A Message from Our President...
Greetings and Welcome!
Eta Omega Omega Chapter was chartered by twelve members on May 23, 1964. As the first graduate chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated established in Bronx County, we pride ourselves on educating, engaging and empowering community residents by providing meaningful service to the Bronx community. We assess the needs of the community, plan purposefully, and collaborate with other civic minded organizations to execute programs that will address the community concerns.
Our members are all college educated, professional women, who range in age from 24 to 99, and who all work assiduously to continue the legacy of service to all mankind. We are a sisterhood established on January 15th, 1908 on Howard University Campus in Washington D.C. We are proud members of the oldest Greek letter organization established by African American women.
On June 25, 1983, Eta Omega Omega chartered the only undergraduate chapter on a City University of New York campus. Xi Xi (Lehman College) Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. In 1999, our foundation was created, in 2009 the name was changed to Wheeler, Wilson and Johnson Community Projects, Incorporated organized exclusively for educational and charitable purposes within the Bronx County.
On May 23rd, 2019, Eta Omega Omega Chapter celebrated 55 years of service. We proudly operate on a long history of service in every program that we do. We work to educate our community about various health issues, and we work with our youth to help ensure that they have a bright future. Our chapter signature program, Rites of Passage Mentoring, aims to empower high school seniors and assist them with procuring scholarship funds for college. Our other programs focus on the Arts, the Black Family, Education, Economic Security, Health, Global Poverty, Social Justice and Human Rights.
The 2018-2022 program theme as outlined by our International President, Dr. Glenda Glover, is Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service. The International Program includes five program targets that parallel to the core mission of Alpha Kappa Alpha, and all reflect our commitment to sustainable service. The five program targets are: (1) HBCU for Life: A Call to Action, (2) Women’s Healthcare and Wellness, (3) Building Your Economic Legacy, (4) The Arts and (5) Global Impact in our local and global communities.
The Signature Program under the current administration is #CAP℠ which is the abbreviation for College Admissions Process. This program is designed to assist students with making the right college match by providing a personalized approach to the college application process. We assist students with identifying the best school options and completing the college application.
On on behalf of the 123 members of Eta Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, we thank you for visiting our website. Check frequently for community based service programs that serve the Bronx community. We look forward to your support of our public programs and fundraisers, in our quest to serve all mankind.
With warmest regards,
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
President, Eta Omega Omega Chapter