2020 Award Winners

FOUNDERS CUP WINNER

Beta Psi – University of Virginia

 

SUPREME PRIOR’S AWARD

Delta Omega – Rochester Institute of Technology

 

FOUNDERS LEVEL CHAPTERS

Beta – Cornell University

Sigma Chi – University of California-Berkeley

Mu Eta Drexel University

Beta Psi – University of Virginia

Gamma Tau – University of Florida

Gamma Chi – Brandeis

Sigma Theta – University of Texas-Austin

Epsilon Xi – Emory

Delta Omega – RIT

Mu Psi – Miami University (OH)

 

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

 

 

Prior of the Year

Adam Rosenbaum (Sigma Chi, ’19)
Rohan Kalaria (Mu Eta, ‘17)

Honorable Mention

Seth Murawsky (Sigma Tau, ’18)
Andrew Hufford (Beta Psi, ‘18)

 

Vice Prior of the Year

Mathew Steininger (Sigma Chi, ’19)
Jared Garson (Mu Psi, ‘19)

Honorable Mention

Austin Greenwood (Delta Omega, ’16)
Jimmy Dennehey (Mu Eta, ‘17)

 

Exchequer of the Year

Rajeev Nunna (Mu Eta, ’17)

Honorable Mention

Aaron Kaminsky (Beta, ’18)
Will Candella (Beta Psi, ‘19)

 

Recorder of the Year

Mason Schmidt (Mu Psi, ’18)

Honorable Mention

Alan Hakki (Gamma Tau, ‘18)
Andy Weisman (Sigma Zeta, ‘18)

 

Chapter Advisor of the Year

Nate Locklin (Pittsburgh, ’98)

Honorable Mention

Gino Simione (West Florida, ’12) Advisor to the Sigma Tau Chapter
Jordan Remer (Indiana, ‘06) Advisor to the Epsilon Xi Chapter

 

Alumni Recorder of the Year

Ryan Davey (Tau, ’18)

Rabbi Liebman Award Seth Murawsky (Sigma Tau, ‘18)

 

Undergraduate Achievement Award (Sophomore)

Josh Feldman (Gamma Kappa, ‘18)

 

Undergraduate Achievement Award (Junior)

Rajeev Nunna (Mu Eta, ‘17)

 

Undergraduate Achievement Award (Senior)

Jacob Birenbaum (Gamma Kappa, ‘16)

 

 

CHAPTER AWARDS

 

 

YOUNG GULLER SCHOLARS AWARD

Large Chapter Sigma Chi – Maryland
Beta – Cornell

Small Chapter: Sigma Delta – Rutgers

 

ACADEMIC AWARDS

Epsilon Nu – University of Connecticut

Epsilon Xi – Emory

Kappa – University of Minnesota

Mu Psi – Miami University (OH)

Sigma Chi – University of Maryland

Sigma Delta – Rutgers University

Tau – University of Alabama

Mu Eta – Drexel

 

DR. ALEXANDER LOWY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Epsilon Xi – Emory

 

The chapter’s fall academic GPA was 3.488, and the spring GPA was 3.898.

 

CHAPTER PUBLICATION

Sigma Sigma – Berkeley

 

View the Sigma Sigma Spring Newsletter

 

 

RECRUITMENT EXCELLENCE

Largest Number of Initiates: Sigma Zeta – University of Indiana

 

RELIGIOUS ENDEAVORS

Mu Psi – Miami University (OH)

 

Brothers of the Mu Psi chapter are involved with Hillel, Chabad, and the Genocide and Holocaust Council at Miami University. This past year, Sammy fratres served as Hillel President, Johnny Maxwell, and Vice President, Avi Dave.

 

Sigma Tau – University of Oregon

 

Sigma Tau chapter members participate in the local synagogue’s Mitzvah Day, where brothers and community members go to a local Eugene park to do tzedakah and make our community a better place. In addition, the chapter hosts a Sammy Shabbat at Hillel to give back to the Jewish community, celebrate Shabbat, and address issues of antisemitism within the Oregon campus.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

Sigma Chi – University of Maryland

 

The chapter shared that participating in The Clean City Project improved the relationship they formed with non-university related neighbors. In addition, the chapter wrote cards to deployed service members who were disconnected from home. They shared, “we wrote so they knew they have not been forgotten, and that we care about their safety.”

 

MPST HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

Gamma Psi – Temple University

 

The Gamma Psi Chapter at Temple University for having the most hours of community service per member. In the 2019-20 academic year, the Gamma Psi chapter completed 17 hours per member total of 1200 hours.

 

PHILANTHROPY AWARD

Delta Zeta – Florida International University

 

The Delta Zeta Chapter raised the most amount of money per member, $527, for a total of $28,000.

 

RISK MANAGEMENT AWARD

Mu Psi – Miami University (OH)

 

In the 2019-20 academic year, Mu Psi Chapter revamped their sober monitor training program and regimented their standards board process. As a result, Mu Psi chapter prioritized a safer and more transparent fraternal experience.