News

Save The Date: Krimson & Kream at the Kasino on May 13, 2017 at the all new Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady,  NY.

 

The Fraternity and Chapter continues to mourn the loss of our beloved Brother Jeffrey Fryar.  God called Brother Fryar home on December 3, 2016.  His love for this fraternity was unwavered, having dedicated 15 spirited years as a member of the organization.

 

The 2015 Black and White Scholarship Ball held on May 2, 2015 was a huge success.  Close to $30,000 in scholarships and prizes awarded the last three years.

The Fraternity Giving Back -

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. raised over $1.5 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to help find cures and save children with pediatric cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

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History of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Kappa Alpha Psi , a college Fraternity, now comprised of functioning Undergraduate and Alumni Chapters on major campuses and in cities throughout the country, is the crystallization of a dream. It is the beautiful realization of a vision shared commonly by the late Revered Founders Elder Watson Diggs; John Milton Lee; Byron K. Armstrong; Guy Levis Grant; Ezra D. Alexander; Henry T. Asher; Marcus P. Blakemore; Paul W. Caine; Edward G. Irvin and George W. Edmonds. 

It was the vision of these astute men that enabled them in the school year 1910 - 11, more specifically the night of January 5, 1911, on the campus of Indiana University at Bloomington, Indiana, to sow the seed of a fraternal tree whose fruit is available to, and now enjoyed by, college men everywhere, regardless of their color, religion or national origin. It is a fact of which KAPPA ALPHA PSI is justly proud that the Constitution has never contained any clause which either excluded or suggested the exclusion of a man from membership merely because of his color, creed, or national origin. The Constitution of KAPPA ALPHA PSI is predicated upon, and dedicated to, the principles of achievement through a truly democratic Fraternity. 

From its inception, and for the next six years, Brother Diggs served as the Grand Polemarch of KAPPA ALPHA PSI Fraternity. Through his leadership and indefatigable application, augmented by the efforts of B.K. Armstrong, and John M. Lee, who comprised the remainder of the original Grand Board of Directors, the infant Fraternity was guided through the most perilous years of its life. 

KAPPA ALPHA PSI Fraternity, relatively early, envisioned the modified attitudes of college administrators and administrations regarding certain frivolous activities previously identified with Greek letter organizations; and it initiated appropriate changes. Among the early changes brought about was the banning of paddling and other forms of physical abuse, and the introduction of constructive endeavors during pledgeship and probation. To date, KAPPA ALPHA PSI Fraternity is organizationally and administratively mature. It moves steadily toward a tomorrow of promise, productivity and influence. 

For more information about the Fraternity please go to www.kappaalphapsi1911.com