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Founders Day 2008 Announcement
Date Added: 1/22/2008 6:39:55 PM

Founders Day 2008

The Birmingham Alumni Association and the Alabama Alpha chapter will jointly host Founders Day in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Saturday, March 8, 2008. Our Founders Day this year promises to be an event that you will not want to miss!

The festivities will begin at the Alabama Alpha chapter house at 10am with either an initiation of the Spring pledge class or if that is not feasible a mock initiation. In either case, it will be an opportunity for alumni to experience our initiation ritual. We will be asking for alumni volunteers to serve in various initiation roles during the ceremony. A continental breakfast will be available for brothers and guest beginning at 9am before initiation and for Phi Psi ladies and guest during initiation. From 11am to Noon there will be a social hour (cash bar) at the chapter house. The Founders Day banquet will be held at Indian Hills Country Club beginning at 12:30pm.

Our special guest this year will be Gordon R. Letterman (West Virginia Alpha ’72). Gordon is the great-great grandson and the last direct male descendant of Founder William Henry Letterman.

For those of you who are basketball fans, the Alabama Crimson Tide takes on the Vanderbilt Commodores at 6pm that evening at Coleman Coliseum.

Cost for Founder’s Day is $30.00 per person. To RSVP, please contact Tim Connell by email at, by phone at (205) 919-8073, or by mail at 628 Merriweather Drive, Calera, AL 35040.

Philanthropic Opportunity: The chapter will be doing volunteer work with the BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS of West Alabama Friday, March 7th. We invite alumni to participate with us. Feel free to arrive at the house by noon and have lunch at the chapter house before the work begins. If would like to participate with the chapter in an afternoon of volunteer work please plan on meeting at the chapter house no later than 1pm Friday March 7th.

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Hi,Hi,Hi,Phi Kappa Psi. I am planning to drive from Fort Worth, Texas to come to Founders Day in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. My wife Teresa may or may not come with me; she is an interior design student at the University of Texas in Arlington but I may be able to convince her to study in the car on the drive over. See you at Founders Day! Chris Larson ..."94"
Posted by Christopher T Larson on 2/8/2008 9:06:52 AM    

Fall 2007 Initiation
Date Added: 11/18/2007 7:09:20 PM
Fall Rush 2007 has successfully culminated with the initiation of 11 new Brothers on November 4, 2007:
  • Peyton Butler Harris - Russellville, AL
  • Justin Day - Centre, AL
  • Collier Andersen Meyer - Houston, TX
  • Benjamin William Beutel - Charlotte, NC
  • Conner Breckenridge Barnes - Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Ryan Nash - Knoxville, TN
  • Mark Thomas Gilbride - Columbus, OH
  • Justin Murphy - Oakton, VA
  • Nathan James Calden - Woodstock, GA
  • Robert Stephen Salinas - Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Donald Andrew Paddock - Centerville, OH

Congratulations are in order for the undergrads and welcome to the new Brothers.

click to view photos Click here to view Fall 2007 initiation pictures

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The Psi - Fall 2007
Date Added: 11/18/2007 1:01:27 PM
The Fall 2007 issue of The Psi has been released. Click
here to view the alumni newsletter.

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Phi Kappa Psi - Tennessee vs Alabama Weekend
Date Added: 10/18/2007 6:59:09 AM

Come join us for the Tennessee game this weekend. Our housemother, Linda Campbell, will begin serving brunch at the house from 9 to 11 am.

Come see the Walk of Champions before each home game from our front yard. The football team will be dropped off on the north end of the stadium, right next to the fraternity house, approximately two hours and fifteen minutes prior to kick off. From there, the team will walk to the stadium.

Even if you are a confirmed tailgater, we ask you to come by the house and make the event an exciting Phi Psi day. A big showing of alumni for this game is very important to our chapter

In other news for the Tennessee weekend: Friday Night Block Party – On Friday night beginning at 8:00 p.m. there will be a Block Party on University Blvd. from Wallace Wade to 13th Ave. The band Slo Gin will begin at 8:00 p.m. In conjunction with the Block Party, at 2:00 pm on Friday, Campus Drive at University Blvd will be closed. The stage for the band will go across Campus Drive from Publix to Towncenter. At 5:30 p.m. University Blvd. will be blocked off to thru traffic from Wallace Wade to 13th Ave. The blocked roads will not re-open until the early morning hours on Saturday.

Click here to read more Gameday information.

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Phi Kappa Psi Homecoming/Parents Weekend 2007
Date Added: 10/2/2007 6:17:55 PM

UA Homecoming Week to be Celebrated Sept. 30-Oct. 6 We will be welcoming parents, alumni, brothers, and friends on Saturday October 6, 2007 with coffee and donuts under the front lawn tent at 9am. The homecoming parade will pass by around 9:30 am. So get here early to save a seat on the lawn.

After the parade enjoy the many activities around the house including the walk of champions (2 hours prior to kick off) and the Quad. We will also be serving lunch (southern fried chicken & texas brisket of beef) from 11pm. - 1pm.

After lunch enjoy a short walk to the stadium or enjoy the game from our "new" 50 inch plasma screen TV in the tv room, or the "new" 37 inch plasma screen TV in the dining room, or under the tailgate tent in the courtyard.

We hope you will come by and enjoy this weekend with your son, and enjoy the company of our chapter advisors, active brothers, and alumni.

Roll Tide Roll,
Mrs. Linda Campbell,
Phi Kappa Psi Housemother

here and here for more information about UA Homecoming Week to be Celebrated Sept. 30-Oct. 6.
Click here to read more about Gameday information.

Homecoming 2007 “New Additions TIDE With Old Traditions”
Friday October 5, 2007
Saturday October 6, 2007
  • Homecoming Parade Line Up - 7:00 a.m.
  • Homecoming Parade Begins Downtown Tuscaloosa to UA Campus - 9:00 a.m.
  • Lunch (southern fried chicken & texas brisket of beef) from 11pm. - 1pm.
  • Walk of Champions (approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes prior to kick off)
  • Alabama vs. Houston Bryant-Denny Stadium - 2:00 p.m.

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