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Title: A Professional Fraternity


1
Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Inc.
  • A Professional Fraternity

2
  • Since you have chosen the profession of
    Pharmacy, It is important to further develop your
    person, as well as your knowledge.
  • Becoming a fraternity member is one of the best
    ways to accomplish this goal.

3
Kappa Psi
  • Oldest Largest Pharmacy Fraternity
  • Founded May 30, 1879
  • Russel Military Academy
  • New Haven, Connecticut
  • 70 collegiate chapters
  • 44 graduate chapters
  • Co-educational Fraternity

4
Who are Kappa Psi?
  • 60 of Deans from Colleges of Pharmacy
  • 75 of Presidents of APhA
  • 65 of Presidents of other pharmacy organizations
  • Kappa Psi Brothers can be found
  • In every state and major city around the world
  • Practicing in every area of pharmacy

5
Kappa Psi Specifics
  • Chapter By-Laws
  • Conform to the National Constitution
  • 9 Provinces (regions)
  • Meet once or twice yearly
  • Grand Council Conventions
  • Held Every Two Years
  • Boston, MA Aug 7-11, 2007
  • Clearwater Beach, FL Aug 4-9, 2009
  • 8 International Officers
  • Official quarterly publication
  • The Mask

6
Check us out on the web
  • www.kappapsi.org

7
Kappa Psi Values
  • Fellowship
  • Industry
  • Sobriety
  • High Ideals

8
Kappa Psi Awards
  • Foundation Scholarships
  • Scholarship Honor Certificates
  • Scholarship Tray Award
  • Asklepios Key
  • Outstanding Chapter of the Year Award
  • Most Improved Chapter Award
  • Frank H. Eby Award
  • Grand Regents Letter

9
What is a Professional Fraternity?
  • All the benefits of fraternal affiliation
  • Voluntary bond of united brotherhood
  • Plus, the opportunity for attainment of greater
    professional competency and achievement within
    ones chosen field
  • Requires scholastic achievement
  • Encourages continued scholastic pursuit

10
Professional Fraternity Benefits
  • Pharmacy Involvement
  • Promotion of your profession
  • Community service projects
  • Extracurricular Social Activities
  • Scholarship and Awards
  • Lifelong bonding and friendship

11
Starting a new chapter
  • Apply for a charter
  • Write chapter by-laws
  • Template examples available on website
  • Charter Fee of 200
  • Elect officers according to by-laws
  • Installation using the official Ritual
  • Initiation fee per brother of 45
  • Includes subscription to the Mask

12
What is Rushing?
  • Process of obtaining new members
  • Allows prospective members the opportunity to
    learn about the fraternity before deciding to
    pledge
  • Allows the Brothers to get to know the
    prospective members and decide if they have
    similar goals
  • Pledging starts once rushees have accepted bids.
  • Rushing pledging periods are campus specific.

13
What is pledging?
  • Learning period where you pledge loyalty to the
    fraternity through a tentative membership
  • Pledge education of the chosen fraternity
  • History
  • Rituals
  • Ideals
  • Experience the true meaning of fellowship with
  • Fellow pledges
  • Prospective Brothers
  • Fosters devotion to the fraternity

14
Pledging Kappa Psi
  • KY is the epitome of Brotherhood Fellowship.
  • Brotherhood begins to develop during pledging.
  • Learning the ritual and history of the fraternity
  • Strengthens commitment appreciation of
    fraternity
  • Pledges should be prepared to work hard for the
    betterment of the Fraternity and pharmacy, rather
    than the expectation of personal gain.
  • Pledging is part of what makes us a fraternity.

15
Hazing
  • Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Inc. has
    outlawed any act which might be classified as
    hazing, for these acts have no place in an
    organization of professionals and mature
    individuals.
  • Kappa Psi pledges do not relinquish their moral
    or religious ideals, social or legal rights,
    political beliefs or their family or personal
    relationships.  

