The award-winning e-Newsletter of Phi Sigma Sigma                                     June 2012
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Message from the GA
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Alumnae Spotlight
Foundation News
Seen & Heard
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Seeking Volunteers for Foundation!
The Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation is seeking volunteers with experience in finance, accounting, investments or banking to serve on the Foundation Finance and Investments Committee. The Foundation is dedicated to raising funds to advance women through educational grants and scholarships and to strengthen chapters through leadership programming.
If you have a few hours a month to volunteer, please join one of the Foundation's dynamic committee by contacting Foundation Executive Director Michelle Soucy at


Gearing up to Celebrate 100 Years of Sisterhood!
Phi Sigma Sigma is in full swing planning activities to help commemorate Phi Sigma Sigma's Centennial anniversary
July 10-14, 2013 in New York City. With the Phi Sigma Sigma Fraternity 
discussing the intricate details pertaining to location and events to the Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation gathering to talk about the opportunity to award $100,000 in scholarships and need-based educational grants, it is sure to be an unforgettable event!




Congratulations to each of Phi Sigma Sigma's Jeanine Jacobs Goldberg Archon of the Year Award & the Beverly Parkes Collegian of the Year Award finalists! Winners will be selected in August.


Finalists for the Jeanine Jacobs Goldberg Archon of

the Year Award


The Jeanine Jacobs Goldberg Archon of the Year award is presented to the collegiate chapter archon deemed by the grand archon to be the most outstanding based on her contributions to the chapter and her relationship with the Fraternity.  


Erin Davis (Beta Omega, Portland State University)


Nicole Johnson (Gamma Nu, Rutgers-New Brunswick)


Gailmarie Sprague (Epsilon Theta, Montclair State University)


Amanda Thompson (Epsilon Delta, Chapman University)


Juliana Wakeman (Gamma Iota, Worcester Polytechnic Institute)


Finalists for the Beverly Parkes Collegian of the Year Award


The Beverly Parkes Collegian of the Year Award is presented to a member who, in her activities and character, personifies the ideals of Phi Sigma Sigma. 


Adrienne Berthot (Delta Delta, Linfield College)


Jillian Molina (Beta Upsilon, American University)


Gailmarie Sprague (Epsilon Theta, Montclair State University)


Hailey Taylor (Gamma Iota, Worcester Polytechnic Institute)


Michelle Wolf (Beta Pi, Queens College) 


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Summer is upon us! For many of our collegiate sisters, that means a slight respite from the day-to-day academic grind. For others, it means graduation! Congratulations on earning your degree and entering the next phase of your Phi Sigma Sigma journey - becoming an alumna sister! As tens of thousands of your fellow alumnae will attest, graduation is not the end of your membership. Read more>

Supreme Council Opens Lines of Communication

The board shares news and decisions


Supreme Council is committed to opening the lines of communication among its members. Monthly update web page to help sisters better understand the work and decisions of the board. New information will be added on an ongoing basis! 


To find out what the board has been doing click here>



We Build to Our Walls

Phi Sigma Sigma will return to the University of Delaware


Phi Sigma Sigma is excited to announce that we have formally been invited to recolonize our Delta Eta Chapter at the University of Delaware in spring 2013, following formal recruitment.


The University of Delaware has a rich history that stems all the way back to 1743. Its website says, "Our first class [of alumni] included three signers of the Declaration of Independence and one signer of the U.S. Constitution." The University of Delaware is the largest university in Delaware. With its main campus in Newark and satellite campuses in Dover, Wilmington, Lewes and Georgetown, the University of Delaware is home to nearly 16,000 undergraduates. Read more> 

From Illinois to South Africa

A Phi Sigma Sigma sister "Aims High"  as she volunteers with the Peace Corps 

Alana McGinty (Epsilon Alpha Chapter at Illinois State University) is proud to be a Phi Sigma Sigma as she resides in South Africa working with the Peace Corps. In January 2011, Alana arrived in South Africa to work with the Community HIV/AIDS Outreach Project (CHOP). In the community she works with Ikhwezi Support Group, a small non-profit organization. Its primary focus is to support those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. Read more>

Collegiate Chapter Donations Reach Record Highs!

Phi Sigma Sigma sisters donate more than ever

Raising over $250,000 for the Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation, our collegians have broken all previous year fundraising records. WOW! These funds make a real difference - supporting the Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI) and Leadership Conference programming, as well as scholarships and need-based education grants for deserving sisters.

The Foundation board of directors thanks all of our collegians for aiming so high!
From left to right - Erin Drumheller, Epsilon Rho (York College) is Miss Allegheny County and will compete for Miss Maryland on June 23! Jessica Lesage, Zeta Zeta (Quinnipiac University) is Miss Easton and Ashleigh Chaves, Epsilon Iota (Bridgewater State University) is Miss Foxborough. Jessica and Ashleigh will compete for Miss Massachusetts on June 29! Best of luck to them!

Campus Chapters of the Year -

Beta Omega at Portland State University, Delta Omega at Pace University, Iota Alpha at Saginaw Valley State University, Iota Iota at Grand Valley State University, Iota Nu at Sacred Heart University, Iota Theta at Barry University, Kappa at The George Washington University, Pi at Syracuse University, Theta Zeta at Keene State College, Zeta Alpha at Woodbury University and Zeta Delta at Bentley University.


Campus Sorority Woman/Greek Leader of the Year -

Tiffany Bates (Zeta Omicron at Kutztown University), Meghan Campbell (Iota Nu at Sacred Heart University), Marquita Gill (Iota Theta at Barry University), Rachel Mattaline (Iota Beta at Quincy University), Caitlin Quinn (Gamma Iota at Worcester Polytechnic Institute) and Cynthia Vella (Beta Xi at Cornell University).

Congratulations to our last issue's winner: Chante Noel (Iota Xi at Sonoma State)


All those who complete this month's crossword puzzle correctly and within the timeframe will be entered into a drawing for a special Phi Sigma Sigma prize!


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Email completed puzzle to or Fax to 410-799-8186

ATTN: Tristin Bates


Deadline - July 30

Do you have news you want to share with Phi Sigma Sigma? Headquarters is always looking for updates on our collegiate and alumnae chapters and members.



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