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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
December 6
Saturday was an exciting day as Alabama clinched its third SEC Championship in a row. Brothers Varra ('15) and Patterson ('15) were able to witness it front row as members of Capstone Men and Women. Jake, North, and the rest of CMW serve as the official ambassadors of The University. In addition to enjoying the game, they assisted the UA Board of Trustees and other VIPs. Back on campus, they have resumed their duties of giving tours to prospective students and families.
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
December 17
When Brother Ryan Caselton ('13) needed a place to stay after his trip home to St. Louis was halted due to weather, he called up Brother Dunnaway ('13) who welcomed him in from the cold at his home in Columbus, MS.
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
January 1
The men of Beta Delta wish you and yours the very best in 2017! The final day of 2016 was a thriller as Brothers Reichmann ('13), Shelton ('14), Bell ('14), Shields ('13), and Tyler ('14) traveled to Atlanta to watch the Tide roll in the New Year's Eve Peach Bowl Semifinal.
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
January 8
Worthy Master Albritton ('14) and Worthy Marshall Caselton ('13) are pictured here at the 2017 Alpha Tau Omega Presidents Retreat in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Presidents Retreat is held every January and provides incoming chapter presidents the opportunity to learn what it takes to be an effective chapter president. The ATOs shown here are learning about The Birkman Method, a behavioral and personality assessment designed to promote effective leadership development.
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
January 8
Beta Delta brothers Caselton ('13) and Albritton ('14) posed in front of the Alpha Tau Omega Coat of Arms on Friday as they look forward to their future leadership of the Chapter. Adopted in 1910, the Coat of Arms is the official crest of the fraternity and bears the motto "πι εψιλον πι" Picture taken at the National Fraternity Headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
January 8
Several Beta Deltas had the opportunity to travel to beautiful Winter Park, Colorado this Christmas break for a fun-filled brotherhood ski trip. Brother Varra ('15) welcomed the ATOs into his mountain home, where the brothers enjoyed some much needed rest and relaxation after their hard work all semester. Pictured from left to right: Standing Philip Burke ('14), Scot Augustson ('15), Carson Ford ('15), Matthew Tedford ('15), Wyatt Robinson ('15), Michael Holmes ('15), Jake Varra ('15), Clark Conway ('15), Ben Splawn ('13), Morgan Paugh ('15) Seated Daniel Cash ('13), Hill Robinson ('13)
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
January 11
Although it wasn’t the outcome we wanted, the College Football Playoff offered the opportunity for members from PC’12 to PC’15 to get together and cheer on the Tide in beautiful Tampa Bay, Florida. Pictured from left to right, with year of pledging: Standing - Alec Reichmann (’13), Kevin Moore (’13), Jake Varra (’15), Raney Sledge (’12), Zach Ayers (’12), John Canfield (’12), Matthew Tedford (’15), Nick Lamprinakos (’12) Seated - Rob Dalee (’14), Michael Doehring (’13), Rufus Aldridge (’13), Adam Dodson (’13), and Dean Norsworthy (’12)
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
January 16
Brothers Krout ('14), Varra ('15), Chain ('16), Patterson ('15), and Parker ('16) met up for a successful duck hunt at Buck n Ham in Livingston, AL while enjoying the long weekend together. Happy Martin Luther Jr. Day!
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
January 27
Congratulations to the 48 new initiates of the Beta Delta chapter of Alpha Tau Omega! The initiation ceremony took place this past Saturday morning. Friends, family, and numerous alumni gathered for the celebration at the ATO house.
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
January 27
This past Friday night, UA President Dr. Bell (far right), opened his home for the inaugural Anderson Ball. The event, hosted in conjunction with Anderson Society, The XXXI, and Jason's Senior Men's Honorary, raised $10,000 for The Fair Hope Foundation. The Fair Hope Foundation has helped Brother Stoffer (far left) tremendously during his fight with melanoma. The Beta Delta chapter was able to make a donation to the event in his honor. Brothers Stoffer ('13), Booth ('13), and Grady ('13) were in attendance.
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
January 27
Beta Delta Philip Burke ('13) met up with Ole Miss ATO Adam Middleton at the Presidential Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C. this past Friday. The ball served to celebrate the commencement of President Donald J. Trump's term in office.
