Chapter Notes Online
Arkoma - Arkansas, Oklahoma
Atlantic Coast - Delaware, New Jersey, New York
Bluegrass - Kentucky
Delta - Louisiana, Mississippi
Dixie - Alabama
Founders - Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington DC
Golden West - Southern California, Nevada
Great Lakes - Michigan, Ontario
Great Plains - Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota
Heartland - Kansas, Missouri
Keystone - Pennsylvania
Lone Star - Texas
Magnolia - Georgia
Midwest - Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana
New England - Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
Northwest - Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Washington
Pacific Coast - Northern California
Palmetto - South Carolina
Pine - North Carolina
River Valley - Ohio
Rockies - Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah
Sunshine - Florida
Volunteer - Tennessee
ARKANSAS (Alpha Zeta):
Initiates: 188 New Members: 72
ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK (Zeta Eta):
Initiates: 27 New Members: 17
Zeta Eta Chapter recruited over half of the new members who participated in rush. The chapter also won intramural championships in dodge ball and football.
l) Zeta Eta Fall Bid Day, r) Zeta Eta Chapter painted up for a soccer game.
ARKANSAS STATE (Delta Theta):
Initiates: 66 New Members: 34
Delta Theta Chapter graduated 13 men in the spring. Of those men, two went on to attend law school, one started medical school, and one recently completed training to become a state trooper in Missouri.
ARKANSAS TECH (Mu Sigma):
Initiates: 62 New Members: 2
CENTRAL ARKANSAS (Epsilon Phi):
Initiates: 58 New Members: 25
Following fall recruitment, Epsilon Phi Chapter is the third largest fraternity on campus. The chapter also raised over $3,000 for the Human Society in Houston.
l) Epsilon Phi executive board, r) Move-in Day 2017
CENTRAL OKLAHOMA (Lambda Iota):
Initiates: 62 New Members: 37
Lambda Iota Chapter kicked off the fall semester with a successful fall recruitment. The chapter recently raised over $15,000 for Peppers Ranch Foster Care Community. The chapter’s intramural basketball team started the year with an all-school championship. As of October, the intramural football team was 4-0. The chapter now has members in four of the university’s athletic teams.
EAST CENTRAL (Epsilon Omega):
Initiates: 26 New Members: 7
Epsilon Omega Chapter is the largest fraternity on campus and recruited the largest new member class. As a result of a revamped scholarship program, the chapter has also maintained the highest cumulative fraternity GPA. The fall new member class included four varsity athletes: two football players, one baseball player, and one who plays both football and baseball. If you are interested in joining the chapter’s alumni advisory board, please reach out to chapter advisor Steve Wilson ’92.
l) Brothers at Memorial Headquarters, r) Epsilon Omega Chapter accepts the award for most money raised per man for the Taylor Trudeau Cycle for Life.
NORTHEASTERN STATE (Theta Epsilon):
Initiates: 21 New Members: 10
OKLAHOMA (Colony at University of Oklahoma):
Initiates: 1 New Members: 41
TULSA (Gamma Upsilon):
Initiates: 73 New Members: 0
BINGHAMTON (Mu Gamma):
Initiates: 42 New Members: 7
Mu Gamma Chapter hosted its annual alumni tailgate prior to the soccer Homecoming game with nearly 30 alumni in attendance. The chapter competed in the Binghamton Fireman's Stair Climb Challenge, a challenge where each competitor runs up and down the same amount of stairs that firemen ran during 9/11.
COLUMBIA (Iota Lambda):
Initiates: 24 New Members: 12
CORNELL (Beta Theta):
Initiates: 64 New Members: 0
Beta Theta Chapter is celebrating the centennial anniversary of its 1917 chartering. Undergraduates, alumni from as far back as the 1950s, and representatives from the university and the International Fraternity gathered to celebrate Homecoming. In athletics, 10 members are on the university’s rugby team. The chapter also has members on the football, club swimming, club baseball, and club soccer teams.
HOFSTRA (Lambda Pi):
Initiates: 23 New Members: 3
Lambda Pi Chapter won its fourth consecutive Greek Week at the end of last semester then proceeded to win Homecoming this semester. In September, the chapter helped collect supplies for hurricane relief. In October, the chapter hosted a pig roast with alumni to celebrate its 10th chartering anniversary. In athletics, the chapter went undefeated in intramural football.
l) Brothers at The Academy in Memphis, r) brothers after winning the intramural flag football championship.
MONTCLAIR STATE (Lambda Gamma):
Initiates: 42 New Members: 3
Lambda Gamma Chapter hosted its annual Pike Hike in September where the undergraduates, alumni, and volunteers walked 15 miles from Fort lee Park in New Jersey to the 9/11 memorial in New York City to show their respect and thanks to those who lost their lives that tragic day along with those who fought for our safety. All proceeds were donated to the NYPD and the FDNY.
RENSSELAER (Gamma Tau):
Initiates: 61 New Members: 19
Gamma Tau Chapter created a new alumni advisory board that helped the chapter establish this semester’s SMART goals. In recruitment, the chapter recruited the largest new member class on campus. The entire chapter house, including the yard, has undergone renovations. Members completed over 600 community service hours and raised over $3,500 during the first two months of the semester while also hosting four alumni events.
ROWAN (Mu Alpha):
Initiates: 84 New Members: 7
RUTGERS (Alpha Psi):
Initiates: 72 New Members: 16
During fall recruitment, Alpha Psi Chapter recruited the largest new member class. The chapter used the fall semester to prepare for their upcoming trip to Nicaragua for the Nicaragua Project by raising well over 1,000 pounds of sporting equipment to distribute to four communities across the country during sporting camps.
SYRACUSE (Alpha Chi):
Initiates: 66 New Members: 3
WEST POINT, NEW YORK (Mu Pi):
Initiates: 15 New Members: 8
EASTERN KENTUCKY (Colony at Eastern Kentucky University):
Initiates: 0 New Members: 72
During fall recruitment, Colony at Eastern Kentucky recruited 23 new members. During Homecoming, the colony swept the 2017 Court with Tyler Price winning king, Jeff Canady winning 1st runner-up, and Griffin Sexton receiving 2nd runner-up.
l) Colony President Tyler Price with university president, Dr. Michael Benson after being crowned homecoming king. r) Eastern Kentucky 2017 Homecoming Court.
GEORGETOWN (Alpha Lambda):
Initiates: 26 New Members: 0
Alpha Lambda Chapter completed a kitchen renovation—the first step in a housewide renovation project that has been in the planning stages for over a year. The project has been made possible with the help of alumnus support, notably chapter advisor and former chapter president John Finney ’85.
