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National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
Lander has 5 of the Divine Nine historically African-American sororities and fraternities on campus. This council works to promote academic excellence, service to Lander, Greenwood, and greater communities, and to foster positive relations among the NPHC Greeks as well as all Greeks on campus. This council sponsors several step and stroll competitions throughout the school year. Lander’s chapters include:
Alpha Kappa Alpha
Click here for AKA's national home page
Nickname - AKA's
Founded - January 15, 1908 at Howard University, Washington, DC
Colors - Salmon Pink and Apple Green
Flower - Pink Tea Rose
Mascot - N/A
Magazine - Ivy Leaf
Philanthropies - Meg's House, Coat Drive, Brewer Middle School Tutoring, Economic Empowerment, Adopt - A - Highway
Quick Facts - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. is the first African American Greek Sorority founded.
Delta Sigma Theta
Delta Sigma Theta's home page
Nickname - Delta's or DST
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Founded - January 13, 1913, Howard University, Washington D.C.
Colors - Crimson and Cream
Flower - Violet
Mascot - N/A
Magazine - Delta
Philanthropies - Involved with Habitat for Humanity, South Carolina Adopt-A-Highway, Walk America: Breast Cancer Relay for Life, Adopt-An-Elderly, Adopt-A-Family, Voter's Registration
Quick Facts - Sponsors lectures and awareness seminars on Lupus, Breast Cancer, diabetes, self-esteem, sexually transmitted diseases, and black awareness. Participate in Women¹s History Month. Jabberwock Pageant, Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy, Mr. Delta Sigma Theta Pageant, sponsored Crimson & Cream Scholarship Ball with Kappa Alpha Psi.
Kappa Alpha Psi
Click here for Kappa Alpha Psi home-page
Nickname - Nupes
Founded - January 5, 1911, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Colors - Crimson and Creme
Flower - Red Carnation
Magazine - The Kappa Alpha Psi Journal
Philanthropies - The Guide Right Program (the National Service Program), The Kappa League, Holiday Toy, March of Dimes, Food Donations, Adopt-A-Highway.
Quick Facts - Date Rape Lectures, Scholarships for High School graduates, Golf tournaments, 3 on 3 basketball tournaments.
Zeta Phi Beta
Nickname - Zeta's
Founded - January 16, 1920, Howard University, Washington D.C.
Colors - Royal Blue and White
Flower - White Rose
Mascot - Dove
Magazine - The Archonian
Philanthropies - Stork's nest, March of Dimes, Z.A.D. (Zetas Against Drugs), Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship Fund, NAACP
Quick Facts - First and only official Greek-letter organization constitutionally bound to brother fraternity, Phi Beta Sigma. Encourage the highest standards of scholarship through cultural and educational programs, promote service projects on campus and in the community and exemplify the ideal of finer womanhood.
Phi Beta Sigma
Founded- January 9, 1914 at Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Colors- Royal Blue and Pure White
Flower- White Carnation
Symbol - Dove
Magazine- The Crescent Magazine
Philanthropies- Project Hope, AIDS/HIV Epidemic, March of Dimes, Project Seed, Project Vote, American Cancer Society, Living Well Brother to Brother
Quick Facts- An international organization comprised of 150,000 college-educated men, focuses on issues that impact the youth and our communities.
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