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AU Lambda Chi Alpha Co-Sponsors Ron Paul (Gettysburg '56) at AmericanOn Thursday, November 14th, Doctor Ron Paul, a former Congressman from Texas and noted political activist, came and spoke to the students of the American University. Dr. Paul discussed his career in politics and his thought on the current state of the Union. Dr. Paul is also a brother of Lambda Chi Alpha from Gettysburg College. The brothers of Lambda Chi in cooperation with the Kennedy Political Union and the AU College Republicans sponsored the event. In his remarks, Dr. Paul gave a shout out to the brothers of Lambda Chi for their recent chartering and posed for pictures with brothers after the event. Overall, it was a very successful event.
Posted Dec 18, 2013, 10:08 PM by Lambda Chi Alpha American University
Colony 295 Receives National Charter, now Lambda Chi Alpha Pi OmicronOn the evening of Nov. 2, 2013 the brothers of Lambda Chi Alpha assembled to receive their national charter from Lambda Chi Alpha recognizing their assent from Colony 295 to Lambda Chi Alpha Chapter Pi Omicron. The event was held at a local Georgetown Waterfront Restaurant and was attended by all brothers, their dates, local alumni, original colonizers Nick Ludwig, (Coe College) and Joe Citro (Florida Southern), and Grand High Zeta Member, Gamma John H.Graham. Speeches were made by former President William Erickson, High Pi Michael Blow, and High Gamma John Graham. At the end of the evening the brothers received their official charter and were recognized for their outstanding growth from colony to charter in 18 months.
Posted Nov 2, 2013, 11:01 PM by Lambda Chi Alpha American University
Hazing Case Study: The Monkey ExperimentHazing is an issue. Recent occurrences on college campuses have shown that hazing is a serious issue for fraternities and sororities, but also many other student organizations. Where does hazing come from? What causes the cancerous nature of cyclical hazing practices within a group of students who say they're committed to living a life of values?This hypothetical experiment is meant to show how the cruel and pointless tradition of hazing can begin. This story has been adopted from multiple sources. Start with a cage containing five monkeys. Inside the cage, hang a banana on a string and place a set of stairs under it. Before long, a monkey will go to the stairs and start to climb towards ...
Posted Jan 28, 2012, 1:03 PM by Nick Ludwig
Lambda Chi Alpha Presents: Strategic Plan 2017This video depicts a future vision of Lambda Chi Alpha in 2017. The
video showcases the five priorities the Grand High Zeta established in
its five-year 2011 strategic plan and what the future of our great
Fraternity can be if we work together to achieve our goals, both at the
chapter and international levels.
Under the umbrella name of the TRUE Brother Initiative, Lambda Chi
Alpha has structured a comprehensive development program for
undergraduate brothers to actively live our Seven Core Values in every
aspect of their lives. Developed and piloted in 2006, the TRUE Brother
Initiative was made available to our nearly 200 chapters and colonies in
2007. To measure the effectiveness of the program, surveys are
Posted Jan 8, 2012, 8:54 PM by Nick Ludwig
University of Maryland named Big Brother ChapterThe Epsilon-Pi Chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha at the University of
Maryland, College Park, has been named the Big Brother Chapter for the
future colony at American University.
The role of the Big Brother Chapter in the growth and
development of the colony at American University will be vital to ensure
the operational success of the new colony. The brothers of the Big
Brother Chapter serve as a group of mentors to new colony members
between the period of Associate Membership and Initiation.
The Big Brother Chapter will work to assist the new colony in many ways. Officers from each chapter will collaborate to learn best practices to
help the new members fully grasp the duties of their positions ...
Posted Dec 19, 2011, 11:53 PM by Nick Ludwig