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DELTA PHI UPSILON ANNOUNCES ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP WITH THE ASSOCIATION OF FRATERNITY/SORORITY ADVISORS (AFA)
Houston, TX – 2/10/11 – Delta Phi Upsilon, the leading fraternity addressing the concerns of gay men of color, today made history upon being invited into membership in the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA). AFA is a premier, multifaceted, professional international association for those individuals involved in higher education and the fraternity community. The Association assists professionals and all those interested in fraternity/sorority life, by providing opportunities for networking, discussion, education and professional growth and development. In informing the membership of this auspicious achievement, National President Larrel A. Green stated "This is truly a wonderful interpretation of our 2011 Founders Day Theme, 'the Beginning of Excellence,' and serves to set our brotherhood even more firmly on the path to being legitimized by other professional social, civic and political organizations that can share in our vision of service to our kind." President Green went on to encourage his members to embrace the opportunities that will undoubtedly be presented by this affiliation. To learn more about the AFA, visit their website at www.fraternityadvisors.org.
Delta Phi Upsilon Fraternity, Incorporated (DPhiU) is a national service organization that was founded on the campus of Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL in 1985. It is the oldest Greek-lettered organization established by gay men of color. It is comprised of 300+ members in city chapters in five regions across the United States. Its membership includes gay men who exemplify its motto of “Service to our Kind,” through academic excellence, certified leadership skills, and who are consistently involved in creating change in the global community through the programs of service embodied in the fraternity’s national program goals. Through its core mission, Delta Phi Upsilon has dedicated itself to improving the quality of life for its members and those it serves. The organization is led by its 5th National President Larrel A. Green of Houston, TX, whose administration's programmatic theme is “The H.E.A.R.T. of Delta Phi Upsilon.” For more information about Delta Phi Upsilon Fraternity, Inc., log on to www.dphiu.org.
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