By Canadian Province
Psi (University of Alabama)
In early April, three Psi Chapter Juniors, Andrew M. Collat, 2023, Sam M. Banks, 2023, and Jack P. Steinmetz, 2023, were tapped into the 109th class of the Jasons Senior Honorary. They continue a long list of ZBTs being inducted into Jasons. Congratulations Andrew, Sam and Jack!
Congratulations to the following Psi Chapter brothers who were awarded Zeta Beta Tau Foundation scholarships for the 2022-2023 school year. Each brother was awarded $8,000 in scholarship funds: (from left) Jokubas M. Gucius, Jack P. Steinmetz, Dylan A. Goldman, Lev C. Berman, Elijah S. Thompson and Aubrey L. Rubin.
On the weekend of Sept. 10, a big group of brothers made the trip to Austin, Texas, to watch the Crimson Tide play the UT Longhorns. Brothers had a great time!
Alpha Omicron (University of Arizona)
The Chapter hosted a new philanthropy, ZBT Miracle Week, in early April, and it was a massive success. Events included bubble tea sales, dunk tank, powderpuff game on the mall and to ZBT Carnival and Fashion Show. The Chapter would like to thank the many dedicated people who showed up to support a great cause. Brothers and supporters raised over $17,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals! The Chapter is already planning to host Miracle Week again in 2023.
Alpha Omicron earned an award from the International Fraternity, the Barry D. Siegel Award for outstanding recruitment among campuses with more than 20,000 undergraduates. Alpha Omicron also was honored by Jewish Women International (JWI) as the top fundraising group among ZBT chapters.
Gamma Tau (Arizona State University)
The delegates from Gamma Tau were named Most Outstanding Convention Delegation for their exceptional participation in and leadership at International Convention. Honored were Samuel R. Strauss, 2023, Chapter President, and Jonathan P. O’Neill, 2023, Communication Director.
As a bonding event, brothers went to a Diamondbacks game on Sept. 14. About 30 new brothers joined the Chapter during initial fall recruitment. The Chapter moved into a new home in the ASU Greek village to start the fall.
Phi Theta Gamma (Lyon College)
Brothers helped the new students incoming for Fall 2022 move in on Aug. 6.
Alpha Delta in Southern California
The Chapter is thriving since joining the University Park Interfraternity Council, an independent self-regulatory council of fraternities, led and supported by University of Southern California students and local alumni. Recruitment events were hosted in September and into the fall for the first time in years.
Alpha Delta earned one of ZBT’s top awards this year, the Barry D. Siegel Award for outstanding recruitment among campuses with 10,000 to 20,000 undergraduates.
Alpha Eta (University of California, Berkeley)
The brothers of the Prospective Chapter had a busy summer of international travel, concerts, outdoor activities — like skydiving, pictured left — and brotherhood bonding.
Alpha Rho (University of California-Los Angeles)
Alpha Rho has more than 60 brothers. They are involved across campus in a variety of activities, like Bruins for Israel Public Affairs, Bruin Entrepreneurs, intramural sports, student leadership associations, and pre-law and pre-med clubs.
Recruitment events for late September included pizza and sports watching, casino games and a backyard barbecue.
Beta Lambda (San Diego State University)
Over the summer, brothers took advantage of the great San Diego area enjoying the outdoors, with activities like skiing, boating and hiking.
Beta Pi (California State University-Long Beach)
The summer brotherhood retreat was one for the books! The gentlemen of ZBT were able to strengthen bonds and relax for the weekend of July 31.
Brothers celebrated Imanol Guerrero, 2025, as he completed Boot Camp and graduated to the Marines on August 26.
Brothers helped the Long Beach Hillel with a reverse tashlich beach cleanup in late September. Tashlich is the ceremony performed on the afternoon of the first day of Rosh Hashanah where Jews symbolically cast off the sins of the previous year by tossing pebbles or bread crumbs into flowing water. Hillel’s “reverse” tashlich is a community service event.
