Inter-Fraternity Council

Brian Schmitt '18

Office/Position: IFC President
Class Year: 2018
Major/Minor: Writing and Rhetoric/English
Chapter: Theta Delta Chi
Contact: brian.schmitt@hws.edu
Hometown: Montville, NJ
Preferred Pronoun: He/Him
My involvement on campus: President of the HWS Fly Fishing Club
Favorite quote or motto: “Faith does not rely on knowing anything with certainty.” from The Journey of Socrates by Dan Millman
What I love about Greek Life/What I've learned since associating: The most important thing that joining a fraternity taught me is that surrounding yourself with likeminded and driven people will help you thrive.
Greek Conferences or workshops attended/participated: Summer ’16 Greek Leadership Retreat

Rotimi Adeoye '18

Office/Position: Vice President of IFC
Class Year: 2018
Major/Minor: Political Science/Public Policy
Chapter: Chi Phi-Upsilon Chapter
Contact: OLUWADUROTI.ADEOYE@hws.edu
Hometown: Bucks County, PA
My involvement on campus: Vice President of HWS Votes and CCESL Civic Leader
Preferred Pronoun: He/His/Him
Favorite quote or motto: "First you must learn to pull the oar then only can you take the helm" - Lucius Cornelius Sulla
What I love about Greek Life/What I've learned since associating: I love the community service events the Greek community participates in, I also love the leadership workshops and conferences.

Zarvan Shad-Asif '18

Office/Position: Treasurer of IFC
Class Year: 2018
Major/Minor: Economics/Philosophy, Entrepreneurial Studies
Chapter: Kappa Alpha Society
Contact: zarvan.shah-asif@hws.edu
Hometown: Larchmont, NY
My involvement on campus: Club Soccer, Club Squash, Investment club, Finance club, Engineering club, Chess club
Favorite quote or motto: "Live dangerously and you live right." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What I love about Greek Life/What I've learned since associating: The opportunities that derive from joining a Greek organization are limitless. However, a large portion of Greek life really rests in the experiences and interactions which constitute to the personal growth of countless individuals. Experiences compose our character, which is why the influence of Greek life is not only fostering but fulfilling.

Liam Cassidy '19

Office/Position: Rush Chair (IFC)
Class Year: 2019
Major/Minor: Physics/Math
Chapter: Chi Phi Upsilon, Vice-President
Contact: liam.cassidy@hws.edu
Hometown: Acton, MA
My involvement on campus: Chi Phi Fraternity, Club hockey, Club Lacrosse, HWS Engineering Club
Preferred Pronoun: He/His
Favorite quote or motto: “You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here.”
What I love about Greek Life/What I've learned since associating: : I love the comrodery that is developed between everyone.
Greek Conferences or workshops attended/participated: Anti-hazing, Tips Trained, Alcohol safety, How to recognize sexual assault.

Jac Catarina '18

Office/Position: Secretary of the IFC
Majors: Spanish & Political Science
Chapter: Phi Sigma Kappa
Contact: joseph.catarina@hws.edu
Hometown: Valhalla, NY
My involvement on campus: Secretary of IFC, brother of PSK involved with community service projects, rush chair
Preferred Pronoun: He
Favorite quote or motto: “In the end we will only regret the chances we didn’t take.”
What I love about Greek Life/What I've learned since associating: I loved getting to meet new people on campus and love doing that every semester through my fraternity. Something I’ve learned through my fraternity is that nothing happens overnight and patience is a virtue.
Greek Conferences or workshops attended/participated: Greek Leadership seminars summer of 2016

Charles Anderson '18

Office/Position: Public Relations of IFC
Class Year: 2018
Majors: History and Environmental Studies
Chapter: Kappa Alpha Society
Contact: charles.anderson@hws.edu
Hometown: New Canaan, CT
My involvement on campus: HWS Democrats, Boys & Girls Club, Alpine Ski Team, Club Soccer, Eco Rep
Preferred Pronoun: Him/His/He
Favorite quote or motto: “Life is too short to be impatient” - anonymous
Something we forgot to ask/or you would like to add: I have been to over 15 different countries


House Presidents

Cameron Williams '19

Office/Position: President (Alpha) of Chi Phi
Class Year: 2019
Major/Minor: Economics/International Relations
Chapter: Chi Phi
Contact: cameron.williams@hws.edu
Hometown: West Point, NY and Geneva, NY
My involvement on campus: Student Athletic Trainer, Marketer for Spoon University, Day of Service, Neighbor’s Night
Preferred Pronoun: He, Him, His
Favorite quote or motto: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” — Mahatma Gandhi
What I love about Greek Life/What I've learned since associating: The bonds I have made and the lasting connections I will have for the rest of my life.

