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Founded in 1848, Phi Gamma Delta is a men’s social fraternity represented on 138 campuses throughout the United States and Canada. Chartered on December 30th, 1921, the Kappa Omicron chapter of Phi Gamma Delta is continually among the best fraternities at Oregon State University. Having won 4 Brennan Cup awards since 2001, awarded to the most outstanding fraternity at OSU, Phi Gamma Delta, also known as FIJI, has proved to be an outstanding influence on the men who have joined her ranks. Based on the principles of Friendship, Knowledge, Service, Morality, and Excellence, FIJI prides itself on developing leaders who contribute to the community throughout their lives. Our living environment reflects this commitment to excellence and leadership, as evidenced by our voluntary declaration as a substance free chapter house in 1997. While our past accomplishments are something to be proud of, Phi Gamma Delta always strives to improve as a fraternity, ensuring that our members not only have an enjoyable experience while at Oregon State, but also preparing them for life after college. Our Mission Statement The Kappa Omicron Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta fosters an environment where enduring friendships encourage, enlighten, and motivate individuals to realize their personal and academic potential. Recent Awards Most Outstanding OSU Chapter, Runner Up (2013) Oregon State University’s 2013 Rising Greek Organization, and the only chapter accepted into the university’s prestigious Circle of Excellence (2013) Brennan Cup (Awarded to the most outstanding fraternity at OSU) 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006 Wilkinson Award (Presented to the most outstanding graduating senior of all the chapters in Phi Gamma Delta) Kirk Maag (2005) Wes Crawford (2006) Benton County Volunteer Crew of the Year as awarded by Habitat for Humanity (2012-2013)
Friendship and brotherhood leads us to foster an environment where enduring friendships encourage, enlighten, and motivate individuals to realize their personal and academic potential. Our brothers can say with great confidence that we have the strongest brotherhood on campus.
The Kappa Omicron Chapter boasts an impressive 3.20 Average Chapter GPA, which stands above Oregon State’s All Mens Average of 2.9.
In partnering with the Jackson Street Youth Shelter, Habitat for Humanity, and the Heartland Humane Society the Kappa Omicron chapter hosts three different community service projects every week for members to participate in, allowing them to explore the value of service towards others.
The environment and activities within the fraternity are designed to lead young men to identify their core values, and what it looks like to implement them on a regular basis. Through intentional leadership development and providing opportunities for personal growth, fraternity life in the chapter serves as a guiding light for all members in their journey through college.
The fraternity serves a fantastic model to develop well rounded men who earn an impressive GPA while maintaining involvement in campus organizations, leadership positions, community service, and professional development opportunities.