KENTUCKY (Colony at University of Kentucky):
Initiates: 2 New Members: 53
Over the summer, colony members from the University of Kentucky volunteered at the first university-sponsored Honor Flight. This fall, the colony participated in their first formal recruitment. The men also won their first intramural tournament.
l) Men welcome home veterans. r) Intramural champions in 3v3 basketball.
LOUISVILLE (Kappa Zeta):
Initiates: 92 New Members: 29
After achieving Dynasty level with their fifth-consecutive Smythe Award during the 2017 Academy, Kappa Zeta Chapter entered the year focused on recruitment, recruiting 29 new members. The chapter is now focusing their efforts on community service and philanthropy. Cardinal Club, their elementary school tutoring organization, has over 120 tutors this fall. This spring, the chapter raised $18,000 for philanthropy, and the chapter is hoping to match the amount this fall.
l) Amy Hutchison, mother of Reed Hutchison '15 was named Kappa Zeta's Chapter Mom in September.
MOREHEAD STATE (Eta Eta):
Initiates: 20 New Members: 4
MURRAY STATE (Epsilon Lambda):
Initiates: 62 New Members: 17
NORTHERN KENTUCKY (Eta Rho):
Initiates: 61 New Members: 41
Eta Rho Chapter won their fifth consecutive Smythe Award during the 2017 Academy this summer. During fall recruitment, the chapter recruited the largest new member class on campus. In philanthropy, the chapter is preparing for their annual powderpuff tournament benefitting the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Cincinnati.
Initiates: 19 New Members: 0
Kappa Chapter won Chi Omega’s field day philanthropy event benefitting Make-A-Wish. In athletics, three brothers are on the university’s soccer team.
WESTERN KENTUCKY (Zeta Epsilon):
Initiates: 75 New Members: 14
DELTA STATE (Zeta Beta):
Initiates: 30 New Members: 17
Zeta Beta Chapter held its third annual Fireman's Week including events such as Cycle for Life, a blood drive, a dunk tank, and a fireman's challenge. The chapter raised more money for Cycle For Life this year than it has the past two years, and collected over 110 units of blood, helping 330 people.
LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE (Zeta Omega):
Initiates: 78 New Members: 37
Zeta Omega Chapter hosted its first powder puff flag football tournament in October. The chapter recruited the largest new member class this fall with 44 new members.
LOUISIANA-MONROE (Eta Omicron):
Initiates: 94 New Members: 26
As of October, Eta Omicron Chapter already completed 12 community service projects and was in first place in the All-University athletic standings. The chapter’s 46th annual Founders Day weekend will be April 27-28, 2018, so mark your calendars.
l)Academy certificates for winning 19th consecutive Smythe. r) 10th consecutive championship win.
LOUISIANA STATE (Alpha Gamma):
Initiates: 96 New Members: 42
Alpha Gamma Chapter participated in International Work Day in April. The chapter worked together to repaint the inside of the chapter house as well as re-landscape the front and back yards.
LOUISIANA TECH (Gamma Psi):
Initiates: 59 New Members: 24
MCNEESE STATE (Lambda Upsilon):
Initiates: 47 New Members: 27
This semester, Lambda Upsilon Chapter has actively supported McNeese athletic teams. By showing this support, athletes are now supporting the chapter as well. In August, chapter members helped deliver sandbags to homes in need in preparation for Hurricane Harvey. After the hurricane, some brothers served in the "Cajun Navy" to help those affected by the storm.
l) Brother Kyle Delino '16 filled sandbags to help save homes from Hurricane Harvey. r) Lambda Upsilon Cowgirl Volleyball Team after their first Southland conference game.
MILLSAPS (Alpha Iota):
Initiates: 18 New Members: 3
During Homecoming, Alpha Iota Chapter hosted its annual philanthropy event, the Don Fortenberry 5K Run/Walk. The chapter also hosted a reception honoring Alan Lange ’90.
Chapter and alumni with Don Fortenberry at the 2016 Don F. 5K.
MISSISSIPPI STATE (Gamma Theta):
Initiates: 54 New Members: 51
Gamma Theta Chapter nearly doubled its size following a successful fall recruitment. The chapter has participated in many community service events this semester including: Get Swept Up, Starkville City Merchants, and many other small events. Gamma Theta Chapter is also preparing for its annual philanthropy event, PIKE Diamond Classic benefiting Cycle for Life.
l) Gamma Theta intramural team. r) Members at 'Get Swept Up' event on the streets of Starkville, MS.
NICHOLLS STATE (Colony at Nicholls State University):
Initiates: 0 New Members: 31
Colony at Nicholls State is currently the third largest fraternity on campus. The colony has also been proactive with community service events, as well as working with the sororities on campus. From coastal clean-up projects to having a 2-1 record in volleyball, the colony is showing signs of a very successful fall semester.
l) Zeta Psi's first win of the season in volleyball. r) Members volunteering to clean the coastlines of litter and garbage.
NORTHWESTERN STATE (Mu Kappa):
Initiates: 32 New Members: 17
Mu Kappa Chapter adopted a veteran's park to maintain and take care of the upkeep. The chapter works alongside the local chapter of the American Legion to ensure local veterans are able to remember their brothers in arms who paid the ultimate price. Mu Kappa Chapter also welcomed its largest new member class in chapter history. Four brothers were elected to Homecoming Court, one brother is SGA vice president, and another brother is the commissioner of academic affairs.
SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA (Mu Nu):
Initiates: 27 New Members: 1
Mu Nu Chapter had a busy summer after being recognized as IFC chapter of the year and basketball intramural champions in the spring. Two brothers had out-of-state internships over the summer. Mu Nu Chapter also had a great start to the fall semester with a nine-man new member class. Brother DJ Murden ’15 was accepted to the Baton Rouge Police Academy. Past chapter president Austin Rogers ’15 was will start with the Disney College Program this January.
l) President Austin Rogers in Panama. r) Mu Mu's fall member class.
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI (Colony at University of Southern Mississippi):
Initiates: 0 New Members: 38
ALABAMA (Gamma Alpha):
Initiates: 49 New Members: 47
During the 2017 Academy, Gamma Alpha Chapter received recognition and an award for their International Work Day project. This fall, the chapter solidified a partnership with Relay for Life to annually co-sponsor events. Gamma Alpha Chapter also hosted NASCAR driver Brad Kesolowski in September. In October, the chapter raised over $9,000 for Las Vegas shooting victims and started planning their Garnet and Gold Ball. The chapter participated in Homecoming and hosted a cookout benefitting the B+ Foundation.
l) Gamma Alpha hosting professional NASCAR driver Brad Kesolowski. r) Chapter house was illuminated pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
ALABAMA-HUNTSVILLE (Theta Pi):
Initiates: 40 New Members: 21Theta Pi Chapter hosted another successful International Work Day with over 40 participants who rebuilt multiple chapter room items. The chapter is proud to announce that Executive Vice President & CEO Justin Buck (Southeast Missouri, Epsilon Iota ’96) for its 150th Founders Day celebration at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.
