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The Texas Chi
THE NEW SITE WILL ALLOW ALUMNI, STUDENTS, AND VOLUNTEERS ALIKE TO COMMUNICATE EASILY
New Sigma Phi Epsilon Texas Chi Website! After almost a year without a proper website, the Texas Chi Chapter at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi can continue there excellence in the greek community by having the most functional and desired website of all greek life. Communication is the key the a well functioning undergrad chapter and Alumni Association. Some of the features of the new website include personal profiles for each member, the ability to pay dues and collect donations safely and securely, send quick and easy mass emails to alumni and undergrads, and a fully functional editor to keep the website looking its best throughout the ages. This website will be a key way for alumni and volunteers to communicate with each other and to keep in contact with the chapter. Check out the website at www.TexasChi.org
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HOMECOMING PAGE 5
ALUMNI CORNER ALUMNI EXPANSION PROGRAM PAGE 6
MEMORABLE PHOTOS FROM SEMESTER “Burning of the I” during Homecoming week Team Underg rad vs Alumni
ZTA/SigEp 5$ Prom
Fall 2009 Bid day
CURRENT STATISTICS | SIGEP GPA: 2.78 SPRING GOAL: 3.0 SIGEP MANPOWER: 43 FALL GOAL: 70 ACCOUNT BALANCE : 6,000+ FALL GOAL: 10,000+ ACTIVE ALUMNI: <10 FALL GOAL: >30
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EXECUTIVE BOARD PR E SI D E N T
NAME: JACOB KACIR MAJOR: KINESIOLOGY POSITIONS HELD: MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT BIO: I AM A JUNIOR KINESIOLOGY STUDENT. I PLAN ON GAINING UNDERGRAD DEGREE AND ATTEND PHYSICAL THERAPY SCHOOL.
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NAME: STEPHEN SLUBAR MAJOR: BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES, CHEMISTRY MINOR POSITIONS HELD: COMMUNICATIONS BIO: JUNIOR BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE MAJOR, FROM CORPUS CHRISTI,TX. PLANS TO ATTEND PHARMACY SCHOOL AFTER GRADUATION. CURRENTLY INVOLVED IN INTERFRATERNITY COUNCIL AS VP FINANCE, ALOHA DAYS, AND PHYSICS CLUB PRESIDENT.
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NAME: CURTIS BRUST MAJOR: BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES POSITIONS HELD: BIO: IM A SENIOR BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE STUDENT. I WILL BE GOING TO PARKER CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGE IN THE FALL, RECEIVING TWO BACHELORS DEGREES IN THE PROCESS OF OBTAINING MY DC.
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NAME: JON MIDDLETON MAJOR: BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES POSITIONS HELD: RECRUITMENT BIO: IM A JUNIOR BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE STUDENT. I WILL RECEIVING AN UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE IN FORENSIC SCIENCES AND PURSUING A MASTERS DEGREE IN EDUCATION
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NAME: MICHAEL R. GARCIA MAJOR: CRIMINAL JUSTICE POSITIONS HELD: REC SPORTS CHAIR BIO: IM A SENIOR IN SCIENCE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PLAN TO JOIN A FEDERAL AGENCY AFTER GRADUATION.
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NAME: CODY TORNO MAJOR: BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES POSITIONS HELD: RECRUITMENT BIO: IM A JUNIOR BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES STUDENT. I PLAN ON GAINING UNDERGRAD DEGREE AND MOVE ON TO GAIN PHD IN BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING.
Sigma Phi Epsilon Dominates Greek Awards During this years Greek Awards Ceremony that recognized chapters for their excellence in the 2009 calendar year Sigma Phi Epsilon flourished. We were recognized with 3
G R EE K M A N O F THE YEAR JAKE KACIR WAS HONORED WITH THE GREEK MAN AWARD F O R H I S E F F O RT S I N T H E GREEK COMMUNITY AS EXTERNAL FOR INTER F R AT E R N A L C O U N C I L , & MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT.
awards, Greek Man of the year, most Improved New Member GPA, and The Chapter Excellence Award.
SIGEP SHOWED THERE DOMINATION IN THE GREEK COMMUNITY WITH THE CHAPTER EXCELLENCE AWARD Another accomplishment during the evening was that 4 brothers were accepted into Order of Omega, the most out of any chapter on campus.
CH A PTE R E XCE L LE N CE THE CHAPTER EXCELLENCE AWARD TO GIVEN THE THE CHAPTER THAT DOMINATES THE GREEK COMMUNITY IN COMMUNITY SERVICE, GPA AVERAGE, BROTHERHOOD, AND P H I L A N T H RO P Y. AS WE CONTINUE TO PERFECT ALL OF THESE AREAS IN HOPES OF BECOMING BALANCED MEN WE EXPECT TO RECEIVE MANY MORE EXCELLENCE AWARDS
M O ST I M PROVE D GPA IN TEXAS CHI THE TREND HAS SHOWN THAT AS MEMBERS PROCEED THROUGH THERE TIME WITH SIGMA PHI EPSILON ALL ASPECTS OF THERE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE IMPROVE, INCLUDING GRADE POINT AVERAGE.
