The Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity's coat of arms means "Achievement In Every Field Of Human Endeavor." Elder Watson Diggs, John Milton Lee and Byron Kenneth Armstrong are generally credited with developing the coat of arms motto while they were attending Indiana University at Bloomington, Ind.Know More
The fraternity's coat of arms was developed after soliciting the help of a professor of Greek art at Indiana Technical College. Founded in 1911, Kappa Alpha Psi is a college fraternity having undergraduate and alumni chapters throughout the United States. It is one of the first college fraternities founded by black males in the United States.
The fraternity is proud that it has never excluded a man from membership based on color, creed or national origin. Elder Watson Diggs served as the fraternity's grand polemarch for the fraternity's first six years. As is indicated by its coat of arms, the fraternity's main purpose is to foster achievement, culture, patriotism and honor in its members.Learn more about Colleges & Universities
The ivy leaf of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority represents strong and lasting friendship. The association comes from the ivy leaf's ability to attach to rocky terrain and still thrive.Full Answer >
The average membership intake process for African American Greek organizations like Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) averages 6 to 8 weeks according to "The Root." The official process is unknown since the process differs from campus to campus. One example is the University of South Carolina; its National Pan Hellenic Council states its members' intake process may take up to a semester.Full Answer >
Phi Theta Kappa is the official honor society of two-year colleges and academic programs. It includes community and junior colleges in the United States, Canada, Germany, Republic of Palau, United Arab Emirates and the Federated States of Micronesia.Full Answer >
Alpha Sigma Phi, also known as Alpha Sig, is a college fraternity that is the 10th oldest college fraternity in the United States. It was founded by Louis Manigault, Stephen Ormsby Rhea and Horace Spangler Weiser at Yale University in 1845.Full Answer >