Greek Awards Held at University of Mount Union

April 13, 2012

The 19th annual University of Mount Union Greek Awards, presented by the Order of Omega, was held on Sunday, April 1 in the Mount Union Theatre. The purpose of the Greek Awards program is to provide recognition to outstanding individuals and organizations in different areas of achievement for their accomplishments throughout the 2011-2012 academic year. The following awards were presented:

Scholastic Achievement Awards

Highest Chapter Grade Point Average — Alpha Chi Omega and Phi Kappa Tau

Highest New Members Class GPA — Alpha Chi Omega and Alpha Tau Omega

Most Improved Grade Point Average — Alpha Delta Pi and Alpha Tau Omega

Chapter of Excellence Awards

The Chapter of Excellence Awards represent eight separate areas of assessment. The overall designation of Chapter of Excellence is granted to those chapters submitting an award application in all eight areas of assessment for consideration (chapter need not be the individual award recipient). In addition, to qualify for the Chapter of Excellence designation, a fraternity or sorority must meet or exceed the qualifications required during the period of assessment for which the award is presented. The period of assessment for the Chapter of Excellence is January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011.

Excellence in Campus and Community Services — Alpha Delta Pi and Alpha Tau Omega

Excellence in Campus Involvement and Leadership Award — Alpha Delta Pi and Alpha Tau Omega

Excellence in Chapter Programs — Alpha Xi Delta and Alpha Tau Omega

Excellence in New Member Education — Alpha Xi Delta and Alpha Tau Omega

Excellence in Recruitment — Alpha Xi Delta and Phi Kappa Tau

Improvement in Risk Management — Delta Sigma Tau and Alpha Tau Omega

Excellence in Alumni/ae and Parent Relations — Delta Sigma Tau and Alpha Tau Omega

Most Improved Chapter — Alpha Xi Delta

Chapter of Excellence,Bronze Level — Alpha Chi Omega (with Academic Honors), Alpha Delta Pi (with Academic Honors) and Delta Sigma Tau

Chapter of Excellence, Silver Level — Alpha Xi Delta

Chapter of Excellence, Gold Level — Alpha Tau Omega

Individual Award Honors

Brotherhood and Sisterhood Awards:
Each of Mount Union's fraternity and sorority organizations recognize an individual member for his or her strong demonstration of the meaning of brotherhood or sisterhood. 

Austen Hutton, Alpha Tau Omega

John Marshall, Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Garth Hoffman, Sigma Nu

Dana Petro, Alpha Chi Omega

Elizabeth Juran, Alpha Delta Pi

Lauren Beil, Alpha Xi Delta

Kayleigh Green, Delta Sigma Tau

the challenge.
the challenge.
is a year-long annual event created by the Greek Programming Committee to improve Greek participation in events across campus. the challenge. Runs from one Greek Week to the next in which chapters gain points based upon attendance at specified events. One fraternity and one sorority win the challenge. and receive a trophy to be passed from winner to winner each year and $150 toward the winning chapter philanthropy.

Alpha Chi Omega and Phi Kappa Tau

Outstanding Faculty Member:
This award is presented to one member of the Mount Union faculty, staff or administration who exhibits outstanding and continued service to the fraternity and sorority community
.

David Kuhlke, associate professor of economics, accounting and business administration

Advisor of the Year
This award is presented to one advisor (faculty, chapter and/or advisory board member) who exhibits an outstanding commitment to his or her chapter and to their Greek Community as a whole.

David Kuhlke, associate professor of economics, accounting and business administration and chapter advisor for Alpha Delta Pi and Alpha Tau Omega

Outstanding Governing Board Officer
This award recognizes one governing board officer from each council (Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic) for his or her leadership in working and representing their chapter on the Interfraternity or Panhellenic Council throughout the term of their office.

Kelcie Springer (senior biology major of North Canton, OH) and David Fiser (senior financial math major of Rootstown, OH)

Outstanding Chapter President
This award recognizes one fraternity president and one sorority president for his and her outstanding accomplishments, dedication and commitment to values during his or her term of office.

Kelly Emery (senior biology major of Avon Lake, OH) of Alpha Xi Delta

Ben Russell (senior history major of Columbus, OH) of Phi Kappa Tau

Carl D. Orwick Fraternal Values Award
Named for alumnus Carl D. Orwick ’42 of Alpha Tau Omega, this award is presented to one person in the Mount Union community for exceptional and outstanding demonstration of the principles and ideals of interfraternal spirit.

Martha “Nickie” (Nicholson ’45) Orwick

Andi Kelley, graduate assistant in the Office of Student and Involvement and Leadership and resident director at Mount Union

Outstanding Senior Sorority Woman
The award is presented to a
senior member who has made significant contributions and provided solid leadership to the Greek community. This member has demonstrated scholastic success, service to the community and a big picture understanding of Greek life.

Kelcie Springer (senior biology major of North Canton, OH) of Alpha Xi Delta

Outstanding Senior Fraternity Man
This award is presented to a senior member who mas made significant contributions and provided solid leadership to the Greek community. This member has demonstrated scholastic success, service to the community and a big picture understanding of Greek life.

Spencer Andrei (senior biology major of Sagamore Hills, OH) of Alpha Tau Omega

Greek Week Awards
Greek Week is an opportunity for the Greek community to join together in friendly competition, build relationships and display chapter pride. This year, Greek Week centered around the theme “Greeks Go to Hollywood.”

Minute to Win It: Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Alpha Chi Omega

Greek Olympics: Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Alpha Chi Omega and Alpha Tau Omega and Delta Sigma Tau

Cake Off: Phi Kappa Tau and Alpha Xi Delta

Rock Painting:
Fourth place: Sigma Nu and Alpha Delta Pi

Third place: Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Alpha Chi Omega

Second Place: Phi Kappa Tau and Alpha Xi Delta

Winners: Alpha Tau Omega and Delta Sigma Tau

Up ‘Til Dawn:
Fourth place: Phi Kappa Tau and Alpha Xi Delta

Third place: Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Alpha Chi Omega

Second place: Sigma Nu and Alpha Delta Pi

Winners: Alpha Tau Omega and Delta Sigma Tau

Greek Sing:
Fourth place: Alpha Tau Omega and Delta Sigma Tau

Third place: Sigma Nu and Alpha Delta Pi

Second place: Phi Kappa Tau and Alpha Xi Delta

Winners: Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Alpha Chi Omega

Overall:
Fourth place: Phi Kappa Tau and Alpha Xi Delta

Third place: Sigma Nu and Alpha Delta Pi

Second place: Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Alpha Chi Omega

Winners: Alpha Tau Omega and Delta Sigma Tau

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