Rho-Omega brothers and recruits volunteered with True Mentors at the Boys and Girls Club of Hoboken Today for the groups 3rd Anniversary Celebration. The event was well attended by close to 100 local children, who had a great time playing the carnival games run by our brothers.
Six brothers from Rho-Omega earned Scholarship-Leadership Awards at the Cornell Club on Friday evening. The awards are given annually to the top 2% of Kappa Sigma brothers across the country. WGM Christian Nascimento was in attendance to give the awards to our brothers. Congratulations to our SLA winners!
At 6:45 A.M. on a Saturday morning, most college students are asleep. But the brothers of Rho-Omega were up and moving; unloading hay bales, setting up booths and tables, and preparing Hoboken’s Pier A Park for its annual Harvest festival. Over 40 brothers and pledges volunteered at the event and together logged over 250 hours of community service.
On October 20th, 2012, several brothers completed “Tough Mudder”, a 12 mile long obstacle course designed by the British Special Forces. The event also raises money for the Wounded Warrior Project, and together our brothers raised close to $1000. A great time was had by all, and only a few minor cuts and bruises resulted
The combination of rush and school spirit yielded big success for Rho Omega. The brothers began the tailgate early in the morning with enough muffins, doughnuts, bagels, and coffee to go around. After two hours of eating, relaxing, and playing games, brothers painted their chests and cheered the Women’s Field Hockey team to an exciting 4-3 win. After the game, the brothers regrouped and set up for another round of tailgating. This time, the menu included hot dogs, hamburgers, and snacks. Many people came to join the brothers in games of corn-hole, ladder golf, and horseshoes. As the food supply ran down, enthusiastic KappaSigs repainted their chests and showed their support for the Women’s Soccer team.
Part tour of Lower Manhattan and part secret mock-criminal mission, ten brothers embarked on an afternoon of clue finding, package delivering, and frog handling. Participation in “Accomplice” brought Rho-Omega through Chinatown, South Street Seaport, and over the Brooklyn Bridge as they attempted to complete their missions of delivering airline tickets (or, as they slyly referred to them, “shmareline smickets”). No longer were they the brothers of Kappa Sigma’s Rho Omega chapter, changing their identities for aliases which included a tanning salon owner of the Jersey Shore and a cactus farmer from Arizona. Just another great time shared by the brothers of KappaSig Rho Omega.
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The Rho-Omega Chapter of Kappa Sigma is proud to welcome its Beta pledge class! A total of twelve gentlemen were pledged in over the weekend. The new pledges were treated to a fantastic dinner after being read excerpts of Kappa Sigma lore. Following their feast, the pledges were treated to cigars and took a relaxing stroll around the beautiful city of Hoboken alongside the brothers.
Four Rho Omegas traveled north for the re-installation of the Alpha-Kappa Chapter at Cornell. Coinciding with the Cornell Homecoming Weekend, the brothers of Rho Omega enjoyed a weekend of celebration as they welcomed Alpha-Kappa back into the brotherhood. Rho-Omega is proud to have another group of great brothers in Kappa Sigma and wishes them the best of luck as they shape the rebirth their chapter.
Eight brothers of Rho-Omega traveled across the Hudson to welcome the brothers of the newly installed Sigma-Epsilon chapter at Hunter College into the Kappa Sigma family. In all, four other Kappa Sigma chapters, as well as Worthy Grand Master Christian Nascimento, joined the brothers from Rho-Omega to install Sigma-Epsilon. After the installation of all thirty eight brothers, all of the Kappa Sigma members present, young and old, celebrated at the South Street Seaport. The brothers of Rho-Omega would like to congratulate Sigma Epsilon on a job well done, and wish you all the best in the future. We are glad to have a great group of brothers just across the river.
The Hoboken Arts and Music festival comes around twice a year, and the organizers from the city of Hoboken know to call on the brothers of Kappa Sigma to lend a helping hand. The Arts and Music Festival draws in crowds of people twice a year. Drawing on experience from volunteering for this event in the past, Rho Omega was prepared for the tasks they were given. From directing parking and assisting with the assembly of festival booths, to helping to set up equipment for musical performers, brothers of Rho Omega could be seen all through the festival helping out in every way they could, while still enjoying the variety of art and music that the event has to offer. Running from setup at the crack of dawn until breakdown at sunset, Kappa Sigma was there to help in any way possible.