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DSP Final Study Guide
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1. What are the five categories of the General Risk Management Policy?
1. Alcohol and Drugs
2. Statement on Hazing
3. Discrimination and Harassment
4. Chapter Houses and Meeting Facilities
5. Fraternity Events
2. Name six provisions, from any of the categories, of the Risk Management, Insurance and Conduct Policy.
1. Treats all people and their property with care and respect;
2. Does not lie, cheat, steal or tolerate those actions by others;
3. Treats other equally with impartiality and respect;
4. Exercises appropriate oversight for Fraternity, chapter and colony property and resources placed in their care;
5. Follows State and Federal laws and regulations and Fraternity laws, policies and Ritual related to their duties, activities and responsibilities;
6. Is responsible for the actions and behavior of their guests;
3. To whom does the Individual Code of Conduct and General Risk Management Policy apply?
To organizational members defined as collegiate, alumni and faculty members; pledges; colony members; and employees.
4. As defined in the Risk Management, Insurance & Conduct Policy, what constitutes as a "fraternity event?"
Any event, activity or situation sponsored, co-sponsored or endorsed by the chapter or colony, or any event a reasonable person would associate with the Fraternity.
5. Of the four types of college fraternities, which one is Delta Sigma Pi?
6. Of which national inter fraternity association is Delta Sigma Pi a prominent member?
Professional Fraternity Association.
7. What is purpose of Delta Sigma Pi as stated in the Preamble of our Bylaws?
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.
8. Give the date and place of the founding of Delta Sigma Pi.
November 7, 1907, at the School of Commerce, Accounts and Finance of New York University, New York, New York.
9. Give the complete names of the four Founders of Delta Sigma Pi.
Alexander Frank Makay
Henry Albert Tinker
Harold Valentine Jacobs
10. Name the Fraternity's supreme governing body. Where and when does it next meet?
The Grand Chapter. It will meet next August 14-18, 2019 at Grand Chapter Congress in Atlanta, Georgia.
11. Name the current Grand President, Past Grand President, Vice President-Finance, National Collegians of the Year and Executive Director.
Current Grand President: Tricia Smith
Past Grand President: Onuka Ibe
Vice President-Finance: Kelly Rabin
National Collegians of the Year: Olivia Malice (2017) and Travis Brodbeck (2018)
Executive Director: Bill Schilling
12. What are the names of your province and region, and who are your Provincial Vice President and Regional Vice President?
Province: Western Province
Region: South Pacific Region
Provincial Vice President: Crystal Justice
Regional Vice President: Erica Kolsrud
13. What are the names of the active collegiate chapters, alumni chapters, and colonies in your region?
University of Southern California (USC) Φ
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) ΞΟ
University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) ΡΣ
California State University Long Beach (CSULB) ΛΦ
California State University Northridge (CSUN) ΙΥ
Loyola Marymount University (LMU) ΔΣ
University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) ΡΧ
University of Hawaii at Hilo (UHH) ΛΨ
Pepperdine University (PU) ΡΥ
University of La Verne (ULV) ΤΩ
California Lutheran University (CLU) ΥΧ
Active Alumni Chapters:
Honolulu-Oahu Alumni Chapter
Hawaii Alumni Chapter
Los Angeles Alumni Chapter
14. Who appoints the District Director? Name your District Director.
The Regional Vice President appoints the District Director;
Rho Chi's District Director is Krystle De Los Santos
15. Name your Chapter Advisor. Who may serve as a Chapter Advisor and how is he or she elected?
Daniel Port. The Chapter Advisor must be a member of the school's faculty or administration, elected by a majority vote of the chapter and reported to the Central Office.
16. Name up to five Deltasigs who are members of your school's faculty and/or staff.
1. Daniel Port
2. Chris Rachal
3. Nathaniel Hartmann
4. Thane Messinger
5. Randy Minas
17. Write the correct abbreviation for a member of Delta Sigma Pi.
18. What is Delta Sigma Pi's "Central Office" and how is the Central Office staff different from the national Board of Directors?
The Central Office is the national administrative headquarters of Delta Sigma Pi for both the Fraternity and Leadership Foundation. The Executive Director is in charge of the Central Office and has a paid full time staff of directors and administrative personnel. The Board of Directors is a group of elected, unpaid volunteers who serve as the executive, legislative and judicial body of the Fraternity during the interim sessions between Grand Chapter Congresses. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors.
