The spring season overall was a success for the academics and athletics of the Epsilon Iota chapter. Their achievements as pledge class (Spring ’16) has been noticed as the highest spring grade point average of 3.2. Along with the chapter’s progress in the intramural reign, with six 1st place wins in spring intramural sports and coming in second for Greek Week with Sigma Chi and Alpha Xi Delta. The following championship wins are as follows: football, volleyball, outdoor soccer, ultimate frisbee as well as coming in first for Alpha Chi’s philanthropy event called Frisbee Fling and Alpha Delta Pi’s Diamond Dodgeball Tournament.
Cape Girardeau, MO.– May 18, 2016
Greek Hill made a good foundation for the Greek Life on campus at Southeast Missouri State University. The Pi Kappa Alpha chapter would like to give thanks to Jeff Skinner on the effort he has put forth toward the building of the Greek Village houses that will be located right off campus next year at SEMO. This will allow the pledge class of (Fall ’15) along with the 2017 fall pledges or potential new members the first opportunity to live in new house. The Pikes would also like to thank all of the alumni who made donations to make this possible for the Epsilon Iota chapter at Southeast
Here is a picture of our Executive Board attending the breaking ground ceremony had for the new building being finished in 2017.
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