Invite one of the deans from the Undergraduate Dean's Office to present their Road Show to sophomores. Email Brian Reed for more information.
Have your alumni/ae over to discuss their career with the new members. Decide on the format of the event; panel discussion, round tables, reception. Give your alumni/ae an outline for the event.
Have the new members select an academic program and attend the event together.
In the development of an entire chapter academic program, have study tables that include both members and new members in attendance. Do not require a specific number of hours.
Create a competition pairing 'bigs' and 'littles' together to achieve the highest or most improved GPA. Have the teams spend time together creating an academic plan to succeed.
Assign each new member an academic 'big' in their field of study to help the new member with their academic program.