Delta Upsilon - University of Kansas

Fall 2013 Newsletter

Kansas Chapter of Delta Upsilon at the University of Kansas

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The Sunflower A Publication of The Kansas Chapter of Delta Upsilon Fall 2013 Alumni Banquet Highlights Kansas DU Embraces Technology to Connect with You I n an effort to better connect with loyal and interested alumni, the undergraduate and alumni boards have recently enhanced technology capabilities to improve communications. Now you can enjoy the following features from DU's new and improved website, Grant Kaufman '92 presents Tom Rinehart '57 with the Dick Wintermote Lifetime Service Award for his generous financial support, leadership, and service to the Kansas Chapter of Delta Upsilon Fraternity. • Stay up-to-date on undergraduate and alumni news • Update your contact and profile information directly • Search our password protected online database for your long-lost brothers (password: Houston) • Submit career and life updates, including pictures • Make online contributions to the Kansas DU Educational Foundation safely and securely • Receive invitations and communication about Chapter activities via e-mail • Connect with brothers and participate in conversations via Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter Website: Facebook: Alumni of Kansas Chapter of Delta Upsilon LinkedIn: The Kansas Chapter of Delta Upsilon Twitter: @KansasDU DU alumni military veterans were honored at the alumni banquet. Kansas Chapter Starts Out Strong Housemother Judy Carpenter Shares DU History with New Members W e are into another excellent year. While there is abundant playfulness in this crowd, there is also much evidence of serious studying and ambition. From what some of the more senior alumni have told me about Kansas DU as they knew it, today's guys are continuing in the essence of that tradition. Friends of Tom Rinehart '57 gather for the dedication of the Thomas H. Rinehart Educational Wing. I did a couple of things with the new members that may interest you. The first involved Lawrence history: we started by discussing the origin of the Border Wars as shown in the picture of Quantrill's Irregulars being chased by Union Army Jayhawkers, which Pat Bolen '58 gave the Chapter a few years ago. Then we went to the cemeteries on the east side of Lawrence to visit the graves of Quantrill's 200+ victims and the graves of James Naismith and Phog Allen. (Continued on page 4)

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