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Delta Epsilon Psi (ΔΕΨ) is a South Asian interest social and service fraternity located in the United States. Delta Epsilon Psi Fraternity, Inc. was founded on October 1, 1998 at the University of Texas at Austin. The 18 founders formed the fraternity to provide a unified South Asian voice at the school.[1]

Delta Epsilon Psi
ΔΕΨ
Delta Epsilon Psi Crest
FoundedOctober 1, 1998; 20 years ago (1998-10-01)
University of Texas
TypeSocial
EmphasisService
ScopeNational
Motto"In Brotherhood Lies Our Strength"
Colors Navy blue   silver 
SymbolThe Asiatic lion
Chapters16 chapters, 17 colonies
Members2500+ collegiate
Headquarters909 W. 22nd St
Austin, Texas
United States
Websitedeltaepsilonpsi.org

The purpose of Delta Epsilon Psi is to develop leadership qualities within its members by instilling within them the three pillars (Brotherhood, Discipline, and Commitment) upon which the fraternity was founded.

Founding fathersEdit

Delta Epsilon Psi's founding fathers are:[1]

  • Suju Abraham
  • Rahul Brambhatt
  • Vipul Engineer
  • Irfan Iqbal
  • Wesley Mathews
  • Rushi Modha
  • Samir Parikh
  • Mayur Patel
  • Rajiv Patel
  • Rakesh Patel
  • Ronit Patel
  • Jason Pillai
  • Vinu Raj
  • Kashif Shaikh
  • Asim Siddiqui
  • Tosby Thomas
  • Jacob Varghese
  • Vijay Viswanathan

PhilanthropyEdit

Delta Epsilon Psi's philanthropies are research towards curing juvenile diabetes (type 1 diabetes) through the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), and supporting the National Marrow Donor Program.[2][3]

North-American Interfraternity ConferenceEdit

In April 2011, Delta Epsilon Psi officially became nationally recognized by the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC).

Chapters and coloniesEdit

Delta Epsilon Psi's website lists 31 chapters and colonies.[4]

ChaptersEdit

ColoniesEdit

For several colonies, no location is given on the fraternity's website. These colonies may not be affiliated with a school, the affiliation may be in process or have been revoked, or the website may not have been updated:

  • Omicron Colony
  • Phi Colony
  • Chi Colony
  • Alpha Zeta Colony

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b http://www.deltaepsilonpsi.org/national/about-us/history
  2. ^ http://www.deltaepsilonpsi.org/national/philanthropy/jdrf
  3. ^ http://www.deltaepsilonpsi.org/national/philanthropy/bone-marrow-drive
  4. ^ "chapters". Delta Epsilon Psi. Retrieved September 12, 2017.