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2020 Rock Chapter Winners

Beta Beta (DePauw University)

The 2020 recognition marks Beta Beta Chapter’s first Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 24 collegiate members with a collective 3.31 GPA. 92% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 56% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Members averaged 42 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by the General Fraternity with several other awards in 2019-2020, including: Excellence in LEAD Phases I, II, III, IV, and All Chapter; Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; and for having the top IFC Chapter GPA on their campus for the Spring 2019 term.

Beta Theta (Auburn)

The 2020 recognition marks Beta Theta Chapter’s second consecutive Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 177 collegiate members with a collective 3.03 GPA. 88% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 10% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Members averaged 20 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by the General Fraternity with several other awards in 2019-2020, including: Excellence in LEAD Phase IV and All Chapter LEAD; Manpower Award for membership above 100 men; and Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value.

Delta Gamma (Columbia)

The 2020 recognition marks Delta Gamma Chapter’s second consecutive, and third overall, Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 53 collegiate members. 90% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 34% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Members averaged 55 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by Columbia’s Fraternity & Sorority Life office with the Most Outstanding Chapter Award in 2019-2020. The General Fraternity also honored Delta Gamma Chapter with several awards in 2019-2020, including: Excellence in LEAD Phases I, II, and III; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; and Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value.

Epsilon Pi (UCLA)

The 2020 recognition marks Epsilon Pi Chapter’s second Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 110 collegiate members, twice the average campus IFC chapter size. 82% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 19% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Members averaged 12 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by the General Fraternity with several other awards in 2019-2020, including: Manpower award for membership above 100 men; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value; and the Operational Excellence award.

Epsilon Xi (Mississippi)

The 2020 recognition marks Epsilon Xi Chapter’s second consecutive Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 264 collegiate members with a collective 3.09 GPA. 79% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 19% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Epsilon Xi Chapter raised $199,000 for charitable causes and members averaged 13 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by the General Fraternity with several other awards in 2019-2020, including: Manpower award for membership above 100 men; Excellence in LEAD Phase I (new member education program); Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; Excellence in Personal

Development and Membership Value; and the Operational Excellence award. Further, recent alumnus Paul Markos was honored as the Fraternity’s Man of the Year and an Alpha Alumni Chapter Affiliate (top 10 senior).

Eta Phi (Cal State LA)

The 2020 recognition marks Eta Phi Chapter’s first Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 58 collegiate members. 95% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 10% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Members averaged 15 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by the General Fraternity with several other awards in 2019-2020, including: Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value; and the Operational Excellence award.

Eta Rho (Western Kentucky)

The 2020 recognition marks Eta Rho Chapter’s first Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 70 collegiate members with a collective 2.88 GPA. 83% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 17% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Members averaged 16 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by its campus with awards for Most Improved IFC GPA, Greek Involvement, Chapter Development, Intramural Performance, and Scholastic Achievement. The General Fraternity also honored Eta Rho Chapter with several awards in 2019-2020, including: Excellence in All Chapter LEAD and LEAD Phase IV; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value; and the Operational Excellence award.

Eta Zeta (Louisiana Tech)

The 2020 recognition marks Eta Zeta Chapter’s second consecutive, and ninth overall, Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 104 collegiate members with a collective 3.05 GPA. 100% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 7% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Members averaged 7 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by the General Fraternity with other awards in 2019-2020, including a Manpower award for membership above 100 men and the Operational Excellence award.

Gamma Delta (Stevens)

The 2020 recognition marks Gamma Delta Chapter’s second Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 69 collegiate members with a collective 3.62 GPA. 94% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 35% holding leadership positions in those organizations. The Chapter raised over $12,000 for charitable causes and members averaged 9 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by the General Fraternity with other awards in 2019-2020, including: the Certificate of Commendation, for the third-highest GPA in Sigma Nu for the 2019 calendar year; the Regent’s Award for Academic Excellence, for having the top IFC GPA in Fall 2019; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; and the Operational Excellence award.

Gamma Iota (Kentucky)

The 2020 recognition marks Gamma Iota Chapter’s third Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 109 collegiate members with a collective 3.13 GPA. 100% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 13% holding leadership positions in those organizations. The Chapter raised over $10,000 for charitable causes and members averaged 6 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by the General Fraternity with other awards in 2019-2020, including: Excellence in All Chapter LEAD; Manpower award for membership above 100; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value; and the Operational Excellence award.

