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Robert Smalls: From Enslavement to Heroism – A Remarkable Journey to Freedom

Robert Smalls’ life was a testament to the indomitable human spirit’s ability to overcome the harshest of circumstances and rise to greatness. Born into slavery in Beaufort, South Carolina, in 1839, Robert Smalls would go on to become one of the most remarkable figures in American history. His journey from enslavement to heroism is a story of courage, determination, and the unwavering pursuit of freedom. […]


Finding Purpose After Pain: Understanding the Grieving Process

     You’re likely familiar with the famous five steps of grieving, but other models can explain the process humans go through after a loss. You may try to avoid some of these stages and skip to the end, but psychologists agree that grief is a long process we must fully experience. Whether your own experience comes in three stages or nine, most people will go through some form of these steps. […]

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Building B.R.I.D.G.E.S. Not Walls

     Now serving as President of the 146th House of Alpha, a chapter founded in 1937, Mathis has new challenges as he looks to extend upon the past successes of the illustrious Fraternity. He plans to ignite the membership toward our Fraternity’s aims: manly deeds, scholarship, and love for all mankind. This is all driven by his deep desire to give back to the community after being underestimated and counted out in his youth. He hopes to inspire the next generation through his leadership of the Fraternity through service and sacrifice. […]