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Pi Kappa Alpha- Epsilon Chapter

Members of Pi Kappa Alpha


Grey Richards

Mailing Address:
117 New Hall West (0428)
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Recruitment Contact

Vincent Genovese

On Campus House:
2740 Oak Lane, 62 SPHB
Blacksburg, VA 24060-9525

Chapter Advisor

Tom Tillar

National Website

Chapter Conduct Status as of 5/24/2024: Extended Deferred Suspension until December 15, 2025

  • Found responsible for violating the following policies during the Spring 2024 semester:
    • Hazing
    • Abusive Conduct
    • Alcoholic Beverage
  • Chapter must still complete the following sanctions in the 2024-2025 academic year: Chapter Debrief (Modified), Follow-Up Meetings (Modified), Cease of Alcohol Events during the Spring 2024 and Summer 2024 academic terms, Community-Wide Hazing Prevention Event (Modified), Complete Sanctions Suggested by Pi Kappa Alpha International Headquarters, Enhanced Attendance at Standards of Excellence Events (Modified), Conduct Sanction Plan of Action, New Member Education Plan/ New Member Syllabus, Commitment to a Hazing Free Experience Meeting, Risk Management Analysis, Risk Management Policy Revision, Chapter Consultant Visit with Student Conduct and Fraternity and Sorority Life, Officer Transition Meeting, IFC Presentation, Panhellenic Presentation, Chapter-Wide Hazing Prevention Event, Anti- Hazing Education, Four Corner Activity, Risk Management Review Presentation, Alcohol Education Program, Progressive Social Privileges
  • Found responsible for violating the following policies during the Fall 2023 semester:
    • Hazing
    • Disorderly or Disruptive Conduct
    • Damage or Destruction
  • Chapter must still complete the following sanctions in the 2024-2025 academic year: Chapter debrief meeting, Recruitment restriction for Spring 2024, Membership review facilitated by national organization, Community-Wide Hazing Prevention Event, Cease of Alcohol Events, Progressive social privileges begin at the start of Fall 2024 semester, Follow-up meetings with Student Conduct and FSL, Complete sanctions suggested by Pi Kappa Alpha International Headquarters, Enhanced attendance at Standards of Excellence events, Further educational sanctions to be determined

% of Members Found Responsible for Individual Student Conduct Violations in 2023-24 Academic Year*: 18%

*The percentage of individual members of each organization who were found responsible for violations of the VIrginia Tech Student Code of Conduct during the academic year. These violations were not related to their membership in the organization.



Pi Kappa Alpha


Motto: Once a Pike, Always a Pike

Values: Integrity, Intellect, and Achievement

Founded: March 1, 1868 at the University of Virginia 

Chapter Information

Spring 2024 Members: 79

Spring 2024 Chapter GPA: 3.4475

Fall 2024 Projected Initiated Member Dues:  $800

Fall 2024 Projected New Member Dues:  $500

Chapter Philanthropy: Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Department

Housing: On Campus, Oak Lane

Standards of Excellence Score 2023-2024: Bronze

Awards & Recognition:


  • Virginia Tech Fraternity & Sorority Life Paige M. Neubauer Emerging Fraternity Leader of the Year: Demitri Gamble
  • Virginia Tech Fraternity & Sorority Life Excellence in Interfraternalism Award: Tom Tillar