Alumni & Chapter News

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Psi (University of Alabama)

The following Psi Chapter supporters enjoyed the 2018 National Championship Game and the exciting game-winning 41-yard touchdown pass in January: Michael J. Reiman, 1996; Shea Halpern, 1997; Allen P. Halpern, 1997; and Faron A. Lewitt, 1997. Roll Tide!


Alpha Omega (University of Arizona)

Steven M. Savlov, 1967, is a retired neuro and clinical psychologist after 45 years. Now he travels with his wife, Suzanne, and has made multiple trips to Europe. On his last trip they spent a month in Italy to celebrate 50 years. Since Brother Savlov’s retirement, he’s become a full-time Shambhala Buddhist which has had a profound effect on how he lives his life. He is teaching meditation which he used in his pain management practice. Namaste.


Beta Pi (California State University – Long Beach)

Robert Kline, 1965, is proud to announce the birth of his first granddaughter, Aliyah Maddyson Kline, born in San Francisco, Calif., to eldest son, Garrett B. Kline.

Harry Koehler, 1978, is building a new home in Meridian, Idaho, just outside of Boise. He’s excited to move into the house with this family this summer. 

Eta Mu (California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo)

Our current brothers enjoyed their first ever heritage event with Rabbi Chaim Hilel! He answered questions on the history of major Jewish holidays, his beliefs, his goals, his mission in living and serving in the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo community and birthright opportunities!


Beta Alpha Theta (University of Colorado)

Bryan Fogel, 1994, won an Oscar for his documentary, “Icarus”!

Iota of Phi Sigma Delta (University of Denver)

Richard Goodman, 1978, provided the first head coaching endowment for a hockey coach at the University of Denver! It’s great to see our brothers giving back to the community! 

Iota (University of Denver)

Craig Mason, 1988, started Mason Technology, an IT consulting firm focused on IT security, project management and Microsoft program initiatives. He also continues his philanthropic efforts and is in his 29th year bicycling 150 miles in two days for Multiple Sclerosis. Last year his team, Team Coneheads, raised $74,000 to fight MS.

District of Columbia

Phi Alpha Alpha (George Washington University)

Daniel Egel-Weiss, 2015, is now a J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School.


Alpha Omega (University of Miami)

Norman Waas, 1982, was elected as Vice President of the Miami Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

Michael Weissberg, 1989, has announced his candidacy for The Village of Palmetto Bay Council. Brother Weissberg is a trustee of the Alpha Omega Chapter and has been a part of Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity for 32 years.

Delta Iota (University of Central Florida)

Brandon M. Goldberg, 2011, proposed to his girlfriend, Julie Bunson, on Jan. 28. The happy couple anticipate a spring 2019 wedding.

Eta Rho (Florida International University)

The brothers would like to recognize those who helped commemorate their 3rd annual Holocaust Day of Remembrance program with their guest and Holocaust survivor: Herbert Karliner. Hillel at FIU and the office of the president helped prepare and host this amazing event.

Zeta Alpha (Florida State)

Joshua D. Rosen, 2012, married Brittni Hansen on Jan. 13. Best wishes for a joyous marriage!





Gamma (Northwestern University)

Brandon Brooks, 2004, went on a two-day Jeopardy streak!

Rho (University of Illinois)

Paul Feiwell, 1964, has been working in commercial-industrial real estate since the early 1970s, primarily in California but also in Arizona and Nevada. He’s closed thousands of transactions as a broker and as owner. He’s also a leasing agent and property manager of over 300,000 square feet of office, retail and apartment properties. He carries broker licenses in California and Nevada and has represented many national and international companies. He’s currently a commercial broker with Pacific Union International and offices in Beverly Hills, Calif..

Steven Wollack, 1963, will be speaking about protecting seniors from financial scams at the Edgebrook branch of Chicago Public Library during Money Smart Week.


Alpha Alpha (Purdue University)

Current undergraduate brothers are living the tenets of our Credo , and got media attention for it, as they engaged their community to help raise over $19,000 for their house mom who lost her husband and home to a fire.


Eta Tau (University of Iowa)

Brock Cavett, 2016, last fall received his first full-time job serving as the Dance Marathon Coordinator at the University of Iowa, the second largest dance marathon in the country benefitting Children’s Miracle Network hospitals. During his first six months in the role, he put on a big event where they revealed they raised just over $3 million, only the second school in the nation to do so.


