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June 3rd, 2014

#SYZNOLA14 Recap

We had so much fun at #SYZNOLA14! Thanks to all the sisters that came out! We would like to take the time to congratulate all our sisters and sisterships.

Convention Location for 2016 will be AUSTIN, TEXAS!

Congrats to Emily Kwan from the University of Rochester and Natnaree Pichetpongsa from Drexel University for winning the Academic Scholarships!

Congrats to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for gaining chapter status and officially becoming Xi Chapter!

Congrats to our 10 ray winners:
-Integrity – Alpha Beta Charter, Northwestern University
-Legacy – Mu Charter, College at Geneseo
-Scholarship – Omicron Chapter, Stanford University
-Philanthropy – Theta Chapter, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
-Professionalism – Alpha Chapter, University at Albany
-Community – Omicron Chapter, Stanford University
-Sisterhood – Pi Chapter, The George Washington University
-Culture – Pi Chapter, The George Washington University
-Citizenship – Xi Charter, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
-Activism – Alpha Chapter, University at Albany

Sistership of the year, SECOND RUNNER UP – Xi Charter, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Sistership of the year, FIRST RUNNER UP – Tau Chapter, University of Maryland – College Park

Sistership of the year winner – Omicron Chapter, Stanford University

Congrats especially to our newest Psi Sisters Alice Shu from Drexel University and Vivian Cheung from SUNY Geneseo. Your hard work and dedication to this sorority has earned you the title of Psi Sisters and we could not be more grateful for sisters like you.

Last but not least thank you to the National Executive Board of 2013-2014 for all your hard work and dedication. We would like to welcome our National Executive Board for 2014-2015:

National Executive Board for 2014-2015 at #SYZNOLA14

President: Teresa Chung
Vice President: Trish Leung
Secretary: Michelle Horikawa
Controller: Angela Fang
Chapter Directors: Grace Ma, Anita Lewis
Expansion Directors: Sylvia Hall, Ellen Le
Northeast Regional Director: Joanna Poon
Mid-Atlantic Regional Director: Amanda Xu
West/Midwest Regional Director: Nhi Dang
Programming Director: Yvonne Lee
Public Relations Director: Deborah Kim
Speaker of the Council: Lily Auyeung

Can’t wait for SYZ Convention next year! Next stop BOSTON!!

May 5th, 2014

National Convention 2014 in New Orleans!

The National Executive Board of Directors (EBOD) invites our Neo, Active, and Alumnae sisters to our Sigma Psi Zeta National Convention 2014, the weekend of May 23 – May 26 in New Orleans, LA!

All registration information is located on our official convention website found on the announcements from our Programming Director. Contact the Programming Director, Yvonne Lee for any questions at programming[AT]sigmapsizeta.org.

February 18th, 2014

Take The Lead: Launch Event Livestream! Watch Here!

Join us for the Take The Lead Challenge Launch Event, designed to inspire and propel women to step into their own power to close the pay and leadership gaps.

The challenge theme calls women, men, and organizations to action and gives women the tools they need to succeed in work, civic leadership, and personal life. Women earn 77 cents to men’s dollar and make up half the workforce but only 18 percent of top leadership positions. The reasons have been researched ad infinitum. Take The Lead shifts the focus from problems to solutions.

For more information about the speakers: Click HERE

Livestream will begin Wednesday, February 19th @ 8PM EST/7PM CST/6PM MST/5PM PST

February 11th, 2014

Take The Lead Challenge

The Alumnae Association & National Board are proud to announce our partnership with Take The Lead on their upcoming Launch Event.

Take The Lead is a new nonprofit organization calling on women to embrace their “power to” shape their lives and careers to eliminate the pervasive pay and leadership gaps. Take The Lead’s mission is to prepare, develop, inspire, and propel women to take their fair and equal share of leadership positions across all sectors by 2025.

We invite you to take part in the organization’s Take The Lead Challenge Launch Event. The livestream will be hosted on Wednesday February 19th at 8PM EST. It is a nation-wide event, featuring many strong female leaders in our society, including Facebook COO and Lean In author, Sheryl Sandberg. A full list of speakers can be found HERE

The challenge theme calls women, men, and organizations to action and gives women the tools they need to succeed in work, civic leadership, and personal life. Women earn 77 cents to men’s dollar and make up half the workforce but only 18 percent of top leadership positions. The reasons have been researched ad infinitum. Take The Lead shifts the focus from problems to solutions.

December 9th, 2013

Congratulations to our newest Charters

Please help us in welcoming 2 new charters to Sigma Psi Zeta. These girls have worked hard to earn their letters. Welcome our Alpha Eta Charter in New York City and our Alpha Theta Charter at Wichita State University!

Alpha Eta Charter in New York City

Special Thanks to the Alpha Eta Charter PE and PEA and the bigs and godbigs!
PE: Vivian Cheung
PEA: Frances Wang

Alpha Theta Charter at Wichita State University

Special Thanks to the Alpha Theta Charter PE and PEA and the bigs and godbigs!
PE: Anita Lewis
PEAs: Trish Leung and Nicole Nghiem

June 25th, 2013

Executive Board of Directors 2013 – 2014

We would like to introduce Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority’s National Board 2013-2014. Congratulations, ladies! We can’t wait to see what you accomplish!

President: Teresa Chung
Vice President: Tracy Young
Secretary: Michelle Horikawa
Controller: Angela Fang
Chapter Directors: Stephanie Pham & Grace Ma
Expansion Directors: Ellen Le & Sylvia Hall
Programming Director: Yvonne Lee
Northeast Regional Director: Joanna Poon
Mid-Atlantic Regional Director: Amanda Xu
West/Midwest Regional Director: Lisa Tran
Public Relations Director: Deborah Kim
Speaker of the Council: Margaret Zheng

June 25th, 2013

Congratulations to the Spring 2013 classes of Sigma Psi Zeta!

