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Golden Scroll Fraternity Journal Pi Kappa Phi ~ Eta Beta Volume V, Issue I

Indiana State University

December 8, 2009

Terre Haute ramp build a great success for chapter On Saturday December 5 of select Brothers with some building and deck. The Brothers as a whole this year, 15 men of Eta Beta, despite experience from work or other pro- enjoyed the second ramp build probelow freezing temperatures and an jects, we were able to listen to direc- ject. We will continue to work with early wake up the Will Center call as we pull of Terre Haute to into study week, assist them with went to contheir efforts to struct an accesma k e Terre sible ramp for a Haute more aclocal man in cessible for loneed. cals. W i t h Associate materials being Evan Shortridge provided by The had the followWill Center of ing to say about Terre Haute, the his first ramp Brothers atbuild project, tacked the pro“See ing ject with enthuhow much buildsiasm and willing the ramp can ing spirits to make such a difhelp a local man ference showed become more me how much mobile around we really take his own house. for granted every With an Photo provided by Christopher Allen day. Being able early morning BROTHERS POSE on the newly built deck and ramp constructed for a Terre Haute local with a to play a sport, arrival at 10:30 right leg prosthetic to improve his mobility and quality of life. go for a jog, or and a temperaeven walking ture of 25 degrees, Brothers surveyed tion from them and make the proper down a set of stairs without ease, the area and split into teams to begin decisions. made me think how much it would Without stopping for a break the foundation and deck frame. With help just to have a ramp to leave my assistance from members of the Will and continued work as temperatures own house. Not only that it was just a Center, the project gradually took peaked at 37 degrees, Brothers con- fun time to hang out with the brothshape once the frame was set to its tinued to work together and install ers. it was a good bonding activity foundation and the deck topping the railings and ramp onto the deck. and I'm sure we all had a blast helpcompleted. While the majority of the When 4:30 in the afternoon rolled ing someone who is less fortunate, Brothers have little experience in around, the Brothers were able to and all we did was put some pieces of construction, with help from a few pose on the newly constructed ramp wood together.� 1


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Tricycle derby and Sycamore Sync, mad dash for the gold The annual homeThe change in- positive and (jokingly) “The team really coming week was another creased competition on the negative reinforcement. came together this year and great round of events for traditional Trike race When it comes to Home- worked hard during pracEta Beta to compete on among other competitions coming over all I was tice and out of practice. As campus for the title of on campus. Eta Beta, as greatly surprised on how usual we always feel like champion. This year the well as other Greeks, met well we did. 4th in float is we are doing much better chapter was than the year paired with before and the fine ladies always seem of Gamma to come up Phi Beta who just a little worked toshort of exgether with pectations.” the Brothers “Homecoming in all events. went awesome T h e this year! We t r ad it io n a l had one of the Indiana State best showings homecoming that I rememwas done ber. I was in slightly difcharge of the ferent this Air Band peryear than it formance has been in which was past years. changed to T he new Sycamore Brian Candlish Sync this year. President , Daniel Brad- BROTHERS AT tent city pose after a busy week of homecoming activities. With a great alumni Our pairing ley, had re- turn out we look forward to continuing the tradition year round. Gamma Phi q u e s t e d Beta, was very homecoming involve more the challenge and were able a great feat on its own. The excited about being with students on the campus. come in fourth overall. Gamma Phi Beta's were a us. We placed fourth overThe effects on the Greek Chapter response to great pairing and really all, and were happy with life were marginal, but this year’s homecoming, helped out when we needed our performance. Our float change to a long time tradi- along with changes to pro- them.” looked professionally built tion on campus was noticed cedure, were positive. We are also ex- this year and we had a blast with some opposition. B r o t he r J u s t i n tremely grateful for the building it! We are looking Homecoming com- Steele had the following to work of Alumni Initiate forward to spring week and petition this year was open say, Brad Ulery, who built a doing even better, going for to both Greek and non“When it comes to new Trike for the chapter our first win!”, commented Greek competition, Eta the Trike race I was disap- that meets all standards, is Brother Doug Gehrke. Beta was going up against pointed to finish where we more ergonomic, and We continue to other organizations like the did but proud of the work lighter than the trike pur- work hard to work towards United States Air Force we put into it. The racers chased last year. Brother a big win for Homecoming Reserve Officer Training we had kept practice inter- Matthew Ulery also com- next year. Thank you for Corps and Residential Life esting and pushed each mented on how he felt the alumni for your support Association. other to better, with both Homecoming this year, and see you next year!. 2


