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UC's Omnicron Chapter Recognized by National Fraternity of Alpha Chi Rho

Colony to Hold Pinning Ceremoy at Homecoming

Written By Tyler Gardinier '14, PR Intern

Homecoming holds special meaning for Greeks


Utica, NY (10/16/2013)
- Homecoming is a very important occasion at Utica College, particularly for fraternities and sororities. The Omicron Phi Chapter of Alpha Chi Rho will hold a special ceremony in recognition of being formally recognized as a Colony by the National Fraternity of Alpha Chi Rho and the Inter-Greek Council of Utica College.

The Colony will hold a formal colony pinning ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 10 a.m. during the college’s homecoming weekend. This event, which will take place in Macfarlane Auditorium in DePerno Hall, marks an historic point in the fraternity’s 47-year history, commemorating the rebirth of the Omicron Phi Chapter after nearly a decade of inactivity.

As an AXP Colony, Omicron Phi will work to rebuilding the Chapter along with the process of developing a new policy and procedures in order to be a fully recognized Chapter.

The AXP National Staff, the Omicron Phi Graduate Chapter, their Academic Adviser and the Inter-Greek Council advise the Omicron Phi Colony.

For more information on Greek life at Utica College, visit http://www.utica.edu/student/activities/organizations/igc/gogreek.cfm

About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls more than 4,000 students in 38 undergraduate majors, 29 minors, 20 graduate programs and a number of pre-professional and special programs.

Matty Kriston Campos
Utica College Physics Program
(808) 222-4708
President, Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity (Colony)
Vice-President, Utica College Arts Club
Vice-President, International Students Club
Vice-President, Asian Student Union
Treasurer, Harold Frederic English Society
Resident Assistant, Office of Residence Life


Robert Halliday, Ph.D.
Associate Provost
201B DePerno Hall

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