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TIMOTHY J. PIAZZA CENTER FOR FRATERNITY AND SORORITY RESEARCH AND REFORM

The Piazza Center enthusiastically supports Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity’s vision of “A future where every Pi Kappa Phi embraces his role as a leader, puts service

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DONOR SPOTLIGHT: STEPHEN LETENDRE ’81

We want to take this time to say THANK YOU to Stephen Letendre '81 for his continued support of Alpha Mu Chapter of

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WHO STILL LIVES NEAR PENN STATE?

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Ever wondered how many of your brothers chose to stick around State College a bit longer than you? Many of them still have their roots right in that region, 669 to be exact! 

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WHY BROTHERS GIVE, IN THEIR OWN WORDS

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When alumni give, they are making a statement about their commitment to Pi Kappa Phi and its impact. Everyone has their own WHY for becoming a donor.

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2021 PI KAPP REUNION BRINGS ALUMNI BACK TO HAPPY VALLEY

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On August 5-8, Pi Kapp alumni came back to Happy Valley for a weekend of golfing, brotherhood, and making new memories. “A big thanks to Reunion Co-chairs JT Talone ’74 and Jules Trull for a wonderful weekend in State College,” writes Mike Trull ‘71. “Also, a big thanks to Steve Yingling

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JOIN THE HONOR ROLL TODAY!

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With 2020 behind us and a fresh new start on the horizon, we want to give Pi Kappa Phi a running jump into the new school year and we can do that with your help! Your donations mean more to us than you think. They are proof that the bonds we made at Penn State and the memories we have of Alpha Mu Chapter ar

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THE PERFECT PI KAPPA PHI WEEKEND

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After a year of self-isolation, many alumni brothers are excited to plan trips back to Penn State to reconnect with old friends and relive the glory days this fall. What has you excited about the return to campus (and to normalcy)?  With the start of school just around the corner, we laid out some tips and tricks for

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HAVE YOU GIVEN BACK IN THE LAST 5 YEARS?

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Every year, Pi Kappa Phi alumni show an enormous amount of support for Alpha Mu Chapter. This month, we’re breaking down our contributions over the last 5 years. Here’s the breakdown: 

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ALPHA MU CHAPTER SCORECARD

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Each semester, Penn State releases a Greek Community Scorecard which shows a snapshot of key measures for each chapter. These were Alpha Mu's Chapter’s stats for Fall 2020 outlined below. Congrats to the chapter on a successful semester!

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THE BENEFITS OF BROTHERHOOD

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As you know, being a part of a fraternity offers more than just a social experience—as Brothers we gained a sense of community, a place to call home, preparation for post-grad life, and the life-changing, lifelong benefits of friendship, leadership and shared values.   What do 85% of the executives of Fortune 500 co

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PENN STATE HOMECOMING 2021

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It’s time to start planning to truly reconnect with our Brothers once again, live and in person.   Mark your calendar now for Penn State Homecoming 2021: October 17 - 23  More details will be shared as soon as they are available, but it’s not too early to start making your travel plans.  In the m

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DON’T MISS THIS YEAR’S HONOR ROLL: LAST CHANCE TO ADD YOUR NAME

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If there was ever a time that Pi Kappa Phi could benefit from your support and a strong show of alumni giving, it’s now. Our giving year began in September 2020 and will be closing soon. Your donations are vital to our efforts to maintain connections among our alumni and sustain the values of leadership and service that lives in all

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CHAPTER ETERNAL: AXEL SWANSON III ’54

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Axel Swanson III '54 into chapter Eternal. We want to extend our deepest sympathies to Axel's family, friends, and loved ones. Thanks to Sue, Axel's daughter, for writing this touching tribute to him below: "Unfortunately, my father, Axel Swanson I

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SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

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Our class of 2021 is nearing graduation and getting ready to join the world’s best alumni brotherhood. We recently heard from one of our amazing seniors, Tom Sottile. Learn more about Tom, and see what he had to say about THON below. Tom Sottile is a senior Finance major in the Smeal College of Business who

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BE A PART OF THE CONVERSATION!

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For many of us, Pi Kappa Phi is the source of most of our great Penn State memories. For this reason, we want to hear from YOU! Keep the conversation going with your brothers and tell us what Pi Kappa Phi meant to you. See below what some of your fellow alumni brothers had to say in response to recent surveys.  “I think the

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ALUMNI UPDATE: HAL MILLER ’61

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We recently got an update from our very own brother Hal Miller '61! Here is what he had to say I am now living on Nantucket Island, MA

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DONORS BY DECADE

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We want to take a moment to thank our alumni brothers represented in the all-time donor table for their annual fund contributions and campaign pledges. The all-time donor chart includes any brother who has given back at some point since leaving campus. If you’re interested in how your decade has performed in all-time gi

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PI KAPPA PHI SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

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The David D. Morgan “Extra Mile” National Program is a scholarship that is awarded to Pi Kappa Phi undergraduate students who are not only excelling in the classroom but for those who go “the extra mile” in all they do.  We are very excited to announce that Brother Thomas Sottile was a recipient of th

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2021 PI KAPPA PHI PENN STATE ALUMNI EVENT CALENDAR!

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With vaccines being distributed, Penn State Pi Kapp alumni can’t wait to get back together in 2021! Are you planning anything fun? Whether it’s a tailgate, happy hour, backyard BBQ, or just another virtual reunion, we want to know about it.  CLICK HERE to let us know what you

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PHOTO FLASHBACK: ALPHA MU IN 1960

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'60s brothers: get ready for a blast from the past. Check out this shot; doesn’t this 1960 Penn State Pi Kapp hangout look far out? Here’s some 1960 trivia that’ll take you right back:  Penn State Football: The Nittany Lions had a record of 7-3, beat Oregon in the Liberty Bowl 41-12, and outscored their opponents

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