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Gregg Winfield Barnes

While searching for Lost Brothers, I spoke today with Charles H. Bang. Chuck informed me that Gregg Winfield Barnes, initiated February 6th, 1965, lost his battle with cancer in June of 2009. I was not able to locate more information.

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GeoCaching at the Reunion?

Anyone into GeoCaching?

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences…

Shall we create a few GeoCaches on Trails End Ranch for other brothers to find? If so, give me a shout and let’s brainstorm.

If you’d prefer to explore the coutryside surrounding the ranch, here’s a link to GeoCaches in the Medina area for you to load into your iPhone or GPS.

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The Brocial Network

A group of students from the University of Texas created this parody/spoof of the movie “The Social Network”. If you don’t get it, you probably need to spend more time with the chapter undergraduates. <grin>

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Lost Brothers Newly Found! - Feb 2011

  • John Reinbeck - 1960’s
  • John Clark Roberts - “Clark” - Class of 1962
  • George Henry Robertson - “Robby” - Class of 1964
  • Luke W. Franey - Class of 1986
  • Kevin Lynn Davis - Class of 1987
  • Alfred John Lehtonen II - “Al” - Class of 1990
  • Scott E. Foster - Class of 1994
  • Grant Michael Hargrove - Class of 1995
  • Jarod Lynn Kay - Class of 2007
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Zeta Mu ATO Alumni Association

This is the online home of the Texas Zeta Mu ATO Alumni Association (Sam Houston State University, Huntsville). We have an online database of alumni contact information, chapter & alumni news, events, reference materials and more.

We’re putting out a call for volunteers to assist in making this site more useful to our brothers. Can you help? We need:

  • Brothers to create ‘how to’ articles and screencasts
  • graphics talent
  • help updating the alumni contact list
  • volunteers to write short articles of interest to the other brothers
  • photographers to upload photos
  • photo editors
  • event editor
  • people to buy drinks for the web team

Most of these roles do not require any special skills. For example, if you can call a “lost” brother and gather information to update the contact list, we need you! If you are willing and able to help Zeta Mu grow its online presence, please sign up for an account. If you have any questions, please use the contact form to send feedback or call David Matocha at (281) 201-4470.

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Shannon Mitchel's brother

Zeta Mu ATO Little Sister from the early 1980’s, Shannon Mitchel, lost her brother Chuck to liver disease earlier this week (January 30, 2011). Many of us from that era knew Shannon, but, a lot of us have lost touch with her, other brothers and little sisters over the years. If you are on Facebook, Shannon can be reached at

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The Bridge Builder

An old man, going a lone highway,
Came, at the evening, cold and gray,
To a chasm, vast, and deep, and wide,
Through which was flowing a sullen tide.

The old man crossed in the twilight dim;
The sullen stream had no fear for him;
But he turned, when safe on the other side,
And built a bridge to span the tide.

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2011 Chapter officers - Texas Zeta Mu Chapter of Alpha Tau Omega

2011 Chapter officers - Texas Zeta Mu Chapter of Alpha Tau Omega. Ruh Rah Rega!

President Kelley, David P.
Vice President Crowder, Zachary Payne
Treasurer Soto, Sebastian
Risk Management Officer Jackson, Colton Scott
Secretary Rieder, William Joseph
Membership Education Chairman Rankin Shane
Alumni Relations Officer Mannino, Mark Edward
Social Service Chairman Mannino, Mark Edward
Historian Kelley, Sean
Worthy Sentinal McGee, Jake
Worthy Usher Orsak, Benjamin Joseph
Chaplain Tucker, Caleb

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Dr. King’s power of leading others by sharing his own beliefs.

In his TEDxPugetSound talk about leadership, Simon Sinek expands on Dr. King’s power of leading others by sharing his own beliefs. The result? “People who believed what he believed took his cause, and they made it their own.” — TEDTalks

This TED talk has some great ideas for business; why people buy your products and for leaders; why people follow your ideas. Watch ‘till the very end for some profound insights on leadership! - David

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Bomb threat on SHSU campus

From 12/15/2010:

Campus Notice:

WARNING: An incident at the Newton Gresham Library has required the evacuation of the Library. Please avoid this area of campus and check back on the website for instructions and updates as they occur.

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