Web www.sigmaalphaepsilon.info Welcome to the Feb 2013 issue of the Charlotte SAE Alumni Association Newsletter. Contact us if you have any information you want to add. Email John Stringfellow at email@example.com. Social Calendar Thursday, April 18 – Brothers Brent Wiseman, Mike Dolan, and David Watson invite you to join them as their guest at the Afton Tavern, 355 John Galt Way NW, in Concord, North Carolina, 7 pm. Casual attire and spouses and dates are welcome. Light food and beverages are included. Thursday, May 23 – Brother Alan Simonini invites you a casual social starting at 7 pm, at the model home for Charndon Village, corner of Boyce and Sardis Roads in southeast Charlotte. Click here to visit his development. Casual attire and spouses and dates are welcome. Thursday, July 11 – Tentative date to be approved. Social at the home of Brother Steve Burgess. Details to be provided. NC Beta News (UNC Charlotte) - http://saencbeta.com The chapter was awarded the SAE Province Omicron Zeal Award on Saturday, Feb 23, 2013, recognizing it as the most outstanding chapter in North Carolina. The Tri Province Leadership School, including chapters from NC, SC, VA, GA and TN, was hosted by the chapter at UNC-Charlotte. In addition, the chapter won the Province Song Competition Award on Friday, Feb 22. In other news, the chapter placed 1st in IFC grades for the fall semester, was above the all-campus GPA, and became the largest fraternity on campus. Contact Brijesh Kisham at email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or requests of the chapter. NC Theta News (Davidson) – www.davidsonsae.edu The chapter’s average GPA (grade point ratio) continued to be among the best on campus among fraternities, with a 3.1 overall. A new eminent archon was elected – Sam Gray, email email@example.com. NC Delta Chapter Closed The NC Delta Chapter at UNC Wilmington was closed by the administration and SAE National effective Friday, Feb 7, 2013. Founded in 1981, the chapter was charged with various university policy violations and had already been on probation. UNCW indicated that SAE can recolonize in 2015. 1|Page Contact: John Stringfellow, Secretary/Treasurer – Email firstname.lastname@example.org Join our LinkedIn Group and Facebook Group! Web www.sigmaalphaepsilon.info Elon University Interest Group During the Tri Province Leadership School at UNC Charlotte Feb 22-23, we hosted an” interest group” of students from Elon University that might be interested in affiliation with SAE. Elon’s Greek Community (visit their web site here) is very strong with 8 national IFC chapters. SAE has tried for a decade to colonize at Elon, and this could be the opportunity we are waiting for. More details later as we see if SAE is selected. Questions? Contact Mike Corelli, Province Omicron Archon, at email Corelli@wcu.edu. Alumnus Running for Supreme Council SAE will have its bi annual convention this summer (2013) in Chicago, June 29-July 1. Brother Mike Corelli, Province Omicron Archon, has announced his campaign to run for the Eminent Supreme Chronicler position on the Supreme Council. He was Eminent Archon of his Illinois Gamma Chapter, and serves as the Associate Director of Leadership Programs and Director of the Office of Leadership and Student Involvement at Western Carolina University. Visit his FACEBOOK Page to learn more about this distinguished alumnus. Support Mike by writing him at email email@example.com or phone 847-830-0836. Spotlight Townes Moser, ’10 NC Delta/UNCW, has opened a business called Discover Lenny Boy in Charlotte, 2224 Hawkins Street. His mission is to provide the highest quality raw, local Kombucha to whomever so chooses to take a sip in the Carolinas. Lenny Boy was created through an interest in a healthy lifestyle, a passion for fermentation and an obsession with Kombucha Tea. Townes is the owner and Master Brewer. His email is firstname.lastname@example.org. Peter Pappas ’82 NC Alpha/NCSU, was featured in a recent article in the Observer. He is a real estate developer who built his brand creating high-end master-planned communities and mixed-use projects centered on luxury condominiums. Started in 1999, Pappas Properties has specialized in building mixed-use projects centered around high-end condos and luxury retail. They include the award-winning Nantucket-themed Birkdale Village in Huntersville that mixes homes with shopping and dining, and Phillips Place in SouthPark, where luxury retail, high-end restaurants and residences are