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Phi Alpha Chapter Committees

Talent Hunt
The focus of this Committee is organizing an annual Talent Hunt for promising youth talent in the area. This event highlights the performing arts skills of local high school students. The winners of the Talent Hunt move on to compete at the State of South Carolina Talent Hunt and may potentially compete at the District and International competitions. This is an International Mandated Program of the Fraternity.

History Committee
The maintenance and update of the chapter history must include all written, audio or visual information. The committee is also charged with planning the chapter annual anniversary to be held in October of each year. The KRS will be the care taker of the information collected. The history will also be maintained and updated on the chapter web page.

Social Committee
The focus of this Committee is to plan social activities for the brothers of Phi Alpha and their families. The goal is to build friendships through social interaction and to arrange events that have a purely social, fun objective. The Committee has a goal of arranging at least 1 social event per quarter.

Social Action
The focus of this Committee is to promote the "Uplift" cardinal principle of the Fraternity. In doing so, the Committee strives to aid and/or assist some of the various charitable entities and individuals located in Upstate, SC.

Political Action
Phi Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., pledge to implement political participation projects by organizing communities through voter registration and political awareness, by communicating with our elected officials to develop a call to action plan and maintain a vehicle for political information for members of the brotherhood, the community and other organizations.

Memorial Service
March 12th of each year has been established as Memorial Day. Chapters are expected to conduct an appropriate service to recall the memory of those members who have entered into Omega Chapter.

Scholarship and Education
The focus of this Committee is:

  1. Stimulate and cultivate scholarship on the part of the youth of the community.
  2. Provide appropriate recognition for youth engaged in significant scholarship activities.
  3. Provide financial assistance via annual scholarships to deserving youth of exceptional ability, talent and character.
  4. Recognize significant scholarship efforts by Omega brothers.
The Committee also works to develop funding sources and financial arrangements that will enable the Committee to perform its functions. This is an International Mandated Program of the Fraternity.

Omega Gents
The focus of this program is to make early contact and provide strategic intervention to African-American boys ages 8-18. The Saturday morning program will provide an avenue to showcase the positive images of African American youth in the community. The young men will go through a rites of passage program called P.R.I.D.E. which stands for: Purpose, Respect, Integrity, Determination and Enthusiasm. The rites of passage stages help to develop ideal characteristics into the young men that will enhance self esteem and promote productivity. The young men learn to serve and contribute to the public, build and retain self esteem and develop self discipline and respect for self and others.

Achievement Week
The focus of this committee is to highlight the achievements of members of Phi Alpha Chapter as well as members of the local, regional and national communities. The activities traditionally include the Achievement Week Banquet, and Chapter Worship Service. The Achievement Week Celebration is one of the International Mandated Programs of the Fraternity.

Housing
The focus of this committee is to locate and approve the acquisition of a fraternity house.

Achievement Week
The focus of this committee is to highlight the achievements of members of Phi Alpha Chapter as well as members of the local, regional and national communities. The activities traditionally include the Achievement Week Banquet, and Chapter Worship Service. The Achievement Week Celebration is one of the International Mandated Programs of the Fraternity.

Budget and Audit
The committee sets the yearly budget for chapter operations. The committee is also charged with reviewing and updating the chapter bylaws.

Reclamation/Retention
The committee implements programs and activities for reclaiming non-financial brothers. The committee will also implement programs and activities for retaining financial Brothers.

"Friendship is Essential to the Soul" Manhood. Scholarship. Perseverance. Uplift.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. - Phi Alpha Chapter #567 - PO Box 551 - Greer, SC 29652