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    A Division of Student Affairs
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    A Division of Student Affairs
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    A Division of Student Affairs
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    Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
    A Division of Student Affairs
  • Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
    A Division of Student Affairs
  • Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
    A Division of Student Affairs

Fraternity & Sorority Life Staff

 

Donald Abels

Donald Abels

Coordinator, Fraternity & Sorority Life
(615) 898-5812
Donald.Abels@mtsu.edu

Donald currently serves as the coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life. In conjunction with the director, Donald’s primary responsibilities include providing education, support and guidance to the Interfraternity Council in the areas of organizational development, recruitment, new member programs, event programming, and risk prevention. Donald also oversees all social media operations within the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership (CSIL) by developing and executing specific campaigns and initiatives related to engagement, retention, marketing, and branding. Donald joined the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership team at Middle Tennessee State University in 2012 as the graduate assistant for leadership and service. He worked with over 300 student organizations and coordinated involvement opportunities.

Donald received a Master’s of Education degree (M.Ed) in Administration and Supervision: Higher Education from Middle Tennessee State University. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Communication and became certified as an Experiential Learning Scholar at Middle Tennessee State University. Donald’s professional memberships include the Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors and the Association for Student Conduct Administration. Donald has served as a cluster facilitator for the LeaderShape Institute, where he worked directly with students for six days as they were immersed in a powerful curriculum, which challenged participants to lead with integrity while developing a healthy disregard for the impossible. Additionally, Donald is a graduate of the Fraternity Executives Association’s Interfraternity Institute.