19. Who established the Central Office and served as its director for 31 years?
H.G. "Gig" Wright
20. In what city was the Central Office established? Where is it located today?
Chicago; 330 South Campus Avenue, Oxford, Ohio 45056.
21. Name at least six services provided, and/or publications produced, by the Fraternity's Central Office staff.
4. PUBLISHES manuals, forms, The DELTASIG, official bulletins, national reports
5. REPRESENTS the Fraternity nationally.
22. What is the difference between a LEAD School and LEAD Provincial Conference and why should you participate in both?
LEAD Schools are one-day events held in five locations each fall full of educational training seminars and opportunities to network, with an overall focus on personal, professional, leadership, and Fraternal development.
LEAD Provincial Conferences are three-day events held in the spring, similar to LEAD Schools, but also include banquets and provincial council meetings.
I should attend both to maximize the opportunity to enhance personal growth and development, improve my collegiate chapter, and have fun at the same time.
23. What is the Chapter Management Program? What are the three levels a chapter can achieve? What level is every chapter expected to achieve?
The Chapter Management Program is the method of formal communication between collegiate chapters and the national Fraternity and levels represent basic operational requirements.
The first level is Accredited Chapter, the second level is Chapter of Recognition, and the third level is Chapter of Excellence.
Every chapter is expected to achieve the Accredited Chapter.
24. Explain the Educational and Leadership Consultant program in your own words.
Educational and Leadership Consultants and various other staff members visit chapters conducting officer training, educating members on all areas of chapter operations and supporting the various opportunities available through chapter programming. Visits include public relations meeting with business Deans, Student Activities staff and Chapter Advisors. The result leads to improved operations, new ideas for activities, suggested resolutions to common challenges faced by student organizations, and enhanced knowledge about the Fraternity.
25. To whom is the Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Key awarded?
To the graduating senior (Deltasig or not) in commerce and business administration who ranks highest in his or her class.
26. What is the National Fraternity's website address?
27. In your own words, define the ideal member.
The ideal member of Delta Sigma Pi is one who promises to support the Purpose of the Fraternity and will only act in ways that bring credit to himself/herself and in turn, to the Fraternity. The ideal member gives to the Fraternity to the best of his or her ability and will therefore receive mutual benefits in return.
28. In your own words, define the ideal chapter.
The ideal chapter is one in which each member strives to be an ideal member, supporting the Purpose and acting in a favorable manor. The ideal chapter, through its officers, maintains contacts with Fraternity leadership, the alumni of the chapter, and the other chapters and members of the Fraternity. The ideal chapter also sponsors successful programming visible to members of the campus community to prove its positive and successful existence on campus.
29. Name several ways to support the Fraternity after graduation.
1. PARTICIPATING in an alumni chapter or in the various national leadership and professional development events
2. ATTENDING collegiate chapter events
3. SERVING on the national level as a Board of Directors member, Regional Vice President, District Director, or national committee member
4. ESTABLISHING a new collegiate or alumni chapter in your area
5. ASSISTING a Regional Vice President or other national officer
6. DONATING money or services to the Delta Sigma Pi Leadership Foundation and/or chapters.
30. In your own words, what is the mission of the Delta Sigma Pi Leadership Foundation?
The mission of the Leadership Foundation is to raise money, to provide scholarships and fellowships to members, and fund educational programs of the Fraternity.
31. Write the Greek alphabet both in English and using the Greek letters.
32. What is the Greek letter name of your chapter and on what date was it founded?
Rho Chi (PX) September 29, 2012
33. How many collegiate chapters have been established and how many collegiate chapters are active today? Approximately how many alumni chapters are active today?
298 established collegiate chapters
223 active collegiate chapters
56 active alumni chapters.
34. Approximately how many people have been initiated into the Fraternity since its founding?
35. Write the words to the chorus of the song "Rose of Deltasig."
Rose of Deltasig I love you, Rose of Delta Sigma Pi, When the shades of night are falling I dream of days gone by; As I go thru life's long journey, Memories will never die, I will always hear you calling, Rose of Delta Sigma Pi
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