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Michigan Alpha Named Fraternity of the Year at the University of Michigan



On April 11, 2016, Phi Delta Theta at the University of Michigan was recognized at the Greek Life awards for their excellence in Greek Life and involvement in the University of Michigan community. Michigan Alpha won an award for Risk Management and was named the 2016 Fraternity of the Year. Pictured are current President Bernard Insalaco (right) and past President William Watkins accepting the awards.

Phi Delta Theta at University of Michigan has shown excellence in areas such as philanthropy, recruitment, risk management and Greek Life/campus involvement just to name a few. Michigan Alpha had the largest fraternity team at Dance Marathon at the University of Michigan this year and held a successful annual BoxCar Derby, raising funds and awareness for Ann Arbor Active Against ALS. In regards to recruitment, the chapter had its largest fall Phikeia class since re-founding in 2002 with 28 members and added 10 members in the winter semester. Phi Delta Theta was recognized for having outstanding Risk Management policies as well as strong involvement on campus. This past year, Phi Delt has contributed to leadership roles in Wolverine Support Network, Dance Marathon, the largest student organization on campus, and a newly elected representative to Central Student Government. Finally, Michigan Alpha has excelled in the classroom, maintaining a chapter wide GPA that is higher than the all-male average at the University.

The brothers of Phi Delta Theta’s Michigan Alpha Chapter are extremely proud to accept these awards and hope to continue to pursue excellence in the coming years.