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Psi Upsilon Today, November 2014

Thank you to all the brothers who helped us make the 2014 Founders' Day Challenge a success. We had a exactly 300 donors and raised $54,567.38! If you missed the Challenge there is still time to give to the annual fund before the end of the year.

Psi U Scholarship Applications Available

The Psi Upsilon Foundation awards both merit and financial need based grants to upperclassmen who are active in their chapters. Merit grants will be at least $1,000. Last year, need based grants ranged from $3,500 - 6,000. We hope to award at least 20 grants, depending on the applicant pool.

Applications require letters of recommendation from a chapter officer, alumnus and faculty member as well as an official transcript. Read more about eligibility requirements.

The due date is February 14, 2015 and awards will be announced on or about May 1, 2015.

Click here for applications.

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Stuart Schweizer was re-elected president of the Psi Upsilon Association of Elmira at its 105th Annual Dinner meeting held at the Elmira City Club. George L. Howell, was re-elected to serve as secretary of the Association. Brothers from Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, and New York representing twelve chapters attended the event.

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Tau Elected IFC President

Jacob Wallenberg '16 has been elected president of the Interfraternity Council at the University of Pennsylvania. According to Dr. Sam Fager: "Jacob is an exceptionally good choice for the position. He is mature, thoughtful, diligent, articulate, and friendly. I am very proud of him and very pleased for him, for the Castle, and for the IFC."

Wallenberg is the second Tau brother in the past three years to win the IFC presidential election.

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Delta Pledges Add to Numbers

(L to R) Fernando A. Bomfim, '17, Yao Fu, '17, Ashlie Dagne, '17,
Eldred Halsey, '58, Alyssa Hernon, '17, Meehak Noorani, '17, Alvert Rodriguez, '17

The Delta Chapter grew to 9 with the pledging of two more NYU sophomores. Brothers from the Alpha Omicron chapter as well as Delta brothers joined for dinner after the ceremony.

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Benefit Psi U While Shopping Online

There are many ways that you can help Psi U while shopping online during the holiday season.

Did you know that every purchase you make on Amazon can benefit Psi U? AmazonSmile  donates 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible AmazonSmile items and there's no cap on how much they will donate. Find out how you can use AmazonSmile for your holiday purchases.

Shop & Give allows brothers to shop online at over 2,200 participating stores that pay a percentage of the purchases to Easycause. Easycause tracks these purchase commissions and contributes a percentage back to Psi Upsilon Fraternity.

You can also shop online at Psi Upsilon's website for badges, ties and other items. If you are looking for a gift for a brother or something for yourself this season check out the options at the online store.

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Rho Chapter Luncheon

The Rho of Psi Upsilon, whose newly reactivated chapter has reached 49 members in its fourth year, will hold its 116th annual Milwaukee Christmas luncheon on Saturday, December 27th, at the Wisconsin Club in downtown Milwaukee, beginning at 11AM.

In addition to the Rho, all Psi U’s in the Chicago/Wisconsin area are invited to attend. The Rho Christmas luncheon is the second longest running tradition in the Psi Upsilon brotherhood. Contact alumni president Charles Leicht for further information.

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Annual Fund Update

It’s the season of giving.

Don’t wait until December 31 to add to your consecutive years of giving. You can do it now online at

Sixty-five percent of our annual calendar goal has been reached. Help Psi U meet the goal by making your gift prior to the year end.

You can make your one-time gift online today by clicking the button below.

Give online via credit card 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
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
December 1, 2014

Delta Yule Log
6p.m. - 9 p.m.
Apple Restaurant and Bom Bar
17 Waverly Place
New York City 10003
Greg Kardell, Delta '98

December 2, 2014

#Giving Tuesday
Give to the 2014 Annual Fund

December 13, 2014

Phi Beta Annual Wassail Party
Rhodeside Grill
1836 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
Christian Klein

December 27, 2014
116th Annual Milwaukee Christmas Luncheon
Wisconsin Club
Milwaukee, WI
Charles Leicht
January 8, 2015
NYC Psi Chapter Holiday Gathering with Spouses, Partners & Undergrads
Patrick Gilrane, Psi '83
January 18, 2015

AFC/NFC Championship Games at Foxwoods
Manshantucket, CT
Paul Freyer, Psi '83

March 7, 2015

Psi Undergrad/Alumni "Traditions Workshop" Day at the Hill
Clinton, NY
Paul Freyer, Psi '83

April 18, 2015

Phi Beta Alumni Luncheon
William & Mary Alumni House, Williamsburg, Virginia
Jon Hollis, Phi Beta ’98

June 5, 2015

Psi U Hamilton Reunions:  Psi Chapter House Party
Patrick Gilrane, Psi '83

June 26-28, 2015

172nd Psi Upsilon Convention & Leadership Institute 
East Lansing, MI 

To have your event listed in the calendar, email Mariann Williams.
Please provide the date, name of the event, location and contact person.


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