January 29, 2023

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Greek Provides Again: Apps In Aggieville

(Catherine Eldridge | Collegian Media Group)

Apps in Aggieville, an occasion that pairs Aggieville companies with Kansas State Greek organizations, will function a free carnival and a myriad of appetizers to learn native colleges.

The Alms group, an actual property firm whose proceeds go to grants for native colleges, got here up with the occasion. Sam Hesse, junior in biology, stated Kansas State alumnus and the CEO of the Alms group, Mike Goodpasture reached out to Phi Delta Theta fraternity to assist plan the occasion.

“The Alms group is a non-profit, and mainly they take all their income and provides grants to academics and colleges,” Hesse stated. “Mike Goodpasture, a Phi Delt alum, needed an enormous occasion to showcase Manhattan’s group and lift cash.”  

The carnival itself is free and can embody video games, prizes, bounce homes, face portray and a dunk tank. Tickets for appetizers can be found for $15. 

“The ticket cash can be used for grants for academics to purchase faculty provides for his or her college students,” Hesse stated. 

Bryar O’Neil, sophomore in enterprise {and professional} strategic promoting, stated 12 Aggieville companies are collaborating with 30 greek organizations on the occasion.

“We reached out to each sorority and frat and stated we needed this to be a Greek-wide occasion, O’Neill stated. “We need to present the youngsters we’re a group and be position fashions for them.” 

Shea Larson, junior in administration, stated she is completely satisfied about collaborating on an enormous occasion that can give again to the group. As Sigma Kappa Sorority’s philanthropy chair, Larson rounded up a gaggle of her sorority sisters to volunteer for the occasion. 

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“It is going to be cool to see Aggieville blocked off for the evening with youngsters working round,” Larson stated. “My group is working a sport and serving chips and dip, I’m excited to get to work carefully with the youngsters and different greek organizations.”