Eta Mu (California Polytechnic State-San Luis Obispo)
At the Cal Poly Fraternity & Sorority Life Awards in spring, Eta Mu took home Chapter of the Year for the first time! Additionally, then-Chapter President Christian J. Hodosy, 2022, won President of the Year; then-Operations Director Hayden C. Fisher, 2022, won Cal Poly Fraternity Man of the Year; and Brother John J. Cullins, 2024, won the Silent Leader Award. ZBT won the most awards of any chapter this year!
From ZBT, the Chapter earned several top awards this year and were among the finalists for the Brummer Cup. Honors included Best Community Service Project for a canned food drive and Parent Relations Award for strong communications and events with brothers’ families.
The Chapter raised more than $11,000 over the course of the last academic year for a local school, Hawthorne Elementary. The school said of the brothers: “They’re an example of the power of putting energy toward good in their community. ZBT is amazing!”
Leading into the fall, the Brotherhood Retreat week of Sept. 12, around the start of classes.
Eta Upsilon (Santa Clara University)
At the annual alumni weekend last spring, the Chapter had a few alumni share their experiences in the workforce and also give some tips to undergraduate brothers on how to get a job. Alex E. Estrada, 2020, talked about working in construction management and Pedro E. Sanchez, 2019, described his career at Google.
The Chapter earned ZBT’s Theodore G. Rich-St. Louis Alumni Association Award for most community service hours reported.
Gamma Beta (California State University, Northridge)
The Chapter won the intramural volleyball Champions 2022. Thank you to the fellow students who came out to support Gamma Beta intramural sports.
In early August, Brother Skyler M. Cannon performed a show at Reseda Point, pictured. The money raised will be used to fund fellow Brother Micah S. Moore’s short film, titled “The Fix.” The Chapter said it is incredibly proud of both brothers for exemplifying the fourth pillar of our Credo, Brotherly Love.
Gamma Xi (University of California Santa Barbara)
Brothers had strong summer internships, including: Matthew L. Robertson, 2023, at Ernst & Young; Christopher J. Stasiowski, 2023, at JP Morgan Chase; Matthew T. Reddick, 2023, with Amazon; Logan P. Greenough, 2023, at Niagra Bottling; and Andrew John (A.J.) Vercueil, 2023, at Deloitte.
Fall recruitment events in late September included spikeball and dodgeball, NFL viewing party, meet the brothers bonfire and food.
Beta Alpha Theta (University of Colorado Boulder)
The Chapter hosted the Boulder police department for an educational program on April 16 to discuss the community and hear an officer’s perspective.
Over the summer, brothers went boating, hiking, golfing and participated in many other outdoor activities. Recruitment was before and after Labor Day, and included networking, a cookout at the house and watching a Rockies game.
Iota (University of Denver)
The brothers at Zeta Beta Tau were fortunate to work with Wish for Wheels making bicycles that will be going to second-grade students in low-income schools, giving them the gift of a new bike and helmet.
Iota is proud to have 14 brothers on the Dean’s List for the spring quarter.
Fall recruitment was mid-September and included indoor paintball, football viewing party and attending a Rockies game.
At 2022 International Convention, the Chapter earned one of ZBT’s top awards, the Omega Cup for outstanding publications. This is the ninth time the Chapter has received this honor.
Eta Omicron (Quinnipiac University)
Brothers helped incoming freshmen move in. Recruitment was in early September and included several opportunities to meet brothers. The Chapter welcomed 13 brothers after the formal recruitment time. This renewed Chapter is getting its footing and brothers are excited about ZBT.
Beta Psi (American University)
Classes started August 29. Beta Psi has planned its recruitment week and they are working on program training with the IFC. Plans included a volleyball tournament, soccer, poker and going to a Washington Nationals game. The Chapter is also working on planning some heritage and other events.
Phi Alpha Alpha (The George Washington University)
Brothers are planning for many Chapter programs, Get on the Ball and recruitment. Brothers and friends had a cookout for Labor Day.
