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Beta Tau Number I Named MSU Chapter President of the Year

Published on: January 20, 2023

Matthew J. Frischhertz (Beta Tau–Mississippi State ’18) was named Mississippi State University IFC President of the Year for the 2020-2021 school year. Matt has served as Number I, Number V, and Number IX. “He left his chapter better than he found it and created a great foundation for the upcoming leadership,” his nominator commented. “He has…

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2023 Officer Training Conference Dates & Locations

Published on: December 23, 2022

Neal Province January 28, 2023 Tempe, Arizona Ammen and Smith Provinces February 3-4, 2023 Natural Bridge, Virginia Crawford, Dunwody, Frampton, Hardeman, and Irwin Provinces February 10-11, 2023 Atlanta, Georgia Duncan, Locke, and White Provinces February 24-25, 2023 Dallas, Texas Chiles, Feller, and Traylor Provinces March 3-4, 2023 Evansville, Indiana

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MTSU Raises Most Money and Wins Crowd Favorite at Alpha Omicron Pi All Sing Competition

Published on: December 2, 2022

On November 30th, the Delta Lambda chapter at Middle Tennessee State won 1st place in Alpha Omicron Pi’s All Sing Competition for Crowd Favorite. KA members raised more money for AOII’s philanthropy than any of the others sororities and fraternities.

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Centenary Senior Named SCAC Athlete of the Week

Published on: November 1, 2022

Jaron B. Petreas (Alpha Iota–Centenary ’19), a senior on the men’s soccer team for Centenary College from Denton, Texas, has been selected the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Character and Community Male Student Athlete of the Week for the week beginning October 24. The SCAC Character & Community award honors the efforts of student-athletes who excel…

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Tulsa Brother Named Outstanding Senior

Published on: October 31, 2022

Matt Mangan (Mu–Tulsa ’19), a biochemistry major from Hot Springs, Arkansas, was honored by the University of Tulsa for outstanding achievement as a 2022-23 Jess Chouteau Outstanding Senior. The Jess Chouteau Outstanding Senior Award recognizes TU seniors who demonstrate exceptional achievement in both academic and service endeavors. The Jess Chouteau Outstanding Senior Award is bestowed…

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Louisiana-Monroe Alumnus Receives Professionalism Award from Shreveport Bar Association

Published on: October 31, 2022

Lawrence W. “Larry” Pettiette, Jr. (Gamma Nu–Louisiana-Monroe ’72) is the 2021 recipient of the Professionalism Award by the Shreveport Bar Association (SBA). This award is given annually to attorneys whose practice and personal conduct exemplify the highest level of integrity, dedication, and honor in the practice of law. Larry was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in…

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Western Carolina Alumnus to Receive University’s Alumni Award for Professional Achievement

Published on: October 26, 2022

Western Carolina University recently announced that Paul C. Johnson (Delta Alpha–Western Carolina ’77) will be recognized with the Alumni Award for Professional Achievement at its upcoming Chancellor’s Brunch and Alumni Awards on Saturday, November 5, 2022, during Homecoming Weekend. The Alumni Award for Professional Achievement recognizes an alumnus who has attained extraordinary distinction and success…

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MTSU Alumnus Recognized for Distinguished Service by Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors

Published on: October 18, 2022

Clemson University Assistant Dean of Students Gary Wiser (Delta Lambda–Middle Tennessee State ’99) has been named a recipient of the 2022 Sue Kraft Fussell Distinguished Service Award, given annually by the Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors (AFA). The award recognizes individuals who have exhibited outstanding achievements in one or more of the following areas:…

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Sports Anchor Buzz Baker Inducted into Kentucky Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame

Published on: October 10, 2022

Longtime sports anchor Dave “Buzz” Baker (Beta Delta–Georgetown ’79) was inducted into the Kentucky Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame as part of its 2022 class on Monday, September 26th during KBA’s Annual Conference at the Owensboro Convention Center. Dave Baker has been a TV sports anchor, reporter, and account executive since 1982. Dave appears on-air…

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West Virginia Wesleyan Alumnus Honored at Founders Day Convocation

Published on: October 10, 2022

West Virginia Wesleyan College honored several distinguished alumni with awards at the annual Founders Day Convocation held Friday during its 132nd Homecoming Weekend festivities. James J. “Jack” Fraser (Beta Chi–West Virginia Wesleyan ’56) and his wife, Mary Sue Van Camp Fraser, received the Presidential Medal. While at West Virginia Wesleyan, Jack ran cross country and…

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