Hazing Of Hazing And Hazing

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Position Statement: Hazing Kappa Kappa Gamma recognizes the inherent dangers of hazing. Accordingly, Kappa Kappa Gamma strictly prohibits any form of hazing, which the Fraternity broadly defines as any activity or action taken with or without consent of the individual involved that produces mental, emotional, psychological or physical discomfort, intimidation, humiliation, degradation, embarrassment, harassment or ridicule. In addition to the Fraternity’s hazing policy, members are reminded that they are also subject to local, state/provincial, and federal law and the rules and regulations of the college or university where a Kappa Kappa Gamma chapter is located. Any member who participates in or permits hazing, as defined by Fraternity…show more content…
Further, any Kappa-sponsored or co-sponsored event must be in compliance with the law and Kappa’s risk management procedures, and are strictly limited to members and their guests. Members engaging in the illegal use or misuse of alcohol, including misuse for violating the prohibitions listed above, may be subject to dismissal or other disciplinary action. All members receive education about alcohol consumption through GreekLifeEDU, which is required as part of the New Member Experience. Kappa also provides the Alcohol Skills Training Program (ASTP) to all chapters on a rotating basis. We want to generate an understanding that promotes responsible behavior as a participant, friend and sister. In an effort to minimize negative consequences, ASTP educates members about the effects of alcohol on their bodies and promotes awareness about the risks associated with drinking. Our new chapter at Bentley would receive this program within one year of establishment. If desired, ASTP could be facilitated for the entire Panhellenic community. keyinfo no. 5, continued Position Statement: Substance Abuse Kappa Kappa Gamma recognizes the inherent dangers of substance abuse. As such, all Kappa Kappa Gamma chapter facilities are drug-free. The use, sale, purchase or possession of any drugs or other controlled substance in violation of local, state or federal law is prohibited. Members not adhering to this

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