Alpha Kappa Omega Chapter was chartered in 1928. Six young women (Gladys Davis Simon, Hazel Hainsworth Young, Lillian Vance Chester, Marie Viola Butler Taylor, Anna Belle Stokes and Erma Sweat Wallace) met to discuss the possibility of starting a graduate chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. After careful and intuitive deliberations, they formulated the necessary procedures for the subsequent chartering of Alpha Kappa Omega Chapter.
Since its humble beginnings, over 87 years ago, the dynamic leadership of 35 presidents, coupled with the noteworthy contributions of its members, the chapter boasts of having realized significant accomplishments that characterize, and lend credence to, our motto of “Service to All Mankind”.
As our award winning chapter embarks on the celebration of its 87th anniversary, we continue to subscribe to the aspirations, ideals,and goals of our national founders and our charter members, and have determined that their vision, originality, spirituality and foresight will forever serve as guiding lights for Alpha Kappa Omega. Our membership has grown from the original six to over 500, and we are dedicated to the success of the International Programs of the sorority and Supreme President Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson, and her programs, “Launching New Dimensions of Service”.