ΟΗΛ Chapter Profile

  • Alpha Phi Alpha - Omicron Eta Lambda

    Addresses

    PO Box 1844

    Washington, DC 20013

    United States

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    Summary

    Alpha Phi Alpha, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African-Americans, was founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by seven college men who recognized the need for a strong bond of Brotherhood among African descendants in this country. The visionary founders, known as the “Jewels” of the Fraternity, are Henry Arthur Callis, Charles Henry Chapman, Eugene Kinckle Jones, George Biddle Kelley, Nathaniel Allison Murray, Robert Harold Ogle, and Vertner Woodson Tandy.

     

    Mission

    Omicron Eta Lambda Chapter is a leading service organization dedicated to fostering a sense of “brotherhood” among its members and providing quality community outreach projects/activities. We will achieve these goals by continuing to facilitate the internal and external interaction of its members in order to further enhance “brotherhood” and maintain strong membership participation in chapter projects and programs.

    Website

    http://ohlalpha1906.com

     

    Inter / National Website

    http://www.alpha-phi-alpha.com


    Meetings

    Chapter Meetings are held the 3rd Friday (September - June) in Lecture Hall 6 on the 2nd Floor of the R. A. Dixon Building, College of Dentistry, 600 W Street NW on the campus of Howard University. Repast is at 6:30pm and the meeting follows at 7:06pm. All members of Alpha Phi Alpha in good standing are invited to attend.

    Chartered

    September 1, 1985

    Key #618


    Philanthropy

    In keeping with the organization’s principles, the Omicron Eta Lambda Charitable Foundation annually awards several scholarships of up to $4,000 to eligible senior high school male students enrolled in District of Columbia public schools. The scholarship is named in honor of one of the seven founders of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Nathaniel A. Murray, who was a teacher at Armstrong Vocational High School in the District of Columbia.