Epsilon Theta (University of Delaware)
Recruitment events planned in September centered around sharing food and, happily, more than 15 new brothers joined the Chapter.
The Executive Board is planning for a strong fall, including a Get on the Ball philanthropy event. A newly created and popular series of brothers only lunches and dinners is going to return for the year.
Alpha Omega (University of Miami)
The Chapter welcomed 12 new brothers during fall recruitment. On Sept. 11, brothers volunteered at Lotus House Women’s Shelter.
ZBT would like to thank two undergraduate brothers for their service as International Convention interns. This role allowed them to learn more about Zeta Beta Tau and meet brothers from around the world while helping staff execute the event. Interns were Jonathan P. Macchiaroli and Felix T. Nguyen, both Alpha Omega Founding Fathers.
Alpha Zeta (University of Florida)
Alpha Zeta is focusing on campus leadership and brother accountability this semester. Fall recruitment was in September, continuing from some summer events. The Chapter is looking to have an event with Alpha Gamma at Vanderbilt University soon.
The Chapter earned one of ZBT’s top chapter awards for 2021-2022, the Joseph E. Glaser Award for most funds raised for philanthropy. The Chapter raised almost $18,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through Dance Marathon and additionally demonstrated support for all of Zeta Beta Tau’s philanthropic partners.
Delta Iota (University of Central Florida)
For the third consecutive year, Delta Iota won the Greek Cup for intramural sports among IFC groups, including championships in baseball/softball and football.
In the spring, Brother Randy Alvarez, Delta Iota 2022, won Best Senior Design Project in the College of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Each engineering college competes and there were over 180 designs.
Over the summer, brothers went to Israel, England, Lebanon, Italy and had internships around the U.S.
Delta Omicron (University of Tampa)
The Chapter is having a great fall semester. Delta Omicron had a brotherhood bonding event and then their first chapter meeting of the year in late August.
On Oct. 7, brothers volunteered at the Hyde Park Village Pumpkin Patch. All proceeds from the sales went to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. The same weekend, brothers had a lot of fun with a paintball outing.
Eta Rho (Florida International University)
The Eta Rho Chapter earned the Children’s Miracle Network Award for most funds raised for this official Zeta Beta Tau philanthropy in the last academic year. Over summer, brothers enjoyed all that Florida has to offer like boating, swimming, jet skiing and surfing.
Recruitment events in mid-September included sports, poker and a bid dinner. About 25 new brothers joined the chapter after initial fall recruitment.
Gamma Chi (University of South Florida)
The Chapter moved into a different house over summer. Brothers are excited about the new facility now that school has resumed. The Executive Board leadership is strong and fall programming and events are coming along. Gamma Chi earned one of ZBT’s top chapter awards last year, Best Education Program.
About 25 new brothers were welcomed into the chapter during the initial fall recruitment period.
University of North Florida Prospective Chapter
A brother of the Prospective Chapter was honored by ZBT at the 2022 International Convention. Dontaye L. West Jr., 2025, Recruitment Director, was named Best Delegate for his outstanding participation throughout the event.
The Prospective Chapter is seeking additional brothers in Northeast Florida such as guest speakers at meetings to talk about ZBT and professional experiences, mentors to undergraduate brothers or serving on the advisory Board. If you are interested, contact Chapter Advisor Brother Fred E. Levinson, Alpha Omega (University of Miami) 1986, at email@example.com.
Eta Lambda (Emory University)
This group earned one of ZBT’s top awards this year, Best Prospective Chapter. Eta Lambda was approved to be Chartered by the Supreme Council of Zeta Beta Tau at its most recent meeting.
The Prospective Chapter is among one of the largest on campus now, with more than 50 brothers. The group has strong ties with the Jewish community in Atlanta and the brothers have a strong commitment ensuring ZBT is a fraternity which supports the surrounding area through philanthropic efforts.
Xi (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Brothers are involved across campus in the marching band, Esports Club, foreign language clubs, and several have internships and jobs. The Chapter hosted ZBTahiti in late April. The Chapter has regular Senior and Alumni educational panels.
