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Colorado - Neighborhood Clean-Up Service 2022
November 15, 2022

 Colorado Undergraduates Participate in Multiple Service Projects

This semester, Beta Kappa at Colorado planned and participated in several service events. This included cooking and serving breakfast at the Ronald McDonald House, completing two neighborhood clean-up projects (pictured) and assisting with the maintenance of a local park. 

 
Ball State - Leaf Raking Service 2022
November 5, 2022

 Ball State Undergraduate Brothers Volunteer By Raking Leaves in Muncie

On November 5, Beta Sigma joined Ball State's Student Voluntary Services Organization for their annual fall leaf raking service event. 25 brothers participated by raking yards for people in need throughout the Muncie, Indiana area.

 
Kenneth Jessell (Florida State) - Named President of FIU
October 17, 2022

 Dr. Kenneth Jessell (Florida State 1977) Named President of FIU

Dr. Kenneth A. "Ken" Jessell (Florida State 1977) was named the sixth President of Florida International University (FIU). In his 26 years at FIU, Ken has served in several key leadership positions including Interim University Provost, Interim Vice President for University Advancement, Executive Director of the FIU Foundation, Associate University Provost and Associate Dean in the College of Business Administration.

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Texas A&M Corpus Christi - Peace, Love & Consent
October 3, 2022

 Texas A&M Corpus Christi Attends Hazing & Peace, Love & Consent Workshops

In September, the Provisional Chapter at Texas A&M Corpus Christi participated in several educational programs. Brothers attended an anti-hazing workshop, a lecture series about the terrible experiences of hazing and why the activities needed to stop, and the Counseling & Health Center's 'Peace, Love and Consent' workshop (pictured), which discussed alcohol use and sexual assault.

 
Three Brothers Participate in Bradley's Big Ideas Competition
September 30, 2022

 Three Chicago Brothers Travel to Visit Founder's Grave

In September, Chicago brothers Jim Vice (1954), Don Heinrich (1974) and Mike Dotsey (1974) traveled to Wabash, Indiana to visit Founder Naaman Fletcher's grave.

 
Idaho - Class of 2026
September 16, 2022

 The Idaho Chapter Welcomes 23 New Brothers During the Fall Semester

Mu Iota at Idaho is one of the Fraternity's first early adopter chapters, eliminating the pledging process during the fall semester. Because of this, the Chapter offered 23 bids and initiated those brother into the chapter two days later.

 
Old Dominion - Not for College Days Alone Dinner
September 10, 2022

 Old Dominion Hosts Not for College Days Alone Dinner for Brothers

Omega Deuteron at Old Dominion held their Not for College Days Alone Dinner at a local restaurant on September 10. There were 55 undergraduates and 15 graduate brothers in attendance.

 
Mississippi State - Cheese Fries Philanthropy
September 7, 2022

 Mississippi State Hosts Cheese Fries Philanthropy for the Brickfire Project

On September 7, the Sigma Mu Chapter and the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity at Mississippi State co-hosted its annual Cheese Fries philanthropy event, supporting the Brickfire Project (BP). The chapters cooked and sold cheese fries to students and local residents, and the proceeds were donated to BP, a student-led organization that provides mentorship to underprivileged children in the Starkville, Mississippi community.

Mississippi State - Cheese Fries Philanthropy logo

 
Award Winners - Trophies
August 15, 2022

 Phi Gamma Delta's Annual Award Winners for the 2021 Calendar Year

Each year, Phi Gamma Delta recognizes undergraduate chapters, graduate chapters and individuals through its annual awards. View the list of Annual Award winners for the 2021 calendar year

 
Pittsburgh Chapter - FIJI Open 2022 Group
August 5, 2022

 Pi Sigma at Pittsburgh Hosts Their Annual FIJI OPEN Golf Event

Brothers from the Pi Sigma Chapter at Pittsburgh continued their decades-long FIJI OPEN golf event tradition on July 30. Paul Leslie (1976), who was the original event coordinator in the late 1970’s, was this year’s Champion.

Pittsburgh Chapter - FIJI Open 2022 Champ
^ Pictured (L-R): Paul Leslie, this year's champion, with Ben Wallander (1989).

 
August 3, 2022

 Southern Methodist Brothers & Their Sons Gather for Fijis & Sons Event

In late July, six brothers from the Delta Tau Chapter at Southern Methodist, and their nine (future Fiji) sons, gathered at Cedar Creek Lake for their second annual Fijis and sons event.

Brothers pictured in the back row (L-R): Travis Hemphill (2007), Matt Barron (2007), Jeremy Maurer (2007), Chris Burton (2008), Jamie Stoehr (2007) and Dan Faulks (2007).

 
August 1, 2022

 John Emery (Wabash 1951) Receives Diamond Owl Certificate

John Emery (Wabash 1951) received his Diamond Owl certificate, celebrating 75 years as a Phi Gam.

 

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