Gamma Pi -- In the News
Gamma Pi's Project ENRICH programtakes place monthly on Saturdays at Bowie State University. About 100 Prince George's County students participate in the college enrichment program each year at the university. Read more about Project ENRICH in the August 23, 2012 edition of The Prince George's Gazette newspaper. You can also visit the Project ENRICH Web site for registration and curriculum information and other details about the program
Members of Gamma Pi chapter distributed 75 backpacks to students at Drew-Freeman Middle School in the Suitland Community for Back to School Night in late August 2011. Read the feature story about the event in the September 8 edition of the Washington AFRO newspaper.
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Chapter Members in the News
Brother James Wyatt, a 63-year member of the Fraternity, authored this op-d article about the principles and impact of unheralded civil rights pioneer Nannie Helen Burroughs for the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper on October 25, 2013. Click here to read his article.
As the President of the National Dental Association, Brother Dr. Ed Chappelle has been making the rounds across the country speaking to various chapters of the distinguished organization of African American dentists. In October, he was interviewed by Black America Web about oral health. Click here to read Bro. Dr. Chappelle's posted interview.
Brother Gordon Everett is the Immediate Past Basileus of Gamma Pi chapter and is also the President of the National Alumni Association for Winston-Salem State University. Brother Everett is quoted in several issues of Archway, WSSU's alumni magazine. Read his article on alumni giving in the Summer 2012 edition:
Brother Basileus was also interviewed about the 2010 Homecoming festivities on WXII-TV in Winston-Salem:
- On-camera interview with WXII-TV (October 2010)
- Read more articles in this collection of Archway editions
Brother Don Norwood, an electrical engineer who was initiated into the Fraternity in 2011, was promoted to Principal at metro area engineering firm GHT Limited in June 2012. Read the company news release below:
GHT Expands Corporate Leadership (June 14, 2012)
Brother Eric Konohia, owner of BPI Security, a Washington, D.C executive protection firm, discusses security issues with the national media in three venues:
Brother Earl Adams, Jr has been a major moverand shaker behind the scenes of Maryland State Governoment as Chief of Staff to Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown. Brother Adams' departure from state government was just announced, as he is leaving for bigger and better things to head to a downtown Baltimore law firm and re-enter private practice.
Read more in The Washington Post and Bay Net (December 29, 2011).
Brother Derrick Leon Davis, a lifelong native of Prince George's County, won a special election primary for the Democratic Party for the District 6 County Council seat in 2012. He won full election to the Council seat and is now serving in that capacity.
Read more at The Washington Examiner
Brother Teddy B. Taylor, past Basileus of Gamma Pi, served as a U.S. Ambassador in Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu from 2009-2012. In the article below, he commented on the 2011 capture and killing of Bin Laden while he was serving in that post.
- Vanuatu Daily Post (May 27,2011)