Alpha Chi Omega
The Omicron chapter of Alpha Chi Omega has engaged in many activities over the past year to celebrate its centennial. In honor of its 100 years on the Baldwin City campus, members, alumnae, faculty, staff and students gathered on Sept. 17 to dedicate a tree across the street from the chapter house. After the dedication, President Pat Long hosted a reception at Collins House. In addition, active members completed 100 hours of community service that week for 100 years of Alpha Chi Omega.
Submitted by: Darcey Nance, 2008 President of Alpha Chi Omega
Delta Delta Delta
The Lambda chapter of Delta Delta Delta received several awards at the 2008 Delta Delta Delta National Convention. The chapter received second runner-up for the House Improvement Project of the Year, along with Outstanding Academic Accomplishment and Outstanding Membership Recruitment for the 2007-2008 academic year.
Submitted by: Chelsey Forge, 2008 President of Delta Delta Delta
Delta Tau Delta
The Gamma Theta chapter of Delta Tau Delta volunteered with the Baldwin City Train of Terror and used the $300 raised to sponsor three Angel Tree children for Christmas. The chapter raised $385 for BleedPurple, one of Delta Tau Delta’s national philanthropic efforts where the money raised goes to help undergraduate members of Greek-letter organizations pay the medical costs associated with battling cancer. Chapter members Levi Calhoun and Phil Collins received all-conference honors for the Baker University Wildcat football team, earning first-team and honorable mention, respectively.
Submitted by: Jeff Skillman, 2009 President of Delta Tau Delta
Kappa Alpha Psi
The Nu Epsilon chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi was recognized by its Province Council for having the highest chapter cumulative grade point average. The council covers chapters in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Colorado and Arkansas. Chapter member Ron Atkinson was crowned 2008 Baker University Homecoming King.
Submitted by: Ron Atkinson, 2008-2009 President of Kappa Alpha Psi
The Beta Tau chapter of Kappa Sigma received the National Silver Bowl of Academic Achievement at the 2008 Leadership Conference. The chapter also engaged in several community service and philanthropy projects, including painting a house for Neighbors Helping Neighbors, leaf raking in Baldwin City with Rev. Ira DeSpain, and donating and laying mulch at Baldwin Elementary School’s playground. Chapter member Andy Clifford was accepted into physical therapy school and members Seth Malloy and Dan Conway participated in the North American Tardigrade Project.
Submitted by: Dan Kalkman, 2008 President of Kappa Sigma and Travis Knoll, 2009 President of Kappa Sigma
The Zeta Alpha chapter of Phi Mu participated in Trick-or-Treat for Children’s Miracle Network in which chapter members raised more than $300 in spare change from the Baker University campus community. The chapter was recognized at its national convention for having a grade-point average higher than 2.75 for the past two years.
Submitted by: Amanda Acree, 2008 President of Phi Mu
Sigma Phi Epsilon
The Kansas Alpha chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon has a current chapter grade-point average of 2.9. The chapter visited the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Mo., to raise money for the Salvation Army. Chapter member Chad O’Bryhim was inducted into Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars.
Submitted by: Zack Rockey, 2009 President of Sigma Phi Epsilon
The Zeta Chi chapter has participated in various community service projects that have benefited the Baker University and Baldwin City communities. In addition, the chapter has maintained a cumulative grade-point average higher than 3.0. The chapter has continued to embody the principles on which their fraternity was founded: brotherhood, scholarship and living in an alcohol-free atmosphere.
Submitted by: Andrew Linenberger, 2009 President of Zeta Chi
Zeta Phi Beta
The Pi Sigma chapter of Zeta Phi Beta completed more than 50 hours of community service during November to support its national philanthropic organization March of Dimes. The campaign focused on premature birth awareness.
Submitted by: Tiffany Bagsby, 2008-2009 President of Zeta Phi Beta
Zeta Tau Alpha
The Sigma chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha received the Activities Award for Small Campuses at the 2008 International Convention. The award is given to chapters from three different-sized campuses for outstanding leadership in activities for the biennium. The chapter also received the Crown Chapter honor for reaching quota in recruitment, maintaining chapter total and financial excellence. Chapter members hold several leadership positions on campus, including Panhellenic Council president and vice president of recruitment, Student Senate vice president, public relations chair, junior class vice president, dance team captain, co-head parMentor, Mungano secretary, Baker University School of Education Association secretary, Cardinal Key secretary and a Sigma Xi honors grant award winner. The chapter will celebrate their centennial in 2012.
Submitted by: Katelyn Brewer, 2009 President of Zeta Tau Alpha
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