Anyone watching "The Knick" on Cinemax? The Delta chapter at NYU, circa 1900, made an appearance in the sixth episode, "Call Me Dad".
"The Knick" is a look at the professional and personal lives of the staff at New York's Knickerbocker Hospital during the early part of the twentieth century. The show is directed by Steven Soderbergh and stars Clive Owen.
At the recent Emmy Awards, two Psi U alumni were recognized by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Danny Zuker, Pi '86 (Syracuse), serves as an executive producer and writer for "Modern Family" which won the Outstanding Comedy Series Emmy for the fifth year in a row. Prior to working on "Modern Family" he worked on "Just Shoot Me!" and "Grace Under Fire". Danny got his start writing for the "Arsenio Hall Show."
Greg Thompson, Theta Theta '83 (Washington) is the co-executive producer and a writer for "Bob's Burgers" which won an Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program. Greg previously worked on "King of the Hill", "Everybody Hates Chris", and "3rd Rock from the Sun".
Since July Cody Dial, Phi Beta '09 (William and Mary), has been missing in Costa Rica. He was seven months into an overland journey starting in Mexico. His last communication indicated that he planned to cross Corcovado National Park, a huge wilderness of rain forest, tropical coastline, and rugged mountains.
Executive Council member Matt Eckenrode, Epsilon Nu '04 presents Aldo Vacco, Epsilon Nu '15 with the Jerome Brush, Delta Delta '39 scholarship during a chapter meeting at the Epsilon Nu chapter (Michigan State).
This fall, the 2014-15 Psi Upsilon Foundation scholarship recipients are receiving special recognitions in their chapters.
Executive Council members, Foundation directors, chapter alumni presidents and others have been traveling to the chapters to make special presentations of the scholarship certificates.
The Psi Upsilon Foundation chairman of the board, Patrick Gilrane, Psi '83 and treasurer Tim Zepp, Chi Delta '08 recently attended THE Foundations Seminar in Indianapolis.
THE Foundations Seminar brings together fraternity and sorority staff and volunteers for three days to learn from speakers with intenational reputations about advancing the cause for Greek Life on campuses across North America.
Erik Joyce, Pi '06 (Syracuse) will sponsor the next Psi U Social Hour at his restaurant, the Two Door Tavern. Located in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, it's just a block from the Bedford Avenue subway station (L line). That's the first stop from Manhattan in Brooklyn.
Mark Thursday, November 6 from 6 – 8 p.m. for the Two Door Tavern event. Erik will provide snacks with a cash bar. Register at www.psiutwodoor.eventbrite.com.