The Beta Sigma Chapter Centennial

December 4-5, 2021

Save the date: The Beta Sigma chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha will be celebrating its 100th Founder's Day on December 5, 2021.

Please join us! Here is the preliminary schedule of events:

  • Saturday, December 4 - evening: Happy hour (location and time TBD)

  • Sunday, December 5 - Centennial luncheon at the Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center (starting around 12pm-1pm)

The centennial event will feature stories from college days, memorabilia displays, a cash bar, and prizes. We'll have brothers in attendance from every decade from the 1960s - 2020s, including the current actives!

Registration info will be coming soon. Our Centennial Committee is hard at work planning more details. Please let us know if you'd like to get involved or have any ideas.

Room Reservations

We have a room block reserved at the Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center, where the event will be hosted. The block is reserved for the nights of Saturday, December 4, and Sunday, December 5. Our discounted rate is $129 for King Standard or Two Queens Standard rooms, and a nightly parking charge of $15.

To reserve a room in the block, use Group Code: 12046841PK and log on to Guests may also call (412) 682-6200 and speak with a reservation agent. Our group name is "Pi Kappa Alpha CMU 100th Anniversary".

The room reservations go quickly, so we recommend booking as soon as possible.

Centennial Committee

Meet the Centennial Committee, a group of brothers throughout the years who are planning these events:

  • Tom Wood (initiated 1969), Chairman of the BSAA Social Committee

  • Jim Plymyer (initiated 1974), BSAA Treasurer

  • Sean Sechrist (initiated 2007), BSAA Secretary

  • Philip Wellener (initiated 2019), Chapter President

  • Max Adams (initiated 2021), Chapter Alumni Relations Chairman

  • Dave Fry (initiated 1972)

  • Ed Sullivan (initiated 1978)

  • Ken Janowitz (initiated 1968)

  • Jamie Hunt (initiated 1981)

  • Mike Smith (initiated 1986)

More information

Please keep an eye on our website at, or join our Facebook Group for up-to-date information. You can also email Sean Sechrist at

Carnival 2022

Don't worry - we still plan to have several reunion events during Carnival in 2022! Many brothers are eager to see buggy races again. Carnival will be April 8-9, 2022. We will send updates later in the year as plans materialize.