 2018: Sorority Life submissions for the summer 2018 issue of The Crescent are due May 1. Make sure to fill out our new chapter updates form which will serve as your Sorority Life submission.

April 18, 2018: In this week's Digest read about Loyalty Pledges, submitting Moonball and philanthropy funds, our new 30 Under 30 program and Officer 201 trainings.

April 11, 2018: Read this week's Digest to learn about Loyalty Pledges, what Good Standing means to your chapter and Officer 201s. Also, don't forget to submit your Convention credential form to International Headquarters by May 2, 2018.

April 4, 2018: In this week's Digest you'll find information on the updated budget creation tool, diversity and inclusion fidelity programing and officer 201 recordings.

March 28, 2018: Applications for the REAL Leadership Experience are due March 31. If you are a first- or second-year member apply today. Also, you'll find important information in the Responsibility Rundown about risk management for formal and properly registering events. If you would like to give a sister or loved one a Heart, please visit GammaPhiBeta.org/Hearts2018. 

March 21, 2018: Read this week's Digest to learn about CrowdChange training, Billhighway customer care information, the fast-approaching deadline to apply for the REAL Leadership Experience and Gamma Phi Beta's new 30 Under 30 program. 

March 14, 2018: Make sure to register early for Convention 2018 in Dallas, Texas to take advantage of reduced registration pricing! Also, make sure to complete and submit your chapter's credential form to International Headquarters by May 2, 2018, so your delegate is able to vote. 

March 7, 2018: Convention is right around the corner. Make sure to apply for Convention awards and help us celebrate your chapters achievements! Be sure to have your submissions in by March 16, 2018.

February 28, 2018: Save the date for National Ritual Celebration Week 2018, which begins March 5. Also, applications for Financial Aid are due next week, make sure to submit yours!

February 21, 2018: The Officer 201 training series provides additional training to newly-elected chapter officers with comprehensive education related to specific responsibilities of the officers role. Register now! 

February 14, 2018: Read this week's Digest to find information that will help your chapter successfully prepare for initiation, Officer 101 education and Chapter Challenge. 

February 7, 2018: In this week's Collegiate Digest, you'll find important information about entering new member information into Beta Base and the process of ordering badges. 

January 31, 2018: The Responsibility Rundown is a bulletin that addresses topics of risk exposure for collegiate chapter officers. Convention award application are officially open for Gamma Phi Beta's 78th Convention.

January 24, 2018: February 1 deadlines are quickly approaching! In this week's Collegiate Digest, learn more about the February 1 deadline for collegiate dues billing, Officer 101 trainings and Sorority Life submissions for The Crescent

January 17, 2018: Education vice presidents and Fidelity chairwomen can access the Fidelity Chapter Assessment in-chapter program in this week's Digest! Members can also find the link to the Gamma Phi Beta Foundation's financial aid applications. The application deadline is March 15!

January 10, 2018: The first Collegiate Digest of 2018 features REAL Leadership Academy registration information and updates to A Lifetime of Gamma Phi Beta, our new member education program. 

December 6, 2017: This is the final Collegiate Digest of 2017! You will find information on how to update your Fidelity calendar for 2018, and the link to the final REAL Leadership Online post of the year. 

November 29, 2017: In this week's Collegiate Digest, learn more about A Lifetime of Gamma Phi Beta and register for the final webinar. You will also find important Beta Base action items. 

November 15, 2017: Read important information about the badge process, and learn how to access the Officer 101 online lessons! 

November 8, 2017: REAL Leadership Academy registration is open now! You can also find the application to advocate on behalf of the Fraternity/Sorority Experience in Washington, D.C. 

November 1, 2017: In the first Collegiate Digest of November, you will find information about the Founders Day social media campaign and information about the hazing and harassment Fidelity programming. 

October 25, 2017: Read this week’s Digest to learn more about submitting Moonball funds, fall recipe submissions and the date for REAL Leadership Academy 2018!

October 18, 2017: In this week’s Collegiate Digest, you will find the answers to our frequently asked questions about the collegiate leadership consultant program and application. Don’t forget to register for a webinar on October 25 to learn more about the changes to our nominating and election process. ​

October 11, 2017: Learn more about the collegiate leadership consultant program and find the link for the application in this week’s Collegiate Digest! You will also find an answer to a frequently asked Moonball questions and meet a graduate fellowship recipient. 

October 4, 2017: Sign up for webinars to learn more about Gamma Phi Beta’s nominating and election process, and learn more about badge refunds in this week’s Collegiate Digest. 

September 27, 2017: This week’s Digest contains a new tumblr list with long-sleeve Moonball shirt inspiration and the first Money Gram of the year explaining live-in requirements. 

September 20, 2017Read this week’s Collegiate Digest for important information about the October 1 billing date and a REAL Leadership Online article on how to make the most of your chapter meetings.

September 13, 2017: Learn more about how you can help sisters affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and don’t forget to request an International Council member visit for Founders Day before September 15, 2017! 

September 6, 2017: REAL Leadership Online is back from summer break and there’s a new Moonball gear list on our tumblr. Check out this Digest for the links to both and some important Beta Base information! 

August 30, 2017: Read about submitting a proposed Bylaws amendment, how to help a sister affected by the hurricanes and new resources for executive council members.

August 23, 2017: Read this week’s Collegiate Digest to learn about how to properly enter new members and affiliate members in Beta Base, and don’t forget to email your Bid Day photos!  

August 16, 2017: Check out a reminder and tips on ordering Moonball merchandise through Crescent Corner, and watch a video about Fidelity’s new look! 

August 9, 2017: Read this edition of the Digest for more information about our Beta Base reorganization, updates to Convention awards and the Gamma Phi Beta Foundation’s recent move.

August 2, 2017: In the first Collegiate Digest of the academic year, you will learn about Fidelity updates, the top ten Foundation facts to share with your chapter and the #IAmASororityWoman campaign.