Sigma (Tulane University)

Scott Merritt, 2017, made the big move to Washington, D.C. but misses his brothers in New Orleans.


Xi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Lawrence Bacow, 1972, was named as the next president of Harvard University! Learn more about the experience he brings to his new role.


Beta Epsilon (Michigan State)

Sanford Layne, 1964, is celebrating his 40th anniversary! He proudly enjoys his four grandchildren while retired from his career as a real estate developer.





Omega (University of Missouri)

Jason K. Peiser, 2018, was selected as one of the “Mizzou 39” recipients, the top achieving and most engaged students in the Mizzou senior community!

Brian I. Pultman, 1983, was named as one of the Top 1,200 Financial Advisors in the nation by Barron’s for 2017 and 2018. Wells Fargo Advisors named Brian a Premier Advisor – Chairman’s Council, the firm’s highest recognition level.


New York

Eta Iota (SUNY Plattsburgh)

Damian Jennings, 2007, is serving as a Director of Activities in Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation in Southern Minnesota.

Gamma (New York University)

Jack Saxonhouse, 1962, is the President of Practice Transition Specialists Corp., a dental practice transition firm based in Wellington, Flor.


Lambda (Case Western Reserve University)

Allen Friedman, 1981, recently opened the first Experimac store in the Cleveland area. Experimac is a one-of-a-kind concept that specializes in selling pre-owned Apple® products such as: Macbooks®, iMacs®, iPhones® and iPads®. In addition, he is also selling accessories, making repairs and taking trade-ins. Through his Apple-related expertise, dedication to customer service, and always-improving ability to offer the best deals on pre-owned Apple equipment, he has watched the company’s reputation and level of success grow steadily since inception.


Alpha Psi (Penn State)

Our brothers won Standards of Excellence at the Greek Column Awards! These brothers met or exceeded the standard in chapter excellence, academic achievement, membership development, civic engagement and community relationships. It’s great to see our brothers recognized for fulfilling the tenets of our Credo!

Stephan Herman, 1963, recently celebrated his grandson, Hunter Stein’s, Bar Mitzvah.  

Beta Phi (University of Pittsburgh)

Rick Nowlin, 1984, was selected as a participant in the Pitt Jazz Composers Concert on campus. His piece, performed by the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra, was titled “Summit in the Snow.”

Theta (University of Pennsylvania)

Brandon Bell, 2014, got engaged to fellow Penn classmate, Sharon Friedlander. Congratulations to the happy couple!

Rhode Island

Rho Iota (University of Rhode Island)

Mitchell Doctor, 2008, is proud to announce the arrival of his first child, Jocelyn Lily.




Lambda (University of Texas)

Brothers bonded while building a sukkah with Rabbi Zev Johnson, the rabbi of Chabad on campus. Sukkot is translated as the “Feast of Tabernacles” and is celebrated by eating in a booth-like structure called a sukkah. One of the customs of Sukkot is to welcome guests in to your sukkah. Rabbi Zev Johnson invited ZBT brothers to achieve the mitzvah (commandment) of building a sukkah. Rabbi Zev shared what Sukkot means to him and the significance of building a sukkah. The Lambda brothers worked together to construct the sukkah and bonded over matzah-ball soup, bagels, lox and Hebrew music.


Alpha Kappa (University of Wisconsin – Madison)

Joel Glass, 1967, made his first gift to the Zeta Beta Tau Foundation 50 years ago. When asked why he has supported the Zeta Beta Tau Foundation all of this time, Brother Glass responded, “Probably for the same reason one supports organizations and institutions that have meaning to them and have worthwhile goals.” Thank you Brother Glass for helping to make Brotherhood for a Lifetime a reality and for your support of the Zeta Beta Tau Foundation!

Phi Sigma Delta

Beta of Phi Sigma Delta (Cornell)

Samuel Bernstein, 1958, wrote a musical, “Queen Esther’s Dilemma — The Musical,” which was recently performed in New York City!

Iota of Phi Sigma Delta (University of Denver)

Richard Goodman, 1978, provided the first head coaching endowment for a hockey coach at the University of Denver! It’s great to see our brothers giving back to the community!