This campaign will broaden awareness about domestic violence on campuses and in communities. It will also raise funds for local domestic violence agencies that provide essential services to victims in their areas. Visit our Fraternities4Family page to learn more.
During the month of April, the fraternities at five North Carolina Universities listed on the right will compete to raise the most funds.
We need your help to make this a success! Spread the word by sharing a link using #fraternities4family so others can read about it, too. Your donations will make an important difference to victims who need support for a safe start to new lives.
Tammy Donald of the Durham Crisis Response Center talks to a WRAL reporter about the important work of Fraternities4Family.
Jake LaRoe, Interfraternity Council President at NC State in 2014, speaks about his involvement in Fraternities4Family, the impact it has had, and why such a campaign is essential to the campus community.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is the first international fraternal organization to be founded on the campus of a historically black college.
Omega Psi Phi was founded on November 17, 1911, at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The founders were three Howard University undergraduates, — Edgar Amos Love, Oscar James Cooper and Frank Coleman. Joining them was their faculty adviser, Dr. Ernest Everett Just.
From the initials of the Greek phrase meaning, “friendship is essential to the soul,” the name Omega Psi Phi was derived. That phrase was selected as the motto.
Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance and Uplift were adopted as Cardinal Principles.
Lambda Gamma Chapter History (ECSU)
Lambda Gamma Chapter founded: May 14th 1954
Founders: Dr. Arthur L Bagley (Pennsylvania, ’47 Mu chapter), Robert L. Vaughn (Virginia State,’46, Nu Psi Chapter)