Pillars of Distinction/Arete
The Pillars of Distinction are the foundations for recognizing achievements and encouraging excellence within our Greek community at CSU, Chico. Greek life staff uses the pillars as the basis for programming efforts, student development, and Greek community standards.
Pillars of Distinction
Greek Life at California State University, Chico values, supports, and advocates:
Leadership: Tangible skill development and progressive change in the philosophical mind-set of students
Scholarship: Academic accountability for both self and peers
Community: Chapters representing extended families with bonds and networking that extend beyond any one organization
Diversity and Inclusion: The ability for any student to feel valued as a beneficial contributor to Greek Life
Service: Accrued responsibility for one's surroundings that shapes an enhanced altruistic belief
Integrity: Personal investment in Greek Life that builds a higher sense of moral and ethical commitment
…Enhancing the collegiate experience.