Alpha Tau Omega<br />The Leaders and Best, since 1865<br />
What is ATO?<br />Alpha Tau Omega is one of the Nation’s, and UofM’s, most historical fraternity<br />After having an illu...
National Background<br />ATO was founded by Otis Allan Glazebrook, Erskine Mayo Ross and Alfred Marshall, at the Virginia ...
National Background<br />Newsweek announced Alpha Tau Omega as the leader of "The Top Ten of Fraternity Row.”<br />ATO was...
Local Background<br />The Beta Lambda chapter of Alpha Tau Omega was founded at the University of Michigan on December 8, ...
Local Background<br />In 1967, Beta Lambda initiated its 1,000th member<br /> Beta Lambda won its first True Merit award i...
What the ATO Colony Offers<br />Leadership<br />Social<br />Brotherhood<br />Philanthropy<br />Academics<br />Alumni<br />...
Leadership<br />The ATO Colony is looking to fill many leadership positions<br />Your actions have the ability to change t...
Social<br />ATO is both a social and leadership fraternity<br />One of the great things about being in ATO is getting the ...
Brotherhood<br />We do many events together to build a strong bond between us <br />Hanging out<br />Painting the rock<br ...
Philanthropy<br />Another aspect to ATO is giving back to the community<br />Some things we have done are: Relay for Life,...
Academics<br />At ATO, school also has great importance<br />We have brothers in Engineering, Business, and LSA<br />Broth...
Alumni<br />Many UM ATO graduates loved their time in here, they are very active with the colony<br />We have alumni from ...
Networking<br />According to Forbes.com, there are 7 Fortune 500 CEOs that were in Alpha Tau Omega<br />In Southeast Michi...
Fun<br />Tailgating!<br />Ski Trip<br />Our letters engrained in a table at Charley’s<br />Watching football with Alumni<b...
Fun at Greek Week<br />ATO’s team placed 2nd last year in Greek Week, with Zeta Tau Alpha and FIJI<br />Cheerleaders….<br ...
Fun Old UofM ATO Photos (Pre-1990)<br />
Join ATO!<br />Create something legendary!<br />Start your own traditions TODAY<br />Interested or have any questions? Con...
Other Sources<br />ATO.org<br />UmichATO.com<br />Facebook:<br />Alpha Tau Omega - Beta Lambda<br />Twitter<br />@UmichATO...
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  1. 1. Alpha Tau Omega<br />The Leaders and Best, since 1865<br />
  2. 2. What is ATO?<br />Alpha Tau Omega is one of the Nation’s, and UofM’s, most historical fraternity<br />After having an illustrious 117 years at UofM, the charter was removed in 2005<br />Join the efforts to bring this fraternity back to campus, and help rebuild the prestige it once had!<br />3 percent of the U.S. is Greek, and of that 3 percent, only 1 percent gets this kind of opportunity<br />
  3. 3. National Background<br />ATO was founded by Otis Allan Glazebrook, Erskine Mayo Ross and Alfred Marshall, at the Virginia Military Institute in 1865.<br />ATO was not established in imitation of or in opposition to any existing fraternity.<br />ATO annually ranks among the top ten national fraternities for number of chapters and total number of members. ATO has more than 250 active and inactive chapters with more than 200,000 members and more than 6,500 undergraduate members.<br />"Alpha Tau Omega holds before the young men of the country an ideal and something greater than a mere intellectual ideal. Alpha Tau Omega stands for heart as well as head. It has given men a true ideal of life.“<br />-Otis Allan Glazebrook<br />Otis Allan Glazebrook<br />
  4. 4. National Background<br />Newsweek announced Alpha Tau Omega as the leader of "The Top Ten of Fraternity Row.”<br />ATO was the first fraternity founded after the Civil War in 1865, striving to heal the wounds created by the devastating war and help reunite the North and South.<br />Colors: Azure and Gold.<br />Nickname: Taus, Alpha Taus, ATOs<br />The ATO Crest<br />
