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Cornell New Member Orientation: Pizza Hunt

Originally Posted By Natasha A. Bartolotta

The second of our new member orientation events went very well this past week. This event is always a favorite among actives and new members as we get to sample delicious pizza from local restaurants in Ithaca. Our new members learned even more about the history and traditions of Alpha Zeta with guidance from our current actives throughout the pizza hunt. At the end of the night, they voted on their class pizza. The winner is: Napoli Pizzeria located in downtown Ithaca! 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (432)/Comments (0)/
Cornell Faculty BBQ

Cornell Faculty BBQ

Originally Posted By Natasha A. Bartolotta

On October 2, 2014, the Cornell Chapter hosted our first Faculty BBQ event. On a beautiful fall evening, we invited professors and faculty to come down to our house to enjoy a delicious meal cooked by our chef. We sat in our front yard enjoying the tasty barbecue dinner, each other's company, and the nice weather. It was a great networking event for our members to meet and speak with faculty on Cornell's campus from all academic areas. Even more than that, it was a time when we could ...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (543)/Comments (0)/
Cornell New Member Orientation: Campus Scavenger Hunt

Cornell New Member Orientation: Campus Scavenger Hunt

Originally Posted By Natasha A. Bartolotta

The first event of our new member orientation involved a campus wide scavenger hunt that both new members and actives participated in. As our new members went progressed through the hunt they learned important information about the purpose and traditions of Alpha Zeta fraternity and also learned our favorite house song. The scavenger hunt ended when all actives and new members came together on our Arts Quad to complete the puzzle of clues and sing our house song all together. Some actives ...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (552)/Comments (0)/

Cornell New Member Orientation: campfire night

Originally Posted By Natasha A. Bartolotta

The beginning of our new member orientation programs always begins with an overnight bonding trip for the new members to all meet one another and everyone in our chapter. This year, the event was held at our house with a small campfire in our front yard. Active members shared important traditions and stories of our chapter to the new members as we all enjoyed the warmth of the fire. Later on, our new members participated in fun team bonding games.  
Tuesday, October 7, 2014/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (424)/Comments (0)/
Cornell Pinning Night Fall 2014

Cornell Pinning Night Fall 2014

Originally Posted By Natasha A. Bartolotta

The Cornell chapter was so excited to have 12 new members present for our Fall 2014 pinning ceremony on September 22, 2014. This new class is one of the most diverse groups we have had and we can't wait to see what they will bring to our chapter. This formal ceremony marks the beginning of our new member orientation process; a time that involves learning Alpha Zeta history and traditions and participating in bonding activities for both new members and actives alike. We are very excited for ...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (456)/Comments (0)/
Cornell Chapter: Saturday Cookout

Cornell Chapter: Saturday Cookout

Originally Posted By Natasha A. Bartolotta

Back when the weather was very nice, the members of AZ Cornell came together for a small cookout at our house. We set up a grill and made delicious burgers, sausages, and grilled corn. It was a fun way for us to unwind after a full week of classes and a way for new people to come check out the house. 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (531)/Comments (0)/
Cornell Chapter: Beef-A-Palouza!

Cornell Chapter: Beef-A-Palouza!

Originally Posted By Natasha A. Bartolotta

Alpha Zeta at Cornell is so excited to announce the successful completion of our first Beef-A-Palouza event! We coordinated with the Beef Checkoff to hold an amazing educational and fun-filled day all about beef. On a beautiful, sunny Friday we spent all day outside on the Ag Quad engaging as many students as possible in our many activities and booths. There was hay bale tossing, roping, cows, free beef jerkey, and educational booths where students could guess what products contained beef ...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (594)/Comments (0)/
AZ Cornell Fall 2014 Rush

AZ Cornell Fall 2014 Rush

Cornell's chapter of Alpha Zeta has just ended a very fun and exciting rush week. We had a number of events at our house and out in the greater Ithaca area. Interested potential new members joined us for events such as barbecues at the house, trivia night at the Nines restaurant, trips to Purity Ice Cream, and an afternoon at Taughannock State Park. It was a great way for members to bond with each other and meet new people as well. After a fun start to the semester, we are looking forward to ...
Monday, September 15, 2014/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (519)/Comments (0)/
AZ Cornell at the Ithaca Polar Plunge

AZ Cornell at the Ithaca Polar Plunge

With the first days of spring arriving, it’s a perfect time for a swim in Cayuga Lake! This year 9 bravemembers of our chapter formed a team to participate in the Ithaca Polar Plunge on March 22nd. ThePolar Plunge is a special event in which teams gather together to run into the frigid waters of Cayuga Lake to raise support for the Special Olympics. Our team raised around $1000! We were so excited for the event and wore very brightly colored outfits to the plunge. One member even displayed ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (576)/Comments (0)/
Cornell Chapter Initiates 14 New Members

Cornell Chapter Initiates 14 New Members

The Cornell Chapter is very proud to welcome 14 new members! We recently just held our weekendchapter initiation event. Because our chapter is both a social and honors fraternity, our members are first initiated into our chapter, and then into the National Organization. Our current new members will be Nationally Initiated later this spring. Our chapter initiation is a weekend-long event that starts on Friday evening and concludes on Sunday morning. It starts with a ceremony on Friday night ...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (528)/Comments (0)/
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