Initiates: 140 New Members: 42
Upsilon Chapter finished fall rush with one of the university’s largest new member classes. Brothers continue to be involved on campus through holding positions and memberships in student government and volunteer organizations. Around the community, brothers volunteer at the local food bank and donate to the senior center. The chapter's intramural football team remains one of the highest ranked at the university.
NORTH ALABAMA (Theta Alpha):
Initiates: 13 New Members: 13
Over the summer, the chapter painted their house’s main floor, accents, ceiling, and some of the residential rooms. The chapter room has been relocated, and the wall leading to it was replaced. Members also cleaned and polished all their composites, trophies, and various other framed pictures and awards they’ve accumulated over the years.
l) Brothers with alumni George Kostakis '77. r) Theta Alpha Bid Day fall 2017.
SOUTH ALABAMA (Eta Kappa):
Initiates: 37 New Members: 15
Eta Kappa Chapter's house was completely renovated this summer. This fall, the chapter hosted its second annual Race Against Myeloma 5k, their primary fall philanthropy event. The chapter raised over $8,000 for a Pike alumnus last year with the event. Eta Kappa Chapter has been recognized for volunteering at the American Heart Association's Heart Walk and Art for Heart Gala.
l) Eta Kappa's first annual race against melanoma. r) Eta Kappa's updated chapter room.
AMERICAN (Kappa Upsilon):
Initiates: 48 New Members: 0
CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT (Mu Rho):
Initiates: 73 New Members: 12
This summer, the newly established Mu Rho Chapter at Christopher Newport University checked off yet another task on its Fraternity bucket list—picking up their official charter at The Academy. The chapter sent six members to the event.
l) Academy in Memphis, r) Mu Rho accepting their official charter.
GEORGE MASON (Kappa Theta):
Initiates: 75 New Members: 24
During fall recruitment, Kappa Theta Chapter recruited one of the largest new member classes. The chapter also won Gamma Phi Beta's Moon Ball event benefitting Girls on the Run. During their Firemen's Challenge event, the chapter raised around $8,000 benefitting the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and their local firemen.
GEORGE WASHINGTON (Delta Alpha):
Initiates: 40 New Members: 0
Initiates: 51 New Members: 8
Iota Chapter has 18 brothers on varsity sports teams including football, baseball, lacrosse and the swim team. Brother Bobby George ’15 is president of the student honor court and a National Guard veteran. The chapter hosted its first annual pig roast. The chapter is dominating in intramural sports and has many brothers participating in club sports and on the volunteer fire department.
l) Bobby George '15 while he was on deployment in 2016,. r) James Taylor '15 traveled to Texas to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.
JAMES MADISON (Iota Sigma):
Initiates: 87 New Members: 19
Iota Sigma Chapter hosted its annual Piketoberfest philanthropy event benefitting the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Chapter members also volunteer with Best Buddies. The chapter has hosted weekly continuing education meetings, and the men are planning a trip to visit 47 West Range at the University of Virginia.
MARSHALL (Delta Iota):
Initiates: 29 New Members: 0
MARYLAND (Delta Psi):
Initiates: 0 New Members: 105
OLD DOMINION (Zeta Iota):
Initiates: 46 New Members: 24
Initiates: 18 New Members: 2
TOWSON (Lambda Omega):
Initiates: 56 New Members: 18
Lambda Omega Chapter raised over $4,000 with their Fireman's Challenge event benefitting Johns Hopkins pediatric burn center during the spring semester. This fall, the chapter collected over 800 items for hurricane victims. Keep up with Lambda Omega Chapter on Instagram at @towson_pikes or on their website, towsonpikappaalpha.com.
Initiates: 40 New Members: 0
Alpha Chapter recently hosted its annual dad's weekend which included an event at 47 West Range. The chapter hopes to do well in intramural football playoffs after its loss in the finals last year. Many brothers have become involved in the little sibling program, and the chapter has two Relay for Life teams.
VIRGINIA TECH (Epsilon):
Initiates: 132 New Members: 24
This summer, members of Epsilon Chapter traveled to Memphis, Tennessee, for The Academy. During the event, the chapter received its 18th consecutive Smythe Award among other honors. The chapter also won Kappa Delta's Fall Festival philanthropy event benefitting child abuse prevention services in the New River Valley.
Greek basketball league champions, r)The Academy in Memphis receiving their 18th consecutive Smythe.
WASHINGTON & LEE (Pi):
Initiates: 30 New Members: 2
WEST VIRGINIA (Alpha Theta):
Initiates: 71 New Members: 28
Alpha Theta Chapter moved into its new chapter house that sits atop campus. The chapter was also recognized by Senator Joe Manchin for its assistance in raising $20,000 worth of canned food for homeless veterans. During fall recruitment, the chapter recruited the largest new member class. The members are looking forward to continued expansion and involvement on campus.
President Graham Platz '15 and Vice President Wade Giltz '16 meeting Senator Manchin.
WILLIAM & MARY (Gamma):
Initiates: 32 New Members: 3
Gamma Chapter participated in Homecoming with Pi Beta Phi. The chapter also hosted its annual fall philanthropy event, a wiffle ball tournament in memory of James B. Reilly ’95 who lost his life in the September 11th attacks. Proceeds from the event go to the James B. Reilly scholarship fund for undergraduate public policy research.
CALIFORNIA-IRVINE (Lambda Lambda):
Initiates: 63 New Members: 27
CALIFORNIA-SAN DIEGO (Kappa Phi):
Initiates: 72 New Members: 27
CALIFORNIA STATE-FULLERTON (Mu Epsilon):
Initiates: 155 New Members: 31
Following fall recruitment, Mu Epsilon Chapter continues to be number one in size and athletics while being influential public figures at Cal State Fullerton and in the community.
CALIFORNIA STATE-LONG BEACH (Iota Epsilon):
Initiates: 41 New Members: 8
Iota Epsilon Chapter won the IFC football championship which helped them secure the Sports Cup for the third year in a row. The chapter hosted a brotherhood retreat with multiple alumni in attendance. In philanthropy, the chapter hosted a beach volleyball tournament benefitting Cycle for Life. Members participated in five different philanthropies and placed in the top three in all of them. The chapter bought turf and installed it in the backyard of the chapter house. A brother was offered a basketball scholarship to San Francisco State.
CHAPMAN (Theta Psi):
Initiates: 95 New Members: 19
Last spring, Theta Psi Chapter raised over $3,500 for the Taylor Trudeau Cycle for Life Foundation. The chapter was recognized this summer at The Academy by Cycle for Life for having the largest percentage increase. One brother was recognized by the university with the Campus Leadership Award for being an outstanding first year student.
l) Tommy Sherk '16 receiving the Campus Leadership Award. r) Taylor Trudeau Cycle for Life.
