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On Wednesday, January 15th, 1908 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. was founded in Miner Hall on the campus of Howard University. Five years later on January 29, 1913 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority was incorporated to perpetuate the lifelong rituals and traditions of the sisterhood. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated was the first Greek letter organization founded by and for black women. Over the past decades, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated has flourished into an international organization with over 800 chapters. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated is the epitome of class, grace, and womanhood.


On Saturday, February 15, 1947, on the campus of Hampton Institute, Soror Edna Over Campbell, International President officiated at the chartering ceremony of the Gamma Theta Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. The chapter consisted of eleven new sorors and one transfer. Their names were: Jacquelin Brandon, Gwendolyn Bridge, Ernestine Faucette, Mercedes Hardwick, Mozel Jenkins, Alberta Mangana, Julia Moore, Rosemary Morris, Margaret Rogers, Barbara Southall, Mabelle Warren, and Ruby Dowles. Ever since its inception, Gamma Theta has been diligently involved with service projects some of which include--- Senior Citizen and Veterans Administration Hospital visitations, Financial Aid Seminars for High School Students, Tutorial Programs, Voter Awareness Drives and Events, Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets, Seasonal Wraps Drive, Events and Activities with the Gamma Upsilon Omega Chapter, and Red Cross Blood Drives. The path of leadership was started at Hampton University, but it continues as Sorors of Gamma Theta have excelled in such areas as medicine, politics, education, business, religion, law, and much more!

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