Fraternities

Alpha Phi Alpha – Upsilon Xi (UX)

Alpha Phi Alpha

Alpha Phi Alpha (ΑΦΑ) is the first Black, Inter-Collegiate Greek-Lettered fraternity. Alpha Phi Alpha developed a model that was used by the many Black Greek Letter Organizations (BGLOs) that soon followed in its footsteps. It addresses social issues such as apartheid, AIDS, urban housing, and other economic, cultural, and political issues of interest to people of color. The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial and World Policy Council are programs of Alpha Phi Alpha. It also conducts philanthropic programming initiatives with March of Dimes, Head Start, Boy Scouts of America, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

Colors: Black, Old Gold
Symbols: Great Sphinx of Giza
Chapter Founded: 2013
Chapter Website:
Chapter Phone:
Chapter President: Anthony Boyd, aboyd8@uis.edu
UISConnection.uis.edu: https://uisconnection.uis.edu/organization/upxi2013
National Founded: December 4, 1906
National Website: http://www.alphaphialpha.net
National Phone: (410) 554-0040

Phi Beta Sigma – Mu Eta (MH)

Phi Beta Sigma

Phi Beta Sigma (ΦΒΣ) is a social/service collegiate and professional fraternity that exemplifies the ideals of Brotherhood, Scholarship and Service while taking an inclusive perspective to serving the community as opposed to having an exclusive purpose. The fraternity exceeded the prevailing models of Black Greek-Letter fraternal organizations by being the first to establish alumni chapters, to establish youth mentoring clubs, to establish a federal credit union, to establish chapters in Africa, and establish a collegiate chapter outside of the United States, and is the only fraternity to hold a constitutional bond with a predominantly African-American sorority, Zeta Phi Beta (ΖΦΒ)

Colors: Royal Blue, Pure White
Symbols: Dove
Chapter Founded: 1980
Chapter Website:
Chapter Phone:
Chapter President: Jovan Dean, jdean22@uis.edu
UISConnection.uis.edu: https://uisconnection.uis.edu/organization/mhsigmas
National Founded: January 9, 1914
National Website: http://www.phibetasigma1914.org/
National Phone: (202) 726 – 5434

Phi Kappa Tau – Zeta Zeta (ZZ)

Phi Kappa Tau

Phi Kappa Tau (ΦKT), otherwise known as “Phi Tau” is a U.S. national collegiate fraternity. Phi Kappa Tau is a non-profit social/service fraternity which emphasizes community service, philanthropy, and leadership opportunities. Further, Phi Tau was among the first fraternities to adopt an “Anti-Hazing” policy. The mission of Phi Kappa Tau is to champion a lifelong commitment to brotherhood, learning, ethical leadership, and exemplary character. The vision of Phi Kappa Tau is to be recognized as a leadership organization that binds men together and challenges them to improve their campuses and the world.

Colors: Harvard Red & Old Gold
Symbols:
Chapter Founded:
October 11, 2014
Chapter Website:
Chapter Phone:
Chapter President:
Paul Artis | parti2@uis.edu
Nationally Founded: March 17, 1906
National Website: https://www.phikappatau.org/
National Phone: (800)-PKT-1906

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Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc.

Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc. (ΣΛΒ) is the largest and fastest growing, Latino-based fraternity in the country. We believe in the ideals of fairness, opportunity, and equality of all men without regard to their race, culture, or ethnic background.  Our biggest goal is to see that all of society can realize the importance of these three ideals.  In order to achieve this goal, we all strive to model these behaviors and present ourselves in a gentlemanly and educated fashion. The mission of Sigma Lambda Beta is to nurture and further a dynamic values-based environment which utilizes our historically Latino-based fraternity as a catalyst to better serve the needs and wants of all people. The purpose of Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc., shall be primarily one of promoting Latino/Hispanic culture and standards of excellence in morality, ethics, and education. Further, the Fraternity shall work to better serve the needs and wants of all people by disseminating the diverse culture which we all share. Finally, the Fraternity shall maintain respect for the views of others through this tolerance, enhancing our understanding of one another, and thus bettering our community, our country, and the world.

Colors:  Royal Purple & Pure White
Symbols: White Stallion Mustang & Skull Key
Colony Founded:
  December 03, 2016
Chapter Website:
Chapter Phone:
Chapter President:
 Oscar Mercado, omerc2@uis.edu
Nationally Founded:  April 4, 1986
National Website:  http://sigmalambdabeta.com/
National Phone: (319) 242-7540