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Looking Back: Nate’s Run for Smiles 2015!

This week, APO Gamma is counting down to Nate’s Run for Smiles! Nate’s Run for Smiles is Alpha Phi Omega’s 6th annual run was in memory of a Cornell Student, Nathaniel Rand, who tragically died in a swimming accident in the gorges in 2011. Nate was admired among his peers for his positive attitude and […]

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Alumni Post: Nate’s Run – More Than Just a 5K

The morning of a 5k, there’s usually a troop that shows up haphazardly in cars or on foot to collect their t-shirts and grind a trail beneath their heels. Everyone ends up right where they started, full circle, to eat a bagel and head home sweating and satisfied. Typical. Five kilometers isn’t really that far, […]

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Looking Back: Nate’s Run for Smiles 2013

This week, APO Gamma is counting down to Nate’s Run for Smiles! Nate’s Run for Smiles is Alpha Phi Omega’s 6th annual run was in memory of a Cornell Student, Nathaniel Rand, who tragically died in a swimming accident in the gorges in 2011. Nate was admired among his peers for his positive attitude and […]

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Countdown to Nate’s Run

“Seeing so many people come out for the CHAM bookmark making event was super exciting! Everyone seemed to really enjoy creating the cute animal bookmarks, and when people remembered that all of them would be getting donated to CHAM after the event, everyone got that much more excited. I think this event was such a […]

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Healthy Food For All: Remembrance Farm Dinner

I volunteered at the Healthy Food for All Fundraising Dinner on August 27. It took place in Trumansburg, which is about a half-hour drive from Ithaca, but it feels like a world away from the beauty and serenity of it. The dinner took place at the Remembrance Farm, a large farm nestled in the back […]

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Alumni Post: Looking Back at Reading Buddies

When I think back on my time in Gamma and all the amazing service projects I had the opportunity of experiencing, I am quickly reminded of Reading Buddies at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School. This project focuses on engaging with local elementary students and helping them during their afterschool homework program. I have a passion […]

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Service Learning at Morningsong Community Farm!

  On August 26th, APO brothers visited Morningsong Community Farm in Ithaca as part of the BWSS Hunger Series. This month, APO is highlighting events that work to combat issues of hunger on campus and in the greater Ithaca community. APO met owner Todd Rose at his farm and spent an afternoon working on chicken […]

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Root For Your Cause

This past Saturday, we had the opportunity to represent the APO Gamma Chapter at the Root for Your Cause water pong tournament. The environment was the right mix of friendly competition and genuine appreciation. It also felt refreshing realizing that no matter what the outcome, the money was going to an organization that was helping […]

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Muslim Culture Mural: Portals to Peace

Ithaca is a vibrant place where values of liberalism, compassion and artistry reflect off from the innumerous murals located in the nooks and crannies of this city. One such painting is the Muslim Culture Mural in downtown Ithaca which is gradually coming to life with the support of the local community. On Sunday mornings, APO […]

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