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The e-Newsletter for sisters and friends of Phi Sigma Sigma June 2009

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'Get Networked the Phi Sig Way' | Letter from the Grand Archon
Looking to make a career move? As the saying goes, "It isn't what you know, it's who you know
." So why aren't more Phi Sigs taking advantage of networking, and their lifetime affiliation within our sorority? Read more >
Strength in Numbers: Top Tips for Networking
Proven ways you can connect to Phi Sig's powerful sisterhood
Networking the Phi Sig Way!Seems everyone's networking these days - but not everyone is a lifetime member of a progressive, success-minded international sorority like Phi Sigma Sigma! Learn the top 3 ways to get connected to Phi Sigs close to home or around the world, and strengthen the single most important network that can help you in your career, your personal life and beyond starting today. Read more >

World Class, World Renowned and World Changing
Alumna Spotlight: Dr. Lila Ehrenstein NachtigallDr. Lila Nachtigall
As a young student, she grew up in Manhattan and attended our Beta Nu Chapter at Brooklyn College with dreams of becoming a teacher. But life had different plans for Dr. Lila Nachtigall - one of the world's preeminent reproductive endocrinologists, best-selling author and a frequent go-to source for powerhouse media organizations (even Oprah). Read more >

CHIA 2009 Collegiate LobbyistsLobbying Capitol Hill, Greek Style
Collegian Spotlight: Erin Keenan and Amber Snyder
They went, they canvassed, they conquered! Read how two of Phi Sig's top collegians took an important Greek-related housing crusade to Washington, D.C. - and made an impressive impact that could change laws and boost housing opportunities for future sisters. Read more >
Seen & Heard | Quick links to 'Phi Significant' Sister News

Jane Brody - NYT Columnist/AuthorNew York Times health columnist and best-selling author JANE BRODY (Beta Xi - Cornell University) has published her latest book, "Jane Brody's Guide to the Great Beyond," a compassionate, practical exploration of end-of-life issues.

Katie Cavuto - Food Network Star Finalist 2009Noted Healthy Bites chef KATIE CAVUTO (Zeta Lambda - Johnson & Wales University) is one of 10 finalists competing on "The Next Food Network Star," premiering Sun., June 7, at 9 p.m. ET.

Laura Denoux - Biggest LoserFormer plus-size model and popular "Biggest Loser" contestant LAURA DENOUX (Delta Kappa - Florida International University) lost an amazing 86 pounds before the show's conclusion in May (having suffered a hip fracture, now recovering).

Regan Steedman - RacerRace car driver REGAN STEEDMAN (Theta Chi - California State University, Sacramento) recently won SpecBoxter's 2009 Driver Search competition, and is now a member of the California-based team.

Diane Lesbon - Mrs. International Finalist 2009Mrs. District of Columbia International 2009 DIANE LEBSON (Kappa - The George Washington University) is preparing to compete for the Mrs. International crown July 17-18 in Chicago.

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ALSO: Calling all experts!
Contact Editor Lisa Romero at, and note your subject matter specialty for future communications purposes.

Foundation Updates | 2009 Chapter Giving Could Be 'Best Ever'
PLUS: UIFI scholarship winner, wishing 'Nash' well 
It's not yet official, but Foundation insiders say 2009 is on track to break records for chapter giving.
Foundation DonationsWith nearly $220,000 raised by almost 100 chapters thus far - and 78 chapters that have met or exceeded fundraising goals - this is set to be a banner year, says Foundation Director of Fundraising and past Grand Archon Kim Hildred. Watch for more information at Convention... Meanwhile, chapters are encouraged to contact us with their unique stories about "how they did it!"

Collegian SARAH SPADA (Zeta Omega - University of Michigan at Dearborn) has earned Phi Sigma Sigma's 2009 scholarship to attend the prestigious Undergraduate Fraternity Institute June 10 in Indianapolis.

Foundation bids a fond farewell to Nancy "Nash" Hay as its Executive Director. Read more >      E-mail us for job opportunity info!

Be a Phi Sig VIP! | Awards Sponsorship Is Easy: Here's How
Just in time for Convention, an opportunity for YOU to shine...
2009 Fraternity Awards SponsorshipsLooking for a unique way to promote your continuing support of Phi Sig while rewarding excellence among sisters at the same time? Consider becoming an awards sponsor! It's easy, affordable, and secures your legacy as a VIP for years to come!
Cinderella Story | Delta Iota - Celebrating 25 Years!
Delta Iota - Central Michigan University - 25th AnniversaryOur sisters at Central Michigan University have plenty of reason to celebrate these days - and not just because it's their 25th anniversary! In addition to a swingin' annual golf outing that benefits Foundation, their latest community-service project is truly a heartwarming "Cinderella story" worth hearing. Read more >
Phi Sig Pride The kiss that launched a thousand photos...
Marla Waters - Zeta Zeta - Phi Sig Pride June 2009Not every sister gets the chance to visit Egypt and witness, firsthand, the enormity and majesty of the Great Sphinx at Giza. So we at Phi Sig have been delighted to receive a number of pics where, thanks to the wonders of technology, sisters seem to be interacting with one of the true wonders of the world - and a symbol of our Phi Sig Pride!
Here, collegian Marla Waters (Zeta Zeta - Quinnipiac University) says, "I visited last summer.... Being at the Sphinx made me feel close to all of my sisters in the U.S. It was breathtaking!" Other sisters agree... we've already received several "kissing" photos to share in future!

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In This Issue
Network Like Pro: 3 Ways
NEW! 'Seen & Heard'
Sister News
Foundation Donation Record-Breaker?
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