INDIANAPOLIS (June 13, 2018) — On August 10, 2018, the Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation will be hosting a Members Meeting (5-6 PM) and Alumni Gathering (6-8 PM) in St. Louis, MO.
The Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation has named 20 scholarship recipients for the upcoming 2017-18 academic year. More than $40,000 is being presented in grants in amounts ranging from $500 to $5,000. Foundation scholarships are established by chapters and individuals and endowments are used to support the annual scholarships. Some scholarships are available to all AKPsi students, while others focus on those majoring in specific fields.
Congratulations to the 2017-18 scholarship recipients:
Christopher T. France, Michigan State ’14 — William A. Donnelly Scholarship
Alexandra Goodnough, Syracuse ’15 – Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
Mahmoud Saleh, Wayne State ’16 — Carlton J. Siegler Scholarship
Aubrey M. Weber, Central Michigan ’14 – William A. Donnelly Scholarship
Tyler M. Werland, Texas – San Antonio ’16— William A. Donnelly Scholarship
Anjani Agrawal, Georgia Tech ’15 — General Fund Scholarship
Jorge A. Fournier, Wake Forest ’15 — Stephen and Chrissy Vasquez Scholarship
Justin Deters, Indiana State ’15 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Cosmin Dordea, Wayne State ’16 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Matthew May, Arkansas ’16 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Bailey Thompson, Kansas ’16 — Kenneth W. Hufford Accounting Scholarship
Isabella Yang, Texas – Dallas ’15 — Jeffery L. Vander Waal Healthcare Scholarship
Michelle Chan, Baruch ’15 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Madeline E. Curry, Wyoming ’13-Life — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
A.J. C. DiRosa, High Point ’14 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Stephen DuBois, Delaware ’16 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Melissa Fellman, Maryland ’16 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Aparna Krishnaswamy, Denver ’14 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Nicoleen Lebita, Washington ’14— Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
Gina M. Testa, New York ’15 — Jennie J. Palkon née Lis and John S. Palkon Scholarship
The foundation extends its appreciation to members of the scholarship committee who spent countless hours reviewing applications:
Annette C. Anderson, Virginia ’85-Life
Stacey M. Gimbert, Virginia ’86
Michelle Grichuk, Lamar ’08-Life
Ted S. Hollifield, Virginia ’87
Past Fraternity Director Phil May, Saint Louis ‘86-Life
Melissa A. Nortz, Virginia ’85
Vadim Shleyfman, Towson ’09
Past Foundation Director Chad E. Smith, Montclair State ’93
Past Foundation Chairman Cynthia Washington, Saint Louis ‘82-Life
Past Foundation Director John Werner, Virginia ‘84-Life (Committee Chair)
INDIANAPOLIS (June 30, 2016) — From June 25-27, the nineteen brothers selected as the 2016 Academy Fellows traveled to Morgantown, Indiana for an intensive, distraction free, leadership retreat. The secluded setting of the Academy allowed for their unhindered growth, as they opened themselves up to new ideas and experiences.
INDIANAPOLIS (May 25, 2016) –In June, nineteen student members will attend an 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.
The Academy was created in 2001 to provide participants with a solid grounding in self-awareness, leadership skills, teamwork, and a new perspective on change and systems thinking. Participants will learn how to become a leader who makes a visible difference and more positive force in their organization and profession.