Gamma Mu (Illinois)

The 2020 recognition marks Gamma Mu Chapter’s third consecutive Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 88 collegiate members with a collective 3.16 GPA. 81% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 24% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Members averaged 10 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by the General Fraternity with other awards in 2019-2020, including: Excellence in LEAD Phases II, III, IV, and All Chapter; Manpower award for membership above 80; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value; and the Operational Excellence award. Further, Gamma Mu alumni were recognized this year as a top-ten graduating senior (Dan Smith), House Corporation Officer of the Year (Craig Hays), and with the North American Interfraternity Conference’s Advisor Award of Distinction (David von Nirschl).

Gamma Tau (Minnesota)

The 2020 recognition marks Gamma Tau Chapter’s eighth consecutive Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 85 collegiate members with a collective 3.30 GPA. 100% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 10% holding leadership positions in those organizations. The Chapter raised over $8,500 for charitable causes and members averaged 20 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by the General Fraternity with other awards in 2019-2020, including: Excellence in LEAD Phase I and All Chapter LEAD; Manpower award for membership above 80; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value; and the Operational Excellence award.

Lambda Epsilon (Texas Christian)

The 2020 recognition marks Lambda Epsilon Chapter’s second consecutive Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 126 collegiate members with a collective 3.34 GPA. 90% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 30% holding leadership positions in those organizations. The Chapter raised over $12,000 for charitable causes and members averaged 11 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by the General Fraternity with other awards in 2019-2020, including: 25% Increase in Manpower, with a 27% increase over the prior year; Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value; and the Operational Excellence award.

Mu (Georgia)

The 2020 recognition marks Mu Chapter’s sixth consecutive Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 122 collegiate members with a collective 3.42 GPA. 98% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 36% holding leadership positions in those organizations. The Chapter raised over $150,000 for charitable causes and members averaged 28 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by the General Fraternity with other awards in 2019-2020, including: Excellence in LEAD Phase I; Manpower Award for membership above 100 men; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value; and the Operational Excellence award.

Mu Kappa (Southeast Missouri State)

The 2020 recognition marks Mu Kappa Chapter’s fourth Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 112 collegiate members with a collective 3.14 GPA. 100% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 40% holding leadership positions in those organizations. The Chapter raised over $8,500 for charitable causes and members averaged 10 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by its campus with awards for Community Service as well as IFC President and Chapter of the Year. The General Fraternity also honored Mu Kappa Chapter with several awards in 2019-2020, including: Excellence in LEAD Phases I, II, III, IV, and All Chapter; the Innovation in LEAD award; and both LEAD Chairman (Kade Fleming) and Chapter of the Year awards; Manpower Award for membership above 100 men; 25% increase in manpower award, for a 26% increase over the prior year; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value; and the Operational Excellence award. Further, alumnus Chris Foeste received the Fraternity’s Chapter Advisor of the Year award and past Commander and current student member Justin S. Jacobs was recognized this year with the North American Interfraternity Conference’s Undergraduate Award of Distinction.

Mu Pi (Jefferson)

The 2020 recognition marks Mu Pi Chapter’s first Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 30 collegiate members with a collective 3.10 GPA. 100% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 58% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Members averaged 13 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by the General Fraternity with other awards in 2019-2020, including: Excellence in LEAD Phases I and II; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value; and Regent’s Award for Academic Excellence for having the top IFC GPA in the Spring 2019 academic term.

Nu (Kansas)

The 2020 recognition marks Nu Chapter’s second consecutive, and tenth overall, Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 108 collegiate members with a collective 3.30 GPA. 100% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 22% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Members averaged 12 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by its campus with awards for Academic Performance and Chapter of the Year. The General Fraternity also honored Nu Chapter with several awards in 2019-2020, including: Excellence in LEAD Phases I, II, III, IV, and All Chapter; Manpower Award for membership above 100 men; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value; and the Operational Excellence Award. Further, recent alumnus Kyle Svoboda was honored as an Alpha Alumni Chapter Affiliate (top 10 senior).

Nu Beta (Huntingdon)

The 2020 recognition marks Nu Beta Chapter’s first Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 25 collegiate members with a collective 3.11 GPA. 100% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 80% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Members averaged 49 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by its campus with awards for sports, academic programming, service commitment, alumni relations, campus leadership, and as Chapter of the Year. The General Fraternity also honored Nu Beta Chapter Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value award.

Theta (Alabama)

The 2020 recognition marks Theta Chapter’s second consecutive Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 144 collegiate members with a collective 3.01 GPA. 96% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 11% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Theta Chapter raised over $11,000 for charitable causes and members averaged 16 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by its campus with awards for educational programming and risk management. The General Fraternity also honored Theta Chapter with several awards in 2019-2020, including: Manpower award for membership above 100 men; Excellence in LEAD Phases I, II, III, IV, and All Chapter; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value; and the Operational Excellence award.

