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Kappa Lambda Psi

Kappa Lambda Psi
ΚΛΨ
Founded April 28, 1980
Glassboro State College, now Rowan University
Type Social
Scope Local
Motto Kinship, Love and Pride!
Colors Navy Blue, Grey
Symbol Candle, Purple Heart, Star
Flower Morning Glory
Philanthropy American Cancer Society, New York Blood Services
Chapters 5
Headquarters Marist College, 3399 North Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
Homepage http://clubs.marist.edu/klpsi/

Kappa Lambda Psi (ΚΛΨ) is a local Marist College's campus.[2]

Contents

  • Mission statement 1
  • Founding of the Delta Chapter 2
  • Philanthropy and Service 3
    • Local Service Project: New York Blood Services 3.1
  • Campus Involvement 4
    • Activities 4.1
    • Care Packages 4.2
    • Awards 4.3
  • Chapters 5
  • Notes 6
  • External links 7

Mission statement

"Kappa Lambda Psi was founded on April 28, 1980. It was founded by 28 founding sisters with the hopes to be the first sorority to go national since 1916. Together, we shall strive for this goal. To us, Kappa Lambda Psi isn’t just an organization, it's a way of life".[1]

Founding of the Delta Chapter

Kappa Lambda Psi was founded by 28 women who had the hopes of creating the 27th national sorority to join the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC). The Delta Chapter at Marist College, established in October 1989, was the first sorority to be granted a charter at Marist College.[1]

Philanthropy and Service

Philanthropy: American Cancer Society The sorority participates in Relay for Life each year and fundraises for the event. In 2007, they were within the top ten fundraisers for Marist College.[3]

Local Service Project: New York Blood Services

Every semester, Kappa Lambda Psi, joined with blood drive. Kappa Lambda Psi received a plaque from New York Blood Services in appreciation for their contributions.[4]

Campus Involvement

Activities

Kappa Lamba Psi is one of the organizations responsible for bringing Take Back the Night to the college's campus.[5]

Care Packages

Kappa Lambda Psi offers the purchasing of care packages (which consist of small snacks that come with a card), which are useful for students' parents to send in for comfort and best wishes during midterm weeks and as a fundraiser.

Awards

  • "Club of the Year" by [1]

Chapters

Α Chapter: Glassboro State College (now Rowan University)
Β Chapter: Montclair State University
Γ Chapter: Fairleigh Dickinson University
Δ Chapter: Marist College
Ε Chapter: William Paterson University

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d Marist Kappa Lambda Psi
  2. ^ http://media.www.maristcircle.com/media/storage/paper659/news/2006/11/30/News/Zoning.Bars.Greeks.From.OffCampus.Living-2511928.shtml
  3. ^ http://www.acsevents.org/faf/teams/groupTeamStats.asp?ievent=205564&lis=1&kntae205564=4A1E7A19F9AB490DABFBD946908B8FD6
  4. ^ http://media.www.maristcircle.com/media/storage/paper659/news/2007/03/29/News/Donors.Wanted.For.Blood.Drive-2810588.shtml
  5. ^ http://library.marist.edu/archives/Circle/1997/1997_4_24.pdf

External links

  • Kappa Lambda Psi
  • Marist College Relay for Life 2007
  • Marist Scope article
  • Marist Circle article 10/07/2004
  • Marist Circle article 11/04/2004
  • Marist Circle article 11/30/2006
  • Marist Circle article 3/29/2007
  • Marist Circle article 4/24/2007
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