Will Shegog '18

Office/Position: President of Delta Chi
Class Year: 2018
Major/Minor: Economics/International relations
Chapter: Delta Chi
Contact: william.shegog@hws.edu
Hometown: Kennett Square, PA
Preferred Pronoun: He/him
My involvement on campus: Delta Chi, Club Lacrosse, Leads Program
Favorite quote or motto: Anything in life worth doing is worth overdoing.
What I love about Greek Life/What I've learned since associating: How close you are able to get with everyone from different class years
Greek Conferences or workshops attended/participated: Delta Chi Regional Leadership Conference 2016

Liam Brooks '17

Office/Position: President, Kappa Alpha Society
Majors: Economics and Environmental Studies
Chapter: Kappa Alpha Society
Contact: liam.brooks@hws.edu
Preferred pronoun: He
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
My involvement on campus: : I am an Eco Rep and work as a research analyst for the Intercultural Affairs house. I also work in the Hobart Deans office.
Favorite quote or motto: "How can you say that up is really up?" - Benjamin Franklin
What I love about Greek Life/What I've learned since associating: One of my favorite parts of Greek Life is eating dinner at 6:00 p.m. sharp every weeknight with my closest friends.

Mike Harris '19

Office/Position: President, Kappa Sigma
Class Year: 2019
Major/Minor: : Economics/Media & Society
Chapter: Delta Phi
Contact: michael.harris@hws.edu
Hometown: Winthrop, MA
My involvement on campus: Club Sports Representative on Hobart Senate, Co-President of Club Hockey
Preferred Pronoun: He/His/Him
Favorite quote or motto: “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be” -Ralph Emerson
What I love about Greek Life: Greek Life has provided me with the opportunity to give back to something bigger than just myself. I’ve made some great friends who are committed to academic success while making the most of their time here at Hobart.
Greek Conferences or workshops attended/participated: Anti hazing seminar, Title IX workshop

TJ Wetzel '18

Office/Position: President of Phi Sigma Kappa
Class Year: 2018
Major/Minor: Economics/Entrepreneurial Studies
Chapter: Phi Sigma Kappa
Contact: todd.wetzel@hws.edu
Hometown: Osterville, MA
My involvement on campus: Club Sports, Community Service, Phi Sigma Kappa
Favorite quote or motto: “Character is built by experience”
What I love about Greek Life/What I've learned since associating: Brotherhood is a very strong bond that is earned through achieving the values of each fraternity. Fraternities effectively balance and promote social events as well as community service that brings communities together.
Greek Conferences or workshops attended/participated: PSK Conclave 2016

Alex Santiago '18

Office/Position: President/Consul of Sigma Chi
Class Year: 2018
Major: Political Science
Chapter: Alpha Alpha Chapter
Contact: Alexis.Santiago@hws.edu
Hometown: Pittsford, NY
Preferred Pronoun: He/Him/His
My involvement on campus: America Reads Tutor, Chimera Honor Society
Favorite quote or motto: “If you can fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run” – Rudyard Kipling
What I love about Greek Life/What I've learned since associating: Greek life has given me an on campus family, helped me mature as a person, and introduced me to people from all different walks of life. When members of Greek life strive to represent their values and allow for inclusivity Greek life has the ability to make a positive impact in the lives of campus members, regardless of whether or not they are part of a Greek organization.
Greek Conferences or workshops attended/participated: Sigma Chi Strategic Visioning
Something we forgot to ask/or you would like to add: I am a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do

Cam Adams '18

Office/Position: President of Theta Delta Chi
Class Year: 2018
Major/Minor: Sociology/Economics and Entrepreneurial Studies double minor
Chapter: Theta Delta Chi Xi Charge
Contact: cameron.adams@hws.edu
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
Preferred Pronoun: He
My involvement on campus: Founder of the Fly Fishing Club, Squash team member
Favorite quote or motto: actions prove who someone is, words just prove who they want to be
What I love about Greek Life/What I’ve learned since associating: Greek life grants students the opportunity to become a part of something bigger than themselves, I’ll be forever grateful for that aspect. I’ve learned what it means to really be a part of a team. I’ve had my brothers count on me for certain things and that has taught me how to follow through.

 

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