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IFC/PHC Throw Support Behind Bard-Lennartz Ticket

After meeting and interviewing all four UPUA presidential tickets on Tuesday night in a closed-door meeting in Thomas Building, the Penn State Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Councils announced that they would be endorsing the TJ Bard-Courtney Lennartz ticket in the upcoming UPUA Election.

Bard and Lennartz will now have the support of the most recognizable student groups on campus, gaining access to their listserv, thus being able to communicate directly with the students making up the fraternities and sororities in the organizations.

Dan Florencio, the IFC President, sent an open letter to the candidates on Monday, outlining the requirements to gain the Greek endorsement.

When asked what set the Bard-Lennartz ticket apart from their competition, Florencio noted that he did not take part in the voting or question-asking, saying he was only a facilitator between the candidates and the chapter presidents. He added:

All the candidates did very well but the presidents really liked and connected with Bard/Lennartz.  T.J., a brother of Beta Theta Pi, really spoke to the Greek experience and set himself apart from the other candidates.  We wish all candidates the best of luck and we proudly endorse T.J. Bard and Courtney Lennartz.

The Bard-Lennartz ticket had this to say after their endorsement was registered with the UPUA Elections Committee:

We are thrilled to have received the endorsement of the Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Council.  Once elected, we will work to ensure that the interests of Greeks across campus are represented in UPUA.  Now more than ever, it is important that fraternities and sororities join with student government to make Penn State the best it can be.  Courtney and I understand the important role that Greek Life plays on this campus; from Homecoming to Greek Sing to countless service projects, Greeks contribute much to State College and the university as a whole.  Under our administration, we will ensure that the student voice, including that of Greeks, is restored to UPUA.

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