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It's All Greek To Me

Danielle Kloap

Around Campus Editor

Fraternities at UAM

   The University of Arkansas at Monticello currently has three Inter-Fraternity Council fraternities: Sigma Tau Gamma, Tau Kappa Epsilon and Phi Lambda Chi.

   Sigma Tau Gamma: Sigma Tau Gamma has 61 chapters and 6 colonies across the United States. They were founded in 1920 at Central Missouri State Teacher's College in Warrensburg, Mo.

   Tau Kappa Epsilon: Tau Kappa Epsilon was founded at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Ill., in 1899. They have 263 active chapters and colonies located throughout the United States and Canada.

   Phi Lambda Chi: The Alpha chapter was founded at Arkansas State Teacher's College in Conway, now the University of Central Arkansas, in 1939.  They currently have chapters in Arkansas and Oklahoma.

   UAM has four National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternities: Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Phi Beta Sigma and Omega Psi Phi.

   Alpha Phi Alpha: Alpha Phi Alpha was founded in 1906 at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y.  They have 686 active chapters located in the United States, Germany, Bermuda, Korea, the Virgin Islands, the Bahamas and Canada.

   Kappa Alpha Psi: Kappa Alpha Psi, founded in 1911 at Indiana University at Bloomington, Ind., has chapters across the United States.

   Phi Beta Sigma: Phi Beta Sigma was founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1914. They promote brotherhood, scholarship and service.

   Omega Psi Phi: Omega Psi Phi was founded in 1911 at Howard University in Washington, D.C. They have over 700 chapters.

   For more information about how to join one of these fraternities, please contact Lindsey Kight, director of Student Programs and Activities, at 460-1396 or kight@uamont.edu.   

 

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