Gamma (Northwestern University)
Gamma Chapter earned one of ZBT’s top awards this summer, the Barry D. Siegel Award for outstanding recruitment among campuses with fewer than 10,000 undergraduates. Brothers are dedicated to meeting lots of new students on campus and being very involved across Northwestern.
For fall, Northwestern conducted an alcohol education program showing how alcohol impacts fraternity/sorority chapter cultures on campus. Recruitment is informal for this quarter due to formal recruitment being in the spring quarter at Northwestern.
Rho (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
One of the last events of the spring semester was a Chabad fundraiser in support of Ukraine that raised $3,500. A team of brothers won the 3-on-3 tournament! The Chapter continues a close relationship with Chabad, and a large delegation went to Israel this summer.
Fall has started with recruitment, extending across the first few weeks of class. Initial events included a cookout and basketball at the house.
Delta Lambda (Monmouth College)
The Chapter earned several honors at Monmouth’s Fraternity and Sorority Life Awards for spring, including: Outstanding Chapter Program Award, Chapter Education and Programming Award and Community Service Award; honorable mentions Philanthropic Programming, Involvement and Leadership and Academic Excellence. Six brothers were named to the Dean’s List for Spring 2022.
From ZBT, Delta Lambda earned several of ZBT’s top awards this year, including Frauenthal Award for Outstanding Intramural Sports Participation and Performance and Sid Luckman Award for Outstanding Participation in Intercollegiate Athletics. The Chapter was among the finalists for the Brummer Cup, the most outstanding chapter throughout Zeta Beta Tau.
Fall recruitment continued throughout mid-September with events like tailgating, bowling, a lake trip, volleyball and house tours.
Beta Gamma (Indiana University)
ZBT took home the championship vs AEPI in the Gamma Phi Beta Moonball fundraiser finals last spring. Several brothers went on Birthright Israel trips over summer.
Brothers celebrated Rosh Hashanah with IU Hillel and Chabad.
Alpha Alpha (Purdue University)
The Chapter supported Purdue Hillel last spring during Ukraine relief efforts. Shortly after the invasion of Ukraine began, Liz Rosenzweig, Purdue Hillel’s Vice President of Programming coordinated a donation drive and solidarity Shabbat with Purdue Ukrainian Student Association. In total, Purdue Hillel, Temple Israel of West Lafayette, and the Greater Lafayette Jewish community gathered over 1,000 pounds of much needed donations (non-perishable food, clothing, toiletries, baby needs, medical supplies, and more). These items, which were sorted and boxed by brothers of Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity, stayed local, and aided in the resettlement of 20 university professors and their families to Purdue and the Greater Lafayette community this summer. The massive wall of donation boxes created a tangible reminder of Hillel’s commitment and contribution to making the world a better place.
In early September, the Chapter hosted a Back to School Barbecue with proceeds going to Gift of Life Marrow Registry. Recruitment events included a cookout, fast food, yard games, Meet the brothers and a specific time for potential new brothers to meet seniors in the Chapter.
Epsilon Mu (University of Kansas)
Epsilon Mu closed the spring with a kickball tournament and Get on the Ball fundraiser. So far since the start of the fall semester, the Chapter has focused on programming, brotherhood development, recruitment and house management.
In October, KU will host its first high school-age student event designed to welcome potential future fraternity members to the community.
Alpha Iota (University of Kentucky)
This Prospective Chapter is looking to grow in its first full year. Recruitment events included pickup basketball, video games, bowling and a cookout. The group works closely with Chabad at UK.
The fall Brotherhood Retreat was the first weekend in October, with brothers spending time on a lake with boating and kayaking! The Chapter shared: “It was truly a weekend to remember.”
Sigma (Tulane University)
Brothers are “expanding the Brotherhood overseas!”, to quote the Chapter. Several traveled to Israel over the summer, and more are studying abroad for this semester.
