The Carrollton-based Rho Nu Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., was voted Texas Council of Alpha Chapters (TCAC) Alumni Chapter of the Year during the 2016 TCAC District Convention in Waco. The distinction is awarded annually to the alumni chapter that exhibits the high standards of the fraternity through its leadership, commitment to fraternal aims, and service.
“We are truly honored to represent our fraternity in the state of Texas as a chapter that stands on the front line to support the needs of others through investing our time, energy, and resources,” said Corey Wilson, Rho Nu Lambda chapter president. “We are humbled by the distinction, but our motivation goes well beyond rewards and recognition. We aim to uphold our pledge to show love for all mankind through our service and dedication to others.”
The Carrollton chapter has partnered with various local and national service organizations such as March of Dimes, Metrocrest Services, Special Olympics of North Texas, and Ronald McDonald House of Dallas. Through its Alpha Scholars Educational Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, the fraternity provides academic scholarships to deserving high school students each year. Alpha Phi Alpha was recently awarded a federal grant to support its Go-to-High School, Go-to-College national mentoring initiative, and the Rho Nu Lambda chapter was one of a select group of alumni chapters nationwide to receive a portion of this grant to enhance its local mentoring program.
Rho Nu Lambda’s distinction as alumni chapter of the year represents the entire district of Texas, the largest in the fraternity. For more information on the Rho Nu Lambda chapter and its current initiatives, visit www.rhonulambda1906.org. To learn more about Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, visit the official website at www.apa1906.net.