Category Archives: Kappa Alpha Psi

Calvin Coolidge and Kappa Alpha Psi Share January 5th

Two days after her 54th birthday, Grace Goodhue Coolidge became a widow. The 30th President died suddenly on the morning of January 5, 1933. Calvin Coolidge was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta chapter at Amherst College. His wife was … Continue reading

Posted in Amherst College, Grace Coolidge, Indiana University, Kappa Alpha Psi, Phi Gamma Delta, Pi Beta Phi, Presidents, University of Vermont | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Calvin Coolidge and Kappa Alpha Psi Share January 5th

President Coolidge Passes Ad Astra, Kappa Alpha Psi’s 104th Birthday, and R.I.P. Stuart Scott and Senator Brooke

January 5, 1911 is the founding date of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Founded by ten students at Indiana University, it was originally called Kappa Alpha Nu. At the Grand Chapter meeting of December 1914, a resolution was adopted and the … Continue reading

Posted in Alpha Phi Alpha, Fran Favorite, Greek-letter Organization, Howard University, Kappa Alpha Psi, Phi Gamma Delta, Pi Beta Phi | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on President Coolidge Passes Ad Astra, Kappa Alpha Psi’s 104th Birthday, and R.I.P. Stuart Scott and Senator Brooke

“ΦΓΔ Grieves. ΣΧ Sympathizes, as Former President Calvin Coolidge Enters the Chapter Eternal.”

Two days after her 54th birthday, Grace Goodhue Coolidge became a widow. The 30th President died suddenly on the morning of January 5, 1933. “Calvin Coolidge, Greatest of Fraternity Presidents, Mourned by Greeks” is the headline of an article in … Continue reading

Posted in Amherst College, Calvin Coolidge, First Ladies, Fran Favorite, GLO, Grace Coolidge, Greek-letter Organization, Greek-letter Organization History, Indiana University, Kappa Alpha Psi, Phi Gamma Delta, Pi Beta Phi, Sigma Chi, University of Vermont | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on “ΦΓΔ Grieves. ΣΧ Sympathizes, as Former President Calvin Coolidge Enters the Chapter Eternal.”

And Then There Were Three – The Nearly Extinct Men’s Colleges

American higher education began as an all-male bastion in 1636 when Harvard College was founded primarily to provide the colonies with an educated clergy.  It was not until 200 years later in 1837 that Oberlin College in Ohio enrolled four … Continue reading

Posted in Alpha Phi Alpha, Beta Theta Pi, Chi Phi, Fran Favorite, GLO, Greek-letter Organization, Greek-letter Organization History, Hampden-Sydney College, Iota Phi Theta, Kappa Alpha Psi, Morehouse College, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Kappa Psi, Wabash College | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on And Then There Were Three – The Nearly Extinct Men’s Colleges