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Welcome Back Lambda Pi Eta

First LPH meeting of the semester Photo by Owen Langford.

Fraternity Lambda Pi Eta has returned to the University of North Georgia’s Gainesville campus after a three-year hiatus. The fraternity disappeared from campus in March of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

LPH is a communications honors fraternity that represents the National Communication Association. The organization’s goal is to promote good practices, celebrate achievement in the field, and bring attention to the field of communication.

The newly appointed president, a senior communications major focusing in public relations Emma Keiser, is excited to be in the leadership position and is ready to bring the new group together. “I hope that we can foster a community of like-minded communication majors,” said Keiser.

President Emma Keiser Photo by Owen Langford.

Keiser stressed the importance of the fraternity being more than just another social outlet, and how their goal is to help make every member expand and elevate their skillset within the communications field. 

Brandon Waterfill practicing his presentation Photo by Owen Langford.

Senior communications major and Keiser’s VP, Addie Smith, shares the president’s sentiment on utilizing the fraternity to help its members become more proficient in their careers.

“We hope to be a welcoming club for communication majors that builds into lifelong skill sets which help not only in the workplace, but also in life through workshops, meetings, and club reach outs,” said Smith.

Vice President Addie Smith Photo By Owen Langford.

Keiser spoke about the fact that the group has some serious catching up to do after being gone for so long, but feels they are set up to succeed. “While the fraternity has been M.I.A. due to the pandemic, I think the team of leaders we have gotten together and myself can help revitalize L.P.H. to its former glory and make it even better,” she said.

LPH is looking to make a big impression in their return this upcoming semester, “Since the fraternity is back on campus, it would be wonderful to not only start but prosper in the upcoming semester,” said Smith.

LPH will be hosting several different events and workshops this semester. Their first scheduled workshop is taking place on Nov. 1 and is set to provide headshots along with going over LinkedIn and resume building.

To become a member students must be majoring in communication, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, have taken at least 12 credit hours in communication studies, completed 60 semester credit hours, and be currently enrolled with good standing.

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