FRATERNITY NEWS

FridayPiday: Jeremy Tisser (Cal State – Northridge, 2009)

Do you ever find yourself humming to the tune of your favorite TV show? Have you ever been caught hanging on the edge of your seat as the last few musical notes of your favorite movie play out? Music is a universal language that Brother Jeremy Tisser (Cal State – Northridge, 2009) speaks. For the last ten years, he has spent his life scoring 70 projects in film, TV and video games. Brother Tisser has broken barriers in the video game industry and become the go-to virtual reality (VR) composer. His most recent project in VR was Survios’ highly-anticipated pirate [...]

FridayPiday: Ben Kallos (Albany, 2002)

Editor’s Note: This interview and article was written several weeks ago, before the outbreak of Coronavirus in the United States. Brother Kallos is currently working around the clock on behalf of his constituents and the residents of New York City. We wanted to present this article to continue to highlight the successes of AEPi alumni in our communities and to provide just a little non-pandemic news. Brother Ben Kallos (Albany, 2002) loves New York City. He’s lived there his whole life and has a keen appreciation of the limitless opportunities the Big Apple has to offer. It’s this deep love [...]

Voices: Thoughts on a Quarantined World

Rabbi Dov Hillel Klein is known as a “Chassidic Renaissance Man.” Since 1985, Klein has been the Executive Director of Chabad at Northwestern University servicing students, faculty and staff. He also brings 33 years of teaching experience to his students. Rabbi Klein is a Brother of Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity and currently an Assistant Regional Governor. He is also an international Rabbi and chapter advisor for the Tau Delta chapter. Below, Rabbi Klein shares his thoughts on the impact of COVID-19. For more information about COVD-19 and how it may affect your chapter, click here. A student of the Tzemach [...]

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FridayPiday: Jeremy Tisser (Cal State – Northridge, 2009)

Do you ever find yourself humming to the tune of your favorite TV show? Have you ever been caught hanging on the edge of your seat as the last few musical notes of your favorite movie play out? Music is a universal language that Brother Jeremy Tisser (Cal State – Northridge, 2009) speaks. For the last ten years, he has spent his life scoring 70 projects in film, TV and video games. Brother Tisser has broken barriers in the video game industry and become the go-to virtual reality (VR) composer. His most recent project in VR was Survios’ highly-anticipated pirate [...]

FridayPiday: Ben Kallos (Albany, 2002)

Editor’s Note: This interview and article was written several weeks ago, before the outbreak of Coronavirus in the United States. Brother Kallos is currently working around the clock on behalf of his constituents and the residents of New York City. We wanted to present this article to continue to highlight the successes of AEPi alumni in our communities and to provide just a little non-pandemic news. Brother Ben Kallos (Albany, 2002) loves New York City. He’s lived there his whole life and has a keen appreciation of the limitless opportunities the Big Apple has to offer. It’s this deep love [...]

FridayPiday: Earl Barish (Manitoba, 1963)

In preparation for Mensch Madness, AEPi’s philanthropic twist on March Madness, we’re going to feature Brothers with a connection to college basketball — something close to the heart of Founder Charles C. Moskowitz. Register your Mensch Madness bracket before Thursday, March 19! Brother Earl Barish (Manitoba, 1963) will never forget attending his first college basketball game. He was on a trip to Detroit and was asked to attend one at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. “Seeing 15,000 students screaming at the top of their lungs and rooting for their team was such an intense experience. You could cut the [...]

FridayPiday: Truman Brody-Boyd (Virginia, 2019)

In preparation for Mensch Madness, AEPi’s philanthropic twist on March Madness, we’re going to feature Brothers with a connection to college basketball — something close to the heart of Founder Charles C. Moskowitz. Register your Mensch Madness bracket before Thursday, March 19! Brother Truman Brody-Boyd (Virginia, 2019) had a sports secret he was keeping for years. During most sport outings, while his friends and fellow fans were cheering on the team or heading to a tailgate; Brother Brody-Boyd would say he was busy working “behind the scenes” with the athletic department. What he didn’t tell you was that he was [...]

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Voices: Thoughts on a Quarantined World

Rabbi Dov Hillel Klein is known as a “Chassidic Renaissance Man.” Since 1985, Klein has been the Executive Director of Chabad at Northwestern University servicing students, faculty and staff. He also brings 33 years of teaching experience to his students. Rabbi Klein is a Brother of Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity and currently an Assistant Regional Governor. He is also an international Rabbi and chapter advisor for the Tau Delta chapter. Below, Rabbi Klein shares his thoughts on the impact of COVID-19. For more information about COVD-19 and how it may affect your chapter, click here. A student of the Tzemach [...]

Voices: How I Turned My Back on Hate

TM Garret is a German-American author, producer, filmmaker and human rights activist. In his youth, TM was involved in—and started—a number of white supremacist and KKK-affiliated groups in Germany, where he was born and raised. Radicalized through music as a teenager, TM eventually left the white supremacist movement. He relocated to the U.S. and founded C.H.A.N.G.E., a Memphis-based non-profit organization that engages in community outreach programs, food drives, seminars, anti-racism campaigns and anti-violence campaigns. Today, in addition to running C.H.A.N.G.E., TM helps young people leave extremist movements and speaks to students about his journey from hate to compassion. Before November [...]

AEPi Voices: How My Son Became My Brother

Brother David Ogman (Florida, 1998) was recently honored at our South Florida Celebration Gala on Sunday, December 8, 2019 for his contributions to AEPi. He is the founder and president of the AEPi South Florida Business & Professionals Alumni Network. David is a wealth advisor at Merrill Lynch and his wife, Stacey, is a senior state attorney representing abused, abandoned and neglected children. At the event, their son, Jordan Ogman, had the honor of being initiated into the fraternity by Supreme Scribe Scott Knapp (Florida State, 2002). Jordan is fighting a debilitating, fatal, neurodegenerative Jewish genetic disease. Because of the [...]

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