'16-'17 Executive Board
With the end of the school year came the end of the executive terms for the six members of our executive board. This executive board led the fraternity to multiple records including rush attendance, pledge class size, philanthropy dollars raised, and others. This committee will be missed, but we are excited to see what improvements our new officers will be able to make.
- 6/12 - Summer semester begins
- 7/20 to 7/22 - ZBT National Convention
- 8/3 - Summer semester ends
- 8/14 - Move in week
- 8/21 - Fall semester begins
- 8/22 - Fall Rush Begins
- 9/4 - Labor Day
- 10/7 to 10/10 - Fall Break
- 11/22 to 11/25 - Thanksgiving Break
4/6/2017 - Get On The Ball Week
This past semester we have been raising money for Riley Children's Hospital as part of our national Get on the Ball philanthropy. This effort culminated last week during out Get on the Ball week. Each brother spent time at our booth raising money and spreading awareness for this great cause. In total, we have raised over $16,000 for Riley's.
2/3/2017 - Welcome Tau Class
Welcome Tau Class! Here is a picture of our newest spring pledge class which was initiated on February 3rd. Tau class has 33 members, all of which we think will do great things for our fraternity and community.
1/29/2017 - Brotherhood Ski Trip
Last Saturday was our annual Brotherhood ski trip to Perfect North Slopes in Lawrenceburg Indiana. 16 brothers in total made the trip.
11/1/2016 - CMFK Taco Tuesday
This past Tuesday, we hosted the College Mentors for Kids annual Taco Tuesday philanthropy event. We raised money to donate to CMFK to help provide the necessary funding to allow their organization to help school children in the local community. We had quite the successful turnout at over 300 people!
11/1/2016 Lecture and Service Presentation FOR CMFK
Our philanthropy and service chairmen presented to a group of CMFK students about how we, as a fraternity at Purdue, positively impact the local community. After learning about our first annual Puppies on the Porch back in September, they helped out by making cards to give to Natalie's 2nd Chance Shelter.
10/30/2016 ALPHA PHI GOLF SCRAMBLE
Our team of Victor Bruzos, Adam Krebs and Richard Jung placed 2nd among all other Greek teams in the A Phi philanthropy golf tournament. They finished 9 under with a score of 63 for the scramble despite bring short handed.
10/29/2016 Boo at the Zoo
We had over 40 brothers sign up this year to help work at the Columbia Park Zoo's annual Boo at the Zoo. Boo at the Zoo is an event for pre-school and elementary school-aged children featuring various booths, costume contests, activities, and live entertainment. Brothers worked a combination of setup, the event itself, and tear down afterwards.
10/17/2016 ZBT Sweethearts
Monday night, the men of the Alpha Alpha chapter of Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity had a dinner in recognition of their first ever group of sweethearts. This group included Gabby Hagerman from Pi Beta Phi, Amanda Smaga from Alpha Chi Omega, Kylie Smith from Delta Gamma, Mary Evans from Delta Zeta Carly Happ from Chi Omega, and Alison Yardley from Alpha Phi.
9/17/2016 Puppies on the Porch
Here are some images from our first annual Puppies on the Porch hosted at our very own lawn! Proceeds benefited Natalie’s Second Chance, a local animal shelter in Lafayette, IN. Dogs of all types and sizes ranging from 2 month-old Chihuahuas and 12 year-old Great Danes were able to make it to our event. Over $1000 was raised in hopes of raising awareness for Natalie’s Second Chance as well as making improvements to its facilities. We hope to keep in touch with the generous people of Natalie’s Second Chance and seek more events in the future! Special thanks to Victor Bruzos and Michael Howe for planning and setting up the event.
9/13/2016 Welcome Sigma Class
Welcome Sigma Class! Here is a picture of our newest fall pledge class at our annual Steaks ’n Stogies night at the house. Sigma class stands at 33 members, making it the second largest class to ever have signed at ZBT. Come initiation, all members of Sigma Class will become our very own brothers of our fraternity. We highly anticipate the great things they will do in the near and far future.