Actives Hold Elections for Next Semester

The actives held elections for the upcoming semester this evening. Here are the results: Supreme Council – Ryan Belbey ’15, Arjun Chavern ’15, Brian Hatcher ’16, Zach Yakel ’17, and Sean Carey ’17 House Manager – Rob Orban ’16 Risk Manager – Sam Waddell ’17 Pledgemaster – Sean Sanford ’16 Rush Chairman – Pat Ducey ’17 Assistant Rush Chairman – Zach Yakel ’17 and Brian Hatcher ’16 Social Chairman – Sean Sanford ’16 Assistant Social Chairman – Ryan Belbey ’15 and Zach Yakel ’17 Scholarship Chairman – Craig Fitzgerald ’16 Philanthropy Chairman – Michael Scocozza ’16 Sports Chairman – Sam Waddell ’17 Sober D Chairman – Nathaniel Haskell ’14 IT Chairman – Daniel Bruce ’16 Steward – Daniel Bruce ’16 and Rob Orban ’16 Chef – Ryan Belbey ’15, James Jakobek ’15, Arjun Chavern ’15, and Daniel Bruce ’16 Milkman – Nicholas Davis ’17

It was decided during the semester that officers will hold calendar year terms. For reference the officers, which therefore hold office until December, are:

President – Joshua Dugas ’15 Vice President – Alec Vogel ’16 Secretary – Brian Hatcher ’16 Corresponding Secretary – Craig Fitzgerald ’16 Historian – Daniel Bruce ’16 Sergeant-at-Arms – Rob Orban ’16

The position of treasurer will be held by Zach Yakel ’17, as former treasurer Michael Scocozza  ’16 has elected to live out of the house in the fall.

Pi Chapter News

Here's a message from Frank to the email list. If you did not get the email, kindly let us know.  

Hello Brothers…

I’d like to borrow just a few moments of your time with a few reminders / announcements:

1) Mailings - You should have received the ouRPI and Alumni Weekend postcard reminder in the mail over the last few months. If you don’t recall seeing those, please send me your current mailing address and I’ll check it against our database. An online copy of the last ouRPI can be found here:

2) Alumni Weekend 2013 is not far off! April 26th – 28th ! I’ve included the schedule for your reference at the end of this email. Please make your reservations soon @ the Hilton Garden Inn – use Group Code ZPAR to get the $109 rate – don’t delay. Also, online registration is OPEN at the following URL: The upcoming ouRPI will also have details and a paper registration form as well.

3) Facebook – like our page if you haven’t already! URL is: You’ll find a ton of photos that have been uploaded and grouped into albums.

4) Donations – as always, your donations are an important part of sustaining the Pi Chapter. Brother Harvey Poppel ’58 has once again posed a challenge by matching any amount over $50 given by a member of the Class of 1997 or later. Please consider taking advantage of his generous offer!!! Visit:

ALUMNI WEEKEND 2013 – APR 26th – 28th


FRIDAY, APRIL 26TH 4PM: Golf at Brunswick Greens 6PM: Happy Hour at the Recovery Room 9PM: AW Kickoff, Open Bar, and Bowling! Uncle Sam’s Lanes, 600 Fulton Street, Troy

SATURDAY, APRIL 27TH 10AM: Annual Business Meeting at the Chapter House 12PM: BBQ at the Chapter House 2PM: Soccer Tournament at the Armory 6PM: Cocktail Hour at the Hilton Garden Inn 7PM: Banquet at the Hilton Garden Inn

SUNDAY, APRIL 28TH 10AM: Brunch at the Chapter House 12PM: Photos and Goodbyes at the Chapter House

That’s it for now! The next ouRPI should be arriving in your mailboxes within a week, so keep an eye out for that as well, and hope to see you at Alumni Weekend!

In Tau Kappa Phi…. Frank Harrington ‘91

Pi Zetes and Recruits Compete in Famous Lunch Hot Dog-Eating Contest

This afternoon, actives and recruits alike competed in the first-ever Famous Lunch Hot Dog-Eating Contest. Here are the standings:

Joey Tripodo '15 - 22 dawgs Oskar Ramirez '14 - 21.2 dawgs Nate Haskell '14 - 15 dawgs Arjun Chavern '15 - 13 dawgs Frank Myers (Recruit) - 12 dawgs Dan Kaczmarek (Recruit) - 10 dawgs

Great job to all who participated!


Old Photos Being Archived

If you like us on Facebook, you may see that we've uploaded several pictures from the 1980s. We have several old photo albums that we have begun scanning and posting. They will also be stored at as uncompressed files so you can download them if you want. If you want to help caption or identify the pictures, contact us here or at Of course, let us know if you have old pictures that we can archive!

All Alumni Weekend Photos Now Available!!

All of the Alumni Weekend photos are now available at the following link:

You can order prints of any picture in virtually any size for a reasonable cost. Also, you can download the electronic versions for free by following the directions:

The photos will also be posted to our Flickr account in the near future.

Alumni Weekend Recap!

Wow! What a weekend. There's way too much to write about in a single post, so we'll be posting numerous times throughout the week to recap our great reunion. While you wait for our crack team of authors to properly document the event, you can sate your appetite for memories by visiting Daniel D. Bruce Photography for exclusive pictures of the event. Dan was all over Troy this weekend and took hundreds of photos of you all. The best ones have been uploaded to his website for you to view and purchase if you'd like keepsakes. He should have all of the photos uploaded by mid-week, so keep checking back. Of course, we'll announce when all of them have been uploaded.

Soon, we will also post the photos to our Flickr account!

Tons of New Pictures Posted!

Greg Mummah '12 uploaded a bunch of new pictures. They include photos of the following: 2010 New Orleans Convention 2011 Spring Break (a bunch of brothers road-trippped together) Various pictures from the 2010/2011 academic year

Also, Jim Ljunglin '57 provided a lot of REALLY old pictures from throughout the years. They can be viewed here:

If you have old pictures that you'd like to share, contact Mike Bruce to have them uploaded!