Delta Upsilon, Marshall University

About Delta Upsilon Chapter

Delta Upsilon was founded on September 9, 1956 at Marshall University in Huntington, WV. We've been around 61 years and going strong!

Our chapter is a part of Delta Zeta Region 4. We currently have a total of 49 members in our chapter and our average GPA is 3.06! For the academic year Fall 2016 through Spring 2017 our chapter has donated 0 service hours and $0.00!

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Delta Upsilon - Marshall brings home the Award for Overall Greek Week Champions

The Delta Upsilon Chapter at Marshall University recently received the Award for Overall Greek Week Champions. The competition included three individual category awards which were philanthropy, athletics and Greek sing. For the philanthropy event, all campus chapters competed in building care packages and collecting cans for the Harmony House and making blankets for Lily's Place. The chapter alone collected 1,396 cans, put together 240 care packages and made 15 blankets.

Delta Upsilon Chapter (Marshall University) raises $1,200 for Heart for Hearing

The Delta Upsilon Chapter at Marshall University recently hosted its Heart for Hearing event, a slow-pitch softball tournament called “DingerZ for DZ.”

"We raised $1,200 for Starkey on October 15, 2017," said Rachel McGuffey, Public Relations Chairman and LAMP Editor.

Tara Foster of Delta Upsilon at Marshall University does not give up dream of being a flight nurse

Tara Foster, the Wellness Chairman of the Delta Upsilon Chapter at Marshall University, was planning to help people. She was going to do that by being an active firefighter and EMT, as a lifeguard at Myrtle Beach as part of thei emergency response team there, and by joining the National Guard to become a flight nurse.

However, none of those things happened for Tara in that order after she tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) playing for Delta Zeta in the Greek Week flag football tournament. The only thing that stopped Tara from continuing to play was the fact that her knee would no longer hold her weight. The Army is still honoring her six-year enlistment, but she was not able to officially ship out for basic training until her knee healed completely.

Tara stayed positive, though, saying "This injury will help me be a better nurse." She continued her nursing degree and continued to focus on fixing her knee and her dream of being a flight nurse.

Delta Upsilon Chapter (Marshall University) support Starkey Hearking Foundation with Spike for a Cause
May 16, 2016

by Sara McMahan

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The Delta Upsilon Chapter partnered with Alpha Sigma Phi at Marshall University for the fourth annual Spike for a Cause volleyball tournament. Teams enjoyed a fun day filled with bumps, sets and spikes. The event grows larger every year. The proceeds were split between two philanthropies, Relay for Life and the Starkey Hearing Foundation.