On behalf of the members of the Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, I welcome you to our chapter’s website! It is an honor to serve as the eighth president of this great chapter. For more than 25 years, Upsilon Alpha Omega has been committed to providing programs of service that foster strong relationships, and benefit Gwinnett County, Georgia and our surrounding areas!
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® was founded in 1908. It is the first founded by college-educated, African-American women. From its humble beginnings at Howard University in Washington, D.C. more than a century ago to its global footprint today, it is with great pride that the members of Upsilon Alpha Omega continue to advance the legacy of our founders.
Under the leadership of our 30th International Greek-letter organization President, Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, Ph.D., JD, CPA, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® remains a vital 21st-century service organization that addresses some of the greatest human rights, civil rights, and social issues in our society today. The sorority’s 2018-2022 International Program Initiatives under the platform of Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service will address community needs with programs in five target areas:
- HCBU for Life: A Call to Action
- Women’s Healthcare and Wellness
- Building Your Economic Legacy
- The Arts!
- Global Impact
The members of Upsilon Alpha Omega chapter exemplify excellence through our commitment to fostering strong relationships and delivering exceptional community service projects. Throughout the years, Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter has provided more than $400,000 in scholarships to high school students, and donated thousands to local non-profits. We encourage and welcome support of our programs and fundraising events from the community and business partners. Together, we can continue our legacy of service to all mankind.
Serving in the Spirit of Excellence,