Spring ’22: Out with the old, in with the new

Welcome to the spring ’22 class of new brothers and “later on” to a departing graduating class seniors. There is much to be proud of here. 15 years ago, the chapter was shuttered and our future was in question. Today the brotherhood thrives and perseveres. They are 60+ brothers strong,...

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2021 Composite

Smile for the Birdie — Alumni buy undergrads a composite

When we shared the news that our chapter was struggling to balance the budget in the midst of the pandemic, Kevin Mickelberg ’96 challenged his brothers to preserve a piece of our history — namely a composite photo. In 2020, Covid-19 left the undergrads with financial challenges. Most students sat...

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Horvath Las Vegas

Brothers’ News – Fall 2021

Some Pi Lams are doing great things, while others… Seth Horvath ’18 – Vegas baby! Seth Horvath is rolling the dice on Medical School. He was recently accepted at Touro University, no, not the Mexican tourism college but a medical school in Nevada conveniently located just 15 minutes from Las...

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Congratulations Class of 2021!

Though they spent their senior year hermetically sealed in a bubble, they lived like kings at the stately 2000 North Broad manor. And after four-ish years at Temple, 23 (Yes, twenty-three!) brothers collected a sheet of paper that may or may not help them find gainful employment. Our 2021 Spring...

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MLK Day Block Cleanup

Undergrad News – Winter/Spring 2021

Undergrads clean up on MLK Day In an event organized by State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta ’12 and a city sanitation worker, known on Instagram as Ya Fav Trashman, Pi Lam undergrads pitched in to clean up the “hood” on Martin Luther King Day.  Nick Palomba ’22 – Pandemic Health Ambassador...

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2000 North Broad Street

Undergrads Move Back to 2000 North Broad.

Congratulations to the undergraduate brothers who recently scored a new, but familiar, chapter house — 2000 North Broad! How did it happen? The house has been vacant since 2018, when the previous occupants were unceremoniously asked to leave. But previous efforts to lease the house failed due to an inability...

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Tommy Walsh

Congratulations 2020 graduates!

Congrats to the 2020 Covid class! Unfortunately they did their cap and gown walk in their back yard, but they took home that magic shingle that will surely land them a job in either the the food service or housekeeping industries. Welcome to the ranks of dues-paying alumni! Meet the...

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70s Zoom call

Virtual Happy Hours Help Brothers Share Dumb Stories

We’ve always been a crafty bunch, able to dodge the rules that did not suit us, but who knew we’d embrace technology to stay in touch?  Our first virtual event for a group of guys of who grew up with rotary phones was a big hit! Initially the gentlemen from...

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Sigma Iota Sigma

Chapter Began as a Local founded in 1924

The undergraduates recently found evidence through Temple archives* that the PA Alpha Delta chapter was originally founded as a local fraternity in 1924. The local chapter, known as the Alpha chapter of Sigma Iota Sigma, was the only one of its kind. Presumably, the founders of the chapter established ΣΙΣ...

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