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Edward Bancroft Williston - For Distinguished Gallantry

June 12, 2019

One Hundred Fifty-Five Years Ago, the actions of 1st Lt. Edward Bancroft Williston (Alpha/Norwich 1856) on June 12, 1864 at the Battle of Trevilian Station, VA led to his nomination for a Medal of Honor. Williston commanded Battery D, 2nd United States Artillery during the Civil War.

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NBA star, Alpha Chi/Syracuse alumnus, enters Chapter Eternal

June 10, 2019

Theta Chi Fraternity is saddened to announce Billy Gabor (Alpha Chi/Syracuse 1948) has entered the Chapter Eternal. A member of the NBA’s Syracuse Nationals for six years, Gabor was known as one of the earliest basketball stars for Syracuse University.

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Theta Chi Remembers D-Day

June 6, 2019

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944. During D-Day, the more than 160,000 American, British and Canadian troops landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of coastline of France’s Normandy region. The invasion was one of the largest amphibious assaults in history.

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Eta Mu Alumnus’ New Business to Showcase the rich culture of Bluffton, SC

June 3, 2019

Burnt Church Distillery will host a groundbreaking ceremony at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 30th at 120 Bluffton Road, the future home of the distillery. Founded by brothers Billy and Sean Watterson, the distillery will invest $10.3 million and 27 new jobs into the community. Bluffton Mayor Lisa Sulka said, “We are thrilled to see that Burnt Church Distillery is investing in our community."

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Brandon McCoy receives NIC Undergraduate Award of Distinction

June 3, 2019

Theta Chi Fraternity is proud to announce Brandon McCoy (Iota Beta/Missouri State 2018) has been named a recipient of the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) Undergraduate Award of Distinction.

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Student Commencement Speaker Gurjoban Hayer: Find Your Fuel to Propel Forward

May 31, 2019

During his years at Stanislaus State, Gurjoban Hayer went from dreading the idea of public speaking to addressing thousands as the student speaker at the College of Science commencement ceremony on May 24.

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Eta Beta/Eastern Kentucky alumnus takes Knoxville, TN to the Next Level

May 30, 2019

The owners of Next Level Brewing Company, coming to 700 North Broadway, could not be more ready to have the brewery up and running.

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Origins of Beta Pi Chapter at Monmouth College

May 30, 2019

Today’s column was inspired by two 93-year-old photographs of houses on East Broadway that recently came into my possession.