Lambda Epsilon Omega Chapter Celebrates 107 Years of Sisterhood & Supreme Service
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated is the first sorority established and incorporated by African-American college women. The sorority was founded on January 15, 1908, at Howard University in Washington, D.C., by a group of sixteen women, led by Ethel Hedgeman Lyle. Alpha Kappa Alpha was later incorporated on January 29, 1913. Alpha Kappa Alpha’s mission is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of “Service to All Mankind”. Since its Founding, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. has grown into an international organization of over 265,000 members in ten regions and over 900 chapters in 42 states, the District of Columbia, the US Virgin Islands, the Bahamas, Germany, Africa, South Korea, Japan, Canada, and on the continent of Africa. The current International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha is Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson and her 2014-2018 Program theme is “Launching New Dimensions of Service.” The program features five target areas:
- Educational Enrichment
- Health Promotion
- Family Strengthening
- Environmental Ownership
- Global Impact
Lambda Epsilon Omega Chapter celebrates the 107th Founders Day of our Illustrious Sisterhood. Wishing a Happy Founders Day to all sorors!