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Apr 29 2015

Alumni Weekend Recap

Hey all! Alumni Weekend 2015 was incredible. Photos will be posted to www.facebook.com/pizetes soon, but for now, we did a text recap. Thanks to all of those who helped put this together. If you want to help us improve future Alumni Weekends, take our survey! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/pizetes2015 And now, without further adieu… Friday Friday kicked off …

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Jan 07 2014

Telecommunications Project Progressing

The house is currently installing new Ethernet and coaxial wiring to each bedroom in an effort to modernize the telecommunications capabilities of the chapter. Pictures of the effort can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.679158298772116.1073741837.160736730614278&type=1 The far wing is almost complete. The near wing should be completed by the end of the week, and the rest of …

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Dec 09 2013

Major Donation Received!

We have some shocking news! An anonymous donor has just stepped forward and donated $25,000 towards the cost of the sprinkler project. This means we’ve raised $45,000 towards the project – 75% of the total! We are so fortunate to have such generous and caring alumni. Thank you to everyone!

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Nov 13 2013

Sprinkler Installation: Almost Complete!

An email came today via Jim Ljunglin ’57, Jay Webb ’61, and Chris Geer of Albany Fire Protection detailing that we’re very close to having a complete fire sprinkler system! The installer built the riser, drain, and fire department connection yesterday, and it’s planned that the dry system/anti-freeze loop will be built and tied in …

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Aug 23 2013

At the House After a Summer

Editor’s note: The following was written by Alpha Sigma Sean Sanford ’16. There will be regular updates from Sean and possibly Delta Dan Bruce ’16, and they will be posted on this site. If you would like to learn more about any of the updates, contact Dan at *protected email*. After a long summer, the …

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Aug 15 2013

Update No. 3: Sprinkler Installation

An email came down from above today, from Chris Geer at Albany Fire Protection, Inc., via Jay Webb ’61. Here’s where the project stands:  Two workers are currently installing pipe at the house. The main supply pipe in the wing is complete, running from the kitchen to wing head. All of the piping on the …

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Aug 06 2013

Update No. 2: Sprinkler Installation

An email sent to directors and actives from Jim Ljunglin ’57 provided an update on the fire sprinkler project. Some points are listed below: Work began this morning, August 6. Dan, the installer, is running 2 1/2″ pipe from the communications room behind the kitchen, over the ice maker, and down the wing. After the …

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Aug 01 2013

Update: Sprinkler Installation

A permit has been issued for the internal work of the fire sprinkler project. Work on this phase is slated to begin on Monday. Another update should be out sometime next week. Check back often!

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Jun 27 2013

Sprinkler Work Progressing

The fire service has been installed in Belle Avenue. Now, the work inside our house begins. Pictures can be found below, and more news is soon to come! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.583317781689502.1073741830.160736730614278&type=3

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Jun 22 2013

Sprinkler Progress!

We only have verbal updates from Troy regarding the sprinkler installation, but we hope pictures are coming soon. The street excavation commenced this week. A medium-size backhoe dug the hole in the street and put the earth in a big dump truck. Both these are parked in the street overnight with traffic cones channeling cars …

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Apr 25 2013

Preparing the House for Alumni Weekend


This evening, the actives and the pledges put a few finishing touches on the house, including moving all of the furniture out of the living room and vacuuming. Here, some dirt spots are touched up in the living room. Take a look!

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Apr 06 2013

Actives Do a Little Spring Cleaning


This morning, the Actives (and pledge Bryant Rosato ’16) cleaned up a bit around the property. Here, Brothers James Jakobek ’15 and Arjun Chavern ’15 rake pine needles and leaves behind The Wing.

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Mar 31 2013

Recent Improvements to the Wing


The Wing has been completely painted, and over the weekend, composites were hung up. Take a look!

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Mar 13 2013

Zetes Crush RPI’s Fire and Life Safety Inspection

The house was recently inspected by a member of RPI’s staff for fire protection and life safety issues. We are proud to report that we earned 274 out of 289 points for a score of 95%. The chapter missed a perfect score only because a risk management meeting on campus was missed. Great job by …

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Nov 02 2012

Property Documents Scanned and Uploaded

We recently scanned and collated all of Jay Webb’s documents dating back to the 1980s. This is a similar effort to what we did with Jim Ljunglin’s files last year. They are posted online at brothers.pizetes.org. The Property folder was completely reorganized as part of this effort. Let us know if things are not intuitive …

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