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Sigma Sigma Phi - Gamma Chapter

Sigma Sigma Phi - Gamma Chapter. LECOM Erie, PA. AOA National Convention San Diego, California Sunday, October 7 th , 2012 . Presented by: Prashant Patel, OMS II, President. VICE PRESIDENT I Angela Manglitz. PRESIDENT Prashant Patel. TREASURER Alex Shin. SECRETARY Lauren Young.

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Sigma Sigma Phi - Gamma Chapter

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  1. Sigma Sigma Phi - Gamma Chapter LECOM Erie, PA AOA National Convention San Diego, California Sunday, October 7th, 2012 Presented by: Prashant Patel, OMS II, President

  2. VICE PRESIDENT I Angela Manglitz PRESIDENT Prashant Patel TREASURER Alex Shin SECRETARY Lauren Young Leadership

  3. Our motivation “Don’t let your studies interfere with your education.” - Henry Rutgers

  4. Our Chapter’s Goals Positively impact the community at large through service projects and charitable fundraisers Strengthen the presence and awareness of Osteopathy in the local community Promote fellowship amongst the student body and continue the scholastic standing of its members and its colleagues

  5. To achieve our goals, we: • Hold monthly meetings • Organize service projects at Voices for Independence and Ophelia Project • Organize bi-annual Blood Drives • Fundraise • Business card sale • Scholarship Auction • Ambassadorship • Additional community service projects

  6. Monthly Meetings General club meeting the fourth Tuesday of every month Discuss upcoming events and service opportunities Promote open discussion and fellowship among colleagues To fulfill their commitment to SSP, members participate in community service and fundraising events

  7. Voices for Independence Non-profit organization that provides independent living support and services to people with disabilities Dedicated to creating a service delivery system that empowers people with disabilities to take control of their lives, and become active and productive members of the community Five tenets: Advocacy De-institutionalization Information and referral Peer support Skills training

  8. Voices for Independence Events with SSP volunteer support: October 2011: Chill’s And Thrill’s December 2011: Gift Wrapping May 2012: Barrier Awareness Day June 2012: Independence Run

  9. The Ophelia Project Non-profit organization that serves youth and adults who are affected by relational and other non-physical forms of aggression Provides these individuals with a unique combination of tools, strategies, and solutions Ongoing activities with SSP volunteer support STAR Program CASS Program GirlTalk/GuyTalk General Maintenance help at the office

  10. Bi-Annual Blood Drives • Collaborative effort with Community Blood Bank of Erie, PA • Held at LECOM campus every fall and spring since 2002 • SSP orchestrates the donations of the students, faculty, staff, and community to ensure efficient collection The Blood Mobile

  11. Fundraise Annual Business Card Sale LECOM Scholarship Auction

  12. Ambassadorship • Interview Lunches • Welcome to Pathways • Rotations Review • Community Health Fairs • Future events: • GLEEcom / LECOM Live • Board Exam Panel

  13. Additional Service Events • Relay for Life • Global Youth Service Day • CelebrateERIE • Clothing Drive

  14. Leadership at LECOM Seton Hill Vice President I Margaret Ciavarelli Vice President II AmbarinFaizi Secretary Shannon Krell Treasurer Chris Chan

  15. Events Ronald McDonald House Welcome Bags for CHP Walk A Mile In Her Shoes to support Blackburn Center • SPRING 2012

  16. Events Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Twin Lakes Park • FALL 2012 Red Cross Westmoreland Chapter Presentation and Membership Drive Heart Walk at Seton Hill for AHA

  17. Events Co-sponsoring Welcome Bags for Expectant Mothers at Ronald McDonald House (w/ Peds & OB/GYN Club) Membership Drive & Induction • Others: • Business Card Fundraiser Sale • SSP Lunch/Orientation Ambassadors • Community Health Fair • Red Cross Holiday Party for Military Families • Blood Drives with Seton Hill University • Dorm Talks at Seton Hill University

  18. Final Thoughts It is with great enthusiasm that we continually grow and evolve to meet the constant demands and perpetually changing needs of our student colleagues and the community at large.

  19. Thank you! Sigma Sigma Phi – Gamma Chapter Executive Board

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