The Alpha Chapter – University at Albany, State University of New York
Alpha Eta Class
#91 Katherine “Armada” Jo
#92 Kayla “Riviera” Lewis
#93 Sandy “RegeneraTé” Sun

Beta Chapter
Alpha Delta Class
Allison “clarée” Moy
Meghan “K.A.R.A” Go
Munira “SolathéNa” Pulodi

Delta Chapter – University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Alpha Alpha Class
Vivian “STRiKER” Tam
Vivian “Entrauncé” Lu
May Lin “invictA” Liu
Mandy “Declare” Ye
Amy “CROWN ROYALÉ” Wu
Sophia “exhilarate” Chan

Eta Chapter – Alpha Beta Class
Angelica “pRìmE “ Sahagun
Linda “Céreus” Tang
Joanna “Chrönic” Wu
Melanie “Rebel” Ren
Jisun “moRphìnE” Lee
Samantha “Valeur” Mei
Marie “HYSTERiA” Jeong

Theta Chapter – Alpha Beta Class
Danisa “SEDUXION” Lee
Miho “Amorétto “ Inashima

Iota Chapter – Alpha Alpha Class
Kedi “Amulet” Ni
Qiwen (Vivian) “Hibana” Zhu
Emily “iLLuminate” Kwan
Chelsea “mBrace” Vargas

Kappa Charter – Phi Class
Nicole “Liyana” Nguyen
Heidi “luMineuX “ Kim

Lambda Chapter – Phi Class
Serena “Lazuli” Lei
Elizabeth (Lizzi) “Idylise” Nguyen
Christine “AubRée” Kim
Winnie “Paeolis” Yang
Catherine “VibraDA” Fu
Natasha “SaXiadie” Scott
Queena (Ziyuan) “Aliarae“ Jin

Mu Charter – Lambda Class
Yvonne “Pyre” Li
Natasha “Fevida” Cruz
MacKenzie “Zia” Stevens
Yanying “Altaira“ Lin
Kristian “Kharis“ Lau

Nu Charter – Tau Class
Sandy “Absinthe” Lu
Rhea “Arcenciel” Jagasia
Natnaree (Pla)“chalcedony “ Pichetpongia
Diana “DIVA” Liao

Xi Charter – Mu Class
Wendy “aLamEa“ Huynh
Brooke “kaimaNa“ Micek
Anne AkikOH” Tran
Nancy “AKiliNa” Pham

Pi Charter – Omicron Charter
Chelsie “Apollo” Baclig
Ashley “Skyfall” Burchell
Alicia “Saoirse“ Taylor
April “Yakuza” Kim
Joyce “Vermeilyn” Guo
Bella “LilYeva” Ge
Jasmine “Senza” Huang
Karen “Showtime” McGhehey

Rho Chapter – Tau Class
Anna “KULIELA” Tran
Maianna “ALLuzCIÝta“ Dematteis
Emma “Adalyn” Nguyen

Tau Chapter – Upsilon Class
Nancy “éclaircie” Htay
Victoria “Viyena” Park
Crystal “aspirante” Si

Upsilon Chapter – Tau Class
Alex “adurée” Lee
Alicia “vielena” Yang
Annie “Aella” Guo
Bella “Cairisma” Lopez
Christine “ïśobel” Hu
Jiyu “Wissdene” Lin
Leeann “Uzume” Mao
Michelle “Alyvia” Wang
Mikee “Delphine” Tan
Nicole “clarissa” Jizhar
San “lana” Le
Seika “Verinica” Nagao
Tina “Venetia” Tian
Wendy “Andromeda” Cheng

Alpha Beta – Zeta Class
Cindy “éternité” Chen
Cynthia “Pluto” Chen
Meimei “solaire” Li
Qian Kun “reverie” Tan
Lydia “mOchi” Xiao
Alice “CL” Zhou

Alpha Delta Charter – Beta Class
Dahlia “Insooni“ Hazelwood
Alison “Ambience” Kim
Natalie “Fatality” Lisandro

Alpha Epsilon – Alpha Class
Michelle “Nimbus” Gong
Melody “Kalon” Wong

April 24th, 2013

Congratulations to our newest charter class, Alpha Zeta Charter at University of the Sciences in Pennsylvania!

Alpha Zeta Charter Class


#2 Alice Woo *Saki*
#3 Natasha Pham *everglo*
#4 Kim Peng *JaíyanA*
#5 Cindy Bui *SoHo*
#6 Amanda *Casseia*
#7 Adria Yeo *Scorch*
#8 Jeanny Inthavong *Mia*
#9 Diana Dao *AtomiK*
#10 Kathy Pham *RENEGADE*

March 23rd, 2013

Happy Founder’s Day

Happy Founder’s Day to all of our lovely and amazing sisters! And to our ten founders, thank you for your vision! Don’t forget to share your photos and your activities with us for Founder’s Day by tagging us @sigmapsizeta and #syz19. A special shout-out to all those that participated in this video ♥

Have a wonderful weekend!!!

Founder’s Day Video

February 1st, 2013

2013 National Convention – Registration

The National Board of Directors has been busy planning for the past few months and are excited to announce the “2013 Sigma Games” to be hosted at our annual National Convention. Each of you will be sorted into one of four houses. Forge stronger everlasting bonds as each house battles it out for victory. Will your team be crowned champions of the 2013 Sigma Games?

Registration for our 2013 National Convention officially opens today! Ladies, get ready for the California sun, as well as some fierce and friendly competition!  This year’s convention will be the one to remember. Don’t miss out!

Questions? Please contact ebod[AT]sigmapsizeta.org.