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Encyclopedia > Alpha Psi Lambda
ΑΨΛ - Alpha Psi Lambda
The official crest of Alpha Psi Lambda.
Motto Together We Shall Seek the Noblest
Colors Gold and White
Symbol Jaguar
Flower Gold Rose
Founded February 11, 1985 at Ohio State University
Fraternity type Service
Scope National
Headquarters P.O. Box 163788
Columbus, Ohio, USA
Chapters
Tree Palm Tree
Homepage www.alphapsilambda.net

Alpha Psi Lambda Fraterntiy(ΑΨΛ), is the first co-ed Latino oriented Greek letter intercollegiate fraternity founded for Hispanic students in the United States. General Name, Symbol, Number gold, Au, 79 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 11, 6, d Appearance metallic yellow Atomic mass 196. ... White is a color (more accurately it contains all the colors of the visible spectrum and is sometimes described as an achromatic color—black is the absence of color) that has high brightness but zero hue. ... Binomial name Panthera onca (Linnaeus, 1758) The jaguar (Panthera onca) is a large member of the cat family found primarily in the warm regions of the Americas. ... Species About 100, see text A rose is a flowering shrub of the genus Rosa and the flower of this shrub. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... The Ohio State University The Ohio State University (formal name), also known as Ohio State or OSU, is currently the third largest public university in the United States and ranked by US News as the best public university in Ohio and the twenty-first best public university in the nation. ... Service fraternity may refer to any fraternal public service organization, such as the Kiwanis or Rotary International. ... Columbus is the capital of the U.S. state of Ohio. ... State nickname: The Buckeye State Official languages None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Governor Bob Taft (R) Senators Mike DeWine (R) George V. Voinovich (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 34th 116,096 km² 8. ... Genera Many; see list of Arecaceae genera Arecaceae (also known as Palmae), the Palm Family, is a family of flowering plants, belonging to the monocot order, Arecales. ... Coeducation is the integrated education of men and women at the same school facilities; co-ed is a shortened adjectival form of co-educational. ... // Etymology Latino, feminine Latina derives from Latin (the adjectives latinus, latina), originally referring to Latium, the area of Rome, by aitiology derived from a king of the name Latinus. ... The Greek alphabet has been used to write the Greek language since about the 9th century B.C.. It was the first true alphabet, that is, one with a symbol for each vowel and consonant, and is the oldest alphabet in use today. ... While the terms fraternity and sorority may be used to describe any number of social and charitable organizations, including the Lions Club, Epsilon Sigma Alpha, International, and the Shriners, in the United States and Canada fraternities and sororities are most commonly known as social organizations of higher education students (though... Hispanic, as used in the United States, is one of several terms used to categorize U.S. citizens, permanent residents and illegal aliens whose ancestry hails either from Spain, the Spanish-speaking countries of Latin America, or the original settlers of the traditionally Spanish-held Southwestern United States. ...


Alpha Psi Lambda was founded on February 11, 1985 on the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.


The purpose of Alpha Psi Lambda is:

  1. Serve the university campus and community.
  2. Bring forth on a scholastic level, Hispanics/Latinos and others at the university on the basis of friendship.
  3. Provide a supplementary educational, social, and cultural experience for the mutual cultivation of its members.
  4. Advocate for the needs and concerns of the Hispanic/Latino students.
  5. Promote a basis for the diversity of the Hispanic/Latino cultures.
  6. Enhance the educational experience through social and cultural activities, and assist in the development of members? leadership abilities.
  7. Promote inter-Fraternity relations.
  8. Foster positive relations between the Greek system, University/College administration, and the outside community.

The fraternity is a member of the National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO). The National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO) is an umbrella council for 24 Latino Greek Letter Organizations established in 1998. ...


 
 

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