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
January 27
The Beta Delta Chapter welcomed alumni Stan Starnes ('66) to the house this past Saturday for a post-initiation speech. He spoke on the four ideals he learned to value most during his time at Alabama - integrity, relationships, leadership and enthusiasm. Stan is the CEO of the ProAssurance Corporation in Birmingham, and opened his speech by saying that "the single most formative experience of [his] life was Beta Delta of Alpha Tau Omega."
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
January 28
Our very own Brother Paul Roth ('15) won a local Fribee Golf (or Frolf) tournament this weekend with the support of Brothers Lyles ('14), Quigley ('15), Carvalho ('15), and Caselton ('15). This was his first ever tournament, Congratulations Paul!
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
February 7
Despite the warm Tuscaloosa weather, the Beta Delta chapter still managed to get #SSXTricky on the slopes this past Thursday. Here are some of our newest initiates enjoying a wintry celebration. Pictured are brothers Brett Mosier, J.R. Tomlinson, Will Mizerany, Ladd Chain, Dakota Roush, Chip McDonaugh, Will Hogue, Fischer Priestley and Davis Krout, all from the initiated class of 2016.
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
February 8
Pictured here are newly elected philanthropy chairs, brothers Bamberger ('16) and Veje ('16) working the entrance table for an IFC-hosted Chili Fest at the ATO- Beta Delta house on Saturday afternoon. The event benefited the University's Men Against Violence Campaign and all proceeds were donated to the Women and Gender Resource Center and Turning Points of West Alabama. Both of these terrific organizations work to help victims of domestic violence. ATO brothers enjoyed some delicious chili and listened to a live band along with members of Alpha Chi Omega, Sigma Chi, Sigma Tau Gamma, Phi Kappa Sigma, Kappa Sigma, Zeta Beta Tau and Phi Delta Theta. The event was a huge success and everyone had a great time raising money for a very worthy cause.
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
February 9
"Proud" is not a strong enough word to describe how we feel about these four young men right now. Jake Varra (L-'15) and North Patterson (R-'15) are returning this year as members of Capstone Men and Women. In addition, James Bamberger (Mid. L-'16) and Finn Veje (Mid. R-'16) are joining them in this prestigious organization. Capstone Men and Women serve as the official ambassadors for The University of Alabama. These members offer tours to prospective students, distinguished alumni, and guest of The University. It is an honor to have 4 members from the same fraternity on the group. #ruhrah #atoleads #rolltide
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
February 20
Today, members of the Alpha Tau Omega Beta Delta Chapter were privileged to receive the Interfraternity Council's awards for Outstanding Service and Philanthropy, Outstanding Scholarship, Outstanding University and Community Relations, and Most Outstanding Chapter. The brothers of the Beta Delta Chapter are extremely proud their accomplishments, and look forward to continuing the good work of the chapter. #RuhRah #ATOLeads #Trophies
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
February 20
Congratulations to the ATO basketball squad on their dominating 67-27 victory over Kappa Sigma tonight. #CoachPaul #TausBall
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
February 20
Pictured here are brothers of the Beta Delta chapter enjoying themselves in historic Jackson Square in New Orleans. The chapter had their annual White Tea Rose Formal two weekends ago, an event looked forward to by brothers and their dates all year long.
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
February 24
Congratulations to Brother Bruehl ('15) on his newly elected position as Vice President of Operations for the University Stewards Program. Stewards embody the friendliness, hospitality, diversity, and pride that the campus community has to offer as they aid in student recruitment. We are looking forward to what the future has in store for Brother Bruehl. #RuhRah #ATOLeads
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
February 28
Congratulations to Brother Matthew Tedford ('15) for being selected to the 2017 Class of the Blackburn Institute! The Blackburn Institute seeks to develop a network of diverse leaders who understand the challenges facing the state of Alabama and who are committed to serving as agents of positive change. The Blackburn Institute is named in honor of Dr. John L. Blackburn. A nationally renowned leader in higher education, Dr. Blackburn served as dean of students at The University of Alabama and was instrumental in the University’s peaceful integration. In 1994, The University of Alabama’s Division of Student Affairs formed the Institute to foster Dr. Blackburn’s belief that people link strategic actions through the generations for progressive and ethical change. Brother Tedford joins current Blackburn students and fellow ATOs Carson Ford ('16), Patrick Fitzgerald ('15), Rob Grady ('14), and John Wilson Booth ('14), as well as alumni Parker Alison ('13), Peter Inge ('12), Hayden Gunter ('11), Marlan Golden ('11) and many more before.