Epsilon Phi (Brandeis University)
Brothers are very active in sports and athletics, with many involved on campus in clubs for fencing, weightlifting and swimming. The Chapter hosted an education program last spring about the history of Purim and then shared a nice dinner before attending Brandeis Chabad’s costume party later that same evening. The Chapter hosted Safe Smart Dating this fall.
Gamma Psi (Northeastern University)
The Chapter is working to return as an active member of the Northeastern Interfraternity Council. Over the summer, brothers enjoyed hiking, traveling and concerts.
Omicron (Tufts University)
Brothers were part of Read by the River, a literacy carnival hosted by Tufts Hillel, part of a campus-wide initiative that celebrates the love of books and reading.
Recruitment events in September included a house tour, barbecue and dodgeball/archery.
Theta Alpha (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Brothers hosted peer-to-peer educational sessions based on their classes in real estate, education, sports and more, including topics like customer service and securing an internship, as part of their spring education series. They are involved in a wide variety of campus clubs and groups, from a student investment club to Ski Club to Jiu Jitsu. Many brothers have jobs off campus.
Fall recruitment events include football viewing party, pizza party, poker, ping pong tournament and lawn games.
Xi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Recruitment events included paintball, poker night, rock climbing, laser tag and dinners at several area restaurants. Get on the Ball is planned for spring.
Beta Zeta Epsilon (University of Maryland – College Park)
The Chapter earned the Bijur Award for Outstanding GPA. The group earned a 3.61 cumulative GPA in the fall 2021 semester, the second highest out of 15 Interfraternity Council fraternities. The chapter GPA is well above the all-men and all-IFC average.
Several brothers went to Israel on Birthright over the summer.
Fall recruitment was mid-September with house tours, a mixer to meet brothers, an NFL game watch party and more. Just before Rosh Hashanah, brothers participated in a Chabad challah braiding fundraiser.
Eta Kappa (Towson University)
Over a busy weekend late in the spring semester, brothers took part in a university-wide community volunteer day, doing yard work and painting at a school. The next day, the Chapter went to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. This powerful educational experience was funded by a Chapter Heritage Grant through the Zeta Beta Tau Foundation.
Over the summer, brothers traveled and enjoyed outdoors activities.
Recruitment events included dodgeball, wing eating contest, bowling and a cookout.
Beta Epsilon (Michigan State University)
It’s football season and brothers have been enjoying tailgating. Recruitment events included pickup football, playing cards and games and dinner.
Richard “Connor” Wynne, 2024, was named Best Founding Father for 2022. As the first president of the Prospective Chapter re-established in Fall 2021, Brother Wynne worked tirelessly to ensure the group had the necessary resources to be successful by seeking advice from ZBT leadership, university partners and peer ZBT groups. He was among the key leaders who helped double the Prospective Chapter in size in its first semester.
Alpha Xi (Washington University-St. Louis)
The Chapter earned Standards of Excellence accreditation last year. Alpha Xi has a close relationship with Chabad, including hosting a Passover Seder with education programming in April. Brothers are involved in a wide variety of student organizations and jobs, including a community service club, teaching assistants, student investment club and aspiring writers.
Brothers hosted the live draft for their fantasy football league on Sept. 4.
Omega (University of Missouri)
The Chapter had a great time at its brotherhood retreat with paintball and a campfire to close the spring semester.
Eta Sigma (Elon University)
Eta Sigma has more than 50 brothers. Get on the Ball was hosted and a second fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals was planned. The Executive Board is working on preparing for the fall semester and earning Standards of Excellence accreditation.
A group of senior brothers planted celery for their fall gardening class.
Brothers Carson Florence and Isaac Ripp won the 2022 Intramural Cornhole League.
Eta Xi (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
Brothers planned great events around homecoming, philanthropy and alumni. Eta Xi brothers helped with new student move-in in August as a recruitment tool. Recruitment included Topgolf, poker night and a cookout with alumni. This resulted in one of the largest new brother classes among the IFC groups on the campus, with almost 25 new brothers joining Eta Xi.
