Social Fraternities and Soroities

Fraternities

Alpha Phi Alpha

The objective of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is to stimulate the ambition of its members; to prepare them for the greatest usefulness in the causes of humanity, freedom and dignity of the individual; to encourage the highest and noblest form of manhood; and to aid down-trodden humanity in its efforts to achieve higher social, economic and intellectual status.

Kappa Alpha Psi

The objectives of Kappa Alpha Psi are to unite college men of culture, patriotism and honor in bond of fraternity; to encourage honorable achievement in every field of human endeavor; to promote the spiritual, social, intellectual and moral welfare of members; to assist the aims and purposes of colleges and universities; and to inspire service in the public interest.

Kappa Sigma

Kappa Sigma is a men’s college fraternity. Its goals are many, but all center on the promotion of friendship, loyalty and brotherhood feeling. The objective of thi organization is to excel in all phases of fraternity and student activities at Henderson State University. To fulfill this objective, the development of scholarship, leadership, community service, social graces, and cultural awareness are encouraged and stressed.

Omega Psi Phi

The purpose of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is to bring a union of college men of similar high ideals of scholarship and manhood in order to: stimulate the attainment of ideas and ambitions of all its members; disseminate and inculcate those ideas among those with whom its members come in contact; cooperate with the school where its chapters may be located in fostering these ideas; occupy a progressive, helpful, and constructive role in the civil and political life of the community and the nation; prepare its members for greater usefulness in the causes of humanity, freedom, and dignity of their individuals; and aid down-trodden humanity in its efforts to achieve higher social, economic, and intellectual status.

Phi Beta Sigma

The vision of Phi Beta Sigma is about brotherhood, scholarship, and service grounded on the ideal of the fraternity existing as "a part" of the community and not "apart" from the community.

Phi Lambda Chi

The Mission of Phi Lambda Chi Fraternity is to help college men become outstanding citizens of solid principles, strong actions, and high character through their college days and for the rest of their lives. Phi Lambda Chi members believe as they become better brothers, they will become better men.

Sororities

Alpha Kappa Alpha

Alpha Kappa Alpha cultivates and encourages high scholastic and ethical standards, promotes unity and friendship among college women, alleviates problems concerning girls and women; maintains a progressive interest in college life, and serves all mankind through a nucleus of more than 140,000 women in over 860 chapters.

Alpha Sigma Alpha

Alpha Sigma Alpha is a women's organization that exists to promote high ideals and standards for its members throughout their lives by emphasizing balance among the four aims of intellectual, physical, spiritual, and social development.

Alpha Sigma Tau

Alpha Sigma Tau is a blend of distinctive hearts committed to the progress of mankind and the advancement of its members. Alpha Sigma Tau strives to help each member develop and unfold her true potential as an individual and as a member of a national network of diverse women.

Alpha Xi Delta

Alpha Xi Delta was founded in 1893 by 10 young women at Lombard College, Galesburg, Illinois, who shared a vision and a dream of a national organization dedicated to the personal growth of women. Alpha Xi Delta is proud of its rich history as one of the ten founding fraternities of the National Panhellenic Conference. It was Alpha Xi Delta's first NPC Chairman who wrote the Panhellenic Creed. Since that time more than 100 years ago, the spirit of Alpha Xi Delta has enriched the lives of thousands of women throughout the world with its emphasis on lifelong learning and lasting friendship.

Delta Sigma Theta

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is a non-profit Greek letter organization of college educated women committed to constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community. Although Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is predominantly an African American organization, membership is open to any woman that meets the membership requirements regardless of race, nationality, creed, or religion. Delta embraces a Five-Point Thrust: Economic development, Educational development, Political awareness and involvement, International awareness and involvement, and Physical and mental health.

Zeta Phi Beta

The purpose of Zeta Phi Beta is to encourage the highest standards of scholarship through scientific, literary, cultural, and educational programs; promote service projects on college campuses and in the community; foster sisterhood; and exemplify the ideal of Finer Womanhood. Founded on January 16, 1920, Zeta began as an idea conceived by five coeds at Howard University in Washington D.C. These five women, also known as the Five Pearls, dared to depart from the traditional coalitions for black women and sought to establish a new organization predicated on the precepts of Scholarship, Service, Sisterly Love and Finer Womanhood.