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The e-Newsletter for sisters and friends of Phi Sigma SigmaApril 2010

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What Defines Greatness Among Sisters? | Letter from the Grand Archon
"When it comes to fame, there's a definition that trumps the word's traditional meaning. Forget the so-called '15 minutes.' It's the long-term impact we have on this world that matters most." Read more >
Seeking 'Famous' Phi Sigs Among Us
Sisters are doing amazing things, and we want to hear about it!
Greatness within usFor the past year, we've been uncovering incredible, true-life stories of what sisters are doing around the world. Whether in science, business, media or the arts, Phi Sigs are making an impact that's impressive and worthy of recognition. We're committed to sharing even more great stories as we approach our Centennial. Can you help us find more top Phi Sigs? Read more >

Special Reports on HaitiHope for Haiti, Hearts from ΦΣΣ
2 stories about the power of sisterhood
One was there when the earthquake struck and says the love of her sisters helped her to survive; the other is a tireless advocate for Haitian relief. Two unforgettable stories in a Phi Sig special report. Read more >

Zelda RubinsteinLarger than Life
Movie star and activist Zelda Rubinstein
Diminutive in height but towering in stature, she was far more than an iconic actress. A pioneering activist for AIDS and HIV awareness, Zelda continually proved to Hollywood and the world that little people achieve great things. Read more >

Sonoma State UniversityNEW COLONY! Announcing Phi Sig's newest expansion - this time, in northern California at Sonoma State University. Diokete Hupsala!
Seen & Heard

Dr. Diane SpatzDR. DIANE SPATZ (Nu Chapter, University of Pennsylvania) continues to earn accolades for her world-renowned expertise in breastfeeding and lactation. In May, she'll earn the Dean's Award for Exemplary Professional Practice from Penn's School of Nursing, where she teaches and performs research in her field.

Marianne CohenMARIANNE COHEN (Delta Beta, University of Rochester) was recently a featured guest (and voice of reason) on The Tyra Show, discussing Are We Raising Our Kids to Be Divas?. She is a recognized expert on "manners for minors" with Mannersmith, led by etiquette maven (and Phi Sig sister) Jodi R.R. Smith.

Jennifer DeFranco - Mom CongressParenting magazine has selected JENNIFER DeFRANCO (Epsilon Alpha, Illinois State University) to represent Illinois at the first-ever Mom Congress focusing on education and learning May 2-4. She was chosen, in part, for her work as a PTA president to combat bullying, among other proactive initiatives.

Jessica Bellas JESSICA BELLAS (Zeta Kappa, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown) has published "Maotai, Mooncakes & Monks," about her adventures in Hong Kong and China. An international project manager, she helped establish research centers for Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hangzhou and Ningbo, China.

RutgersWELCOME BACK TO THE PYRAMID! More than 100 women strong, our recolonized GAMMA NU CHAPTER at Rutgers University New Brunswick was installed on April 18, just weeks after raising an incredible $15,000 toward Rutgers' Dance Marathon.

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Foundation | Phi Sig's Support of the 2010 U.S. Transplant Games
Why does our sponsorship matter? Meet athlete Jon Hochstein
Jon Hochstein - Transplant Games athleteHe's 15 years old, loves sports, and can't wait for this summer's Transplant Games in Madison, Wisc. But make no mistake: Jon Hochstein wouldn't be here if someone hadn't donated the gift of life. Read his story - and learn how to join our Foundation's volunteer team at the Games!
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Chapter Spotlight | 5 things we love about Beta Upsilon Chapter
Beta Upsilon Chapter at American UniversityThese days, Phi Sigma Sigma is the sorority to join at American University. But it took work and perseverance to achieve this success. Learn how Beta Upsilon's women continually strive to be the best - and, in so doing, make us all proud to be part of an international sisterhood of leaders who serve. Read more >

Phi Sig Pride | Even on your honeymoon, there's time for LITP...
Phi Sig PrideHere's proof no matter where you are, and no matter who you're with, if you see a Sphinxhead, the chances are excellent you're taking a photo!

Here, Mallory Madden Lessard of our Iota Delta Chapter at Central Connecticut State University makes her husband pause to snap this shot at the Palace of Versailles in France. Says Mallory: "Just wanted to share some LITP on my honeymoon!" Now, that's what we call love!

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U.S. Transplant Games:
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