Mark your calendars! Start putting together your foursomes! Get out to the driving range and refine your game! The R.G. Swedo Golf Outing will be held this coming Saturday, August 25. Top ATO foursome wins the Heldman Trophy. Many more details to follow soon.
Congrats to Jack Klues ’77 on being inducted into the Illinois Fraternity and Sorority Alumni Hall of Fame on this past Saturday, April 21! Jim Dobrovolny ’71 presented a nice donation in Jack’s name on our behalf to the Adlon Dohme Jorgensen Greek Life Endowment Fund. Nice mention in the DI too – https://dailyillini.com/news/2018/04/21/five-illinois-alumni-inducted-into-fraternity-and-sorority-hall-of-fame/
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Congrats to the big winner of the Tau/Gamma Phi Madness NCAA BBall Tourney Bracket Challenge – Feed My Starving Children, who will receive a nice donation of $3,065 from our participants. Thanks to all who played and donated!! Congrats to our other winners:
1st – Quinn Carlson
2nd – Matt Menna
3rd – Joe Patrevito
Very happy to pass on the news that our BOT Chairman, Jack Klues ’77 has been selected to be inducted into The University of Illinois Fraternity & Sorority Alumni Hall of Fame for his “outstanding career in advertising and media, and his positive representation of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and the University of Illinois”. The Hall of Fame event is set to take place on Saturday, April 21st from 3-5pm at the Illini Union. Congrats Jack!! Very well deserved.
82’s will re-create pose from their pledge class walkout at the ” 82 Tau Walk Out” Happy Hour!
Thursday, March 29th
5:00 pm – 8 :00 pm
100 S Wacker
(close to train)
All Gamma Zetas and friends are welcome to come out, buy them a beer and witness this event which is sure to stop traffic dead on Wacker Drive. Don’t miss it!
Update… here are the 82’s almost 40 years later… keeping their shirts on but still having a lot of fun together! Lumpy, Jim Thompson, Greg Ewert, Dean, Bryan Leonard, Sanch and John Cochrane.
Check out Phillip Coover’s ’04 latest “Real Estate for Breakfast” podcast. His guest is Bob Cavoto ’75. Bob joins the podcast again to talk to Phil about successful interviewing and making an effective sales pitch, taking your career to the next level, and the state of the real estate jobs market. – Here’s a link to download. Be sure to give them a great rating on iTunes!!
Check out Phillip Coover’s ’04 latest “Real Estate for Breakfast” podcast. His guest is Bill “BB” Barry ’77. Very interesting, entertaining and valuable interview focused on Bill’s 29 years of experience financing commercial real estate – over $25 Billion worth!! – Here’s a link to download. Be sure to give them a great rating on iTunes!!
Enter the 5nd Annual 2018 “Tau and Gamma Phi Madness” NCAA Basketball Tourney Pool today!!
We’re very excited to announce that we’ve partnered with the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority for the Fall ’18 Feed My Starving Children event and they are joining in on the “Tau Madness” NCAA Basketball Tourney Pool too. The Gamma Phi undergrads, parents and alumni will be testing their college basketball picking skills along with us and the pool will be split 50/50 between the winners and Feed My Starving Children.
- Test your NCAA basketball tourney picking skills against ATO Gamma Zeta’s, Gamma Phi’s of all ages and around the world and their parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and friends.
- Make a $100 donation (we’re splitting the pot 50/50) between the pool winners and Feed My Starving Children, the undergrads’ “Signature” charity.
- Take a chance of winning a great pot
- Maybe get your name on a very cool trophy which will be displayed forever in the chapter house that you can show off to your children and grandchildren in the years to come!!
- Most importantly earn bragging rights over ATO Gamma Zeta’s and Gamma Phi’s and friends, young and old!
Here are the rules.
- Make a $100 Donation for each entry by completing the form below. You may submit multiple entries. Just be sure to donate $100 for each entry.
- You’ll receive a confirmation email with instructions to register and enter your picks with our pool manager runyourpool.com. (Note that you can set up your username and password now but will not be able to make your picks until after the final brackets are announced on “Selection Sunday” March 11.
You must make your donation and register and make your picks before the entry deadline of March 15 12:15 PM ET
Entry deadline: March 15 12:15 PM ET
Multiple entries allowed: Yes
Points awarded for wins (by round)
First Four: Play-in games are not included or scored
Second Round: 1 pt.
Third Round: 2 pts.
Sweet 16: 4 pts.
Elite 8: 8 pts.
Final 4: 16 pts.
Championship: 32 pts.
Championship game total points
First additional tiebreak: Pool points in Second Round
Second additional tiebreak: Pool points in Third Round
Split 50/50 between Feed My Starving Children and winners
Winners share will be split as follows:
1st place – 60%
2nd place – 25%
3rd place – 15%
Make your donation by clicking on the “Donate Here” button and completing the form below.
Note: If you would like to donate directly to Feed My Starving Children but do NOT want to participate in the “Tau and Gamma Phi Madness” Bracket you can make a donation directly to FMSC which will be credited to our event here.
We’ve begun the search for a Resident Director for the 2018/19 school year for Gamma Zeta. This is a great opportunity for a U of I Grad Student to learn, make some meaningful contacts and earn a little money with free room and board. Here’s a link to the full position description – https://atoillinois.com/gamma-zeta-resident-director-job-description/ which includes contact information if you know of someone who is interested. Please share with anyone who you think would be interested and qualified.