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Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.


On Friday evening, November 17, 1911, three Howard University undergraduate students, with the assistance of their faculty adviser, gave birth to the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. Omega Psi Phi Fraternity is a professional organization of educated men with similar ideas and like attainments. The fraternity’s founders chose Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance and Uplift as the cardinal principles that every prospective candidate must possess.

Omega Psi Phi has more than 700 chapters with members engaged in various academic disciplines and professional endeavors. Omega has and will continue to impact the world in every profession and all walks of life.

Nickname: Que, Omega Man, and Men of Omega
Colors: Royal Purple and Old Gold
Flower: African Violet
Chapter: Rho Kappa Chapter #254
Nationally Founded: November 17, 1911 at Howard University in Washington, DC
Founded Locally: May 6, 1977

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Basileus (President): Marlon Hampton

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. National Website