Congratulations to recent graduates and soon-to-be graduates of DPhiL:

Jessica ‘Cider’ Chui (DePaul)
Jaimie ‘Yuki’ Lau (DePaul)
Dieu ‘Eden’ Nguyen (UCF)
Aura ‘Cherish’ Reyes (UCF)
Lily ‘KiKa’ Tao (DePaul)
Kim ‘Dolce’ Vicencio (UCF)
Serena ‘Elia’ Yee (DePaul)
Rosalie ‘Micro’ Zoleta (DePaul)

Congratulations to sisters for all their recent achievements:

Sandra ‘Diesel’ Barlaan (Emory)
– Summer internship as project manager for Straz Performing Arts Center

Jocey ‘Luxe’ Bradley (UCF)
– Expecting a baby boy on August 8, 2011

Nicole ‘Cobri’ Chandler (DePaul)
– Accepted into the master’s program for communication at DePaul University

Samantha ‘Nevaeh’ Cheng (UCF)
– junior cost analyst

Lara ‘Sonique’ Contreras (UCF)
-Graduated with a degree in digital media
-Moved to California to live with an aunt and uncle whom she hasn’t seen in five years
-The end of June celebrates the one-year anniversary of Lara and her boyfriend. (They lived on opposite sides of the country at the time, but now they are in the same state!)

Ellen ‘Roulette’ Duong (DePaul)
– Was awarded the title of ‘Living the ritual,’ given to a member who has demonstrated high levels of involvement and healthy membership

Melissa ‘solaris’ Duong (Emory)
-Administrative manager, project coordinator and research partner with Sheldon B. Cohen, MD. (Co-author of several papers submitted for publications)
-Supervisor at Heilbrun Music & Media

Annie ‘Evita’ Farrell (Emory)
– After last summer’s internship working with the experimental testing of bacteria (Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase), she completed and submitted an abstract to the IDSA (Infectious Disease Society of America)

Savitre ‘Rapture’ Geeratisoontorn (UCF)
-Forensic chemist I at the Pinellas County Forensic Laboratory
-Certified in the field of the Analysis of Cannabis at the lab

Laura ‘Defy’ Jankiprasad (UCF)
-Successfully completed her first year of college

Vera ‘skyrah’ Kim (Emory)
– Promoted to manager at Doc Chey’s Restaurant

Jasmine ‘Azalia’ Law (DePaul)
-Will be studying abroad in Shanghai during summer ’11

Elizabeth ‘l’vera’ Liu (Emory)
– Earned her EMT certification
– Summer internship with Morehouse Neuroscience Institute

An ‘Elixir’ Nguyen (Emory)
– Selected for Fulbright Program to Vietnam

Mary ‘Colette’ Nguyen (Emory)
– Student assistant in the Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life

Brittany ‘Pristine’ Tai (UCF)
-2011-2012 Epsilon chapter president
-Was recognized as DPhiL’s ‘Social Butterfly’, ‘Emerging Leader’
-Was given the title of ‘Class Clown’ of the Diversified Greek Council

Lisa ‘Fendi’ Tocco (Emory)
– Summer internship with Communities in Schools

Huong ‘Theory’ Van (UCF)
-Along with Maria ‘Hypnotiq’ S. Iglesia, Hannah ‘Mocha’ Seoh and Lara Contreras, Huong finished Zazzle Bay to Breakers 12k footrace in San Francisco, Calif.

Joyce ‘Aloha’ Zhai (DePaul)
-Internship at Coca-Cola in Shanghai
-Awarded the title of ‘Trailblazer,’ given to a new member who is dedicated to the Greek community

National Board Accomplishments:

President, Hannah “Mocha” Seoh

  • National Cultural Greek Leadership Conference Advisory Committee
  • Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values Central Attendee
  • Association of Fraternity & Sorority Advisors (AFA) Annual Meeting Co-Presenter
  • AFA Essentials Editorial Board Member
  • Signed 12 contracts with Affinity Licensing
  • Oversaw Strategic Planning Committee
  • Worked with Campuspeak to bring Dr. Lori Hart Ebert Convention in Atlanta as guest speaker
  • AFA Annual Meeting 2011 Program Reviewer.

Vice President of Internal Affairs, Victoria “Juicy” Huynh

  • Best Bones Forever Campaign partnership
  • Helped Coordinated Convention 2010 & 2011
  • National Elections Coordinator 2010 & 2011
  • Social Event Planning Guide
  • Affiliate Member Education Training 2009, 2010
  • Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values West/National Cultural Greek Leadership Conference, Attendee

Mission Coordinator, Amanda “EPIC” Supratanapongse

  • Created a listing of fundraising events for chapters
  • Compiled a listing of philanthropic, academic, or fundraising events that chapters held throughout the year
  • Created a PDF marketing document that showcases all BBF events of
  • individual chapters

Vice President of Records, Wilma “Louvre” Miranda

  • Improved aspirations submission forms
  • Implemented photo submissions through Picasa
  • Started chapters’ historical documenting projects
  • Created chapter directories for all chapters
  • Created excel document listing information of 350+ alumnae
  • Webmistress:- CIW Web Design Specialist (certification)

Affiliate Member Coordinator, Lillian “Ignite” Van

  • Chapter Recruitment Schedule & Flyer Evaluation
  • AME Certification Examination
  • AFLV Midyear 2011 AME Workshop
  • AME Manual revisions, evaluation, program improvements & development
  • Chapter AME Development Evaluation
  • New Member AME Evaluation
  • Affiliate Member Coordinator Turnover Manual
  • Chapter Affiliate Member Educator Turnover Manual
  • AME Budget

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bay 2 breakers: Huong ‘Theory’ Van, Hannah ‘Mocha’ Seoh, Maria ‘Hypnotiq’ S. Iglesia and Lara ‘Sonique’ Contreras (not pictured) participated and finished a 12k footrace in San Francisco, Calif.