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.
Guest post by Kushaan Shah
Over the course of a recruiting season, an employer may have close to five hundred conversations with prospective students at a given school. For those that work specifically in recruiting and attend multiple events, this number grows to a couple thousand. Every student has the same question — given the same opportunity as anyone else to chat with an employer, how do I stand out?
Convention is quickly approaching and so is the last day to register! We are accepting online registrations until July 19th to those who still wish to attend the 59th Convention in Las Vegas. This year’s Convention will be held at Bally’s Hotel and Casino with all events taking place in the Indigo Tower between August 2nd and August 5th. Brothers from all over the world will be in attendance to celebrate Alpha Kappa Psi and take part in Chapter Congress and College of Leadership.
Established in 2003, the Judiciary Committee (JC)’s primary function is to help protect the reputation of the fraternity through use of the risk management policies. After many years of hard work and dedication, Jeff E. Frank, Eastern Michigan ‘86-Life is stepping down from his position on the Judiciary Committee.
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)