Oregon State University

Kappa Alpha Psi

Iota Iota
Council Membership: 
National Pan-Hellenic Council (Divine Nine)
Chartered: 
1978
Mission: 

Achievement In Every Field of Human Endeavor

Addresses
Physical: 

Kappa Alpha Psi has a box in Snell Hall (Center for Fraternity & Sorority Life)

Mailing: 

Kappa Alpha Psi has a box in Snell Hall (Center for Fraternity & Sorority Life)

Phone Numbers
Office: 
541-250-1387
Membership
Recruitment Requirements: 

2.5 GPA, 3 letters of recommendation, and an application (found on national website)

Organization Facts: 

An African-American Fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi was founded on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana on January 5th, 1911.  Although maintaining a predominantly African-American core, Kappa Alpha Psi is NOT and exclusive organization. Referred to as Kappas, Nupes, and Pretty Boys

Chapter Facts: 

Founded on June 3rd, 1978 by Lonnie B. Harris, Charles Maxey, and Dr. William Gamble.  Black Cultural Center named after the honorable Lonnie B. Harris.  Oldest multicultural Greek Organization at Oregon State University.

Famous Alumni: 

Local: Keenan Lewis - Pittsburgh Steelers (former OSU football player), Dorian Smith - Winnipeg Blue Bombers (former OSU football player)

National:  Johnny Cochran (Law), Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell (Basketball Hall of Fame), Kenny Lofton (baseball), Arthur Ashe (tennis), Mike Tomlin (Head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers), Cedric the Entertainer (comedian), Montell Jordan (music), Rev. Ralph Abernathy (civil rights movement)

Philanthropy: 

iKARE (stands for International Kappa Action Relief Effort) for Haiti

Contact Info

Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life,
431-433 Snell Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331 - 541-737-5432
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