Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Psi Chi joins fight against Cystic Fibrosis

On June 1 of this year, the first-ever SUNY New Paltz team will march in the Bowdoin Park "Great Strides" walkathon against a devastating and prevalent illness: Cystic Fibrosis. Our own Psi Chi chapter - led by Heather Mangione - will play a major role in this endeavor. Psychology department faculty member, Glenn Geher, is serving as the team leader.

To join this team (or to donate money to this cause), please visit Glenn's website ( which has a link for this event - or you can paste the following into your browser (it needs to be pasted in two parts):

The weather on June 1 should be great!

Our team, "Hawks for Eamonn," is named for 2-year old Eamonn Rynne, whose dad, Austin, is an MBA student at New Paltz and whose mom, Marcy, teaches a fitness class here. Eamonn was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis immediately after birth. For more information, don't hesitate to contact Glenn ( or Heather (

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