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SAY HELLO TO THE NEW DONOR YEAR

Beta Pi brothers have repeatedly answered the question of why it is important to give back to Pi Kappa Alpha and said it was because of how much the fraternity ch

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THE 2023 PIKE NOW CHAPTER CHALLENGE

The 2023 PIKE Now Chapter Challenge commenced on September 1, 2023. Originally founded in 2021 with the intention to deal with the negative effects of COVID-19, t

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PI KAPPA ALPHA RELEASES 2022 ANNUAL REPORT

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Pi Kappa Alpha Inter/National has recently released its Annual Report for 2022. Besides commenting on the financial state of the fraternity, the report updates various departments, committees, events, and initiatives on the national level for the coming year. Perhaps the most intriguing of the new initiatives is the creation of

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JAMES G. KECK RECEIVES INAUGURAL AWARD

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Photo by Silas Barker Working for one of the leading institutes in the field of healthcare research and development is Dr. James Grant Keck, Beta Pi ’75. He is presently the Senior Director of Innovation and Product Development at JAX Mice Clinical and Research Services (JMCRS) for The Jackson Labora

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SCOTT A. MACKLER 5K RUN/WALK IS SCHEDULED

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The Scott A. Mackler Memorial 5K Run/Walk (Mackler 5K) is now scheduled for Sunday, November 5, 2023, 12:30pm, at Temple Beth El, 301 Possum Park Road, Newark, Delaware. All proceeds and donations of the Mackler 5K are given to The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter (ALS Philadelphia). ALS Philadelphia administers these contr

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CHAPTER ETERNAL

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It is with deep regret to report the passing of the following Beta Pi fraternity brothers into Chapter Eternal: As reported in the March/April 2023 issue of The Pennsylvania Gazette: Robert S. Morrison ‘73 As reported in the July/August issue of The Pennsylvania Gazette:

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BETA PI 2023-2024 NEWLY ELECTED OFFICERS

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2023-2024 Newly Elected Officer Reporting Elected Positions President - Justin Wang  External Vice President - Phillip Trieu Internal Vice President - Nick Snyder VP of New Member Education - Luke Baber VP Membership Developm

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ALUMNI NEWS AND UPDATES

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Scott Mackler 5K The annual Scott Mackler MD PhD 5K run/walk (Mackler 5K) will take place at Temple Beth El in Newark, Delaware, on Sunday, November 5, 2023. The event was created by Harvey Mackler, Beta Pi ’72, and the Mackler family, to honor the legacy of Scott Mackler, Beta Pi ’77. Al

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LEON FRESCO NAMED ONE OF AMERICA’S TOP LAWYERS

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Photo courtesy of Holland & Knight The Best Lawyers in America has named Leon Fresco, Beta Pi ’97, as one of the best lawyers in the field of immigration law for the years 2020-2023.

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THE HERMANATORS RIDE AGAIN TO DEFEAT PARKINSON’S DISEASE

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The HERMANATORS ride against Parkinson’s Disease on September 09, 2023, to honor brother JERRY H. HERMAN, Beta Pi ’72. The HERMANATORS will gather once again to ride in the New England Parkinson Ride in Orchard Beach, Maine. Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is the second most common neurological disorder. Every year, app

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ALUMNI NEWS AND UPDATES

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The Hermanators Ride Against Parkinsons Disease  On September 9, 2023, the Annual New England Pa

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JONAH CHARLTON, THE DAILY PENNSYLVANIAN EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

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Photo by Anna Vazhaeparambil, courtesy of The Daily Pennsylvanian. In the May 11, 2023, issue of The Daily Pennsylvanian (DP), Jonah Charlton, Beta Pi ’20

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FLASHBACK PHOTO 2016

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Parker Weil ‘85 provides a photo depicting a small Beta Pi alumni gathering in front of the PiKA sign in Vail, Colorado 2016. The smiling avid skiers in attendance were, from left to right in the photo: Scott Tolchin ’86, Jeff S

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FOUNDERS DAY 2023 AT THE SHERATON

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Pictured above: Class of 1973 The University City Sheraton Hotel was the perfect facility for Founders Day. On April 1, 2023, alumni brothers came from far away locations, such as Tennessee, Florida, Massachusetts, Canada, Ohio, District of Columbia, and California, to attend.

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WELCOME THE NEWEST GRADS TO ALUMNI BROTHERHOOD

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It is with great honor that we announce the newest fraternity alums! We reached out to our newest grads

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ANNUAL MEETING OF BETA PI AND THE ALPHA PHI DELTA HOUSING CORP.

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Prior to the Founders Day celebration dinner on April 1, 2023, the annual meeting of Beta Pi and the Alpha Phi Delta Housing Corp. took place at the Sheraton Hotel University City.  

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ALUMNI NEWS AND UPDATES

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Philadelphia Magazine Top Dentist  Appearing in the March 2023 edition of Philadelphia

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DR. RICHARD H. EPSTEIN RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

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At the 2023 annual meeting of the Society for Technology and Anesthesia, Dr. Richard H. Epstein, Beta Pi ’72, was presented the J.S. Gravenstein Award

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JEFF MARRAZZO, HEALTH CARE INNOVATOR

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The March 2023 issue of Philadelphia magazine featured an eight-page article on Jeff Marrazzo, Beta Pi ’97, and his e

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FAUX FOUNDERS DAY SUCCEEDS

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Rebounding from two years of smaller attendance due to COVID-19 protocols, Faux Founders Day 2023, organized by Parker Weil, Beta Pi ’85, was held at Olde City Cheesesteak and Brew with approximately 30 Beta Pi alumni in attendance.�

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