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  Xi Lambda Lambda
 

History of Xi Lambda Lambda

Xi Lambda Lambda Chapter was founded in Pomona , New York ( Rockland County ) on September 25, 2003 by a group of graduate and professional men. They had a vision of organizing a chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc which would serve the growing county and community.

On September 3, 2003 the application process for the chapter charter was completed and mailed to the Second District Representative, Brother Benjamin Jeffers. The application was then presented to the Supreme Council during an economic conference in Washington , D.C.
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  Xi Phi
  xiphi History of Xi Phi

Xi Phi Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity's oldest graduate chapter in New York City, was founded on November 11, 1926, by a group of graduate and professional men. Such notables as Richard E. Carey, Langston Hughes, Nathaniel Burwell and Judge Dennis Edwards, just to name a few, were dedicated to Omega's cardinal principles.   In 1982, with approximately 25 Brothers, Xi Phi was reactivated with the intent to re-establish the Chapter as a viable force in New York City and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

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  Omicron Iota
 

History of Omicron Iota

On April 19, 1946 a charter was issued to the Omicron Iota Chapter of Westchester County. The charter members were Errold J. Collymore, Marcellus H. Goff, Neslie D. Gunthrope, Clarence M. Long, Malvin J. Proctor, Leon W. Scott, Roscoe C. Ward and Arthur M. Williams.

Since its formation the Chapter has participated fully in all district and national programs. In 1967 it was the motivating force in establishing a chapter at Columbia

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  Beta Alpha Alpha
 

History of Beta Alpha Alpha

Beta Alpha Alpha Chapter was founded on September 18, 1978 in White Plains , New York . The Chapter consists of college educated and professional men from the Westchester and Rockland county areas who are dedicated to assisting college bound African-Americans through scholarship, social action and community involvement programs. The chapter operates several programs in accordance with Omega Psi Phi Fraternity's national initiatives as well as some of its own creation. These include: an annual Essay Contest, a Mentorship Experience and an annual local Talent Hunt Program where area high school students can demonstrate their artistic capabilities.
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  Alpha Upsilon
 

History of Alpha Upsilon

Under the leadership of the Second District Representative, Mifflin T. Gibbs, Alpha Upsilon Chapter (Brooklyn Omega) was founded on October 1st, 1949. Thirty-eight distinguished graduate Brothers from Zeta Psi Chapter were selected to be the charter members of Alpha Upsilon. These Men, who were already prominent leaders in Omega and the community at large, founded Alpha Upsilon with the vision of the Chapter serving as a beacon, emitting an intense inspirational beam of light fully illuminating the road to true Brotherhood. The charter members of Alpha Upsilon Chapter are:

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  Nu Tau
 

History of Nu Tau

Nu Tau chapter was granted a charter during the latter part of 1959. (The official fraternity history book cites 1960 as the charter year.)  There were originally eight charter members:
Dr. Edmund Oneal, Sr. (deceased)
Dr. Joseph Brawley Robinson (deceased)
Emile Drysdale
Don White
Dr. Sam Jefferson
Earle Goodwin (deceased)
Ralph Mason
Ignatius Collier
The original impetus for starting a chapter in Albany came from the commonly shared interest and concerns of these eight men; particularly in the area of social participation. Meetings were initially conducted on a monthly

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  Chi Rho
 

History of Chi Rho

Chi Rho Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated was founded to allow unaffiliated Omega men of Long Island to the opportunity to fellowship and collectively extend the fraternity message of service and commitment to our cardinal principles of Manhood , Scholarship , Perserverance and Uplift . On August 11, 1965, the Chapter Charter for CHI RHO Chapter was signed by the Supreme Council of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

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  Epsilon
 

History of Epsilon

On Friday April 18, 1919, The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity bestowed upon New York City its fifth chapter. On that day, Epsilon Chapter was born. Epsilon Chapter was chartered for students attending Columbia, NYU, CCNY, as well as the other institutions of Higher Learning in New York City. At the home of Brother A. Merral Willis located on 24 W. 140 th Street, five Omega Men gathered as the Charter Members of Epsilon Chapter. They were Brothers A. Merral Willis (Charter member of Beta Chapter), Raymond George
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  Psi Lambda Lambda
 

History of Psi Lambda Lambda

Psi Lambda Lambda Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. was chartered January 20, 2005 in New York City . The Chartering Ceremony was held on March 19, 2005 at the historic St. James Presbyterian Church in Harlem , N.Y. Psi Lambda Lambda was chartered by thirty-eight Omega Men, of which nineteen have life membership.

