Fairmont State hosts Greekapolooza for prospective Greek life students

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FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WDTV) -- Fairmont State today hosted Greekapalooza for students interested in joining Greek life.

The university's nine fraternities and sororities held several events all afternoon. It connected students with Greek life leaders to ask questions and get more information about the community.

A new fraternity and sorority were also introduced to students - Alpha Phi Alpha and Zeta Phi Beta.

Today's event gave students insight into the positive impact the Greek community provides to the campus.

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The university's Greek Life mission is "to to create and support an environment where the students of Fairmont State University can enhance their college experience through community, lifelong friendships, scholarship, leadership, and service," according to a release.

Greek students this year will wear their letters every Thursday. A Greek formal known as the Holy Ball will return to campus in November.