Photos: Kappa Alpha Theta supports CASA with fall carnival event

Photos: Kappa Alpha Theta supports CASA with fall carnival event

The crisp fall air and crunchy leaves made Friday the perfect night for a carnival, and Belmont’s Kappa Alpha Theta chapter took the opportunity to raise money for its philanthropy. The CASA Carnival raised more than $6,000 for Court Appointed Special Advocates, which provides court appointed advocates for abused and […]

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Photos: Hunter Hayes performs at Phi Mu’s BonnaMu 2018

Photos: Hunter Hayes performs at Phi Mu’s BonnaMu 2018

Continuing an annual tradition, Belmont’s Phi Mu Theta chapter hosted BonnaMu Unplugged, featuring Hunter Hayes and other artists on Saturday at the McAfee Performing Arts Center. The benefit concert raised more than $63,000 for the Children’s Miracle Network, specifically for the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. In past […]

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Philanthropy and community highlighted at Greek Sing

Philanthropy and community highlighted at Greek Sing

Belmont Greek life raised more than $15,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at the annual Greek Sing event Sunday night. The night was emceed by Student Affairs’ Joe Mankowski, who oversees Greek Sing, and Hannah Hawkins, the vice president of programming on the Panhellenic Council. The evening started off […]

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Photos: Phi Mu’s Lily 5K event

Photos: Phi Mu’s Lily 5K event

Phi Mu’s Lily 5K event Saturday raised money for Lily LaMartina, a 5-year-old in remission from leukemia and the sister of a Belmont alumni. See the full photo gallery from the event below: – - Photos by Colby Crosby

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Belmont Greek life raises $18,000 for St. Jude at annual Greek Sing

Belmont Greek life raises $18,000 for St. Jude at annual Greek Sing

With amazing performances and fundraising, this year’s Greek Sing thoroughly entertained and raised money for a great cause. Kappa Alpha Theta took home the trophy, but most importantly, ticket sales from the event raised over $18,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. First up, Phi Kappa Tau stole the show […]

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Alpha Phi Alpha currently under suspension

Alpha Phi Alpha currently under suspension

Belmont’s newest fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha, has been suspended by the university and will stay that way until its members meet with Provost Dr. Thomas Burns. Burns could not comment on why the fraternity was suspended in the fall but said it came after an investigation. As a suspended organization, […]

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Phi Tau to follow new recruitment rules

Phi Tau to follow new recruitment rules

Phi Kappa Tau’s spring recruitment at Belmont will start Thursday night, with a new process that replaces the university’s previous 100 percent bid policy. The new recruitment model will more closely match the process used by Belmont’s National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternities, said Phi Tau President Joseph Smith. Recruitment will start […]

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No further action against Phi Tau following anonymous email allegations

No further action against Phi Tau following anonymous email allegations

An anonymous email sent to Belmont officials Saturday night criticized Belmont’s treatment of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and called out Phi Kappa Tau for holding a party where an under-aged member drank alcohol. The email from “Jane Doe” was sent to the Office of Student Organizations and Activities, members […]

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Belmont close to adding Alpha Kappa Alpha chapter

Belmont close to adding Alpha Kappa Alpha chapter

A new Belmont chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority could be “very close to becoming a reality,” said Vice President and Chief of Staff Dr. Susan West. If the AKA chapter is created at Belmont, it will join Delta Sigma Theta as the second predominantly African-American sorority on campus, […]

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University recognition officially removed from ATO following appeal process

University recognition officially removed from ATO following appeal process

Belmont has upheld its decision to remove university recognition from Alpha Tau Omega’s Iota Phi chapter, following an appeal filed by the chapter on Nov. 9. “We reviewed the appeal, and the appellate officer determined that there was nothing in the review of the appeal that would change the outcome,” […]

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Freshmen Greek recruitment to be held spring semester starting next school year

Freshmen Greek recruitment to be held spring semester starting next school year

Belmont University will no longer hold fall recruitment for first year students looking to join a Greek organization. Going forward, freshmen recruitment will only be held in the spring. The change to the current recruitment schedule was made for “many reasons,” said Provost Dr. Thomas Burns. “Chief among those reasons […]

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UPDATE: ATO files appeal to reverse university decision

UPDATE: ATO files appeal to reverse university decision

Alpha Tau Omega’s Iota Phi chapter has filed an appeal, challenging Belmont’s decision to remove the university’s recognition of the fraternity. On Monday, the fraternity received a letter from Belmont “notifying them that we would be permanently removing their recognition from the university,” said Provost Dr. Thomas Burns. This decision […]

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