NEVADA-LAS VEGAS (Kappa Omicron):
Initiates: 73 New Members: 10
SAN DIEGO STATE (Delta Kappa):
Initiates: 148 New Members: 34
Delta Kappa Chapter continues to grow and expand on campus. In August, the chapter moved into its new house, centrally located on campus. In the fall, the chapter hosted a fundraiser for breast cancer research and hosted a mini-golf competition to support the Home of Guiding Hands.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (Gamma Eta):
Initiates: 65 New Members: 33
Gamma Eta Chapter enjoyed a strong start to the fall semester following a successful fall recruitment. The chapter has seen strong performances at philanthropy and intramural events, a tailgate with Beta Mu Chapter for the football game versus Texas, and a parent's weekend. The chapter's annual Fireman's Challenge benefitting the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Puerto Rican hurricane relief took place in November.
Landon Sciacca '17 and his family enjoying the Gamma Eta Parents Weekend tailgate.
ADRIAN (Zeta Lambda):
Initiates: 26 New Members: 10
FERRIS STATE (Zeta Kappa):
Initiates: 33 New Members: 0
Zeta Kappa Chapter finished second in intramural sports and first in academics last semester. The chapter redid its beach volleyball court, tilling the ground on International Work Day and stringing the net by July 4.
KETTERING (Zeta Alpha A):
Initiates: 21 New Members: 0
During the summer semester, Zeta Alpha A Chapter had brothers initiated into Pi Tau Sigma, Order of Omega, and the university’s Robots Society. The chapter also received the Greek Cup and the President's Cup.
KETTERING (Zeta Alpha B):
Initiates: 20 New Members: 0
MCMASTER (Mu Delta):
Initiates: 48 New Members: 13
Mu Delta Chapter hosted a successful chapter versus alumni flag football game.
MICHIGAN (Beta Tau):
Initiates: 102 New Members: 19
MICHIGAN STATE (Iota Iota):
Initiates: 129 New Members: 43
WAYNE STATE (Delta Nu):
Initiates: 40 New Members: 24
During the spring semester, Delta Nu Chapter hosted its seventh annual Delta Nu 5k — the fourth in memory of Brother Joseph Sazyc III ’10. This is a part of a continuing effort to raise awareness and money for the American Brain Tumor Association. The chapter has raised over $22,000 over the past five years for the organization.
7th Annual Joseph Sazyc Memorial 5K
WESTERN (Iota Omega):
Initiates: 36 New Members: 14
WESTERN MICHIGAN (Epsilon Psi):
Initiates: 21 New Members: 5
WILFRID LAURIER (Kappa Mu):
Initiates: 57 New Members: 21
Kappa Mu Chapter hosted an alumni reunion event at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario. Undergraduates and alumni came together to watch baseball, catch up, and network. The chapter also raised over $9,000 for the Ride to Conquer Cancer this past summer. During the 2017 Academy, Kappa Mu Chapter won its first Smythe Award in 15 years.
l) Alumni Matt Schnarr '66 hosted an event on how to be successful. r) Kappa Mu Chapter receiving their first Smythe in 15 years.
CREIGHTON (Theta Lambda):
Initiates: 80 New Members: 15
Theta Lambda Chapter is officially back. The founding fathers were initiated October 6 and the chapter was chartered the following afternoon. During fall recruitment, 21 men accepted bids on a campus with an average five-man fall new member class. The chapter hosted a Cycle For Life event and attended PIKE University in Omaha in November.
IOWA (Gamma Nu):
Initiates: 100 New Members: 33
IOWA STATE (Alpha Phi):
Initiates: 87 New Members: 16
MINNESOTA (Beta Chi):
Initiates: 86 New Members: 33
NEBRASKA (Gamma Beta):
Initiates: 100 New Members: 30
During the spring semester, Gamma Beta Chapter raised $34,000 and provided over a total of 10,000 service hours for various organizations. The chapter also increased its cumulative GPA to a 3.351, ranking fifth among fraternities. A brother serves as president of Omicron Delta Kappa, and the chapter ended the 2016-17 academic year ranked first overall in the All-University intramural competition.
PIKE A soccer team won the spring soccer championship
NEBRASKA-KEARNEY (Iota Gamma):
Initiates: 44 New Members: 19
In April, Iota Gamma Chapter celebrated its 30th anniversary with its annual alumni golf tournament and banquet. A total of 36 teams of alumni, undergraduates, and guests participated in the tournament including International President Shad Williams (Oklahoma State, Gamma Chi ’90). After the tournament, attendees celebrated with food and guest speakers including Shad Williams, UNK's chancellor, the chapter president, the chapter advisor, and a few of distinguished alumni.
Fall '17 pledge class
NEBRASKA-OMAHA (Delta Chi):
Initiates: 95 New Members: 53
Delta Chi Chapter enjoyed a successful fall recruitment before hosting its annual Pike Spike Volleyball philanthropy event that raised nearly $5,000 for Hurricane Harvey relief. The chapter also hosted its Cycle for Life event and alumni flag football tournament.
NORTH DAKOTA (Zeta Rho):
Initiates: 57 New Members: 18
Zeta Rho members serve as IFC treasurer and president. The chapter participated in multiple philanthropy events including the Special Olympics football tournament. The cumulative GPA, 3.09, was the fourth highest on campus. Fifteen percent of the chapter’s members of Zeta Rho's brothers are enlisted in the military or ROTC Cadets. The chapter house underwent a renovation resulting in new carpet and stairs.
UND Special Olympics
NORTHERN IOWA (Theta Zeta):
Initiates: 8 New Members: 13
Theta Zeta Chapter almost tripled in size after recruiting one of their largest new member classes in the last five years. Over the summer, the chapter hosted an alumni golf outing that helped reestablished its alumni association. Additionally, the chapter reestablished its alumni advisory board with seven men already serving.
SOUTH DAKOTA (Kappa Pi):
Initiates: 66 New Members: 21
With a great recruitment, Kappa Pi Chapter is the largest chapter on campus. In September, the men hosted events for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month including a Dining for Kids event. During Homecoming weekend, the chapter hosted alumni events.
SOUTH DAKOTA STATE (Mu Omicron):
Initiates: 24 New Members: 9
Mu Omicron Chapter has brothers with diverse majors including pharmacy, nursing, biochemistry, aviation, political science, and engineering. Five members made the Dean's list, and the chapter’s cumulative GPA was higher than the South Dakota State Greek Life average.
KANSAS (Beta Gamma):
Initiates: 95 New Members: 29
Beta Gamma Chapter recently held its annual Fireman's Challenge which included a volleyball tournament, a Find a Pike competition, and a concert at the end of the week. The chapter raised nearly $10,000 for the Mo-Kan Burn Foundation. The chapter also participated in a highway clean-up project and the Mini-Big event —a community service event put on by the city of Lawrence.