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Epsilon associate class holds great push fundraiser The Epsilon associ- Omicron Pi, Alpha Phi, teams tried their best to help referee the games. ate class of Eta Beta held a Delta Gamma, Chi Omega claim the trophy. The active Brothers successful Push America (Winning Team), Tau Brother Cody Parks had nothing but great feedevent December 3 back to say about of this year in the event. Brother preparation for their Isaac Hart had the initiation January 22 following to say, next year. A re“Like every quirement for every Associate class we initiate class of Eta have, Epsilon was Beta, Epsilon Class’ r espo ns ible fo r Push America fundforming their own raising event was a Push America event. Visual Impairment The difference beVolleyball tournatween the first ment. classes and Epsilon W it h 11 is that Epsilon took teams competing for the bar above and the champion trobeyond what had phy, a women's ever been done bebracket played for fore, and set a new the final round goal for future against the men's classes. The Volleybracket for the final Christopher Allen ball tournament was round. Of the 11 THE GAME was played with sheets over the net to reduce responsive time in the game. planned, organized, teams were an acand ran by Epsilon tive Pi Kappa Phi team and Kappa Epsilon, Alpha and Sierra Sweasy of Al- class, with a help from a an associate team. In the Kappa Psi, aviation majors, pha Sigma Alpha, employ- few actives.” end just over $600 was and resident hall associa- ees with Recreational We look forward to raised. Other teams were tion. The competition con- sports with Indiana State the initiation of our newest six members from Alpha tinued for three hours as volunteered their time to class January 22.

Letter from the Historian

New Executive Council As the year comes to a wonderful end, we conclude the year with customary chapter elections. I am proud to provide for you the new Executive Council for the Eta Beta chapter.

Dear Alumni: I want to thank all the alumni for their support through everything we’ve done this semester. A great shout out to Adam English for providing essentially all of the Homecoming supplies this year. As I leave the role of Historian, I will continue to be the Alumni Relations chairman. It has been a pleasure working will all of you over the last year and I look forward to seeing you over the Spring semester and hope we can reach the rest of our alumni base. Happy Holidays for all and safe travels wherever your journeys take you.

Archon—Cody Parks Vice Archon—Doug Gehrke Treasurer—Curt Bromm Secretary—Matthew Ulery Warden—Josh Scott Historian—Isaac Hart Chaplain—Keith Gettelfinger

Christopher Allen, #122, Historian 3


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Brothers Alsup and Allen serve for Push America Building leaders of ferent man than when they commented on what he from the trip was more tomorrow by serving peo- left. Brother Alsup’s rea- took from his experience, than construction, more ple with disabilities today. son to do The Journey of “I learned that we than how to conduct a This mission statement was Hope was, should be thankful for what friendship visit well, and exemplified this past sum“The main reason I we have and what we can more than working well mer when Brother Travis decided to do the event do. We met a lot of people with others. What I learned Alsup cycled the Journey was because I saw how over the summer that I cannot put into words, but of Hope North route and much of an impact it had couldn't do everyday tasks I’ve found out what FraterBrother Christonity means.” pher Alle n commented joined the Build Brother Allen. America team. For indiTheir journeys viduals considstarted June 9 ering doing a and July 1 in summer event, San Francisco, the advice was California and clear from both Cleveland, Ohio Brother Alsup r e s p e c t i v e l y. a nd A l l e n, They would “SIGN UP!” eventually end Brot her their extraordiAlsup described nary summers in what he, and Washington DC others would on the Capitol agree, means to law August 15 be a Pi Alpha, in what would “Pi Albe the conclupha means that sion for an unI was one of the forgettable sumlucky members mer. of Pi Kappa Phi Ann Collins T h e that had a BROTHERS ALSUP and Allen pose in front of the Capitol after a long summer dedicated to Push Journey of Hope chance to help would travel America and people with disabilities. others for a along the north of the our fellow brothers. They without the assistance of summer. It is also a group United States and cover seem to have come back others. It really puts it in of people that can share over 3,800 miles. Build from each event a better perspective and trying to their experiences with one America started in Cleve- and more rounded person.” explain the experiences another because it's hard land and would weave B r o t h e r A l l e n doesn't do justice com- for someone to grasp the through the Midwest visit- shared the same sentiment, pared to the real thing.” experiences from these ing six camps and building “Brothers coming What both Brothers events that haven't done accessible structures for back from summer events learned, and what most Pi one.” camps. had an awesome impact on Alphas learn, through their We are proud of the Every Brother from their lives. It was clear they events, is that is extremely Brothers for representing Eta Beta that has come had returned from their difficult to put the trips Eta Beta with excellence back from a Push America trips as a new person.” into words. with Push America and event has come back a dif“What I learned dedicating their summer. Brother Alsup also 4


