It is expected that Virginia Tech fraternity man is a man of honor and integrity, a man who projects a positive image of masculinity and civility, as he is a man who works to include others rather than to exclude them. A Virginia Tech Fraternity man strives for excellence, he has a clear focus and curiosity for his academic success while maintaining a healthy sense of personal balance. He works to make the communities he is a part of better by his active participation in them through courageous leadership. A Virginia Tech fraternity man is a man for others. He treats others, all others, with respect, dignity, and worth. He cares for other men as brothers or as best friends. A Virginia Tech fraternity man aspires to be a role model in the best sense of the word, for his peers and for those who follow him. The current Virginia Tech fraternity man joins the generations of Virginia Tech fraternity man, carrying on traditions begun in 1872 while creating new ones as they embrace Ut Prosim as a way of life and make their collective mark on the fellowship that is Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.