From a time when achievement was rare, and succeeding among minority was minuscule, a sense of order was needed. During this time Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated came into the world, bringing core values and achievement. Within the five objectives Kappa Alpha Psi showcases the distinction of itself from other fraternities. The founding fathers had the desire to shape a unique group personality different from the other greek letter college organizations, around the idea of achievement. When achievement was mainly concerned with improvement of personal status, security, and meeting the demands of everyday living the founders of the fraternity envisioned something bigger. Thus bringing about the Five Objectives that men of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated live by and exemplify on a day to day basis showcasing Achievement in every field of human endeavor.
Originally, I had the common misconception that fraternities solely focused on parties, drinking and their social status. As I further researched the founding principles of Alpha Phi Alpha I became aware they collectively prioritize scholarship, fellowship, good character, and the uplifting of humanity. Alpha Phi Alpha is
I absolutely believe that my tenacity and commitment to do research about the fraternity gave me a better understanding of what it means to be a man of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. While doing extensive enquiry about the fraternity I sprawled across all of the amazing leaders that have been granted access into Alpha Land. For example, Martin Luther King Jr. and Whitney Young were at the forefront of the civil rights movement and were leaders of their generation. They stood for what the seven Jewels fought for at Cornell University. They wanted change for the African American community
ice President/Head New Member Educator, Gamma Eta Sorority, Inc. – Gamma Chapter, University of Arkansas ● Directed educational and social activities to initiate new members participation ● Guided new members in developing time management and organizational skills to enable them to be active and effective members of the organization ● Planned educational program to inform students of sexual assault and sexual assault awareness March 2014 – March 2015 Regional Leadership Conference Chairperson, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) ● Developed and executed the NSBE Region 5 Regional Leadership Conference in order to help student officers prepare for leadership positions in their respective student chapters ● Generated a schedule of daily
My most meaningful moment in Gamma Phi Beta was the day I was elected Chapter President. Throughout my life, I have never been very confident in myself or my abilities. During the whole election process, I was expressing a lot of self doubt. I didn’t know if I could hold a position, let alone help lead our chapter. My hesitation soon disappeared when my sisters wanted me to become president. Without my sisters supporting me and encouraging me, I would not be as a happy as I am, nor would I be as confident as I am today. Gamma Phi Beta has given me so many meaningful memories, but the most important thing that Gamma Phi beta has given me is confidence in
During my sophomore year at Miami Dade College, I decided to run as the President of Phi Beta Lambda, which alongside Future Business Leaders of America is considered the largest career student organization in the world. I had the purpose of reaching and encouraging students, including Biology, Engineering, and Journalism majors to take advantage of the wonderful opportunities that this organization offers every year. However, in order to do a successful job, I had to work as a team player alongside my club’s advisor and the rest of the officers. Our major project was to make the state and national conferences affordable to a broader range of students and prepared them for the competitive events.
Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Incorporated purpose is to be of service to all mankind dealing with critical issues in communities domestically and internationally. What I have grown to understand an envision a woman of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated to be, I accredit largely to the ladies of the Gamma Theta chapter. This has the result of attending many of the chapter’s events during my time at Hampton thus far. One of my favorite events was a screening of a documentary Girls Rising. I learned to appreciate every opportunity to learn and gain knowledge because in some parts of the world girls are restricted from receiving an education. A
While conducting research on the partnered sororities of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, I discovered particularly fascinating attributes associated with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. What fascinated me the most was the sorority’s distinct dedication to education, sisterhood, mentorship, and international service. I desire membership of the first organization people look to for help; that is Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. This sorority has made its way relevant from 1908 to modern day and progressively moving forward. I want to be able to say the same thing about myself.
When becoming an Alum of the best university, Oklahoma State University, I want to continue to support the university that helped to further my future. Spreading the word of the opportunities that Oklahoma State offers has a large impact on the number of students that attend this university. I plan to let many potential students know what this college has done and continues to do for me. I would love to see that Alpha Zeta has a large role in campus activities, and continues to grow membership each year. With a large student involvement, and respect among campus this organization has only a bright
Pursuing the dream of obtaining membership into the First Intercollegiate Greek Fraternity for African Americans, Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc. is one of very few ultimate goals in my life. An organization that was founded to stimulate the ambitions of its members and prepare them for great usefulness within the community has since become one of the most well respected organizations in America. Over one hundred years later, the pivotal movement in 1906 has spread to over the entire country in different collegiate chapters and cities across America and the impact has been tremendous. Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc. was vaguely introduced to me as a child but it did not take effect until I started school at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Politicians on both local and national scale are alumni of ΦΘΚ, as are performers such as Trisha Yearwood and Sela Wood, authors like Wes Moore and Steven Whitehurst and even Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise. The Alumni Associations of each chapter are expansive and allow you to see just some of the successes that members in the past have experienced thanks in part to Phi Theta Kappa.
HCC's Omega Sigma chapter recently won two Awards of Merit at the Phi Theta Kappa-Texas Regional conference. Both their community service College Project and Honors in Action research project were recognized.
Pursuing the dream of obtaining membership into the First Intercollegiate Greek Fraternity for African Americans, Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc. is one of very few ultimate goals in my life. An organization that was founded to stimulate the ambitions of its members and prepare them for great usefulness within the community has since become one of the most well respected organizations in America. Over one hundred years later, the pivotal movement in 1906 has spread to over the entire country in different collegiate chapters and cities across America and the impact has been tremendous. To some individuals, I was considered very lucky to be reared in the upbringing I experienced. But in my eyes it was a double edged sword.
The purpose of Alpha Kappa Alpha is to promote leadership, knowledge, and service not only among our community, but within the world. I believe that participation and unity is the key that opens the doors to this sorority. Alpha Kappa Alpha has the aspiration to change the lives of many while creating positive bonds that last a lifetime. As a college student, I have been very active in my community within the last four years. I am currently a part of many organizations that display acts of community service: Francis Marion Diplomats , where we provided knowledge and understanding to upcoming students of the university on the insights of our school and how her or she can impact their surroundings; Francis Marion Sociology club volunteering: