The Purpose of Alpha Omicron Pi
The Object of the Fraternity shall be to encourage a spirit of fraternity and love among its members; to stand at all times for character, dignity, scholarship, and college loyalty; to strive for and support the best interests of the colleges and universities in which chapters are installed; and in no way to disregard, injure or sacrifice those interests for the sake of the prestige or advancement of the Fraternity or any of its chapters.
Αlpha Omicron Pi Scholarships
Women of Alpha Omicron Pi are eligible to apply for multitude of scholarships within the organization, including academic and leadership scholarships and others as part of the Alpha Omicron Pi Foundation.
Awards and Acknowledgments
- 5 star chapter: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019
- 4 star chapter: 2008, 2016
- 1st place overall in Homecoming 2010 and 2011
- 1st place overall in Greek Week 2011, 2013
- 2nd place overall in Greek Week 2014, 2018
- 1st place in Cajun Karaoke 2016
- 1st Place in Krewe of Roux 2010
- 3rd place in Homecoming Skit 2008
- Winner of Pi Week 2009 with Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity
- Winner of Lambda Chi Alpha Pumpkin Bust Week 2019
- Winner of Lambda Chi Alpha’s Pumpkin Bust Pageant 2018
Winner of Lambda Chi Alpha’s Pumpkin Bust Week 2018
- Fall 2018 University College Outstanding Graduate – Bethany Godbold
- 2016 Miss UL – Kristal Breaux
- 2017 Krewe of Roux Queen - Sarah Haik
- 2017 Homecoming Court – Katie Wappel
- 2018 Homecoming Court – Eden Abraham
- Lambda Chi Alpha Crescent Court 2018-2019 – Sarah Haik
- Phi Kappa Theta Ruby Court 2019-2020 – Hannah Noel
- Sigma Nu’s White Rose Queen 2019-2020 – Laura Pellegrin
Outstanding Sophomore of 2016 – Katie Wappel
- Greek Hall of Fame - Epsilon class members: Brittany Labbie and Lacey Guillory
- Greek Hall of Fame – Iota class Member: Katie Wappel
Greek Hall of Fame - Lambda class members: Gina Ganster and Gabrielle Dubois
- Alpha Omicron Pi, Delta Beta was originally chartered on UL Lafayette’s campus in 1956.
- Open Motto: Righteousness of Life
- Fraternity Motto: Inspire Ambition
- Delta Beta has formally adopted Lafayette’s local sexual assault crisis center, Hearts of Hope, as its local philanthropy. Many of the chapter’s philanthropic efforts go to support them.
- One of four chapters of Alpha Omicron Pi in Louisiana
- Alpha Omicron Pi, Delta Beta hosts two major Philanthropy events each year. Smoke Out Arthritis barbecue cook-off in the fall and the Spike Out Arthritis volleyball tournament in the Spring.
- Raised over $11,000 for Juvenile Arthritis and Arthritis Research in 2019
- All sisters are involved in at least one other campus activity
Our value of college loyalty has led our sisters to hold leadership positons in many organizations on campus such as:
Alpha Psi Omega
American Institute of Architecture Students
Arabic Culture Club
Criminal Justice Society
Habitat for Humanity
Moot Court Team
NAMI on Campus
National Society of Leadership and Success
Ragin' Cajun Catholics
Ragin' Leadership Academy
Psi Chi Honor Society
SOUL Camp Leadership Staff
Student Government Association
Student Orientation Leadership Team
UL Lafayette Equestrian Team
UL Lafayette Honor’s Board
- Founded January 2, 1897 at Barnard College in NYC
- Mission Statement: Women Enriched Through Lifelong Friendship
- The four pillars of our Fraternity set forth by our founders: character, dignity, scholarship and college loyalty
- Color: Cardinal to represent simplicity
- Jewel: Ruby
- Flower: Jacqueminot Rose
- Mascot: Panda
- Headquarters is based in Brentwood, TN
- The National Philanthropy is Juvenile Arthritis and Arthritis Research and Education
- International organization - 138 active collegiate chapters; 150 alumnae chapters in US and Canada
- Alpha Omicron Pi is the only fraternity not to have a crest, only a badge. We were founded on Greek ideals, not Roman.
- Alpha Omicron Pi Foundation was established in 1977 as a nonprofit organization to support various philanthropies of the fraternity. Since 1977, the foundation has contributed over $4.5 million to philanthropic causes.
P.O. Box 41447
Lafayette, LA 70504
Alpha Omicron Pi will be participating in UL Lafayette Panhellenic Council Fall Recruitment.
Please see the Panhellenic Council page for more information.