Archive for the ‘1990-1999’ Category

It’s a boy!

Sunday, February 10th, 2008

Its A BoyCongratulations to Brother Brett Weiss (1999) and his wife Abbey, as they welcomed their son Braelin to the world today. The newest addition to the Weiss family was born today at 12 noon. Braelin weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz. and was 20″ long. Many congratulations the entire Weiss clan from the Alumni Association!

January 28, 2008

Friday, February 1st, 2008


Thanks to Brother Darren Hafford for sending us this photo of the large group of Alumni in Milwaukee. The group broke bread together in memory of Brother Andrew Ullrich. Click the photo to view/download the full-size version.

Lambda Chi Alpha desktop wallpaper

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

I created this desktop wallpaper a couple years ago and am now posting it because of recent requests. It features the Lambda Chi Alpha Badge on a field of black, surrounded by the names of our Lambda-Iota Zeta Brothers.

Click on the appropriate size below and download/set it as your desktop image.

( 800×600 ) ( 1024×768 ) ( 1152×864 ) ( 1280×1024 ) ( 1600×1200 )

If you have questions about the wallpaper or are unsure how to set it as your desktop, feel free to email me, Jeff, at

Jay Matusin receives a Davey Award

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

Silver DaveyCongratulations to Brother Jay Matusin, LI 798 who recently received a Silver award from The Davey Awards, an international advertising competition. Jay received the award for his submission of an original corporate logo design. Jay graduated UW-Whitewater in 2003 with a BA in Advertising with a minor in Graphic Design.

The Davey Awards is an international creative award focused exclusively on honoring outstanding creative work from the best small firms worldwide. The 2007 Davey Awards received over 4,000 entries from ad agencies, interactive agencies, production firms, in-house creative professionals, graphic designers, design firms, and public relations firms.

The Davey is judged and overseen by the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA), and underwritten by The Creative Group, the leading creative professional staffing company in the world and Adweek Media.

Alumni Interview: Dain Hendrickson

Friday, January 11th, 2008

Dain HendricksonDain was a great Philanthropic Chairman while we undergrads together. He really put his heart into all community outreach efforts.

For everyone that wasn’t in school with us, Dain, what years were you in Whitewater and what did you graduate with?

I was an undergrad from 1998 to 2003…and I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

What are you doing now, professionally?

I’m a political operative for a candidate for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. After the campaign is over, I hope to return to the Wisconsin Capitol as a Legislative Aide


Interview: Don Reinbold

Monday, December 24th, 2007

Many of you may know Don Reinbold from your years in school or as the Vice President of the Alumni Association. But let’s find out some things you may not know about Don!

For those that don’t know you, Don, tell us when you were an undergraduate at Whitewater and what did you study?
From 1987 – 1992 attained a BBA in Marketing and MSE in Business Education.

What are you doing now, professionally?
I am a local consultant who assists over 450 schools in 5 countries in building their library collections and purchasing materials for student circulation.

Composite: 1996-1997

Monday, December 10th, 2007

Finally, a composite from when I was an Active!
Sorry about the poor quality, I am not sure what happened on this one.

1996-1997 Composite
If you have some of these composites from your undergrad years, please scan them and send them to: eChopper to get them posted on the website.

Christmas Cards: The Reisdorfers

Saturday, December 8th, 2007


Merry Christmas to all of our friends!

Click here to see all of the Christmas Cards.

Composite: 1991-1992

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

Here is another composite for all of you to enjoy.

Be sure to look for:
Alumni Association Secretary, Andrew Ellinger
Kevin “Doggers” Grabowski
Christopher “Roach” Rollette
Alumni Association Treasurer, Robert Hazod
Alumni Association Vice President, Don Reinbold
Michael “Ninja” Reden
Mark “Lurch” Litscher
Patrick “Toucan” Watson
Robert “Schep” Scheper
and a favorite from my undergrad days Mark Sperbeck

1991-1992 Composite

If you have some of these composites from your undergrad years, please scan them and send them to: eChopper to get them posted on the website.

Alumni Interview: Peter Jacquin

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Pete Jacquin Mid-airAfter joining Facebook and creating the Lambda Chi Alpha : Wisconsin-Whitewater group, I re-connected with Brother Peter Jacquin. I remember Pete from our undergrad days, Pete was the charismatic Scholastics Chair. He and I have been corresponding through Facebook ever since. (This is my soft-sell for joining Facebook and our Chapter’s group). I interviewed Pete for the website and I am pleased to share it with you now!

What did you major in while you were at Whitewater?
Political science and Psychology

What are you doing now, professionally?
I am a skydiving instructor living in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Cross & Crescent: November 2007

Friday, November 2nd, 2007

Be sure to check out the latest Cross & Crescent (available online).

Features include articles on our Brothers (Presidental hopeful) Ron Paul, (Award winning poet) H.F. “Pete” Fairchild and (Soccer star) Cobi Jones.

Remember, our own Fuzz Martin hosts the Official Cross & Crescent Podcast each month! Available free on iTunes* or streaming live on the Cross & Crescent website!
*You must have iTunes installed to subscribe to the Podcast via iTunes

Also, visit the Chapter News Section which has a column on Wisconsin-Whitewater’s own, Darren Hafford!

Ron Paul’s Presidential Bid

by Chris Barrick
Ron PaulDr. Ron Paul is a U.S. Congressman from Texas, a physician, and a 2008 U.S. presidential candidate. His honest, grassroots campaign has been fueled by the Internet support, where his fund-raising has widely exceeded analysts’ predictions.

