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March 6, 2020

 Tennessee Tech Brothers Help Clean-Up After the Nashville Tornado

Following the the tornado that struck Nashville, and the surrounding area, brothers from the Theta Tau Chapter at Tennessee Tech volunteered at food shelters (pictured below) and cleaned up debris (pictured above) in the most damaged areas.


March 3, 2020

 John Rowell (Idaho 1948) Receives His Diamond Owl Certificate

John Rowell (Idaho 1948) received his Diamond Owl certificate, celebrating 75 years as an initiated brother. The certificate was presented by John Koyama (1986) (pictured below).

Brother Rowell's has an amazing Fiji history. His father, Paul (1922), uncle, Ralph (1922), and brother, Peter (1947) were also Phi Gams from the Mu Iota Chapter. John and Ralph attended Idaho during WWII, and they lived in the Phi Delta Theta house with other Phi Gams and members of three other fraternities. John transferred to Oregon State University and moved into the Kappa Omicron chapter house. He graduated from OSU.

February 25, 2020

 Nicoletti & Bushe Are Raising Money to Run in the Boston Marathon

Lucio Nicoletti (WPI 2020) and Ben Bushe (WPI 2021) received charity bids to run in the Boston Marathon on April 20, 2020. Lucio and Ben will be running for Team Inspire of the 26.2 Foundation. Lucio and Ben have been training since the fall, and they each set a fundraising goal of $8,500 for the Foundation.

Section Chief Tim Kilduff (Kent State 1968, WPI 2018) founded the 26.2 Foundation, which is pursuing the dream of building an International Marathon Center in Hopkinton, Massachusetts with the purpose of promoting educational initiatives that offer multi-generational programs to raise health and wellness awareness through the sport of marathoning. Tim is also a past race director of the Boston Marathon.

Click on the following links to support Lucio's and Ben's fundraising efforts:

Support Lucio Nicoletti

Support Ben Bushe

February 18, 2020

 Mu Lambda at South Carolina Named IFC Chapter of the Year

Mu Lambda at South Carolina was named 2019 IFC Chapter of the Year by the office of Fraternity & Sorority Life.

February 14, 2020

 Knox Undergraduates Shave Their Heads to Raise Money for St. Baldrick's

Brothers the Gamma Deuteron Chapter at Knox set a goal to raise $1,200 for the St. Baldrick's Foundation in February. Not only did the Chapter exceeded their goal by raising over $3,300, brothers also shaved their heads to fully participate in the fundraiser.

February 12, 2020

 The Zeta Chapter at Indiana Wins Indiana State Day & University Awards

On February 8, the Zeta Chapter at Indiana attended the Indiana FIJI State Day (pictured above) with the other eight Phi Gam chapters. During the event, Zeta received the Beta Cup (most outstanding chapter) for the second consecutive year, as well as the Most Outstanding Recruitment, Community Service and Campus Involvement Awards. Additionally, Holden Jastremski (2020) won Most Outstanding Member.

On February 9, the Chapter also won several awards during the University's Greek Assessment & Awards Program (pictured below). They won the Chapter of Excellence Award (the most prestigious award), the Chapter Alumni Relations Award and the Chapter Civic Engagement Award. And, Chris Johnson (2020) was named Chapter President of the Year.

February 6, 2020

 Over 20 Chapters Represented at the AFLV Central Conference

Twenty-five brothers, representing more than 20 chapters, attended the AFLV Central Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana on January 30-February 2.

January 29, 2020

 Sigma Mu Wins Two Mississippi State Greek Life Awards

During Mississippi State's Ritter Awards for Greek Life ceremony, the Sigma Mu Chapter received the Excellence in Leadership Award, and Seth Male (2020) was elected to the Greek Hall of Fame.

January 24, 2020

 Wayne State Undergrads Host First Petting Zoo Philanthropy Event

On September 30, Delta Mu at Wayne State hosted their first FIJI Petting Zoo philanthropy event to raise money for the Michigan Humane Society (MHS). The petting zoo included sheep, alpaca, ducks and a mini cow, to name a few. The Chapter collected donations and sold chips, water and food cups to feed the animals to raise money for the MHS.

December 20, 2019

 Purdue Brothers from the Class of 1959 Gather for 60th Reunion

On October 12-23, Lambda Iota brothers from the class of 1959 gathered for Purdue's Homecoming weekend to celebrate their 60th reunion.

Pictured: (L-R): Seated: Jim Redinger (1959), Jerry Kimball (1959), Dick Marshall (1959), Jerry Weisenauer (1959) and Jack Coffin (1959). Standing: Bill Davis (1959), Parker Wayland (1959), Jim Stukel (1959), Perry Wilkins (1959), Dave Jones (1959) and Dave Williams (1959).

December 17, 2019

 Verne Wheelwright (Oregon 1957) Publishes Another Business Book

R. Verne Wheelwright (Oregon 1957) recently published another book titled "Small Business Foresight." It is written for business owners to help them understand and apply the tools and methods of long term planning including strategic planning, scenario development, and trend analysis.

December 17, 2019

 Four DePauw Brothers Gather at Chicago Blackhawks Game

On December 2, four DePauw brothers met at the United Center arena to watch the Chicago Blackhawks vs. St. Louis Blues game. Bill Bach (1991) invited Rob Johnson (1990), Matt Reinhard (1989) and Dave Kimbell (1989) to join him in his seats.


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