Welcome to the Acacia Fraternity Cornerstones blog!
The purpose of this site is To Engage Acacia Members in Continual Learning.
You can read more about the Cornerstones Program here: Cornerstones on Acacia Main Website
For a description of the most current version of the program, read this post about Cornerstones 2.0.
Please read the current posts, post comments, forward the links on to other Acacians, and go with us on this journey of development & education.
“To exist is to change; to change is to mature; to mature is to create oneself endlessly.”
- Henri Bergson
Blog Administrator: Patrick McGovern, Director of Membership Development, Acacia Fraternity International Headquarters
Summary - Acacia Fraternity, founded in 1904 at the University of Michigan, is a non-profit organization headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, with chapters across North America. The headquarters staff serves as the pleasure of the International Council of Acacia Fraternity, which is elected by the International Conclave which meets every two years. Representatives from the local chapters of Acacia Fraternity constitute the International Conclave – each chapter represented by the undergraduate chapter president (Venerable Dean) and the alumni advisor (Chapter Advisor).
Acacia Fraternity has been the vehicle by which many young men have learned and improved their leadership skills, participated in human service activities, and prepared for a role of great importance in their communities.
The mission of Acacia Fraternity is :
A - Academic achivement and betterment of ourselves through participation in student activities
C - Community service to better the lives of everyone who comes in contact with the Acacia Fraternity
A - Acquire leadership skills to become more involved with and have a greater influence in society
C - Character building experiences which bring about maturity, integrity, and a sense of responsibility
I - Individual development which instills personal confidence in every social arena, and
A - Ability to attract and retain people who represent and believe in these Acacian values
The vision of Acacia Fraternity is : “Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders”
The motto of Acacia Fraternity is “Human Service”
Link to Main Acacia Website