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
March 6
Congrats to Brother of the Week Tom Sykstus ('13). He is a truly exemplary member of the chapter. Brother Sykstus went through boot camp and AIT from May of 2015 through this past Thanksgiving. He is now in the reserves in Tuscaloosa as a combat medic. #RuhRah
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
March 9
All smiles for Brothers Thurston ('15) and Veje ('16) tonight as the two were elected as Nursing and Business Senators, respectively. Congratulations to these two fantastic Brothers! #RuhRah #ATOLeads
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
March 17
Members of PC '15 and '17 met up to ski at Breckenridge resort today. Long way from Tuscaloosa! #icy
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
March 19
A few Beta Deltas took a cross country road trip over spring break to enjoy some incredible hiking out west. Pictured here are brothers Will Sherrer ('16), Sergei Kampakis ('16), David McDowell ('16), Anderson Bruehl ('16), and Thomas Robinson ('16) on the trail to Corona Arch at Arches National Park in Moab, Utah
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
March 28
In our 131 year history of ATO Beta Delta, it's not often we get to celebrate a new "first." Last night was one of those nights. Please join me in congratulating our inaugural ATO Floor Hockey Team in their first ever floor hockey match and victory as they defeated Sigma Pi 5-1 last night. The night's MVP's were Zach Lyles and Nick Thomas with 2 and 1 goals respectively. The team is lead by Head Coach, Reid Ryan.
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
April 2
On Saturday, March 25th, Alpha Tau Omega hosted a philanthropy event with Beta Theta Pi and Alpha Gamma Delta at local Tuscaloosa venue Beartrap. All proceeds of this event went to the American Heart Association in Honor of Jake Minor, a Beta who recently passed away. Jake was an amazing person who would always put a smile on everyone's face, and he was known for his love of Hawaiian shirts. The event was a huge success as we raised over $2,000. Pictured on the right are ATO Philanthropy Chairmen James Bamberger ('17) and Finn Veje ('17) with Beta's Philanthropy Chair Alex Oczypok on the left.
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
April 2
Alpha Tau Omega paired with Zeta Tau Alpha this past weekend to raise money for breast cancer awareness and education. We hosted a delicious crawfish boil in the ATO courtyard with music provided by Beta Delta Sam Perry ('17), and raised a grand total of $1,275 for this worthy cause. Pictured are ATO Philanthropy Chairmen James Bamberger ('17) and Finn Veje ('17) with several Zeta ladies.
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
April 12
Good times with brothers in the great outdoors! Pictured from left to right are Beta Deltas Parker Dunaway ('14), John Wilson Booth ('14), and Hill Robinson ('14). The brothers met up for an early morning hunt this week on Brother Dunaway's land in East Mississippi. Congrats to John Wilson on his first turkey!
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
April 13
The University of Alabama honors its top students for their academic achievements and leadership during the annual Honors Day Tapping Ceremony on the Mound in early April. Alpha Tau Omega enjoyed another successful Honors Day with Brothers Jack Albritton ('15), Sam Baker ('15), and Brad Gray ('15) tapped into the 104th Jasons class. Those three, along with Ryan Caselton ('14) were also inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa. Brothers Jonathon Burks ('15), Wayne Ingram ('15), and Zach Lyles ('15) were inducted into Mortar Board. Brothers Albritton, Baker, Caselton, and Clay Krout ('15) were inducted into Blue Key. Brother Baker was also inducted into the 43rd class of the Anderson Society. Pictured standing are Brothers John Wilson Booth ('14) and Rob Grady ('14) of the 103rd Jasons class. Seated are Brothers Baker, Albritton, and Gray.
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
April 17
On Thursday, April 13th, the brothers of the Beta Delta chapter loaded busses and headed to Birmingham for the Birmingham Barons baseball game against the Montgomery Biscuits. Over 90 brothers attended and enjoyed watching the game and hanging out together.
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Alabama - Beta Delta
Alabama - Beta Delta
April 27
The Beta Delta chapter finished the year with a number of the prestigious awards. Finn Veje ('17), Matthew Tedford ('16), and Jack Albritton ('15) received the awards for Most Outstanding Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior, respectively. In addition, Senior John Stoffer received the Richard B. Funk Award. The award recognizes a graduating student who has attained a standard of leadership in inter-Greek activities; encouraged students to continue a commitment to academics and philanthropy; inspired others to achieve similar goals; and brought together faculty, staff, alumni, and student members of University sororities and fraternities. John has done this in his pursuit of endeavors promoting mutual interest, understanding, and helpfulness within campus and local communities.
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