Dr. Bryan Samuel
Office of Multicultural Affairs director, 308.865.8127
Members of Sigma Lambda Beta international fraternity on the University of Nebraska will celebrate their two-year anniversary next week, April 3-7, with Beta Week, a week of service to the campus and the Kearney community.
The fraternity, which has existed on an international scale for 20 years, was established at UNK on April 4, 2004. The week’s activities begin with KLUNK (Klean Up UNK) starting at 7 a.m. on the UNK campus. Later that day, a the kick-off barbecue will take place at 3 p.m. south of Cope Fountain in the central part of campus.       
Wednesday, April 5, is reserved for the Beta Greek Auction. Members of the fraternity will be auctioned to help raise funds for the fraternity’s philanthropy project, CPR awareness. Bidding begins at 7 p.m. in Copeland Hall Room 142. 
Thursday, April 6, is the date set for the Cesar Chavez celebration. In honor of the Chicano Movement leader, educational displays will be set-up in the Nebraskan Student Union Atrium, and there will be a march around campus. The march will end up at the bell tower, where a prayer and silent processional are planned.    
Beta Week activities will conclude Friday, April 7, with a dance for Sigma Lambda Beta members and the International Students Association. All activities, except the dance, are free and open to the public.