The Beta Gamma Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., contributed $37,401 to Dillard University on January 6, 2024. This substantial donation was made during the chapter’s third luncheon at the university since 2015, reflecting their ongoing commitment to the institution.
Jamal Grooms ‘83, representing the fraternity, stated, “We, as proud Dillard Graduates and committed Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Beta Gamma Chapter Alumni, deem it our fiduciary responsibility to promote, support and assist in the aims and purposes of D.U. We commenced giving as a unit in 2013 and initiated the Beta Gamma Endowment several years later. As a result, we have pledged to continue the giving campaigns, with a goal of enriching our beloved Alma Mater. The motivation is simple, ‘To help the institution that helped us.'”
Since 2013, the Beta Gamma Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi has shown consistent support for Dillard University, highlighted by establishing the Beta Gamma Endowed Scholarship. To date, they have donated more than $100,000.Their recent donation reinforces this ongoing commitment to the university’s development and exemplifies the strong bond between the alumni and the institution.
About Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc:
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. is an international Greek-letter organization founded January 5, 1911, on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Under the motto “Training for Leadership in Every Field of Human Endeavor,” the fraternity has initiated over 250,000 members across 643 active undergraduate and alumni chapters throughout the United States since its inception, with international chapters in Abu Dhabi UAE, Canada, Germany, South Korea, Japan, US Virgin Islands, Nigeria, South Africa, the Grand Bahamas, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, and Bermuda. The Fraternity’s International Headquarters is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For additional information about Kappa Alpha Psi
About Dillard University:
Dillard University, Louisiana’s oldest historically Black university, focuses on leadership development in ethical living, precise thinking, and courageous action. The private, faith-based liberal arts university in New Orleans offers various majors and certificate programs. Dillard is recognized for its academic standing, including rankings in The New York Times Mobility Index and Academic Influence. Its mission emphasizes guiding future leaders. For more information, visit www.dillard.edu.