Our chapter aims to help our members grow and succeed through professional, social and philanthropic development. Over the past four years of our chapter's existence, the Eta Beta Chapter has participated in numerous events, and had many accomplishments.
Professional Development Achievements
Last April, the Eta Beta Chapter competed in multiple events at the Pi Sigma Epsilon National Convention in St. Louis, Missouri. We were selected as finalists for Top Management Team, and Top Recruitment Campaign, and also competed in various other competitions. We were thrilled to take home the award for Top New Chapter, which commended us on our progress made as a chapter over the course of our first year.
During the Pi Sigma Epsilon North Central Regional Conference, we had our very own Patrick Lewis take second place in the Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon competition. Patrick beat skilled students from all around the region, to gain recognition for his sales skills, and a free trip to the national competition in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
This year, as we approach the 2017 National Convention, we have been selected as a finalist for Top Silver Chapter. Additionally, our own Kent Kubani was awarded The Future Leaders Award, for showing great potential in his leadership skills and commitment to Pi Sigma Epsilon.
Every semester as a part of the initiation process our new members must plan and execute a fundraiser for a charity of their choosing. Most recently our members had a fundraiser at Tropical Smoothie in East Lansing to benefit those effected by the Flint Water Crisis.
Every year our chapter is invited to participate in Biz Bowl, an event put on by another business fraternity on campus. The Eta Beta Chapter made donations in order to play, and then we participated in the Volleyball tournament, and all the proceeds supported the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Last spring, we co-sponsored the Kelli Hughes Second Annual 5K Memorial run with the Global Sales Leadership Society. Overall we ended up surpassing the goal of $10,000, doubling the amount raised the prior year. We are currently in the planning stages of The Third Annual Kelli Hughes 5K, which will be held April 23rd. We hope to significantly surpass the amount we raised last year.
The brothers of Pi Sigma Epsilon also recognize the importance of social events, which is why we always strive to give members opportunities to have fun and get to know one another. We have at least one social event each month for members to continue to interact with each other, and sometimes more. These include an annual hayride, formal, senior sendoff, Pistons games, and more. These social events encourage our members to have enjoy themselves and know they're an integral part of our chapter. Additional, members are paired up with an older member to create a mentorship to help younger students get more acclimated in both MSU and PSE.