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Original, by definition, means pertaining to the Source.
Well when you speak of the Original Woman
You are speaking of me, of course.
See I am the AKA, the First and Finest for All to Behold
I change Black Women to Black Pearls, I am 105 years old
By merit and by culture is the motivation behind my
An Alpha Kappa Alpha woman will always "Walk with
You see, being the Original Woman is not my only claim to
Service to all Mankind is our most esteemed aim
I am the Original, giving consistently of myself
Addressing pertinent issues, from AKAdemics to good
Who made a commitment to do good.
A commitment to my people
And my Sisterhood
I am the hope and the dream of the impoverished and unclean.
When I grace the room you know the Pink and Green is on
the scene.
I am intelligent, beautiful, finest yet sophisticated.
A strong black woman, college trained and widely
One time originated, three times imitated,
but never, ever duplicated,
I represent Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated!

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Portal Information


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908. It is the oldest Greek-lettered organization established by African-American college-educated women.

Alpha Kappa Alpha is comprised of a nucleus of 260,000 members in graduate and undergraduate chapters in the United States, the U. S. Virgin Islands, the Caribbean, Canada, Japan, Germany, Korea and on the continent of Africa.

Its membership is comprised of distinguished women who boast excellent academic records, proven leadership skills, and are involved in the global community through advocacy and service. Alpha Kappa Alpha has dedicated itself to improving the quality of life for citizens worldwide and promoting peace.



Organization's Email Address
President's Name

This person is the leader of your organization regardless of the title used. They are ultimately responsible for the organization. This person will become a member of the President's Circle and receive information for org Presidents.

Taylor Shackelford

President's Email

Must be a BOBCATS.GCSU.EDU email address.

Treasurer's Name

This is the person who will handle all financial related matters for the organizations. They will become a member of the Treasurer's Circle and receive information related to finances.

Clarissa Bacon

Treasurer's Email

Must be a BOBCATS.GCSU.EDU email address.

Community Service Contact Person

Please provide a contact who will receive valuable information about community service / volunteerism information. This information will be shared with The GIVE Center. The GIVE Center works directly with student organizations on their service initiatives. Please make sure this person is interested in service. They will become a member of the Service Circle and receive information related to service opportunities.

Clarissa Bacon

Community Service Person's Email Address

Must be a BOBCATS.GCSU.EDU email address.

Name of OrgSync Portal Administrator

You must designate a contact person who will be managing your OrgSync portal. This person will become a member of the Admin's Circle and receive communications about trainings and requirements for student organizations related to OrgSync. This should be a student, not an organization advisor.

Taylor Shackelford

OrgSync Portal Admin's Email

Must be an BOBCATS.GCSU.EDU email address.

On-Campus Advisor's Name

All orgs are required to have an on-campus advisor.

Wanda Johnson

On-Campus Advisor's Email

The person listed will receive an email to verify their acceptance of the advisor role. You MUST ensure that this email address is typed correctly or your renewal will be delayed. Must be a GCSU.EDU email address.

On-Campus Advisor's Title and Department

Academic Advisor III

Off-Campus Advisor's Name, If Applicable

Some organizations have off-campus advisors such as fraternities, sororities, and religious organizations. ALL ORGS MUST HAVE AN ON-CAMPUS ADVISOR, but may not have an off-campus advisor.

Tracy Butts

Off-Campus Advisor's Email