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Calendar of Events

September 1st

PFA Annual Meeting

Louisville Marriott

Louisville, KY

September 7th

Labor Day Central Office Closed

Richardson,TX

Richardson,TX

September 11th

Southeast Province Fall 2015 Meeting

Delta Omega

Savannah, GA

September 12th

Gainesville Graduate Chapter Installation

Savannah, GA

September 25th

Great Lakes Province Fall 2015 Assembly

The Westin in Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

October 1st

MASK Articles Deadline

October 10th

NCPA Annual Meeting

Gaylord National Resort

National Harbor, MD



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Welcome to

Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity

The oldest and largest professional pharmacy fraternity in the world.

Kappa Psi was founded on May 30, 1879 in New Haven, Connecticut, and currently there are 155 chapters (90 Collegiate and 65 Graduate chapters), more than six thousand collegiate members, and over eighty seven thousand graduate members across the United States, Canada, and the Bahamas.


The objectives of Kappa Psi include:

To conduct a professional fraternal organization for the mutual benefit of its members;

To develop industry, sobriety, and fellowship;

To foster high ideals, scholarship, and pharmaceutical research;

To support all projects which will advance the profession of pharmacy and to actively participate in them;

To inspire in its members a deep and lasting pride in their Fraternity and in the profession of pharmacy;

To render such other services to its members and its profession feasible and in accordance with the constitution and bylaws of the Fraternity.

 

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Fraternity News and Notes

2015 Collegiate Chapter Awards - Read More

 

                                      2015

                      Chapter of the Year Award 

                                  BETA KAPPA

                                  University of Pittsburgh

                                 (Mountain East Province)

                                  EPSILON MU

                               University of Florida, Orlando

                                      (Southeast Province)     

 

 

                                     2015

                       Top Chapters of Kappa Psi

 

                    Beta Epsilon -- University of Rhode Island

                    Beta Chi --  Drake University

                    Epsilon Gamma --  Western University

                    Chi --  University of Illinois - Chicago

                    Delta Upsilon --  Palm Beach Atlantic University

                    Gamma Phi -- University of Georgia

                    Gamma Delta -- Ohio Northern University

                    Beta Psi -- University of Wisconsin

                    Gamma Zeta -- Samford University

                    Delta Kappa -- Howard University

                                          2015                                     

                               Nicholas W. Fenney

                         Industry Improvement Award

                                        DELTA ZETA

                                             University of Iowa

                                       (Northern Plains Province)

                                                    2015

                   Frank H. Eby Scholarship Tray Award

                                        BETA XI                             

                           University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

                                          (Atlantic Province)

                                         2015

       William R. Smith Most Improved Chapter Award

                                   EPSILON THETA

                                          Sullivan University

                                       (Great Lakes Province)

 

 


 

2015 Graduate Chapter Awards - Read More

 

                                                                   2015

                                      Top Ten Graduate Chapters of the Year

                                                             1. Illinois Graduate Chapter
                                                             2. Iowa Graduate Chapter
                                                             3. Orlando Graduate
                                                             4. Savannah Graduate Chapter
                                                             5. District of Columbia Graduate Chapter
                                                             6. St. Louis Graduate Chapter
                                                             7. Pomona Graduate Chapter
                                                             8. Kentucky Graduate Chapter
                                                             9. Minnesota Graduate Chapter
                                                            10.Tampa Graduate Chapter

 

                             

                                                                2015                                      

                                          Most Improved Graduate Chapter

                                                                         Tampa Graduate


 

2015 Foundation Scholarship Winners - Read More


                                                             

                            Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Foundation

                               

Since 1995, Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Foundation, Inc. has awarded 148 scholarships to deserving Kappa Psi brothers, totaling $194,000.  A total of 50 chapters have had at least one brother receive a scholarship thus far.  This year’s 11 scholarship recipients are listed below along with each of their chapter affiliations.

