Celebrating George Beck’s Legacy

In 2022, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of George’s birthday, and how he truly shaped the character of Pi Lambda Phi. We were fortunate to have George as our Executive Director for 26 years. He held the organization together through tumultuous times, while teaching leadership and boldly championing our values. 

George Beck Interview, 2010 Convention

Help to honor George’s legacy

George established the George A. Beck fund to award scholarships to high performing brothers with exemplary academic, leadership, and community service qualities. Please help us endow the George Beck scholarship. 

What George Meant to Brothers

George Beck touched many lives during his tenure at Pi Lambda Phi. His leadership and dedication was demonstrated through his example and his deeds. 

Read a few stories contributed by alumni that describe what George meant to them and our fraternity.

Leave the flowers, take the Dewars – Gary Sanders ’96, Shippensburg

Weathering the storms – Shawn Mahoney ’92, Temple

Oh Captain, my captain – Robert Ellison ’79 – Jacksonville

Chapter builder – Wayne Au, Jr. ’68 – New Mexico Highlands

Brothers share their stories – A collection of quotes from brothers