Alpha Gamma Rho - Alpha Rho

Addresses

216 S Prospect St

Burlington, VT 05401

United States

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Summary

Alpha Gamma Rho “AGR” is a social and professional fraternity where our brothers have a dedicated career interest in agriculture or food/fiber industries, however the chapter is open to students with almost all majors. Alpha Rho has a chapter house that allows for our brothers to live together. We also have a chef and brother Antonino DiRuocco who cooks great meals for us. Stop by anytime if you are interested in checking us out, if you want to come for a meal, or just to say hi! 

 

Mission

Alpha Gamma Rho is the fraternity sharing a common bond within a dynamic, global agriculture committed to fostering the highest values and providing each and every brother with superior lifelong personal development and professional success.

Website

www.vtagr.org

 

National Website

http://www.alphagammarho.org

 

 

 

 

Chapter Facts

Currently our chapter has 23 active brothers. The chapter house is located at 216 S. Prospect St. in Burlington. The house was built in 1869 by Calvin Pease and was purchased by an agricultural club  from Lucille Way. Alpha Rho has been at UVM since 1961.

 

Organizational Facts

Alpha Gamma Rho was founded in 1904, by Ohio State University and the University of Illinois. AGR now has 68 national chapters.

 

Famous Alumni

Norman Borlaug-Nobel Peace prize winner

Wayne Allard-Senator for Colorado

Edgar Lloyd-Medal of Honor Recipient

Harry Michael-Medal of Honor Recipient

Peter Oppenheimer- CFO of Apple Inc.’s

 

as well as many others!

 

Philanthropy

Our chapter’s main philanthropy is dedicated to Cochran’s Ski Area, where we volunteer all year round in trail management and assist at other large events, as well as raise money to help support them.

 

Scholarship

Overall Chapter GPA Fall 2011 :  2.94

Our chapter’s main philanthropy is dedicated to Cochran’s Ski Area, where we volunteer all year round in trail management and assist at other large events, as well as raise money to help support them.