CNU Greek life shines at Fraternal Value Awards

Find out the winners of the fourth annual award event

“The Fraternal Values Awards is an event that highlights the successes and accomplishments in academics, leadership, and service of the CNU Greek community,” said Katherine Ransone, President of CNU’s Order of Omega, Iota Iota chapter and member of Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority, Theta Gamma chapter.

On Thursday, March 14, CNU’s Greek community, including the Interfraternity Council, the Panhellenic Council and the National Pan-Hellenic Council, and gathered together in Diamonstein Concert Hall in the Ferguson Center for the Arts to celebrate these achievements in 2018.

To determine this year’s winners, 15 professionals from across the country were consulted.

Ransone said, “These judges comprised of Greek advisors from other universities, representatives from chapter headquarters, and leadership consultants. The judges reviewed the testimonials provided by chapters to see a more in-depth look at the accomplishments of these organizations. Though all chapters that submitted nominations for these awards, standout organizations were selected as the winners.”

After reading testimonials about CNU’s chapters to get a deeper sense of the contributions of each organization, they reached their conclusions and presented the CNU Greek community with the following awards.

2018 Winners

Excellence in Membership Development: Sigma Phi Epsilon and Alpha Delta Pi

Excellence in Leadership: Pi Kappa Alpha and Gamma Phi Beta

Excellence in Community Impact: Sigma Phi Epsilon and Zeta Tau Alpha

Excellence in Scholarship Support: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and Gamma Phi Beta

Excellence in Innovation: Sigma Phi Epsilon and Alpha Sigma Alpha

Excellence in Academics:  Sigma Phi Epsilon, Alpha Delta Pi, and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Outstanding New Member: Nicholas Mangano (Pi Kappa Alpha) and Lauren Proulx (Phi Mu)

Servant Leader of the Year: Rey Taylor (Pi Kappa Alpha) and Caitlyn Snead (Phi Mu)

Fraternal Community Member of the Year: Sean Celli (Psi Upsilon) and Brittany Branch (Gamma Phi Beta)

Outstanding Chapter Advisor:  Dr. Brian Puaca (Psi Upsilon) and Jessica Proffitt (Gamma Phi Beta)

Outstanding Faculty/Staff: Dr. Kathleen Callahan (nominated by Alpha Sigma Alpha)

Chapter President of the Year: Alec Souders (Kappa Delta Rho) and Erin Roosa (Delta Gamma)

Fraternity of the Year: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Sorority of the Year:  Gamma Phi Beta

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