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Second annual No Boundaries Week reaches campus Eta Beta chapter held our Sec- the first portion of their meal with it. were also numerous parents of Brothond Annual No Boundaries Week In attendance was the Chief Execu- ers who were in town for our second October 29 to November 3 which tive Officer of Push America, Chad annual Parents Day which was at a brought campus wide local park earlier that day. attention to Pi Kappa The Brotherhood Phi and Push America. as a whole was impressed With a base plan of with how the week went. how successful our last “No Boundaries No Boundaries Week Week went quite well. went last year, we While we could always could only improve raise more money, I think upon it. that our main goal of raisThe scaffold sit ing awareness and prowas the primary attenmoting the name of Push tion grabber for the America was accomweek, with two Brothplished. We had our spot ers on top of the scafright in the middle of fold in the center of campus and by the end of campus all week. the week we became a Other fund raisfixture of campus life! No ing activities included boundaries week was also Pie-a-Pi-Kapp in which a great way for the associanyone could pie a ate members to get inmember for a minimum volved and also for the donation of $1. We had actives to get to know a 24 hour Bike-a-Thon them as well. People on in which two Brothers campus were definitely were always on a bicyinterested on what we cle mounted to a stawere doing. I think with tionary trainer provided our presence on the scafby Alpha Tau Omega fold for 100+ hours we and Pi Kappa Alpha for really showed campus our our event. dedication and no doubt One day was proved what Pi Kappa Phi also dedicated to a is all about.” round of Disability corn By the end of the hole in which volunweek we had raised just teers could donate a over $600 for Push Amerminimum donation of Emily Durcholz ica through donations on $1 to participate in a BROTHERS STAND proud in front of the scaffold at the fountain on campus campus. We continue to corn hole round with a after sitting on top of it for 107 hours, Monday to Friday. plan for improved No blind fold on or the use Boundaries Week next of non dominate arm. At the conclu- Coltrane, who gave a moving speech year and will always be accepting sion of the event we also held our on the importance of disability donations which can be put towards third annual Empathy Dinner where awareness not just on college cam- Push America. We thank all parties participates were given a disability puses, but nation wide. for their support in raising awareness and were encouraged to eat through In attendance at the event for people with disabilities. 5


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Lost Alumni Peter York John Murray Brian Lonneman Patrick Shavloske Shannon Johnson Brent Reynolds Edward Hunger Brian Asbury James Stanley Thomas Lawalin Daniel Cummings Rodney Davis Scott Rudolph Robert Hensley Christopher Edwards Charles Tetrick Douglas Moon Rodney Crawfod Ronald Kowalski Michael McPheeters Steven Young Kenneth McVey Donald Crowder Allan Oxley John Keller Jason Deaner David Holmes Timothy Nees Michael Davis Bob Taylor Steven Ritchey Christopher Lasley Larry Hayes Michael Bones Mark Baker Christopher Hooe Curtis Carr Christopher neeley Peter Fisher Jason Swanson

Active Brothers

Danny miller Gregory Tabor James Chumley Robert Cochran Thomas Pitts Joshua Sroufe Larry Cowan Jeffrey Cox Anthony Guevara Jason Childress David Swaidner Christopher Sparenberg Andrew Guevara Nathan Nelson

Chase Gray-Finance Travis Alsup—Aviation Technology Mike Morahn-History Donald Cochran-Criminology Ben Coe-Insurance and Risk Management Christopher Allen-Aviation Technology & Aerospace Administration Brian Candlish-Aviation Administration Nathan Tiernan-Aviation Technology & Business Administration Eric Gettelfinger-Insurance and Risk Management Daniel Holbach-Mechanical Engineering Technology Brandon Hunter-Insurance and Risk Management Matthew Leistner-Criminology Justin Steele-Nursing Lyle Nolcox-Electronics Technology Randel Dorman-Criminology Isaac Hart-Social Studies Education Trevor Jennings-Operations Management Cody Parks-Management Joshua Scott-Life Science Moses Sorsor-Accounting Robert Craven-Aerospace Administration Justin Reynolds-Public Relations Matthew Ulery-Aviation Technology Keith Gettelfinger-Management & marketing Matthew Dessuit-Aviation Technology & Graduate Human Resources Benjamin Delacruz-Aviation Technology Douglas Gehrke-Business Administration & operations Management Curt Bromm-Accounting & Finanace & Business Administration

If you are in contact with any of these alumni, please have them contact the local chapter so we can expand our alumni base. Have them email the Historian at etabetapkp@gmail.com and we would love to upgrade our records. Some names are also missing from this list, if you can fill in any blanks please let us know so we can keep everyone up to date. Witho ut yo ur help we cannot reach out to our 1991 chapter base and get them back into touch with the This is a complete list of the current Active body Brotherhood of Pi of the Eta Beta chapter. If you can provide job asKappa Phi. sistance it would be appreciated. 6


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Eta Beta - Fall 2009