elta Upsilon was
founded in 1834 at Williams College in Williamstown, MA. It was
the sixth oldest Fraternity in North
America and the oldest non-sercret
fraternity. Delta Upsilon was
founded as a social fraternity under
four guiding principals. The Promotion of Friendship. The Development of Character. The Diffision
of Liberal Culture. The advancement of Justice. Delta Upsilon has
more than 140 chapters in the
United States and Canada. It has a
combined graduate and undergraduate membership of more than
70, 000 brothers.
Delta Upsilon was installed
at UH on April 28, 1973. It had a
membership of about 30 members.
The chapter was recognized by our
International Headquarters on several occassions for our improvements and our work with charities. In addition, the last two
chairmen of Delta Upsilon's Annual International Convention
were undergraduates at the
Delta Upsilon was an active
participant in university and Greek
functions. We won awards for soft-
ball and volleyball tournaments, as
well as several other Greek events.
We have won several good
sportsmanship awards, and
showed the true spirit of sportsmanship intramurals, which re-
emphasized Delta Upsilon as the
In addition to our other
events, each fall Delta Upsilon held
the annual Mekong Delta party,
and sponsored a Christmas party
benefiting the underprivileged children of the Star of Hope mission.
Each spring, we held our annual
Stick To Your Guns party, and John-
a-Thon in April, benefiting a local
Delta Upsilon was active in
the Interfraternity Council and other
campus organizations. Reece
Rondon, a past chapter president,
was crowned Homecoming King in
The brothers of Delta Upsilon felt that the openness and non-
secrecy helped create a stronger
brotherhood with the chapter. Delta
Upsilon held many events with the
chapter to promote brotherhood and
chapter unity.-Courtesy of AY
TAKE A SEAT...Members of Delta Upsilon take
turns sitting on the toilet for their annual John-a-
thon, which raises money for their philantrophy.
Photo by Stephen Stelmak.
Delta Upsilon...Craig Sowell, Brian Jones, Geoffrey Maduzia, Ken Cheek, Skip Westfall, Chris Einspahr,
Chris Blackburn, Wade Watassek, Mark Propst, Jimmy Giacona, Darrin Tvrdy, John Martinez, Jim Dang,
Orensel Brumfield, Peter Contreras, Bryan Bailey, Don Fein, Todd Jones, Tim Chesser, David Ko. Photo
by Tricia Garcia.
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