Sunday, November 8, 2015
Upsilonians Living The Imperative Of Service
After almost a century of glorious existence and a rich lineage of excellence, leadership and service, the Upsilon Sigma Phi affirms its fervent tradition and continuing commitment to serve the country and the underprivileged Filipinos with the holding of Upsilon Cares: Free medical, dental, optical and surgical mission on November 14, 2015 at Barangay Kabulusan, Pakil, Laguna. The public service activity is part of the fraternity’s 97th anniversary celebration themed “Transcendence: 97 Years of Living the Imperative of Service”
The community service initiative will be conducted in partnership with the Provincial Government of Laguna and is expected to provide free medicines, eyeglasses and extensive medical and health care services to approximately 2,000 indigent residents of 6 barangays of Pakil namely: Banilan, Dorado, Casa Real, Matikiw, Casinsin and Kabulusan.
The Upsilon Sigma Phi, based exclusively in the University of the Philippines and founded in 1918, is the oldest Greek-lettered fraternity in Asia. Its distinct status in the history of UP and the nation is manifested by a rank distinguished student and alumni leaders which include Fellows Benigno ‘Ninoy’ Aquino, Ferdinand E. Marcos, Joker Arroyo and countless esteemed stewards of Philippine industry, government and academe.