Fifty-nine Tragos Quest to Greece scholars and mentors gathered at the 58th Grand Chapter Conclave to celebrate their shared experience. Reconnecting with brothers from their Quest year and building connections with brothers across the Quest alumni family, the stories shared were a reminder of the power of the Quest and its formative effect on so many lives.
“The immediate impact on undergrads from the Tragos Quest to Greece is significant and we hope it reverberates throughout the rest of their lives,” shared, Dr. Ron Binder, Toledo ’83. “The Tragos Quest to Greece Luncheon was a wonderful way to meet fellow Questers – some stretching back many years!”
A month ago, 18 undergraduates, accompanied by five mentors, returned from this year’s life-changing 10 days in Greece. exploring historical sites, discussing philosophy, and reflecting on the ancient Greek concept of “know thyself.”
Named in honor of Past Grand President Bill Tragos, Washington-St. Louis ’56 and his wife, Lilli, over the past 22 years, over 480 brothers and mentors have attended Quest through the generosity of donors to the SigEp Annual Fund.
The Tragos Quest to Greece changes the way brothers view the world, their Fraternity and themselves. Guided by alumni mentors and university faculty, Tragos Quest to Greece Scholars study the influence that Greek philosophy, governance and the arts has and continues to have in everyday life. Brothers explore Greek culture and contemplate the origins of SigEp’s values and the Balanced Man ideal.