Phi Kappa Tau
Beta Xi Chapter
University of Georgia
Phi Kappa Tau was nationally founded in 1906 at Miami University in Ohio. We remember our roots to this day and continue to strive to be different from other Greek organizations by staying true to our initial beliefs: the innate worth of members, democracy, and Christian ideals.
In March of 1949, a group of University of Georgia students comprised of World War II veterans returning to college formed the Beta Xi Colony of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity where it would thrive for 65 years.
On October 22, 2011 Beta Xi re-charted and in just over three years, our brotherhood had grown to over 100 men by searching for leaders who desire a fraternity experience different than other UGA chapter. One that provides a loyal brotherhood, an effective medium to improve their campus and community, and a means to progress into adulthood. In 2013 we unveiled our newest fraternity house at 558 West Broad Street, at the gateway to downtown Athens.
Phi Kappa Tau has consistently ranked highly compared to other Phi Tau chapters nationally, as well as others in UGA’s Greek Community. Our organization has received top marks for academics, campus involvement, and membership size. Our goal is balanced improvement with a focus on recruitment. By growing our chapter with dedicated and enthusiastic young men, we will continue to thrive as a chapter.
2019 Executive Committee
T. Scott Duncan, Jr.
Phone: (404) 590- 9860
Scotty (Fall ’16) is a senior, McDonough, GA native, studying Finance, Political Science, and Legal Studies. He previously served as VP of Recruitment prior to being elected President in April 2018. At UGA, he has been a member of the Student Government Association, Apollo Society, and College Republicans. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, reading political literature, and flying airplanes. Upon graduation, he is pursuing a career in finance aviation with intentions to achieve an MBA.
Phone: (478) 972-3797
Brandon (Spring ’18) a Finance major from Macon, GA pursuing a certificate in Legal Studies. Brandon is the Director of Finance for Shop with a Bulldawg, a nonprofit at UGA that provides holiday gifts to children in Athens to alleviate the financial strain of the holidays for families. He enjoys competing against friends in sports such as: golf, basketball, and floor hockey. A second generation Georgia Bulldawg, he was introduced to the fraternity by mutual friends and instantly felt a sense of belonging and wanted to invest and learn from the men he met. He has previously served Phi Tau as philanthropy chair and as a member of our Membership Orientation Committee. In the future he hopes to go to UGA law school and eventually open up his own firm in Atlanta.
Phone: (730) 669-2825
Colin (Spring ’17) is a senior Finance major from, Rumson NJ. Being from Jersey, he enjoys tanning by bodies of water, flip flops, live concerts, and crunching numbers, of course. Colin would like to join some type of finance firm upon graduation.
Vice President of Alumni Relations
Phone: (706) 871-5657
Lawson (Fall ’16) is a senior from Augusta, GA studying Athletic Training. As an AT student, he has worked with multiple UGA sports teams, including our baseball and football teams, to learn how to provide medical treatments, plan player rehabilitations, and perform injury evaluations. This summer, he is interning with the Carolina Panthers and plans to secure a Master’s degree through a graduate assistantship upon concluding his undergraduate courses.
Vice President of Recruitment
Phone: (404) 719-9822
Chris (Fall ’18) is a sophomore, Biological Engineering major from Alpharhetta, GA. Chris is an active leader in UGA Miracle and Shop with a Bulldawg, UGA’s two largest fundraising organizations. He is an accomplished swimmer and enjoys eating healthy foods.
Phone: (678) 315-0913
Phone: (706) 836-3715
Bryce (Fall ’17) is a Sports Management major from Augusta, GA. He enjoys watching UGA football and Braves baseball, cooking on the grill, and gardening. On campus, he is involved with Ronald McDonald House Charities and active political groups. After graduation, he plans to matriculate to law school to study Sports Law.
Phone: (706) 399-0857
Andrew (Spring ’17) is a Finance major with interest in ISC corporate finance entering his fourth year of study. “Hogue” can normally be found fixing things around the House or somewhere in Athens playing golf, tennis, or swimming. On campus, he is involved in the Society of Entreprenerus, College Republicans, and Relay for Life. After graduation, Andrew would like to join a Fortune 500 company and work his way up to execuitive level status.
Phone: (757) 705-0345
Greg (Fall ’17) was born in Houstion, TX but has lived throughout the United States, he now calls Athens home. He is a 3rd year, double major, studying Economics and Theatre. With these two degrees, Greg hope to find a career path that allows him to combine these areas of interest. During Greg’s time at UGA, he has served in the Student Government Association for two years, as both a Senator and Cabinet member. He is a member of the Economics Society and participates in University Theatre productions as often as he can.