Brotherhood is one of the four pillars that our fraternity rests upon, and heavily relates to the 5th purpose in our values.Brotherhood is about making sure everyone feels like they are truly part of the chapter and that their voice is included in discussions. It's about bringing a diverse group of people together united by their love for music.
In the past couple years, brotherhood has been a big goal in our chapter, and the progress we have made has been outstanding. Kind of like the "company culture", you can feel the difference when you talk to one of our members. We have been working on helping our brother's mental health, grades, and other areas that we can use to make sure that everyone here feels wanted and respected. No one should have to go through everything alone, and we try to be a family away from home for everyone.
Our founders recognized the power of brotherhood and how this fraternal love could not only help others but advance the goals of the fraternity. When members feel like they are truly part of a group, they then will will see the Fraternity's success as their success. Much like how companies are now realizing this with employees, our founders knew that having engaged members in the fraternity's success will give them the energy and ambition to do amazing things for the fraternity. And when a member feels supported by their chapter, they are capable of doing extraordinary things indeed.
Some of the ways we have worked to this end include: