Check Out The NPHC!

Take a look at all of the organizations that make up George Mason University's NPHC below.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated

Chapter: Iota Alpha

Founded: December 4, 1906

Alpha Phi Alpha™, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African American Men, was founded on December 4, 1906™ at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by seven college men who recognized the need for a strong bond of brotherhood among African descendants in this country.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

Chapter: Omicron Iota

Founded: January 15, 1908

Alpha Kappa Alpha's mission is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of "Service to All Mankind".

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated

Chapter: Mu Mu

Founded: January 5, 1911

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. was born in an environment saturated in racism. One of the 5 Objectives of the Fraternity is: "To promote the spiritual, social, intellectual and moral welfare of members." Many aspects of the Fraternity's rites are engrained in Christianity ideals and contain excerpts from the Bible. This fraternity has never restricted membership on the basis of color, creed or national origin.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated

Chapter: Omicron Rho

Founded: January 13, 1913

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is an organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. The Founders of Delta Sigma Theta envisioned an organization committed to sisterhood, scholarship, service, and addressing the social issues of the time.

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated

Chapter: Rho Tau

Founded: January 9, 1914

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated strives to exemplify the ideals of brotherhood, scholarship, and service. They believe that each potential member should be judged by his own merits, rather than his family background or affluence, without regard to race, nationality, skin tone or texture of hair. They desire for their fraternity to exist as part of an even greater brotherhood which would be devoted to the "inclusive we" rather than the "exclusive we".

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated

Chapter: Zeta Omicron

Founded: January 16, 1920

Zeta Phi Beta was founded on the campus of Howard University. This sorority was founded on the ideals that elitism and socializing overshadowed the real mission for progressive organizations and failed to address fully the societal mores, ills, prejudices, and poverty affecting humanity in general and the black community in particular. It embraces the highest academic ideals and that has resulted in its members serving in groundbreaking roles in all fields of endeavor.

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated

Chapter: Mu Omega

Founded: November 12, 1922

It is the mission of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. to enhance the quality of life for women and their families in the U.S. and globally through community service, civil, and social action. Their goal is to achieve greater progress in the areas of education, health awareness, and leadership development. Their members, affiliates, staff, and community partners work to create and support initiatives that align with our vision.

Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Incorporated

Chapter: Zeta Tau

Founded: September 19, 1963

Based upon their ages, heightened responsibilities, and increased level of maturity, their perspective led them to establishing the Fraternity's purpose of "The development and perpetuation of Scholarship, Leadership, Citizenship, Fidelity, and Brotherhood among Men." Additionally, they conceived the Fraternity's motto, "Building a Tradition, Not Resting Upon One!" They have come to represent excellence in all areas.