FRATERNITY NEWS

Brother Larry Berger (Albany, 1992)

For those in the sports industry, the importance of possessing key professional relationships cannot be overstated. Brother Larry Berger (Albany, 1992) has leveraged his impressive list of contacts, accumulated during a 30-year career which has included lengthy stints with NBA Entertainment, MSG Varsity, and USA TODAY Sports, to acquire access with the biggest names in sports history. The list of icons he has sat down with is a veritable who’s who of the greatest athletes the world has ever seen. From his earliest interviews, with Ernie Banks and Pee Wee Reese when Berger was a teenager, through his tenure with [...]

Brother Samuel Herb (Florida Atlantic, 2015)

Oscar Wilde once said, “Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.” This is key to what makes good song lyrics. Brother Samuel Herb (Florida Atlantic, 2015) left himself no other option than to pursue his dreams in country music. Throughout his art in music and lyrics, he has found success making country music in Nashville. Growing up Reform in Jacksonville Florida, Brother Herb had a Bar-Mitzvah and was confirmed. He celebrated all the major Jewish holidays like Passover, Rosh Hashanah, and Yom Kippur. “I was really big into NFTY (formerly known as the North American Federation for Temple [...]

Brother Jacob Kaplan (West Virginia, 2022)

Being successful requires overcoming obstacles and perseverance. Brother Jacob Kaplan (West Virginia, 2022) was born with cerebral palsy, but that didn’t stop him from playing soccer for the U.S Paralympics seven-a-side National Team. When he was in kindergarten, an orthopedic surgeon told Brother Kaplan's parents that playing sports would be the best medicine and that turned into his parents getting him involved with soccer, baseball and even flag football. When he was in second or third grade he just stuck to playing soccer. “Playing sports for me at a young age was very difficult just because it was hard to [...]

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Brother Larry Berger (Albany, 1992)

For those in the sports industry, the importance of possessing key professional relationships cannot be overstated. Brother Larry Berger (Albany, 1992) has leveraged his impressive list of contacts, accumulated during a 30-year career which has included lengthy stints with NBA Entertainment, MSG Varsity, and USA TODAY Sports, to acquire access with the biggest names in sports history. The list of icons he has sat down with is a veritable who’s who of the greatest athletes the world has ever seen. From his earliest interviews, with Ernie Banks and Pee Wee Reese when Berger was a teenager, through his tenure with [...]

Brother Samuel Herb (Florida Atlantic, 2015)

Oscar Wilde once said, “Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.” This is key to what makes good song lyrics. Brother Samuel Herb (Florida Atlantic, 2015) left himself no other option than to pursue his dreams in country music. Throughout his art in music and lyrics, he has found success making country music in Nashville. Growing up Reform in Jacksonville Florida, Brother Herb had a Bar-Mitzvah and was confirmed. He celebrated all the major Jewish holidays like Passover, Rosh Hashanah, and Yom Kippur. “I was really big into NFTY (formerly known as the North American Federation for Temple [...]

Brother Jacob Kaplan (West Virginia, 2022)

Being successful requires overcoming obstacles and perseverance. Brother Jacob Kaplan (West Virginia, 2022) was born with cerebral palsy, but that didn’t stop him from playing soccer for the U.S Paralympics seven-a-side National Team. When he was in kindergarten, an orthopedic surgeon told Brother Kaplan's parents that playing sports would be the best medicine and that turned into his parents getting him involved with soccer, baseball and even flag football. When he was in second or third grade he just stuck to playing soccer. “Playing sports for me at a young age was very difficult just because it was hard to [...]

AEPi VOICES

Voices: What Determines a Legacy?

In 2018, we added a column called AEPi Voices that was dedicated to highlighting those with something to say about their positive experience. If you know someone who would want to write an op-ed, email us at [email protected]! Brother Josh Sushan (DePaul, 2016) is a former staff member of Alpha Epsilon Pi. He served as the Director of Leadership Development, and was instrumental to the planning process of the Michael A. Leven Advanced Leadership Institute, a conference offered to undergraduate Brothers at Convention. In this op-ed, he writes about the impact Brother Jarad Geldner (American, 2005) had on Brothers across the globe [...]

VOICES: Adam Levine (Massachusetts, 2022)

Adam Levine (Massachusetts, 2022) is a native of Framingham, MA who was recently honored for being one of the world’s most successful college fundraisers for Movember. That alone would make his story interesting but Adam’s personal struggles with mental health make his story extraordinary. We share his story this week in honor of National Mental Health Awareness Month.  Alpha Epsilon Pi International has partnered with JED to strengthen its commitment to the well-being of all members. The mental health and safety of all Alpha Epsilon Pi members, alumni, or undergraduates, should at all times be a priority of our organization. […]

Voices: Living, and Dying, in Israel

The article below was written by Matanya Harow (Hebrew U, 2021), the president of AEPi’s chapter in Jerusalem. In his final semester of school at Hebrew University, double majoring in Economics and International Relations, Brother Harow is an Israeli native and citizen who grew up in Efrat, a few minutes south of Jerusalem. He served as a combat soldier and later commander in the IDF, stationed in areas all over Judea, Samaria and the Gaza border. Today, he studies, works and lives in Jerusalem. Brother Harow wanted to use this space to give his Brothers in the diaspora a sense [...]

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