New York, NY (06/02/15)- The National Board of Directors of Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority Inc. is happy to announce the recent appointment of Rebecca Santiago as the new National Philanthropy Chair. She will be working with representatives from the "I Have a Dream" Foundation in order to strengthen this partnership.
Rebecca became a sister at Chi Chapter in the spring of 2014. She recently graduated with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and hopes to pursue medical school in the future. During her time as an undergrad she served as the chapter’s Vice President, Secretary, and THON Chair (a philanthropic position). She is enthusiastic to serve as the new National Philanthropy Chair and looks forward to bringing about increased awareness and fundraising opportunities for the I Have A Dream Foundation. With this role she hopes to see continued growth within both organizations in order to provide new and unique opportunities for students hoping to pursue their academic dreams. She looks forward to working with all chapters to ensure that CUS contributes to the I Have a Dream Foundation within as many areas as possible.
Chi Upsilon Sigma ® has been in existence since April 29, 1980, incepted on the New Brunswick Campus of Rutgers – the State University of New Jersey. Our founders are 7 Latinas who had the desire to create an organization to promote leadership among the Latino community and our membership has since grown to incorporate women of all ethnicities. Chi Upsilon Sigma has devoted itself to increasing awareness amongst ourselves, and our communities about important political, social, cultural, and educational issues and servicing the communities around us.
NALFO (National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations) is an umbrella council for Latino Greek Letter Organizations. The purpose of NALFO is to promote and foster positive interfraternal relations, communication, and development of all Latino Fraternal organizations through mutual respect, leadership, honesty, professionalism and education.