Sister Shoutouts

June 2018

H/T Purdue Electrical and Computer Engineering, Facebook

2017 Distinguished Alumna Award Lila Ibrahim was recently named first Chief Operating Officer of DeepMind.


H/T Penn State College of Engineering

Mary Frecker, professor in the Penn State Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, has been named a 2018-2019 ELATE Fellow.


H/T The Exponent​​​​​​​

Phi Sigma Rho had a couple of award winners at the April 9th Greek Gala at Purdue University.

Panhellenic Association Outstanding Chapter Advisor: Elizabeth Holloway

Phi Sigma Rho and Fraternity and Sorority Catalyst Award: Phi Sigma Rho


H/T University of Wyoming​​​​​​​

Delaney Dent received the Recognized Student Organization Officer of the Year Award for her efforts in making Phi Sigma Rho a chapter at Wyoming.


H/T Wright State University, Alpha Zeta Chapter (Twitter)​​​​​​​

Congratulations to Megan on winning the Outstanding Student in Material Science and Engineering award!


H/T Holly Linder, Facebook​​​​​​​

Alright, how about some snaps for Ashwini Joshi (c/o 2017) & Kelly Marie(c/o 2018) from the UConn Theta Chapter?! These brilliant women represented Phi Sigma Rho well these past two graduation ceremonies as they graduated Valedictorian with a 4.0! That's back to back years of our sisters being "banner carriers", at the top of thousands of undergraduate engineering students, and basically killing it at everything in life. Congratulations on this very impressive accomplishment, ladies, you make all of us so proud <3


May 2018

H/T University of Arkansas

Olga Brazhkina, a junior at the University of Arkansas - Kappa Chapter, has been named a 2018 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar.  The Goldwater Scholarship is the nation’s most prestigious award for undergraduate students who plan doctoral studies and research careers in the fields of science, mathematics or engineering.


H/T Howard University, Phi Chapter (@phisigmarhohu, Instagram)

Kasandra Price, Howard - Phi, will graduate in May with a BS in Electrical Engineering.  As a GEM (National Gem Consortium) Full Fellow, Kasandra has a scholarship to Carnegie Mellon to pursue a  Master of Integrated Innovation for Products and Services The scholarship is sponsored by Intel Corporation.


H/T University of Pittsburgh, Zeta Chapter (@pitt_phisigmarho, Instagram)

Dani Broderick, Pittsburgh - Zeta, received the 2018 Greek Leader of the Year Award and Stephanie Folkmire, Pittsburgh - Zeta, won Sophomore Leader of the Year at the University of Pittsburgh's Blue Stars Red Carpet Awards.

Check Out These Cute Recruitment Videos

It's recruitment season! We've seen a lot of cute recruitment videos floating around lately, and we thought some of you might be interested in seeing some of them.




Ohio State Beta

Florida Tau

Purdue Alpha

Rutgers Xi


If your chapter has a video and it's not on this list, please post it to the Facebook group and/or email us a link at


Phi Rho's 2017 Homecoming Royalty

You might have seen our posts on social media, but today we're sharing some of our sisters who became royalty this past semester. Phi Sigma Rho had a few sisters who won homecoming titles at their respective schools, and we want to highlight these sisters with you

Feel free to share any we might have missed by emailing


Cayla Castells, Penn State - Lambda Chapter

Homecoming Queen


Fatema Janoowala, Houston - Upsilon Chapter

Homecoming Queen


Morganne Veal, Howard - Phi Chapter

Winner of the Miss College of Engineering and Architecture Pageant, Serving on Howard's Royal Court


A Founder's Day Thank You

Thanks to you all, Founder's Day 2017 was a great success!

Thank you to everyone who planned and/or attended socials, spread the #phirholove, and shared your photos and posts with us using #itsabeautifulthingPRL.

All of us at Phi Sigma Rho are looking forward to what year 34 has in store!



Facebook Post from Abby

Video from Rashmi

Check out the video here.


National President’s Founders Day Letter

Read the Founders' Day letter from Mary McWilliams, the National President here.



Social Media Recap

Recruitment Videos

UC San Diego - Chi Chapter recruitment video here

Purdue, Alpha Chapter’s recruitment video here

Arizona, Alpha Kappa Chapter's recruitment video here


Check out #rushphirho for recruitment photos and updates


Abby and Rashmi loving the Phi Rho swag!


Phi Rho Connections


Phi Rho Love and Appreciation