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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 Nicholas 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 Nicholas 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 Nicholas Ludwig
Lambda Chi Alpha to establish colony at American University
Lambda Chi Alpha is proud to announce the establishment of a
new colony in the spring semester of 2012 at American University. Lambda Chi
Alpha is excited to add this historic and distinguished institution to the list
of host colleges and universities across the United States and Canada.
As one of the world's leading fraternities in co-curricular development,
Lambda Chi Alpha seeks to complement a student's education by providing
opportunities for academic achievement, leadership development, and lifelong
Being a brother of Lambda Chi Alpha revolves around the experiential
learning of a set of values, more specifically the Seven Core Values. These
values, which were adopted from the United States Army, include Loyalty, Duty,
Respect, Service & Stewardship ...
Posted Dec 28, 2011, 12:38 PM by Nicholas Ludwig