KANSAS STATE (Alpha Omega):
Initiates: 84 New Members: 25
Alpha Omega Chapter is excited to see the progress of its chapter facility renovation. The chapter is in the process of adapting to the university's reorganization of Greek life that went into place over the summer. The undergraduates would like to sincerely thank their alumni for the continued support as the chapter looks forward to a great year.
l) Camping trip, r) Dad's Weekend
MISSOURI (Alpha Nu):
Initiates: 97 New Members: 43
MISSOURI-ST. LOUIS (Zeta Phi):
Initiates: 18 New Members: 24
MISSOURI S&T (Alpha Kappa):
Initiates: 127 New Members: 31
Alpha Kappa Chapter awarded over $40,000 in scholarships during its biannual scholarship presentation. The chapter sent over 60 men to St. Louis to volunteer for a Color Run, where brothers distributed water and threw colored powder at the runners. In March, the chapter held its annual pig roast and raised over $1,500 for Juveniles Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
l) Volunteering at The Color Run, r) JDRF fundraiser
MISSOURI STATE (Zeta Chi):
Initiates: 88 New Members: 38
Zeta Chi Chapter enjoyed a successful fall recruitment and hosted its annual Pike's Pulled Pork philanthropy event raising over $5,000 for hurricane relief efforts.
2nd Annual Pike's Pulled Pork philanthropy event
PITTSBURG STATE (Epsilon Chi):
Initiates: 60 New Members: 21
Epsilon Chi Chapter’s house has undergone renovations including a reseeded lawn, fresh paint on the interior walls, and bathroom improvements. The chapter continues to maintain first place in intramurals and improved on the prior semester's scholarship draft by receiving a 3.0 GPA. Together with Alpha Gamma Delta, Epsilon Chi Chapter won first place in a Homecoming event.
ROCKHURST (Kappa Epsilon):
Initiates: 69 New Members: 0
In September, Kappa Epsilon Chapter partnered with Alpha Sigma Alpha to host the Hopkins, Skip, and Run 5K. Nearly 300 runners participated in the race making it the largest and most successful Hopkins 5K yet. The race was established eight years ago by members of Kappa Epsilon Chapter to fundraise for the Nelson E. Hopkins Scholarship Fund benefitting Kansas City high school students living in low-income neighborhoods.
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE (Epsilon Iota):
Initiates: 77 New Members: 21
This fall, Epsilon Iota Chapter recruited a 21-man new member class and hosted a “Puppies with PIKE” philanthropy event with the local humane society. The chapter also hosted its inaugural joint philanthropy 5K benefitting Cycle For Life.
WILLIAM WOODS (Lambda Eta):
Initiates: 21 New Members: 10
CARNEGIE MELLON (Beta Sigma):
Initiates: 45 New Members: 11
DREXEL (Lambda Zeta):
Initiates: 79 New Members: 29
Lambda Zeta Chapter raised money for multiple organizations including Relay for Life. The chapter partnered with the Philadelphia Phillies to donate a portion of ticket revenue to Relay for Life. This event raised over $1,000 for the American Cancer Society. The chapter won Greek Week after winning seven of the 11 events and the Athletics Cup after winning IFC intramurals.
GANNON (Epsilon Upsilon):
Initiates: 39 New Members: 3
LEHIGH (Gamma Lambda):
Initiates: 63 New Members: 2
Gamma Lambda Chapter hosted its first annual Founders Day event with nearly 60 alumni in attendance. The event included the special initiation of Jack Fox ’17 as well as the establishment of a scholarship to be awarded annually to an exemplary member. The chapter participated in Southside Cleanup where members picked up garbage in Bethlehem and the Alpha Chi Omega Olympics benefitting Turning Point. The chapter won the intramural basketball championship.
Attending JRA to help make care packages for families in need.
PENNSYLVANIA (Beta Pi):
Initiates: 40 New Members: 3
PENNSYLVANIA STATE (Beta Alpha):
Initiates: 104 New Members: 6
PITTSBURGH (Gamma Sigma):
Initiates: 61 New Members: 12
SLIPPERY ROCK (Kappa Sigma):
Initiates: 23 New Members: 9
WEST CHESTER (Mu Lambda):
Initiates: 67 New Members: 24
ANGELO STATE (Eta Epsilon):
Initiates: 31 New Members: 28
LAMAR (Epsilon Kappa):
Initiates: 54 New Members: 36
NORTH TEXAS (Epsilon Delta):
Initiates: 29 New Members: 16
SAM HOUSTON STATE (Epsilon Pi):
Initiates: 13 New Members: 15
Epsilon Pi Chapter raised over $1,400 for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. After a year and a half of being off campus, they have nearly doubled their chapter size. They also planned an event called ‘The Home Run Derby.’
SOUTHERN METHODIST (Beta Zeta):
Initiates: 82 New Members: 0
Beta Zeta Chapter accepted donations for Hurricane Harvey relief with all proceeds benefitting victims in Houston. In October, the chapter hosted its annual Shrimp Fest event benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project. Beta Zeta Chapter had the highest Greek representation admitted to the Alternative Asset Management Program in the Cox School of Business. The chapter also hosted a paintball recruitment event in November.
l) Hurricane Harvey relief booth, r) The Academy in Memphis
SOUTHWESTERN (Alpha Omicron):
Initiates: 47 New Members: 4
Alpha Omicron Chapter created and sold t-shirts benefitting the Southwestern Student Fund to support students on campus who were affected by Hurricane Harvey.
STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE (Epsilon Omicron):
Initiates: 26 New Members: 9
Epsilon Omicron Chapter has a strong cumulative GPA and raised over $2,500 dollars for the Family Crisis Center of Texas and Hurricane Harvey relief. The chapter also held events for the local fire department. Epsilon Omicron Chapter was recognized by IFC as “Chapter of the Month”, and they finished out the intramural season 14-0.
TEXAS (Beta Mu):
Initiates: 92 New Members: 36
TEXAS-ARLINGTON (Eta Upsilon):
Initiates: 66 New Members: 25
Eta Upsilon Chapter returned to Greek Row and participated in Hurricane Harvey and Irma relief. The chapter sent three brothers and two alumni to affected areas with supplies donated by fellow university students.
l) House opening ceremony, r)Beaumont, Texas helping in hurricane relief
TEXAS A&M (Theta Theta):
Initiates: 123 New Members: 38
Over the summer Theta Theta Chapter moved into a new house, and Michael Rudin ’81 accepted the position of House Corporation president. The chapter had a successful fall recruitment and recruited its largest new member class to date. Theta Theta Chapter also hosted its annual “Shoot for the Troops” philanthropy event benefitting the PTSD Foundation of America and Camp Hope. Three chapter alumni serve on the foundation’s board including the chairman.
