Two Chapters to Receive Their Charters
The process of starting, or in this case, restarting a chapter can be daunting. However, two chapters of Pi Lambda Phi took on that challenge and succeeded. This month our chapters at Temple University, PA Alpha Delta, and Western Carolina University, NC Omega Zeta, will be receiving their charters during two chartering ceremonies. “As President of the International Executive Council, the most rewarding experience I've had is witnessing a successful re-colonization of one of our chapters. Together we will partner to Ensure the Longevity of the PA Alpha Delta and NC Omega Zeta Chapter of Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity,” said Jeff Buhler, IEC President.
Both chapters had previously been closed. In 2007, NC Omega Zeta was re-colonized, followed by PA Alpha Delta in 2009. Like most chapters, both colonies faced many challenges, but they were able to overcome them through strong leadership and determination. “The leadership [the Brothers of NC Omega Zeta] have shown over the past two years has set a very high standard for the officers in coming years,” said NC Omega Zeta’s Chapter Advisor, Scott Russell. Similarly, Ryan Overturf, the PA Alpha Delta Chapter Advisor, stated that he was “exceptionally proud of [the Brothers of PA Alpha Delta] for the alacrity with which they were able to do it.”
PA Alpha Delta’s chartering banquet will be held April 20 in Philadelphia, PA. NC Omega Zeta’s banquet will be the following the weekend on April 28 in Cullowhee, NC.