Homecoming Rules did not Hamper SigEp Fun! Homecoming 2010 was surely one of participated in all events including the the least anticipated homecomings of homecoming parade but came up sort in the last four years due to the in the standings. The theme for 2010 homecoming committee drastically was “Welcome to the jungle” and our
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changing the rules for tailgating. Some float not only competed but considered of the changes included the University the best fraternity float in years! The Police Department patrolling the sororities won over the judges however tailgate, No sale of alcoholic beverages and took the gold. Next year we look was permitted, and no common to beat this years success’s by involving sources of alcohol such as kegs. All of alumni and winning homecoming spirt these were allowed the following years awards. but nonetheless Sigma Phi Epsilon
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showed our colors proudly by hosting the largest tailgate that covered more than 1/3 of the greek tailgating parking lot. We welcomed visitors with BBQ and live DJ courtesy of DJ Mike Mo. As you know with Homecoming comes the week long Homecoming Spirit competition. Sigma Phi Epsilon
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THE THEME WAS CALLED “WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE”
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ALUMNI CORNER Alumni Expansion Program promises to bring better communication between Undergrad, Volunteer and Alumni As with any young Sigma Phi Epsilon Chapter, it is difficult to create a concrete system that involves alumni and volunteers with the undergraduate chapter. However the Texas Chi Chapter is growing ever closer to its tenth year of dominance at the Texas A&M University Corpus Christi campus and believes we need the input and guidance of a strong AVC. The VP of Communications and the current District Gover nor, Bill McClausland have developed an Expansion program that focusâ€™s on the basics to regain the alumni connections that were lost over the years. To start, we have created a new and improved website that allows Alumni and Undergraduates alike to communicate with each other at any given time and allows Alumni that have moved out of the South Texas community an opportunity to reconnect with lost brothers and stay involved with the local chapter. The second aspect that
is critical to the expansion process is word of mouth. We ask that all alumni search through old contacts and old phone cards to contact brothers from there years here at TAMUCC. With those details in mind it is not only important to reconnect Alumni but revitalize there interest in the chapter through events such as Texas Chi Founding Day, Homecoming, National Founders Day, and other Alumni events. As of now we are currently setting up for our Local Founding Day event which will be held Sunday Sept 12th, 2010 and an Alumni Meet & greet during our Fall recruitment on Sept 15th
DISTRICT GOVERNOR WILL BE WORKING CLOSELY WITH CHAPTER TO EXPAND AVC AND ALUMNI BASE
FA L L R E CRU I T M E N T / F O U N D E R S DAY ON WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2010 THE TEXAS CHI CHAPTER OF SIGMA PHI EPSILON WILL BE HALF WAY THROUGH FALL RECRUITMENT. ALSO FOR THE FIRST TIME WE WILL BE HOSTING AN ALUMNI MEET AND GREET ALONG WITH AN ALUMNI WEEKEND/BID DAY CELEBRATION! PLEASE SAVE THE DATE AND SPREAD THE WORD BECAUSE IT WILL BE A TIME TO CELEBRATE OUR PAST AS WELL AS OUR FUTURE.
D E CE M BE R 1 ST - WOR L D A I D S DAY ON DECEMBER FIRST WE WILL BE TEAMING UP WITH THE COUNSELING CENTER, MALE HEALTH CLINIC AND CAMDEN MIRAMAR TO HOST SIGEP’S 1ST ANNUAL WORLD AIDS AWARENESS WEEK. EVENTS WILL INCLUDE LIVE BAND, AWARENESS WALK, FREE AIDS TESTING, BBQ AND MUCH MORE. THE COMMITTEES GOAL AS OF NOW IS TO RAISE 5000 DOLLARS FOR THE EVENT AND PROMOTE POSITIVE SIGEP IMAGE THROUGHOUT THE CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY
H O M E CO M I N G FEBRUARY 12, 2011 - THIS IS AN EARLY NOTICE BUT WE WILL BE HAVING AN ALUMNI COOKOUT BEFORE THE HOMECOMING GAME WITH ALL THE BROTHERS AND PARENTS THAT CAN MAKE IT. AS ALWAYS WE TRY TO HAVE THE LARGEST CROWD AND BRINGING OUT ALUMNI WILL STRENGTHEN TIES AND BRING BACK MEMORIES OF YOUR TIME AS AN UNDERGRAD IN THIS GREAT FRATERNITY.
Current Alumni With Updated Information • Francisco Aguilar • Ben Basquez
• Bert Perez • Mike Perry
• Daniel Buckley • Daniel Cortez
• Philip Powell • Thomas Reyna
• Jesse Dominguez • Michael Gutierrez
• Gary Rivera • James Rivera
• Eric Martinez • Jerahme Martinez
• Curtis Rock • Adrian Valdez
• Matt Martini • Armando Mendez
• Jose Velasquez
• Jesse Munoz
Please Refer Alumni That Are Not Listed Above