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. 

Four women in pink jackets holding up AKA letters

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:

  • Mid-South Food Bank
  • HBCU for Life Fund
  • St. Jude Marathon
  • Tutor at the Learning Center

Chapter Contact: oxaka89@gmail.com

Social Media:

National website

Three women in red cardigans in the outdoors

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: February 4, 1990

Local Founding Date: January 13, 1913

Chapter Contact: dstrhogamma@gmail.com

Social Media:

National website

Several men, some wearing Alpha Phi Alpha letters

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

Five women wearing blue shirts and posing on top of blocks that read "nu phi"

Principles: Scholarship, Service, 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 

National/Regional Programs: 

  • Elder Care Initiative 
  • Stork’s Nest 
  • Zeta Prematurity Awareness Program (ZPAP) 
  • Adopt-A-School 
  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 
  • International Women of Color 
  • Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Chapter Contact: nuphi.zetas@gmail.com

Social media:

National website