The Iota Phi Chapter of Alpha Tau Omega at Belmont University earned recognition recently as Top Chapter Runner Up. This is the first time the award has been given to the Iota Phi Chapter. Iota Phi was ranked second in the country out of 250 active chapters around the U.S.; Iota Phi also received awards in academic excellence, recruitment, charitable giving, membership education, campus involvement and chapter board of trustees.
The Iota Phi Chapter also won its ninth consecutive “True Merit Award.” Since Iota Phi’s chartering in 1999, they have been the only chapter to receive “True Merit Award” since its founding. Iota Phi earned this ranking by reaching out to not only to the Belmont Community, but also worldwide. The Iota Phi chapter hosted its second charity golf tournament benefiting Blood Water Mission an organization started by the Christian band Jars of Clay. The chapter raised over $22,000 from Belmont alumni, faculty and staff, and Nashville area businesses.
Iota Phi also hosted the first ever “Tennessee Tau” community service event. Belmont Alumni Klay Kelley ‘09 organized the event, which brought local Tennessee ATO chapters together for Community service around the Nashville Area. Kelley the organizer was named honorable mention for the prestigious “Thomas Arkle Clark Award.” The award recognizes the most outstanding ATO in the U.S. For more information on Iota Phi, click here.