Fraternities

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.– Upsilon Xi (ΥΞ)

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 and Old Gold

Chapter Founded: 2013

Contact Person: Tyrik Marshall tmars3@uis.edu

UIS Connection: 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 Fraternity, Inc. – 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 and Pure White

Chapter Founded: 1980

Contact Person: Carl Burts cburt7@uis.edu

UIS Connection: 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 Fraternity – 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

Chapter Founded: October 11, 2014

Contact Person: Jarrod Knapper knapper2@uis.edu

Nationally Founded: March 17, 1906

National Website: https://www.phikappatau.org/

National Phone: (800)-PKT-1906


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, sigma-lambdaopportunity, 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 and Pure White

Colony Founded: December 03, 2016

Contact Person: Nathan Cooper nlcoope2@uis.edu

UIS Connection: https://uisconnection.uis.edu/organization/sigmalambdabeta

Nationally Founded: April 4, 1986

National Website: http://sigmalambdabeta.com/

National Phone: (319) 242-7540