  5. 5. Local Background<br />The Beta Lambda chapter of Alpha Tau Omega was founded at the University of Michigan on December 8, 1888. Seven members were initiated that night, in a second story hall on Main Street in Ann Arbor<br />The Beta Lambda Alumni Association (BLAA) was incorporated on May 21, 190<br /> The chapter house at 1415 Cambridge was constructed in 1929 for Beta Lambda<br />ATO circa 1980<br />
  6. 6. Local Background<br />In 1967, Beta Lambda initiated its 1,000th member<br /> Beta Lambda won its first True Merit award in 1980 and went on to win the award in seven out of the next ten year<br />The Beta Lambda Charter was revoked on April 16, 2005, after 118 years and over 1,700 initiated member<br />The original UM ATO house at 1415 Cambridge <br />
  7. 7. What the ATO Colony Offers<br />Leadership<br />Social<br />Brotherhood<br />Philanthropy<br />Academics<br />Alumni<br />Networking<br />Fun<br />The ATO Badge<br />
  8. 8. Leadership<br />The ATO Colony is looking to fill many leadership positions<br />Your actions have the ability to change the fraternity for good or bad<br />Develop leadership skills for life<br />ATO offers many programs to promote leadership<br />Check out several offerings @ http://www.ato.org/AlphaTauOmega/LeadershipDevelopment/Altitude.aspx<br />BECOME A FOUNDING FATHER OF ALPHA TAU OMEGA<br />
  9. 9. Social<br />ATO is both a social and leadership fraternity<br />One of the great things about being in ATO is getting the chance to meet many Greeks and Non-Greeks<br />Mixers, parties, and many other fun ATO events<br />Ice-skating with AEPhi<br />
  10. 10. Brotherhood<br />We do many events together to build a strong bond between us <br />Hanging out<br />Painting the rock<br />Tailgating<br />…And much more!<br />Red Wings game<br />Tigers Game<br />
  11. 11. Philanthropy<br />Another aspect to ATO is giving back to the community<br />Some things we have done are: Relay for Life, NCAA Bracket Pool for the Jalen Rose foundation, Volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House<br />We are currently planning a annual campus-wide ATO Signature Philanthropy event <br />Relay for Life with AGD and Triangle<br />Relay for Life fundraising goal<br />
  12. 12. Academics<br />At ATO, school also has great importance<br />We have brothers in Engineering, Business, and LSA<br />Brothers are a great source for school help<br />We have rooms reserved in the UGLi every week for brothers to use<br />
  13. 13. Alumni<br />Many UM ATO graduates loved their time in here, they are very active with the colony<br />We have alumni from the ’80s, ‘70s, and even the ‘50s that are involved!<br />Resume workshop with Alumni<br />Alumni watching Michigan Football<br />Another great feature of alumni…<br />Cigar night at an Alum’s Restuarant<br />
  14. 14. Networking<br />According to Forbes.com, there are 7 Fortune 500 CEOs that were in Alpha Tau Omega<br />In Southeast Michigan alone, there are over 400 UofM ATO alums<br />The national fraternity includes many career resources<br />Famous ATOs can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Alpha_Tau_Omega_brothers<br />Over 3,000 members in the ATO Linkedin group<br />
  15. 15. Fun<br />Tailgating!<br />Ski Trip<br />Our letters engrained in a table at Charley’s<br />Watching football with Alumni<br />Partying with ATOs at WMU<br />
  16. 16. Fun at Greek Week<br />ATO’s team placed 2nd last year in Greek Week, with Zeta Tau Alpha and FIJI<br />Cheerleaders….<br />1st place in Red Bull chariot race!<br />Greek Olympics<br />Ping pong champs!<br />Thank You Cake to Team partner<br />Greek Sports<br />
  17. 17. Fun Old UofM ATO Photos (Pre-1990)<br />
  18. 18. Join ATO!<br />Create something legendary!<br />Start your own traditions TODAY<br />Interested or have any questions? Contact Colony President Ankur Shah at<br />ankursha@umich.edu<br />
  19. 19. Other Sources<br />ATO.org<br />UmichATO.com<br />Facebook:<br />Alpha Tau Omega - Beta Lambda<br />Twitter<br />@UmichATO<br />

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