National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is the governing body for Rhodes' nine Historically African American letter sororities and fraternities. 

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Mission:

The purpose of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of service to all mankind. 

Chapter Name: Omicron Chi

National Founding Date: January 15, 1908

Local Founding Date: December 10, 1989

Philanthropy:

  • HBCU for Life: A Call to Action
  • Women's Healthcare and Wellness
  • Building Your Economic Legacy
  • The Arts!
  • Global Impact

Chapter Contact: President: Kennedi Fitts
                               Advisor: Katrinna Matthews

Chapter Email: oxaka89@gmail.com

Social Media:

National website

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Mission:

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is an organization of college educated women committed to the constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the black community.

Chapter Name: Rho Gamma

National Founding Date: January 13, 1913

Local Founding Date: February 4, 1990

Chapter Contact: dstrhogammachapter@gmail.com

Social Media:

National website

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Mission:

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. develops leaders, promotes brotherhood & academic excellence while providing service and advocacy for our communities.

Aims: Manly Deeds, Scholarship, & Love for All Mankind.

Motto: First of All, Servants of All, We Shall Transcend All!

Values/Objective:

The objective of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. is to stimulate the ambition of its members; To prepare them for the greatest causes of humanity, dignity and freedom of the individual; To encourage the highest and noblest form of manhood and; To aid down-trodden humanity in its efforts to achieve higher social, economic and intellectual status.

Founding Date:

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. was founded on Tuesday December 4, 1906 at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.

Charter Day:

The Nu Eta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. was chartered on Tuesday September 15, 1977 at Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee.

Re-Charter Day:

The Nu Eta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. was rechartered on Sunday April 14, 2013.

National Programs:

  • My Brother’s Keeper
  • A Voteless People is a Hopeless People
  • Go to High School Go to College
  • Project Alpha

Chapter Contact: nueta1906@gmail.com

Social media:

National website

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Mission: The purpose of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated is to foster the ideas of service, charity, scholarship, civil and cultural endeavors, sisterhood and finer womanhood.

Chapter Name: Nu Phi Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. 

Founders’ Day: January 16th, 1920 

Charter Day: November 2nd, 2018 

Philanthropy: 

  • Stork’s Nest
    A cooperative project of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated and the March of Dimes Foundation that aims to increase the number of women receiving early and regular prenatal care in an effort to prevent pregnancy complications.

  • GET ENGAGED
    A social action program that aims to get sisters out there to take actions against injustice in our society.

  • Z-HOPE (Zetas Helping Other People Excel)
    An interactive holistic multidimensional outreach program designed to enhance, cultivate, and empower participants to develop health promoting lifestyle choices across the lifespan.

Chapter Contact: President: Jackie Jiang
                               Advisor: Jamillah Hill
                               Chapter Email: nuphi.zetas@gmail.com

Social media:

National website

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Mission: It is the mission of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. to enhance the quality of life for women and their families in the U.S. and globally through community service, civil, and social action. Our goal is to achieve greater progress in the areas of education, health awareness, and leadership development. Our members, affiliates, staff, and community partners work to create and support initiatives that align with our vision.

Chapter Name: Omicron Xi

Founders’ Day: November 12, 1922

Charter Day: October 3, 1998

Philanthropy: 

  • Operation BigBookBag
  • Women’s Wellness Initiative
  • Swim 1922 in Partnership with USA Swimming
  • Project Cradle Care
  • Annual Youth Symposium

     

Chapter Contact: omicronxi98@gmail.com

Social media:

National website