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Alpha Phi Alpha

Address

Campus
PO Box 41889
Lafayette, LA 70504
United States

Inter / National Website

Contacts

Chapter President
Jonathan Alexander
jonpalexander3@gmail.com
Zetaxialphas1968@gmail.com

Chapter Advisor
Dr. Richard Travers
rjtravers@hotmail.com

ΑΦΑ Scholarships

  • Annual Miss Black and Gold Scholarship Pageant
  • High School Leadership Scholarships
  • Angel Tree

Chapter Awards

  • 2018-2019 SGA Senators - Dalon Coleman and Modupeoluwa Oni
  • 2018 Patricia Cottonham Fraternity President of the Year - Jonathan Alexander
  • 2018 Five Star Rating Award
  • 2018 NPHC Greek Expo Winners - Fraternity
  • 2017 NPHC Greek Expo Winners - Fraternity
  • 2017 Outstanding Greek Member of the Year - Jamie Campbell
  • Five-Star Rating (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • 2017 Nation's 2nd largest Alpha chapter at a predominantly white university
  • 2016 Phi Mu's Big Man on Campus - John Lee
  • 2016 Mr. International - Steven Nguyen
  • 2016 Mr. Poetic justice - Jyrian Page
  • 2016 Who's Who Among American College Students - Alfred Smith and Steven Nguyen
  • 2016 Order of Omega - Steven Nguyen and Keithen Domingue
  • 2016 Area Director of the Year - Dr. Richard Travers, Chapter Advisor
  • 2016 President's Honors Convocation - Keithen Domingue
  • 2016 Black Faculty Honors Program - 10 Brothers honored from the chapter
  • 2015-2016 Step Show Wins - UL Lafayette Greek Extravaganza (18th consecutive year); NPHC - McNeese State University; NPHC - LSU
  • 2015-2016 SGA Senator - Kendal Davis
  • 2015 Dr. Richard Travers, Outstanding Area Director of the Year - Southwestern Region
  • Fall 2015 Highest GPA (fraternity)
  • 2015 Greek Hall of Fame - Trevon Oliver
  • 2015 Patricia Cottonham President of the Year - Trevon Oliver
  • 2015 New Greek Man of the Year - Steven Nguyen
  • 2015  Phi Mu's "Big Man on Campus Pageant" - Trevon Oliver
  • Flint Water Drive (won a free concert for the university)
  • 2014 United Way's Visionary Award Winner - Kolby Handy
  • 2014 Greek Expo Winner (fraternity)
  • 2014 Southwestern Region Stroll Champion - Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • Five Star Rating Awards (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • 2013 NPHC Chapter of the Year Award
  • 2012 Southwestern Region Outstanding Advisor of the Year - Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • 2012 Most Outstanding Community Service Project of the Year
  • 2012 Most Outstanding Community Service Member of the Year
  • Greek Expo Winners  (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
  • 2011 Alpha Phi Alpha Highest NPHC/ UL Lafayette Fraternity GPA
  • 2010 Alpha Phi Alpha Louisiana chapter of the year
  • 2010 Alpha Phi Alpha Louisiana chapter with the highest GPA
  • 2010 Charles Harris Westly Award
  • 2009 Chapter Advisor of the Year
     
  • Greek Hall of Hame Inductees:
    • 2017 Jamie Campbell
    • 2017 Nick Smith
    • 2016 John Lee
    • 2016 Alfred Smith
    • 2015 Trevon Oliver
    • 2013 Byron Johnson
    • 2013 Kolby Handy
    • 2012 Breshaud Woodard
    • 2012 Ormise Scott, Jr.
    • Jordan Johnson
    • Marcus Jackson
    • Alvin McKinnis
    • Robert Southers

Organization Facts

  • Motto: First of All, Servants of All, We shall transcend All
  • Founded: December 4, 1906
  • Where: Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
  • Colors: Black and Old Gold
  • Aims: Manly deeds, scholarship, and love for all mankind
  • The 7 Jewels: regarded as the founders of the fraternity because they initiated the fraternal idea

Service Programs

  • Go to High School Go to College
  • F.E.M.A. (Fraternal Empowerment of Mentalities and Attitudes): Special chapter project targeting high school seniors and college freshman to help with the transition; assisting with study tips, financial guidance, time management skills, and overall college life
  • Project Alpha
  • March of Dimes
  • March for Babies
  • Boy Scouts of America- Providing mentoring and assistance with local troop
  • Habitat for Humanity -Provided assistance in Lafayette
  • A Voteless People is a Hopeless People
    • Knocked door-to-door in Lafayette to provide information about upcoming elections
    • Passed out pamphlets on campus
    • Voter Registration Drives
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters - Bowl for Kids with Acadiana Lanes
  • Assist Acadiana High School’s Step Team
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Education Foundation
  • Sunset Middle School 12 hour Lock-In
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
  • Annual MLK Quiz Bowl Tournament
  • Frequent Street Cleanings of MLK Road
  • Special Projects
  • Fundraisers for Jena Six (Car washes and Coin drives)
  • St. Joseph’s Diner (Local homeless food shelter)
  • Holy Family Fun Day in conjunction with Sigma Gamma Rho

Recruitment Info

Dr. Richard Travers, Chapter Advisor
(337) 233-8598
rjtravers@hotmail.com