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DELTA PHI UPSILON FRATERNITY ANNOUNCES PROJECT O.W.L SERVICE INITIATIVE
Houston, TX – 5/2/2011 – Under the umbrella of its Education national program theme, Delta Phi Upsilon Fraternity, Incorporated today announced the launch of its latest service initiative, Project O.W.L. (Outstanding st Willingness to Learn), as the theme for its national Day of Service to be observed on May 21 , by all chapters and colonies. The primary objective of Project O.W.L is to encourage, motivate and assist gay men in achieving their academic and personal potential. The program seeks to achieve this goal by not only providing financial assistance, but helping gay men to develop and enhance leadership skills, problem-solving abilities; time management skills; financial responsibility, etiquette and social skills, personal responsibility and a strong sense of values and ethics. Delta Phi Upsilon has designated several days on its 2011 program calendar as “Days of Service,” where its chapters interpret a nationally identified theme through innovative program events that support the fraternity’s service mission. The general public is asked to support our chapters in all of their endeavors.
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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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