TEXAS A&M-COMMERCE (Theta Xi):
Initiates: 31 New Members: 12
Theta Xi Chapter started the fall semester by recruiting the campus’ largest new member class. The chapter welcomed Mike Ciszewski ’86 who was inducted into the university’s Sports Hall of Fame. During Homecoming, Theta Xi Alumni Association hosted a large tailgate. The chapter is now planning its joint 150th Founders Day and 40th chartering anniversary celebration.
TEXAS TECH (Epsilon Gamma):
Initiates: 102 New Members: 70
Epsilon Gamma Chapter enjoyed a successful fall recruitment and hosted an alumni weekend. The chapter was recognized by the university for being the chapter with the most 4.0 GPAs. Robbie Meyer ’14 serves as the SGA president, and four members of the chapter are on the university’s football team. Epsilon Gamma Chapter also hosted a Fireman's Challenge, with events such as Iron Chef, field day, and a lip sync battle, benefitting burn victims.
Fall class of 2017
ARMSTRONG STATE (Eta Mu):
Initiates: 31 New Members: 0
Eta Mu Chapter recruited 13 new members this fall. The chapter is celebrating its 40th year of partnering with Bethesda Academy and supporting their education of underprivileged youth. Eta Mu Chapter’s decennial celebration will be the second weekend in December.
COLUMBUS STATE (Mu Iota):
Initiates: 12 New Members: 3
Mu Iota Chapter kicked off the fall intramural season with a strong start in flag football. The chapter is looking forward to its annual 48 Hours Homeless philanthropy event.
GEORGIA (Alpha Mu):
Initiates: 124 New Members: 0
GEORGIA COLLEGE & STATE (Theta Gamma):
Initiates: 41 New Members: 21
Theta Gamma Chapter finished the spring semester by winning its third Greek Cup Championship. This fall, the chapter hosted its 11th Annual Nicholas Mungavin Golf Tournament benefitting JDRF. The chapter enjoyed a successful fall recruitment with the second largest new member class on campus.
GEORGIA SOUTHERN (Iota Upsilon):
Initiates: 32 New Members: 23
Iota Upsilon Chapter participated in the Student Government Association’s student fundraising initiative Eagles for Eagles. In campus involvement, one brother is a SGA senator, and two brothers serve in IFC positions.
GEORGIA STATE (Epsilon Nu):
Initiates: 30 New Members: 25
GEORGIA TECH (Alpha Delta):
Initiates: 65 New Members: 22
Alpha Delta Chapter is currently planning its second annual Fight Night benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
KENNESAW STATE (Mu Beta):
Initiates: 90 New Members: 29
WEST GEORGIA (Eta Sigma):
Initiates: 31 New Members: 17
During fall recruitment, Eta Sigma Chapter recruited the university’s largest new member class. In philanthropy, the chapter held its annual concert with Alpha Xi Delta benefiting St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and Autism Speaks. The chapter also hosted a breast cancer awareness event. With these events, the chapter has raised over $6,000 for philanthropy. Eta Sigma Chapter also has the highest IFC GPA and has two members on the IFC executive board.
Fundraiser for breast cancer awareness
BRADLEY (Delta Sigma):
Initiates: 31 New Members: 6
Delta Sigma Chapter hosted a successful work week that consisted of painting, sodding the front lawn, installing a new bathroom in the basement, and leveling the entrance near the kitchen. The chapter also installed a flat screen TV in the basement. Members also attended the university-sponsored Greek Life Block Party.
EASTERN ILLINOIS (Zeta Gamma):
Initiates: 15 New Members: 0
ILLINOIS (Beta Eta):
Initiates: 120 New Members: 38
Beta Eta Chapter successfully hosted its first annual alumni golf outing with over 70 alumni in attendance. The chapter raised around $4,000 with the event.
INDIANA (Delta Xi):
Initiates: 107 New Members: 21
INDIANA SOUTHEAST (Theta Kappa):
Initiates: 45 New Members: 11
Theta Kappa Chapter sent four brothers to Memphis, Tennessee, this summer for The Academy where two brothers received their Garnet and Gold Certifications. The chapter started the fall semester as the largest fraternity on campus and over 700 community service hours completed.
INDIANA STATE (Theta Omicron):
Initiates: 126 New Members: 0
Theta Omicron Chapter partnered with Iota Delta Chapter to host a firetruck pull event benefitting Special Olympics. Over the summer, five members served as part of the summer orientation team. Brother Ed Pease (Indiana, Delta Xi ’71) was reappointed to the university’s Board of Trustees, and Andrew Case ’16 was appointed as a student trustee.
Chapter officers participated in the Firetruck Pull philanthropy event.
NORTHWESTERN (Gamma Rho):
Initiates: 82 New Members: 0
PURDUE (Beta Phi):
Initiates: 108 New Members: 32
ROSE-HULMAN (Iota Delta):
Initiates: 101 New Members: 0
Iota Delta Chapter started the school year with a strong emphasis on community involvement. In the first five weeks of the semester, the chapter passed its quarterly goal of 1,000 hours of community service. The chapter has also been active on social media with weekly posts exemplifying the strengths of its members and their continuous efforts in embodying what it means to be scholars, leaders, athletes, and gentlemen.
VALPARAISO (Epsilon Beta):
Initiates: 44 New Members: 5
Epsilon Beta Chapter started the semester by raising nearly $4,000 for the Hoosier Burn Camp and the Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department with its second annual Firefighter’s Challenge. The chapter hosted another successful Homecoming pig roast.
WISCONSIN (Beta Xi):
Initiates: 78 New Members: 23
WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (Kappa Omega):
Initiates: 59 New Members: 28
BOSTON (Lambda Nu):
Initiates: 66 New Members: 28
Lambda Nu Chapter raised over $50,000 with its sixth annual Pike's Dream Girl event. The chapter had a successful recruitment. Nicki Wieners ’16 continues his athletic success on the field as a member of the D1 soccer team.
Supporting Operation American Hero by packing boxes for U.S. Troops
BRIDGEWATER STATE (Mu Xi):
Initiates: 22 New Members: 4
Mu Xi Chapter is focusing on community service and has volunteered with events including a haunted maze at the local YMCA and a breast cancer walk. The chapter is in the process of planning events for the chapter and alumni.
Breast cancer walk
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS (Kappa Delta):
Initiates: 79 New Members: 12
During the spring semester, Kappa Delta Chapter raised over $50,000 for Mustard Seed Communities with its first annual Ryan Shaw Memorial 5k. The chapter also volunteers with a handicapped soccer team. Two members are varsity athletes.