nestled amid a backdrop built to resemble a main street. Contact Peter at 2|Page Contact: John Stringfellow, Secretary/Treasurer – Email email@example.com Join our LinkedIn Group and Facebook Group! Web www.sigmaalphaepsilon.info Alumni Notes Brother Matthew Jordan, '03 NC Epsilon/ASU, has joined the Duke Energy Corporation as an IT Project Manager. Matt was one of the original founders of NC Epsilon in 1999. He is married to Anna and resides in Kannapolis. Bob Cauthen, ’71 SC Gamma/Wofford, president and general manager of Southern Coastal Marketing Services in Pineville. SCMS has been a Broadcast Equipment Solutions provider for 36 years. It is a privately held company that started in Pineville, North Carolina, in 1976. SCMS Inc has been a family owned and operated company that continues to provide solutions for Radio and TV stations around the world by partnering with leading manufacturers Andy Howe, ’81 AZ Beta/Arizona State, is a financial solutions representative with GCG Wealth Management, Inc. Andy studied at Western Michigan University and Arizona State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Marketing Degree. Andy has been associated with GCG Wealth Management since 1994 and is a veteran in the life insurance and financial services industry. Andy is a member of NAIFA, MDRT, Court of the Table and has been recognized for being a leader in his field, qualifying for MDRT 14 times and COT seven times. Reach out to Andy at firstname.lastname@example.org. CSAE Survey We want to hear from you! Please complete our online survey so we can make sure that our programs and mission are meeting your needs. Click here or choose the icon to the left to reach the survey. Thanks for your feedback! Hosts Needed We are looking for alumni to host socials for the Association in 2013. Please contact John Stringfellow at email email@example.com if interested for the details. 3|Page Contact: John Stringfellow, Secretary/Treasurer – Email firstname.lastname@example.org Join our LinkedIn Group and Facebook Group! Web www.sigmaalphaepsilon.info New Web Site URL Starting next week, you will be able to access our web site with www.CharlotteSAE.com, in addition to www.sigmaalphaepislon.info. Our new email address will be CSAE@CharlotteSAE.com. National News Registration for the 78th John O. Moseley Leadership School is now in the normal registration period. The event will take place August 5-9, 2013, on board Royal Caribbean’s Majesty of the Seas. Click HERE for more information on the event and to access registration. This normal registration period runs through April 3 at a cost of $600 per delegate. In advance of the digital release of The Phi Alpha convention publication, two new pieces of information have become available. The Fraternity Laws committee has compiled a master list of Fraternity Laws proposals that alumni and collegiate members may review before convention business. Click HERE to view the PDF of the proposals. In addition, the mileage-fund chart for chapters is available to assist undergraduate delegates in budgeting for their travel expenses. Click HERE to view a PDF of the chapter mileage-fund chart. Early-bird registration for our 157th Anniversary Convention runs through April 15, 2013. The cost during this period is $400 for collegiate delegates and $450 for alumni delegates. You can find the online registration, as well as additional details and hotel reservations, anytime online by clicking HERE. In conjunction with Global Youth Service Day, our True Gentleman Day of Service will be held April 26- 28, 2013. We encourage our groups to perform any service or philanthropic event supporting any organization or people during that weekend. In order to help document the weekend and let us know about the good deed, we encourage participating groups to complete our Day of Service Commitment Form by clicking HERE. Officer & Chapter Contacts o President: Michael LeBard, Email email@example.com o Secretary: John Stringfellow, Email firstname.lastname@example.org o President Emeritus: Bob Millice, Email NCsaeBob@yahoo.com o NC Beta Advisor: Johnny White, Email email@example.com o Eminent Archon, NC Theta at Davidson – Sam Gray, Email firstname.lastname@example.org o Eminent Archon, NC Beta at UNCC – Evan Wardrop, Email email@example.com o Province Omicron Archon – Mike Corelli, Email firstname.lastname@example.org 4|Page Contact: John Stringfellow, Secretary/Treasurer – Email email@example.com Join our LinkedIn Group and Facebook Group!