Gamma Tau-Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

27
DEC
2017

2017 Fall Semester Recap

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August 19 – 7 Alumni 10 Brothers, 6 hour work day. Leaves and branches, roof, basement wall

August 22 – 29 35 brothers, 6 hours a day every day

Bandroom, kitchen, dining room, outside, basement, bathroom, chapter room, media center, chapter wing, sleeze wing, front hallway

August 29 – 45 brothers and advisor, officer retreat where SMART goals are set with advisor help. Followed by rush meeting presented by advisor and rush chairs. Four hours total.

August 26 – 10 Brothers 2 others, two hour work day, Freshman move in

August 26 – 40 Brothers, Mcgregor Fight in Media Center

September 2 – 30 Brothers, two hour work day, leaves and volleyball court

September 9 – 50 Brothers, 60 Freshman, Live Music and Clams, Parents, Family, 12-5

September 12- 30 Brothers, 30 Freshman, Uncle Sam’s Lanes, only people there were for rush event

September 16- 25 brothers, 25 Rushes, White Water Rafting

September 17-57 brothers, gave out 35 bids

September 18-20 brothers, career Fair prep given by brother Bendik Larsen

September 12 – wiring repaired throughout the house to prevent further damage

September 17 – 45 brothers 1 alumni advisor phones in to house meeting

September 17 – 50 brothers give out bids, 2 hours

September 20 – steak fajitas made by Rico for the entire brotherhood

September 24 – Meeting with Rich de Almeida to talk over rush, housing inspection, and new members

October 2 – Tutoring session with pledges and girls lacrosse team, 6 brothers, 7 people being tutored, 3 hours

October 2 – Recycling trip

October 11- 16 brothers 4 pledges making burritos for breast cancer walk 3 hours

October 12 – 20 Brothers 15 pledges preparing and selling burritos 2 hours $400

October 12- 15 Brothers 5 Pledges making cuban sandwiches and empanadas for hurricane relief 3 hours

October 13 – 10 Brothers 3 pledges prepping food for hurricane relief 2 hours

October 13 – 10 Brothers and 10 pledges, 30 other organization members selling food for hurricane relief, 3 hours $475 raised by members personally $3000 raised overall

October 14 – 15 brothers 10 alumni, Alumni tailgate for reunion and homecoming, food, house tours, and networking

October 15 – Breast cancer walk with girls softball, 10 members total and 6 softball players, 2 hours $200 on top of burrito sales

October 15 – 10 Brothers 4 pledges 8 alumni, Alumni networking event, food, house tours, future housing plans 3 hour event

Every Thursday – Poker Night, event usually lasts 3 hours with 6-8 Participants

November 3 – 1 brother 1 hour, Meet with Associate Deans to plan on to better improve relations with neighbors

November 3-5 – Pike U, 14 Brothers attended, 8 hours of events on leadership, professional development, etc in Philly

November 4 – Award from Nationals for Scholarship and 25 man commitment to PikeU

November 8 – Pie the Pi’s with Pi Beta Phi, 4 Hour event, $300 raised, half to Pi Phi have to Pikes, 25 brothers and 20 sisters

November 9, 10, 12, 13, 14 – Tabling for blood drive for 4 hours periods, 3 brothers there at all times

November 10 – Austin Rossi and Dillon Ashong instructed the pledges and brothers on how to cut hair, 10 pledges 10 brothers 1 Hour

November 15 – Working Blood Drive, 8 hours total and 3-4 brothers working for each hour

November 16,  15 brothers, 10 CAC, 4 Hours, $300 made. Teamed up with CAC to sell pulled pork sliders for great American smokeout

November 27 – Pikes and friends hockey team comes in third place, 8 brothers 2 non brothers

November 29 and December 3rd – Pikes rakes around their yard and neighboring sidewalks, 4 hours each day, 36 total participants averaging at 3 hours each

December 5 – Making cheesesteaks in order to raise money for pikes presents, total of 3 hours, 15 brothers

December 6 – Selling cheesesteaks, a total of $200 raised and 25 brothers helping, averaging an hour each

December 12 – 5 People picking out presents for Pikes Presents, 2 Brothers 3 others, 10 hours

December 13 – 12 People picking up presents for Pikes Presents, 8 Brothers 4 others, 36 hours

December 14 – 30 Brothers and 3 others wrapping presents for Pikes Presents, 75 Hours

December 15 – Delivering presents for Pikes Presents, 16 Brothers 1 other, 51 Hours, 350 presents delivered and gift cards for teachers

Pikes Presents also made the local news and the Troy record. A total of $6080 was raised by family members, brotherhood, alumni, and local businesses.

Link: http://www.troyrecord.com/general-news/20171215/pikes-deliver-gifts-to-school-2-students-in-troy

December 16 – 12 Brothers and 2 others made cookies for fire department and sororities, made around 300 sugar cookies, 3 hours total

Fall 2017 Summary:

Around 1200 Community Service Hours total from brotherhood events, this does not include community service hours brothers have done on the side as individuals, which will be gathered by the start of next semester, so around 1500 community service hours total.

Around $7,800 Dollars were raised for philanthropy, the majority of which was for Pikes Presents, thanks to a large number of alumni donations.

We had the largest pledge class on campus this semester and are lined up to have another large one in the Spring.

Our house is at near maximum capacity and will be next year, with the majority of our brotherhood living in.

We received the 25 man commitment, internal work day, and scholarship award from nationals

Founder’s Day will be on March 24!

 

Pike Presents

Hurricane Relief Fundraiser


Clamfest


Rake a thon


Pikes and Friends D3 Intramural Hockey team

 


Pulled Pork Sliders with Colleges against Cancer


Reunion and Homecoming Tailgating event


American Cancer Society Walk with Girls Softball


Fall 2017 Pledge Class

 


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