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February 20, 2020
February 20, 2020 - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® is deeply saddened to announce the passing of our 21st International President Faye Beverly Bryant. She served as the sorority’s president from 1982-1986.
September 11, 2019
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® seeks to raise $1 million in 24 hours for a second consecutive year during HBCU Impact Day on September 16, 2019. As part of a four-year $10 million fundraising goal, AKA International President Dr. Glenda Glover is leading the challenge for contributions that can help to secure fiscal sustainability and success across all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
July 8, 2019
Breast Cancer Survivors Provide Testimonials to Importance of Early Detection
Music, mingling and mammograms filled the weekend during the 25th Essence Festival in New Orleans, LA July 5-7. Essence organizers delivered the music for concert goers and stars to mingle with, while Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® provided a record 107 free mammography screenings to women, including visitors and local residents. The sorority’s initial goal was to provide 70 free 3D mammograms to uninsured women with the traveling Alpha Kappa Alpha Mobile Mammography Unit at the event.
July 6, 2019
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® will celebrate the Essence Festival 25th anniversary with women’s health as the focus. The international service organization will provide 70 free 3D mammograms to uninsured women, and the New Orleans community with the Alpha Kappa Alpha Mobile Mammography Unit.
July 1, 2019
Tennessee State University is the latest HBCU recipient of financial support from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. AKA continued its commitment of creating a $100,000 endowment at each of the nation's four-year historically black universities and colleges with a donation to Dr. Glenda Glover, who is the leader of both organizations.
June 20, 2019
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® will provide a major boost to the Nashville economy when the service organization holds its 2019 Leadership Seminar in Music City June 27 - 30. Approximately 7,600 members are expected to attend the seminar that will offer over 80 workshops on professional development, personal growth and community service.
June 6, 2019
Hear what Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated President Glenda Glover had to say about HBCUs and more on PoliticsNation with the Rev. Al Sharpton.
March 1, 2019
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated., in partnership with our official philanthropic arm, the Educational Advancement Foundation (EAF), has launched the establishment of the AKA-HBCU Endowment Fund. The fund has been created in an effort to assist in the sustainability of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Over the course of the next four years, the fund has pledged to distribute $10 million in financial support to 96 accredited HBCUs as a part of Alpha Kappa Alpha's Target 1: HBCU For Life: A Call to Action.
November 12, 2018
Each year millions of Americans take on the responsibility of caring for others. Whether it’s aging parents, a spouse or child fighting a debilitating illness, they do what’s needed to take care of their loved ones. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated will hold its first ever AKA Caregivers’ Community Impact Day on Friday, November 16 to recognize the tremendous work of these individuals. The service organization will kick-off their national observance at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI with a public event beginning at 10am.
October 8, 2018
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and Regions Bank are partnering to help college students and underserved communities build financial wealth. The groups will officially announce the agreement during a financial education workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 10 on the campus of Tennessee State University. The workshop is sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Alpha Psi Undergraduate Chapter, and will begin at 3 p.m. in the TSU Faculty Dining Lounge in the Floyd-Payne Campus Center.
July 12, 2018
(Houston, TX) With a commitment to excellence and a vow to uphold the grand legacy of its founders, Dr. Glenda Glover became the 30th International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®. Dr. Glover took the helm of the nation’s oldest Greek-letter organization established by African-American college women on July 12, 2018, in Houston, TX, following the group’s international conference. She will lead the storied organization for four years, 2018-2022, under the theme, “Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service.”