The Theta Nu Chapter holds bi-weekly chapter meetings on Monday's beginning at 7:06 PM. The list below provides the dates and descriptions of previous and upcoming events. If you would like to know more information, please fill out the contact form and we will respond accordingly.
Charter Week (3/28-4/3)
Club Paradise: The Brothers of Theta Nu took to Instagram Live to cook a meal and talk about healthy eating habits with alumni, Bro. Ryan Chisolm. This event help to provide students with helpful tips and resources from a professional chef.
Heat of the Moment: A partnership between Theta Nu and the Student Health Services’ Sexual Health, Wellness, Prevention and Advocacy Programming Coordinator, Quinyana Brown, to host a virtual Condom Casino.
Dreams Money Can Buy: Financial experts from within the community provide resources, tips, and fundamental financial principles to students in light of COVD-19 placing families and college students alike under financial stress.
Underground Kings: is an event with the purpose of highlighting a generation of black men who are dedicated to bettering the community around them, while being leaders in their field, and inspiring generations to come to do the same. Panel discussion included topics dealing with Black male identity, what it means to “grind”, the meaning of success, and going after one’s dreams.
Theta Nu Presents: Professional Development Workshop: For this event, the Brothers of Theta Nu hosted a Professional Development Workshop event in partnership with the Career Center to prepare undergraduate students to be competitive for the job market and give them insightful information from the U of SC Career Center.
Theta Nu TV - A series of conversation hosted every month discussing topics both on campus and world wide.
Episode 4: Remembering Dr. King
Heart of Harriford: First annual ceremonial event to honor the late Dean Willie L. Harriford. An award and scholarship was presented to a deserving student decided on by the chapter. (An application process will be presented for the next Harriford Day.)
Move In Days/Navigating Campus with the Alphas 8/22 - Brothers were involved all week welcoming UofSC’s newest class. Brothers helped with all four Move In Days, helped at First Night Carolina and also were set up on Greene St. to help students find classes & navigate campus on the first day of classes.
Theta Nu TV - A new series of conversation hosted every month discussing topics both on campus and world wide.
Episode 1: Intro to TNTV, AAAS Cookout, Intro to PHam Week
Episode 2: How to Shoot your Shot
Episode 3: Social Media and Branding
When Justice Prevails 10/8 - Brothers will host a viewing and discussion of the Central Park Five's Oprah interview. Guests from the Institute of African American Research will guide an interactive conversation about criminal justice reform.
When Justice Prevails pt. 2 10/16 - Brothers will host Raymond Santana of the Central Park Five to be a featured speaker and panelist.
PHam Week 9/8-9/12
PHamily Worship 9/8 - Worshiped with other students from campus at The Brook Church in Columbia,SC. The purpose of this event is to show the importance of attending church as college students and create a community to whom chritian students on campus. This will expose students to a local church and help them to begin their spiritual journey for the new school year.
Are Black Students…? 9/9 - The brothers, in collaboration with the Theta Gamma Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha, hosted a panel discussion featuring current faculty and staff, and alumni of the University of South Carolina. The purpose of this event was to unpack stereotypes placed on black students by discussing student involvement, access to resources, historical disadvantages, and racial incidents
Sex Trivia 9/10 - An interactive event geared toward educating student about sex. The chapter with local planned parenthood field coordinator to host event and provide intuitive and comprehensive information and resources, such as condoms. Attendees also were informed about the importance of knowing their status and their partners status, while competing in teams to win prizes.
PHamily Night Out 9/11 - To support our local community, we hosted a fundraiser to raise money for Transitions Homeless Shelter. We partnered with Mellow Mushroom, a local restaurant from 5pm-9pm to earn philanthropy dollars. 10% of all sales from customers that acknowledged our event were donated.
A PHamily Affair 9/12 - The brothers helped students formulate their objective for the semester by allowing them to write out their goals on a chalkboard in central campus. The brothers also served our college community by providing students with free refreshments. Student were given the opportunity to meet Brothers in an informal environmental and receive informative flyers about resources for the mental health of students.
PHirst Down Tailgate 9/14 - Provided a fun and safe environment on gameday for students to tailgate for the Alabama football game. Free food was provided to our guests, as well as over 200 water bottles were purchased to keep everyone cool on a hot day.
Mini Organization Fair 9/18 - Brothers were able to meet students on campus and participate in the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Prostate Cancer Awareness initiative. We gave facts and informed them about potential warning signs for prostate cancer.
Our Voice Matters – Brought the first African American to enroll at the University of
South Carolina since reconstruction, Dr. Henrie Treadwell. She discussed her work to improve the overall
health of the black community. There was a ballroom full of students and we had the honor of having
Chief Diversity Officer & Senior Associate Provost for Inclusion Dr. Dozier in attendance
to introduce Dr. Henrie M. Treadwell. A voter registration booth was set up at the event as well to encourage students to get registered.
Alphalympics – Courts were reserved at our Strom Thurmond Fitness Center for an evening of volleyball, dodgeball and basketball. This was important to the chapter, to provide events that gets our campus active while having fun.
Hygiene & Supply Drive – We hosted a Hygiene & Supply Drive with the Zeta Theta chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. Together we collected toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, soap, dental floss, hand sanitizer, feminine products, water bottles, washcloths, tissue, paper clothes and more. All items were donated to our on-campus pantry, The Gamecock Pantry.
Mental Health Summit – On World Mental Health Day, the Theta Nu Chapter partnered with seven other organizations on campus for a summit. This Mental Health Summit was the first of its kind for the University of South Carolina, the flagship institution in our state. It was a one-day conference focused on destigmatizing the issue of mental health on a college campus. There were dynamic speakers, and multiple workshops. A brother of Theta Nu also hosted a workshop focusing on mental health in minority communities.
Master Your Fate – Theta Nu partnered with the Black Business Student Association to host an event focusing on bringing awareness to the university’s elite grad programs and providing information and answering important questions to prepare you for the next chapter after your undergraduate career. MHR, Law, MBA, IBM and Public Health all had representatives available to give presentations and network with students.
Allen-Benedict Court Drive – Theta Nu partnered with five organizations on campus to hold a donation drive for students that were displaced from the local Allen-Benedict Court development. We wanted to be able to support and provide clothing and necessities to our local HBCU peers.
More Thinking, Less Drinking: Cannon Dozier Project – Theta Nu was one of the first chapters in our district and region to conduct this project which originated in the Mississippi District. Our program brought in our local police department to provide drunk goggles and also provide statistics and resources to our campus.
Ice an Alpha - $100+ raised for charity at USC’s Hip Hop Wednesday.
Shaking the Table – An event focused on toxic masculinity and male privilege, due to this normally being a hard discussion for most black men. A panel of faculty from the University came together to facilitate and spark great conversation for students on our campus.
Miss Black & Gold Pageant - The event for the 2018-2019 school years was titled, “Phenomenal Phigures”, showcasing a selection of very talented and special young women.