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jason Sto/arczyk

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MANAGING EDITOR

It's what's in

a name

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any buildings, especially those that adorn the academic backdrops of college campuses across the country, tend to blend together: "castle-looking"; "that dome building"; "the one with the plaza." But take those same buildings, and give them an identity-a nameand they become as alive as the people they were named after. So that always begs the inquisitive person to question whether they know that building's namesake. Was he a great scholar, a published scientist or a famous business man? Then, was he a Pi Kappa Phi? The following buildings were forever immortalized with the names of Pi Kapps who have had a significant impact in their related careers. These men were true builders of themselves, and were so honored with the houses they created.

Lynn. Mark is the vice chairman of the board of Publix Super Markets Inc. The over 30,000-square-foot center was designed to accommodate the "whole person," according to the Hollises. The center includes a 2,500 square-foot fitness room; aerobic/dance studio; Olympic size pool; student lounge; a game room with eight pool tables, air hockey, pinball machines, fooseball, darts, video games and a large screen 1V; and a student resource room including healthfwellness materials, leadership materials and other resources. The most visible feature of the new building is a bronze, C-toned, 575 pound Victory Bell set in a tower over 43 feet high. An inscription on the bell reads, "Victory comes from doing your best." Rinker Field House

Stetson University

As part of the Hollis Center, the Rinker Field House adds a perfect compliment to the main building, thanks to fellow Chi alumnus M.E. Rinker Sr. The Field House includes an NCAAsize basketball court (or two high school size courts) along with spectator seating. The gleaming wood court also can be used for volleyball and badminton and to stage student entertainment events.

Hollis Center

Gowen Hall

Stetson University

University of Washington

On Feb. 7, 1998, the Hollis Center at Stetson University opened its doors for the first time, thanks to the $4 .3 million contribution by Mark Hollis (Stetson - Chi) and his wife

The renaming of 1932 Condon Hall to Gowen Hall was in remembrance of Herbert H. Gowen (Washington- Alpha Delta) who was the leading intellectual on the campus,

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K A P P A PH I p I Mark E. Timmes esigning and constructing an opera- Fraternally yours, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER \~,, .. · Stephen Whitby (I...

1998_4_Fall  

K A P P A PH I p I Mark E. Timmes esigning and constructing an opera- Fraternally yours, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER \~,, .. · Stephen Whitby (I...