Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., was founded January 15, 1908, at Howard University with the philosophy of cultivating
and encouraging scholastic and ethical standards of unity and friendship.
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., was founded on January 5, 1911, at the University of Indiana to assist aims of colleges
and universities in uniting college men of culture in a band of brotherhood.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., was founded on November 17, 1911, at Howard University with the ideals of scholarship,
perseverance, manhood and uplifting of human kind in their hearts and the hearts of
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., was founded on January 13, 1913, at Howard University as a public service sorority
promoting academic excellence and providing assistance to the needy.