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Psi Upsilon Today May 2013

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Registration for the 170th Psi Upsilon Convention & 2013 Leadership Institute is now available online. More information on the accommodations and schedule can be found here.
Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the Psi Upsilon Foundation 2013-14 scholarship recipients. Foundation scholarships are awarded based on a demonstrated commitment to the highest moral, intellectual and social excellence.

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Griffin Award Winners

Congratulations to Psi Upsilon's 2012-13 Giffin Award winners. The Griffin Award recognizes outstanding graduating brothers who remain involved in the chapter during their senior year while making a positive impact on the larger campus community.

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Outstanding Juniors

Congratulations to the Psi Upsilon 2012-13 Outstanding Juniors. The Outstanding Junior award recognizes members of the Class of 2014 who epitomize the principles and ideals of the Fraternity and act as an example to their peers.

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Michael Bergelson Launches Everwise

Michael Bergelson, Chi '95 (Cornell University) launched Everwise, a a tech-powered platform for matching "protégés" with the right mentors and shepherding them through a six month advisory relationship. Everwise uses an online system based on over 60,000 mentoring partnerships to pair participants with a volunteer executive from a company with complementary skills who serves as a mentor.

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Melanie Matchett Wood Named Dove Role Model

Melanie Matchett Wood, Chi Delta '03 (Duke University) has been chosen as one of four role models for The Dove Movement for Self-Esteem. The campaign's goal is to encourage girls to embrace their unique beauty with workshops, guides, toolkits and videos. The initiative kicked off in Washington, D.C., at a Girl Scouts event on the National Mall. "It was so much fun to see all these girls excited about self-esteem and to [be there] supporting their goals," Wood says.

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San Francisco Alumni Events

Executive Council members and Foundation directors hosted an event May 9th at the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco. Brothers from 13 chapters were present. The Theta Theta chapter (Washington) led the way in number of attendees. Brothers spanned six decades of Psi Upsilon from the 1960's to the 2010's.The following evening another event was held at Xanh Restaurant in Mountain View.

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Cape Cod Event

Brothers from the Cape Cod area gathered for lunch last week. From left, John Schoenfelder, Eta '64, Neal Birdsall, Eta '55, David Brown, Epsilon Phi '66, Hurley Bogardus, Eta '53, and Mark Williams, Phi ' 76. Not pictured – T.J. Turner, Beta Beta '88.

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Meet Mike Thibideau, Chapter Leadership Consultant

Originally from Metro Detroit, MikeThibideau, Epsilon Nu '11(Michigan State University) graduated with a degree in public policy and administration. Mike held numerous positions throughout his tenure at the Epsilon Nu chapter including hepititos, house manager and new member educator.

After graduation, Mike managed campus organizing, fund raising and lobbying efforts for various grass roots organizations and campaigns. As a chapter leadership consultant, his duties include visiting and consulting with chapters on operational issues while enhancing relations with host institutions.

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Annual Fund Update


Show your pride in Psi U. As lifelong brothers of Psi U, our pursuit of excellence is a destination worth talking about. Donors who make a gift between today and the Convention will receive this sticker, suitable for car or computer, to promote Psi U. Offer good while supplies last. Make your gift now!


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your 2013 Annual Fund gift now.

Give online via credit card or Google Wallet or snail mail a check to:

Psi Upsilon
3003 East 96th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240-1357

Contact Mariann Williams if you would like to donate appreciated stock or include Psi U in your will.

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In Memoriam

With sore and stricken hearts, we mourn...

To report the passing of a brother, please send the date of death and a copy of the obituary to or snail mail it to:

Psi Upsilon Fraternity
3003 East 96th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240

Recent Notifications

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Calendar of Events

June 7-9, 2013
Chi Chapter:
Cornell reunion (events at house all weekend)
John Trentacose Chi '08

June 8, 2013
Omega 102nd Interfraternity Sing
Krishna Ravella, Omega '14

June 13, 2013
Little Chi of New York Dinner
Peter Mack, Chi '03

June 20, 2013
Psi U San Diego Social Hour
Green Flash Brewery
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
More information

June 27-July 1, 2013
170th Psi Upsilon Convention and 2013 Leadership Institute
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club
Durham, NC

September 27-29, 2013
Chi Delta Homecoming
Contact Charles Guo, Chi Delta '16 at 925-786-7778

October 25-27, 2013
Omicron Homecoming
Mark Tallungan, Omicron '00

November 9, 2013
Tau homecoming
Homecoming Weekend
Contact Afolabi Seriki, Tau '16 at 267-254-5004


To have your event listed in the calendar, email Mariann Williams.

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