 

2015 Kappa Psi Foundation

Scholarships Winners 


Kayla Rackow (MME) 
Rebecca Mousseau (Pfizer) 
Alastair Hay (NPP) 
Megan Dunlop (Grossomanides) 

Ashley Covert 
Jerica Singleton 
Brittany McNure 
Kyle Brown 
Michelle Leatherwood 
Zachary Miller 
Fernando Diggs 

 

2015 GCD Award Winners - Read More

Grand Council Deputy Outstanding Achievement 

                 Gary Van Riper - Gamma Kappa

 

         Grand Council Deputy Certificates of Excellence

 

                                                             Jennifer Carrillo – Zeta Gamma

                                                             Abraham Duncan – Gamma Phi

                                                             Eric Gupta – Epsilon Gamma

                                                             Jonathan Hamrick – Gamma Psi

                                                             Lori Joas – Beta Psi

                                                             Porscha Johnson – Delta Kappa

                                                             Harry Patrick Marcelin – Epsilon Mu

                                                             Linda Ngo – Delta Phi

                                                             Latha Radhakrishnan – Chi

                                                             Louis Willliams – Delta Delta

 

2015 A. Richard Bliss, Jr. Grand Council Citation of Appreciation Award Winner - Read More

It is my pleasure to announce the 2015 winner of the A. Richard Bliss, Jr. Grand Council Citation of Appreciation.  Brother L.B.Brown is an initiate of the Gamma Nu Chapter at University of the Pacific and his devotion to the Fraternity and to the profession of Pharmacy is indeed insirational.. We will honor Brother Brown at Kappa Psi's Reception at APhA on March 28, 2015

Eric Gupta

Grand Regent

Newest Kappa Psi Collegiate Chapter- Zeta Xi - Read More

Brothers,

It is my pleasure to announce the chartering of the Zeta Xi Chapter of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity at the South College School of Pharmacy. The chartering ceremony will take place August 29, 2015 at South University School of Pharmacy in Knoxville, Tennessee. Please welcome our newest chapter into the ranks of Kappa Psi. Feel free to send congratulations.

 
Latha Radhakrishnan
Grand Regent
Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity
2015-2017

 

Newest Kappa Psi Graduate Chapter- South Carolina Upstate - Read More

Brothers

It is my pleasure to announce the chartering of the South Carolina Upstate Graduate Chapter of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Inc in . The Chartering Ceremony took place on April 25. 2015  in Greenville, SC. followed by a pig picking feast.  Lets welcome them into the ranks of Graduate chapters.
 
Eric Gupta
Grand Regent

 

 

2013 -2015 Executive Committee - Read More

Grand Regent - Latha Radhakirshnan grandregent@kappapsi.org

Grand Vice Regent - Robert Mancini   grandviceregent@kappapsi.org

Grand Counselor - Christy Askew   grandcounselor@kappapsi.org

Grand Historian - Melissa Buchanan  grandhistorian@kappapsi.org

Grand Ritualist - Jason Milton  grandritualist@kappapsi.org

Graduate Member at Large - Mike Starvaggi  gmatlarge@kappapsi.org

Collegiate Member at Large -  Karen Hoang collatlarge@kappapsi.org

Past Grand Regent - Eric Gupta  imedpastgr@kappapsi.org

Executive Director - Johnny W. Porter   centraloffice@kappapsi.org

     Kappa Psi Pharmaceutival Fraternity

     2060 N. Collins Blvd., Suite 128

     Richardson, TX 75080-2657

      972-479-1879

 

Master Preceptors Recognized for Dedication to Experiential Education By AACP - Read More

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy has recognized two Kappa Psi brothers as master preceptors for their dedication and commitment to excellence in experiential education and professional practice. Preceptors supervise student pharmacist-interns in a clinical setting, and play a critical role in shaping a student’s future career through teaching and mentoring. The second cohort of the AACP Master Preceptor Recognition Program will receive a $500 honorarium—to attend additional preceptor training or a pharmacy professional meeting to continue preceptor development—a certificate of recognition, complimentary AACP membership, and national acknowledgment from AACP and other pharmacy associations.

Congratulations to

· Deanna McDanel, Pharm.D., The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy

· Christopher L. Greer, B.S.Pharm., Washington State University College of Pharmacy

Dr John Murphy Honored by AACP - Read More

John E. Murphy, Pharm.D., of The University of Arizona, will receive the Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award recognizing his outstanding achievements as an educator and mentor, his innovations in the classroom, and his overall impact on pharmacy education and the profession. Dr Murphy has been the GCD at Gamma Upsilon for many years and a winner of the prestigious Kappa Psi Richard Bliss award in 2005.

"Don't Play Doctor" - video - Read More

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