Wedding bells for Worth

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

Brother Brian Worth on his wedding dayOur congratulations go out to Brother Brian Worth (1999) and his wife Bethany. The happy couple was married on September 22 in Janesville, WI.

Thanks to Brother Mike Hintz (1999) for the great photo of Brian enjoying his wedding day.

If you have Alumni news you would like to share, email it to us. eChopper

Congrats to Mike & Jenny Hintz

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

Abbigail Rose HintzCongratulations to Brother Mike Hintz (1999) and his wife Jenny on the birth of their second child Abbigail Rose. Little Abbigail was born on October 15, 2007 at 4:42 P.M. and was 20.5 inches long and 9 lbs. 3 oz.

Abbigail is pictured in the photo held by her big brother Tom.

If you have Alumni news you would like to share, email it to us. eChopper

Lambda Chi Collection: The Down Boys

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007

Fuzz introduced me to this great site called Project Playlist.
From time to time I will create and upload collections of music from different generations/rememberances of our Undergrad days.

The Down Boys: Lambda Chi Collection Vol.1The Down Boys: Lambda Chi Collection Vol.1 Track Listing
The first collection is dedicated to the “Down Boys”, when we would have Glam Rock Tuesdays in Rooms 5, 7 and 9.

Some of the songs in the collection are not available online, so they won’t show in the playlist, but you can view and download the cover/track listings and make your own cd with your own songs. Copy and paste the images into iTunes to make your own playlists, as well!

Be sure to check back for new collections of songs.

Finalist in UW-W Video Competition

Monday, October 1st, 2007

U.Vid is a UW-Whitewater student video competition where participants are asked to make a 30-second commercial promoting the University of Wisconsin Whitewater to future students. Our Brother Darren Hafford is involved in this contest. Of the 4 final videos, Darren has 2 of them!

Follow this link: and watch the videos.

Darren’s are Video 3 and Video 4. He would appreciate all of you taking time to watch and vote for his videos!

The winning video will be aired on Madison’s CW during the season finales of “Beauty and the Geek” and “America’s Next Top Model”. Aside from the public acknowledgement, the winner receives $500 cash and an Internship in production with the CW Network.

Alumni Interview: Darren Hafford

Monday, October 1st, 2007

Darren HaffordI am proud to present an extended interview with our Brother and Renaissance Man, Darren Hafford.

Darren, for those who may not know you, can you give us a little background (full name, Rush class, Iota #) on yourself?
Well, my full name is Darren Lee Joseph Beaulieu Hafford. I grew up in Beloit, WI. I rushed, man this is going to date me here, in the Spring of 1994. My Iota # is 696.


Salute to our Brothers

Monday, May 28th, 2007

SaluteToday, we celebrate Memorial Day. This post is a tribute to our Whitewater Brothers who have served our Country with Pride and Honor.

This is the list we have, but it is incomplete (I also apologize if your info/order is listed incorrectly, please send corrections!). Please comment to this post with the names, Iota numbers, services, and branches of our Brothers (CDR, DK, and LCA) who have served America with bravery and honor.

From Chi Delta Rho, Delta Kappa, and Lambda Chi Alpha Brothers, we recognize:

Joseph Adamson: Wisconsin Army National Guard/Iraq
Peter Agerholm: United States Marine Corps
Mike Fitzsimmons: United States Navy
Jerry Perez: United States Army
Garrett Kucifer
Michael Ramig: Wisconsin Army National Guard/Iraq
Darren Hafford: Wisconsin Army National Guard/Bosnia
Pat Sykes: Wisconsin Army National Guard/Iraq
Leo Cross
Gary Garber: Wisconsin Army National Guard/Iraq
Matthew Nelson: United States Marine Corps
Michael Terpstra: United States Marine Corps
Tim Bein: Iraq
Jonathan Nathan: United States Army, Fort Carson, CO (LI-905)

Congrats, Dads!

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

As of this morning at 8:20, Claude (LI744) and his wife, Mary, are the proud new parents of an 8lb. 0 oz., 21.5″ little girl.

Brandon Eggert and his wife, Rachel, are the proud parents of a little girl, born May 15th! She was 20.5″ long and 6lb. 8oz at birth!

Congratulations to our new dads!

Alumni in Milwaukee

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

Milwaukee 07Thanks to Brother Jay Matusin for sending in this picture of an Alumni get-together in Milwaukee a few months ago. (Click the thumb to see full-size).

(Left-Right): Tim Bein, Pat Courtney, Joe Pajerski, Jay Matusin, Kevin Brown, Mike Terpstra, Fran Joyce, and Bryan Gorski.

(*Note: Brother Tim Bein had just got back from a tour in Iraq and Brother Mike Terpstra was visiting Milwaukee from NYC)

House Cleanup: Photos

Friday, May 11th, 2007

Here are pictures of some of the people who helped with the House Cleanup on May 5. Click on a thumbnail to view the full size pictures. Thanks to Brother Mark “Lurch” Litscher for the photos, and thank you to everyone who was able to attend and help with the cleanup! Your work is appreciated by all of us!

Robert HazodBrother Bob Hazod diligently cleans the hardwood floors.

Deb & Don ReinboldBrother Don Reinbold and his wife Deb lay out tile in the kitchen. It looks great!