RHODE ISLAND (Kappa Iota):
Initiates: 93 New Members: 31
So far this semester, Kappa Iota Chapter has hosted a 24 Hours Homeless event to spread awareness about the homeless population in Rhode Island, boosted its overall GPA, completed 1,500 hours of community service, and raised over $11,000 for the Wounded Warriors Project with a hockey tournament. The chapter also won intramural hockey and indoor soccer.
l) 2nd intramural soccer championship. r) 24 Hours Homeless event
TRINITY COLLEGE (Epsilon Alpha):
Initiates: 30 New Members: 9
Epsilon Alpha Chapter raised nearly $1,500 for the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation in memory of a brother’s father with a charity concert. The chapter continues to dominate campus leadership positions, with two respective class presidents, three editor positions on the Trinity Tripod, and more than 15 varsity athletes across sports such as lacrosse, cross country, wrestling and track & field.
VERMONT (Lambda Delta):
Initiates: 69 New Members: 14
Lambda Delta Chapter finished the spring semester with the highest fraternity GPA, most philanthropy money raised, and most intramural wins. The chapter Lambda Delta won Hilarity for Charity for the fourth straight year and special initiated Seth Rogen ’17. Chris Petrillo ’16 was also elected as SGA president.
IDAHO (Zeta Mu):
Initiates: 33 New Members: 5
LINFIELD (Delta Rho):
Initiates: 33 New Members: 11
Delta Rho undergraduates and alumni worked together on house improvements including fixing beds and doors, repainting surfaces, and touching up details. In athletics, one brother is on the football team, three brothers are on the swim team, and five brothers are on the soccer team. Dylan Shephard ’15 was named captain of the soccer team this year. This chapter was also recognized for having the highest fraternity GPA on campus.
MONTANA STATE (Gamma Kappa):
Initiates: 48 New Members: 37
OREGON (Gamma Pi):
Initiates: 1 New Members: 98
OREGON STATE (Beta Nu):
Initiates: 51 New Members: 39
Beta Nu Chapter held its inaugural Fireman's Challenge event with the members of Corvallis Fire Department. The chapter raised nearly $4,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association with the event. In community service, the chapter volunteers with the Corvallis Parks & Recreation department by helping maintain hiking trails in the area.
l) Fireman's challenge, m) Initiation with national chapter consultants and directors. r) Alex O'Keefe '17 helping the Corvallis community.
CALIFORNIA-DAVIS (Theta Omega):
Initiates: 42 New Members: 17
CALIFORNIA STATE-CHICO (Lambda Psi):
Initiates: 101 New Members: 0
Lambda Psi Chapter has been focused on community service and disaster relief efforts as well as intramural sports. In community service, the chapter has participated in Adopt-a-Block cleanups, Chico Bidwell Nature Center community cleanup, and donating rations to help those affected by the Northern California fires. The chapter’s intramural football and soccer teams had a successful season.
The brothers of Lambda Psi gathered to help the community during the Chico Bidwell Community Cleanup event, removing thousands of pounds of garbage throughout the community.
Lambda Psi's intramural football team has been putting in the necessary work to be among the best teams in the league, earning a record of 4-1 in the regular season, 1-0 in playoffs, and still counting.
Northern California was hit very hard with disastrous fires, and Lambda Psi donated over 3 truck beds of food, water, clothing, and blankets to the local Salvation Army to support those affected.
CALIFORNIA STATE-FRESNO (Iota Beta):
Initiates: 31 New Members: 9
PACIFIC (Kappa Nu):
Initiates: 39 New Members: 0
SAN JOSE STATE (Delta Pi):
Initiates: 70 New Members: 34
Delta Pi Chapter raised over $15,000 for the San Jose Firefighters Burn Foundation. The chapter held a weekend long International Work Day where they completely flipped their chapter room and living room. The chapter has recruited players from the university’s football, basketball, and water polo teams. In intramurals, Delta Pi Chapter has teams in basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, and softball.
SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA (Iota Omicron):
Initiates: 75 New Members: 0
Iota Omicron Chapter initiated 27 new members into its Alpha Theta class last spring. This fall, the chapter planned a service trip to help cleanup efforts from the Napa/Sonoma fires. The chapter also hosted its annual Movember Foundation calendar fundraiser. The chapter has multiple brothers on the lacrosse, rugby, and volleyball teams.
CHARLESTON (Lambda Kappa):
Initiates: 46 New Members: 15
Lambda Kappa Chapter partnered with two other fraternities on campus to host a volleyball tournament benefiting hurricane relief efforts. Together, the men raised $1,000.
Hurricane relief fundraiser
Initiates: 13 New Members: 7
SOUTH CAROLINA (Xi):
Initiates: 112 New Members: 28
WINTHROP (Theta Sigma):
Initiates: 25 New Members: 0
Theta Sigma Chapter revitalized its chapter bylaws, scholarship policies, and health and safety policies. The chapter has also raised over $10,000 from different fundraisers, reducing the chapter’s debt in half.
Initiates: 31 New Members: 0
Pine - North Carolina
BOONE, NORTH CAROLINA (Iota Psi):
Initiates: 48 New Members: 13
DUKE (Alpha Alpha):
Initiates: 62 New Members: 0
Alpha Alpha Chapter and the university’s other IFC chapters hosted a memorial tailgate in October in memory of two IFC members who passed away this semester including Bobby Menges ’16. Over 50 chapter members including alumni attended his funeral in New York together.
EAST CAROLINA (Epsilon Mu):
Initiates: 49 New Members: 27
HIGH POINT, NORTH CAROLINA (Delta Omega):
Initiates: 49 New Members: 0
METHODIST (Mu Eta):
Initiates: 15 New Members: 7
Mu Eta Chapter hosted its inaugural PIKE Dream Girl Pageant in October.
l) New chapter house, r) new member class of 2017
NORTH CAROLINA (Tau):
Initiates: 64 New Members: 14
NORTH CAROLINA-WILMINGTON (Lambda Phi):
Initiates: 46 New Members: 26
NORTH CAROLINA STATE (Colony at North Carolina State University):
Initiates: 0 New Members: 76
WAKE FOREST (Gamma Phi):
Initiates: 85 New Members: 7
BOWLING GREEN STATE (Delta Beta):
Initiates: 55 New Members: 34
CINCINNATI (Alpha Xi):
Initiates: 138 New Members: 41
DAYTON (Lambda Theta):
Initiates: 102 New Members: 11
KENT STATE (Mu Theta):
Initiates: 41 New Members: 13
In intramurals, Mu Theta Chapter went undefeated in soccer and flag football. The chapter also held socials with Delta Zeta and Sigma Delta Tau and volunteered at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank.
