Delta Epsilon Psi

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Delta Epsilon Psi
ΔΕΨ
Delta Epsilon Psi Crest
Founded October 1, 1998; 16 years ago (1998-10-01)
University of Texas
Type Social
Emphasis Service
Scope National
Motto "In Brotherhood Lies Our Strength"
Colors  Navy Blue   Silver 
Symbol The Asiatic Lion
Chapters 16 Chapters, 17 Colonies
Members 2500+ collegiate
Headquarters 909 W. 22nd St
Austin, Texas, United States
Homepage deltaepsilonpsi.org

Delta Epsilon Psi (ΔΕΨ) is a South Asian interest social and service fraternity located in the United States. Delta Epsilon Psi Fraternity, Inc. was founded on October 1, 1998 at the University of Texas at Austin. 18 men came together sensing the urgency of a unified South Asian voice at their university.[1] Since then, Delta Epsilon Psi has grown to be the largest South Asian interest fraternity in the nation.[2]

The purpose of Delta Epsilon Psi is to develop leadership qualities within its members by instilling within them the 3 pillars (Brotherhood, Discipline, and Commitment) upon which the fraternity was founded.


Founding Fathers[edit]

  • Mr. Suju Abraham
  • Mr. Rahul Brambhatt
  • Mr. Vipul Engineer
  • Mr. Irfan Iqbal
  • Mr. Wesley Mathews
  • Mr. Rushi Modha
  • Mr. Samir Parikh
  • Mr. Mayur Patel
  • Mr. Rajiv Patel
  • Mr. Rakesh Patel
  • Mr. Ronit Patel
  • Mr. Jason Pillai
  • Mr. Vinu Raj
  • Mr. Kashif Shaikh
  • Mr. Asim Siddiqui
  • Mr. Tosby Thomas
  • Mr. Jacob Varghese
  • Mr. Vijay Viswanathan

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Philanthropy[edit]

Delta Epsilon Psi has established research towards finding a cure for Juvenile Diabetes (Type 1 Diabetes) and supporting the National Marrow Donor Program as its primary National Philanthropies. Its efforts are geared towards the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and the National Marrow Donor Program (Be the Match) to promote its goals.[3][4]

Sugar Free Bowl[edit]

Sugar Free Bowl is an annual competitive fund-raising flag football tournament which was first held in November, 2002. Each year the brothers of Delta Epsilon Psi host the event with to raise funding and awareness for juvenile diabetes (Type 1 Diabetes). All proceeds from Sugar Free Bowl are donated directly to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The event was started by Vishal Bhagat, a member of the fraternity who was diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes in childhood. Vishal died in August 2006. In his memory, The Vishal Bhagat Foundation was created to promote the cause of the Sugar Free Bowl.[citation needed]

North-American Interfraternity Conference[edit]

In April 2011, Delta Epsilon Psi officially became nationally recognized by the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC).

Chapters and Colonies[edit]

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