BROTHERS OF AKPSI: Victoria Vo

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Major: Corporate Finance & Accounting
Hometown: Everett, MA
AKPsi Family: Fiesta Family
Pledge Class: Kappa, Spring 2016
Positions Held: Pledge Class President
Campus Involvement: Bentley Asian Student Association, Service-Learning, Bentley LEAD, Center for Women and Business Student Fellow

What motivates you through the hard times?
"My family and friends are what motivates me through hard times. Growing up, I was always a huge family person. I cherish my family immensely and know that I am so lucky to have such a caring and loving family. Although I only live about 30 minutes away from home, I don't go home often because I'm so busy with my different involvements on campus. But thankfully, Alpha Kappa Psi is my family away from home. I know that these brothers will always be there for me, through both the good times and the bad - and I could never thank them enough for that."





Fall 2015 in Review

This past fall semester was great one for our chapter. Along with initiating fifteen pledges as brothers this past week, the brotherhood has had a semester filled with interesting events to develop our professionalism as well as great events in which the brothers could bond together.

September and October included events such as the widely popular trip out to Shelburne Farms in Acton, MA for a cool autumn afternoon picking apples and enjoying the farm. We also participated in the “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” charity walk in Boston and we raised over $1,500 as a team. The brotherhood also began the semester with an incredible rush process from our rush heads and began the pledge process for the new Iota pledge class. 

Fall 2015 was also a great semester for professional development, including an incredible round-table discussion on leadership with the Director for The Center for Women and Business, Betsy Myers. The event taught the brothers how to effectively be a leader in today’s business environment, or in any organizational or personal setting. Our external committee also put on events such as a recruiter’s panel to ask questions about what companies are looking for in its candidates, as well as a roundtable discussion about personal finance and the importance of financial planning.

All in all, this past fall was a great semester for the brotherhood, both through our organized events and general brotherhood bonding. As we prepare for finals, we can look back and see all the great things the brotherhood has done!