Big Brother: Joel Wells
Offices Held: Social Chairmen
OX: Why did you join Theta Chi?
Stan Terzopolos: National tradition; legacy; and familiarity with with existing brothers.
OX: What kind of influence has the fraternity had on your life since graduation?
ST: Theta Chi impressed upon my the value of camaraderie, loyalty and friendship in enhancing one's personal life.
OX: What is your nickname? How did you get it? Did anyone in particular give it to you?
ST: Smilely. I had a habit of maintaining a smile during the most difficult "lineups." Lineups in the 60's often included elements of physical strain and personal humiliation.
OX: Who were your roommates?
ST: Tom Schreffler and Robett Holland.
OX: With whom do you stay in contact?
ST: Tom Schreffler
OX: Anyone with whom you’ve lost touch that you would like to find?
ST: Robert Holland
OX: Tell us about your family. Have you married? Do you have children?
ST: Presently I am divorced but have two daughters who attended Penn State and are off to successful careers.
OX: What do you do for a living?
ST: I am retired from public school administration. My last post was as Assistant Superintendent for Pottsgrove School District, Pottstown, Pa.
OX: What hobbies do you enjoy?
ST: I like to camping and motorcycle touring.
OX: What are your goals for the next few years?
ST: Continue to do part time work teaching for Immaculata University in their off campus graduate program preparing educators for positions in school administration. I also work part time for Chester County Intermediate Unit in a federal project involving Goddard Space Center and Immaculata to assist teachers in disadvantaged schools improve their delivery of mathematics and science instruction.
OX: What organizations are you involved with in your community?
ST: Only social organizations related to motorcycle touring: Gold Wing Road Riders Association - Chapter Y and the Keystone Voyagers.