Our Signature Events
Here is a listing of the Council's signature events and programs that have been conducted in the community.
We have several signature events for the council that is designed to promote a positive image for the member chapters and inspire fellowship and communication among our members.
Here are our recent events:
Greek Cookout at Southside Park in 2008 (top) and 2022 (bottom)
NPHC Greek Cookout
The Greek Cookout is an annual event held every August where NPHC Greeks are invited to socialize and network with each other. The Cookout is sponsored solely by the Upstate PAN council.
NPHC Quarterly Mixers
The Council sponsors quarterly mixers to promote fellowship among Chapter members. These mixers have been virtual and in-person at various locations in the Greater Greenville Area.
Day of Fellowship at Pilgrim's Rest Baptist Church in 2012
Annual Day of Fellowship
Day of Fellowship is an annual gathering in February where members of the Greek community are encouraged to wear their organization pin at their local church for services. A meal is usually planned for afterward at a local restaurant or at the selected church.
Council Meeting and Retreats
Council Retreat at AKA Service Center in 2009 (top) and Leadership Retreat in 2023 (bottom)
Annual Leadership Retreat
The annual Council Retreat held in June is where members of the Council and Chapter Presidents can discuss joint efforts and plan for the following year.
Regular Council Meetings
Held on the fourth Monday of every month (subject to change), the Council Meeting is a primary means of communication between member chapters. You view the schedule for the current at the Chapter status page.
Past Signature Events
Greek Village at the Upstate Black Expo 2011 (top) and Minority Leadership Mixer in 2005.
Black Greek Village
The Greek Village is a display area for local NPHC organizations to make the community aware of their projects and program. It raises funds for a community charity in the local area. The Council was a sponsor of the Upstate Black Expo held in the Greenville County Convention Center.
Minority Leadership Mixers
Minority Leadership Mixer is an annual gathering in the Fall where the Leadership of the Greek community has invited to a meet and greet with the leaders of the service organization. The purpose is to introduce NPHC Leadership to each other and other leaders in the Upstate.