On Thursday, December 6th, 2012, Phi Delta Theta colonized its 33-man interest group at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The Tennessee Eta Colonization Ceremony was held at the local Lion’s Club Lodge in Murfreesboro, a space donated by CAB Financial Advisor Jay Grannis. The ceremony was well-attended by family of the colony members, undergraduate Phis from other nearby chapters and local Phi Delta Theta alumni. Amongst those in attendance were the entire Tennessee Eta CAB, Eta South Province President Todd Nisbet, active brothers from the Tennessee Zeta (Belmont) and Tennessee Epsilon (UT, Chattanooga) chapters, and Past President of the General Council Colonel Mark Ochsenbein. The Tennesse Eta Colony now has a goal of being initiated by the Fall of 2013. It currently boasts the highest GPA on campus (3.1) and already claimed its first campus-wide intramural championship (indoor baseball).