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Theta Iota Chapter

Texas State University
Founded: September 9, 2017
Status: Active
Ideal Chapter Size: 90
Conduct History: Health & Safety Violation (2019)


Chapter History

The Theta Iota Provisional Chapter at Texas State was started in the Fall of 2015 by Kenny Denton, East Carolina '11. The Initiation Ceremony was held on November 22, 2015 and was conducted by Jay Grothause, Bowling Green '10. The provisional chapter initiated 66 men and the initiation was assisted by Theta Delta (Houston). The Colonization Ceremony was held on December 9, 2015 by Jay Grothause, Bowling Green '10. The founding President was Brett Harp, Texas State '15.

The Chartering Ceremony occurred on September 9, 2017 at the Embassy Suites in San Marcos, TX. Keynote speakers included Grand Councilor, Greg Kroencke, Illinois ’91 and Chapter President, Blake Leclair, Texas State ’15. Assistant Director of Chapter Development Jay Grothause, Bowling Green '10, represented Fraternity Staff.

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