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Kappa Epsilon Wins Recognition of Continued Excellence Award

For Immediate Release

Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy's Alpha Phi Chapter of Kappa Epsilon was honored with the award for Recognition of Continued Excellence for the 2013-2015 Biennium at the 50th Biennial Kappa Epsilon Convention in Orlando, which took place from July 22-23, 2015. Kappa Epsilon is a professional fraternity for women students of pharmacy.

Ten representatives of the Alpha Chi chapter attended the event: Tracy Eckenrode, Katie Hilton, Rachel Hoffman, Rebecca Kramer, and Stephanie Mitchell attended as collegiate member representatives; Brianna Antonucci, Caitlyn Doyle, Alisha Ensell, and Jess Glass attended as collegiate alumni representatives, and Dr. Jennifer Elliott attended as a collegiate advisor representative.

The Award is based upon numerous Chapter reports. "Alpha Phi's Grand Council Connection Ivey Robbins specifically mentioned the continual growth of our Chapter, stating ‘Alpha Phi is a model chapter," said Caitlyn Doyle, Immediate Past President of Alpha Phi.

Doyle said that the Kappa Epsilon Grand Council was also impressed with the initiation of a new Risk Management position to better serve the Chapter's needs. This position was adopted from social Greek organizations and implemented in the Fall of 2014.

The Alpha Phi Chapter also earned an Honorable Mention for Outstanding Chapter from the 2013-2014 at the Convention.

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