Phi Upsilon Omicron Honor Society, Beta Psi Chapter

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About This Club

Phi Upsilon Omicron, a national honor society in family and consumer sciences, has over 88,000 members across the United States, and once a year many attend our conclave, which updates the many chapters on events that happened in the past year. We are a community service based honor society, meaning our chapter, the Beta Psi Chapter, is and has been very involved with the community. In the past years we have done several projects with LA Food Bank, Steven's Hope for Children, Foothill Family Shelter, and the San Felipe Migrant Workers. Phi U also serves the Cal Poly Pomona campus by working closely with several other campus club like FN Forum and Food Science Society, as well as participating in campus wide events such as the Wellness Fair. Phi Upsilon Omicron strives for excellence in school and in the community and welcomes those who have the same outlook on life.

2014 - 2015 Officers & More

President: Jennifer Zagorski
Vice President: Kirsten Ault
Secretary: Hayly Peacock
Historian: Kathleen Reyes
Treasurer: Lucinda Trang
Publicity: Corinne Worland
Ag Council Rep: Haya Umar, Ariadna Mendez
Initiation Chair: Kayla Koach, Amy Ngo
Advisor: Dr. Martin Sancho-Madriz, Gdandam Khayef
Club Email: jmzagorski@csupomona.edu
Club Website: www.phiu.org
Meeting date/time/location: Biweekly on Tuesdays/12:00p.m./7-117
Club Majors: Foods and Nutrition, Food Science & Technology, Hotel & Restaurant Management, Apparel Merchandising & Management
Number of members: 80
Club Events & Activities: Guest speakers at meetings, Pumpkin Festival, Health Fest, club fairs, various fundraiser activities, and the Step Walk competition.
Community Service Projects: Pumpkin Festival, Health Fest, LA Food Bank, canned food drives, Ag Beautification, and bone marrow and blood drives.
General Information: National Honor Society in Family and Consumer Sciences.  Membership is by invitation only: the requirements are to have a 3.0 gpa and 36 quarter units, or have attended two quarters for transfers.
History of Club: Founded in 1910 at the University of Minnesota.
Club Goals: Recognize and promote academic excellence, enhance qualities of leadership by providing opportunities for service, and encourage lifelong learning and commitment to advance family and consumer science and related areas.
Mission: Phi Upsilon Omicron offers an environment empowering lifelong learning, leadership building, and ethical and scholastic experience.