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Northwestern State Alumnus Selected to Alumni Hall of Distinction

Published on: October 7, 2021

Thomas N. Whitehead (Gamma Psi–Northwestern State ’72) was one of six distinguished Northwestern State University alumni who were named to NSU’s Alumni Hall of Distinction, the Long Purple Line, in 2020.  After being postponed twice due to COVID-19, the group will be honored on October 22, 2021, at the Natchitoches Events Center, followed by a noon…

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FGCU Alumnus Named to University Foundation Board of Directors

Published on: October 4, 2021

The Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation Inc. approved its slate of officers, elected four new board members, and re-elected another four members for a second term. Included in the newly elected board members is Brett W. Diamond (Zeta Pi–Florida Gulf Coast ’08). Brett is a native of Naples and serves as the chief innovation officer…

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KAOEF Recognized for Best New Development Idea

Published on: October 4, 2021

On Tuesday, August 24, 2021, the Foundation for Fraternal Excellence held its 2021 Awards Program and honored nine member organizations for their outstanding work and for excelling and innovating in particular areas. The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAEOF) was recognized with the Best New Development Idea for the Rose Circle of the Crimson &…

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Three Chapters Team Up to Donate Track Wheelchair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: September 27, 2021

Teaming up to raise $20,000 for The Independence Fund, the Delta Theta Chapter at Georgia Southern University, the Delta Phi Chapter at Jacksonville State University, and the Zeta Kappa Chapter at the University of West Georgia presented a track wheelchair to U.S. veteran Karen Dery during the Georgia Southern football game on Saturday, September 25,…

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Ole Miss Donates Second Track Chair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: September 27, 2021

After raising $20,000 for The Independence Fund, the Alpha Upsilon Chapter at the University of Mississippi presented an all-terrain track chair to retired SGT Brian Mogensen at the Ole Miss football game on Saturday, September 11, 2021. SGT Mogensen joined the U.S. Army in 1984 and served until 1990 when he was honorably discharged. This…

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Florida State Alumnus Elected Chair of University’s Board of Trustees

Published on: September 2, 2021

The Florida State University Board of Trustees unanimously elected Trustee Peter H. Collins (Gamma Eta–Florida State ’90) as its chair on Friday, August 27, 2021. “It’s a big responsibility but we have a great board, and we have a great new president,” Collins said. “My job will be to marshal all the resources to assist…

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McNeese State Donates $5,000 to Center for Children

Published on: September 1, 2021

On Monday, April 12, 2021, the Delta Xi Chapter at McNeese State University presented a check for $5,000 to the St. Nicholas Center for Children, a nonprofit pediatric therapy center for children with Autism, located in Lake Charles, LA.  The chapter raised these funds during their “Rent a Gent” event. “Every year in the spring we…

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North Florida Donates Track Chair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: August 27, 2021

On Wednesday, August 25, 2021, the Zeta Nu Chapter at the University of North Florida presented an all-terrain track wheelchair to retired Marine veteran Chris Scott. To make this possible, the chapter fundraised more than $20,000 for the Independence Fund through a number of events over the past six months. Chris enlisted in the Marine…

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Davidson Alumnus Donates $4 Million for College’s Career Development Center

Published on: August 12, 2021

B. Frank Matthews II (Sigma–Davidson ’46) recently donated $4 million to help enable Davidson College students to find joy in productive careers. In addition to renovating part of the Student Union to creating spaces for career workshops and employer interactions, his gift will also support programming to develop students and connect them with employers. “We…

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Auburn Golf Tournament Raises more than $22,000 for Charity

Published on: August 11, 2021

On Saturday, April 17, 2021, Nu Chapter at Auburn University co-hosted the Auburn Cares Golf Classic with the Auburn chapters of Sigma Nu and Sigma Alpha Epsilon. The tournament had forty foursomes of undergraduates and alumni, and more than $22,000 was raised to support the philanthropies of the three chapters. Nu Chater’s portion will be…

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