Oregon State University

Phi Gamma Delta - FIJI

Council Membership: 
Interfraternity Council (IFC)
Chartered: 
1921
Mission: 

The Kappa Omicron Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta fosters an environment where enduring friendships encourage, enlighten, and motivate individuals to realize their personal and academic potential.

Addresses
Physical: 

348 NW 25th St. Corvallis, OR 97330

Mailing: 

348 NW 25th St. Corvallis, OR 97330

Phone Numbers
Office: 
(425) 387-5574
Membership
House Capacity: 
70
Total Members: 
65
Recruitment Requirements: 

Minimum HS GPA of 3.0

Extra curricular activities and community service

Genuine desire to make positive contribution to a leadership organization

Organization Facts: 

Five core fraternity values – Friendship, Knowledge, Service, Morality, and Excellence

Founding year: 1848

Phi Gamma Delta at OSU is the only dry fraternity on campus, prohibiting alcohol and other substances from the fraternity grounds; providing our members with an environment where they can effectively focus on academics and relationships within the fraternity. 

Chapter Facts: 

Academics

1st Runner Up in Fraternity GPA on the Oregon State Campus

Chapter Cumulative GPA for 2012/2013 school year: 3.21

Over to $35,000 in scholarships given out to undergrads every year

Brothers living in the fraternity are provided with $200 scholarships for every term they earn a 3.0 while active in the fraternity

Leadership

Most Outstanding OSU Chapter, Runner Up (2013)

Named Oregon State University’s 2013 Rising Greek Organization, and the only chapter accepted into the university’s prestigious Circle of Excellence (2013)

Awarded the Brennan Cup in 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2006 (Awarded to the most outstanding fraternity at OSU) 

Community Service

Phi Gamma Delta at OSU is well known for having the most extensive community service program, completing over 4,300 hours of community service each year

The fraternity partners with Jackson Street Youth Shelter, Habitat for Humanity, and Heartland Humane Society to provide three community service projects for brothers each week

Athletics

IM Cup champions 2011-2012

Social life

Annual functions including Purple Garter and Black Diamond house dances, as well as house function, the coveted limo function, and the famous FIJI Islander

Scheduled Events include Mom's Weekend, Dad's Weekend, Homecoming, football season tailgaters, and several others

Brotherhood Events range from annual brotherhood retreats, an annual rafting trip, weekly brotherhood events during the school year, as well as road trips and other events organized by brothers

Famous Alumni: 

Philip H. Knight (Oregon, 1959): Co-Founder, Owner & President, Nike Corporation; billionaire

Dick Costolo (Michigan,1985): CEO of Twitter

John Gottschalk (Nebraska, 1965): President of the Boy Scouts of America

Calvin Coolidge (Amherst, 1895): Thirtieth President of the United States of America

Robert S. McNamara (California, 1937): Former United States Secretary of Defense

Jim Gaffigan (Purdue University, 1987): Comedian

Bob McGrath (Michigan, 1954); "Bob" on Sesame Street

Morgan Spurlock (NYU, 1993): Independent Movie Director, creator of Super Size Me

Seth Meyers (Northwestern University, 1996): TV Cast Member, Head Writer, Saturday Night Live

Philanthropy: 

Local Philanthropy: Jackson Street Youth Shelter, Habitat for Humanity, Heartland Humane Society

National Philanthropy: The Red Cross

Contact Info

Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life,
431-433 Snell Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331 - 541-737-5432
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