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ABOUT US

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OMEGA PSI PHI 

HISTORY

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is the first international fraternal organization founded on the campus of a historically black college.

Thirkield Hall at Howard University is the Birthplace of Omega.

 

The Founders were three undergraduates -- Edgar Amos Love, Oscar James Cooper and Frank Coleman. Joining them was their faculty adviser, Dr. Ernest Everett Just.

Motto: "Friendship is Essential to the Soul"

Cardinal Principles: Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance and Uplift.

INTERNATIONALLY
MANDATED PROGRAMS

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TALENT 

HUNT

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Provides exposure, encouragement and financial assistance to talented young people participating in the performing arts. Winners are awarded recognition and may be given college scholarships.

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SCHOLARSHIP

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Promotes academic excellence among the undergraduate members. Graduate chapters provide financial assistance to student members and non-members.

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HEALTH INITIATIVES

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Chapters facilitate, participate and coordinate activities that promote good health practices. Some of the programs are the Charles Drew Blood Drive and partnership with the American Diabetes Association.

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ACHIEVEMENT

WEEK

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Observed each November and is designed to recognize those individuals at the local and international levels who have contributed to community uplift. A High School Essay Contest is to be held in conjunction with Achievement Week.

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