Thursday June 7th was our 2nd annual Psi Omega x Chainbreaker Fundraiser, and we’re proud to say it was a huge success as we raised $2,200 for cancer research! Like last year, we had a Food Truck and Dunk Tank that students could dunk faculty in. We were also incredibly excited to add a Hog Roast this year thanks to Dr. Olin! For us, this event has represented not only an incredible opportunity to give to a fantastic organization, but has also served as bridge between students and faculty, as it’s one of the only events in our dental school community that offers us the chance to interact with our instructors outside of the clinic. This event is one that we are incredibly proud of because it incorporates Fellowship, Alumni, Community, and Excellence, which are the founding principles that drive the culture of our chapter. We’d like to thank all the instructors, students, alumni, and friends that attended, as well as our sponsors: Midwest Dental and Pacific Dental, without whom this event would not be possible. We would also like to thank our alumni for their continued support and contributions to our chapter!
-Andrew White ’17-’18 President
I’m so excited for potluck tomorrow night. I finally got around to making those Norwegian chocolate balls I keep promising.
Are you coming? You can rsvp here: http://goo.gl/OxaeeF
There’s a rumor that the roommates of 901 East River Parkway will even be hosting an Iron Chef competition. Exciting!
Doesn’t it look amazing!?
If you are planning on coming this weekend, please take a moment and RSVP by replying to this email or clicking here. Friends/guests are welcome to join you as well!
As I said, the tailgate will begin at noon with grilling, music, lawn games, and all the other normal tailgate traditions. Come join us cheer the Gophers on to victory against San Jose State! The game begins and3pm. Everyone is welcome to stay and watch the game at the house in the living room or continue on to the stadium. Tickets are still available online for anyone interested.
Members who have paid dues and alumni = FREE
Guests = $10 to cover the cost of food/beer
Hi everyone! Check out the awesome rush video put together by Membership Chair Eric Christenson, Social Chair Caleb Christel, and VP Stephen Sylwestrak. Good work guys!!!
HI everyone! Make sure you check out the Spring 2014 Frater. We are honored that our chapter alumni adviser, Dr. Paul Thai, is now the President of the national Psi Omega organization. Go Paul!
Here is the link: http://www.fratermagazine.com/spring2014/#
A few reminders of national Psi Omega student benefits:
1) $3,000 loan available to 2 D2+ students per chapter each year. The terms of the loan are interest free during school, followed by a 5% interest rate for 3 years, with the balance due at the end of the 3rd year. That’s a pretty sweet deal!
2) If any of you are participating (or have participated) in research during school and have their research paper, submit it to national Psi Omega for publication and $500!
3) Submit dental comics to the frater for publication. No $$$ for this one, but it will be printed for everyone to see
While everyone has been busy enjoying their summers, we have been busy updating the chalet! As you can see, progress is happening in the kitchen. A new commercial stove has arrived, yet to install, but the hood vent was installed 2 days ago. The cupboards are all installed as of a couple weeks ago, new vinyl tile was put in the old utility room which is now the pantry. The laundry is being moved into the old lab, which will still function as a waxing lab, but will now have the laundry in it, as pictured. The floor in the lab will also have new peel and stick tile, same as in the old utility room. We are waiting for the stainless steel countertops which are on order. and we will be ordering new washer dryer stackables. Also, the hallways to the dorms, entryway, and both stairwells were repainted!
Congratulations to the executive committee for the 2014-2015 school year.
President – Mark Thiele
Vice President – Stephen Sylwestrak
House Managers – Jon Hallie and Matt Merfeld
House Treasurer – Thomas Jordan
Fraternity Treasurer – Terry James
Social Chair – Caleb Christel
Rush/Membership Chair – Eric Christenson
Recorder – Brianna Berg
We are 27 days away from our most fun event of the year, our annual ski trip to Lutsen Ski hill. Due to fewer people signing up, we have decided that two large townhouses will be plenty. The townhouses are still much larger than the ones we have rented in the past, so there will be plenty of room to lounge, socialize, and have fun. These cabins are so slick, they even have hottubs! Sign up now to reserve your spot with Kevin Liberko. You don’t want to miss out on this weekend!
Fees are $25 for members and $50 for nonmembers.