Theta Sigma (Missouri State)

The 2020 recognition marks Theta Sigma Chapter’s second Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 77 collegiate members with a collective 3.00 GPA. 84% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 13% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Theta Sigma Chapter raised over $5,000 for charitable causes and members averaged 17 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by the General Fraternity with several other awards in 2019-2020, including: Manpower award for membership above 100 men; Excellence in All Chapter LEAD; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; and the Operational Excellence award.

Zeta Upsilon (Arizona State)

The 2020 recognition marks Zeta Upsilon Chapter’s fourth Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 118 collegiate members with a collective 3.40 GPA. 95% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 20% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Zeta Upsilon Chapter raised over $34,000 for charitable causes and members averaged 18 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by the General Fraternity with several other awards in 2019-2020, including: 25% Increase in Manpower for a 53% increase over the prior year; Manpower award for membership above 100 men; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value; and the Regent’s Award of Academic Excellence for having the top IFC GPA in the Fall 2019 academic term. Further, alumnus Scott Rutledge was recognized earlier in the biennium as the Fraternity’s Chapter Advisor of the Year.

Zeta Xi (UC Davis)

The 2020 recognition marks Zeta Xi Chapter’s second consecutive, and fourth overall, Rock Chapter Award. The Chapter comprises 83 collegiate members with a collective 3.10 GPA. 75% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 10% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Members averaged 54 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by its campus with awards for Highest IFC GPA, as Intramural Cup Champions, and with the Member and Chapter of the Year awards. The General Fraternity also honored Zeta Xi Chapter with several awards in 2019-2020, including: Excellence in LEAD Phases I and All Chapter; Manpower award for membership above 80; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value; Operational Excellence; the Regent’s Award for Academic Excellence for the top IFC GPA in the Fall 2019 academic term; and the Community Service Contribution Award for the Fraternity’s highest per man average of hours served at 54 per man. Further, Zeta Xi was among the six chapters recognized as top chapters of all fraternities in 2019-2020 by the North American Interfraternity Conference’s Chapter Award of Distinction.

Most Improved Chapters

Delta Alpha (Case Western Reserve)

The Delta AlphaChapter comprises 41collegiate members with a collective 3.65GPA. 80% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 45% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Members averaged 20hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by its local campus with awards forleadership, scholarship, and citizenship.Additional General Fraternityrecognitions for 2019-2020 include: Excellence in LEAD Phase II; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; Operational Excellence; the Regent’s Award for Academic Excellence for the top IFC GPA in the Fall 2019 academic term; and the Bronze Cup for having the second highest GPA among all Sigma Nu Chapters in the 2019 calendar year.

Delta Epsilon (Oklahoma)

The Delta Epsilon Chapter comprises 116 collegiate members with a collective 3.18 GPA. 95% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 19% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Members averaged 13 hours of community service over the past year. Additional General Fraternity recognitions for 2019-2020 include: Excellence in LEAD Phases I, IV, and All Chapter; Manpower award for membership above 100; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; and the Operational Excellence award. Further, recent alumnus Javier Ramirez received the Fraternity’s Alpha Alumni Chapter Affiliate award (top 10 seniors).

Epsilon Mu (Butler)

The Epsilon Mu Chapter comprises 124 collegiate members with a collective 3.22 GPA. 98% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 30% holding leadership positions in those organizations. The Chapter raised over $17,000 for charitable causes and members averaged 28 hours of community service over the past year. The Chapter was recognized by its campus with awards for new member education, philanthropy and service, campus leadership, and scholarship. Additional General Fraternity recognitions for 2019-2020 include: Excellence in All Chapter LEAD; Manpower award for membership above 100; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership; Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value; and the Operational Excellence award.

Eta Upsilon (Midwestern State)

The Eta Upsilon Chapter comprises 28 collegiate members with a collective 2.66 GPA (#1 among campus IFC fraternities). 85% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 60% holding leadership positions in those organizations. Excellence in LEAD Phases I, II, and III; 25% Increase in Manpower award for chapter growth of 56% over the prior year; Excellence in Values-Based Leadership;

Excellence in Personal Development and Membership Value; and the Regent’s Award for Academic Excellence for the top IFC GPA in both the Spring and Fall 2019 academic terms.

Gamma Upsilon (Arkansas)

The Gamma Upsilon Chapter comprises 257 collegiate members with a collective 3.11 GPA. 82% of members are involved in other campus organizations, with 10% holding leadership positions in those organizations. The Chapter raised over $51,000 for charitable causes and members averaged 18 hours of community service over the past year. Additional General Fraternity recognitions for 2019-2020 include: Manpower award for membership above 100 and the Operational Excellence award.

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