Tuesday, March 15, 1938, six college graduates gave birth to Rho Alpha
Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. in
men created the Chapter’s motto: “Hit
the Ground Running” In the spirit of that motto, Rho Alpha was
one of the few prestige chapters created during the 1920’s and 30’s.
Over the years Rho Alpha has been comprised of men from
distinguished stations and accomplishments all over the city.
Rho Alpha continues to set the standard in education, politics,
law-enforcement, technology and many, many other fields throughout
Rho Alpha is well
known for celebrating the carnival season of Mardi Gras each and every
The men of
Alpha Chapter will always continue manifest the essence of our Cardinal
Principles; Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance, and Uplift.
IS ESSENTIAL TO THE SOUL.