Alpha Lambda Omega
ΑΛΩ
FoundedApril 9, 1990; 31 years ago (1990-04-09)
The University of Texas at Austin
TypeSocial
EmphasisChristian
Colors  Scarlet   Purple
SymbolThe Sheep
FlowerThe Lily
Chapters16
Members1000+ collegiate
Websitehttp://www.alocs.org

Alpha Lambda Omega Christian Sorority, Incorporated (ΑΛΩ) is a national, inter-denominational Christian sorority founded April 9, 1990, by four students at the University of Texas at Austin.[1][2] The sorority consists of 14 chapters in the states of Texas, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Oklahoma and is governed by a national executive board in the headquarters in Houston, Texas.

History

The spark that started the fire was the salvation of one founder, Tyesha Elam. With God's guidance Soror Elam along with her suite mates/co founders Amanda Tezeno, Dawn Walton and Terra Delaney, Alpha Lambda Omega Christian Sorority was established on the University of Texas at Austin on April 9, 1990.[3]

Brothers

The official brothers of Alpha Lambda Omega Christian Sorority are the brothers of Gamma Phi Delta Christian Fraternity, founded in 1988.[4]

Undergraduate Chapters

The chapters of Alpha Lambda Omega are:[5]

Alumni

The chapters of Alpha Lambda Omega are:[5]

References

  1. ^ Black Greek 101: the culture, customs, and challenges of Black fraternities and sororities, page 105
  2. ^ Brothers and sisters: diversity in college fraternities and sororities, p227
  3. ^ "The History of Alpha Lambda Omega Christian Sorority, Inc". 1990. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-05-07.
  4. ^ "Gamma Phi Delta Christian Fraternity, Inc". Archived from the original on 2010-06-03. Retrieved 2011-04-14.
  5. ^ a b Chapters