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Program Spotlight


Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are the birthplace of majority of the Black Greek Lettered Organizations (BGLOs). Without Howard University in Washington D.C., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated's course in history would be written differently. The 'Think HBCU' initiative pays tribute and reignites support of our nation's HBCUs. 


The following HBCUs are dear to Pi Sigma Omega as a few of our chapter members have attended, graduated or were initiated into undergraduate chapters on these campuses.  Click on the university seal to learn more about the specific HBCU.

Alabama A&M University

Organized in 1875, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University of Huntsville, Alabama is a land-grant university supported by the State of Alabama. Sorority members Jesterina Bailey and Eleanor Johnson graduated from Alabama A&M University.

Grambling State University

Founded in 1901, Grambling State University (GSU) is a located in Grambling, Louisiana. The university is the home of late head football 

coach Eddie Robinson, and is listed on the Louisiana African American Heritage Trail. Sorority member Melissa Moss graduated from Grambling State University.

Howard University

Founded in 1867, Howard University is a federally chartered, private, coeducational, and nonsectarian in Washington, D.C. It is classified as a research university with high research activity. Sorority members Beverly Wilson and Felicia Anderson both graduated from Howard University. 

North Carolina Central University 

Founded in 1910, North Carolina Central University is the nation's first public liberal arts college founded for African-Americans, located in Durham, North Carolina.  Sorority member Zoanne Petteway graduated with a Bachelor's degree from North Carolina Central University.

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