16
Province I
  • Chapters in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Eastern
    New York, and Rhode Island
  • 4 Collegiate Chapters

17
Province I Chapters
  • Mu
  • Massachusetts COP
  • Nu
  • University of Connecticut
  • Beta Delta
  • Albany College of Pharmacy
  • Beta Epsilon
  • University of Rhode Island
  • Albany Graduate
  • Albany, New York
  • Boston Graduate
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Central New York Graduate
  • Endicott, New York
  • Connecticut Graduate
  • New Haven, Connecticut
  • New York Graduate
  • New York City, New York
  • Providence Graduate
  • Kingston, Rhode Island

18
Province II
  • 10 chapters located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey
    and West Virginia
  • 2 meetings per year
  • Spring and Fall Assemblies
  • Involvement Awards
  • Province Philanthropy
  • Province Leadership

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Province II Chapters
  • Beta Eta
  • University of West Virginia
  • Beta Kappa
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Beta Omega
  • Temple University
  • Delta Epsilon
  • Duquesne University
  • Delta Omicron
  • Wilkes University
  • New Jersey Graduate
  • Newark, New Jersey
  • Philadelphia Graduate
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Pittsburgh Graduate
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Pocono Graduate
  • Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia Graduate
  • Morgantown, West Virginia

20
Province III
  • Chapters in Maryland, North Carolina, South
    Carolina, and Virginia
  • 8 Collegiate Chapters
  • 5 Graduate Chapters
  • 2 meetings per year

21
Province III Chapters
  • Theta
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Iota
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Sigma
  • University of Maryland
  • Beta Xi
  • University of North Carolina
  • Gamma Xi
  • University of South Carolina
  • Delta Kappa
  • Howard University
  • Delta Lambda
  • Campbell University
  • Delta Xi
  • Shenandoah University
  • Epsilon Delta
  • University of Appalachia
  • Buies Creek Graduate
  • Buies Creek, North Carolina
  • Maryland Graduate
  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • North Carolina Graduate
  • Durham, North Carolina
  • South Carolina Graduate
  • Columbia, South Carolina
  • Virginia Graduate
  • Richmond, Virginia

22
Province IV
  • Chapters in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia
  • 9 Collegiate Chapters
  • 5 Active Graduate Chapters
  • 2 meetings per year
  • January
  • June
  • http//province4.org

23
Province IV Chapters
  • Gamma Zeta
  • Samford University
  • Gamma Sigma
  • University of Florida
  • Gamma Phi
  • University of Georgia
  • Gamma Psi
  • Mercer University
  • Delta Gamma
  • Auburn University
  • Delta Iota
  • Florida AM University
  • Delta Rho
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Delta Upsilon
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Delta Omega
  • South University
  • Auburn Graduate
  • Auburn, Alabama
  • Georgia Graduate
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • North Florida Graduate
  • Tallahassee, Florida
  • Southeast Florida Bahamas Graduate
  • Southeast Florida the Bahamas
  • Tampa Graduate
  • Tampa, Florida

24
Province V
  • Chapters in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky,
    Michigan, Western New York, Ohio, and Wisconsin
  • 12 Collegiate Chapters
  • 11 Active Graduate Chapters
  • 2 meetings per year
  • Host chapter rotates
  • www.kappapsi5.com

25
Province V
  • Province Philanthropy Project
  • Pediatric Health
  • Province Awards
  • Chapter of the Year
  • Traveling Trophy
  • Best Slideshow Presentation
  • Philanthropy Participation
  • Excellence Awards

26
Province V Chapters
  • Xi
  • The Ohio State University
  • Pi
  • Purdue University
  • Upsilon
  • University of Kentucky
  • Chi
  • University of Illinois Chicago
  • Beta Lambda
  • University of Toledo
  • Beta Upsilon
  • Butler University
  • Beta Phi
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Beta Psi
  • University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Gamma Iota
  • State University of New York
  • Gamma Chi
  • Ferris State University
  • Delta Nu
  • Midwestern University Chicago
  • Mu Omicron Pi
  • Wayne State University
  • Ada Graduate
  • Ada, Ohio
  • Buffalo Graduate
  • Buffalo, New York
  • Cleveland Graduate
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Central Michigan Graduate
  • Big Rapids, Michigan

Cincinnati Graduate Cincinnati, Ohio Columbus
Graduate Columbus, Ohio Detroit Graduate Detroit,
Michigan Illinois Graduate Chicago,
Illinois Indiana Graduate West Lafayette,
Indiana Kentucky Graduate Louisville,
Kentucky Wisconsin Graduate Madison, Wisconsin
27
Province VII
  • Chapters in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana,
    Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and
    Texas
  • 12 Active Collegiate Chapters
  • 7 Active Graduate Chapters
  • Central Office located in Province VII
  • Richardson, Texas

28
Province VII
  • 1 Meeting per year
  • Host chapter rotates
  • Province Philanthropy Project
  • Recently granted a wish with Make-A-Wish
  • Currently Habitat for Humanity
  • Province Awards
  • Chapter of the Year
  • Most Improved Chapter
  • Man Mile Award
  • Best Chapter Report

