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Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Supports International Students and Our Members Affected by Federal Action to Block Visas

For Immediate Release:
July 7, 2020
Contact: Jesus Ramirez, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Supports International Students and Our Members Affected by Federal Action to Block Visas

Chicago, IL - On Monday, new regulations released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced, “Nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students attending schools operating entirely online may not take a full online course load and remain in the United States. The U.S. Department of State will not issue visas to students enrolled in schools and/or programs that are fully online for the fall semester nor will U.S. Customs and Border Protection permit these students to enter the United States.”1


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Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Supports Every Sexual Assault Survivor’s Right and Power to be Heard

For Immediate Release:
June 4, 2020
Contact: Jesus Ramirez, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Supports Every Sexual Assault Survivor’s Right and Power to be Heard

Chicago, IL - Alpha Psi Lambda takes all allegations of sexual harassment and assault seriously. We believe sexual assault is inexcusable and have worked diligently to address any incidents that are brought to our attention appropriately. The standard procedure of Alpha Psi Lambda’s National Office is to direct individuals involved in sexual harassment and assault to their University and/or local authorities, as Alpha Psi Lambda does not have the capacity or tools to investigate these incidents to the extent they deserve. The National Office independently escalates all reports to the University to ensure the proper authorities can take appropriate actions. 


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Resources for Supporting the Black Community

A Collection of Resources for Supporting the Black Community

We are listening. We hear and see our Familia who make up the Black community and we see our Familia who are fiercely standing up for and taking action demanding change within our society. Demanding our country’s leadership to also take action and educating others so that everyone is protected by the institutions of our democracy.

To further support this movement, we have compiled a list of various resources from our peers, members and communities to aid in the commitment to nobility and justice.

Sign a Petition or Contact Your Representatives

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Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Stands in Solidarity with the Black Community

For Immediate Release:
May 29, 2020
Contact: Jesus Ramirez, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Stands in Solidarity with the Black Community

Chicago, IL Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. is devastated and enraged by the ongoing acts of violence against the Black community including the recent murders of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. As an organization composed of a diverse membership, we stand in solidarity with the Black community, including all intersectional communities such as the Black and Disability Community and the Black LGBTQ+ Community, and ask that you join us in a call for justice for the lives lost unnecessarily.  


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Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Stands United With Latino Students At The University of Lynchburg

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Stands United With Latino Students At The University of Lynchburg

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. extends its support to our members, the Latino students at the University of Lynchburg, and the greater community affected by recent events. The incident that occurred last week involving students who hosted an on-campus party that enforced culturally insensitive stereotypes is unacceptable. We are concerned to hear from students that this is not an isolated event. While we acknowledge that efforts to educate students on diversity have been made available, we urge the administration to give its students a voice to address these incidents. We applaud Darian Geddis and Laura Arriaza, current Lynchburg Affiliate Chapter President, for opening this dialogue with local media. We call on the community to join its students on their walkout this Wednesday to stand in solidarity and take action.

As members of the Latino community, we call on the University of Lynchburg to increase its efforts to change the culture of the campus and proactively protect students of all identities. Alpha Psi Lambda will continue to advocate for the needs and concerns of the Hispanic/Latino students.

In Solidarity,
The National Executive Board
Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc.

Alpha Psi Lambda Stands United in Support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Alpha Psi Lambda Stands United in Support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) 

In 2012, President Barack Obama announced that undocumented minors who came to the United States as children and meeting specific conditions would be protected against deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The program allowed eligible people to request deferred action for a period of two years (subject to renewal), granting them a lawful presence in the United States so they could attend school and apply for employment authorization. In 2017, the Trump administration moved to end the DACA program. Immigrant advocates have since presented a legal challenge to allow existing DACA recipients to renew their status. Today, November 12, 2019, the Supreme Court listened to oral arguments to determine if the Trump administration ended the program lawfully. Nearly 800,000 have received work permits and deportation relief through the DACA program. Many of the DACA recipients risked exposing their unauthorized status by submitting the DACA application and now face the possibility that the information they provided could be used to separate them from their families.

Alpha Psi Lambda unequivocally supports our members and those with DACA status and calls on the Supreme Court to preserve the protections against deportation for those in the DACA program. Additionally, we encourage our members to: 

Seek support and guidance from trusted and knowledgeable advisors. If you have DACA status, you should consult with your immigration lawyer to learn about your options. 

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Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Announces 2019 National Awards Recipients

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Announces National Awards

Chicago, IL - Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. announces its 2019 National Award winners at the Fraternity's annual National House of Delegates held at Alpha Epsilon Chapter (University of Michigan-Dearborn) in Dearborn, Michigan.

This years recipients were as follows:

Undergraduate Awards

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Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Retires the Term Colony

For Immediate Release:
July 27, 2018
Contact: Manuel Colón, Vice President of Marketing
Email: [email protected]

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Retires the Term “Colony”

Chicago, IL - On Friday, June 23rd during our National House of Delegates, hosted at Upsilon Chapter (Florida Atlantic University), Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. formally voted and approved to retire the term “Colony” and adopt “Affiliate Chapter”, in its place.


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Alpha Psi Lambda announces 2018 National Award Recipients

Alpha Psi Lambda National Inc. Announces National Awards

Chicago, IL - Alpha Psi Lambda National Inc. announced its National Award winners at the Fraternity's annual National House of Delegates held at our Upsilon Chapter, Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida.


This year the recipients were as follows:

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2018 National House of Delegates

Location
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Rd. 
Boca Raton, FL 33431 USA 

Room: OD 101 Case Study Room 
Building: Office Depot Center for Executive Education, Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business 

Doors open at 9:30AM
Start: 10:00AM (If you are not in the room at the start of NHOD you will not be permitted to enter until the first break.)
End: 5PM





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Alpha Psi Lambda seeks submissions for 2018 National Awards

The National Executive Board (NEB) is proud to announce the Annual Alpha Psi Lambda National Awards held in conjunction with the National House of Delegates.

This application is an opportunity for our Familia to recognize those individuals and chapters within our community who have successfully exemplified high standards of leadership, service, scholarship and unity.  Member/Chapter/Alumni Club will be recognized for outstanding achievement in each of the following categories: 

Individual Awards

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