Eta Xi earned one of ZBT’s top awards this year, the Bolotin Innovation Award for creativity and inventiveness in chapter programs and activities. The operational aspects of the Chapter are improving with dedicated leadership.
Beta Delta (Rutgers State University of New Jersey)
For the spring semester, 14 brothers were on the Dean’s List, and another six had a 4.0 GPA.
Fall recruitment events included a barbecue, takeout chicken and networking with brothers.
Epsilon Tau (Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham)
The Chapter is very committed to philanthropy! The late spring Airband event raised about $450, and before the end of the last semester the Chapter had an event supporting JWI. In June, brothers did a video game livestream to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in June.
Delta (Columbia University)
Chapter and Executive Board meetings are consistent, and brotherhood activities like field days and dinner are frequent alongside alumni panels and guests.
Delta Zeta (Pace University)
Brothers enjoyed relaxed at a field day at Central Park in May before the graduation ceremony. Recruitment at Pace is only allowed for upperclassmen in fall; first-year students can’t join until spring. Brothers are working hard on improving internal operations in the Chapter.
Epsilon Delta (Binghamton University)
Recruitment was the first week of September. Chapter leaders planned a Brotherhood Retreat.
Brothers closed the spring semester with a community service day at local Tech Works. Over summer, brothers had a variety of internships and jobs.
Eta Iota (State University of New York-Plattsburgh)
The Prospective Chapter is very engaged with Gift of Life. Fall recruitment events included pizza and a cookout.
Gamma (New York University)
Brothers enjoy all that the campus in the heart of New York has to offer. Many share majors in business and tech areas.
Kappa (Cornell University)
The Chapter is working on executing more philanthropy events this year and having stronger brotherhood development activities. Brothers are very involved across campus, in organizations related to sports, journalism, Jewish community and TAMID, a firm that promotes U.S. student experiential learning by connecting them with Israeli start-up companies. Many are majoring in business, tech and investment areas.
Kappa Chapter earned one of ZBT’s top chapter awards this year, the Sobel Award for most improved grade-point average.
Omicron (Syracuse University)
Recruitment events were hosted through mid-September. The Chapter is hosting Safe Smart Dating this fall.
Epsilon Nu (State University of New York-Oneonta)
Community Arts Network Oneonta hosted a fun event at the annual Chili Bowl. ZBT loves to help out volunteering at this event. Brothers said it was a great day with the community.
Since returning to campus for fall, six new brothers joined the Chapter and Epsilon Nu helped operate a Gift of Life drive.
Lambda (Case Western Reserve University)
The Chapter loves to share food, with recruitment events like barbecue, wings and McDonald’s. Potential new brothers also can play sports and go to the beach. Lambda Chapter hosted a service event beach cleanup with three other fraternity and sorority chapters in late August. The Chapter calendar for fall is well-planned with programs, philanthropy and brotherhood development.
Alpha Nu (Muhlenberg College)
The Chapter is looking to grow! Recruitment plans are in place for the spring term. Chapter leaders are working on a strong education and activities calendar including alumni and parents’ events. The undergraduates hosted an alumni barbecue the last weekend in September.
Alpha Tau (Franklin & Marshall College)
After trying Get on the Ball virtually the past two years, the Chapter is looking forward to having an in-person philanthropy.
Alpha Psi (Pennsylvania State University)
The brothers were happy to host their parents for Parents Weekend 2022. The Chapter hosted ZBT’s Combatting Antisemitism program and ZBT history programs in the spring.
Alpha Psi moved to a new house for fall on East Hamilton Avenue. Brothers are enjoying the property, and even hosted a Penn State football watch party in the back yard.
Beta Alpha Chi (York College of Pennsylvania)
ZBT was named Chapter of the Year for 2021-2022 at the YCP Greek Awards. The Chapter is smaller currently, but recruitment is going well. YCP does not allow bids to be given to first-semester students. Planned recruitment events include basketball, dodgeball, poker night, game night and barbecue.
Beta Phi (University of Pittsburgh)
In late March, the Chapter held the fourth annual Disc-it for the Biscuit event that raises money for Jewish Women International with an Ultimate Frisbee tournament. Beta Phi looks forward to this philanthropy event year after year!
