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Willes “Bill” Reeder ’59

Willes "Bill" Reeder '59 rushed multiple fraternities upon arriving at Penn State, but ended up joining Phi Sigma Kappa because he liked the guys and the house the best. It was a decision he looks back on with a great sense of satisfaction, even to this day.

Had Bill not joined Phi Sig, his life would be entirely different. He was the social chairman during fall '57 and was in charge of filling the date list for an Alumni weekend. To complete this task he enlisted the help of a girl who was dating Harry Jones '58, named Lois, and ended up going to the party with her. They are still together to this day and Bill insists he would never have met her had he not joined Phi Sig.

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Kappa Alum Part of Happy Valley’s Tech Boom

Kappa Alum Part of Happy Valley’s Tech BoomFor Brother Jeremy Frank ’97, it’s all about not getting carried away. The president and co-founder of KCF Technologies in State College, Pa., knows that the success of a business is dependent on the ability of the leadership team to stay focused … on finding customers. From there, it will all just fall into place. Click below to read Jeremy's story.

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Fred DeCock ’80 and Chris DeCock ’13

A good leader is a dime a dozen, so we're lucky to have two qualified brothers leading us at the alumni and active chapter levels. Maybe it runs in the blood, because these two individuals are more than just brothers – they're father and son! Thank you to Fred DeCock '80 and Chris DeCock '13 for participating in this Then & Now profile to highlight their Phi Sig experiences and to show how much has changed (or stayed the same) at Kappa and on campus in the last 30+ years.

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