29
Province VII Chapters
Rho University of Kansas Psi University of
Tennessee-Memphis Beta Rho University of
Mississippi Gamma Theta University of Missouri
Kansas City Gamma Omicron University of Oklahoma
Health Sciences Gamma Pi Saint Louis College of
Pharmacy Gamma Omega University of Arkansas
Medical Sciences Delta Beta Southwestern Oklahoma
State University Delta Delta University of
Houston Delta Eta Xavier University of Louisiana
  • Delta Theta
  • Texas Southern University
  • Delta Pi
  • Texas Tech University
  • Epsilon Beta
  • University of the Incarnate Word
  • Epsilon Epsilon
  • Texas AM Health Science Center
  • Kansas City Graduate
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Louisiana Graduate
  • Monroe, Louisiana
  • Oklahoma Graduate
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Saint Louis Graduate
  • Saint Louis, Missouri
  • Southwestern Graduate
  • Weatherford, Oklahoma
  • Tennessee Graduate

30
Province VIII
  • 8 Collegiate Chapters in Minnesota, Nebraska,
    Iowa, North and South Dakota
  • 2 meetings per year
  • Business meeting Saturday
  • Themed costume parties on Friday and Saturday
  • Involvement Awards
  • Traveling Trophy
  • Highest percentage of chapter at business meeting
  • Golden Peanut
  • Most entertaining chapter report
  • Other Graduate Brother awards

31
Province VIII
  • Peanut Gallery
  • Province VIII Graduate Development Committee
  • Encourages graduate participation
  • Awards the Golden Peanut
  • Health Promotion and Education Project
  • Community service in cardiovascular health
  • Blood pressure screenings
  • Cholesterol screenings
  • Province Philanthropy
  • Benefit families in need
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • www.kappapsi8.org

32
Province VIII Chapters
Epsilon University of Minnesota Twin Cities Beta
Nu Creighton University Beta Sigma North Dakota
State University Beta Chi Drake University Gamma
Epsilon University of Nebraska Gamma Kappa South
Dakota State University
  • Delta Zeta
  • University of Iowa
  • Delta Psi
  • University of Minnesota Duluth
  • Iowa Graduate
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Minnesota Graduate
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Nebraska Graduate
  • Omaha, Nebraska
  • North Dakota Graduate
  • Fargo, North Dakota
  • South Dakota Graduate
  • Brookings, South Dakota

33
Province IX
  • Chapters in Arizona, California, Nevada, and New
    Mexico
  • 8 Collegiate Chapters
  • 2 Active Graduate Chapters
  • 2 Meetings per year

34
Province IX Chapters
  • Beta Gamma
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Gamma Nu
  • University of the Pacific
  • Gamma Rho
  • University of New Mexico
  • Gamma Upsilon
  • University of Arizona
  • Delta Sigma
  • Midwestern University College of
    PharmacyGlendale
  • Delta Tau
  • University of Southern Nevada
  • Delta Phi
  • University of California San Diego
  • Epsilon Gamma
  • Western University of Health Sciences
  • Arizona Graduate
  • Tucson, Arizona
  • Los Angeles Graduate
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Pacific Graduate
  • Stockton, California
  • San Francisco Graduate
  • San Francisco, California

35
Province X
  • Chapters in British Columbia, Montana, Oregon,
    and Washington
  • International Province
  • 4 Collegiate Chapters
  • 3 Active Graduate Chapters
  • 1 Meeting per year
  • Presidents Day Weekend

36
Province X Chapters
  • Beta Omicron
  • University of Washington
  • Beta Pi
  • Washington State University
  • Gamma Eta
  • University of Montana
  • Delta Mu
  • University of British Columbia
  • Montana Graduate
  • Missoula, Montana
  • Portland Graduate
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Seattle Graduate
  • Seattle, Washington

37
Top 10 Reasons to Start a Kappa Psi Chapter
  • Promotion of your profession
  • Philanthropy opportunities
  • Education to the community
  • Scholarships Awards
  • Fellowship Fun

38
Top 10 Reasons to Start a Kappa Psi Chapter
  • Networking, Networking, Networking
  • Be a part of a lasting tradition
  • Be a charter member of your chapter
  • Professional growth leadership
  • Kappa Psi is for Life

39
A person becomes a brother of Kappa Psi for LIFE,
not just the duration of his/her college years.
40
Are you ready to join the Brotherhood?
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