Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC)

The IFC at Lander is a governing body comprised of members from each of the affiliated chapters. IFC is responsible for coordination of recruitment, judiciary policies and procedures, inter-fraternity relations as well as promoting positive relations with all Greeks on campus. Lander has 3 nationally recognized fraternities on campus.:

Alpha Tau Omega

  • National Alpha Tau Omega Home Page
  • Nickname - ATO's or Tau's
  • Founded - September 15, 1865, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia
  • Colors - Azure and Gold
  • Flower - White Tea Rose
  • Mascot - Louisiana Yard Dawgs
  • Magazine - The Palm
  • Philanthropies - Adopt-A-Highway, Can Food Drive Soup Kitchen, Walk America, Child Abuse Awareness Red Ribbon Campaign
  • Quick Facts - Raised over $800 on the 1992 Tub-A-Thon for the March of Dimes Foundation. Won Homecoming seven of nine years. Raised $3,000 for PALS. 1993 Greek Week winner. 1997-98 Intramural Champions

 Pi Kappa Phi

  • Pi Kappa Phi National Home Page
  • Nickname - Pi Kapps
  • Founded - December 10, 1904, College of Charleston, South Carolina
  • Colors - Gold and White
  • Flower - Red Rose
  • Mascot - Steam Boat Willy The Alligator
  • Magazine - The Star & Lamp
  • Philanthropies - PUSH (People Understanding the Severely Handicapped) created in 1977. It is the only fraternity with its own national outreach project. The first to raise over $ 3 million.
  • Quick Facts - Oldest national fraternity at Lander, chartered on February 28, 1970, making it the oldest national fraternity on campus. Among Pi Kappa Phi's most recent achievements - 1995, 1996, and 1999 Greek Week winner, top all men's fraternity for 1996, 1997, and 1999 Homecoming, Highest GPA for fraternities in nine of the last thirteen semesters. 1995 and 1996 Lander Man of the Year recipients were Pi Kapps. Pi Kappa Pi was the only men's fraternity to be nominated for 1997 Lander Organization of the Year. Pi Kappa Phi was presented a key to the city of Greenwood after raising money and building a $20,00 handicap accessible playground through PUSH.

Tau Kappa Epsilon

  • Name: Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Nickname: Tekes
  • Founded: January 1, 1899 Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois
  • Colors: Cherry and Gray
  • Flower: Red Carnation
  • Mascot: Golden Eagle
  • Magazine: The Teke
  • Philanthropy: St. Jude Children's Hospital, Self Regional Hospital, South Carolina's Adopt-a-Highway and the Wounded Warrior Project
  • Quick Facts:  2010-2011 Homecoming Winners Overall-Greek Division, 2011 Intramural Softball Champions, 2009 Intramural Football Champions, Largest Fraternity in the world