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1 THE TRUE PIKE NEW MEMBER EDUCATION – ONE WEEK PRIOR

2 Pi Kappa Alpha Preamble Sunday evening, March 1, 1868 University of Virginia For the establishment of friendship on a firmer and more lasting basis, for the promotion of brotherly love and kind feeling; for the mutual benefit and advancement of the interests of those with whom we sympathize and deem worthy of our regard; We have resolved to form a Fraternity, believing that, thus we can most successfully accomplish our object. Robertson Howard Julian Edward Wood James Benjamin Sclater, Jr. Fredrick Southgate Taylor Littleton Waller Tazewell (Bradford) William Alexander

3 Our Mission Pi Kappa Alpha is dedicated to developing men of integrity, intellect, and high moral character and to fostering a truly lifelong fraternal experience. To fulfill this mission, Pi Kappa Alpha will: Encourage all our members to live the values taught in our ritual. Provide innovative services and programs designed to enrich the lives of our undergraduates, alumni, and communities. Create opportunities for our undergraduate and alumni members to participate in the life of Pi Kappa Alpha on a daily basis. Promote and foster a spirit of pride, loyalty, inclusion and respect for Pi Kappa Alpha and its rich history. Empower our undergraduate and alumni members to help shape Pi Kappa Alpha's future by being informed ambassadors and involved advocates. Encourage our undergraduate and alumni members to take an active role in advancing Pi Kappa Alpha's interests by volunteering their time and by contributing to the fraternity's annual giving campaign. Communicate effectively and efficiently with our alumni, students and host institutions through various channels on a continuous basis. Value academic achievement and practice academic integrity. Establish positive and lasting relationships with our host institutions, alumni and communities. Encourage our members to be of strong mind and body.

4 Our Vision Pi Kappa Alpha will set the standard of integrity, intellect, and achievement for our members, host institutions, and the communities in which we live.

5 Our Creed We believe in the importance of virtue and commit to living the values of the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. We recognize that truth is the foundation of all lasting association, and we will seek wisdom and knowledge while serving others in modesty and dignity. Recalling that Pi Kappa Alpha is a lifelong commitment, I therefore reaffirm to live my life with honor and courage seeking the inherent worth in each person I meet; to accept all brothers of Pi Kappa Alpha in love and friendship; and to serve my faith, my family, my community, my alma mater, and my Fraternity. Only then, by living these virtues, will we realize our fullest potential.

6 The True PIKE Commitment Four Areas of commitments: To Myself To my Brothers To my Fraternity To my Community

7 Commitments to myself To practice academic integrity and strive for academic achievement. To meet all financial obligations on time. To preserve a sound mind and body, rejecting abuse of alcohol or drugs. To pursue career goals zealously, but with integrity. To promote brotherly love and kind feeling, nurturing friendships. To dedicate yourself to your family, your faith, and pursuit of the truth.

8 Commitments to my Brothers To challenge all brothers to uphold this code and hold accountable those who do not. To respect the dignity of all; not to tolerate physical or mental abuse of any human being. To seek and fulfill leadership roles and participate energetically in Fraternity activities. To encourage your Chapter to establish and enforce rigorous academic standards. To urge your Chapter not to tolerate abuse of alcohol or drugs. To actively recruit new members who you believe will uphold the Fraternity’s values. To participate enthusiastically in an education program to inculcate our values.

9 Commitments to my Fraternity To act at all events and activities in a manner that reflects Pi Kappa Alpha in a positive light. To reach out to Brothers beyond your own Chapter, and to welcome those who reach out to you. To participate actively in Fraternity-sponsored educational and leadership conferences. To volunteer my time as an alumnus to an area Chapter or Alumni Association or to the Fraternity. To provide financial support to Pi Kappa Alpha Foundation. To respect the Chapter’s property and the Fraternity’s symbols. To leave the Fraternity and your Chapter better than they were when you arrived.

10 Commitments to my Community To respect the health and safety of others. To participate in campus activities and stay involved with my alma mater beyond my graduation. To foster good relationships with the University faculty and administration. To serve my community through participation in civic organizations and events.

11 MORE INFORMATION IN CHAPTER 1 OF GARNET & GOLD QUESTIONS?


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