The Colgate Scene
July 2006

Greek life 2005-2006: Events, initiatives, and milestones

Up, down. Up, down. Up, . . . A pair of women take their turn at Gamma Phi Beta's annual 24-hour Teeter-Totter-a-Thon that raises money for the nearby Madison County Children's Camp. [Photo by Timothy D. Sofranko]
  • Fraternity and Sorority Alumni Initiative Greek mentoring workshops (September and April)
  • Eight scholarship funds established via house purchase agreements
  • Beta Theta Pi alumni weekend (October)
  • Phi Delta Theta faculty reception: more than 60 faculty and staff members attended (March)
  • Sigma Chi membership review: during a semester of organization and growth, the chapter recovered strongly with support from alumni and their national headquarters
  • Philanthropic events (a sampling)
    Tri Delta/Theta Chi: International Rhett's Syndrome Association midnight pancake breakfast
    Beta Theta Pi: Madison County Children's Camp silent auction
    Kappa Alpha Theta/ThetaChi: Susan B. Komen Foundation spaghetti dinner
    Panhellenic Council: Community Action Partnership tampon drive (raised more than $1,200 in products
    Phi Kappa Tau: Hole in the Wall Gang poker tourney
    Phi Delta Theta/Tri Delta: Sidekicks Easter egg hunt
    Up 'Til Dawn (raised more than $53,000 for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital): Delta Upsilon was largest fundraising team
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