For Immediate Release—Tuesday, January 30, 2007


Mary E. McCrank

Media Relations Officer

(585) 245-5516


January 28 through February 2, 2007

Alpha Chi Rho fraternity in a "deep freeze" at SUNY Geneseo

Students camping outside 24 hours a day in the bitter cold to raise money for the American Cancer Society

WHAT: State University of New York at Geneseo students are holding the 6th annual "Deep Freeze on Cancer" to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The students are camping out from Jan. 28 until Feb. 2, 24 hours a day, in the below freezing temperatures with a goal of raising $1,500.

WHO: Members of the Alpha Chi Rho fraternity are coordinating this event. 

WHERE: The students are camping out on the Sturges Quad, located between Erwin and Sturges halls.

MEDIA: Come to the Sturges Quad on the SUNY Geneseo campus to photograph and interview the students in action. For more information, contact event coordinator James Weis at (631) 241-2250.


Written by Joe Mignano, public relations intern in the Office of Communications and Publications.