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University Panhellenic Council (UPC)

The University Panhellenic Council (UPC) governs the fourteen National Panhellenic Conference affiliated sororities at The University of Texas at Austin. UPC promotes sorority life by encouraging leadership, high academic achievement, philanthropic and community service efforts, as well as lasting bonds of sisterhood. The University Panhellenic Council serves as a forum for discussing issues facing collegiate women and the entire Sorority and Fraternity community, and promotes equality among its membership.

Benefits of Membership

Leadership

  • The largest all-women's undergraduate organization at The University of Texas at Austin with over 3,500 members
  • Over 200 leadership opportunities available within the UPC community
  • Both chapters and council recognized locally, regionally, and nationally for excellence in programming

Scholarship

  • 3.49 All Panhellenic GPA for Fall 2017
  • 3.29 All University Women GPA for Fall 2017

Service

  • All UPC sororities support both local and national philanthropic causes
  • Over $225,000 in philanthropic contributions each year
  • Panhellenic women participate in thousands of service hours each year

Sisterhood

  • Find your home away from home with your sorority membership
  • Make lifelong connections and friendships which will make your UT Austin experience unforgettable.

Campus Involvement

Every UPC sorority encourages their members to be involved in organizations outside of the sorority. Often, UPC women not only belong to these organizations, but many hold leadership positions. Sorority membership catapults women into these positions through experience shared by older members. Panhellenic women are involved in Student Government, Orange Jackets, Texas Spirits, UT Women's Volleyball, Mortar Board, Phi Beta Kappa, UT Women's Soccer & Track, Texas Pom and Cheer, 40 Acres Fest, Student Volunteer Board, Texas Union, Order of Omega, along with many more organizations and activities!

Signature Events

  • Educational Speakers: Each semester, UPC offers an educational speaker each spring semester to cover various topics relevant to college students. Some examples include Buy In or Get Out! with David Stollman and Alex Sheen of Because I said I Would.

2018 UPC Executive Council

President
Evana Flores
texaspanhellenic.president@gmail.com
President-Elect
Mary Brinsko
mabrinsko@gmail.com
VP Recruitment
Elizabeth Gallatin
texaspanhellenic.recruitment@gmail.com
VP Recruitment-Elect
Sophie Montemayor
gsmontemayor@gmail.com
VP Counseling
Chelsea Perry
texaspanhellenic.vpcounseling@gmail.com
VP Counseling-Elect
Blair Nagel
blairnagel@utexas.edu
VP Finance
Jamie Nguyen
txpanhellenic.finance@gmail.com
VP Standards
Ariana Sonsino
txupcstandards@gmail.com
VP Administration
Gabi Siewczynski
texaspanhellenic.vpadmn@gmail.com
VP Communication
Sloane Silverman
texaspanhellenic.publications@gmail.com
VP Philanthropy
Kate Thomas
texaspanhellenic.philanthropy@gmail.com

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