Alumni Chapter Established in the Bluegrass State

LOUISVILLE — Alpha Kappa Psi, the largest international professional business fraternity, recently granted an alumni charter to the Bluegrass Alumni in the Louisville area.

The 108th alumni chapter to charter, efforts came from more than 20 alumni members representing a variety of collegiate chapters. The alumni group held a number of recruitment, networking and socialization events.

Foundation Announces 2015 Academy Fellows

INDIANAPOLIS –The Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation announced the selection of the 2015 Academy Fellows. In June, twenty student members will attend the intensive leadership retreat designed to make even the best of Alpha Kappa Psi more impactful, value-based leaders. Through the generous support of Alpha Kappa Psi alumni and friends, the AKPsi Foundation pays all expenses for those attending the experience. 

Golden Triangle Alumni Chapter Re-Installs

PITTSBURGH — Alpha Kappa Psi, the largest international professional business fraternity, recently granted an alumni charter to the re-established Golden Triangle Alumni in the Pittsburgh area.

Originally the fourth chartered alumni chapter, revitalization efforts came from nearly 20 alumni members representing a variety of collegiate chapters. Since its re-formation in December 2014, the alumni group held a number of recruitment, networking and socialization events.

Foundation Names 2015-16 Scholarship Recipients

INDIANAPOLIS –The Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation has named 41 scholarship recipients for the upcoming 2015-16 academic year. More than $35,000 is being presented in grants in amounts ranging from $500 to $1,900.

 Congratulations to the 2015-16 scholarship recipients:

  • Kristine Aprile,Pittsburgh ‘13 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Briana Bills,South Carolina ‘14 — Fraternity Presidents Scholarship
  • Luke Buffington,Creighton ‘12 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Anne Burback,Wyoming ‘12 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Nick Ciabattone,Drexel ‘12 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Tori Coneglio,Cincinnati ‘12 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Paul d’Hyver,Ohio State ‘13 — William E. Donnelly Scholarship
  • Charlotte Dicharry,Portland State ‘14-Life — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Elizabeth Dietzler,Wisconsin-Milwaukee ‘13 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Alejandra Figueroa,Columbia ‘14 – Jesse H. Bert Scholarship
  • Lindsey Forbes,Nevada ‘11-Life — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Michael Galibov,Arizona State ‘14 — William E. Donnelly Scholarship
  • Luis Gonzalez Haro,California-Merced ‘14 – Jeffery L. Vander Waal Scholarship
  • Kyle Hoeing,Southern Indiana ‘13 — Stephen and Chrissy Vasquez Scholarship
  • Hattie Holm,Minnesota ‘13 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Emily Hudson,Miami ‘12 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Julia James,Indiana ‘12 — Theodore G. Ehrsam Scholarship
  • Dana Kisenwether,Binghamton ‘13 — DNTW-Montreal Scholarship
  • Agnes Kowalski,Illinois State ‘14 — William E. Donnelly Scholarship
  • Catherine Krigbaum,Arizona ‘14 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Sara Levine,Cornell ‘14 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Mackenzie Lloyd,Marshall ‘14 — William E. Westerdahl Scholarship
  • Jasper Luong,California – Davis ‘13 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Pavan Mahtani,NYU ‘14 — Kenneth W. Hufford Scholarship
  • Alonso Mojica,San Diego State ‘12 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Thomas Molloy,Missouri Western ‘14 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Alex Nanchanatt,Monmouth ‘13 — Stephen and Chrissy Vasquez Scholarship
  • Ryan O’Toole,Illinois Wesleyan ‘14 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Darshana Panchal,Creighton ‘12 — William E. Donnelly Scholarship
  • Samantha Perlman,Emory ‘14 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Ryan Pollowitz,Miami ‘12 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Gabriela Reichert,Miami ‘12 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Jack Renner,Ohio State ‘13 — Stephen and Chrissy Vasquez Scholarship
  • Aspen Ruane,Wyoming ‘13 — Andrew P. Duli Scholarship
  • Elena Sakach,William & Mary ‘13 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Matthew Shaver,Ohio State ‘13 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Leah Simkoff,Ohio State ‘13 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
  • Trevor Thompson,Arizona State ‘13 — Stephen and Chrissy Vasquez Scholarship
  • Katherine Toldy,Denver ‘13 — William D. Reeves Scholarship
  • Peter Tozzi,Illinois State ‘13 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
  • Kyle Varble,Indiana State ‘13 — J.D. Sparks Scholarship

The foundation extends its appreciation to members of the scholarship committee who spent countless hours reviewing 236 applications:

Selection:

  • Past Foundation Chairman Angela Brown,Adrian College ‘81-Life
  • Past Fraternity President and Past Fraternity Chairman Robert Davenport,Old Dominion ’86-Life
  • Past Fraternity Director Phil May,Saint Louis ‘86-Life
  • Past Foundation Chairman Richard McVay,Texas Tech ’79-Life
  • Foundation Director and Past Fraternity President Andrea Nemeth,Montclair State ‘91-Life
  • Past Foundation Chairman Cynthia Washington,Saint Louis ‘82-Life
  • Foundation Director John Werner,Virginia ‘84-Life (Committee Chair)

Pre-Screening:

  • Eric Bodman,Creighton ’04-Life
  • Ernest Hammond,Florida ’08
  • Doug Heitkamp,Saint Louis ’05
  • Matthew Heymann,George Washington ’08
  • Valerie Matena,Vanderbilt ’06
  • Ethan Oblonsky,Toledo ’04
  • Nicole Seray,Alabama State ’02
  • Natalie Simon,Stetson ’07
  • Steven Such,North Carolina State ’06-Life