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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ATO loses university recognition, expected to appeal

ATO loses university recognition, expected to appeal

Following an investigation from the Division of Student Affairs, Belmont’s Alpha Tau Omega chapter is no longer recognized by the university and has less than 48 hours to appeal the decision. “ATO leaders received a letter from the Office of the Dean of Students Monday, notifying them that we would […]

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Chapter president confirms Phi Tau in good standing after investigation

Chapter president confirms Phi Tau in good standing after investigation

The Belmont Phi Kappa Tau chapter was, but is no longer, under investigation by Belmont’s Division of Student Affairs, Phi Tau President Austin Coleman confirmed Friday. The fraternity is now in good standing with the university, Coleman said. Phi Tau’s investigation started after Student Affairs found out about a gathering […]

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ATO national office confirms Belmont chapter under investigation

ATO national office confirms Belmont chapter under investigation

At least one Belmont fraternity is currently under investigation by the university. Micah Roeder, Director of Chapter services at Alpha Tau Omega’s national office, confirmed to the Vision on Oct. 24 that the Belmont chapter of ATO was being investigated by Belmont’s administration. Roeder said he could not further comment […]

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Second Lily 5K raises $8,600 for sister of ATO Vice President

Second Lily 5K raises $8,600 for sister of ATO Vice President

Belmont students and community members lined up in the cold October weather Saturday morning for the second Lily 5K Fun Run — raising more than $8,600. The money raised will go to Alpha Tau Omega Vice President Joe LaMartina’s four-year-old sister Lily, who is currently in treatment for acute lymphoblastic […]

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