Pi Kappa Phi’s Nate Longo was honored as Purdue’s best fraternity president during an awards ceremony on April 8.
“The Outstanding Chapter Presidents awards recognize individuals who have held the role of president for either the Fall 2018 or Spring 2019 semesters,” said the presenter. “The recipients provide direction to the chapter they serve and have worked to better the fraternity and sorority experience for members. They work in conjunction with the Fraternity, Sorority and Cooperative Life Office, its team of advisers and organization headquarters to enact positive change.”
Longo was selected from among eight nominees.
“As president, Longo had the keen ability to bring guys together,” the nomination read. “Historically, the chapter has been blessed with outstanding leaders. Each brings his own contributions. With Longo, he had the ability to comprehend where all the chapter members were – from the new associate members to the most veteran.
“Each had a voice in the chapter and Longo had the ability to coalesce a wide variety of backgrounds and priorities to assist the chapter achieve greater heights.”
Longo, from Dublin, Ohio, maintains a cumulative 4.0 GPA in electrical engineering. He is the 2019 IFC president.