Toledo, Ohio (PRWEB) March 04, 2014
The Ohio Iota Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon at the University of Toledo announced today that has awarded an unprecedented nine new Scholarship Awards to undergraduate members at the University of Toledo.
These nine Scholarships include awards from the Balanced Man Scholarship, Bensman Scholarship and Mandula Challenge Funds. No other Greek organization has the scope or depth of the Scholarships available to deserving Undergraduates as does Ohio Iota at the University of Toledo.
“Ohio Iota is committed to supporting our amazing group of young men with this strong show of financial support. It is only through generosity of our Alumni and other donors that we are able to support Ohio Iota as we do,” commented Ted Behnken, Ohio Iota Alumni Member. He also remarked that, “This will help us to continue to attract and retain the highest possible students, at a time when the economic conditions are challenging for all who are attending college nationally.”
The members of Sigma Phi Epsilon Ohio Iota receiving Scholarships include the following:
- Todd Klewer, Clay High School, Oregon, Ohio; Balanced Man Scholarship
- Alec Hambly, Saint Xavier High School, Cincinnati, Ohio; Balanced Man Scholarship
- Kyle Boyers, Northview High School, Sylvania, Ohio; Balance Man Scholarship
- Patrick Szenderski, Saint Francis High School, Toledo, Ohio; Balanced Man Scholarship
- Brandon Rosolowski, Cuyahoga Heights High School, Valley View, Ohio; Balanced Man Scholarship
- Christopher Dykyj, Bowsher High School, Toledo, Ohio; Bensman Scholarship
- Nick Dorner, Northview High School, Sylvania, Ohio; Bensman Scholarship
- Mahmoud Awad, Fairview High School, Fairview Park, Ohio; Mandula Challenge Fund
- Noah Alcodray, Dearborn High School, Dearborn, Michigan; Mandula Challenge Fund
About Sigma Phi Epsilon Ohio Iota Chapter at the University of Toledo
The Ohio Iota Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon [formerly Chi Beta Chi] at the University of Toledo is the leading Greek organization at the University of Toledo. With an active chapter of 100 men, it is also the largest Greek organization at the University of Toledo. Ohio Iota is a recognized leader on the University of Toledo campus. The Chapter has been ranked the #1 academic Greek organization for every quarter since 2008. Ohio Iota recorded a 3.364 GPA cumulative for the 2013 Spring Semester, the highest overall GPA of all social Greek organizations at the University of Toledo.
Ohio Iota was also recently recognized as the #12 Undergraduate Greek Chapter of any Greek organization on any Undergraduate Campus in the United States, when taking into consideration academic standards, leadership and community service. Ohio Iota also recently received a first place award in the annual Dean Parks Awards ceremony. Dean Parks Awards recognize Greek organizations at the University of Toledo in three areas: academics, athletics and community service. Ohio Iota won first place in academics, athletics and community service for the past calendar year. Men of the Ohio Iota Chapter are involved in a myriad of University of Toledo organizations, including Student Government, Blue Key Honorary Society, Mortar Board Honorary Society, and others.
About Sigma Phi Epsilon
Sigma Phi Epsilon, established in 1901, is one of the nation’s largest fraternities, with over 15,000 undergraduates on 240 campuses across the United States. Its mission is building balanced men, which is achieved through a continuous member development program that has contributed to a fraternity-wide GPA of over 3.0, a focus on the principles of Sound Mind and Sound Body, and service learning efforts that allow members to develop leadership skills while giving back to the community.
Sig Ep has been a recognized leader in National Fraternity and Greek organizations. Sigma Phi Epsilon was the first national fraternity to establish a housing trust for all chapters and a separate National Housing Corporation aimed at supporting housing excellence. Sigma Phi Epsilon was also the first fraternity to charter a chapter in all 50 states, and the first national fraternity Educational Foundation to build an endowment greater than $11 million. It was also the first national fraternity to receive a grant from the federal Department of Education to enhance member development programs; provide financial assistance to brothers for graduate school through the Resident Scholar program and the first national fraternity to partner with the White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy in order to create substance abuse education programs for members.
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