Alpha Omicron Sigma
AŌΣ
FoundedApril 1, 1957; 67 years ago (1957-04-01)
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico
TypeSocial
StatusActive
ScopeNational (PR)
MottoIgualdad, Justicia y Fraternidad
Colors  Yellow,   White, and   Purple
Chapters9
NicknameOmicrones
HeadquartersPonce
Puerto Rico

Alpha Omicron Sigma (AŌΣ) is a Puerto Rican fraternity established in 1957.

History

The Honorable Alpha Omicron Sigma Fraternity was established during August and September of the year 1956 and was initially called Alpha Phriggia Sigma, through the efforts of a group of young students from the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico in Ponce, who were aware of a fraternity where the principles of equality, justice and fraternity were practiced to capacity. It was on April 1, 1957, when it was officially incorporated as a non-profit corporation by being registered in the Registry of Corporations and Entities of Puerto Rico.[1]

Charities

The fraternity participates in charitable activities such as "Rapados por una Causa II' (Shaved for a cause II) for the Cabezitas Rapadas foundation which assists economically and emotionally cancer patients in radio and chemotherapy.[2] It has also collected of shoes for people with needs for the charity organization "Soles4Souls" Capítulo de Puerto Rico.[3] After the 2010 Haiti earthquake, the fraternity collected essential items to be donated to those affected by the earthquake.

Chapters

Passive Zones

See also

Footnotes

  1. ^ "FRATERNIDAD ALPHA OMICRON SIGMA, INC". Registry of Corporations and Entities. Retrieved 18 January 2022.
  2. ^ Sullivan, Pat (8 May 2016). ""Rapados por una Causa II"". El Vocero de Puerto Rico (in Spanish). Retrieved 18 January 2022.
  3. ^ "Recogen zapatos por una causa". Issuu (in Spanish). Periódico El Regional. 29 October 2014. p. 18. Retrieved 18 January 2022.
  4. ^ "PUCPR" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2008-01-12. Retrieved 2008-01-03.
  5. ^ Alba Carballo, Mario (29 January 2016). "Parrandón para el reclutamiento de jóvenes escolares a la IUPI". UPR Río Piedras. Retrieved 18 January 2022.
  6. ^ "ORGANIZACIONES ESTUDIANTILES" (PDF). UPR Cayey. Retrieved 18 January 2022.
  7. ^ "CASA CLUB FRATERNIDAD ALPHA OMICRON SIGMA ZONA PASIVA NORTE INC". Registry of Corporations and Entities. Retrieved 18 January 2022.
  8. ^ "ZONA PASIVA SUR ALPHA OMICRON SIGMA INC". Registry of Corporations and Entities. Retrieved 18 January 2022.
  9. ^ "ZONA PASIVA Utuado ALPHA OMICRON SIGMA INC". Registry of Corporations and Entities. Retrieved 18 January 2022.