The Office of Student Life at Randolph-Macon
College is proud to announce the addition of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. to
its fraternity and sorority
community. The Theta Epsilon Chapter of Iota Phi Theta was granted a charter on
January 24, 2013.
The charter line consists of five young men: John Hollemon III ’13,
Bernard Burwell ’15, Khalil Stuckey ’15, Kervin
Owusu ’15 and Larry Noutcha ’15. The Theta Epsilon
Chapter of Iota Phi Theta joins the Tau Delta Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,
Inc. in creating the Randolph-Macon College Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC).
“The addition of Iota Phi Theta and the Randolph-Macon College Chapter of the NPHC
represents a new and exciting era in fraternity and sorority life at Randolph-Macon
College,” says James McGhee, assistant dean of students. “NPHC is the national governing
council for the nine historically black fraternities commonly referred to as the
Hollemon is a communication studies
major and president of the Theta Epsilon Chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.
“We are a fraternity that was founded in the midst of the Civil Rights movement
and our motto is ‘Building A Tradition, Not Resting Upon One,” he says. “Our purpose
is ‘The Development and Perpetuation of Scholarship, Leadership, Citizenship, Fidelity,
and Brotherhood among Men.’ We are very excited about Iota Phi Theta’s arrival to
the R-MC campus. We want to have a positive impact on the R-MC and Ashland communities
through our community service, mentoring and campus programs.” Iota Phi Theta, founded
in 1963, has approximately 30,000 members.
Stuckey, who serves as secretary, says, “One of the things that I am excited about
is that, through this fraternity, I can make a difference in the school community
and try to help out and improve the broader community.”
Randolph-Macon College currently has seven Inter-fraternity Council Fraternities,
three College Panhellenic Sororities, two National Pan-Hellenic organizations, and
one Co-Ed Service Fraternity.