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Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

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CategoryOmega Phi Psi, Fraternity Inc. || Alpha Mu Chapter
National FoundingNovember 17th, 1911
Chapter FoundingAugust 11th, 1981
ColorsRoyal Purple and Old Gold
Open MottoFriendship is Essential to the Soul
PresidentOmari Porter
Recruitment ChairJustin Jasper (
AdvisorWesley Griener
Social MediaInstagram, Website

About Us

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., established as the first international fraternal organization on the campus of a historically black college, was founded on a Friday evening, November 17, 1911. This effort was led by three Howard University undergraduate students: Edgar A. Love, Oscar J. Cooper, and Frank Coleman. With the guidance of their faculty advisor, Professor Ernest E. Just, these individuals laid the foundation for what would become a beacon for a strong and effective force of men. The name Omega Psi Phi, derived from the initials of the Greek phrase meaning “friendship is essential to the soul,” encapsulates the essence of the fraternity’s mission. Members are committed to lifting their communities as they climb, embodying the fraternity’s cardinal principles of Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance, and Uplift.