January 6, 2018

Award recipients recognized in Pittsburgh & Charlotte

Written by Star & Lamp

As Pi Kappa Phi’s officer training institute, Pi Kapp College for Chapter Officers prepares newly elected and re-elected officers and key committee chairmen for their roles as leaders of their chapter.

Each year Pi Kapp College for Chapter Officers is held in early January at five regional locations — Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Charlotte, North Carolina; Kansas City, Missouri; Birmingham, Alabama; and Los Angeles, California.

On the weekend of January 5-7, 2018, brothers gathered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. On Saturday evening, the awards banquet was held. Below are the award winners who were recognized.

David D. Morgan "Extra Mile" National Scholars Awards

Steve Boland, Mu (Duke)
Brian Buhr, Mu (Duke)
Chase Crafton, Zeta Tau (Barton)
Randy Hollins, Gamma Beta (Old Dominion)
Jarod Moore, Delta Zeta (Appalachian State)

Otis R. McCollumn Memorial Scholarship

Ryan Hudgin, Delta Lambda (UNC - Charlotte) 

 

The following awards recognize chapters that have excelled or seen the greatest improvement in Pi Kappa Phi's Seven Objectives of Chapter Excellence:

Most Improved in Governance

Psi (Cornell)
Delta Alpha (Virginia Tech)

Most Outstanding Governance

Iota Chi (Ball State)
Epsilon Eta (Winthrop)

Outstanding Archon

Mason Thomas, Iota Chi (Ball State)
Michael Freije, Kappa (UNC - Chapel Hill)

Most Improved in Growth

Psi (Cornell)
Delta Tau (James Madison)
Theta Kappa (Baylor)

Outstanding Growth Award

Theta Mu (UMass - Amherst)
Epsilon Eta (Winthrop)

Outstanding Recruitment

Epsilon Omicron (Villanova)
Gamma Psi (Augusta)

 

Executive Award
Recognizes the chapter with the most students initiated in the past year

Omega (Purdue)
Sigma (South Carolina)

Most Improved Member Experience

Alpha Theta (Michigan State)
Xi (Roanoke)

Most Outstanding Member Experience

Eta Phi (UMBC)
Epsilon Eta (Winthrop)

Most Improved in Branding & Communications

Iota Chi (Ball State)
Theta Kappa (Baylor)
Epsilon Rho (Lenoire-Rhyne)

Outstanding Branding & Communications

Omega (Purdue)
Epsilon Eta (Winthrop)

Most Improved in Scholarship

Eta Kappa (Plattsburgh)
Xi (Roanoke)

Oustanding Scholarship

Iota Chi (Ball State)
Mu (Duke)

W.E. Edington
Highest overall chapter GPA

Mu (Duke)

Most Improved GPA

Iota Tau (Rutgers)
Delta Lambda (UNC - Charlotte)

Most Improved Campus Involvement

Alpha Theta (Michigan State)
Epsilon Epsilon (UVA - Wise)

Outstanding Campus Involvment

Eta Phi (UMBC)
Epsilon Eta (Winthrop)

Joe Sewell Intramural Award

Iota Alpha (Sacred Heart) 

Most Improved in Service & Philanthropy

Alpha Nu (Ohio State)
Delta Lambda (UNC - Charlotte)

Outstanding Service & Philanthropy

Eta Upsilon (Miami - OH)
Epsilon Eta (Winthrop)

2017 March Madness Champions

Eta Upsilon (Miami - OH)

Silver Society
The Ability Experience 2017 total fundraising between $100 & $149.99 per man

Alpha Tau (RPI)
Beta Gamma AC (Louisville)
Delta Upsilon (Pittsburgh)
Epsilon Tau AC (St. Joseph's)
Xi (Roanoke)
Kappa (UNC - Chapel Hill)
Epsilon Rho (Lenoir-Rhyne)
Eta Zeta (Queens)

Gold Society
The Ability Experience 2017 total fundraising between $150 & $249.99 per man

Eta Upsilon (Miami - OH)
Mu (Duke)
Alpha Chi (Miami)
Delta Lambda (UNC - Charlotte)
Theta Kappa (Baylor)
Theta Tau (High Point)

Most Outstanding Ability Experience Event

Delta Upsilon (Pittsburgh)
Alpha Chi (Miami)

Most Outstanding Volunteer Relationship

Iota Pi (Dayton)
Gamma Iota (LSU)

Leadership Through Service Award
Recognizes the chapter with the most members participating in a national event through The Ability Experience

Eta Upsilon (Miami - OH)

Thomas Sayre Cup

Eta Upsilon (Miami - OH)

Star of Hope
Recognizes the chapter with the best overall contribution to The Ability Experience

Omega (Purdue)

Oustanding Philanthropy Chairman of the Year

Sean McKeon, Eta Upsilon (Miami - OH)
Alex Cherches, Mu (Duke)

Outstanding Fraternity/Sorority Life Advisor

Kara Miller, Cornell University
Diana Coyle, Wingate University

Wade O. Birch Chapter Advisor of the Year

Jeffrey Huston , Eta Phi (UMBC) Chapter Advisor

Associate Chapter Advisor of the Year

Brandin Howard, Vermont Associate Chapter Advisor

Theron A. Houser Most Improved Chapter Award

Theta Chi (Ohio)

Champion Master Chapters
Chapters who achieve a composite score of Three Stars on the Seven Objectives of Chapter Excellence report indicating top performance in each area of chapter operations

Mu (Duke)
Delta Alpha (Virginia Tech)
Delta Zeta (Appalachian State)
Epsilon Eta (Winthrop)
Eta Phi (UMBC)
Theta Kappa (Baylor)
Theta Rho (Western Michigan)
Theta Psi (RIT)
Iota Chi (Ball State)
Kappa Alpha (Case Western)
Kappa Omicron (Connecticut)

Founders' Awards
Highest honor which can be bestowed upon a student chapter

Mu (Duke)
Epsilon Eta (Winthrop)
Theta Rho (Western Michigan)
Theta Psi (RIT)
Kappa Alpha (Case Western)
Kappa Omicron (Connecticut)

Congratulations to all of the winners. Photos will be posted to the Pi Kappa Phi Flickr account later this month. 

 

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