MEMPHIS, TN – Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity is pleased to announce Carson Zubke (South Dakota, Kappa Pi ’18) as the February 2021 Pike of the Month. Pike of the Month award recipients demonstrate the True Pike ideals, working to improve themselves and having a positive impact on their chapters, campuses, and communities.
Zubke, a senior at the University of South Dakota, was nominated for demonstrating superior leadership in his chapter, on campus, and in the community.
On campus, Zubke previously served as student government association president. Under his leadership, the university raised over $20,000 for Charlie’s Cupboard, an on-campus food pantry that he cofounded. As an ambassador for the Beacom School of Business, Zubke currently represents the school at events, connects with alumni, and collaborates on student-led initiatives.
Zubke previously worked as a legislative intern for the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation in Washington D.C. He has worked as an accounting and finance intern for the University of South Dakota Foundation, as well as a public policy and foundation intern for Avera Health.
He previously served Kappa Pi Chapter as vice president of membership programming and director of recruitment. In these roles, he led the chapter to a 36% increase in new members and a 15% increase in family and alumni engagement. He has been consecutively recognized as the chapter’s outstanding freshman, sophomore, and junior of the year.
Zubke will graduate with a degree in health services administration. He plans to pursue a career in public health policy.