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Alpha Chi Omega

The women of Omicron remain focused on sisterhood while continuing to “Seek the Heights.” Omicron raised money through the 10th annual Spiking Out volleyball tournament and awareness by hosting Andrea Cooper’s program, “Kristin’s Story.” Omicron was honored as the highest contributing collegiate chapter toward the Alpha Chi Omega Foundation and was named the 5-Star Sorority Chapter of the year at the Baker University Greek Awards for 2010-2011.

Delta Tau Delta

The men of the Gamma Theta chapter of Delta Tau Delta enjoyed a successful year, highlighted with awards in academics and recruitment at the 2011 Western Plains Division Conference, where they performed the ritual in front of the Arch Chapter and 300 other brothers. Delta Tau Delta, winner of the 5-Star Fraternity Chapter Award for the fourth consecutive year, also celebrated STAG with the formal dedication ceremony of the newly renovated Delt House.

Delta Delta Delta

The Lambda chapter of Delta Delta Delta’s love for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital showed when the women planned many events to help raise money, including Up ’til Dawn and Delta House of Pancakes. Additionally, the sorority plans to help fellow chapters nationally to reach a goal of $15 million in five years for St. Jude.

Kappa Alpha Psi

The Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity has continued to work closely with its fellow Rho chapter members at Washburn University, participating in community service projects at the Ronald McDonald House in Topeka. The members partnered with other fraternity and sorority houses on campus to coordinate and choreograph Baker’s first Step Up to the Challenge.

Kappa Sigma

The Beta Tau Chapter of the Kappa Sigma fraternity stresses leadership, scholarship, fellowship and service to all its members. The house raised its grade-point average and won Greek Week for the fifth consecutive year. The chapter’s finest moment came in late April, becoming 100 percent ritually proficient, a first in the 109-year history of Beta Tau. The chapter was honored to lead the installation of a fellow Kappa Sigma Chapter at Washburn University.

Phi Mu

Although the Phi Mu National Council upheld a decision to suspend operations in May, alumnae from the Zeta Alpha Chapter of Phi Mu plan to gather for a reunion at STAG during Alumni Weekend in May. A location for the reunion has yet to be determined.

Sigma Phi Epsilon

The men of Sigma Phi Epsilon are dedicated to the three core values of the fraternity: virtue, diligence and brotherly love. With only four seniors graduating, the house will be full in 2010-11 and is striving toward receiving a Buchanan Outstanding Chapter Award in the upcoming years. The men have demonstrated scholarship with a house grade-point average above 3.0 for the fourth semester in a row, community service by raising more funds at the annual Spiking Out volleyball tournament, and campus involvement with participation in athletics and activities. To cap it off, the Kansas Alpha chapter received nine of the 11 total awards handed out at this year’s Greek Awards ceremony.

Zeta Chi

Zeta Chi continued its tradition of academic excellence on Baker’s campus with 52 percent of its members honored on the spring 2011 dean’s list. The house also remains involved in the community, raising money for Child’s Play and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Zeta Phi Beta

Baker’s newest sorority added two new members in the spring semester.

Zeta Tau Alpha

The Sigma chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha turns 100 in 2012 and will celebrate its centennial in May. Find out more. The sorority won several honors at the annual Baker Greek Awards, including Outstanding Chapter President and Greek Woman of the Year. ZTA also received the Outstanding Chapter Operations award at Zeta Days and continues to be known for its leadership on campus with 100 percent of the chapter involved in campus activities.

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