MEMPHIS, TN – Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity is pleased to announce Nate Grimm (Nebraska-Kearney, Iota Gamma ’18) as the November 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.
Grimm, a senior at the University of Nebraska-Kearney, was nominated for his dedicated service for Iota Gamma Chapter, his innovation, and his commitment to bettering his community.
Grimm has served Iota Gamma as chapter president, health and safety officer, new member educator, and multiple other positions. Throughout his time on the executive board, Grimm led the chapter to a Raymond L. Orians Excellence award in 2020. He also established the now annual Week of Service, consisting of weeklong community services for members to participate in. Grimm is a member of the Order of Omega Greek Honors Society and serves at the Interfraternity Council vice president of community service and philanthropy.
Outside of the fraternity, Grimm is a member of the Nebraska-Kearney honor’s program. Grimm has held many volunteer positions, such as a volunteer high school track coach, vice president of the psychology club, student ambassador, and many more. He is pursuing a degree in psychology, holding a 4.0 GPA, and has maintained a presence on the Dean’s List since 2018.
Grimm is an undergraduate research fellow, exploring the mental health needs of student-athletes during Covid-19. He is also a human subjects coordinator and tutor for the psychology department. After graduation, Grimm plans to attend graduate school for sports psychology, with the hope of helping athletes overcome mental obstacles associated with rehabilitation.
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