|Founded||May 30, 1879|
Russell Military Academy in New Haven, Connecticut
|Colors||Scarlet and Cadet Gray|
|Chapters||72 collegiate, 52 graduate|
|Headquarters||100 Campus Drive|
Weatherford, Oklahoma, 73096, United States of America
Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Incorporated, (ΚΨ) is the oldest and largest professional pharmaceutical fraternity in the world. Events 1416 - The Council of Constance, called by the Emperor Sigismund a supporter of Antipope John XXIII burns Jerome of Prague following Year 1879 ( MDCCCLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Connecticut ( is a state located in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Professional fraternities, in the North American fraternity system, are organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the interests of a particular profession and whose membership Fraternities and sororities (from the Latin words la frater and la soror, meaning "brother" and "sister" respectively are fraternal It was founded on May 30, 1879, by F. Events 1416 - The Council of Constance, called by the Emperor Sigismund a supporter of Antipope John XXIII burns Jerome of Prague following Year 1879 ( MDCCCLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Harvey Smith on the campus of Russell Military Academy in New Haven, Connecticut. Connecticut ( is a state located in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. The Central Office of Kappa Psi is located at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma. Southwestern Oklahoma State University is a Public university in Weatherford Weatherford is a city in Custer County, Oklahoma, United States. Oklahoma ( is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America. Kappa Psi first chartered a Chapter at a College of Pharmacy in 1898 at Columbia University. At that time Kappa Psi was a medical and pharmaceutical Fraternity. In 1924, the fraternity split into Kappa Psi and Theta Kappa Psi, the medical fraternity. Year 1924 ( MCMXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Theta Kappa Psi Medical Fraternity Incorporated, ( ΘΚΨ) is a defunct professional medical fraternity Currently, there are 72 active collegiate chapters and 52 graduate chapters across the United States, Canada, and The Bahamas, and over 80,000 people have been initiated into the fraternity since its inception.
In 1976, Kappa Psi admitted females into the fraternity, and now the vast majority of the member chapters are co-ed. Those chapters that remain all-male have done so because of the strong activity of other professional fraternities and sororities on campus who attract those interested in alternative bases of membership, such as co-ed or all-female.
Kappa Psi consists of 72 collegiate and 52 graduate chapters organized into 9 regional provinces.
These are formerly active chapters at schools of pharmacy, and the school is still active.
These are formerly active chapters at schools of pharmacy, and the pharmacy school no longer exists.
Kappa Psi holds its national convention biennially. The 2007 Convention site was Boston, Massachusetts. The host chapters were Mu and Boston Graduate. Mu also celebrated its 100th anniversary. Other convention sites include San Diego, Myrtle Beach, Orlando, Williamsburg, Kalispell MT, Detroit, New Orleans, Kansas City, Philadelphia (in 1976), Scottsdale AZ (100th Anniversary), Jackson Hole WY, Fort Lauderdale, Marco Island FL, South Padre Island TX, and North Falmouth MA. Until 2007, the largest attendance was the 48th Convention (1997) in Myrtle Beach (440 registrants). The 53rd GCC in Boston broke the record with 441 in attendance. Myrtle Beach was also the host city in 1983.
The 54th Grand Council Convention is scheduled for Tampa, Florida, in August of 2009.
In Boston, at the 53rd Grand Council Convention 2007, the following brothers were elected to International Office: Grand Regent - Lawrence "LB" Brown; Grand Vice Regent - E. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Ben Welch; Grand Counselor - Andrew Frasco; Grand Historian - Kali Jernigan; Grand Ritualist - Melissa O'Neill; Graduate Member-at-Large - Peter M. Brody Jr. ; and Collegiate Member-at-Large - Brian "Bubba" MacDonald. The Fraternity's Executive Director is Dr. Scott Long and its Immediate Past Grand Regent is David E. Maszkiewicz.
In 2005, Mr. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. David E. Maszkiewicz was elected Grand Regent of the fraternity at the 52nd Grand Council Convention, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ( often colloquially referred to as PA (its abbreviation by natives and Northeasterners is a state located in the Northeastern Also elected to national office were Grand Vice Regent Sean Higgins, Grand Counselor Rebecca Fahrenbruch, Grand Historian Claudio Faria, Grand Ritualist Andrew Frasco, Graduate Member-at-Large Lawrence Brown, and Collegiate Member-at-Large Kali Jernigan. The Fraternity's Executive Director is Dr. Scott Long and its Immediate Past Grand Regent is Dr. Anthony Palmieri.