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Beta Theta Pi - Alpha Phi Chapter

Beta Theta Pi

Sam Mermelstein

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

Recruitment Contact
Pat O'Neill

Off-Campus Housing Address:
206 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Chapter Advisor
Bradley de Wet

Chapter Website

Chapter Conduct Status: In Good Standing

Chapter Conduct Violations in 2021-22 Academic Year: 0

% of Members Found Responsible for Individual Student Conduct Violations in 2021-22 Academic Year*: 7%

*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.



Beta Theta Pi


Motto: Men of Principle

Values: Mutual Assistance, Intellectual Growth, Trust, Responsible Conduct, Integrity

Founded: August 8, 1839 at Miami University

Chapter Information

Spring 2022 Members: 127

Spring 2022 Chapter GPA: 3.295

Spring 2022 Initiated Member Dues: $500

Chapter Philanthropy: NAMI Roanoke Valley

Standards of Excellence Score 2021-2022: Platinum

Housing: Off-Campus, Alcohol-Free (206 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg)


Greatest Accomplishment of 2020-21: Maintaining our strong brotherhood and academics throughout the pandemic while also supporting NAMI Roanoke Valley.

Awards & Recognition

2021-22 Virginia Tech Fraternity & Sorority Life Excellence in Member Development Award

2019-20 Virginia Tech Gavin Starmer Outstanding Fraternity President of the Year: Kris DeVito

2019-20 Virginia Tech Edward F.D. Spencer Fraternity Advisor of the Year Award: Bradley de Wet

2019-20 Virginia Tech Fraternity & Sorority Life Excellence in Scholarship Award