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Educational Programs


Mental Health

Health and safety are top priorities of Zeta Beta Tau. The Zeta Beta Tau Foundation is committed to risk prevention, health, and wellness, and overall care. We feel strongly that the Fraternity can best support ZBT brothers by providing programming focused on mental health and wellness.

All ZBT undergraduates have the opportunity to use the JED Foundation’s Credible Mind platform at This student wellness hub includes a text helpline, self-assessments, peer stories, and more resources.

In addition, 
all ZBT undergraduates have use of the wellness services from MANUAL offers an online resource center. Brothers in the pilot receive 24/7 access to the MANUAL digital platform and 13+ hours of evidence-based videos, monthly livestreams, weekly newsletters, and access to MANUAL’s private social media channels.

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Ronald M. Mankoff Alumni Panel

Held each year at Zeta Beta Tau’s International Convention, the Ronald M. Mankoff Alumni Panel is a leadership program set in a talk show-style format that engages both ZBT undergraduate and alumni attendees as panelists share career and life stories and advice. Attendees can interact with the panelists through a question-and-answer dialogue.

Former Alumni Panel panelists include:

  • Sanford R. (Sandy) Cardin, Phi Alpha Alpha (Georgia Washington University) - President of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Philanthropic Network

  • Craig S. Chanoff, Beta Zeta Epsilon (University of Maryland – College Park) ’97, a Vice President at Blackboard, Inc

  • Steve Cooley, Gamma Nu (Cal State – Los Angeles) ’70, Former District Attorney for the County of Los Angeles

  • Joel M. Epstein, Sigma (Tulane University) ’87, Founder and CEO of Friction Factor

  • Congressman Martin Frost, Omega (University of Missouri) ’64

  • Steve Gold, Alpha Omega (University of Miami) ’00, Senior Vice President – Wealth Management at UBS

  • Douglas J. (Doug) Hertz, Sigma (Tulane University) '74 - President and Chief Executive Officer of United Distributors, Inc. and minority owner of the Atlanta Falcons.

  • Jon K. Hirschtick, Xi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) '83, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Onshape

  • Adam D. Isrow, Alpha Omicron (University of Arizona) '92, Co-Founder & Executive Vice President of

  • Mark Itkin, Alpha Rho (UCLA) ’74, Vice President of the William Morris Agency

  • Lawrence A. Klatzkin, Theta (University of Pennsylvania) '79, Managing Director with Rice, Voelker, LLC

  • Doug Maine, Alpha Beta (Temple University) ’70, Retired CFO of IBM Corporation and MCI

  • Jeffrey W. Mankoff, Esq., Sigma (Tulane University) ’84, Founder & CEO of vPromos, Inc.

  • Sam Massell, Mu (University of Georgia) ’48, Former Mayor of the City of Atlanta

  • A. Sandy Myers, Iota (University of Denver) ’67, Esq., Lawyer

  • John E. Mitchell, Gamma (Northwestern University) ’84, Executive coach and consultant

  • Howard Pizer, Alpha Kappa (University of Wisconsin) ’63, Executive Vice President of the Chicago White Sox

  • Jeff Sloan, Theta (University of Pennsylvania) ’89, President of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN)

  • Walter L. Sutton, Jr., Ph.D., Iota (University of Denver) '67, Retired Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Associate General Counsel – Legal Administration & External Relations

  • Michael S. (Mike) Wien, Alpha Eta (Colorado State University) '73, World-class Ironman competitor, consultant and professional speaker

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