As its inaugural venture, the Chapter sponsored a theater party. We participate in the Mentoring Program of the Eagle Academy . Also, we served as volunteers at the Supplementary Education Expo. The Chapter sponsored fundraisers that support our Scholarship Fund. We conducted a shoe drive for the Etu Evans
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  Upsilon Tau
 

History of Upsilon Tau

Upsilon Tau Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. received its charter in 1959, in the city of Poughkeepsie , NY. The Charter Members were as follows:
Arthur Ted Brown; Samuel C. Coleman; Dr. Chandler Gibbs; Julius S. McClain; Robert Moody; Booker Pierce; John Revis and Sherwood Thompson

The chapter serves the areas of Dutchess, Orange , and Ulster Counties . Many of its members are graduates of historically black colleges and have gravitated to the Mid-Hudson Valley as a result of business and employment opportunities.

Over the years Upsilon Tau Chapter has
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  Zeta Psi
 

History of Zeta Psi

On December 24, 1924, while on winter recess, Alpha Chapter undergraduates and neophytes Henry Randolph Jackson (Alpha 1924) of Brooklyn, New York and Percival E. Newbie (Alpha 1924) Brooklyn, New York, along with Stanley M. Douglass (Alpha Chapter 1915), Editor of the Oracle and Gerald Seon (Epsilon Chapter 1922), spearheaded the foundingFirst Draft / September 2009 ( Zeta Psi Brothers Only) of Zeta Psi Chapter in the home of Percival Newbie, where high school student Eddie Taylor had lived after being taken in by the Newbie family.

On Dec 27, 1924, Zeta Psi initiated its charter line: Charles Dickey (CCNY);
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  Kappa Omicron
  History of Kappa Omicron

At a meeting in the home of Brother Harry Denny, Jr. in early 1948, it was decided that there was a need for a new Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Chapter in New York City . Brothers Denny, Jr., Howard Day, Herschel "Ripp" Day, Bertrand W. Green, Augustus Jenkins, Harry Jefferson, and Clarence Lee, all men of attainment, same ideas of fellowship, scholarship, and manhood undertook the task of building a new chapter.

On September 25, 1948, on a night described as bright with the stars clearly visible, a dream came true. Kappa Omicron became the one hundredth star in the Omega constellation.
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  Nu Omicron
 

History of Nu Omicron

The origins of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated, Nu Omicron Chapter began on March 13, 1947 in the home of one of our fraternity founders, the honorable Brother and Bishop Edgar A. Love. An informal meeting was called for the purpose of discussing the possibility of establishing a chapter of the fraternity in the Jamaica section of Queens. The Brothers in attendance at this historical meeting were: Westervelt Taylor, Samuel F. Scott, Archie S. Drew, William H. Pleasants, Eugene G. Brandon,

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  Sigma Beta Beta
 

History of Sigma Beta Beta

The Sigma Beta Beta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. has been in existence since 1983. The chapter was chartered on April 24, 1983 with 22 original charter members. Bro. Otis O. Hill, Ed.D. was elected the chapter's first Basileus. Our first official chapter meeting was held on May 17, 1983 at the Harold T. Walker Memorial Park in Lakeview, New York.

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  Omicroni
  History of Omicron

Originally Chartered in 1921 at Gammon Theological Seminary in Atlanta, Georgia, The Omicron Chapter was relocated to Columbia University in New York City in 1968. On November 5, 2010, Omicron was revitalized after 15+ years of inactivity. The Omicron Chapter now serves the Columbia University community as well as the New York City Community at large.
 
  Iota Xi
  History of Iota Xi
 
  Phi Nu
  History of Phi Nu  
  Upsilon Mu
       
       
 
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