The Gamma Iota kitchen project was completed in time for the students’ return for the school year in August. Construction was initiated in May 2019 after many months of planning. The initial effort included the dismantling of various pieces of kitchen equipment and the relocation of all items from both the kitchen and dining area. This was accomplished by the undergraduates under the direction of Craig Lazenby, the project construction manager.
At this year's annual meeting of Psi Theta Nu on June 1st Undergraduate President Floris Van Rossum presented Paul Exner '72 with the Undergraduate Alumni Award. Paul has been a trustee and PTN House Manager for the past several years and has successfully guided the recent massive renovations including the new heating system and kitchen.
Frederick L. Hart, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at WPI, passed away on December 20, 2018. A lot of Sigma Pi alumni were students of Professor Hart in addition to being the father of Eric Hart, former Sigma Pi Gamma Iota Sage.
His obituary can be found here: https://www.milesfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Frederick-Hart-3/#!/Obituary
Paul Exner presented a case study to the WPI Greek Alumni Council (GAC)on how to handle chapter house projects with lessons learned.
Officer Robert Vandal, our chapter advisor for the past 14 years, received the Dr. Robert L. Burns Award for his service at this years Convocation in Niagara Falls, NY. Dr. Robert L. Burns is a Past Grand Sage from Wisconsin-La Crosse.
Below are links to the articles published by the Worcester Telegram & Gazette and WPI.
We have created a Picture Gallery on the web site so that we can share the trove of pictures we have amongst us. You don't have to be logged in to view the pictures but you do to add your pictures to the Gallery. These pictures are publicly accessible. Please keep it clean.
We have rot, we have bugs. Craig Lazenby, our property manager,has been patching and replacing critical structural and safety elements of our fire escape constructed in circa 1972. Craig hopes to complete the work during 2018 which will include repainting. It's been an expensive effort and extensive funded out of our operating and maintenance account.. Photos of the progress are below.