Tau Upsilon Omega Chapter 
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated 
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The History of 
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority was founded on January 15, 1908 at Howard University in  Washington, D.C., by nine women who were known as The Original Group of 1908, led by Ethel Hedgeman Lyle, and seven sophomores who were accepted as honor initiates and are known as The Sophomores of 1910. 

The leadership the original sixteen exhibited in setting up the sorority has created social and economic capital for over one hundred years.

Alpha Kappa Alpha serves the community through a membership of more than 250,000 women in over 950 chapters in the United States and several other countries. Membership is extended to female college undergraduate and graduate students. The sorority also bestows honorary membership as the highest honor.

Alpha Kappa Alpha states that since the organization's founding, "the sisterhood of Alpha Kappa Alpha has responded to the world's increasing complexity." The sorority continues to empower communities through exemplary service initiatives and progressive programs. The Sororities motto is 'Service To All Mankind'.

The sorority celebrated a centennial anniversary on January 15, 2008.  

The chapter's current National President is Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson  (2014-2018).

Notable women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated include; Dr. Maya Angelou (Renowned noverlist,poet, educator and activist), Phylicia Ayers-Allen (Actress), Alicia Keyes(Grammy award winning singer), Ella Fitzgerald (Internationally renown jazz singer), Dr. Mae Jemison (Physician and first African-American woman astronaut), James Addams (Founder of Hull House), and Eleanor Roosevelt to name a few.

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