African-American Clubs and Organizations on Campus

There are many opportunities for African-Americans to participate in clubs and organizations such as fraternities and organizations and the Black Student union. Found under the Student Programs page on the Millersville website you can find information about these organizations if you are interested.

Alpha Phi Alpha is an African-American fraternity the prides itself on creating a spirit of brotherhood and training a new generation of leaders for the future. Historically, Alpha Phi Alpha was the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African–Americans, and was founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. The fraternity was originally created to provide moral support for those suffering from racial prejudice. Throughout history members of Alpha Phi Alpha consisted of men like W.E.B. DuBois and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Delta Sigma Theta sorority consists of predominately black college educated women and pride themselves on promoting academic excellence, scholarships, and to highlight issue and provide solutions within their community. Historically, Delta Sigma Theta was founded in 1913 at Howard University, in Washington D.C.

Also along with sororities and fraternities there is the Black Student Union. BSU is an organization designed to create a positive community atmosphere where African-American students can gain knowledge and rise to their full potential in society and community life. The BSU meets on Thursdays at 9:15 p.m. in the Student Memorial Center in room 161. There are now 300 members in the BSU.

Becoming involved in campus life is a simple as visiting a webpage to get started. Student organizations are a great why to meet new people and build your resumé.