Statistics from the spring semester indicate Pi Kappa Phi members are well ahead of the average Purdue student.
The average all-men’s GPA for the spring semester 2015 was 2.85. The average of the 41 fraternities was 2.89.
Pi Kappa Phi had a 3.02 average GPA in the spring. That breaks down as follows:
• 60.0 percent of the chapter were at a 3.0 or higher.
• 30.4 percent earned semester honors and/or dean’s list recognition.
• 6.7 percent had 4.0s.
• 5.2 percent were on co-op or study abroad in the spring.
Among the 41 fraternities at Purdue, Pi Kappa Phi was No. 2 in size (152 members), No. 2 in philanthropy dollars raised ($7,979 during 2015 thus far) and No. 7 in average GPA (3.02).
Pi Kappa Phi, 330 N. Grant St., has been the winner of the RB Stewart Award, which signifies the top fraternity at Purdue, in six of the last eight years. It has also won the
Founders Award from the national fraternity three out of the last six years, signifying it as in the top 10 percent of chapters nationwide.
The fraternity will be holding new member recruitment open houses throughout the first three weeks of classes. Generally speaking recruitment events are Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays with the first week of school being the exception.
If you are interested in checking Pi Kappa Phi out, the earlier the better.