Matthew I. Gutkin, 2023, was honored as the Chapter President of the Year for the Interfraternity Council at Pitt at the close of the spring semester. The Chapter was also one of only 12 chapters to be named a 5-Star Chapter on campus, meaning they completed all the requirements of Cathedral Standards of Excellence.
Since returning to campus for fall, recruitment events included bowling, spikeball, frisbee, pizza with Chabad and an invitation-only dinner.
Theta (University of Pennsylvania)
The Chapter is working on stronger programming and accountability for this semester. They hosted a brotherhood retreat in August and received a staff visit in September.
Zeta Xi (Gannon University)
The Chapter recently strengthened its accountability processes, which is helping the group thrive. Formal recruitment was in October. Informal recruitment started earlier and brothers were excited to meet new students.
Rho Iota (University of Rhode Island)
This strong recruiting Chapter had events for potential new brothers for several weeks before initiating in November. Chapter leaders are planning a Brotherhood Retreat.
Rho Iota earned one of ZBT’s top awards this year, the Edwin B. Meissner Award for Most Improved Chapter. Check out the Chapter’s new website at zbturi.org.
Eta Phi (College of Charleston)
The Chapter hosted Get on the Ball at the end of the last term. Over summer, Chapter President Chase M. Friedfertig, 2023, participated in a leadership program aimed at giving rising seniors an in-depth look into the field of technology consulting.
Alpha Gamma (Vanderbilt University)
In late March, brothers participated in Vanderbilt’s Out of the Darkness Walk and raised money to join in the fight for suicide prevention and also partnered with other fraternities to raise funds and support the Lights on the Lawn charity concert supporting a local domestic violence prevention center.
The Chapter hosted Get on the Ball the last week of October. Brothers rolled a giant beach ball around campus in support of the Monroe Carrel Jr. Children’s Hospital.
Gamma Mu (University of Memphis)
Gamma Mu earned several of ZBT’s top awards this year and were among the finalists for the Brummer Cup. Honors included Alexander “Babe” Lewin Award for Excellence in Alumni Outreach & Programming, Al Berg Undergraduate Heritage Award for Outstanding Heritage Programming and Risk Management Award.
The Chapter hosted a great Brotherhood Retreat in late July. A September brotherhood event was dinner and video games. The Chapter tabled for Gift of Life just before Labor Day. Brothers also went on an outing with Kappa Delta to the Memphis Zoo in early September.
Lambda (University of Texas at Austin)
The Chapter is working on a fall programming calendar in a variety of areas and are growing the relationship with Hillel and Chabad on campus. Rabbi Zev Johnson visited the Chapter for Rosh Hashanah, blowing the Shofar at the house for brothers. Lambda Chapter welcomed almost 60 new brothers in August and several have been reported as legacies.
Delta Xi (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
Delta Xi earned the award for Best Website this year and were among the finalists for the Brummer Cup.
Courtesy of generous assistance from the Zeta Beta Tau Foundation, the Chapter used Chapter Heritage Grants to host educational events for brothers and guests with Chabad.
Recruitment events included a cookout and NFL viewing party.
Alpha Kappa (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
The Chapter had the third highest average GPA among Interfraternity Council groups for Fall 2021 with a 3.423. The Chapter’s senior squad won the spring Z League intramural championship.
Alpha Kappa celebrated back to school with UW Chabad with kosher BLTs, bagels and lox and wearing tefillin over Labor Day.
West Virginia University Prospective Chapter
ZBT is returning to West Virginia University! We are recruiting on an extended timeline from the formal Interfraternity Council recruitment period as we work to recruit the highest quality of men for the new Chapter. If you know of any current students attending West Virginia University who may be interested in joining ZBT, it is very helpful if you refer potential brothers here.
Zeta Eta (University of Western Ontario)
Classes started in early September and the Chapter hosted recruitment events including barbecue, pizza and games soon after school resumed.