Pi Kappa Phi

Kappa Iota - University of Idaho

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The Birth of Kappa Iota

Since March of 2013, Pi Kappa Phi at the University of Idaho has been working hard to become a fully recognized chapter nationally. At last on April 22, 2016, 39 Gentlemen got initiated into Pi Kappa Phi to become the founding fathers of the now Kappa Iota chapter at the University of Idaho. Our National president Tracy Maddux, Head of Chapter development Chris Aldarelli, Leadership Consultant Evan Camejo, University of Idaho Dean of Students Blaine Eckles, chapter advisor Steven Peterson, and the men of the Theta Iota chapter at Washington State University gave us the necessary tools and helped us reach this milestone. We currently stand at our goal to be a growing chapter on campus and to reach higher ranks in scholarship, philanthropy, and campus involvement. 

 

The Kappa Iota Founding Fathers

Austin Wilcox, Nathaniel Rupp, Craig Woodruff, Kyle Clark, Bryan Jensen, Jacob Hruska, Ryan Paul, Jacob Snarr, Conner Jones, Justin Horne, Joel Ratcliffe, Ryker Belnap, Austin Quinn, Andrew Castillo, Matthew Buchanen, Stuart Tucker, Lucas Villagomes, Cory Cornett, Marco Perez, William Kennedy, Tanar Miller, Colton Clark, Aran Burke, Mack Owings, Tony Ponzini, Ethan Ennis, Brock Glaisyer, Morgan Johnson, William Knox, Blake Coker, Clayton McKinley, Seth Parker, Jared Zastrow, Eric Reetz, Austin Fenstermaker, Alex Saucedo,Rami Barbour, Lucus White, and Fitsum Wudneh.

Connor Jones Graduates

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Connor Jones graduated from the college of Art & Architecture with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture.

Connor said that he will miss all of the new friends he has made at the university especially his brother of Pi Kappa Phi. He will also miss the great campus and university faculty.

His proudest moment at the University of Idaho was receiving a honorable mention in the Idaho Concrete Masonry Association architecture design competition during his junior year.

He is excited to see where Pi Kappa Phi will go in the years to come, ad her feels very fortunate to be a part of such a great group of men.

Connor would like next year's seniors to know that they need to work hard, but also make the most out of their last year. He wants everyone to try to experience everything they have aspired to do in college.

Connor is excited to find an internship or job that he will really enjoy now that he has graduated. He also hopes that he will be able to contribute his own ideas in the field of architecture.

His immediate plans are to are to attain a summer internship, and attend the University of Washingon in the fall to work towards a Master's degree in Architecture.

He hope that within 10 years he will become a licensed architect operating his own design firm specializing in high-end sustainable residences.

Inspiring quote: “You are what you repeatedly do every day. If excellence is something you are striving for, then it’s not an accident, it’s a habit”

We wish Connor the very best in his endeavors! He will be missed in our chapter this coming fall, but we know that he has to move on to do bigger and better things.

Congrats!

 

Fraternity Recruitment is Growing Close!

Fraternity Recruitment is approaching, it is a great opportunity to learn about Greek Life, and see what all of the great fraternities have to offer. You can still register for recruitment at www.uidaho.edu/gogreek

Our preparations for recruitment are in full swing, and we are ready to share some of the details we have planned.

We will have a bonfire and s'more makings on the evening of August 20th. This is a great opportunity to hang out and get to know the brothers of Pi Kappa Phi.

On August 21st we will be hosting a house wide game of laser tag, followed by an movie on the wall outside. 

Finally on August 22nd we will be giving tours of downtown Moscow to those who are interested. 

We are excited to announce that our new food service Upper Crust will be catering breakfast and dinner all week! We invite you all to come try out the new food that we will be enjoying all year. Also swing by during lunch, to enjoy some excellent grilled food prepared by the brothers.

 

More announcements to come!

 

 

Sign up for Fraternity Recruitment!

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It is not too late to sign up for the University of Idaho's Greek Recruitment. Going through formal recruitment will give you a chance to visit every fraternity house, and start off your college career with an amazing support group of college leaders. 

Obviously the men of Pi Kappa Phi would like for you to stop by and see what we have to offer, but we do encourage that you look around and find the house that is the best fit for you.

Be sure to check out this site to see everything Pi Kapp has to offer from the founding father experience, to the lifelong brotherhood with a network of over 100,000 brothers.

Sign up for recruitment here.

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