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Bro. Hidalgo as Newest Black and Latino Achievers Program Director

Posted by on Sep 8, 2011 in Chapter Corner, Featuring Pi Pi Brothers | 0 comments

Bro. Hidalgo as Newest Black and Latino Achievers Program Director

Recently, Bro. James Hidalgo was added to the Capital District’s YMCA family as the newest Black and Latino Achievers Program Director. Below you will find a video clip of him introducing himself to the community. (more…)

Welcome!

Posted by on Apr 26, 2011 in Chapter Corner | 0 comments

Welcome to the Union Alphas (Internationally Renowned Pi Pi Chapter) Chapter Corner. Here you can expect to be updated on chapter happenings, read and discussion myraid of subject matters.

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The Sphinx and The President

Posted by on Jun 16, 2009 in Chapter Corner, College Days, Featuring Pi Pi Brothers | 0 comments

The Sphinx and The President

During our, the “Internationally Renowned” Pi Pi Chapter’s, annual Black and Gold Ball, themed Leadership in the 21st Century, we awarded our college President the Sphinx Award. The Sphinx Awarded to a student and a faculty, administrator or staff member of the college. The Sphinx Award symbolizes the outstanding effort and contribution the recipient has put forth in bettering the Union College and surrounding community. The student recipient of the award was Cybil Tribe ’11 for her continous community service leadership and involvement.

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Students Present Lessons Learned in Louisiana

Posted by on Jan 29, 2009 in Chapter Corner, College Days, Featuring Pi Pi Brothers | 0 comments

Students Present Lessons Learned in Louisiana

After the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 Union College formed a mini-term to Louisiana to assist in the rebuilding of the states Devastated areas. This article is about the knowledge and Western union online insights Union students took away from their time volunteering in Louisiana.

 Among other students, featured in the article is Bro. Williams. (more…)

Watson Watch ’09

Posted by on Jan 4, 2009 in Chapter Corner, Featuring Pi Pi Brothers | 0 comments

Watson Watch ’09


The Providence Journal did a piece titled, Nine People to Keep Your Eye On in ’09. Below is an excerpt highlighting the section of the article dedicated to Bro. Watson. (more…)

Providence Tomorrow

Posted by on Sep 27, 2007 in Chapter Corner | 0 comments

Providence Tomorrow


A featured article in Providence City News, highlights two active participants, one of which being Bro. Watson, in the Mount Hope community after a morning citywide planning workshop concerning the future of their community.

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Students, faculty return to rebuild New Orleans

Posted by on Jan 11, 2007 in Chapter Corner, College Days, Featuring Pi Pi Brothers | 0 comments

Students, faculty return to rebuild New Orleans – 01/11/2007
Author: Shauna Keeler

Featured Brother: Delon McAllister

“For many, the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 has been almost entirely forgotten.  However, for the 22 Union students and two faculty members that recently made the trip to New Orleans, the haunting images are still fresh in their minds.

Junior Delon McAllister, upon learning of the trip, was “”ecstatic to hear about the opportunity to go to New Orleans. I didn’t think twice about applying because I knew that it would be not only a great opportunity but an enriching experience as well.”" (more…)

Centennial: 1906 to 2006

Posted by on Dec 20, 2006 in Chapter Corner, College Days | 0 comments

Centennial: 1906 to 2006

On December 4, 2006, Alpha Phi Alpha, the first, largest, and most influential intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African Americans, found 100 years prior is celebrating their centennial. Alpha has supplied voice and vision to the struggle of African-Americans and people of color around the world.

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Students speak out in response to racist emails

Posted by on Nov 2, 2006 in Chapter Corner, College Days, Featuring Pi Pi Brothers | 0 comments

Students speak out in response to racist emails – 11/02/2006
Concordy Author: Dylan Breslin-Barnhart

Featured Brother: Na’eem Muhammad

Last Friday’s student-led rally united hundreds of Union students against intolerance and bigotry in a display of resolve that bolted administrators to their feet and grabbed the attention of two area newspapers and five television news channels. In an apparent effort to maintain the passion surrounding the rally, student leaders have kicked off an unofficial campaign of exposure. (more…)

Alpha Phi Alpha on recent events

Posted by on May 18, 2006 in By Pi Pi Brothers, Chapter Corner, College Days | 0 comments

Alpha Phi Alpha on recent events – 05/18/2006
Concordy Author:

To All Students, Faculty, and Staff:

The recent controversy over the racist and hateful remarks that were e-mailed to a Union College student of color has provided us with yet another example of an issue that has been plaguing Union for decades. It is no secret that Union College’s student body and administrative leadership is severely lacking in socioeconomic, geographic, racial, and ethnic diversity.  Indeed, Mr. “”Karl Kinsey Keller’s”" (KKK) vile remarks about the inherent inferiority and inability of minorities to represent the campus community, while individually reprehensible, are emblematic of a broader and more pertinent issue – a culture of exclusion that Union College and its leaders have consciously bred and fostered. (more…)