Note from the Editor of 7Visions Magazine: Today, we continue our On Wednesdays We Rock Letters series as a tribute to our National Founders, their legacies and the tradition of wearing red letters on Wednesdays as a homage to the Seven Visionary Men who founded our brotherhood at Texas Tech University on Wednesday November 25th, 1987. Throughout the year, we will feature a colony or chapter that is excelling and living their oath through their work on their respective campus and surrounding community. Each entity featured herein is living their values and ensuring that Omega Delta Phi’s legacy is preserved and continued.
On this edition of our On Wednesdays We Rock Letters blog post, we proudly feature the Auburn Colony at Auburn University.
Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Chartered at Auburn University: April 30, 2016
Chapter Chant: In the works.
On Campus Presence and Involvement: Multiple Auburn Colony Brothers actively participate in many other organizations and programs across campus. Brother Vinny Wang is a member of the Design-Build Institute of America and the Associated General Contractors. He also is the co-captain of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America Competition Team and the Vice Presidents of Auburn’s US Green Building Council. Brother Hayden Billingsley is apart of the Cooperative Education Program, where he just completed his first term working at the IE Dept. at Ingalls Shipbuilding. Brother Kareith Dyce is a part of the National Society of Black Engineers where he serves as a parliamentarian. Brother Alexander Brannon serves as the Latino Student Association Treasurer. Brother William Brannon served as President of the Latino Student Association for two years, in which the organization was rebooted. He also is an Undergraduate Research Fellow, in which he researches metal 3D printing. In addition, William serves as a tutor/mentor for the Alabama Power Academic Excellence Program. Brothers Alexander Brannon and Kareith Dyce are also members of the Alabama Power Academic Excellence Program.
Traditions: Many brothers participate in the Gameday Recycling program before every home football game. The Gameday Recycling program is a volunteer-based program where Auburn Students engage with tailgaters across campus to encourage the proper disposal of recyclable waste.
Interesting Fact: The Auburn Colony of Omega Delta Phi is the first Multicultural Greek Organization on Auburn’s campus and the first entity of Omega Delta Phi in the state of Alabama. The AU colony blazed a trail for other culturally based organizations to lay claim to their place on the Plains.
Greek Council: Independent. The Greek office at Auburn University is in the process of setting up Auburn’s Multicultural Greek Council. Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc. chartered at Auburn in the Fall of 2016
Region:The Auburn Colony is located in the Southeast Region along with Alpha Upsilon Chapter at the University of Florida and the University of West Florida Colony. The Auburn colony founding line process was overseen by brothers from Delta Chapter at Texas A&M, Epsilon Chapter at Arizona State, Xi Chapter at the University of Oklahoma, Beta Zeta Chapter at the University of Utah, Alpha Upsilon Chapter at the University of Florida, as well as Omicron Chapter at the University of Wisconsin- Parkside.
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