Alpha Kappa Alpha
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., is an international service organization founded in 1908 on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC. It is the oldest Greek lettered organization founded by African American women. The purpose of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards; to promote unity and friendship among college women; to maintain a progressive interest in college life; and to be of service to all mankind. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Tau Beta chapter was chartered March 29, 2009 at Queens University of Charlotte. The chapter's current program initiatives are: Emerging Young Leaders; Health; Global Poverty; Economic Security; Social Injustice and Human Rights; and Internal Leadership Training.
Philanthropy: AKA gives back to various philanthropies including the American Heart Association. They also volunteer with local groups including the Carolina Panthers and the Charlotte Women's Business Organization.
Motto: "By culture and by merit"
Flower: Pink Tea Rose
Publication: The Ivy Leaf
Color: Salmon Pink and Apple Green
President: Ashleigh Patterson
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