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Greetings from the Rho Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

     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 American collegiate men. The Fraternity intitially served as a study and support group for minority students who faced racial prejudice, both educationally and socially, at Cornell.

     The Rho Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. continues to hold high the fraternity's aims of manly deeds, scholarship, and love for all mankind on Loyola University's Campus. 

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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. was founded on December 4,1906 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Alpha Phi Alpha is the first collegiate, Greek-letter fraternity established for men of African-American descent. More than 150,000 men have been initiated into the fraternity since it's founding.

Category

Greek - Fraternities

Faculty/ Staff Advisor First and Last Name

Robert Reed

Date Organization Established at Loyola University New Orleans

November 10, 1988