Mayor Rahm Emanuel proclaims July 19, 2014 as Beta Chi Theta Day in the city of Chicago
The 12th Annual National Convention of Beta Chi Theta National Fraternity, Inc. in Chicago, IL was honored by Mayor Emanuel with a proclamation congratulating the fraternity on its success throughout these past 15 years, with becoming the youngest member and first of its kind to be accepted into the NIC, and its stellar growth to 25 chapters with over 1500 members. The proclamation also commemorated the event by proclaiming July 19, 2014 as Beta Chi Theta Day in the city of Chicago.
Former National President Mujteba Naqvi accepted the proclamation on behalf of Beta Chi Theta. He remarked, "this recognition is a testament of the excellence achieved by the brothers of Beta Chi Theta. Our ideals serve as a compass for young men to steer themselves for their own betterment"
The 12th Annual National Convention is taking place over the July 18-20th weekend at the Inn of Chicago. Over 150 undergraduate and alumni brothers from around the nation gathered for national updates, policy discussion, office hours, elections, and to celebrate the 15 years of existence of the national brotherhood.
About Beta Chi: Beta Chi Theta is a nationwide South Asian interest social fraternity founded on the pillars of Brotherhood, Tradition, Service to Humanity, South Asian Awareness, Academic Excellence, and Nationwide Network. After being established at University of California Los Angeles in 1999, Beta Chi Theta has quickly spread across the country and has grown to over 1500 brothers at 25 chapters and colonies. The national philanthropy, Beating Heart Disease, raises money for the American Heart Association, increases heart disease awareness, and promotes a heart healthy lifestyle. For more information, visit http://www.betachitheta.org.