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News & Updates

Two New Scholarship OpportunitiesAugust 01, 2019

It is our privilege to announce that starting next year, the Phi Sigma Rho Foundation will be providing SIX scholarship opportunities to its members, with the recent addition of the Francis J. Monigan Memorial Scholarship and Anne Louise Roach Legacy Scholarship. These scholarships mark special moments in time for our incredible donor families, and the Foundation is honored to be a part of their…

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2018 Light the Night Fundraisers RecognizedJuly 28, 2019

We are proud to announce that Phi Sigma Rho exceeded our 2018 goal of raising $35,000 on behalf of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through Light the Night by $685! Below were our top chapters and individual fundraisers that were recognized during the Foundation Luncheon. Together, Phi Rho's are making a difference through these campaigns. A huge thanks to each of the chapters that participated…

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Pyramid of Penguins Success for LEAP Grants!July 28, 2019

Our goals were exceedingly surpassed during the Pyramid of Penguins Campaign that was held at Convention. Together, Phi Rho sisters and friends raised over $15,000 in donations for LEAP programming. This is equivalent to the amount approved for this year’s Convention grant and what is projected for next year’s Conference! Congratulations to the top three chapters: Purdue - Alpha Ohio State – Beta…

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2019 Scholarship Award Winners AnnouncedJuly 28, 2019

At Convention, we had the privilege of providing four $1,000 scholarships. Thank you to the Scholarship Committee who volunteered to read the applications. Most importantly, thank you to all of the donors who made these scholarships possible. Merit Scholarship: Brianna Mancuso, University of Connecticut - Theta Leadership Scholarship: Alison Michalke, Cleveland State University - Colony Sarah…

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2019-2021 Board of Directors AnnouncementJuly 28, 2019

2019-2021 Board of Directors Announcement We would like to welcome the new Board of Directors for the 2019-2021 term! President: Janelle Becker, Ohio State - Beta Vice President of Programming: Victoria Platt, Ohio State - Beta Vice President of Donor Engagement: Elana Chapman, Dayton - Gamma Vice President of Publicity: Kendall Murphy, Kentucky - Epsilon Vice President of Development: Ashley…

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Nominate a Phi Rho for National Council and Foundation BoardMarch 08, 2019

The Nominating Committee is now taking nominations for National Council and Foundation Board of Director positions. Know a fantastic Phi Rho? Nominate her today! Position descriptions, expectations, and the application can be found in the Sisters Only portion of the Phi Sigma Rho Sorority website. All applications are due by February 15. Questions can be directed to Lindsay Gelorme at NCAdvisor…

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The More You Shop, The More You Give!March 08, 2019

Give back to Phi Sigma Rho by shopping with Amazon. By making your everyday purchases through AmazonSmile, a small portion of your purchase will be donated to the Phi Sigma Rho Foundation when its selected as your philanthropy of choice. Prime User? Enjoy all the benefits of AmazonPrime while making your dollar go farther! What are you waiting for? Start shopping and start giving back today!

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2018 Scholarship Winners AnnouncedMarch 08, 2019

Each year, the Foundation awards three $1,000 scholarships to exceptional Phi Rho sisters. We were pleased to award the 2018 scholarships at National Leadership Conference at Penn State last month, as follows: Riley Blumenfield - Merit Scholarship Camille Stuczynski - Leadership Scholarship Amy Ostrem - Sarah Rogers McClure Memorial Scholarship Congratulations, ladies! Keep an eye out here on the…

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New Philanthropy & Service Scholarships AnnouncedMarch 08, 2019

Have you heard?! The Phi Sigma Rho Foundation has announced a new scholarship based around philanthropy and service! The Philanthropy and Service Scholarship is given to a sister who has actively participated in the chapter’s philanthropy and service project for a minimum of 10 hours of community service this academic year, and meaningful participation in Phi Sigma Rho and/or other activities…

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Phi Sigma Rho Foundation raises $5,252 in End of Year CampaignDecember 27, 2018

With the new year coming, our 2018 End of Year Campaign is wrapping up. The Foundation set a goal of raising $9,000, and thanks to our generous donors, we've met over half of this goal. The funds raised during this campaign will go toward funding scholarships for exceptional sisters, supporting grants to the Sorority for LEAP sessions at the Conference and Convention, and providing resources to…

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A beginners’ guide to brewing with ChemexJanuary 04, 2017

This week we’ll take a look at all the steps required to make astonishing coffee with a Chemex at home. The Chemex Coffeemaker is a manual, pour-over style glass-container coffeemaker that Peter Schlumbohm invented in 1941, and which continues to be manufactured by the Chemex Corporation in Chicopee, Massachusetts. In 1958, designers at the Illinois Institute of Technology said that the Chemex…

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Just in: small batch of Jamaican Blue Mountain in store next weekJanuary 04, 2017

We expect the shipment of a limited quantity of green beans next Monday. We’ll be offering the roasted beans from Tuesday, but quantities are limited, so be quick. Blue Mountain Peak is the highest mountain in Jamaica and one of the highest peaks in the Caribbean at 7,402 ft. It is the home of Blue Mountain coffee and their famous tours. It is located on the border of the Portland and Saint Thomas…

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Making sense of the SCAA’s new Flavor WheelDecember 17, 2016

The SCAA updated the wheel to reflect the finer nuances needed to describe flavors more precisely. The new descriptions are more detailed and hence allow cuppers to distinguish between more flavors. While this is going to be a big change for professional coffee tasters, it means a lot to you as a consumer as well. We’ll explain how the wheel came to be, how pros use it and what the flavors…

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