MIAMI UNIVERSITY (Delta Gamma):
Initiates: 62 New Members: 0
Delta Gamma Chapter completed a basement renovation including the addition of a weight room and improvements to the lounge area. Their lounge area has a new ping pong table and dining area in addition to its couch and TV area. The chapter raised nearly $1,500 for Hurricane Harvey and Las Vegas shooting relief.
OHIO (Colony at Ohio University):
Initiates: 0 New Members: 63
TOLEDO (Epsilon Epsilon):
Initiates: 74 New Members: 33
Epsilon Epsilon Chapter had a successful intramural football season and recruited the largest new member class on campus. The entire chapter participated in a cleanup around Toledo. During the 2017 Academy, the chapter won several awards including the Smythe Award.
ARIZONA (Gamma Delta):
Initiates: 138 New Members: 31
ARIZONA STATE (Delta Tau):
Initiates: 77 New Members: 22
Delta Tau Chapter has been taking strides to continue to excel in philanthropy events, athletics, and community service. The chapter hosted various events to raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Harvey and the Las Vegas shooting. Delta Tau Chapter also held a parent’s weekend and an annual brunch.
Fundraiser "Waffles for Irma" with the funds aiding those who were affected by Hurricane Irma
COLORADO (Colony at University of Colorado):
Initiates: 0 New Members: 110
NEW MEXICO (Beta Delta):
Initiates: 25 New Members: 17
Beta Delta Chapter participated in the MDA Walk for Charity and is preparing for its Hike it Pike event. The chapter is very involved with its alumni and had a successful intramural season.
NEW MEXICO STATE (Kappa Eta):
Initiates: 29 New Members: 11
NORTHERN COLORADO (Colony at University of Northern Colorado):
Initiates: 0 New Members: 34
Northern Colorado Colony hosted its largest event, Autumn Kings of Campus, in downtown Greeley. The colony was also recognized as “Kings of Campus” and won a $500 donation for Alzheimer's research.
PIKE's take kings of campus. Every year the box and Greeley, co hosts kings of campus an event to see who can throw the best party at the box. Our colony won this year getting $500 which we decided to donate.
UTAH (Alpha Tau):
Initiates: 113 New Members: 29
UTAH STATE (Gamma Epsilon):
Initiates: 28 New Members: 15
Gamma Epsilon Chapter had a great recruitment week and a successful intramural season. Seven members were recognized for having a GPA above 3.5. The chapter partnered with Alpha Chi Omega for a philanthropy week benefitting domestic violence victims.
WYOMING (Iota Alpha):
Initiates: 37 New Members: 7
Iota Alpha Chapter now has a house on campus. The chapter is also working to build relationships with alumni and hosted an open house and an alumni/parents tailgate to help them with this goal. In community service, members participated in a biannual highway cleanup, and the chapter hosted a Vegas Night for Vegas philanthropy event.
l) Aiding in highway cleanup, r) new chapter house
EMBRY-RIDDLE (Lambda Mu):
Initiates: 45 New Members: 13
FLORIDA ATLANTIC (Colony at Florida Atlantic University):
Initiates: 4 New Members: 95
FLORIDA GULF COAST (Lambda Xi):
Initiates: 73 New Members: 24
Lambda Xi Chapter hosted its annual date auction philanthropy event benefitting the Brotherhood Ride, a charity that honors the memory and sacrifice of first responders who have died in the line of duty. Along with Date Auction, the chapter enjoyed a semi-formal at Fort Lauderdale Beach.
FLORIDA SOUTHERN (Delta Delta):
Initiates: 23 New Members: 16
Delta Delta Chapter recruited its second largest new member class to date which included eight athletes. The chapter has been working with Alpha Chi Omega to help with Hurricane Irma cleanup efforts. As of October, the chapter was first in intramural standings for the first time in over five years.
FLORIDA TECH (Zeta Sigma):
Initiates: 50 New Members: 17
During the spring semester, Zeta Sigma Chapter raised nearly $10,000 for different philanthropies and had one of the top five cumulative GPAs. Eight brothers graduated and went on to careers in their respective fields. The groundbreaking ceremony for the chapter’s new house took place this summer with construction set to be completed this fall.
JACKSONVILLE (Mu Mu):
Initiates: 38 New Members: 13
Mu Mu Chapter hosted its annual waterslide kickball recruitment event. The Northeast Florida Alumni Association hosted a dinner for new members to introduce them to the benefits of Pi Kappa Alpha. In community service, the chapter continues to work with the Jaguars Foundation. During the 2017 Academy, the chapter received the Orian's Excellence Award.
SOUTH FLORIDA (Zeta Pi):
Initiates: 73 New Members: 32
Zeta Pi Chapter’s fall new member class was the biggest in chapter history and included a university football player and basketball player. In intramurals, the chapter is the reigning fraternity champion.
STETSON (Delta Upsilon):
Initiates: 30 New Members: 29
Delta Upsilon Chapter hosted its inaugural family weekend in late October which included a brunch with all undergraduates and their parents. The chapter partnered with the university's student veterans organization to host a t-shirt fundraiser and to host the second annual veterans recognition. The chapter has members on the university’s football and track teams.
WEST FLORIDA (Eta Pi):
Initiates: 51 New Members: 15
AUSTIN PEAY STATE (Eta Tau):
Initiates: 20 New Members: 14
Eta Tau Chapter hosted its primary philanthropy event, The Waggle, in memory of Scott Beasley ’90. The chapter raised over $7,500 with this event. The chapter also remodeled the inside of its house and have used it for study nights and Homecoming prep with Alpha Delta Pi.
Check presentation at The Waggle event
EAST TENNESSEE STATE (Epsilon Zeta):
Initiates: 35 New Members: 0
MEMPHIS (Delta Zeta):
Initiates: 28 New Members: 17
Initiates: 50 New Members: 4
Theta Chapter celebrated 139 years in October making it the longest continually running chapter to date. The chapter finished the spring semester as intramural soccer champions. This fall, the men hosted its inaugural Strikes for Pikes bowling tournament at the Bass Pro Pyramid benefitting St. Jude. Theta Chapter continues to be the most involved fraternity on campus.
TENNESSEE (Colony at University of Tennessee):
Initiates: 1 New Members: 155
Colony at Tennessee recruited 40 new members this fall which ranked among the top three largest recruitment classes. The colony received a letter of commendation from Chancellor Beverly Davenport for its academic success. This summer, the colony sent four members to The Academy.
TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA (Delta Epsilon):
Initiates: 59 New Members: 27
TENNESSEE-MARTIN (Epsilon Sigma):
Initiates: 49 New Members: 14
TENNESSEE TECH (Theta Upsilon):
Initiates: 32 New Members: 12
Theta Upsilon Chapter recently installed a new roof and painted the interior of its chapter house. The chapter is currently working hard on its fall philanthropy event, Piketoberfest, as well as Homecoming.
Initiates: 50 New Members: 7
Reunion in 2017