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Pi Beta Phi Recolonizes at Clemson University
CLEMSON, S.C.—October 3, 2016 – Pi Beta Phi welcomed 186 New Members to its newest colony, South Carolina Beta at Clemson University, September 23–25, 2016. In keeping with Pi Beta Phi’s focus on literacy education, the weekend kicked off a literacy themed open house. Members from the Georgia Alpha Chapter from the University of Georgia assisted a team of Fraternity officers, AAC members and staff with Preference Parties Saturday. The New Member class was pledged on Sunday morning and a Bid Day celebration lunch was held immediately following.
Throughout the next eight weeks, New Members will participate in Pi Beta Phi’s New Member Education Program, which is administered through the Fraternity’s award winning values-based programming, Leading with Values®. The New Member Education Program serves as an orientation to the organization for New Members and prepares them to become valuable members of Pi Beta Phi. Two Resident Leadership Development Consultants will be on campus throughout the year to support the New Members.
The South Carolina Beta Chapter at Clemson University will be re-installed on November 19, 2016.
About Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women: Founded in 1867 at Monmouth College in Illinois, Pi Beta Phi has installed 204 collegiate chapters and nearly 300 alumnae clubs worldwide. Pi Beta Phi promotes friendship, develops women of intellect and integrity, cultivates leadership potential and enriches the lives of members and their communities. The Fraternity believes in the power of reading and through its philanthropy, Read > Lead > Achieve®, promotes a lifelong love of reading that can unlock true potential. For more information, visit www.pibetaphi.org or follow Pi Phi on Twitter and Facebook.