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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Students participate in the National Pan-Hellenic Council’s Homecoming Step Show on Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, at the Gatton Student Center in Lexington, Kentucky.

‘Celebrate, love and culture.’ The return of NPHC’s annual Homecoming Step Show

Laurel Swanz, Reporter October 20, 2022

The uproarious hip-hop music, laughter and high energy had nearly everyone in attendance out of their seats at the National Pan-Hellenic Council’s (NPHC) Homecoming Step Show on Oct. 14. UK's Black...

UK and National Pan-Hellenic Council alumni perform a joint opening act during the annual step show held on Friday, October 11, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

UK’s NPHC step show: ‘breaking the stage, unifying the campus’

Natalie Parks October 12, 2019

As people streamed through the doors, the energy inside the ballroom ramped up. Alumni and students alike were gathered to witness a night of talent, hard work and community.The National Pan-Hellenic Council’s...

All UK students invited to NPHC 101

Anyia Hall January 30, 2018

A Greek Council is hosting an information event as part of a week-long informational kickoff to recruitment.The National Pan-Hellenic Council promotes unity and fellowship among the several historically...

Pan-Hellenic step show celebrates diversity through dance

Catherine Jones October 7, 2017

Diversity and dance ruled the night during Friday’s annual Pan-Hellenic council step show.People packed the Lexington Opera House to witness a celebration of UK’s diverse community through dance.“It...

Unifying campus through Greek life

November 20, 2016

The University of Kentucky student body is on edge. The announcement of Donald Trump as president-elect sent many students into shock and a state of fear. However, it brought a breath of relief to others...

A student lights anothers candle during a meeting for prayer and reflection on the night following the U.S. presidential election in front of Patterson Office Tower at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky., on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. UKs chapter of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, the coordinating body of nine historically African-American sororities and fraternities on campus, hosted the meeting. Photo by Joshua Qualls | Staff

UK students gather to reflect on a tension-filled election season

By Erin Sparks November 10, 2016

UK students gathered late on Wednesday night following the results of the unprecedented and tension-filled presidential election.UK’s National Pan-Hellenic Council, the governing body for historically...

Seventeen out of 42 Interfraternal Council, National Panhellenic Conference and United Greek Coalition organizations were above 90 percent white in the 2015-16 school year. 

Greek life lags behind campus in diversity

Marjorie Kirk April 14, 2016

[email protected] open records request filed by the Kentucky Kernel revealed that the racial makeup of UK’s Interfraternal Council fraternities and Panhellenic Conference sororities as a whole are...

Stepping up to Greek tradition

by Lee Mengistu February 1, 2016

[email protected] by one, representatives of each of UK’s African-American sororities and fraternities took the stage at the National Pan-Hellenic Council’s third annual “Stepping Through the...

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