About Us

Fraternity & Sorority Life at Appalachian State University works with 35 recognized fraternities and sororities. We provide programs and services, active oversight of chapter events, maintain communication with faculty, alumni advisors and parents, organize leadership retreats and workshops, monitor academic performance of fraternity and sorority members, and recognize the positive achievements of the organizations.

FSL is located in the Plemmons Student Union in the McCaskey Center, Suite 244.

Fraternity and Sorority Life Staff

Becky Acton, Assistant Director of Campus Activities, Fraternity and Sorority Life

Becky is a proud member of Sigma Kappa Sorority and is a graduate from Central Michigan University where she studied History as an Undergraduate and received her Masters Degree in Educational Leadership and Student Affairs. She has been at Appalachian State since 2012 working with Fraternity and Sorority Life.  Becky's favorite parts of her job include one on one meetings with students, teaching leadership, hosting trivia night at the annual leadership retreat, and celebrating chapter's at the Annual Award Ceremony every November.   In her free time, Becky enjoys spending time with her two kids, crafting, cooking, and hiking. 

Antonio Austin, Coordinator for Fraternity and Sorority Life, Campus Activities

Antonio Austin is a graduate of Elon University where he was a Human Service Studies major (and African/African-American Studies minor). He continued his education at Valdosta State University where he received his Masters of Education in Higher Education Leadership.

Ryan Laughlin, Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life

Ryan Laughlin studied Economics at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina, where he was a very active member of his fraternity and served on the Executive Board of Winthrop's Interfraternity Council. After spending time working in the world of digital marketing, he decided to continue his education as a graduate student in the Student Affairs Administration program here at Appalachian State University.