Letters Today… Leaders Tomorrow

Deciding to go Greek can be one of the biggest and best decisions you make in life. Joining a fraternity or a sorority can be a great way to experience all that Rogers State University has to offer. Greek life encompasses fun and service! Greek life encourages involvement in activities on campus and in the Claremore area. Going Greek means your college career will involve more than textbooks, classrooms, athletics, and social functions.

Greek Statistics

  • All but two of the US presidents, since 1825 have been Greek
  • All but two of the US vice presidents, since 1825 have been Greek
  • 30% of US Congressmen/women are Greek
  • 42% of US Senators are Greek
  • 40% of all Supreme Court Justices have been Greek
  • 30% of Fortune 500 Executives are Greek
  • 10% of all listed in Who’s Who are Greek
  • 71% of Greeks graduate college, while only about 50% of  non-greeks do
  • All of the Apollo 11 astronauts were Greek
  • Greeks make up only 2% of the US Population

Famous Greeks

These are just a few of the famous people that were in a fraternity or sorority when they attended college.

Bob Barker
Bob Hope
Elvis Presley
Ronald Regan
George Bush
Burt Reynolds
Jim Carey
John Wayne
Amy Grant
Les Paul
Merv Griffin
Paul Newman
Harrison Ford
Rosa Parks
Harry Truman
Robert Frost
Gladys Knight
John Ritter
Ted Koppel
Andy Rooney
Dick Clark
Dr. Seuss
Bill Cosby
Paul Simon
Kevin Costner
Willie Nelson
Jon Stewart
Sam Elliot
Oscar Meyer
Payne Stewart
James Dean
John Elway
Bette Midler
David Spade
Warren Beatty
Terry Bradshaw
Georgia O’Keefe
Aretha Franklin
William Faulkner
Nelson Mandela
Heather Locklear
David Letterman
Farrah Fawcett
Rev. Jessie Jackson
Stephen Spielberg
Matthew McConaghey
Langston Hughes
Orville Redenbacker
Gen. George S. Patton
Dr. George Washington Carver
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.