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Bill F12-14 Senator Santangelo Collins December 5, 2012 Theta Theta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. at McNeese State University Whereas, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity (Theta Theta Chapter) is a student governed organization whose purpose is to serve as the cornerstone for bonding, achievement, and collaboration amongst affiliated NPHC organizations. Alpha Phi Alpha also serves as one of the premier service organizations at McNeese State University; Whereas, the Theta Theta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha is an active organization on campus which strives for excellence in academics and community service, while building bonds between organizations and the community. The Theta Theta chapter has successfully completed Project Alpha, Phresman Phorum 101 to ensure academic success, and our annual Miss Black and Gold Scholarship Pageant. Since the Fall semester of 2008, Alpha Phi Alpha has also taken part in constructing study sessions to ensure in academic success. In addition, Alpha Phi Alpha participates in programs to express college life with high school students to support higher education. Alpha Phi Alpha is very involved on campus by hosting and participating in events such as; Homecoming Step Shows, Stroll-Offs, Volleyball games, Football games, and many more. Every Fall, Alpha Phi Alpha host “Alpha Week”. Alpha Week is a week dedicated to the fraternity in which Alpha Phi Alpha host different programs pertaining to education, student health, and different social events. Whereas, the 50th Annual Louisiana District Conference will be hosted in Lafayette, Louisiana on the weekend of January 18th-20th. Attending these conventions, the members of Alpha Phi Alpha will learn new methods in an effort to be more effective on campus. The 50th Annual Louisiana District conference will present ideas on programming, fundraising, and leadership development that will benefit the organizations’ members in many ways. At this conference new members are initiated and taught different protocols in which will be used to better serve as a members McNeese’s chapter (Theta Theta) of Alpha Phi Alpha. Current members are taught extensive leadership developments, and better ways to strengthen the organization not only campus wide but also in the community. Whereas, the Theta Theta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha will be given the opportunity to network with other chapters of Alpha Phi Alpha (both Undergraduate and Alumni), compare ideas, and learn new methods from their fraternity members of other universities across the region. This will allow our chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity to represent McNeese more effectively. Therefore, Be It Resolved, the Theta Theta chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha request to receive appropriations from the Organizations Fund of $2267.92 to cover hotel accommodations and student registration for the stated convention. _______________________ _________________________ Davante Lewis Caleb Whalley Student Government President Student Government Treasurer ___________________________ Terence Delaine Jr. Speaker of the Student Senate
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